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April 2017 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Thursday, April 6
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Brass Ensemble concert, featuring brass area coordinator James Nova.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 Friday, April 7
Opera Workshop: Aria Night
The Duquesne University Opera Workshop, under the direction of Guenko Guechev, presents Aria Night.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Sunday, April 9
Percussion Ensemble performance, featuring conductor Dennis Hoffmann.
7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Tuesday, April 11
Export Basics
This workshop is geared toward manufacturers and technology companies seeking to initiate export programs; employees within exporting companies who need a basic knowledge of exporting; and service firms seeking to improve their understanding of globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities; shipping and payment; legal and regulatory aspects of exporting; sources of information and assistance; cultural issues. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Conover Conference Room, Lower level of Mellon Center Building, Chatham University, Shadyside Campus, 1 Woodland Road, Pittsburgh.
Cost:  $49
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Jazz Guitar Ensemble concert, featuring conductor Ken Karsh.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, April 13
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence Country Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.
Cost:  $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Tuesday, April 18
"Alternative Facts" and Attorney Ethics: When Do "Misstatements" Become a Matter for Legal Discipline?
The latest Ethics and Eats session will focus on possible ethical infractions stemming from attorneys asserting inaccuracies both in and out of court. Speakers include professional liability claims defense attorney Amy J. Coco and Vic Walczak, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union Pennsylvania Chapter. This course offers two hours of ethics CLE credit. The onsite session is open to the public and other professionals. This session is also offered online.
Presented by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law. For more information, including cost options, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330.

Wednesday, April 19
QuickBooks: Advanced, Part I
This is the first of two workshops designed for QuickBooks PC users who have experience using the software and would like to learn how to set up payroll, manage sales tax and more. Topics include inventory; time and billing; company file setup and preferences; and adjustments and year-end procedures. The speaker will be a representative from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90 for both workshops.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, April 20
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Center for Adult Learners.
Noon to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.

Tuesday, April 25
The Duquesne Symphony Orchestra and Duquesne University Choirs will perform under the direction of conductor Daniel Meyer.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.

Wednesday, April 26
QuickBooks: Advanced, Part II
This is the second of two workshops designed for QuickBooks PC users who have experience using the software and would like to learn how to set up payroll, manage sales tax and more. Topics include sales tax payable; payroll setup; and payroll processing. The speaker will be a representative from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90 for both workshops.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Jazz Chamber Groups performance, featuring conductor Jeff Bush.
7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, April 27
Before you Sign: Effective Commercial Lease Agreements
Topics at this workshop include how to review a commercial lease; how to determine a fair rental rate per square foot; items that are included in the lease as opposed to being the tenants responsibility; Estoppel agreements; and punch lists. Featured presenter is John Westermann, advisor at SVN-Three Rivers Commercial Advisors. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Friday, April 28
Abre Tu Negocio
This seminar is presented in Spanish. The presenters will cover issues such as how to get a Tax ID Number, fictitious name for the business, trademark the name, insurance, taxes, legal structures, business licenses, business permits, certifications, obtaining a website, bookkeeping, loan programs, real case scenarios and business plan development. Este seminario te da una perspectiva amplia de todos los temas que tienes que tener presente antes de empezar un negocio. Tiene dos partes, una de la estructura y la otra de mercadeo. Al final recibirás un cuestionario para que lo llenes y luego lo envías con el formato "Request for Consulting" para así fijar una cita y conversar sobre tu cuestionario de tu empresa. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1 to 3 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

2017 Spirit of Diversity Dinner and Scholarship Benefit
Duquesne University students who are committed to academic excellence, diversity and inclusion will be honored at this annual event hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The Rev. Paul Abernathy, an Orthodox Christian priest and director of FOCUS Pittsburgh, will be the featured speaker.
5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. dinner, the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Power Center, Duquesne University, Chatham Place at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $50.
Registration deadline is April 19. Visit www.duq.edu/spiritofdiversity to register and buy a ticket. Call 412.396.1117 for more information.

Saturday, April 29
The Voices of Spirit, Pappert Chorales and University Singers will perform under the direction of conductor Dr. Caron Daley.
7:30 p.m., University Chapel, 1st Floor, Administration Building, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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