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Exhibit showcases works by Indiana County mother-daughter

An IUP alumni is featured in a show with her daughter.

Posted on 5/4/2021 4:08:17 PM

Central Valley graduate honored for outstanding research at IUP Scholars

An IUP student who won a research award at the Scholars Forum is highlighted.

Posted on 5/4/2021 3:49:32 PM

Local students shine on campus -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania

An IUP alumni honored with a 2020 Regional Impact Award is spotlighted.

Posted on 5/4/2021 9:13:11 AM

Robservations: John Kass walks back ‘enemy of the people’ blast at media

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Tracy Butler is recognized.

Posted on 5/4/2021 9:05:48 AM

Social Impact Authors: Why & How Author Tom Coat Is Helping To Change Our World

IUP graduate and journalist and author Tom Coat is profiled in a series about "authors who are making an important social impact.

Posted on 5/4/2021 8:59:23 AM

Debra Calvert named 2021 Charles County Principal of the Year

An IUP graduate is selected as Principal of the Year by her school district.

Posted on 5/4/2021 8:52:24 AM

IUP sculpture professors to stage outdoor art installation Sunday

IUP art and design professors Sean Derry and Sharon Massey offer an end-of-semester project through the Sculpture Support System initiative.

Posted on 5/4/2021 8:45:36 AM

IUP family studies program ranked as a top program by Study.com

IUP's human development and family science has been highly ranked by a national education website.

Posted on 4/27/2021 5:42:14 PM

30 Under 30 award winner: Meet Armani Davis, CORO Pittsburgh

Developmental Studies faculty member Armani Davis is selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times for its "30 Under 30" recognition.

Posted on 4/27/2021 5:38:51 PM

Visitors to Pittsburgh Botanical Garden can revel in region's natural beauty

An IUP graduate is part of the team working at the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens.

Posted on 4/26/2021 11:16:48 AM

Best Restaurants: Laura Jerina-Potts Takes A Detailed Approach To Desserts

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is profiled for her baking skills at a Cleveland restaurant.

Posted on 4/26/2021 10:57:35 AM

2021’s Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs

Director of IUP's Career and Professional Development Center Dr. Tammy Manko is sourced as an expert in "Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs" for graduates.

Posted on 4/26/2021 10:51:03 AM

Reynoldsville seniors complete fiber art project at The Foundry

IUP's ArtsPath program continues to impact regional high school students with unique experiences in the arts.

Posted on 4/22/2021 8:55:17 AM

Willett receives IUP alumni award

Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Linda Sidor Willett is featured.

Posted on 4/21/2021 11:07:30 AM

Chauvin verdict prompts reactions in Indiana community

IUP's Student Conversation on the Chauvin Trial was included in a roundup of community reactions to the verdict.

Posted on 4/21/2021 10:10:14 AM

From stone mason to stone scholar, IUP senior, Fayette Co. native earns coveted Goldwater Scholarship

IUP geology major Susan Adams is IUP's 2021 Goldwater Scholarship recipient.

Posted on 4/20/2021 2:02:55 PM

IUP nursing graduate honored with Indiana Lions Club Nurse Humanitarian Award

A graduating nursing major is selected for the Indiana Lions Club Humanitarian Award.

Posted on 4/20/2021 10:57:47 AM

IUP alumnus recalls world record quest for kisses

An IUP graduate recalls his Guinness Book of World Records win for most kisses in an eight-hour period.

Posted on 4/20/2021 10:54:30 AM

IUP student selected for NSF scholarship

IUP Goldwater Scholar and 2020 graduate Vincent Thompson, a student in IUP's master's program in mathematics, has been selected for a competitive National Science Foundation program.

Posted on 4/20/2021 10:51:37 AM

Durham Boats: Underwater Archaeology Reveals New Details

Research work  by Dr. Ben Ford, chair of the anthropology department, about a Durham boat shipwreck in Lake Oneida, will be the topic for a community presentation in the Lake Oneida community.

Posted on 4/16/2021 8:55:44 AM

He's tireless about helping refugee and immigrant families

An IUP graduate is the head of an initiative in Pittsburgh to help refugees from Bhutan.

Posted on 4/14/2021 4:06:21 PM

Cheryl Siemers to lead Kenai Peninsula College

An IUP Ph.D. graduate is selected to serve as president of an Alaska college.

Posted on 4/14/2021 4:03:09 PM

IUP offering free cyber security camp for students

IUP's Gen Cyber camp opportunity is highlighted.

Posted on 4/14/2021 3:57:30 PM

Colleges prepare for a freshman class unlike any other after a pandemic year(1)

IUP Professor Dr. Timothy Runge talks about the impact of the pandemic on learning for K-12 and what colleges might expect to see from freshman students.

Posted on 4/9/2021 2:32:24 PM

IUP's Criminal Justice Training Center receives national accreditation

IUP's Criminal Justice Training Center national accreditation is highlighted.

Posted on 4/9/2021 2:22:08 PM

Colleges prepare for a freshman class unlike any other after a pandemic year

IUP professor Dr. Timothy Runge offers comment on how the pandemic has affected learning for k-1 students.

Posted on 4/9/2021 2:18:00 PM

Executive MBA program at IUP ranked in top 25 in the nation

Great Business Schools ranks IUP's EMBA program as one of the top programs in the nation.

Posted on 4/7/2021 8:53:58 AM

Takara Bio’s Technology Enables Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center to Develop a Faster COVID-19 Test for Rural Communities

IUP's collaboration with Indiana Regional Medical Center and Takara Bio Inc., has resulted in a new testing process that is less expensive and can make testing more accessible for rural and financially challenged communities.

Posted on 4/5/2021 10:44:11 AM

Lucia Cherciu named Dutchess County's poet laureate

Lucia Cherciu, who received a Ph.D. in English from IUP, was named "Poet Laureate" for her county.

Posted on 4/5/2021 10:37:26 AM

One of Pittsburgh's biggest banks names interim CEO

An IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, David Antolik, has been named interim CEO of S&T Bancorp.

Posted on 4/5/2021 10:23:06 AM

Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossil Atop a Nest of Preserved Eggs

Dr. Shundong Bi's discovery of dinosaur remains sitting on a nest of eggs is described as groundbreaking.

Posted on 4/2/2021 11:15:41 AM

Researchers Discover Preserved Dinosaur Sitting On Nest Of Eggs With Fossilized Babies!

Dr Shundong Bi's work with the Carnegie Museum of History to discover a dinosaur sitting on a nest of eggs is featured.

Posted on 4/2/2021 11:07:56 AM

IUP presenting panel discussion on diversity in the professional workplace

IUP's Division of University Advancement and Office of Social Equity and Title IX, presented a panel discussion about diversity and inclusion in the professional workplace.

Posted on 4/2/2021 11:03:00 AM

Chorale shows how colleges keep song alive during COVID

IUP's Chorale keeps the music going, even during a pandemic.

Posted on 4/2/2021 10:56:56 AM

Weaver named Gazette editor

An IUP journalism graduate and former editor of The Penn student newspaper is named editor of the Indiana Gazette.

Posted on 4/1/2021 10:03:57 AM

IUP, IRMC join international company for COVID-19 testing

IUP's collaboration with Indiana Regional Medical Center and Takara Bio Inc. to provide less expensive COVID-19 testing kits is detailed.

Posted on 3/31/2021 1:21:43 PM

Five local entities make Top 100 Organizations list

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations, of which IUP is a partner, is recognized by the Pennsylvania Business Central as a Top 100 Organization.

Posted on 3/30/2021 11:26:44 AM

Area woman earns Young Alumni Achievement Award

Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient Tessa Mongold is recognized for her award.

Posted on 3/30/2021 11:21:40 AM

IUP student selected for research Fulbright Scholarship

IUP's most recent Fulbright scholarship winner, Zane Billy, is recognized for being selected for this competitive award.

Posted on 3/30/2021 11:17:55 AM

Former Reading woman honored by IUP

IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient Kelly Henderson is profiled by her hometown newspaper.

Posted on 3/30/2021 11:14:43 AM

End of an era: IUP Dance Theater presents one last collaboration

With the upcoming retirement of Holly Boda-Sutton, dance faculty member, the history of IUP Dance Theatre is remembered.

Posted on 3/26/2021 10:32:18 AM

Driscoll remarks tackle a wide range of topics

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll touched on a variety of topics during his public address to the Council of Trustees in March, including highlighting strong retention of students and the Imagine Unlimited campaign success.

Posted on 3/26/2021 10:22:55 AM

IUP moves forward with NextGen planning, other developments

Reports made to the IUP Council of Trustees about IUP's NextGen planning process are featured.

Posted on 3/25/2021 12:44:32 PM

IUP, Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce to host free employment program for local high school students

IUP at Punxsutawney is working with the local Chamber of Commerce and Punxsutawney High School on an employment program for students.

Posted on 3/25/2021 12:32:48 PM

Paleontologists Uncover Rarer-than-Rare Fossil of Raptor on Nest of Eggs With 24 Embryos Inside

IUP professor of biology Dr. Shundong Bi is part of a team that discovered a fossilized dinosaur incubating its eggs.

Posted on 3/18/2021 4:52:47 PM

Jurassic Gliding Mammal Relative Sheds New Light on Evolution of Mammalian Middle Ear

IUP biology professor Dr. Shundong Bi is part of a group of researchers who discovered new information on the evolution of a mammalian middle ear.

Posted on 3/18/2021 4:44:01 PM

Sweatshirts, masks and powerful music. IUP ensemble of voices from Lancaster to Lagos shows how colleges keep song alive during COVID

The IUP's Chorale's ability to keep the music going during a pandemic is the subject of a feature article, including a recent post of a performance of "We Shall Overcome."

