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December Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, Dec. 1

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, 101 E. Diamond St. Morgan Center, Lower Level Suite 116, Butler

Cost:  $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


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.

2 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. 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.


Thursday, Dec. 3  

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.

10 a.m. to noon, 798 Turnpike St., Beaver.

Cost:  $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Christmas at Duquesne concert, featuring artistic director Dr. Stephen Benham.

7:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Saturday, Dec. 5

Continuing Education Course: Differential Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Lumbopelvic, Abdominal and Hip Pain

This course will integrate lecture and laboratory material offering techniques that will allow for a logical evaluation to assist with differential diagnosis. The course offers eight hours of approved Continuing Education Credit for the Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio Boards of Physical Therapy. Registration is due by Nov. 27. Presented by the John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 141, School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $175 or $125 for Duquesne alumni.

For more information or to register, call 412.396.5541.


Paralegal Institute Open House

Attendees will learn about Duquesne University's certification and concentration options, coursework and hands-on training; meet program administrators and faculty; and will tour the Paralegal Institute classrooms and campus. Hosted by the School of Law.

9 to 11:30 a.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For more information and to register, email paralegal@duq.edu, call 412.396.1643.


Health Law Update: Old Problems, New Challenges

This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) session, presented by Visiting Law Professor Rhonda Gay Hartman, will cover topics such as the challenges of health care competency, informed consent, confidentiality and more. The session offers two hours of substantive CLE credit and one hour of ethics CLE credit. Registration is required. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Law.

9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $90 for CLE credit, free for no credit.

For more information and to register, email cle@duq.edu, visit www.duq.edu/law/healthlawCLE or call 412.396.6300.


Combined Choirs performance, featuring conductor Dr. Caron Daley.

7:30 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Admission: $10. 

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Monday, Dec. 7

Classic Guitar Ensemble concert, featuring conductor Michael Chapman.

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

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.


Wednesday, Dec. 9

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:  $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Friday, Dec. 11

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.  

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 recibiras un cuestionario para que lo llenes y luego lo envias con el formato Request for Consulting para asi fijar una cita y conversar sobre tu cuestionario de tu empresa.

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

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Sunday, Dec. 13

Music on the Mount: Christmas Brass

This performance will feature holiday music. The Music on the Mount series provides Duquesne University music students with a community outreach opportunity and a music performance for the community to enjoy. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

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

Admission: Free.

For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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