December 07, 2013 - A few weekends ago, the MBA Sustainability alumni board organized the first annual reunion weekend with the help of professors, alumni and university staff. As a current student, it was exciting to be included in the first of many alumni weekends to come, and it made me excited for trips back to the bluff to […] More »
GREEN FOR YEARS, DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SWITCHES TO PA WIND POWER
The first campus in Pennsylvania to be recognized with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star Award, Duquesne provides about 80 percent of its own heating and cooling through a campus cogeneration plant. Starting in December 2011, Pennsylvania wind farms will be supplying all supplemental power.
ALCOA TO FUND ANNUAL FELLOWSHIP FOR MBA SUSTAINABILITY STUDENT
Alcoa Foundation announced a $50,000 grant to establish a 5-year Bill O'Rourke Alcoa Corporate Sustainability Fellowship for an MBA Sustainability student to commemorate O'Rourke's 2011 retirement. The former vice president of sustainability, environment, health and safety at Alcoa, O'Rourke serves as executive in residence for the Donahue School and adjunct faculty in the MBA Sustainability program.
MBA PROGRAM DIRECTOR NAMED TO TOP 25 LIST FOR GLOBAL CASH MANAGEMENT
Tom Nist, Director of Graduate Programs and Donahue Chair in Investment Management, is the only academic on the Institute of Financial Operations 2011 list of people setting global trends in cash management.
MBA SUSTAINABILITY FACULTY AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PAGE PRIZE
The faculty team who developed the MBA Sustainability program received the prestigious Page Prize for "best United States submission of an environmental sustainability curriculum" in January 2009. A project of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, the award recognizes efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge.
DEAN ALAN MICIAK NAMED AMONG TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN FINANCE
Alan Miciak, Dean, John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University, was named among the 100 most influential people in finance by Treasury & Risk magazine in 2008: "The creator of the 'sustainable MBA' program is reaching beyond academia's boundaries to introduce corporate responsibility concepts directly into the business community."
DUQUESNE'S SUSTAINABLE MBA CURRICULUM MODEL TO BE FEATURED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
The MBA Sustainability program continues to garner international attention. Our innovative curriculum model was featured at the July 2008 sustainability conference of AACSB-International, the premier accrediting body for business schools. View the program agenda »
ONE-YEAR SUSTAINABLE MBA AT DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY RANKED IN GLOBAL TOP 25 SINCE 2006
Duquesne University, home to one of the world's top ranked programs for integrating social and environmental issues into its Sustainable MBA, finds that this new kind of MBA often attracts a different kind of business mind.
Duquesne University MBA Sustainability student Chris Togni, 29, was interviewed by Newsweek for a story on future careers in renewable energy and other sustainability-related opportunities. Togni, the son of a steelworker, tells Newsweek that his degree will make him attractive to employers. "It's my differential advantage over other M.B.A.s," he says.
CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
A September 5, 2007, article in the Chronicle of Higher Education mentions Duquesne's newly launched MBA Sustainability program, along with efforts by Cornell, Northwestern, Stanford and University of California at Berkeley to focus MBA courses on sustainability and its impact on business strategy, value creation and shareholder return.
Robert P. Sroufe, Jr., PhD
Robert P. Sroufe, Jr., Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness teaches and conducts research on environmental management systems, green supply chain management, design for environment, and green purchasing.
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