Duquesne School of Law Hosting Landmark 100th Commencement
More than 170 students will be recognized at the Duquesne University School of Law's landmark 100th annual Commencement ceremony this Sunday, June 1, at 11 a.m. in the A.J. Palumbo Center.
Mark A. Nordenberg, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, will be awarded an honorary degree by the law school and will deliver the Commencement address at the ceremony.
"We are thrilled that Chancellor Mark Nordenberg will join his many friends and colleagues at Duquesne to accept this special honorary degree and to address our impressive class of graduates," said Law Dean Ken Gormley. "Mark has made great contributions to the region and to the profession as a lawyer and academic leader at Pitt. The entire Duquesne community is proud of his accomplishments and honored that he will be joining us for the law school's 100th Commencement ceremony."
A baccalaureate Mass will precede the ceremony at 9 a.m. in the University Chapel. The law school graduation ceremony will be broadcast live via webcast.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.