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Duquesne Hosts Summer Commencement for Health Sciences Graduates

The John G. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences will host its annual summer commencement exercises at Duquesne University. The Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp., executive vice president for student life, will confer degrees upon the 74 graduates from the class of 2008.

Dr. Edward G. Kelley, volunteer medical director for Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center, will deliver the commencement address. A retired orthopedic surgeon, Kelley was in private practice for more than 30 years and was on staff at Mercy and St. Clair Hospitals. The Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center provides primary health care at no cost to individuals unable to afford adequate health insurance or otherwise in need, regardless of religion.

A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony.

When: Friday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Duquesne Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave.

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