Events, Activities, and International Organizations

Student Organizations

Duquesne has over 200 student organizations that you can join to make friends, learn something new, and get involved on campus.

International Events:

 The many international organizations at Duquesne plan an extensive calendar of events throughout the year, including:

  • Iftar Meal
  • Latin American Kick-Off Dinner
  • Latino Bake Sale
  • International Student Organization (ISO) Dessert Nights/ Mixers
  • Salsa Night
  • Latin Movie Night
  • International Fall Festival
  • Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Memorial
  • Latin Movie Night 
  • ISO Latin America Continent Night
  • Diwali Night with the Indian Students Association
  • Showcase Afrique with the Union of African Students
  • Holi Event with the Indian Students Association
  • International Week

American Traditions Series Events:

Each year, the Center for Global Engagement offers a series of activities to introduce our international students to some of the traditions and events that many Americans celebrate.

  • Tanger Outlets Shopping
  • Haunted Farmhouse
  • Thanksgiving Lunch 
  • Christmas Tree Decorating
  • Christmas Lights Tour at Hartwood Acres
  • Ice Skating Downtown- PPG Plaza
  • Snow Tubing
  • Easter Lunch

International Student Organization 

The International Student Organization (ISO) is one of the largest and most active student organizations on campus. ISO:

  • Organizes events throughout the year to bring together international students and U.S. students, including International Week - one of the largest events on campus
  • Exposes our campus community to the various cultures represented at the university
  • Encourages dialogue among diverse students at Duquesne
  • Organizes service projects for local communities

Contact: President -Samih Nassif -

Other International Organizations and Clubs

There are also a number of other organizations that focus on specific cultures. Any interested Duquesne student is welcome to join and attend their meetings and events throughout the year. Contact the students leaders for each organization for more information, or click on the links provided below for more specific information about the organizations.

Asian Student Organization

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Latin American Student Association (LASA)

Duquesne Indian Students Association (DISHA)

Union of African Students (UAS)

Duquesne has a variety of activities and events for student with a wide range of interests. Check out Duquesne's Student Activities web site for a complete list of organizations and activities throughout the year as well as the Student Life page where you will find additional information about campus life.