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  • IUP Safety Sciences Program Ranked in Top Three in the Nation
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences program has been ranked third in the nation for excellence by Universities.com, with an A “excellent” ranking.
    PhD Student Sowell Selected for English Language Specialist Project
    The US Department of State selected Jimalee Sowell, a PhD candidate in the Composition and Applied Linguistics program, to participate in the English Language Specialist Program through a project preparing teachers from Central Asia to write conference proposals.
    Student Affairs Digest, Volume 2, Issue 16
    In this week’s issue of the Student Affairs Digest, we highlight a variety of programs, including Women’s History Month, continuing our focus on bettering our students’ mental health and well-being, and fun and exiting events from STATIC.
    Friday Night is Kinks & Curls: A Celebration of Natural Hair and Skin
    Join STATIC for a celebration of natural hair and skin, as well as body positivity, as we present the first ever Kinks & Curls: A Celebration of Natural Hair and Skin on Friday, February 26, as part of IUP’s Black History Month programming. The event will take place on STATIC’s Instagram page and will feature DIY hair and skin care kits.
    Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award
    The School of Graduate Studies and Research is proud to present the 2020–21 Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award. Graduate students who graduated in May, August, or December 2020, or who have finished their project and will graduate in May 2021, are eligible to be nominated by any department offering graduate courses. 
    Spring Student Research Grants
    Are you working on an interesting research or creative project? Get in your application for the Spring 2021 Student Research Grant! You could get up to $1,000 to support your project, including thesis/dissertation research. Fall applications are due Friday, March 5.
    Guth Serving as ASGW President-Elect
    Lorraine J. Guth, professor in the IUP Department of Counseling, is currently serving as president-elect of the Association for Specialists in Group Work.
    Speaker to Discuss Effects of Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Brent McCusker, professor of geography at West Virginia University, will give a lecture titled “The Challenge of Climate Change in a Multi-shock World: Evidence from Niger, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Malawi.” The presentation will take place on Zoom, Tuesday, March 9, 5:00–6:15 p.m. 
    Runge to Investigate Educator's Response to Students Impacted by Trauma
    Timothy Runge was awarded a research grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to investigate the extent to which Pennsylvania educators are prepared to recognize and respond to students impacted by trauma or distress.
    Program Alumni Awarded Young Alumni Achievement Award
    School Psychology program alumna Jessica Dirsmith was selected for the IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award.
    Ammerman Authors Article on Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania
    PhD candidate Kathleen Ammerman was the primary author on the article “A Survey of Driver Education Practices in Pennsylvania,” which appeared in the 2020 fall/winter issue of Pennsylvania Education Leadership.
    Request IUP Books for Pickup or Delivery to Your Home
    IUP Library users can request IUP books to be held for pickup at Stapleton or delivered to their home using the Get It Request feature.
    Eberly Features Freshman Wendling
    Carson Wendling is a freshman supply-chain management major in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. 
    Economist Jeffords Featured Guest on “Jive Talking” Podcast
    Chris Jeffords was recently a guest on David Zetland’s Jive Talking podcast where the two discussed environmental governance and human rights and the environment.
    Domestic and Dating Violence in College: What You Need To Know
    Learn the signs and prevalence of domestic and dating violence and what to do if you or someone close to you is affected by this issue. If you or a loved one is in an abusive relationship, you are not alone. Learn what resources are on campus and in the community to help.
    Pride Alliance: A Safe Space for Generations of IUP Students
    This week, the Find Your People series profiles Pride Alliance, which has worked for decades to make the campus safe and supportive for students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
    Schafer Speaker Event: Representation in Children’s Literature
    IUP Libraries will hold a virtual Schafer Speaker Series Event on Thursday, March 25, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. titled “The Need for Representation in Children’s Literature.”
    IUP Chorale Records Civil Rights Anthem
    In February 2021 the IUP Chorale, under the direction of Gerrit Scheepers, recorded “We Shall Overcome,” arranged by Missouri-based composer Robert. T. Gibson (b.1989), a key anthem associated with the American Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. We feel it is just as relevant today as it was back then and hope our informal recording will inspire many out there to work together towards making this world a better place for all.
    IUP Announces Plans for In-Person Classes for Fall 2021
    IUP has announced its intention to resume traditional, in-person classes and events for the 2021–22 academic year.
    IUP Hospitality Management Program Ranked in Top 10 in Nation
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s bachelor of science degree in hospitality management has been ranked in the 2021 top 10 best bachelor’s degrees in hospitality management by Study.com.
    Increased Student Eligibility for SNAP Benefits
    Under a temporary change in eligibility announced this week by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, students may qualify for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits and it would not adversely affect their financial aid package.
    IUP Presenting Panel Discussion on “Diversity in the Professional Workplace”
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania will continue its diversity and inclusion programming with a panel discussion on March 17, 2021, “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a Professional Workplace.”
    Manko Participates in Panel on Current Job Market Trends
    Tammy Manko, EdD, director of the IUP Career and Professional Development Center, recently participated in a panel of experts on Zippia to discuss current job market trends.
    Registration Open for ASSP Professional Development Conference
    The eighth annual Professional Development Conference for the American Society of Safety Professionals, Western Pennsylvania, held in conjunction with IUP and Slippery Rock University, will be held virtually on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
    Economics Majors Recognized on Fall 2020 Dean’s List
    The Department of Economics is proud to announce that 27 economics majors have been named to the fall 2020 Dean’s List at IUP. These students earned a grade-point-average of 3.25 or higher while completing a minimum of 12 credits during the semester.