We know the process can be tough—and we're here for you. The Duquesne University Cultural
Ambassadors (DUCA) is a student organization that works closely with the Center for
Global Engagement to build an inviting and inclusive atmosphere for international
As a prospective or incoming international students, we'll pair you with a Cultural
Ambassador—a current student who has already been through the process of settling
into a new environment. They will be your personal connection to the university as
they help you work through the decision, acceptance, orientation and settling-in phase
of the admissions and arrival process.
Become a Cultural Ambassador
We are always looking for responsible, committed, and open-minded students
to join the Cultural Ambassadors!
Have you ever been in a completely new situation and wished that you had someone to
help you get settled?
Have you returned from a semester abroad and are you looking for a way to keep connected
with international cultures?
Are you a current international student who remembers what it was like when you first
arrived to the U.S.?
Are you interested in being a friend to the international community at Duquesne?
Be a friend to international students
Be a part of the international community at Duquesne
Participate in many fun events
Take advantage of student leadership opportunities
Develop intercultural understanding and communication
Become a global citizen!
Connect with prospective and accepted international students through email to answer
questions and help them better understand Duquesne University and Pittsburgh
Meet with and give campus tours to prospective international students who are visiting
Connect with incoming international students to help them prepare for their arrival
to the university
Actively participate in international orientation events to assist new students as
they transition into life at DU and in America
Become a source of support for international students throughout the semester as they
settle in to life at DU and in America
Help plan and attend events for international students