December 2020 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Saturday, Aug. 31, through Thursday, Dec. 31
A Little Friday Night Music - Spring 2020 Archive
A Little Friday Night Music virtual concert series continues throughout this month. Created in the spring of 2020, this series aims to unite, heal, and uplift, and to contribute to the ongoing effort to combat the effects of the ongoing pandemic. Access the playlist and subscribe to the Mary Pappert School of Music's YouTube channel.  

Tuesday, Dec. 1, through Thursday, Dec. 31
Christmas at Duquesne
The Mary Pappert School of Music's annual Christmas concert is going virtual. Christmas at Duquesne will feature a playlist of 13 performances by School of Music and student ensembles performing songs from a variety of styles and genres. The free playlist will be available throughout December. Access the playlist and subscribe to the Mary Pappert School of Music's YouTube channel.  

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
Noon to 1 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.      

Everything You Need to Know About SBIR and STTR (Webinar)
This webinar is designed to outline the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs: two research and development funding programs that are intended to support small businesses focused on bringing innovative technology to the marketplace.
11 a.m. to noon, online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.  

Tuesday, Dec. 8
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
2 to 3 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.    

Employee Safety & Health: A Model for Action (Webinar)
This session will introduce topics that highlight the importance of a safe and healthy work environment. Topics include CDC guidelines, OSHA standards and workers' compensation insurance.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Wednesday, Dec. 9
How to Pitch Your Company in 20 Minutes (Webinar)
Tailored to business startups and entrepreneurs, this webinar will teach attendees about the fundamentals of the perfect business pitch.
11 a.m. to noon, online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.   

Thursday, Dec. 10 
Boost Your Online Presence: SEO 101 (Webinar) This workshop is tailored to business owners who want to increase website visibility. Topics include Google search, organic results/paid advertising, SEO tools and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $35.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Tuesday, Dec. 15 First Step: Business Essentials (Webinar)
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 to 11:30 a.m., online.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Dec. 17
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
10 to 11 a.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.

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