Posted on 3/18/2021 4:21:33 PM

IUP selected for Gold Designation in Military Friendly Schools ranking

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected for a Gold Designation by Victory Media in its 2021 Military Friendly School ranking.

Posted on 3/9/2021 12:58:47 PM

Psychology scholarship

Rebecca Ettore, an honors psychology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is a recipient of the 2021 IUP Stanley W. Lore Psychology Scholarship.

Posted on 3/9/2021 6:00:12 AM

IUP safety sciences program earns national ranking

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences program has been ranked third in the nation for excellence. Editors gave IUP’s program A grades in career preparation, students and culture, facilities, and activities and groups.

Posted on 3/9/2021 5:56:22 AM

IUP display showcases professor emeritus’ six-decade career

An artist’s lifetime of work is being highlighted in this exhibition. The exhibition represents Ned Wert’s six-decade career as an artist, mentor and educator.

Posted on 3/9/2021 5:53:39 AM

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.

Posted on 3/9/2021 5:48:51 AM

IUP archives get $4,608 boost

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is among 31 recipients of Historical & Archival Records Care grants from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

Posted on 3/9/2021 5:46:43 AM

IUP hospitality management management program ranked in top 10 in the 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.

Posted on 3/2/2021 8:31:21 AM

Pennsylvania college campus intends on reopening this fall

Almost 10,000 university students in Pennsylvania learned their school’s campus could reopen this fall for in-person instruction.

Posted on 2/25/2021 7:21:50 AM

Indiana Univ. Of Pa. Plans To Resume In-Person Classes For 2021 Fall Semester

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has plans to resume in-person classes in the fall.

Posted on 2/23/2021 2:06:59 PM

IUP joins schools aiming for a fall reopening

Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Monday said it, too, anticipates fully reopening for in-person classes this fall, echoing recent statements from at least five other Pennsylvania-owned campuses expressing optimism about COVID-19 trends.

Posted on 2/23/2021 2:04:57 PM

IUP plans for full campus reopening in August

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is joining California, Clarion and Edinboro in posting plans for a full return to campus.

Posted on 2/23/2021 9:00:27 AM

IUP to hold in-person classes starting in fall

Indiana University of Pennsylvania announced Monday that it intends to resume traditional, in-person classes and events come the Fall of 2021.

Posted on 2/23/2021 8:57:44 AM

IUP Announces Plan to Return to In-Person Instruction in Fall

IUP has announced that while plans may change closer to the start of the fall semester, the university plans to reopen to traditional in-person classes at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Posted on 2/23/2021 8:55:20 AM

Sharpsburg police training aimed at strengthening community relations

Led by instructors Marcia Cole and Eric Holmes of the IUP Criminal Justice Training Center, lessons will focus on cynicism, 21st century policing and raising awareness of the role history has played in hindering police legitimacy in some places.

Posted on 2/18/2021 12:59:54 PM

IUP Grad Envisioning a psychedelic future

Jason Wallach has a vision. The IUP graduate is leading a network of national researchers delving into the mind-altering substances.

Posted on 2/16/2021 10:29:50 PM

Capital Campaign Watch: Indiana U of Pennsylvania

The original goal was $40 million, and that was raised to $75 million.

Posted on 2/9/2021 8:48:27 AM

The Campus Roundup: Feb. 4, 2021

Imagine Unlimited includes more than $430,000 raised in the last nine months for the Student Assistance Fund, originally the Emergency Response Fund, for students affected by the pandemic.

Posted on 2/8/2021 2:34:14 PM

IUP alums dig deep as the university works to remake itself

Fighting an uphill battle to cut costs and end declining enrollment, Indiana University of Pennsylvania raked in record levels of financial support and set a new record among state-owned schools in a recently completed fundraising campaign.

Posted on 2/8/2021 9:38:31 AM

Laurel and barbs

Laurel: Indiana University of Pennsylvania generated more than $81 million in its Imagine Unlimited fund-raising effort, passing its goal of $75 million six months ahead of schedule.

Posted on 2/8/2021 9:26:20 AM

IUP appoints Anne White to Council of Trustees

Anne White, of Indiana, has been appointed by the Pennsylvania Senate to serve as a member of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees.

Posted on 2/8/2021 9:24:27 AM

Campaign at IUP ends early after surpassing its goal

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is concluding its fundraising campaign six months early after raising $81.36 million, surpassing its $75 million goal, officials announced Wednesday.

Posted on 2/4/2021 3:58:08 PM

IUP wraps record $81.36M campaign six months ahead of schedule

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has raised $81.36 million, more than $6 million above the goal for its campaign, now ending six months ahead of schedule

Posted on 2/4/2021 3:56:20 PM

IUP’s Imagine Unlimited Campaign shatters fundraising record, raises more than $81 million

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Imagine Unlimited Campaign has raised a record breaking amount during the pandemic.

Posted on 2/4/2021 3:54:11 PM

IUP surpasses goal, ends fundraiser early

With a total of more than $81 million, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania not only surpassed its Imagine Unlimited fundraiser goal but was also able to end the campaign six months early.

Posted on 2/4/2021 3:51:45 PM

IUP breaks fundraising goal with $81 million

IUP shattered its $75 million goal for the Imagine Unlimited campaign, raising more than $81.36 million, and ending the campaign six months early.

Posted on 2/4/2021 3:00:59 PM

“IMAGINE UNLIMITED” FAR EXCEEDS GOAL AT IUP

Six months ahead of schedule, IUP has surpassed its $75 million goal for the “Imagine Unlimited” campaign by more than $6 million.

Posted on 2/4/2021 2:58:51 PM

White appointed to IUP Council of Trustees

Anne White, of Indiana, has been appointed by the Pennsylvania Senate to serve as a member of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees.

Posted on 2/4/2021 2:41:31 PM

PA SENATE CONFIRMS NEW IUP COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEMBER

The Pennsylvania Senate has appointed Anne White of Indiana as their newest member to the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 2/4/2021 2:28:17 PM

IUP Political Scientist weighs in on Biden’s presidency

Political scientist David Chambers, who chairs the political science department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said there’s little question that Biden likewise grasps the big picture where the nation is concerned.

Posted on 1/26/2021 1:38:32 PM

Painting his way from “Brownsville to Braddock”

IUP alumni's work is featured in permanent collections at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art and the Heinz History Center.

Posted on 1/15/2021 12:18:39 PM

Top Tech Students Find Future at Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center

Fourteen students, and one from IUP, selected for employment at Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Business Systems Center (BSC) through the Department of Defense (DOD) Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) completed a virtual command orientation, Jan. 7.

Posted on 1/14/2021 3:45:47 PM

Carnegie Museum researchers find 1st dinosaur atop nest with unhatched babies

A multinational team including three Carnegie Museum of Natural History researchers and an IUP professor, announced a first for the world of paleontology: a dinosaur preserved sitting atop a nest of its own eggs that include fossilized babies inside.

Posted on 1/14/2021 10:22:00 AM

Unique dinosaur find researched by Carnegie Museum paleontologists

The full version of a scientific paper describing the find, published last week in the journal Science Bulletin, was co-written by researchers including staff of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History, including Shundong Bi of IUP.

Posted on 1/14/2021 10:19:47 AM

Carnegie Museums Researchers Take Part In Unique Dinosaur Fossil Find

A unique new fossil discovery that involved researchers from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History shows that some dinosaurs had a lot more in common with birds than many of us realize.

Posted on 1/14/2021 10:13:11 AM

Researchers have preserved a dinosaur sitting atop a nest of its own eggs

The primary authors are Shundong Bi, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and research associate at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and Xing Xu, paleontologist at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing.

Posted on 1/13/2021 4:30:09 PM

IUP professor works with Carnegie Museum to uncover world's first

According to the researchers, the Oviraptorosaur fossil consists of an incomplete skeleton of what is likely the adult dinosaur sitting on its eggs.

Posted on 1/13/2021 3:27:19 PM

IUP Biology Professor is Behind a World-First

IUP Biology professor authors research behind a rare dinosaur find in China.

Posted on 1/13/2021 3:23:23 PM

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra board adds three new trustees

The Johnstown Symphony’s board of trustees has unanimously approved the addition of IUP professor and two others as new members to the board.

Posted on 1/12/2021 2:05:30 PM

IUP names provosts scholars

Students from Northumberland County have been recognized as provost scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/12/2021 1:54:49 PM

School News: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Two students from Northumberland County have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).

Posted on 1/12/2021 1:09:50 PM

SVC professor explores police response to mental health calls in book

Former IUP PhD student co-authors book on content she became interested in during her coursework at IUP. The work is co-authored by an IUP faculty member in criminology and ciminal justice department.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:53:15 AM

Cordero Barkley and Corey King named Black Power 2020: Wisconsin’s 51 Most Influential Black Leaders

IUP alumni named Black Power 2020: Wisconsin’s 51 Most Influential Black Leaders.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:49:15 AM

IUP student from Clarion County named provost scholar

A student from Lucinda has been recognized as a provost scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:45:37 AM

IUP names Provost Scholars from Indiana County

Students from Indiana County have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:44:01 AM

Students in the News(11)

Three Indiana University of Pennsylvania students from Indiana County completed their bachelor’s degrees at IUP with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:37:54 AM

IUP students chosen for 2020 Art in Arboretum competition

Two senior studio art majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were chosen as the recipients of the 2020 Art in the Arboretum competition, designed to provide student artists with an opportunity to create art for IUP’s Allegheny Arboretum.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:35:33 AM

Area Students Named Provost Scholars at IUP(2)

Students from Blair County have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:33:11 AM

Campus news from Dec. 24, 2020

Students from Mercer County have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:30:42 AM

Former Kiski Area teacher, Leechburg restaurateur Ricky Albert remembered for dedication to community

News of Albert's passing spread quickly over the weekend in Leechburg, Allegheny Township and surrounding communities, where he is being remembered as a dedicated coach, educator and restaurateur.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:28:00 AM

Area students named Provost Scholars at IUP(1)

Students from Westmoreland County were recently recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:26:05 AM

Interns help library connect with children through virtual programming

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the Valley hard, two student interns stepped up and made a difference at the Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library this past summer.

