Student Events

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Thanksgiving Break Buses 2019Thanksgiving Break bus tickets will be available to IUP students on Monday, October 14, at the KCAC Box Office. Sponsored by the Student Cooperative Association and STATIC, break buses will again travel to Harrisburg, Allentown, King of Prussia, and Philadelphia. The cost is $90 to $95, depending on the student’s final destination.

Buses will depart from the HUB Parking Lot, near the entrance to the HUB Fitness Center, on Friday, November 22, at 3:00 p.m. Buses will return to IUP on Sunday, December 1, at the times indicated on the individual bus information sheets.

Tickets go on sale on Monday, October 14, at 10:00 a.m. and are available in person at the KCAC Box Office until Wednesday, November 20, or until all tickets are sold. Students should purchase their tickets early, since break bus tickets usually sell out!

For more information, visit the KCAC Box Office in person or the Co-op's Break Bus website.

National Day on Writing: Writing Tips Tree

Eicher Hall Second Floor

Writing Center

The Writing Tips Tree will be live starting on October 14 and will be located on the second floor of Eicher Hall in front of the Jones White Writing Center. Our Writing Tips Tree offers the campus community a chance to share your best “writing tip” with the IUP community and larger National Day on Writing Community. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to come, submit a tip, take a selfie with the tree, and tag themselves on social media with #WhyIwrite and #IUPWriting. Submissions will be entered into raffles for prizes at our celebration on October 21.

Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in the lobby of our Humanities building.

With wit, grace, and attitude, a diverse troupe of LGBTQ youth transforms their struggles into a theater for social change—starting with a simple and surprising kiss in the first act.

The Year We Thought About Love is a 68-minute documentary film which celebrates the powerful work of a Boston LGBTQ troupe, True Colors: OUT Youth Theater, as they write a play about love. Join us for this documentary screening and help us celebrate National Coming Out Day!

Open Mic Night

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Open Mic Night presented by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in the Humanities Lobby? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in North Dining.

Every Tuesday, 3p,-5pm, Group Study Sessions for Business Students , in 202 Stephenson

Education Abroad Information Workshops

Office of International Education, Delaney Hall B25

International Education Office

Want to take college credit in another country? Looking to gain professional experience internationally? Then come to an Informational Workshop and learn more about these fantastic Education Abroad opportunities. This is your chance to meet with a representative from the Office of International Education and find out how to make this possible for you!

Information Workshops are at 5:00 p.m each Tuesday in the Education Abroad Center inside the Office of International Education, located at B-25 Delaney Hall. 

Workshops are the first step in your journey to studying abroad! If you have any questions or cannot attend a workshop at these times, please contact us, intl-education@iup.edu.

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.

The Health and Wellness Promotion Peer Educators will have a tabling event in front of North Dining (rain location - inside North Dining) to educate and increase awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the Hispanic/Latino population in the United States. 

Vision Board Making Party

2nd floor Rotunda of Stephenson

Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

Vision Board Making Party, 6-8pm, on the 2nd floor Rotunda of Stephenson (Open to all)

An Evening of Mindfulness

Suites on Maple East, Room 402

Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

All are welcome to join the Mindfulness Living Learning Community to learn about mindfulness.  We will then join together in some group meditation and reflection.  Don't be stressed; we can help with that!

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 iup-sbdc@iup.edu. To register, visit the IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.

Women's Volleyball vs. Pitt Johnstown

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Hawk’s Nest

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in North Dining Hall? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in North Dining.

Women's Soccer vs. Edinboro

South Campus Field

Hawk’s Nest

Koru Mindfulness Class

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Center

This course, consisting of four classes, is designed to teach mindfulness and meditation skills. This is class number four. Prior registration required.

Ascension Meditation and Yoga

HUB Monongahela Room

Student Organizations

Business Org Fair & Fall Fest

2nd floor Rotunda of Stephenson

Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

Business Org Fair & Fall Fest, 7-9pm, on the 2nd floor Rotunda of Stephenson (Open to all)

Room Service Event

Northern Suites, 1st Floor Lobby or Room 116

Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining

Delivery from you professors and RAs!  For Northern residents only.

