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Duquesne University Signs Agreement with Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

Through a new arrangement for federally backed export-import financing, Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will provide more possibilities for local organizations to finance and build their international trade.

The Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank of the U.S., working with Duquesne’s SBDC, can help local businesses to obtain financial support when private banks cannot help.

The official signing of the agreement will be celebrated at an invitation-only event.

**Media are welcome to attend and learn more about this program and its impact for businesses in the region.

When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8

Where: Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave.

RSVP: If you’re interested in covering this event and learning more about the arrangement and its impact, please Public Affairs.

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.