IUP Now features news from throughout the university, compiled from the news feeds of the 170 departments, offices, and other units that have websites hosted at www.iup.edu.
Also featured are upcoming events from IUP’s Central Calendar, IUP press releases, and a community Bulletin Board, through which employees can post advertisements about upcoming events, items for sale, and more. Items will appear once in the IUP Now newsletter and for a week on the IUP Now website.
See the IUP Now publication schedule to ensure you meet the submission deadlines for your news category.
All items in IUP Now come from the IUP website. Items under most categories—Achievements, University News, For Students and Advisors, and For Employees—come from department and office news posts on their individual websites. To have an item included,
you have two options:
You will need the following to suggest a news item:
Remember that one of the approvers for your department or office website will need to approve your submission before it is published to the website.
Are you a web maintainer, but unsure how to post news?
Read these directions on posting a news item.
Events listed in IUP Now’s Calendar on Thursdays come from the Central Calendar. So, to put your event on the IUP Now Calendar, first you need to put it on the Central Calendar.
Ask your department or office web maintainer to post the event to your website’s calendar with the taxonomy of “Central Calendar.”
Not sure who your web maintainer is? Check the list of web maintainers (login required).
Are you a web maintainer but unsure how to post events? Here are directions on adding an event to the calendar.
Putting your news and events in IUP Now is only part of the return on your investment. By placing these items on your website, you are also automatically doing the following:
The Bulletin Board is similar to the classified ads section of a newspaper, but for IUP employees only. Employees can use it to sell or
give away items, search for needed items, and promote community causes or other non-IUP events. Find information on approved uses of the Bulletin Board under Bulletin Board policies.
Submit your Bulletin Board posting by completing this online form. Note that you will need the following:
Note that you will need to place content in the first three sections, “Title,” “Lead,” and “Continuation,” for the online form to work.