Posted on 1/8/2021 11:22:46 AM

Volunteers collect donations for Homeless Heroes

For the fourth year in a row, volunteers in Indiana County — including students in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Rho Tau Chi military service fraternity and a number of IUP employees — will be making the holiday a bit brighter for homeless veterans in Indiana County and western Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/6/2021 4:32:54 PM

Local student at IUP part of innovative mural project

A Clearfield County student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania was part of an innovative art project for an office within IUP’s Division of Student Affairs.

Posted on 1/6/2021 4:29:52 PM

IUP graduate donates $25,000 for business scholarship

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his wife have gifted $25,000 to IUP to help students studying in the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Posted on 1/6/2021 4:22:50 PM

Community college students in the IUP dorms? It could happen

​Pennsylvania has struggled over decades to curb its pricey college tuition fees, to entice older adults back to the classroom, and lately, to fill empty seats and dorm beds on its public university campuses.

Posted on 12/15/2020 12:53:42 PM

Allegheny Township teen finds Alle-Kiski Valley towns, the outdoors compelling photographic subjects

Tyler McCandless, 18, lives in the Markle section of Allegheny Township and is a freshman studying environmental engineering at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 12/14/2020 9:43:27 AM

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, KCAC reports strong first quarter

At Thursday’s quarterly meeting of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Council of Trustees, the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex reported a strong first quarter despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on 12/14/2020 9:07:53 AM

TV Talk: IUP grad explores toxic masculinity in ‘Nate’ on Netflix

No one who watches the recently-released Netflix comedy special “Nate: A One Man Show” will confuse it with any other comedy special.

Posted on 12/14/2020 8:22:16 AM

IUP raises $46,500 on Giving Tuesday

Indiana University of Pennsylvania more than doubled its fundraising goal during this year’s Giving Tuesday event, raising $46,528 from 223 donors — alumni, faculty, staff, friends and students — to support IUP students.

Posted on 12/9/2020 9:51:32 AM

Couple donates $100K for scholarship

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate and his wife have donated $100,000 to IUP to establish a scholarship to benefit students in IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:51:29 AM

IUP ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF GIVING TUESDAY FUNDRAISER, SCHOLARSHIP DONATION

On Friday, IUP announced two successful fundraising efforts as part of the university’s Imagine Unlimited campaign.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:45:05 AM

IUP Eberly Hall of Distinction member and wife establish scholarship for IUP students in Eberly College of Business

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate and his wife have donated $100,000 to IUP to establish a scholarship to benefit students in IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:42:31 AM

IUP Giving Tuesday shatters goal, raising more than $46,500 to help students in need, included $17,000 in matching funds

Indiana University of Pennsylvania more than doubled its fundraising goal during this year’s Giving Tuesday event, raising $46,528 from 223 donors – alumni, faculty, staff, friends and students – to support IUP students.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:39:44 AM

College fundraising endures — even in a pandemic

More recently, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate and her husband made a $2.4 million gift to IUP for scholarships and to support the IUP Department of Counseling, officials announced last month.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:35:32 AM

IUP’s Giving Tuesday raised funds to help students

Giving back to students has been the goal at IUP, but this year proved to be more important than ever. IUP took part in Giving Tuesday this week to provide help to its students.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:30:17 AM

Giving Tuesday efforts focus on IUP student fund

In the face of an international pandemic, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s vice president for university advancement, Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, knew that help couldn’t wait.

Posted on 12/7/2020 10:27:25 AM

Food Network's 'Holiday Wars' let New Orleans baker show off her skills in artsy cakes

If making a pie crust for Thanksgiving dinner presented you with major challenges, imagine the tasks before the cake and sugar artists on Season 2 of the six-week TV show “Holiday Wars,” airing on the Food Network.For New Orleans contestant Baindu Squire — part of the four-member team Treat Yo Elf with teammates from New York, Florida, and North Carolina — it meant attempting to get one singular vision on each individual project.

Posted on 12/3/2020 10:40:58 AM

Peters Township Native’s ‘Nate – A One Man Show’ Hits Netflix On Tuesday

A local star will soon have a comedy special available to stream on Netflix.

Posted on 11/30/2020 11:41:26 AM

TV Talk: Filmed-in-Pittsburgh ‘Happiest Season’ debuts; Kaley Cuoco impresses in ‘The Flight Attendant’

Many movie theaters are still closed but several filmed-in-Pittsburgh, intended-for-theaters films make their way to smaller screens over the next month.

Posted on 11/30/2020 11:35:40 AM

Region’s international student enrollment declined with global pandemic

A flood of international students who fueled growth at the region’s colleges and universities for the last decade is waning in the face of the global pandemic.

Posted on 11/30/2020 10:55:36 AM

Peters Township native, IUP grad stars in new Netflix comedy special

A Pittsburgh native is starring in a new comedy special for Netflix, and it premieres globally on Dec. 1.

Posted on 11/30/2020 10:40:10 AM

IUP alumna's 'Nate - A One Man Show' to premiere

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate Natalie Palamides’ “Nate — A One Man Show,” will premiere globally on Netflix on December 1. “Nate — A One Man Show” special is executive produced by Amy Poehler and Kim Lessing of Paper Kite Productions and directed by Phillip Burgers.

Posted on 11/30/2020 10:35:31 AM

6 hidden risks of IT automation

Automation is increasingly seen as a key IT strategy for competitive advantage, but pitfalls await those who fail to heed precautions. Decisions to automate are typically based on good intentions —speeding up processes, reducing costs, and so on. But depending on the context, the execution of an automation plan doesn’t always deliver the expected benefits, and sometimes creates new challenges.

Posted on 11/23/2020 4:29:19 PM

IUP, WCCC sign agreement for dual admissions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael Driscoll and Westmoreland County Community College President Dr. Tuesday Stanley recently signed a dual admissions program agreement, designed to streamline the process for students who earn an associate degree at WCCC to complete a bachelor’s degree program at IUP.

Posted on 11/20/2020 8:30:19 AM

Westmoreland County Community College and IUP ink dual admissions deal

Students at Westmoreland County Community College who plan to complete a four-year degree after finishing work on an associate degree can tap a new dual admissions program with Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/20/2020 8:27:32 AM

IUP, WCCC SIGN DUAL ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT

IUP and Westmoreland County Community College yesterday announced a new dual admissions program agreement that will streamline the process for students who earn an associate degree at WCCC to complete their bachelor’s degree at IUP.

Posted on 11/20/2020 8:24:30 AM

Westmoreland County Community College And IUP Agree To Dual Admissions Program

The dual admissions program will help students wanting to transfer to IUP.

Posted on 11/20/2020 8:22:45 AM

Necessary cuts at IUP

Pennsylvania colleges are facing tough financial choices in the face of declining enrollments, catalyzed by COVID-19. IUP’s step, while difficult, is necessary. Future in-state students seeking to pursue the eliminated degree programs will still have the option to do so at other state institutions.

Posted on 11/16/2020 4:32:28 PM

How I Landed 9 Interviews at Netflix in 2 Months

Shortly after I obtained my Master’s degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, I went back to the job hunt again. I am a seasoned Technical Sourcer, and I’ll land a job in no time — or so I thought, said Haneen AbuFarha.

Posted on 11/16/2020 3:26:42 PM

Whirlpool Corporation Names Dani Brown Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Whirlpool Corporation today announced that it has named Danielle Brown as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Whirlpool Corporation's Global Information Systems, effective Nov. 1, 2020. Dani Brown holds a BS in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/16/2020 3:20:07 PM

Allow Natalie Palamides to Dominate You With her genre- and gender-bending comedy special, Nate.

A short man roars onstage on a toy-size motorcycle, his black-and-red-checked lumberjack coat swinging open over his bare chest. He spoons up a mouthful of protein powder, spits it out past his enormous Yorkshire-terrier mustache, and lights the resulting dust cloud on fire. Grrrargh! He raises an ax high over his head, but it boinks delicately off a log. After all, inside this guy Nate — a bellowing, grimacing Napoleonic bro — is a very little lady.When I speak to his creator, Natalie Palamides, in her Los Angeles home, she is whatever the polar opposite of Nate is, comfy in a purple maxi dress and yellow-lensed glasses.

Posted on 11/16/2020 11:21:02 AM

Shutterstock Names Sara Birmingham as Chief Human Resources Officer

Throughout her career, she has been a champion for diversity and inclusion, creating comprehensive diversity strategies that have driven measurable and meaningful impact. Sara received a B.S. in Communications and Media Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Posted on 11/16/2020 11:14:25 AM

Mind Cure Welcomes Dr. Jason Wallach to Scientific Advisory Board

Known globally for his industry research and expertise, Dr. Wallach will help to drive new areas of research and product development at Mind Cure.

Posted on 11/16/2020 11:11:29 AM

Apollo-Ridge teacher wins state award for teaching real-world applications of geography

A Vandergrift woman who teaches at Apollo-Ridge High School won a state award for teaching how knowledge of geography could be applied to real jobs.

