JA of Western Pennsylvania News and Announcements

"Johnstown elementary students learn about careers"  May 26, 2017 WJAC

"Getting our workforce in gear. Western Pennsylvania truly will need more skilled workers in the next decade. Junior Achievement knows how to get them young" February 19, 2017; Pittsburgh Post Gazette 

"Junior Achievement: One Hundred Million Success Stories and Counting" January 27, 2017; Pittsburgh Post Gazette

"Community Leaders Bring Real-World Education to Local Classrooms" December 8, 2016; Gant News

"Junior Achievement Program Gives Kids Chance To Shine" November 17, 2016; KDKA

"Marcellus Shale Coalition donates $1.1M to Junior Achievement" September 6, 2016; The Pittsburgh Business Times

"Junior Achievement, Marcellus Shale Coalition form partnership" September 6, 2016; The Observer Reporter

"Junior Achievement program comes to Second District Elementary School" June 8, 2016; The Meadville Tribune

"Baldwin High students' Junior Achievement company succeeds with cell phone accessories" April 27, 2016; Trib Total Media

"Business Hall of Fame inductees forge record of community service" April 16, 2016; The Tribune-Democrat

"Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania" January 21,2016; Our Issues Pittsburgh

"Junior Achievement Career Fair" January 21, 2016; Comcast Newsmakers

"La Roche College Hosts Junior Achievement College Day" November 16, 2015; La Roche College Website

"Junior Achievement Celebrates Success of Young Professionals" October 30, 2015; MBA Business Magazine

"The Meadows selects Junior Achievement as charity partner for annual Race events will benefit programming in Washington County" July 27, 2015; The Almanac

"Teen business titans bring home national championship to Greensburg Salem" June 4, 2015; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Ambridge Junior High Hosts Junior Achievement and Career Day" June 3, 2015; Ambridge Connection

"Baldwin students get down to business with bwINK" April 2, 2015; Trib Total Media

"Careers in Energy Program implentmented in Greene County School" March 15, 2015; The Herald Standard

"Junior Achievement Drive Strives to Help Students" January 29, 2015; The Tribune Democrat

"They Said It: Best Personalities of Pittsburgh" December 19, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Entrepreneur Club Presents End of Session Showcase" December 11, 2014; The New Pittsburgh Courier

"Huntington Bank employees teach students to 'think ahead, saveNovember 13, 2014; Pittsburgh Tribune Review

"JAWPA, Building Bright Futures for 75 years" November 9, 2014; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Weirton Elementary Celebrates Junior Achievement Day" November 6, 2014; WTOV 9

"Junior Achievement Hosts Fund-raiser at Blue Line Grill" September 1, 2014; Pittsburgh Post Gazette

"Junior Achievement Embarks on Major Transformation" July 22, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"JA Develops Curriculum to Tell Kids about Career Options" May 9, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dennis Gilfoyle" April 11, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"New Program Teaches Eighth Graders About Shale gas Industry Jobs" April 7, 2014; CBS Pittsburgh

"JA Celebrating 75th Anniversary At Home & Garden Show" March 10, 2014; Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA-TV

"JA Event Lets 200 Students go on the Job" January 31, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"JA of Western PA Partners with Local Author, CFA Society of Pittsburgh to Bring New Spin to Personal Finance Program" January 23, 2014; North Allegheny Patch

"Heard Off the Street: A financial planning lesson for youngsters" December 22, 2013; Post-Gazette

"JA of Western PA hosts awards dinner" November 19, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Weirton Heights Pupils Get Look Into Business World" October 5, 2013; Weirton Daily Times

"JA to Kickoff 2014 Campaign" September 18, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Oil & Gas Industry Draft Lesson Plans" September 4, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Win pairs of full season tickets to the Steelers and Pirates and more" August 14, 2013; Pop City

"Northland Program To Teach Tots Basics of Money" August 7, 2013; Tribune-Review

"JA Honored for Energy Program" July 23, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Born on the Fourth of July" June 29, 2013; Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

"West View Elementary Earns Educational Leadership Award" June 26, 2013; North Hills Patch

"Baldwin-Whitehall Superintendent Honored with JA Award" June 19, 2013; Tribune-Review

"Baldwin-Whitehall Superintendent Chosen as JA Educator of the Year" June 11, 2013; Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

"Business Students Propel Ford City to ‘Challenge' Victory" May 23, 2013; The Kittanning Paper

"JA Mentors Listen, Share Ideas" May 11, 2013; Tribune-Review

"Educators Must Teach Financial Literacy" May 4, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Heard Off The Street: Youths want financial literacy on the syllabus" April 14, 2013; Post-Gazette

"JA Plans Bowl-A-Thon" April 8, 2013; Observer-Reporter

"Clay shoot at Nemacolin Woodlands to benefit Alexandra's Butterflies" April 3, 2013; Tribune-Review

"JA Bowl-A-Thon to Benefit Washington County Programs" April 2, 2013; Canon-McMillan Patch

"Job Shadow Program Takes Students into the Real World" February 7, 2013; South Hills Record

"AE to participate in JA Job Shadow Day" January 31, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Tomorrow's Work Force" January 14, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Raising Awareness About Energy Jobs" January 4-10, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

Media Inquiries:

Erin Burry
Communications and Marketing Manager

eburry@jawesternpa.org
(412) 208-4747, ext. 121
(412) 321-4683 (fax)

 

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
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    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student