Student Events

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Film Screening: “O”

Humanities and Social Sciences building, Rm. 225

English Department

Continuing our celebration of Black History Month, the second screening of the Stage to Screen film series will be the modern adaptation of Othello, simply titled O (2000), starring Mekhai Phifer and Josh Hartnett.

Stage to Screen is a free, introductory cinema course designed to provide participants with an opportunity to learn about film adaptations of major theatrical works in a low-stakes environment. The spring 2020 semester series includes five films to be shown in in HSS 225 with selected readings and a preface by Literature and Criticism PhD student Caroline Speller accompanying each film. To gain a little more insight and discuss more, all are encouraged  to go to the series blog

Attendance vouchers available.

Antoine Douaihy, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Medicine Services Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic will explore the science behind the ways we treat addiction, including medication assisted therapies, and the caveats of medical marijuana.   

Are you concerned about a friend or loved one who uses alcohol or drugs?  Marianne Cubeta and Becky Perkovich, Certified Family Recovery Specialists, will provide recovery coaching and peer support for anyone touched by addiction. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Koru Mindfulness Class 3

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

Open your mind. Manage your stress. Learn Mindfulness & Meditation.  This is class three of a four class session.

Spring Career Fair 2020

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Career and Professional Development Center

The Spring Career Fair is the largest employment event for IUP students and alumni held at IUP. Network with recruiters and get information about full-time and part-time jobs, as well as internships. Business casual dress is preferred, but not required.

IUP's Dr. Molina explains how geospatial analysis of the weathering hypothesis can reveal how various factors affect health outcomes for these ethnic groups.  Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the components of resilience and grit and develop strategies to improve their own sense of resilience and grit.

Are you in a healthy relationship?

Stop by the Haven Project’s table and learn about the different aspects of healthy relationships. Pick up information about what resources are offered here at IUP. 

An Overview of NAVSUP Business Systems

Room 331, Stright Hall

Cyber Security Institute

In this Cyber Security colloquium, Mr. Kevin Davis will be discussing NAVSUP Business Systems Center

Honoring all the Queens and Kings of the world while discussing the impact Drag culture has create within our society. 

Ascension Meditation and Yoga

HUB Allegheny Room

Student Organizations

Please join us for enhancing your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being through a unique combination of yogic exercises, covering the four body systems.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health and Wellness Promotion

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus today. Stop on your way to or from dinner and see your canine friends.

Join us as we welcome guest speaker Ravonne Maxon, of the Renfrew Center in Pittsburgh, for a presentation on body image and eating concerns. Come learn more about what body image is, why it’s important, what affects it, and how to improve it.

Audience: Graduate. Description: This workshop introduces graduate writers to how to avoid plagiarism in their writing, including information on cultural expectations, reading and citation strategies, managing large numbers of sources, and self-citation.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Let us help you manage this stressful time with some tips and tricks.  We will help you become better prepared for your midterms.

Kyle Richard is a Joe Biden Courage Award recipient and the first ever Orange Bowl Courage Award recipient. He will share his bystander intervention story and discuss how to actively support sexual assault survivors and fight against toxic norms of masculinity in our society. This presentation is through the It's On Us initiative and grant and is co-sponsored by the Haven Project, Green Dot, and the Title IX Office. It is free and open to the entire IUP community.

Netflix & Chill: “Harriet”

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

Be free or die.netflix & chill: harriet

Live on the big screen in the HUB Ohio Room, join STATIC as we present a Netflix and Chill Movie Night celebrating both Black History Month and Women’s History Month with Harriet (2019) on Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. We’ll supply the movie, popcorn, candy, drinks, and reverence. You just bring your PJs, blankets, and some pillows. 

In Harriet (2019), “From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told.” Come for the movie, but stay for the discussion afterwards.

This event is completely free!

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

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Friday, February 28, 2020

Tobacco Cessation Meeting

G60 Suites on Maple East

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Interested in quitting vaping or smoking?  We offer free nicotine replacement therapy, a quit plan tailored to your needs, supportive coaching and guidance, and stress management tips. Classes conducted by Diana Mihalcik, Adagio Health.  Register by calling 724-357-1265, emailing atod-oasis@iup.edu, or texting 724-541-6997.

Geoscience students and those interested in geoscience are welcome to attend Dr. Fred Zelt’s talk.

