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National Guard Members Prepare for Inaugural Commencement Exercises

Duquesne will host inaugural commencement exercises for the first graduates of its new master’s degree program offered at the Pennsylvania National Guard’s Fort Indiantown Gap post.The accelerated Master of Science in Leadership and Business Ethics degree program has been offered at Fort Indiantown Gap since 2004. The program is composed primarily of Pennsylvania National Guard soldiers and is also open to the civilian population.

Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement has more than 250 service members in its military education program. Active duty, guard and veteran students can earn degrees via courses on campus, online and the program at Fort Indiantown Gap

Distinguished speakers at the commencement ceremony include Maj. Gen Jessica L. Wright, Adjunct General, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Fort Indiantown Gap and Dr. Dorothy Bassett, Dean, Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

When: Friday, Dec. 1, 3 p.m.

Where: Building 4-134, PA National Guard's Fort Indiantown Gap Post, Annville, PA.

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