Posted on 11/16/2020 10:58:14 AM

Tech Data Names Bonnie Smith as Chief Information Officer

Bonnie Smith joins Tech Data from Lear Corporation, where she served as Vice President and CIO for four years, leading a global team to execute transformational digital strategies. Her career features diverse experience across six Fortune 250 companies, as well as McKinsey & Company. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvani

Posted on 11/16/2020 10:53:50 AM

Fulbright scholar refuses to let a pandemic end her fellowship in Western Pennsylvania

Loubna Zohra Aissioui was excited when she learned she had been selected to come to the U.S. in a Fulbright international teaching exchange program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/16/2020 8:26:38 AM

Las Vegas is hardest hit city in US unemployment as a result of COVID-19

Piper cited some businesses are likely to have a backlog, such as "home construction, hair salons, etc." and added that those businesses may receive a boost due to "work that has been sidelined for the last several weeks."

Posted on 11/13/2020 2:53:44 PM

70 Pennsylvania Colleges Make Money's 2020-21 'Best' List

Money magazine released its annual ranking of the best colleges for the money. The list includes 70 schools in Pennsylvania and IUP is included.

Posted on 11/13/2020 2:49:10 PM

29 PA Colleges Make Princeton Review's 'Best' List For 2021

The colleges were selected based on "our high opinion of their academics," the Princeton Review said in announcing its newest list. The organization says it monitors colleges "continuously and annually" to collect data on more than 2,000 schools.

Posted on 11/13/2020 2:46:42 PM

Riverview high school teacher selected as Secondary Teacher of the Year

Ken Kubistek is no stranger to making history.He has been teaching the subject at Riverview High School for the past 23 years.

Posted on 11/13/2020 2:14:03 PM

Teacher Raises $30K, Finds 2,000 Mentors for Graduates Through ‘Adopt A Senior’ Initiative

After completing four rigorous years of high school, most students look forward to the opportunity to walk across the stage and accept their diplomas. Thousands of seniors, however, were left without in-person graduations after COVID-19 struck.In an effort to support the Class of 2020, former graduates across social media took part in a viral “senior photo challenge,” where they shared their own personal photos from past proms or graduations. But Kelli Wyatt, a Philadelphia middle school teacher, had a problem with this trend.

Posted on 11/12/2020 4:26:02 PM

Appointment Within the Carrefour Group

Christophe Rabatel, Executive Director for Carrefour Poland, has been appointed Executive Director for Italy and member of the Group's Executive Committee, effective as of 1st September 2020. He will report to Carrefour's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Posted on 11/12/2020 2:38:34 PM

iPipeline Appoints Kevin Baer Chief People Officer to Focus on Employee Experience

iPipeline®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry, today announced the appointment of Kevin Baer as Chief People Officer, who will play a critical role in guiding the employee experience at iPipeline to strengthen its transformative growth.

Posted on 11/12/2020 2:19:11 PM

Science’s English dominance hinders diversity—but the community can work toward change

When Valeria Ramírez Castañeda was a biology master’s student at the University of Los Andes in Colombia, the thought of writing her thesis in English gave her a headache.

Posted on 10/29/2020 8:16:39 AM

Award-winning IUP chef talks cuisine during COVID

Through the steam of a pot of hearty bisque and the smoke of a tender brisket, there is a man who has clear vision.A man with sights set on the evolving mission of the pandemic-ravaged hospitality industry, with a finger on the pulse of the discriminating diner, with a full confidence of restaurants’ ultimate return to the intimate dining experiences that in a short year have gone the way of clouds in coffee.

Posted on 10/26/2020 10:05:34 AM

Mentorship During a Pandemic: Transitions from Lab and Sea to Virtual

Many of the mentorship programs students applied to are now navigating the still-uncharted waters of the “new normal” and working to provide quality, albeit remote, mentorship.STEMSEAS—short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Student Experiences Aboard Ships—is one such program.

Posted on 10/16/2020 3:32:02 PM

IUP’s Criminal Justice Academy Launches ‘Police Legitimacy’ Course

Marcia Cole, Program Coordinator, IUP Police Academy said, “I like the interaction with people that are not police, community members taking the class. And you get a really good back and forth about what people from the community like and it’s not just focused on how police officers should act but what the community wants from us.”

Posted on 10/16/2020 2:02:23 PM

NAVSUP BSC Recognized for HR/EEO Community Support Excellence

In addition to recruiting events, the team established collaborative relationships with the Pennsylvania State University College of Information Sciences and Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Institute for Cyber Security, East Stroudsburg University Computer Science Department, and Bloomsburg University Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences.

Posted on 9/18/2020 2:08:43 PM

Delco resident honored for service at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

According to IUP, Laughead has participated in numerous events, campaigns, and efforts to improve the experience of all IUP students.

Posted on 9/18/2020 2:03:36 PM

Grove City resident to become new director of BC3 campus

Kociela holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon.

Posted on 9/18/2020 12:17:36 PM

Rep. Stan Saylor - PA State House District 94

Saylor graduated from Dallastown Area High School, and majored in political science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Windsor Township, York County.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:27:59 AM

Sowerby to Lead New Penn State Police Criminal Investigation Unit

After graduating from Penn State and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Police Academy, Sowerby was named a police officer at University Park, later promoted to lieutenant, and last year became deputy chief of staff.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:25:49 AM

Campus Corner

Because of health and safety concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, May graduates will be honored at during commencement ceremonies on Sept. 12.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:21:36 AM

Four from county earn 4.0 at IUP

Due to health and safety concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, May graduates will be honored during commencement ceremonies on Sept. 12.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:19:59 AM

Fefolt re-elected as IUP SGA 2020-21 president

Fefolt also serves as a student representative of the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors. He began service on the board in September 2019 and will continue on the board through his graduation in May 2021.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:15:19 AM

IUP nearing fundraising goal of $75 million

The rotunda in what will be the $90 million Kopchick Hall will be dedicated to the memory of James and Donna Harbison, late parents of Bonnie Harbison Anderson, while the tutoring room there will be called the Admiral’s Study in honor of retired Rear Admiral C.J. Jaynes.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:14:10 AM

IUP faculty, staff receive University Senate awards

IUP has presented the Distinguished Faculty Awards since 1969 to honor faculty members who make significant contributions to the university.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:12:20 AM

On Campus(1)

Students who have achieved provost status have completed a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The recognition is given once during a student’s time at IUP.

Posted on 9/18/2020 11:09:08 AM

Cherell Butler: Creating a legacy of giving

After graduating from high school, where she was the homecoming queen and named “Outstanding Personality,” Butler attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, graduating in three-and-a-half years with a major in criminal justice and a minor in sociology.

Posted on 9/18/2020 10:49:47 AM

In quarantine? Make memories: Altoona family dresses up for themed family dinners

As a freshman at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, she had to return home after the campus closed for a time, without an official call on when classes may resume or if sheád even be returning

Posted on 9/18/2020 10:47:30 AM

Drive-by graduation parade held for IUP grad

A young woman who would've walked across the stage Saturday to get her diploma from Indiana University of Pennsylvania was honored by friends and family.Rachel Boyer graduated majored in pre-law criminology and graduated summa cum laude.

Posted on 9/18/2020 10:44:37 AM

Food service director school district's 'superhero'

Bergman is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Culinary Arts school in Punxsutawney.

Posted on 8/20/2020 2:00:33 PM

Power moves: Conor Murphy is Reading Terminal Market’s new GM

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/20/2020 1:57:05 PM

NSWCDD Department Head Leads Contracts Team’s Acquisition Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

Upon graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, Busansky served as a Marine Corps officer for seven years in aviation and supply billets.

Posted on 8/20/2020 1:50:34 PM

IUP COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES WRAPS STUDENT YEAR WITH VIRTUAL MEETING

During his report, IUP President Michael Driscoll complemented the IUP Community on their resilience during the coronavirus pandemic, including getting things ready for virtual classes in a week, and moving students out of IUP housing.

Posted on 8/20/2020 1:36:15 PM

IUP provides donations to IRMC, Punxsutawney Area Hospital

“With the shift to distance education, IUP had supplies that were not in immediate demand for use,” IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll said.

Posted on 8/20/2020 1:31:47 PM

​Clancy & Theys Adds David Maggio

Maggio earned a bachelor's degree in safety and environmental science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/20/2020 12:42:01 PM

IUP instructor helps on front lines as hospital screener

“That was helpful in that we are able to help the hospital and continue to work,” Dann-Payne said.

Posted on 8/20/2020 12:24:29 PM

Pennsylvania state universities freeze tuition, plan for uncertain fall

Decisions about the fall likely will be made by each campus, rather than across the system, because the 14 universities are spread across the state, from rural areas to cities, and face different circumstances. They are Bloomsburg, Clarion, Cheyney, California, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Indiana, Kutztown, Mansfield, Millersville, Lock Haven, Slippery Rock, Shippensburg, and West Chester.

Posted on 8/20/2020 12:11:38 PM

CNB Financial : DIXON NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF RISK OFFICER

A native of Clearfield, Dixon graduated from Clearfield Area High School in 1995 prior to receiving his B.S in Accounting from Indiana University of PA in 1999.

Posted on 8/20/2020 12:08:18 PM

IUP prof to study pandemic's impact on undergraduate research

“As soon as I saw the disruption of the current pandemic to educational models, I thought I should really study what this means for the type of inquiry-based education I am involved with,” Hanauer said.

Posted on 8/16/2020 10:23:46 PM

IUP Professor Receives Grant to Study COVID-19 Effect on Undergraduate Research

Dr. David I. Hanauer has received $20,952 from the National Science Foundation for this study.