Zelt’s first geology class was at Bethel Park High School south of Pittsburgh. This was followed by undergraduate work at MIT, a dissertation on marine shale sedimentology and stratigraphy at Princeton, and 30 years as a geologist and manager with ExxonMobil in Houston, Norway, London, and New Orleans. Accomplishments include geologic evaluation of the $1.7B ExxonMobil acquisition of shale gas assets of the Indiana, Pa.-centered Phillips companies in 2011. A certified league cycling instructor, Zelt leads geology-and-cycling excursions; speaks publicly about geology, climate, and energy; and plans to develop a 2021 STEM and Cycling summer camp for grade 8-12 students. In 2020, Zelt plans to pedal 11,400 miles around the perimeter of the US with four Bike the US for MS groups. Zelt and his wife of 38 years, also a Bethel Park native, have four children and three grandchildren.

This is part of our regular Geoscience Seminar Series.

In celebration of Black History Month and to support black-owned businesses, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is hosting a Black Business Expo to showcase black-owned businesses on campus and throughout the surrounding communities.

Free Planetarium Show: Astronomy and Calendars

Weyandt Hall Planetarium (Rm 134)

Geoscience Department

Leap day is a good time to reflect on the complexity of the calendar. What does astronomy have to do with calendars? Come find out.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

BACCHUS Bingo

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Come and play bingo and win some great prizes.  Sponsored by BACCHUS.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Concert: IUP Bands

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

IUP Bands Presents: The IUP Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Jason Worzbyt and guest conductor Stephen Lytle fromk WVU will perform works by Mahr, Persichetti, and Cross. The Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Timothy A. Paul and guest soloist Dr. Kevin Eisensmith will perform works by Boss, Gryc, Sadler, and Turner.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $10

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $8

Under 18: $6

IUP Student (Limit 4): $6

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Crimson Squawkfest

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Crimson Squawkfest is a one-day (9am-6pm)clarinet event featuring guest artists, student performers, and a large final ensemble performance. ALL clarinetists, regardless of skill level are welcome! Register online at http://iupclarinets.weebly.com or contact Dr. Rosemary Engelstad rosemary@iup.edu.

Free Admission.

Recital: Alumni Trumpet Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

A recital presented by alumni of the IUP Trumpet Studio.  Former students of Dr. William Becker, Dr. Calvin Weber, Dr. Kevin Eisensmith, Dr. David Ferguson, Mr. John Kulp, Ms. Karen Sloneker, Mr. Steve Dubé, and Mr. David Wygonik are invited to attend and participate in the weekend's activities.

Free Admission.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Squawkfest Clarinet Day Guest Recital

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The recital features our Squawkfest Clarinet Day guest artists. Yevgeny Dokshansky, professor of clarinet at Virginia Tech, will present a varied program of music for clarinet. Amanda Morrison (Slippery Rock University), Lynda Dembowski (Towson University), and Rosemary Engelstad (IUP) will join him in an arrangement of Blackbird for clarinet quartet.

Squawkfest Clarinet Day Final Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

This is the final concert for our Squawkfest Clarinet Day. The program includes performances by the IUP Clarinet Ensemble (PA premieres of works by Lynne Snyder and Lynda Dembowski) and by the Squawkfest Ensemble, comprised of clarinet day participants.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Culture Cafe

116 Northern Suites

International Education Office

All IUP students are welcome to attend, eat snacks, and socialize with those from other countries.  Learn about another culture and practice another language all while playing board games, pool and ping pong. 
Organized by the IUP Office of International Education.

A panel of local official and Census representatives will discuss how the 2020 Census will impact students and the community. They will present an overview of the Census, how numbers impact representation in legislature and distribution of funding, the Indiana County 2020 Complete Count Committee, and why students need to be counted at their school address. The panel will advise students on the various ways students can self-respond.

Come hang out and play or listen as others jam at open mic night sponsored by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Dr. Erick Lauber and a certified recovery specialist, Armstrong, Indiana, Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission, will explore the importance of reducing the stigma of addiction and highlight all the resources that exist to help individuals who are suffering with addiction.

This discussion will also cover available resources for those dealing with a loved one or friend experiencing addiction issues

Recital: ''IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet''

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet will perform a variety of standard and contemporary works, featuring the Pennsylvania premiere of Jack Stamp's Quintet for Winds.

Free Admission

Are you concerned about a friend or loved one who uses alcohol or drugs?  Marianne Cubeta and Becky Perkovich, Certified Family Recovery Specialists, will provide recovery coaching and peer support for anyone touched by addiction. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Ascension Meditation and Yoga

HUB Allegheny Room

Student Organizations

Please join us for enhancing your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being through a unique combination of yogic exercises, covering the four body systems.

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