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RMU and Junior Achievement Team Up to Make College More Affordable

JA students will now qualify for an annual scholarship to attend RMU.   Robert Morris University and Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania announced today that the university will award a $1,000 annual scholarship to any student who enrolls at RMU and participated in JA programs at either the junior high or senior high school level.   Any student who...
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Pittsburgh's Golden Ticket Winner Takes Home $10,000!

For a decade, Junior Achievement has been providing Pittsburgh sports fans with the ultimate prize package – two season tickets to EVERY sports team in the city!   However, due to the uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects, we added a prize option of $10,000 cash.   Over the five months of the raffle, we raised over $60,000 in ticket sales, which...
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SURVEY: The "New Normal" Hasn't Dampened Teens' Interest In Becoming Entrepreneurs

Research by Junior Achievement and Brian Hamilton Foundation Shows Teens' Interest In Startups Is Still High, Despite Pandemic's Impact on Small Business A new survey for Junior Achievement (JA) and the Brian Hamilton Foundation by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that teens remain open to becoming an entrepreneur and starting a business despite the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. small...
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A Recap: Yinzer's Night Aht

It was a night full of Yinzers' favorite things! Primanti Brothers sandwiches, a few Giant Eagle (Jine Iggle) gifts and treats, and a show from some of the best performers in the City of Champyinz all in support of inspiring students' tomorrows.    In celebration of KDKA’s 100 anniversary, host Larry Richert raised the curtain with a one of a kind performance and was...
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Staying Happy and Healthy During Difficult Times

Recently, the JAWPA team was able to connect with licensed phychologist Dr. Mary Berge on how we can navigate working virtually during the ongoing pandemic. It’s no secret that this is an unprecedented time for businesses, students, parents, and employees.  One way we can control our lives right now is by taking care of our mental and physical health. Having easy suggestions and helpful...
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