Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 4-8, 2022

This spring Duquesne University joins the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students in celebrating the contributions, impact and value of our graduate and professional students bring to our community. The Graduate Council, GPSC and units across campus have collaborated to offer a variety of opportunities the week of April 4-8.

Thank you, students, for your excellence in scholarship and teaching, your collegiality and your creativity. We're so grateful you are part of Duquesne University!

Follow GPSC's Instagram and Twitter to win prizes and stay updated on activities! Check back for continued updates & daily contests!

All Week

Discounts at Barnes and Noble
50% off a cafe item; 50% off lowest ticketed price on clearance items.  

Monday, April 4

Daily Raffle
What's your favorite thing about Duquesne? Post a comment on GPSC's Instagram or Twitter and enter to win some Duquesne gear!

Tuesday, April 5

Daily Raffle
Duquesne Graduate and Professional students are all over the world. Tell us on GPSC's Instagram or Twitter where you are as you pursue your degree. You can win a $50 Amazon digital gift card!

Wednesday, April 6

Daily Raffle
Visit GPSC on Instagram or Twitter and give a shout out to a Duquesne teacher who has made a positive impact on you. We'll select winners at random and send you and the teacher you mention Starbucks gift cards!

Thursday, April 7

Daily Raffle
Show some school pride. Visit GPSC on Instagram or Twitter and identify your school of study at Duquesne. We'll draw winners from the school with the most posts and send some sweet treats!

Gumberg Library | Graduate Study Room-Library 206 | 10:00-2:00
There will be plenty of food and drink, as well as grab-n-go snacks. Any graduate & professional student who stops by the Graduate Study Room can register to win a "movie night" gift basket.

Friday, April 8

Free Head Shots | Admin 311 | By appointment
Graduate and professional students can receive a professional headshot free of charge. Photography sessions are by appointment. Space is limited. A registration link was emailed to students on 3/25/2022.

Daily Raffle
Use GPSC's Instagram or Twitter feeds to share some ideas for a bigger and better Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week next year. What kind of events, services or activities would you like to see next year? We'll randomly select a winner for a $100 Amazon gift card!

GPSC T-Shirt Giveaway | Gumberg Library Patio | 11:00-2:00
GPSC students will be handing out Grad Student T-Shirts and other goodies. Quantities are limited, so it will be on a first come basis until the T-Shirts are gone.

GPSC Executive Committee

  • President - Jake Kim
  • Vice President - Jonathan Rowe
  • Secretary - Vivian Ferris
  • PR/Events Manager - Mia Vitula
  • Distance Learning Advocate - Annette Lynn Sipes
  • Faculty Advisor - Tracie Ballock