Two years ago, Les Strader was on unemployment, having previously been a social worker and instructor at an alternative school. Today, he is a property…
Ethics in Business SEPT. 25—Duquesne University’s Schools of Business, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences will host its Ethics in the Business of Science and Healthcare Workshop from 8-11:30 a.m. at Duquesne University’s Power Center Ballroom, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. Paul O’Neill, the 72nd secretary of the U.S. Treasury and former chairman and CEO of Alcoa, will be the keynote speaker. Registration is required and a continental breakfast will be provided. For more information, call 412-396-5259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students celebrate their recent graduation from the Year Up intensive training program (BlackNews.com) — Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships. Their program emphasizes academic and professional rigor, setting expectations high for quality of work and professional behavior. A strong structure guides students through the steps necessary for achieving success in the classroom and the workplace.