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March 2017 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, March 7
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 Community Development Corporation, 112 Hollywood Drive, Suite 102 Butler.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc 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.
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/adultlearners to register and for more information.

Wednesday, March 8
How to Run an Inbound Marketing Campaign
Attendees will be provided with a framework to overcome common marketing problems related to launching that first inbound marketing campaign and will learn about tools and methods to measure the performance of an online marketing campaign. Other topics include how to develop an inbound marketing campaign that starts and ends with the customer experience; seamlessly uses effective tools to integrate a campaign and measurement techniques; and positions a brand as an authoritative thought leader in the industry. This workshop was developed for business owners and executives, internal marketing team members and sales executives/managers. Chris Vendilli, founder of ProFromGo Internet Marketing, will be the featured presenter. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1 to 3 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Thursday, March 9
Government Contracting Basics and Getting Ready for the Government Market
This free workshop will provide an introduction to government contracting and cover the basics of doing business with the government including registrations, regulations, certifications and other factors to consider when getting ready to enter this market. Melissa Becker of the Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will discuss aspects of federal, state and local government contracting, including what and how government agencies buy; a nine-step approach to government contracting; and how the PTAC program provides free assistance to businesses pursuing the government marketplace. Co-sponsored by the Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation and the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, 214 East Washington St., New Castle.
Cost: Free.
For more information, contact melissab@northwestpa.org or call 814.677.4800, x124.

Tuesday, March 14
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.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to learn about coursework and hands-on training of the Duquesne University School of Law's American-Bar-Association-approved Paralegal Institute. Attendees will tour the Paralegal Institute classrooms and Duquesne's campus.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Fifth Ave. and Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

Women's Advisory Board Scholarship Competition
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, March 15
Law, Ethics and the New Technology of War
This lecture will be presented by Dr. Mary Ellen O'Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at the University of Notre Dame. Co-sponsored by the Duquesne University Departments of English, Political Science and Theology with the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture.
4 to 6 p.m., the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Power Center, Duquesne University, Chatham Pl. at Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to RSVP, email ccit@duq.edu.

Salvation: Atonement and Intercession in Christian and Islamic Thought
A part of the Religion and Society Series, this lecture will be presented by Duquesne University Visiting Scholar Dr. Siavash Asadi. Hosted by the Department of Theology.
4 to 6:30 p.m., Room 104, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Thursday, March 16
Duquesne's Big Read: 'When the Emperor Was Divine' Kick-Off
The Big Read project invites members of the Duquesne University and Pittsburgh communities to participate by reading When the Emperor Was Divine. The novel by Julie Otsuka tells the story of a Japanese-American family forced from their Berkeley, Calif., home and sent to live in an internment camp during World War II. The event will feature a live taiko drumming performance, authentic Japanese onigiri and free copies of When the Emperor Was Divine. Hosted by the Duquesne University Gumberg Library.
4:30 to 6 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free
For more information, visit http://guides.library.duq.edu/BigRead/welcome.

Friday, March 17
QuickBooks: Basics
This is the first of two workshops designed for QuickBooks PC users who have just started using the software and want to learn how to set up a company file, manage expenses and reconcile bank statements. Topics at this workshop include: introducing the QuickBooks program; company file setup and preferences; sales process; and managing expenses. 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: $90 for both days or $150 for this two-day QuickBooks Basics series and the QuickBooks Advanced series scheduled for April.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Saturday, March 18
Pennsylvania Gaming Control: 10 Years in Review
This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program will explore the history of 10 years of gaming in Pennsylvania, will highlight legal precedent and address various areas of legal concern to casinos, employees and patrons. R. Douglas Sherman, chief counsel of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, will be the featured presenter. This course, which is approved for three hours of substantive credit, is being offered on site and also via live webcast.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 203, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90 or $65 for Duquesne Law Association members.
For more information, visit http://law.duq.edu/pennsylvania-gaming-control-10-years-review, email cle@duq.edu or call 412.396.6300.

Monday, March 20
Uptown Jazz Series
THOTH (Ben Opie, Paul Thompson and Dave Throckmorton) makes its debut on the Bluff as part of the Uptown Jazz Series under the artistic direction of Mike Tomaro. Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Tuesday, March 21
Export Certification
The first in a two-day series, this is a hands-on training program for exporters of all experience levels. Topics include licensing and incoterms, documentation and country-specific requirements, among others. Cost includes all reference material, morning pastries and coffee, and lunch. Participants will receive an Export Training Certificate from program sponsor, 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: $249 for two-day course; two or more people from the same company $195 each; or $150 for one-day.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, March 22
Export Certification
The second in a two-day series, this is a hands-on training program for exporters of all experience levels. Topics include licensing and incoterms, documentation and country-specific requirements, among others. Cost includes all reference material, morning pastries and coffee, and lunch. Participants will receive an Export Training Certificate from program sponsor, 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: $249 for two-day course; two or more people from the same company $195 each; or $150 for one-day.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc 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.
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/adultlearners to register and for more information.

Work for Yourself@50+ Workshop
Specifically designed to help people 50 and older learn what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today's economy, this workshop will help participants learn to explore options; find a focus; make a plan; and connect with community resources. This is held in conjunction with the AARP Foundation's Work for Yourself@50+ initiative. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
5 to 7 p.m., The Energy Innovation Center, Suite 132B, 1435 Bedford Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
To register, call 888.339.5617. Visit www.aarpfounation.org/workforyourself for more information.

Thursday, March 23
The Music of Michael Jackson
Jazz Ensemble I concert, featuring Conductor Mike Tomaro. Hosted by the Mary Pappert School of Music.
7:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, March 24
QuickBooks: Basics
This is the second of two workshops designed for QuickBooks PC Users who have just started using the software and want to learn how to set up a company file, manage expenses and reconcile bank statements. Topics at this workshop include: reports and graphs; additional customer transactions; customizing QuickBooks. 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: $90.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Digital Forensics in the Courts: A Legal and Technical Update
Part of the Forensic Friday series, this seminar will explore current technical, practical and legal issues in locating and acquiring digital data and meeting requirements for its admissibility in court. Speaker include attorney David G. Ries of Clark Hill, PLC; digital forensic expert Brett Creasy of bit-x-bit; and other academic and law enforcement speakers. Hosted by the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.
1 to 4:30 p.m., Room 204, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. This seminar is also available online.
For more information, including cost and Continuing Legal Education credits, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330.

Saturday, March 25
Debussy the Impressionist
The City Music Center's Adult Learning and Lecture (A.L.L.) Series concludes as David Allen Wehr presents the final installment of the Three Pianistic Pioneers with Debussy the Impressionist. Hosted by the City Music Center at Duquesne University.
9:30 a.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $18.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, March 30
Duquesne's Big Read: 'When the Emperor Was Divine' Author Visit
In conjunction with the Big Read project hosted by Duquesne University's Gumberg Library, When the Emperor Was Divine author Julie Otsuka will visit campus to discuss her book and its cultural impact. Hosted by Gumberg Library.
4:30 to 5:30 p.m., 4th Floor Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, visit http://guides.library.duq.edu/BigRead/welcome.

Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to learn about coursework and hands-on training of the Duquesne University School of Law's American-Bar-Association-approved Paralegal Institute. Attendees will tour the Paralegal Institute classrooms and Duquesne's campus.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Libermann Hall, Fifth Ave. and Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

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