Opportunities & Organizations

Here at the McAnulty College & Graduate School of Liberal Arts, there are a variety of clubs and groups that students can become a part of in order to grow in their social and academic careers.

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Advertising Club

The Advertising Club provides students with the opportunity to put learning into practice. We help other clubs and organizations on campus advertise their events, assisting with poster/flyer design, social media post creation, among other forms of digital advertisement. The club helps local clients put together integrated marketing campaigns, provides networking opportunities with advertising professionals, and holds discussion of major issues in the rapidly evolving advertising and marketing industries.

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American Sign Language Club

This organization seeks to provide activities within the community for students who want a deeper understanding of those that use Sign Language and theiur culture. Meetings will also offer an opportunity for students to learn and practice signs in a supportive, relaxed environment.

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Duquesne Debating Society

The mission of the Duquesne Debating Society is to promote the practice of debate as a mode of deliberation, dialogue, and interpersonal discovery. They work to enhance opportunities for debate education and participation throughout the Duquesne University community. The Society welcomes students at every level of debate experience.

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D.U. Quark

The mission of The D.U.Quark is to create professional opportunities for Duquesne University students to communicate STEM topics for broader audiences. This student-run publication writes, peer reviews, and publishes research articles, news articles, and creative works related to the sciences, research, and the environment. There are also opportunities for students to be involved with social media promotion, outreach, editing, and design. All majors are invited to join. The D.U.Quark aims to engage all members of the Duquesne community in an interdisciplinary conversation about research locally and globally.

Learn more about internship opportunities with The D.U. Quark!

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International Relations Club

International Relations Club is an organization focused on bringing those interested in various global topics and issues together in a fun and exciting way. Being an IR major is not required and anyone is welcome.

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:Lexicon Magazine

Created to showcase the creative works of students, faculty, and alumni, :Lexicon is Duquesne University's journal of arts and literature. Since 2005, this student-run publication has been home to the poetry, prose, and visual art of our campus community. :Lexicon further celebrates the creative presence on Duquesne's campus through its annual art show and open mic nights throughout the academic year.

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Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association's official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. LPH represents what Aristotle described in The Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics. Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline.

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Model United Nations Club

The United Nations Club provides a vehicle through which members of the Duquesne community may explore and, therefore, better understand current politically related international affairs, with primary emphasis on both the United Nations' activity and United States foreign policy.

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Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, was founded for the purpose of bringing together students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics. Membership in Pi Sigma Alpha is open to undergraduate and graduate students in political science who have achieved the required level of academic excellence.

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Pre-Law Society

Interested in the law, law school, or a career in law? With the Pre-Law Society, you can enjoy the perks of getting help with law school applications, the LSAT, listening to speakers (including, law professors, attorneys, judges, law students, and more) with a varieties of specialties that give advice and guidance to aspiring students.

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Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.

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Public Relations Student Society of America

Students who join PRSSA participate in professional development, firm tours, visits from public relations professionals and hands-on, skill building public relations activities. In addition, PRSSA sponsors networking opportunities in the form of talks and roundtable discussions led by Pittsburgh's top public relations professionals.

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Women in STEM

The Women in STEM at Duquesne University (WIS-DU) forum is designed to promote and support women in basic and applied sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics career paths at Duquesne University.