Posted on 8/16/2020 10:21:32 PM

IUP counseling programs maintain accreditation, win award for outstanding programming

Extensive documentation and site visits are required for accreditation, which is designed to provide recognition that the content and quality of the program has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession.

Posted on 8/16/2020 10:19:18 PM

Townsend author publishes 1st children's book

Scullin-Oliphant continued onto college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduating with a degree in journalism.

Posted on 8/16/2020 10:09:24 PM

The Zoom Where It Happens

Rachel DeSoto-Jackson, a professor of applied theatre at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, teaches an acting course in partnership with the school’s nursing department that creates live simulations with interdisciplinary students from across healthcare and diverse fields.

Posted on 8/16/2020 10:05:26 PM

Within The Chaos Special Guest Ronald Murphy

After graduate school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied history, he was able to trace the Wildman in the marginalia of medieval manuscripts and in sacred architecture.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:56:43 PM

SSHE to freeze tuition for second consecutive year

After freezing tuition for the first time in two decades for 2019-20, PASSHE’s Board of Governors will hold that line again, setting basic in-state tuition for undergraduate students at $7,716 for 2020-21, while the system’s technology fee will remain at $478.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:53:45 PM

How to harness the promise of ‘citizen developers’

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has designated application administrators working outside of the IT department, who make many of the decisions about how an application is operated and secured in partnership with IT.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:47:07 PM

IUP faculty member moonlights as virus screener

Dann-Payne, a faculty member in IUP’s Department of Food and Nutrition, has spent the past six weeks helping the staff at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:39:32 PM

Students in the news(10)

The award is presented to a criminology student who intends to pursue a career in law enforcement with at least a 3.0 grade-point average and who demonstrates involvement in community and or campus activities, especially those that involve children and their welfare.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:37:10 PM

Mount professor named fellow of Rockefeller Institute

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Virginia University, a master’s in criminal justice from Marshall University, and a Ph.D. in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:07:51 PM

IUP recognizes area students as 2020 Provost Scholars

Provost Scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.Provost Scholar recognition is given only once during a student’s time of study at IUP

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:04:00 PM

COVID-19 testing at Indiana Regional Medical Center

Testing will be done at IRMC by Dr. Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chair of the Department of Biology at IUP.

Posted on 8/16/2020 9:01:18 PM

IUP, IRMC TO PROVIDE REAL TIME COVID-19 TESTING

Dr. N. Bharathan, the chairman of the IUP Department of Biology, will work at IRMC to conduct Specialized COVID-19 Real Time PCR testing using equipment from his IUP lab

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:59:03 PM

IUP, Indiana hospital team up to analyze COVID-19 test results(1)

Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chair of the Department of Biology at IUP, will analyze tests using equipment from his IUP lab, which has been certified by the state Department of Health and moved to the hospital.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:57:26 PM

IRMC, IUP team up on virus test

In a program spearheaded by the university’s Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chairman of the Department of Biology, the hospital could potentially complete as many as 200 coronavirus tests daily.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:54:10 PM

Fox Chapel Area hires new superintendent from Franklin Regional

Reljac earned a bachelor of science degree in music education from IUP.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:47:44 PM

Us: How to unclutter your house and mind during house arrest

Kreamer of Chartiers, Washington County, says virus-induced house arrest provides us time and opportunity to organize our lives and minds.This Green Tree native and Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate started her career by cleaning homes and even served as a teaching golf pro in the Mojave Desert before eventually realizing a native skill in organizing businesses.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:41:29 PM

COVID Avengers making face shields for medical workers

“It’s a place where students can translate their ideas into physical objects,” said Hilliary Creely, associate dean for research at IUP’s school of graduate studies.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:37:35 PM

Local criminology student awarded Jacqueline Alexis Watson Memorial Scholarship

Miller is a 2019 graduate of St. John Neumann Regional Academy in Williamsport, is a member of the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, and is the daughter of Jennifer Miller.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:34:46 PM

A Philistine Ponders the Symphony

Meanwhile, many of the smaller orchestras in this region have tapped the wealth of local talent, including music faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne and West Virginia Universities, many of whom play in multiple small-town orchestras across the tri-state area.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:31:22 PM

Editorial: Nursing home data key to covid-19 response

So will same-day testing from a partnership between Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:22:24 PM

IUP, career centers to connect students, employers

To facilitate this process, directors of career center offices in western Pennsylvania, including team members at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, have established an innovative, collaborative campaign to help students and employers connect in this uncertain time.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:19:18 PM

IAHS grad creates COVID-19 dashboard

This is due to the newly established collaboration between Indiana Regional Medical Center and the Department of Biology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:14:36 PM

IUP, Indiana hospital team up to analyze COVID-19 test results

Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chair of the Department of Biology at IUP, will analyze tests using equipment from his IUP lab, which has been certified by the state Department of Health and moved to the hospital.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:02:36 PM

Colleges move dance classes online in response to COVID-19

“I found that many of them lived in rural areas and that their WiFi and internet access was sketchy. Some said they were sharing home computers with siblings that would cause conflict,” says Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor of dance Holly Boda-Sutton. She also directs dance theater and co-directs the dance program.

Posted on 8/16/2020 8:00:13 PM

Coronavirus testing begins in Indiana County today

Stephen Wolfe, IRMC president and CEO, said, "We're proud of our partnership with IUP and this has been an incredible blessing."

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:33:39 PM

IUP partners with Indiana hospital to provide same-day testing for covid-19

University officials said Dr. Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chairman of the biology department at IUP, will be working at the hospital to conduct covid-19 tests. Using equipment from his IUP laboratory, Bharathan will be able to provide same-day results.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:30:31 PM

IUP educator named head of state professors union

Ms. Martin is professor and chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at IUP.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:28:59 PM

The Indiana Gazette working for you: Beth Wood

Wood, of Indiana, who has been with the company for 31 years, graduated from Indiana Area High School and started with the newspaper shortly after attending college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:25:19 PM

Martinsburg Food Pantry is 'Mission' for Founder Smith

Smith took the necessary classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received her Title One Reading certification

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:19:18 PM

Two IUP students earn Goldwater Scholarships

Vincent Thompson, a junior dual major in physics and mathematics, and Arie Van Wieren, a junior biochemistry major, are IUP’s 10th and 11th Goldwater Scholarship recipients.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:16:45 PM

Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact financial health of colleges, universities

At Indiana University of Pennsylvania, student emergencies cropped up quickly among the student body of 10,400 where about 45% of whom are eligible to receive need-based federal Pell grants.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:13:00 PM

High-Vis Clothing Only Matters if Drivers Pay Attention

A doctoral thesis published at Indiana University of Pennsylvania studying how a flashing motorcycle taillight impacted attention in simulated driving-while-texting situations found that the flash caught the attention of just three of 16 test subjects.

Posted on 8/14/2020 4:03:37 PM

Yamaha Names Larrimore Senior Director of Combo Channel Sales

He holds a bachelor's degree in Music Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 2:22:32 PM

PHH nurse shares her story after recovering from COVID-19

She received her bachelor of science degree in nursing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is currently continuing her studies at IUP to become a nurse practitioner.

Posted on 8/14/2020 1:22:05 PM

P-O's Samantha Bainey knows value of working hard

Bainey plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the fall to major in criminology and pre-law.

Posted on 8/14/2020 1:18:39 PM

Mother, daughter make some noise for essential workers

Hockycko, 26, is a 2012 graduate of Bishop McCort High School and a 2017 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 1:16:38 PM

College Consensus Publishes Rankings of the Best Online Nursing Degrees for 2020

The top 3 online RN to BSN programs are 1) University of Utah, 2) The Ohio State University, and 3) Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 1:01:19 PM

State System partnership creates opportunities for students, employers

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many college students feeling uncertain and anxious about summer and post-graduation job opportunities. At the same time, employers are concerned about how the pandemic may impact their hiring plans.

Posted on 8/14/2020 12:51:35 PM

Haven Project takes alternate approach as Take Back the Night gets canceled

The Haven Project, which is a department on campus that helps students with the issues of sexual violence, domestic or dating violence and stalking, is also having its services go online.

Posted on 8/14/2020 11:41:28 AM

Faulkner optimistic as ROTC tackles hurdles during pandemic

LTC Dennis Faulkner is a professor of military science. He said there were major challenges to overcome, but explained that they were able to figure out how to keep everything going efficiently.

Posted on 8/14/2020 11:08:56 AM

IUP Day of Caring focusing on giving back while helping students

IUP originally scheduled April 9 as its annual Day of Giving, a call for alumni and friends to support the university and its students. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, IUP leadership made the decision to change the event to the IUP Day of Caring, an opportunity to show how the university family cares for one another, for the communities that they call home, for the nation, and for the world.

Posted on 8/14/2020 11:05:41 AM

IUP employee makes masks for university staff

Laret is the professional staff costume technician in the Theatre, Dance and Performance costume studio.

Posted on 8/14/2020 11:03:42 AM

Students named provost scholars at IUP

Provost Scholar recognition is given only once during a student’s time of study at IUP.

Posted on 8/14/2020 11:02:00 AM

IUP OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS STARTS NEW GROUP FOR STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

The new Student Support and Engagement Team has been working on contacting students since spring break to offer support and guidance.

Posted on 8/14/2020 10:59:57 AM

IUP Day of Caring focusing on giving back

IUP originally scheduled April 9 as its annual Day of Giving, a call for alumni and friends to support the university and its students. In light of the pandemic, IUP leadership made the decision to change the event to the IUP Day of Caring, an opportunity to show how the university family cares for one another, for the communities that they call home, for the nation, and for the world.

