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Renee Fontanesi Frye ’79, M’83 and her IUP friends reunited in Indiana after 40 years away. (10/1/2019 4:48:06 AM)
A riverboat cruise up the Rhine River brought together Gary Bernardo ’73, M’79 and six other IUP alumni. (10/1/2019 4:28:41 AM)
Now a special education teacher in Virginia, Emily Tobin ’18 followed in many family footsteps at IUP. (10/1/2019 4:12:32 AM)
Members of IUP’s Foreign Student Club from the 1970s traveled to Indiana in May 2019 for a reunion. (10/1/2019 12:14:09 AM)
IUP music students performed at a gathering in the Virginia home of Elaine Tselepis Sheetz ’71. (9/27/2019 4:56:20 AM)
IUP hockey club members from the ’70s and ’80s got together for their 2019 reunion and tournament. (9/26/2019 4:30:47 AM)
Emalee Gruss Gillis ’83 has released a memoir, The Other Side of Madness, about living well with mental illness. (9/26/2019 12:24:29 AM)
Diane McCormick ’83 takes readers on a pub crawl through time in Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History. (9/25/2019 10:55:30 PM)
Youngstown State administrator Tammy King D’96 has won the 2019 Athena Award. (9/25/2019 2:01:58 AM)
An IUP field trip to BNY Mellon brought together Richard Wisnewski ’94 and his former professor. (9/25/2019 1:42:00 AM)
Jay Penica ’99 has qualified for Ameriprise Financial’s Circle of Success. (9/25/2019 1:16:50 AM)
Robert Baker ’97, M’99 has made the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. (9/25/2019 12:55:46 AM)
Ben Shank ’95 is leading American Higher Education Alliance as chief executive officer. (9/25/2019 12:35:11 AM)
Vic Conrad ’87 was named a 2019 Five Star Wealth Manager in Pittsburgh Magazine. (9/24/2019 11:20:20 PM)
Mark Zellman ’99 is studying the prehistoric earthquake history of the Teton fault. (9/24/2019 10:54:05 PM)
The Education Center named Jamie Johnson ’79, M’85 its Lifetime Educator of the Year. (9/24/2019 4:44:27 AM)
Author Randall Silvis M’76 has a new novel, A Long Way Down. (9/24/2019 3:22:26 AM)
Marvin Denson ’93 was keynote speaker at an IUP pre-commencement ceremony in May 2019. (9/24/2019 2:41:47 AM)
As brand manager for Quantitative Imaging Systems (Qi), Colleen Gray Coll ’91 is spreading the word about the need for women and minorities in technology fields. (6/20/2019 3:16:51 AM)
Brandon Rudolph ’07, M’08, Matthew Page ’05, Michael Page ’07, and John Page ’80 ran the 2018 Army Ten-Miler in Washington, DC. (5/22/2019 4:46:56 AM)
Ron Ploucha ’71 shared a fall 2018 reunion photo of Alpha Chi Epsilon’s founding brothers and pledges. (5/22/2019 3:27:02 AM)
Ian Gallanar ’87 was elected president of the international Shakespeare Theatre Association. (5/22/2019 1:28:12 AM)
Lawrence Talotta ’79 shared photos from a get-together with his former IUP roommates in September 2018. (5/21/2019 2:08:00 AM)
Artist Alberto Rey ’82 has written and illustrated a new book, Extinct Birds Project. (5/18/2019 4:58:18 AM)
Andrea Baker ’02 and Kristine Shollenberger ’03 shared photos from their August 2018 wedding in Boston. (5/18/2019 3:57:05 AM)
Ken Kollister ’78 has retired after 40 years of teaching and coaching in Texas. (5/17/2019 10:54:51 PM)
Archivist William Shepherd ’84, M’86 had numerous publications in 2019. (5/17/2019 4:44:28 AM)
Colleen Freyvogel D’14 was granted a fellowship to help improve special education programming. (5/17/2019 4:08:54 AM)
Forensic accounting specialist Aaryn Hogue ’03, AA’05 spoke to IUP’s Student Accounting Association. (5/17/2019 3:40:04 AM)
Michele Oreski Peternel ’81 recently hosted her former Zeta Tau Alpha roommates for a reunion. (12/22/2018 5:02:46 AM)

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