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August Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Saturday, Aug. 7
Free Asthma Camp for Children
Designed for children ages 5 to 17 years old and their parents and caregivers, this camp will focus on staying healthy while dealing with asthma. Activities include asthma education, health screenings, basketball skills with Duquesne University athlete volunteers and lunch. Each camper is required to have an adult chaperone with them. Sponsored by Duquesne University with funding from Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement program.
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.2155 to register and for more information.

Thursday, Aug. 12
Export Basics: How to Export Your Product/Service Internationally
Designed for new and prospective exporters, this program will cover topics including marketing, payment, shipping, legal and information for international business. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $45.
Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Thursday, Aug. 19
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan, and more. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Learning Center, 131 North Columbus Inner Belt, New Castle, Pa. Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

Saturday, Aug. 21

Paralegal Certificate Program Information Session
Attendees will learn more about the paralegal profession and program. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
9 to 11:30 a.m., Room 220, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.1643 or email police@duq.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Aug. 24
Online Webinar Information Session: Professional Coaching Program
Learn more about the coaching profession and Duquesne University’s Professional Coaching Certification Program during this noon Webinar Information Session. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
Call 412.396.5600 or email leadership@duq.edu for more information and to register for this free Webinar.

Certificate in Financial Planning Information Session
Learn more about Duquesne University’s Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Room 219, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or email leadership@duq.edu for more information and to register.

Thursday, Aug. 26
The First Step: Business Startup Essentials
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan, and more. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

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