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Fall-Winter 2010: Achievements

IUP Legislative Fellow

  • Pennsylvania Senator Robert “Bob” Robbins, who represents the 50th legislative district, covering Crawford and Mercer and portions of Butler and Lawrence counties

Friend of Higher Education

  • Pennsylvania Representative Dave Reed ’00, who represents the 62nd district, which includes part of Indiana County and who is an alumnus of the Robert E. Cook Honors College
  • The Sutton Chapter of Mortar Board at IUP was one of twenty-two chapters nationally to receive the Golden Torch Award and one of nineteen groups to receive a Project Excellence Award at the honor society’s national conference in Chicago.


  • For the tenth consecutive year, IUP was selected for inclusion in Princeton Review’s flagship college guide—The Best 373 Colleges, 2011 edition. IUP was also again named among the “Best Northeastern Colleges.”
  • IUP is in the 15 percent of colleges and universities selected by G.I. Jobs magazine for its 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools.
  • For the seventeenth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report included IUP in its Best Colleges listing.
  • IUP is one of only twenty-three Pennsylvania colleges and universities included in Forbes Magazine’sAmerica’s Best Colleges.”
  • IUP is one of only eleven Pennsylvania universities and the only one of the state’s public/doctoral universities to be cited by Washington Monthly for contributions to society.

More from the Fall-Winter 2010 Issue of IUP Magazine

Back “Home” Again in Indiana

Back “Home” Again in Indiana

In this interview, identical twins Ron and Don Donoughe prove the point that you can indeed go home again and find a common ground in the bargain.

Oceans in Deep

Oceans in Deep

In the wake of last spring’s oil-rig catastrophe, two IUP professors talk about what can be done to restore the oceans to health.

Above the Caption

Stephenson Hall, Pratt Plaza, Heritage Garden, and a view from the sky


Highlights about IUP faculty members, past and present


Athletic Hall of Fame inductions, sports update, and the Coal Bowl Trophy

IUP Magazine Web Exclusives

Pittsburgh’s Funny Guy

Pittsburgh’s Funny Guy

October 15, 2010
Jim Krenn ’83 talks about how he came to sit behind the microphone at WDVE.

Honoring, Remembering Our Own

Honoring, Remembering Our Own

August 21, 2010
IUP honors those lost in service to their country.

Professor Shari Robertson and her daughter Brianna Robertson ’09

Diphthongs and Dahntahn

June 30, 2010
What distinguishes our Western Pennsylvania dialect?