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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412.396.6050
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    September Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Sept. 3

    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 Community Development Corporation, 111 Woody Drive, Butler.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.283.1961 for more information.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 5

    Information Session: Executive Certificate in Financial Planning Program

    Learn more about Duquesne University's Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. The program manager and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information about the program and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Room 219, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/fp for registration and more information.

     

    Tuesday, Sept. 10

    How Leaders Can Inspire Others to Be Happier at Work

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this workshop will examine how choices regarding intention, purpose and closure to the work day can transform an office environment. The featured presenter will be Julie Ann Sullivan, author, speaker and head of the company The Attitude Enhancer. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    7:30 a.m. breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. session, Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $45, which includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.

    Location:  Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom West, 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

    For more information and registration visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries or call 412.396.5600.

      

    Saturday, Sept. 14

    Pittsburgh Song Collaborative presents Hugo Wolf's Italian Songbook, featuring director Benjamin Binder with soprano Sari Gruber and baritone Daniel Teadt.

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

    Suggested donation: $10. 

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Tuesday, Sept. 17

    Shale Supply Chain:  How to Engage and Get Business

    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: $79.

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 19

    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 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: Free.

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

     

    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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation,100 E. Reynolds Street, Suite 100, New Castle.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

     

    Second Annual Newman Memorial Lecture: The Theology of Faith and Newman's 'Oxford University Sermons'

    Presented by Dr. Mark McIntosh, author of Discernment and Truth: The Spirituality and Theology of Knowledge, who will discuss Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman's arguments against the great Enlightenment philosopher John Locke, showing that they can lead to a renewal of the theology of faith. Hosted by the National Institute for Newman Studines in cooperation with the Duquesne University McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
    5 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.
    For more information, visit www.duq.edu/newman-memorial-lecture, email newmanstudies@ninsdu.org or call 412.681.4375.

     

    Friday, Sept. 20

    New Advances in Fire and Explosives Investigation

    The Forensic Fridays series kicks off with this seminar, featuring Donald Brucker, chief deputy fire marshal and K9 handler for the Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office; Jason Constanzo, a detective assigned to the Fire Marshal's Office: and Nancy Love and Daniel Wolfe, scientists in the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law

    1 to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    For more information, including cost and available continuing education credits, visit www.duq.edu/forensic-friday, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330

     

    Opera Workshop presents Aria Marathon, featuring director Guenko Guechev.

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

    Suggested donation: $10. 

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Sunday, Sept. 22

    Beethoven on the Bluff: Septet/Piano Trios I

    The first in the two-year Beethoven on the Bluff series, Septet/Piano Trios I features the Septet, one of Beethoven's most popular works during his lifetime. Works include Septet for Strings and Winds, op. 20; Piano Trio, op. 70, no. 1 Ghost Trio; and Piano Trio, op. 70, no. 2. The concert will feature the Duquesne Piano Trio: David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair; Charles Stegement, violinist and concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Opera/Ballet Orchestra; and Adam Liu, cellist and assistant principal cellist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO). Among the additional performers are bassist Jeffrey Turner; clarinetist Ron Samuels; bassoonist Phililp Pandolfi; and Zachary Smith on horns. Guest artists are Randolph Kelly, principal violist for the PSO, and David Premo, associate principal for the PSO.

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

    Suggested donation: $10. 

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Sunday, Sept. 22

    Wind Symphony and Symphony Band concert featuring conductor Robert Cameron.

    7:30 p.m. Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.

    Suggested donation: $10. 

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

      

    Tuesday, Sept. 24

    Export Basics
    This workshop is designed for manufacturers and technology companies that want to initiate export programs, individuals in exporting companies that require orientation to exporting, and service firms that want to better understand globalization. Topics include recognizing and identifying export opportunities, shipping and payment, legal and regulatory aspects of exporting, sources of information and assistance, and cultural issues. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

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

    Cost: $49

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

     

    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 School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    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/leadership/informationsessions for more information and registration.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 25

    Ethics in the Business of Science and Healthcare

    This event will feature a keynote address, Ethics in Healthcare: The Leadership Component, by Paul O'Neill, 72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and former chairman and chief executive officer of Alcoa. Sponsored by Duquesne University's schools of business, pharmacy, nursing and health sciences.

    8 to 11:30 a.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Square, Pittsburgh.
    Cost: $25, which includes continental breakfast.

    To register, visit www.duq.edu/ethics-event-sept-25.

    For more information, call 412.396.5259 or email bairdd@duq.edu.

     

    Developing a Strategic Plan for Growth

    Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

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

    Cost: $49

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

     

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Leading With Emotional Intelligence

    Viewers of this webinar will learn how to evaluate their current level of emotional intelligence, how one's emotions affect others and vice versa, how to identify communication strengths and weaknesses and why emotional intelligence is important to one's career. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Noon to 1 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 26

    QuickBooks Basic

    Attendees will learn how to set up company files, process invoices and create financial reports from a certified public accountant from Dennis Piper & Associates, P.C. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

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

    Cost: $49

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

     

    Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    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/leadership/informationsessions for more information and registration.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 26 through Saturday, Sept. 28

    38th Annual Meeting of the International Merleau-Ponty Circle

    Duquesne University will host Movement-In History, Art and Being, the 38th Annual Meeting of the International Merleau-Ponty Circle. Keynote speakers include Dermot Moran, professor of philosophy at University College Dublin, and Pierre Rodrigo, professor of philosophy at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France.

    Cost: $80 or $40 for graduate students. Visit www.duq.edu/merleau-ponty-circle or email merleauponty2013@gmail.com for more information and to register.

    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 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus 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.