Posted on 8/14/2020 10:58:15 AM

IUP to issue housing, dining refunds to students

University officials say refunds will be issued to any applicable students for housing, dining and parking fees.

Posted on 8/14/2020 10:54:33 AM

Emergency responders deliver message of gratitude to IRMC

Time didn’t permit the department to invite every one of the 26 fire companies serving the county, but the nearest ones that often share duty calls with Indiana — the Homer City, Creekside, Coral-Graceton, Marion Center, Black Lick, Cherryhill Township and Blairsville fire companies — fell in procession with Citizens’ Ambulance Service units, state police troopers, Indiana Borough and Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police

Posted on 8/14/2020 10:50:38 AM

You can get a pineapple plant from Home Depot and they’ll deliver it to your door

When colonists began importing pineapples from the Caribbean in the 17th century, it was considered a rare and impressive feat if you could produce a ripe pineapple for guests, according to the Department of Hospitality Management at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 10:48:13 AM

COVID-19 demands response different from past pandemics

Indiana University of Pennsylvania responded to the pandemic by working with their local hospital and created a SARS response team and operated through the guidance of the Center for Disease Control.

Posted on 8/14/2020 7:29:26 AM

Greater Johnstown students prepare for statewide history competition

The Johnstown students’ work is now entered in the National History Day in PA state competition, to be held on May 15 and May 16. The regional, state and national competitions have converted to a virtual contest format this year in response to the COVID-19 public health situation

Posted on 8/14/2020 7:14:33 AM

AB professor co-authors research

Gaertner earned a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:44:14 AM

Students, instructors rise to meet demand by making medical masks

Adams credited Hilliary Creely, the associate dean for research at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research, who had contacted IRMC for ideas of how IUP could assist the hospital during the pandemic.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:37:51 AM

Jojo Gause eager to follow brother’s footsteps into the NFL

“I was dominating and becoming a great teammate and noticing things even before my coach noticed them,” says Gause.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:34:16 AM

What Causes Modern Obesity? Sugar, Sitting, and Social Eating Patterns

There’s a related tip that’s emerged from a few recent studies: If you’re a woman who wants to reduce your calorie intake, eat with men. Molly Allen-O’Donnell, then a graduate student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and her colleagues performed a set of studies in which they watched people ordering food in restaurants.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:28:22 AM

Social Good Customers Share Stories of Resilience During COVID-19

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) immediately moved to establish an online emergency response fund for students, faculty and staff impacted by COVID-19.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:25:17 AM

The forgotten history of Westsylvania

“We wanted it to have a local flavor, and we came across this notion of Westsylvania,” said Ferguson, an administrator at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who previously taught trumpet as a faculty member.

Posted on 8/14/2020 6:22:17 AM

IUP professor's book wins national award

The book is the 2020 winner of the PROSE award in the cosmology and astronomy category.

Posted on 7/27/2020 3:23:51 PM

IUP President Thanks Workers for Taking Care of Students Still on Campus

Driscoll talked about the students who are still on campus at this time, and commended the workers who are also on campus making sure that things continue to run smoothly for the less than 50 students who are on campus.

Posted on 7/27/2020 3:20:55 PM

IUP dean’s list

Article included lists students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania making dean's list honors for fall 2019.

Posted on 7/27/2020 3:00:37 PM

IUP student live-streams dance class to get people moving at home

For the first few weeks, she and her family reacted as most in the region did – sitting around and trying to grasp the full reality of the situation.“My mom has a business and since the virus hit, it has been hard to make money,” Nia said.

Posted on 7/27/2020 2:57:46 PM

Area Students Named to Fall Dean s List at IUP

Dean’s List students, their hometowns, majors and degrees they are seeking are listed in the article.

Posted on 7/27/2020 2:53:39 PM

Is coronavirus the catalyst higher ed needed for transformation?

At Indiana University of Pennsylvania, university staff migrated more than 1,000 courses fully online over the course of 10 days.

Posted on 7/27/2020 2:47:13 PM

IUP creates ‘Quarantine Companion’ for students during pandemic

It is meant to help students and the public during the time of the coronavirus pandemic, by working on a project and to create a new “companion.”

Posted on 7/27/2020 2:44:38 PM

IUP Announces Extension of “No In-Person” Classes Order, Postponement of May Commencement

IUP’s faculty was notified this morning about the extension of the “no in-person” directive from PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein through the upcoming summer semester.  All classes during that time will be delivered online, including internships and field experiences.  Also, all conference activity hosted by IUP Conference Services through the end of May have been cancelled or re-scheduled, and IUP Camps and other face-to-face experiences will not be held.

Posted on 7/27/2020 1:43:34 PM

Western Pa. colleges donate protective gear for first responders, health care workers

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s College of Health and Human Services and Institute for Rural Health and Safety donated gloves and other supplies that are used in training to assist front line responders, nurses and physicians at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Posted on 7/27/2020 1:15:04 PM

Emily Krisko named a Coca-Cola Academic Gold Scholar

Krisko is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in speech language pathology and audiology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 7/27/2020 9:14:24 AM

Litz named executive director of BCPAC

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, National Association for Music Education, New York State School Music Association, and received a Diplome D’Honneur for excellence in vocal music from the Federation Internationale Des Choeurs D’Enfants.

Posted on 7/27/2020 9:10:27 AM

Sejla Repetti Promoted to Vice President of Commercial Development, Formulated Solutions

Sejla is a Sales, Business Development, and Project Management professional with over a decade of experience at Formulated Solutions. She holds a Marketing degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 7/27/2020 8:57:38 AM

Tom Dennison Joins UM Charles Regional Board of Directors

Mr. Dennison lives in La Platat with his wife and two daughters. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 7/23/2020 8:52:09 AM

Bay City awards John Gettman Award to Gary and Carla Albright

Gary and Carla met at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She came into a restaurant he was working at.

Posted on 7/23/2020 8:42:22 AM

Warren, Watchung, Long Hill students earn college degrees, honors

Anastasia Benc of Watchung earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2019 semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa. To be eligible, students must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.25 or higher.A student in the university’s Honors College program, she will also be inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma honor society for first-year students.

Posted on 7/23/2020 8:34:47 AM

Cancellations, postponements continue to mount

As announced in January, the groundbreaking had been scheduled for May 6, along North Walk on the edge of the Oak Grove. No new date has been announced.

Posted on 7/23/2020 8:28:14 AM

Best Online Nursing Degrees for 2020

IUP ranks in top three for online RN to BSN programs.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:35:47 PM

Census bureau adjusting count of college students

The Indiana County Complete Count Committee is hoping Indiana University of Pennsylvania students will register for the census as Indiana or White Township residents — even if they have to do so from their hometowns.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:31:46 PM

IUP trustees postpone meeting

The meeting would have been held in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the IUP campus. IUP Executive Director of Media Relations Michelle Fryling said a date to reschedule the meeting is still to be determined.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:28:50 PM

Arlington Schools

Joann Sierra of Arlington, a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:19:34 PM

Local businesses ponder impact of closing their doors

Adding to the problem facing local businesses is the COVID-19-related suspension of classes at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. IUP will suspend all face-to-face classroom instruction for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester and transition to offering all instruction online.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:06:01 PM

Pennsylvania State System universities suspend off-site internships

On Monday, officials at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education ordered all graduate and undergraduate students from the 14 state-owned universities working at off campus placements including professional placements, practica, internships, research internships, and clinical rotations not report to their work sites until face-to-face classes resume.In Western Pennsylvania, that decision includes students from California, Clarion, Edinboro, Indiana and Slippery Rock universities.

Posted on 7/22/2020 6:02:19 PM

IUP Suspending Face-To-Face Instruction For Rest Of Semester Due To Coronavirus

Online courses scheduled to begin today, March 16, will resume as planned and will continue as scheduled. All remaining classes will transition to online delivery and should start on March 23.

Posted on 7/22/2020 5:58:26 PM

4th Generation Now Working at Century-Old Funeral Home

Steven Kreamer gave mortuary school a shot after graduating from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He joined his father and took over the home in 1984. The business grew over the next few decades, expanding to six funeral directors and eventually including the Kreamer and Lum Funeral Home in Jonestown.

Posted on 7/22/2020 5:50:24 PM

Six Local Students Named Provost Scholars at IUP

Provost Scholar recognition is given only once during a student’s time of study at IUP.East Brady:Hayley Lynne Kepple, B.S. in Medical Technology, BS; Jacob E. King, B.S. in Biology/Pre-medicalKnox: Emily R. Slaugenhaupt, Popetown Road, B.S.Ed. in Music EducationLeeper: Lauren Marie Wolbert, B.A. in TheatreLucinda: Robert S. Moore, B.S.Ed. in Vocational-Technical EducationShippenville: Olivia Ann Barbara Burns, B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Posted on 5/29/2020 8:12:46 AM

In full bloom, Allied Artists of Johnstown spring exhibition features colorful, diverse pieces

Artist Bill Perry, a former resident of Harmony, Butler County, who won his first award at an Allied Artists children’s exhibition in 1957, served as juror for the show.Perry received a degree in art education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and taught in public schools in Pittsburgh for 36 years.

Posted on 5/29/2020 8:07:29 AM

Looking At W.Va.'s Elk Herd Four Years In

Jeff Larkin, professor of wildlife ecology and conservation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, worked with the Kentucky elk reintroduction program back in the late 90s. He said he saw higher rates of brain worm in the early years, too.

Posted on 5/28/2020 5:08:30 PM

Have you met Sister Sue?

Fazzini took her vows in 1976 and spent the next four years studying sociology and theology at Carlow College, then on for a master’s in counseling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 5/28/2020 5:04:33 PM

Session to talk history, cemeteries and ghosts planned in Connellsville

Alumni talks "History, Cemeteries & Ghosts" in Connellsville.

