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  • Our Fight for Civil Rights in Indiana
    From protests demanding integration of the community pool to memorial marches on Philadelphia Street to the start of a speakers’ bureau and an elementary tutoring program—the fight for civil rights in Indiana took many forms. It also had faculty champions. IUP retiree Edith Cord shares her memories from the ’60s and ’70s of faculty efforts “to give everyone a better chance at the American dream.”
    Domestic Violence Graveyard and Silent Witness Display
    In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Haven Project will host a visual display in the courtyard of Stephenson Hall on Wednesday, October 28. Come read the true stories of those that were killed by domestic violence, learn statistics, and resources for help in our community.  
    IUP Secures Funding for Cyber Scholarship Program
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received more than $630,000 from the Department of Defense for scholarships for nine IUP students who are enrolled in concentrated studies in the cybersecurity field. This is the third consecutive year that IUP students have been selected for this competitive funding.
    Let’s Get Spooky, IUP! Celebrate Halloween All Week with STATIC
    Check out these awesome Halloween events, sponsored by STATIC, for the week of October 25 through 31, including Fall Fest on Sunday; scary movies on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and a Halloween DJ Dance Party with DJ QRX on Friday!
    Flu Shot Clinic Held at IUP Punxsutawney
    Free influenza vaccines were administered to IUP students and employees on October 23, 2020.
    Student Affairs Digest, Volume 2, Issue 7
    In this week’s Student Affairs Digest, we focus on an update from the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center, as well as lots of other great programs from across the division.
    Keeping You Informed with Videos
    The Center for Health and Well Being’s YouTube channel contains lots of short, informational videos tailored to IUP students’ healthy lifestyles. Be sure to check them out!
    Eberly Features MBA Student Tessa Matulis
    Tessa is from Bucks County, Pennsylvania which is roughly 45 minutes from Philadelphia. She learned about IUP when a high school guidance counselor mentioned that a representative for IUP was coming for instant decision day.
    IUP Graduates Honor Their Parents While Helping Future IUP Students
    Dan Simoni, a 1994 IUP accounting graduate and managing partner with Price Waterhouse, and Michelle Costanza Simoni, a 1995 sociology graduate, of Bixby, Oklahoma, have added funds to the Wayne Norman Simoni Scholarship and have provided funding to establish the Mary Louise Costanza scholarship.
    Food Drive Exceeds Last Year's Donations
    More than 1,200 items and almost $300 in gift cards for local grocery stores were donated for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Food Pantry and Help Center through an Oct. 16 drive coordinated by IUP’s College of Health and Human Services Service Committee. Donations jumped 13% compared to last year’s drive.
    “Much Ado” Is Truly Something
    Adapting creatively is at the heart of theater, so it’s only natural that students in the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance would find a way to put on a show and stay safe doing it. While the production is called Much Ado about Nothing, the way these theater students brought it together is truly something. 
    Faculty Member Nutter Wins Chef of the Year Award
    Culinary faculty member Chef Andrew Nutter was awarded the 2020 Chef of the Year Award by the Groundhog Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
    Dissertation and Thesis Writing Boot Camp a Success
    On Saturday, October 17, the Jones White Writing Center hosted its first Dissertation and Thesis Writing Boot Camp, attended by 80 graduate students from 26 different master’s and PhD programs.
    Adams Participates in Diversity Forum
    Anthropology professor Abigail Adams was an invited speaker at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering Diversity Forum, held virtually on October 13, 2020. Adams presented on implicit bias, critically compassionate intellectualism, and social justice and equity within higher education.
    Register for STATIC’s Fall Fest Now to Reserve Your DIY Craft Kit
    Join STATIC on Sunday, October 25, to celebrate the season at its annual Fall Fest! The event will virtually take place between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. Register online and reserve a pre-assembled craft kit.
    It’s On Us IUP Volunteer Training: Monday, Oct. 26
    Come and learn about the national campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders and teaches us about power-based personal violence, sexual violence prevention, toxic masculinity, and more.
    Respiratory Care Week 2020
    IUP’s Respiratory Care degree program will celebrate Respiratory Care Week 2020 (October 25–31). 
    Anthropologist Publishes on Maritime Archaeology in Global Archaeology Handbook
    Ben Ford, Anthropology, recently published a chapter on Maritime Archaeology in The Routledge Handbook of Global Archaeology.
    A Discussion of “White Savior: Racism and the American Church”
    Join IUP Religious Studies professor Dorcas Dennis on Monday, October 26, at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom.This discussion is part of the ongoing series of events organized by the IUP Forum for Building Social Understanding.
    It’s Jeopardy Time: Safer Sex Jeopardy
    Test your knowledge about safer sex in a Jeopardy-style playing format every Thursday evening on Zoom.
    The Hunt is On! QR Scavenger Hunt, That is
    Find the 16 QR codes, posted throughout the main campus, for healthy tips and your chance to win a prize.
    Are You Running?
    Download the Charity Miles app and run against other Pennsylvania State system of Higher Education schools.
    Can You Smell What Sierra is Cooking? It’s Fresh Food Friday
    Watch as Sierra DeMarsh, peer educator for Health and Wellness Promotion, makes shrimp pesto noodles.
    Take a Proactive Approach to Your Wellness: Wellness Wednesday
    Need some encouraging words to help make your lifestyle healthier? Join Charles Coleman, Health and Wellness Promotion peer educator, on Instagram @iupaware as he shares helpful tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve your overall wellness.
    Free Flu Shots for Students, No Appointment Needed
    The IUP Health Service will provide free flu shots this week and next for IUP students at Folger Hall.
    IUP Faculty Secures Funding for Two Programs for Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative
    Veronica Watson, professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and convener of the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative, has secured funding from the 400 Years of African American History National Commission to offer two high-impact programs to students throughout the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.