Your Support

Every donation matters. Your generosity can help provide our 400+ student-athletes, our future leaders, teachers, nurses, artists, business men and women the space and tools they need to pursue success in the classroom, in competition and out in the community.


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See What Your Gift Can Provide

As we said, we have lofty aspirations. Regardless of the size of your gift, the collective generosity of athletics' supporters makes a significant impact.

And it's an investment with a considerable return.

Opportunities to support the new facility range from $25 (inclusion on our Community of Donors wall within the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse) to individualized naming rights for lockers, office spaces and other physical areas.


Name recognition on the Community Donor Wall within the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse


Necessities for our sports medicine department and athletic trainers to provide the best care to student-athletes


Team meals that will be served in a number of dining areas located within the facility


Practice and training equipment to be utilized within the Vinnie Vaccarello Center


Sport nutrition necessities to fuel all student-athletes


Upgraded technology to be utilized for both academic and sports information needs allowing us to provide the best opportunities to student-athletes


Enhanced strength and sports performance equipment within the Folino Sports Performance Center


Academic programming in the PNC Leadership Academy and technology support with in the Gilliand Center for Academic Success


Naming opportunities including individual lockers

For information regarding naming opportunities in the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse please contact Bryan Colonna, Associate Athletic Director for Development at 412-396-5927 or

Passion and loyalty take many forms. We are thankful for your past support and appreciate your continued generosity.

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Please mail the check to:
Duquesne University Athletics
Attn: Bryan Colonna

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Matching Gifts

Many companies participate in a matching gift program, allowing you to increase your contribution to Duquesne University Athletics. You can click on the link below to see if your company has a matching gift program and whether that programs extents to gifts towards athletics need and or athletics facility projects.

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Planned Giving

Planned giving provides lasting contributions to Duquesne Athletics. By including a bequest to Duquesne University Athletics in your will or living trust, you are ensuring that we can continue our mission for years to come.

You have the option to name Duquesne University Athletics as a beneficiary to receive assets such as retirement plans and life insurance policies after you're gone. You simply fill out a form that is entirely separate from your will—which makes this approach an easy way to give.

Not only is it an easy way to give, but it's also flexible—you aren't locked into the choices you make today. You can review and adjust beneficiary designations anytime you want.

If you have additional questions please feel free to contact Associate Athletic Director for Development, Bryan Colonna, at (412) 396-5927 or

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Stock Gifts

Should you wish to make a gift of stock to Duquesne University Athletics, please click on the link below to receive information on how to do so then please consult your financial professional. When making your stock gift please mention that you would like your gift to be designated to Duquesne University Athletics and/or the AJ Palumbo Center Renovation Project.

If you have additional questions please feel free to contact Associate Athletic Director for Development, Bryan Colonna, at (412) 396-5927 or

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Payroll Deduction

Duquesne University employees can support the AJ Palumbo Center Renovation Project through payroll deduction simply by contacting the Payroll Office at (412) 396-6579.

For questions or more information please contact Bryan Colonna, Associate Athletic Director, Development at (412) 396-5927 or via email at

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