Posted on 5/28/2020 5:00:55 PM

IUP campus closed to students next week

IUP makes decisions about classes amid spread of coronavirus.

Posted on 5/28/2020 4:56:37 PM

Director named for River Ridge Learning Center

Della Micco received her B.S in Education/Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has worked in various leadership, management, coaching and teaching roles within early childhood education for the past 24 years.

Posted on 5/28/2020 4:28:02 PM

Club at IUP backs organ donation

IUP students answer the call and found an Organ Donation Awareness group on campus.

Posted on 5/28/2020 4:21:58 PM

West Liberty presidential candidates to visit

Brain Crawford, from Wheeling, earned his doctoral degree in physical geography at Indiana State University, his master’s degree in earth science at California University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree in geography at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 5/28/2020 4:14:15 PM

New Member, Two Reappointments to IUP Council of Trustees(1)

Jennifer Baker of Armstrong County, a 2005 graduate of IUP with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education of Exceptional Persons, will join the trustees to replace Jim Miller, who has served since 2005.

Posted on 5/28/2020 3:52:05 PM

Ron Shafer’s newly released “The Pittsburgh Hamlet” is a rip-roaring tale of wit and deadly connivances among scheming geniuses“The Pittsburgh Hamlet”: a mesmerizing account of Jude and Cory in a wind

Dr. Shafer, a retired professor from IUP, pens a new novel.

Posted on 5/28/2020 3:28:31 PM

Biden’s revived campaign puts Pennsylvania primary in play

IUP's Dr. David Chambers, Chair of the Political Science Department weighs in about Pennsylvania's primary.

Posted on 5/28/2020 3:20:32 PM

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducts new members

Erin Reed of Punxsutawney, Maggie Prutznal of Punxsutawney, and Kaitlyn Beers of Reynoldsville, all students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were recently inducted into the Honor Society.

Posted on 5/18/2020 8:06:19 AM

DuBois Central Catholic Faculty Members Continue Learning

Jeffrey J. Kuntz with the Punxsutawney Area School District presented Book Study in a Day:  The Wild Card. Kuntz has B.S.Ed., Elementary Ed from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, M.Ed. Elementary Mathematics from IUP.

Posted on 5/18/2020 8:01:54 AM

Happy Leap Day 2020! Google doodle celebrates Earth's extra day, but why?

"Every culture has to make choices on how they organize its calendar," Kenneth Coles, a geoscientist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said.

Posted on 3/18/2020 5:13:19 PM

Everything you need to know about Leap Day

“None of these cycles divide evenly with one another, or are multiples of one another, so that presents a challenge,” said Kenneth Coles, a professor of geoscience at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “How do you develop and present your calendar?”

Posted on 3/18/2020 4:53:36 PM

Mayor Names Chief Revenue Officer

Gergely is a graduate of McKeesport Area High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Before working for the city, he worked for the State Workers’ Insurance Fund.

Posted on 3/18/2020 4:50:37 PM

Our police deserve an appreciative community

Dennis Marsili, director of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Training Center, said their police academy used to average 40 cadets per class. Now, that average is in the upper 20s.

Posted on 3/18/2020 3:38:53 PM

Diane Scott uses her many talents to perform with area theater companies

Diane Scott obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1980 and a Masters of Arts in 1982, with her major being Voice Performance.

Posted on 3/18/2020 3:12:52 PM

Archaeological excavation at Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve open to public

The public is invited to join the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Archaeology team as they conduct excavations at Pockoy Island, located on Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve.

Posted on 3/18/2020 2:48:28 PM

Nellie Bly to join Franco, George Washington at airport

Financial trouble forced her to leave what is now Indiana University of Pennsylvania when her father died, so she moved to New York to become a reporter.

Posted on 3/18/2020 10:42:01 AM

Vytex Windows Expands Sales and Marketing Team

IUP alumni will serve as the company’s new marketing coordinator, helping to oversee both corporate and customer marketing efforts.

Posted on 3/18/2020 10:36:51 AM

Pysanky Egg workshop celebrates upcoming Easter

Art class at IUP helps woman fuel passion for coloring and decorating eggs.

Posted on 3/18/2020 10:22:41 AM

NEW MEMBER, TWO REAPPOINTMENTS TO IUP COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES

Jennifer Baker of Armstrong County, a 2005 graduate of IUP with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education of Exceptional Persons, will join the trustees to replace Jim Miller, who has served since 2005.

Posted on 3/8/2020 3:59:30 PM

7-Year-Old Spends Day Off From School Leading Cadets At IUP Through Morning Workout

IUP’s Criminal Justice Training Academy opened one of it's physical training classes to a 7-year-old who is intent on becoming a police officer.

Posted on 3/8/2020 2:14:31 PM

RMC announces 7 new leadership additions

Edward Aribisala obtained a master of business administration from the University of Michigan, a master of science in safety engineering from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/25/2020 10:53:30 AM

Police agencies combat diminishing number of applicants

Not as many cadets are enrolling in the police academy either. Dennis Marsili, director of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Center, said the economy has something to do with that.

Posted on 2/25/2020 10:48:18 AM

Connellsville man a ‘staunch volunteer’ who loved local history

Volunteer and Connellsville history buff graduated from IUP.

Posted on 2/25/2020 10:41:33 AM

'Project Hope' aims to help district

Faculty at IUP are working with Indiana Area School District to build on a variety of interventions for IASD students.

Posted on 2/25/2020 10:39:28 AM

Dean of School of Communication to start in June 2020

New Point Park University Dean of School of Communication  is graduate of IUP.

Posted on 2/18/2020 3:23:25 PM

Activist scheduled to speak on IUP campus

IUP has received three years of funding from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s It’s On Us PA initiative, which is designed to combat campus sexual assault. Funding received in January will be used to expand the Green Dot bystander program.

Posted on 2/18/2020 2:49:30 PM

She didn’t want to be a nurse. Now she’s director of a Frazer school that teaches nurses

Roughly 50 years ago, Lynne Rugh was studying to be a teacher at Indiana University of Pennsylvania when she realized that might not be the best field to go into because teaching jobs were difficult to come by.

Posted on 2/18/2020 2:42:38 PM

Novice drivers face dwindling options to learn crucial skills

Driver’s education should be mandatory Pennsylvania as it is in some other states, said Dr. Lou Pesci, director of the Institute for Rural Health and Safety at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/18/2020 2:39:32 PM

Maines Promoted from Associate to Membership-Owner of The Cummings Law Firm

Lawyer who obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science/pre-law from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania is promoted.

Posted on 2/18/2020 2:36:34 PM

Philly artist Distortedd releases her first sneaker: A spin on Reebok’s Instapump Fury

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate started posting art on her Instagram page; then came recognition from celebrities like rapper Action Bronson, R&B singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko and living legend Erykah Badu.

Posted on 2/18/2020 2:21:59 PM

Long-time NCC Monroe dean set to retire

Matthew Connell holds a doctorate in higher education administration with a minor in management from the University of North Texas, a Master of Arts degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bloomsburg University.

Posted on 2/6/2020 4:21:09 PM

CAMPAIGN 2020: DeLoreto announces run for state Senate seat

After serving in the U.S. Navy, DeLoreto graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in journalism in 1988.

Posted on 2/6/2020 4:18:07 PM

Directors hear presentation on Evergreen After School Club

David Janusek director of operations/learning specialist said that the program is funded through 21st Century Learning Centers, a federal grant, which means that the organization is monitored by the department of education and by Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/6/2020 3:59:34 PM

'Pulling Prints' to showcase printmaking in all its artistic forms

Judith Bodman received her bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “I have a huge passion for all forms of printmaking, and I’m always learning new printmaking methods,” she said.

Posted on 2/6/2020 3:54:28 PM

AAUW to hold 'Start Smart' workshop

Start Smart program aims to give women skills they need to earn fair compensation.

Posted on 2/6/2020 3:51:12 PM

IUP Musuem to present professor's art collection

An exhibit of eclectic artwork from around the world will be on display at the University Museum at IUP.

Posted on 2/6/2020 3:49:04 PM

Shaler native’s goal of making the world a better place inspired business

IUP graduate incorporates degree into wide ranging care for residents in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

Posted on 1/27/2020 8:46:10 AM

Marcia Ballinger embraces LCCC’s role as an economic driver for the region

IUP graduate leads community college in Northeast Ohio.

Posted on 1/26/2020 7:10:31 PM

Census, voting are crucial, activist says

A 2009 graduate of IUP spoke at the National Association for Advancement of Colored People, Indiana County Branch, during a midday MLK Day observance program at Grace United Methodist Church.

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:31:25 PM

War on alcohol: An experiment that was a ‘catastrophic failure’

An IUP American history professor weighs in on what prohibition meant to America.

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:27:01 PM

Shields receives Inclusive Professor Award after students’ nomination

In December, Dr. Mariha Shields was presented with the Inclusive Professor Award.

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:19:23 PM

6 IT functies ideaal voor her- en bijscholing

Bill Balint, CIO at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. "We do this because successful staff in these roles have had to enhance their soft skills to thrive."

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:15:21 PM

Bennis M. Blue: Life and Military Service after Fort Bragg (1979–2010s)

Before going for a doctoral degree, Blue attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania for one year on a fellowship.

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:10:54 PM

Kortz Announces Retirement from Legislature

Kortz is an IUP graduate.

Posted on 1/26/2020 4:04:32 PM

State Police's first black woman troop commander: 'You lead where you are, no matter what station of life'

Krista Turner-Childs was a student at IUP when she was stopped for speeding and had a positive encounter with the trooper that pulled her over. Her positive interactions with State Police led her to a successful career.

