Class of 2013 Arrives on Campus for Move-In / Orientation
The class of 2013 will move into Duquesne University residence halls in preparation for the annual Orientation program and the beginning of a new academic year. This new group of students is Duquesne’s second-largest freshman class.
Duquesne’s award-winning, student-run, freshman Orientation features programs, events and activities geared not only toward students, but also their parents and families. Among the Orientation highlights are the following:
- Matriculation ceremony: all students and families attend and receive a Duquesne University lapel pin
- Student Graffitti Dance: students wear and sign each other’s white t-shirts
- Legacy Luncheon: for students and their parents and grandparents who are DU alumni
- Trolley tours of Pittsburgh
- Duquesne’s Got Talent show
- New student volunteer opportunity: includes hands-on, neighborhood clean-up on the South Side
Duquesne students begin the 2009-10 academic year on Monday, Aug. 24.
*Media from local television stations may want to get coverage of Move-In from their helicopters. Media who are interested in covering Orientation events can call Public Affairs to arrange parking.
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 12 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Duquesne University’s campus, 600 Forbes Ave.
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