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Phone: 412.396.6050
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    November Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Saturday, Nov. 2

    Combined Choirs performance with directors Craig G. Cannon and Robert Allen Kurth. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Administration Building, 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, Nov. 5

    The Resilient Leader: Overcoming the Challenges of Leadership-Improving Quality of Life

    A part of the Leadership Breakfast Series, this session will address the emotional, psychological and physical demands of leadership and how increasing vitality and building resiliency can help work performance, provide a competitive advantage and help in becoming a more successful leader. The featured presenter, Dr. Marc Tinsley, is a health, wellness and fitness expert. 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.

     

    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 505, 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.

     

    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 to register and for more information.

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 6

    Jazz Chamber Groups performance with director Sean Jones. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Thursday, Nov.  7

    2013 Year-End Tax Saving Strategies for Small Businesses

    Presenter Shamus Brennan from Dennis Piper & Associates, PC, will cover 2013 tax law changes for small businesses, tips for lowering your tax bill and opportunities for adding to your bottom line. Other topics include: 2013 tax changes for Individuals; 2013 tax changes for businesses; year-end tax saving strategies for individuals; choosing the best entity structure for tax purposes, and more. 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: $25

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

     

    Friday, Nov.  8

    Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements

    Topics addressed at this seminar include how to read balance sheets, income statements, P&L and cash-flow statements, critical ratios and other essential financial measurements. 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

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

     

    Saturday, Nov. 9

    Faculty Recital featuring baritone Robert Allen Kurth and tenor Russell Gartner. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    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, Nov. 12

    Percussion Ensemble performance featuring director Eliseo Rael. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

     

    Monday, Nov. 11 through Friday, Nov.  15

    Certified Energy Manager Training Seminar

    This 5-day seminar will provide an in-depth, comprehensive learning experience and problem-solving forum on the latest energy cost reduction techniques and strategies. Following the morning instruction on the final day, the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) exam will be administered to the seminar participants who have applied and preregistered for the exam. Topics include: the need for energy management; conducting an energy audit; energy audit instrumentation, energy codes and standards; energy rate structures and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    Registration and Test Fees: $2, 395 regular fee; $2,195 AEE member fee; $2,195 government fee; $2,195 non-profit fee.

    AEE Certification Test Fee (highly recommended): $400.

    Contact the Center for Green Industries via email at duqgreen@duq.edu or call at 412.396.5725.

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 13

    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.

    6 to 6:30 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.

      

    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.

    7 to 7:30 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, Nov. 14

    QuickBooks: Reports

    This workshop is designed for individuals who are familiar with QuickBooks® and who would like to expand their knowledge in generating and customizing financial reports, forms/templates and QuickBooks® letters. Topics covered include creating quick reports; creating and customizing preset reports; saving report settings; exporting reports to Microsoft Excel and more. Presented by Dennis Piper & Associates and 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

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

     

    Celebrating the Great American Songbook: Then and Now

    Featuring director Mike Tomaro, this marks the 3rd annual fundraiser concert that will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Tomaro established the fundraiser in honor of his late wife Nancy, who lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in 2010. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

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

    Cost: $15 Adults (18 and over) and $10 Senior citizens and college students (with valid ID).

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

     

    Sunday, Nov. 17

    Symphony Orchestra performance featuring conductor Jeffrey Turner and pianist David Allen Wehr. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    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.

     

    Monday, Nov. 18

    Jazz Guitar Ensemble performance featuring directors Mark Koch and Kenneth Karsh. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Tuesday, Nov. 19

    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, Nov. 20

    Wind Symphony Chamber concert featuring conductor Robert Cameron. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

     

    Electronic Ensemble performance featuring directors Lynn Purse and Kenneth Karsh. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

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

      

    Thursday, Nov.  21

    8th Annual PA Business Technology Conference

    This yearly conference equips companies with the information to make smart technology decisions that will enhance profitability, productivity and market adaptability.  Workshop topics include E-Commerce; social media; mobile applications; marketing with technology; security and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: $99 through Nov. 10, $119 after Nov. 11.

    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.

     

    Jazz Ensemble presents TV Music, featuring director Mike Tomaro. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., the Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, 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.

     

    Friday, Nov. 22

    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.

     

    Monday, Nov. 25, and Tuesday, Nov. 26

    Facing the Challenges: Research on Shale Gas Extraction Symposium

    This event will explore the challenges of unconventional shale gas extraction. Academic researchers will present findings on biological, geological and environmental investigations; fugitive methane migration and climate change; air and water quality; human and animal health; and social, political and legal aspects. Presented by Duquesne's Center for Environmental Research and Education.

    Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.4367 or visit www.duq.edu/facing-the-challenges to register.

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 27

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Communicating for Results

    Viewers of this webinar will learn about communication techniques that improve the engagement and effectiveness among team members.

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

    Cost: Free.

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

    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 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.