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February Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, Feb. 2

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.


Thursday, Feb. 4

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 Street, Beaver.

Cost: $25.

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


Sports Concussion Litigation

Attorney Jason Luckasevic, who originated and filed the first of two lawsuits against the National Football League on behalf of more than 120 retired players for their chronic traumatic encephalopathy brain injuries, will present this Continuing Legal Education (CLE) session with Duquesne Adjunct Law Professor Daniel Kunz. This event is also open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Law.

3:30 to 5 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $45 to attorneys seeking CLE credits, but free to the public.

For more information, visit http://law.duq.edu/events/sports-concussion-litigation-cle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.


Friday, Feb. 5

Opera Workshop presents 'Suor Angelica' and 'Rita'

The two one-act operas will be sung in Italian with English subtitles. Featuring director Guenko Guechev and the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra with Jeffrey Turner, director of orchestral activities. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

7:30 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh.

Admission: $10. 

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


Saturday, Feb. 6

The two one-act operas will be sung in Italian with English subtitles. Featuring director Guenko Guechev and the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra with Jeffrey Turner, director of orchestral activities. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

2 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh.

Admission: $10. 

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


Thursday, Feb. 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:  $25.

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


Sunday, Feb. 14

Faculty Recital featuring pianist Kenneth L. Burky.

3 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: $10. 

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


Monday, Feb. 15

School of Law Admissions Information Session

Geared toward prospective law students, this session will address the admissions process, financial aid and more. Sponsored by the School of Law.

5:30 to 7 p.m., School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

Call 412.396.6296 for more information or visit http://law.duq.edu/admissions/visiting-our-campus/.


Tuesday, Feb. 16

Simple Strategic Planning: Getting Results

This workshop is designed to teach business owners how to put together a strategic plan that is simple, effective and flexible enough to change as a business changes. This is a plan that can be put together and executed with a work team on a regular basis. Topics include the six key areas you need to plan;  a solid format and structure for planning; strategies for marketing, sales, time management and improving team productivity; and the mindset of a successful business owner and his/her team, among others. Business owners are encouraged to bring team members to this workshop to get an immediate impact and long-term results with the resulting plan. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $49.

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


Wind Symphony and Symphony Band concert featuring conductor Dr. Robert C. Cameron. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

7:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Admission: $10. 

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


Thursday, Feb. 18

Jazz Ensemble concert, featuring conductor Mike Tomaro.

7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, 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.

 
Friday, Feb. 19

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.

2 to 5 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.


Saturday, Feb. 20

Songs Remembered and Forgotten

Pittsburgh Song Collaborative performance featuring artistic director/pianist Dr. Benjamin Binder with soprano Sari Gruber.  Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

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

Admission: $10. 

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


Sunday, Feb. 21

Combined Choirs concert featuring conductor Dr. Caron Daley. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

4 p.m., Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh.

Admission: $10. 

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


Tuesday, Feb. 23

Adam Liu and Friends

Faculty Recital featuring artistic director and cellist Adam Liu. Sponsored by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

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

Admission: $10. 

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

 
Wednesday, Feb. 24

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 p.m. to 4:30 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.


Thursday, Feb. 25

African Evolutionary Genomics: A Modern Look at Human Genetic Diversity

The annual Darwin Day lecture will be presented by Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, professor of genetics and biology at the University of Pennsylvania. Presented by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.

7 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Chatham Sq. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: Free.

For information, visit duq.edu/Darwin or email Darwin2016@duq.edu.
 

Saturday, Feb. 27

CLE: Current Issues in Elder Abuse and Neglect Cases

This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) session will be presented by attorneys Peter Giglione, A. Michael Gianantonio and Robert F. Daley, and will address topics related to civil nursing home cases, including discovery issues, corporate negligence, arbitration agreements and more. The session is worth three hours or substantive credit. Sponsored by the 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 more information, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

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