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    Duquesne University Director Only College Winner Chosen for Pittsburgh Business Times’ Leadership Award

    Dr. Erroline Williams, director of professional development and corporate outreach in Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, was one of only a dozen honorees selected for the 2012 Pittsburgh Business Times' Human Resources Leadership Awards.

    Williams, the only recipient chosen from a college or university, designs, develops and implements professional training programs. She manages and designs the Power of Leadership Program for Duquesne University administrative professional staff and Support Professional Development Program for administrative support staff. She also manages the Executive Certificate in Financial Planning Program, CFP Alumni Community and CFP Advisory Board. She recently presented at the CFP Board Registered Program Conference in Washington, D.C. Williams initiated the Leadership Breakfast Series hosted by the School in 2011.

    She received her doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Pittsburgh, master's degree in Leadership and Liberal Studies, from Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement and her bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. In 2011, she was named a Woman of Integrity by the Pittsburgh Professional Women.

    The award luncheon will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Omni William Penn.

    Williams is a resident of Plum.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.