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Day of Unity 2024

This resource outlines events and information related to the Rangos School of Health Sciences' Day of Unity Events.

Day of Unity 2024 Events

Consider coming out to the following events hosted by the John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences on Wednesday, March 20th, 2024!


Event Name


Time Location

Love Your Brain Yoga & Grab-and-Go Breakfast with Dr. Kasey Stepansky

Dr. Kasey Stepansky will lead a yoga session for attendees interested in starting the day off right!

A grab-and-go breakfast including a yogurt bar (with toppings), coffee, and juice will also be available.

8:00 - 9:00 AM Rangos 240

Music Therapy and Trauma-Informed Care

Dr. Noah Potvin from the Mary Pappert School of Music will provide information on the Music Therapy minor at Duquesne as well as the benefits of music therapy in trauma-informed care. 

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Rangos 323

Therapy Dogs with Fae's K9 Legacy

Feeling stressed out? Wanting to get some cuddles in with some cute canines?

Meet Anya and Freya, two therapy dogs who would be happy to help you forget your troubles in exchange for some pets and playtime!

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Rangos 1st Floor Atrium

Speaker Event:

"Trauma-Informed Health Care Practices"

Dr. Lisa Lopez Levers, Rev. Francis Philben, C. S. Sp. Endowed Chair in African Studies, and Professor of Counselor Education & Supervision, will present on her experience and the importance of trauma-informed care for health professionals.

In-person attendance only. This presentation will be recorded.

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Rangos 240

Ice Cream Social with Dr. Lisa Lopez Levers

An ice cream bar will be available following Dr. Lopez Levers' talk on Trauma-Informed Health Care Practices. Attendees can take the chance to meet Dr. Lopez Levers! 2:00-3:00 PM Rangos 240