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. 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT. NO FURTHER TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! THANK YOU!

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.

This workshop introduces graduate writers of any level in how to avoid plagiarism in their writing, both in graduate coursework and at the dissertation and thesis stage. The workshop will cover cultural expectations, reading and citation strategies, managing large numbers of sources, and self-citation. The workshop will also cover how to understand and work with the iThenticate program, which is used by the graduate school prior to submission of your thesis or dissertation. Finally, this workshop will also introduce the Jones White Writing Center’s graduate editing service.

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."

Get tickets.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in the North Dining Hall? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in Humanities Lobby.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health Education and Advocacy

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus in Room G60 Suites on Maple East today.  Come visit with your canine friends.

Be sure to get your Pup Bucks when you attend this event. Earn Pup Bucks every time you attend a Health and Wellness Promotion event. 

Pup Bucks add up and you can select a gift for certain amounts: $150 Pup Bucks = Keurig, $125 Pup Bucks = Ear Buds/Speaker, $100 Pup Bucks = Thick Blanket, $75 Pup Bucks = Fleece Blanket, Lesser amounts of Pup Bucks = T-shirts, Pens, Cups, etc.

Pup Bucks must be cashed in before December 6, 2019.

Every Thursday, 6pm-8pm, Group Study Session for Business Students, in 202 Stephenson

We will help you prepare for your advising meetings and show you how to use Degree Works.  

Please join MASS and CCO for our next Breaking the Barrier Thursday Night Partnership! We have a wild and wacky evening planned for attendees! Stop by to participate in goofy and interactive games to get everyone up moving, grooving, and having a blast. Come stretch or break out of your shell and meet some new people and try a variety of games designed to fit all personality types!  


Pretty Owt event

HUB-Monongahela Room

Haven Project Events

Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. as they host Pretty OWT: Mixer with a Message.  October is both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so the Haven Project and the Susan G. Komen of Greater Pittsburgh will have tables with information to shine a light onto both issues.  This event is free and there will be a pizza bar available.  Spread the word and anyone is welcome to attend!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in the Humanities building? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in North Dining.

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 mzambran@iup.edu

BACCHUS Bingo

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

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

Saturday, October 19, 2019

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 mzambran@iup.edu

Field Hockey vs. West Chester (Senior Day)

George P. Miller Stadium

Hawk’s Nest

Women's Soccer vs. Salem

South Campus Field

Hawk’s Nest

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.

Faculty Tuba Recital: Zach Collins

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

A recital of new and standard solo works for the tuba.

Free Admission

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.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Please join us in celebrating International Education Week. This joint initiative between the United States Department of State and United States Department of Education is meant to promote cross-cultural awareness, prepare students for a global environment, and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.Funding is provided by the OIE and IUP Student Co-Operative Association.

For a complete list of all events, check the Office of International Educations website.

All events are free and open to the community, unless otherwise noted.

International Lunch Hour

Sutton Hall : Blue Room

International Education Office

International Lunch Hour is open to all members of the university as well as the greater Indiana community. Lunch Hour is provided free of charge.

Come join us and interact with the international students, faculty, and staff at IUP! Join us from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Sutton Hall Blue Room. This event is sponsored by the Office of International Education. 

Open Access is “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” International Open Access Week, now in its 10th year, is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research to turn discoveries into better lives.

This year’s theme is “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” In observance of Open Access Month, join us for a presentation by IUP faculty.

Open Mic Night

HUB Susquehanna Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Open Mic Night presented by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Every Tuesday, 3p,-5pm, Group Study Sessions for Business Students , in 202 Stephenson

Education Abroad Information Workshops

Office of International Education, Delaney Hall B25

International Education Office

Want to take college credit in another country? Looking to gain professional experience internationally? Then come to an Informational Workshop and learn more about these fantastic Education Abroad opportunities. This is your chance to meet with a representative from the Office of International Education and find out how to make this possible for you!

Information Workshops are at 5:00 p.m each Tuesday in the Education Abroad Center inside the Office of International Education, located at B-25 Delaney Hall. 

Workshops are the first step in your journey to studying abroad! If you have any questions or cannot attend a workshop at these times, please contact us, intl-education@iup.edu.

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