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A New Season for JA

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Game On: The Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend Hosts Redeveloped JA Titan® Competition for Business-Driven High School Students

  Junior Achievement of Western PA and The Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College hosted the first of two virtual competitions of the recently redeveloped JA Titan®, an online simulation that allows teens to start and run a business. The competition is presented by AmeriServ Financial, The Reschini Group, S&T Bank, and Penn State Erie, The Behrend...
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Over 20,000 Local Students Attend Virtual Career Fair

Over 20,000 seventh through twelfth grade students from across western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia virtually attended the JA Inspire Career Fair hosted by Junior Achievement of Western PA (JA). Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, JA recreated the annual in-person event through virtual event platform vFairs, which digitized the career and college expo experience, complete with a fully...
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JA Celebrates the Distinguished Careers and Philanthropic Achievements of 5 Local Honorees at Annual Awards 

Junior Achievement recognized and honored the accomplishments of four Pittsburgh business and community leaders and one organization at the 32nd annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards Ceremony, Thursday evening. The honorees included:     Hall of Fame Award: Mogan O’Brien, Peoples Natural Gas, retired Impact Company of the Year: KDKA Radio 100.1 FM and 1020 AM ...
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Patrice Matamoros Named President, Junior Achievement of Western PA

  Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania announced today that it has selected as its next President Patrice Matamoros, former CEO of P3R where she nurtured and grew the Pittsburgh Marathon into the eighth-ranked marathon in the world, and an iconic Pittsburgh athletic and cultural happening.     As president of the region’s Junior Achievement...
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