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December Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Monday, Dec. 1

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 School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

12 to 12:30 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.


Classic Guitar Ensemble performance featuring director Michael Chapman.

7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Tuesday, Dec. 2

Emotional Intelligence: A Different Kind of Smart

A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this event will address the five areas of emotional intelligence (EQ)-an essential building block in a leader's ability to create the right climate for success-and the key skills that can result in improvement in one's EQ. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

7:30 a.m., breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.

For more information and registration, visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.4434.


The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler 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, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, Morgan Center, Lower Level, Suite 116, 101 E. Diamond St., Butler.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.283.2222 to register and for more information.


Wednesday, Dec. 3  

Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

5 to 5:30 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.


Electronic Ensemble performance featuring directors Lynn Emberg Purse and Kenneth Karsh.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Thursday, Dec. 4

International Documentation Training

This program will help participants to understand when and how to accurately complete certain international documents as well as how to understand these documents. Among the topics to be covered are correctly completing commercial invoices, packing lists, bills of lading, electronic export information (EEI) forms, certificates of origin and dock receipts; shipper's export declaration (SED) forms; and understanding what the legalization of documents means and which countries require this, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $295 before Nov. 25; $320 after Nov. 25; a discount cost of $275 if more than one person registers from the same company.

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


The 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.

9:30 a.m. to noon, Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, 798 Turnpike Street, Beaver.

Cost: Free

Call 724.775.3944 to register and for more information.


Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop featuring directors Mike Tomaro and Jeff Bush.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10.

For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

 
Friday, Dec. 5  

Abre Tu Negocio (Starting a Business-in Spanish)

Presented in Spanish, this seminar is designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs and will cover issues including how to get a tax ID number, fictitious name for the business, trademark a name, insurance, taxes, legal structures, business licenses, business permits, certifications, obtaining a website, bookkeeping, loan programs, real case scenarios and business plan development. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

6 to 9 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


Lessons with Carols at Duquesne

A contemporary version of the Service of Nine Lessons with Carols, first presented in Cambridge, England, in 1918, this performance will feature the Mary Pappert School of Music's Voices of Spirit and the Pappert Women's Chorale (conducted by Craig G. Cannon), and the Pappert Men's Chorale (conducted by Guy Russo) with special guest Joe Negri, adjunct guitar professor. This updated service will feature the reading of nine contemplative lessons, original writings by Pittsburgh poet David Belczyk and the retelling of the Advent story from Genesis through the four Gospels.

7:30 p.m., Epiphany Catholic Church, 184 Washington Place, Pittsburgh.

Suggested donation: $10.

For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Saturday, Dec. 6

Legal Writing Conference: Teaching the Academically Underprepared Law Student

Among the various topics covered are critical reading and legal writing; whether law school admissions should follow a medical school model; and expectations and realities of gaining competency in legal writing. Presented by the Duquesne University School of Law, and co-sponsored by Bloomberg BNA, Thomson Reuters Westlaw and Carolina Academic Press.

8 a.m., breakfast reception, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., conference, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $50 for academics in legal education, $200 for attendees seeking Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.

For more information, call 412.396.1048, email levinej@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/law/legalwritingconference.


Thursday, Dec. 11

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, 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 County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.

Cost: Free.

Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.


Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

12 to 12:30 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.


The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)

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.

1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free

Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.


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 School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

5 to 5:30 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership to register and for more information.


Sunday, Dec. 14  

Music on the Mount: Christmas Brass

This series of free music concerts at Mt. Washington's Saint Mary of the Mount parish provides Duquesne University music students with a community outreach opportunity and a music performance for the community to enjoy. This performance will feature the Mary Pappert School of Music's Brass Ensemble with director Ron Spang.

3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount Parish, Mt. Washington, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Friday, Dec. 19

Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series: Personal Branding

Participants in this webinar will learn how to build a powerful personal brand that will differentiate them and enable them to compete in the competitive work environment. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/webinars for more information and registration.

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