Community Events


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Domestic Violence in College Presentation

HUB- Susquehanna Room

Haven Project Events

Are you up-to-date on the latest information about Domestic Violence?  Join the Haven Project and Theta Phi Alpha to learn more about Domestic Violence, Safety Planning, and Bystander Intervention!

*Attendance vouchers will be available upon request.

Business Seminar: The First Step

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Suite 108

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?

This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The cost is $15, but the fee is waived for veterans and the unemployed.

For more information, call 724-357-7915 or email To register, visit the IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Live at IUP: David DobrikJoin STATIC as we present YouTube star and creator of the Vlog Squad, David Dobrik, live in Fisher Auditorium, on Wednesday, October 16. Doors for the event will open at 7:00 p.m., and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. 


According to his biography, David Julian Dobrik (born July 23, 1996) is a Slovak-born YouTube personality, actor, and talent-show judge. He is known for being the de facto leader of the popular YouTube ensemble The Vlog Squad, as well as Axel from The Angry Birds Movie 2 and one of the judges on America's Most Musical Family. He started his career on Vine before creating his own YouTube channel towards the end of 2014.”

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

IUP Symphony Orchestra - French Flair

Gorell Recital Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Symphony Orchestra and their new conductor, Alexandra Dee, perform masterpieces of French music, including works by Bizet, Ravel, Offenbach, and Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges - an 18th century composer, violinist, and fencing champion dubbed the "Black Mozart."

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Friday, October 18, 2019

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, an exhibit titled, "No Limits: A Photographic Cartography of Writers Along the U.S.-Mexico Border" will be held at 4:00 p.m. in HSS, room 126. Visiting artist, Alejandro Meter, is a professor of Latin American literature at the University of San Diego and his work has been exhibited in the United States, Mexico, and Argentina.This series is co-sponsored by the Social Equity and Title IX Office. For further information on any of these events, please contact any member of the Hispanic Heritage Council, or Marjorie Zambrano-Paff, chair, at

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Culinary Admissions Open House

Fairman Centre

Academy of Culinary Arts

Open House is our most in-depth visit program. Enjoy demonstrations, food tastings, ice carving, and more while you talk with students and chef instructors in both the culinary and baking and pastry programs.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a multi-session culminating event for all students, staff, and faculty will take place on Saturday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the HUB. The discussion sessions will be: Immigrants' Voices and Identity, Migrant Workers' Rights, Internal Militarization, Inside the Courtroom, and Foreigner vs. Invader. This series is co-sponsored by the Social Equity and Title IX Office. For further information on any of these events, please contact any member of the Hispanic Heritage Council, or Marjorie Zambrano-Paff, chair, at

Disco Inferno: Saturday Night Fever at the Museum

University Museum and Blue Room, Sutton Hall

University Museum

This year, the annual museum gala takes you back to the 70s with a Disco beat! Enjoy outstanding dining and entertainment as well as a silent and live auction. The museum's current exhibit features the work of IUP art alumni from the 60s, 70s, and 80s and much of that work is also for sale.  Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite 70s attire. The event begins at 6:00 PM and benefits the activities of the University Museum. For more information, contact 724-357-2530.

Disco Inferno: Saturday Night Fever at the Museum

University Museum & The Blue Room, First Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Dust off your platform shoes and polyester suits. It's a Celebration of an era. It's the University Museum's annual benefit celebration featuring visual art, live entertainment, and culinary artistry. Reservations are required and period dress is encouraged with more details to come.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Fall Fest 2019

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

fall fest 2019Trees are changing colors and dropping their leaves. The wind has a chilly bite. Halloween is just around the corner. IUP students have donned their sweaters, Ugg boots, and pumpkin-spice lattes. Yep, it’s that time of year: Fall!

Instead of going to the pumpkin patch, STATIC is bringing the pumpkin patch to you!

Join STATIC on Sunday, October 20, to celebrate the season at its annual Fall Fest! The event will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. All of the IUP campus community is invited to take part in this free event.

STATIC will offer pumpkin carving, gourd decorating, seasonal crafts, pumpkin bowling, fall photo booth, jack o’ lantern darts, hayrides, traditional fall desserts and beverages, like pumpkin and apple rolls, cakes, cookies, and pies with hot apple cider, pumpkin coffees, and chai teas, and more!

Did we mention that this is all completely free?

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

OcTUBAfest: Student Showcase

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

Students from the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio perform solo repertoire as part of 2019 OcTUBAfest.

Free admission.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

It's On Us, IUP- Volunteer Training

Suites on Maple East, Room G-60

Haven Project Events

November's theme is It's On Us to end Sexual Assault.  Join the Haven Project for the It's On Us IUP Volunteer Training.  Through this training, attendees will learn about the national campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders, teaches about power-based personal violence, sexual violence prevention, and more.

*Attendance vouchers are available upon request.

Concert: Niyaz, featuring Azam Ali

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

With all the mysticism and allure of their native lands, Niyaz seamlessly blends ancient Sufi poetry and folk songs from the Middle East to India, with rich, acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics. This immersive multi-media experience is a natural evolution for a group who is always aiming to redefine the boundaries of tradition in order to unite people from different cultural and spiritual backgrounds through our shared humanity. Led by front woman Azam Ali whose Iranian heritage and Indian upbringing have formed a bewitching singer of richly textured proportions, Niyaz is not limited by tradition. With four best-selling and critically acclaimed albums, their music has been featured in several major Hollywood film and television scores, including “The Matrix,” “Prince of Persia,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “True Blood,” and “Bones,” to name only a few.

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More information about this event.