Posted on 1/26/2020 3:56:33 PM

Former PEMA director, IUP trustee Cannon dies at 71

“Glenn Cannon spent a lifetime saving people from harm, starting in Indiana, and in Pittsburgh, across Pennsylvania, and across the nation,” IUP President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said late Monday. “He was proud of his alma mater and we are proud of him."

Posted on 1/26/2020 1:33:35 PM

Glenn M. Cannon, Esq., First Leader of Pittsburgh’s EMS Department, Passes Away

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Trustee and former Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Glenn M. Cannon passed away.

Posted on 1/26/2020 1:31:03 PM

IUP English professor receives $1 million grant for research

IUP professor Dr. David I. Hanauer will use a $1 million grant to develop measurement tools and educational models for course-based research experiences in the sciences.

Posted on 1/26/2020 1:22:00 PM

Latrobe family establishes IUP scholarship fund in honor of Jerry Quinn

Students from Greater Latrobe High School or Westmoreland County will be eligible to apply for scholarships from the Quinn Keystone Legacy Trust of Westmoreland County, IUP officials said.

Posted on 1/26/2020 1:18:32 PM

NASA scientist to discuss climate change

IUP will host preeminent NASA scientist to speak to students and the community about climate change.

Posted on 1/26/2020 1:05:01 PM

Red Kettle drive reaches 73% of goal

$4,249 was raised by Indiana University of Pennsylvania fraternity and sorority members during a two-week drive prior to.

Posted on 1/24/2020 3:51:27 PM

IUP receives $30,000 grant to combat sex assault

IUP’s $30,000 grant will be used to expand the Green Dot bystander curriculum; add risk education and personal protection workshops and educational programming; and introduce a “Break the Silence” campaign.

Posted on 1/24/2020 3:46:54 PM

The Values Of A King: ‘No Battle Was Too Big For Him’

How MLK’s Legacy Still Resonates with Today’s Local Black Female Executives. IUP Alumni conducts Q & A published in African American newspaper

Posted on 1/24/2020 3:28:41 PM

IUP: Only Pa. university selected for Intelligent.com national ranking of nutrition grad programs

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s master’s students in food and nutrition can be proud after learning their graduate program is one of the best in the nation.

Posted on 1/24/2020 2:30:15 PM

New Anatomy course draws Parrott students

IUP Alumna pushing students to understand Anatomy and Sports Medicine.

Posted on 1/24/2020 10:55:28 AM

Area Students Graduate from Indiana, Pa.

Bedford County Students graduate from IUP in August and December 2019.

Posted on 1/17/2020 1:41:30 PM

Area students receive Keystone Degree

Alaina Stuckey, 17, is the daughter of Deidra and Jared Mellott of Roaring Spring and the late Aaron Stuckey.

Posted on 1/16/2020 2:36:00 PM

Blue Knights Announce 2020 Drum Majors

Stephen Scassera is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is 20 years old. This is his third year of drum corps and his third season with the Blue Knights as a drum major. Stephen graduated from Kiski Area High School in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania in 2018 where he participated in marching band for all four years, three of those as a drum major. Outside of drum corps, Stephen is a sophomore at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he is currently studying Safety, Health and Environmental Applied Sciences.

Posted on 1/16/2020 2:33:49 PM

VITAS names new general manager for hospice services

Pennsylvania native Peter Frenchak earned his master’s degree in health services administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa.

Posted on 1/16/2020 2:29:36 PM

ANE Adds Two New Hires in 2020 with Sights on New York Expansion

Kevin Grove graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in business management and a minor in economics.

Posted on 1/16/2020 2:08:27 PM

3 new officers join Monroeville police department

Brian Frank graduated from Gateway High School in 2012 and from Indiana University in 2016 and will join the Monroeville police department.

Posted on 1/16/2020 1:56:14 PM

Eight selected for Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame

Two IUP graduates are a part of the 2020 Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame induction class.

Posted on 1/16/2020 11:35:59 AM

IUP food, nutrition program earns high marks

IUP's master’s program in food and nutrition has been ranked as one of the top graduate programs in the nation.

Posted on 1/16/2020 11:27:45 AM

Campus Notes(2)

Area graduates are highlighted.

Posted on 1/14/2020 1:04:07 PM

Comedy fundraiser to benefit Westmoreland Heritage Trail, nearing 5th phase

IUP students worked with a community group to evaluate and recommend trails for a Westmoreland County park site.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:57:02 PM

Clinical SCORE Names Samantha Daugherty as Vice President, Director of Operations

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership role with Clinical SCORE,a consulting and market research company for the biopharmeceutical industry.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:50:26 PM

Risky police shootouts persist in Miami-Dade

Emeritus professor of criminology Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers comments about deadly shootings involving police in Miami-Dade County.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:38:21 PM

You can’t just shoot blindly Risky police shootouts persist in Miami-Dade

IUP criminology faculty emeritus Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers comment about use of force cases.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:35:24 PM

As the war in Afghanistan rages on, Al Villanueva and other Pittsburgh veterans watch — and question

A former IUP student and Army veteran weighs in on the war in Afghanistan.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:26:44 PM

Penn State Brandywine welcomes new chancellor

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as provost for Penn State Brandywine.

Posted on 1/14/2020 12:19:10 PM

WCU Grad Earns Doctorate, Credits Mother for Success in Life

An IUP doctoral graduate and the student graduate ceremony speaker is featured.

Posted on 1/13/2020 3:35:31 PM

IUP to hold STEM event at library

IUP's Office of Residence Life will present the 2020 STEM Olympics Challenge for children at the Indiana Free Library.

Posted on 1/13/2020 3:31:52 PM

Latest Hoyt exhibition showcases landscapes by Pittsburgh artist

A graduate is showcasing her artwork at a regional gallery.

Posted on 1/13/2020 3:28:29 PM

The Confluence: A new atlas gives Earthlings a better picture of Mars

Geoscientist Dr. Ken Coles discusses the Atlas of Mars.

Posted on 1/10/2020 11:05:51 AM

Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner appoints Keziah Cameron to head Victim Witness Services Unit

An IUP graduate is named to head the Philadelphia District Attorney's Victim Witness Services Unit.

Posted on 1/9/2020 2:00:12 PM

Clarion High to IUP Connection in Volleyball is Strong

IUP has strong connections to Clarion High School volleyball.

Posted on 1/9/2020 1:02:49 PM

Killings of UMWA leader Jock Yablonski, his family shocked Western Pa. 50 years ago

Dr. Charles McCollester, retired professor of industrial and labor relations, offers comments on the anniversary of the Yablonski murders.

Posted on 1/9/2020 12:48:57 PM

Kuhns to head middle school

An IUP doctoral graduate is named principal at a Northampton school.

Posted on 1/9/2020 12:43:45 PM

Eastern Michigan’s New Marching Band Director Aims To Create Tradition

An IUP master's degree graduate is the new band director at Eastern Michigan University.

Posted on 1/9/2020 12:40:30 PM

Patty's Breads and Pastries rises again with new owner

An IUP baking and pastry program student will be operating a bakery in Titusville.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:56:55 AM

Opioids on campus: new funding targets colleges to help end the opioid crisis

IUP is one of 13 universities receiving state funding to address the opioid addiction epidemic.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:54:12 AM

Mankato writer pens book about the movie industry; goes on sale in March

IUP journalism graduates have co-authored a book about the movie industry.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:49:39 AM

Council hires police officer

An IUP graduate is hired as a police officer for Saltsburg.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:46:51 AM

Library to hold STEM day

IUP's Office of Housing will present the second annual STEM day for children at the Indiana Free Library.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:44:25 AM

State backs #ProtectYourBrain campaign and other campus anti-opioid efforts

IUP is the recipient of nearly $100,000 in state funding to address education, awareness and outreach on campus related to the opioid addiction epidemic.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:42:41 AM

New leader seeks to reform Philly D.A.'s Victim Services Unit

An IUP graduate is selected to head the Victim Services unit of the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:37:17 AM

Hampton grad makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30

IUP graduate Zack Smith's inclusion in the Forbes 30 Under 30 is featured.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:33:15 AM

William Kerr: Remembering Apollo Patrolman Leonard C. Miller

Police Academy graduate Leonard Miller is remembered on the anniversary of the "kill for thrill" crime spree.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:30:35 AM

As we enter a new decade, some Western Pa. things never change

The IUP-born Clarks (Distinguished Alumni Award winners) are featured in a story on Pittsburgh constants.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:27:53 AM

IUP, Duquesne, Robert Morris to bolster addiction prevention programs

IUP is one of 13 universities in the state to received funding aimed at battling the opioid epidemic and heroin addiction on campuses.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:15:03 AM

MARTI to receive $100,000 to fight opioid epidemic

IUP’s Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health is getting nearly $100,000 for opioid prevention and outreach for the campus.

Posted on 1/9/2020 11:09:07 AM

Business briefs(1)

FORMER YSU STAFFER TAPPED: Following a national search, Dr. Debra L. Fitzsimons, originally from Hermitage, Pa., has been selected vice president for administration and finance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She began work at IUP on Dec. 16.

Posted on 1/8/2020 1:33:52 PM

Business Briefs

News about Dr. Debra Fitzsimons joining the IUP community as vice president for administration and finance is announced.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:53:12 AM

Gavin earns PhD

A December doctoral graduate is recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:50:36 AM

Business Buzz 12/29/19 Groups Form Safety Network

IUP's OSHA program is part of a regional safety coalition.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:41:15 AM

Student news(1)

Area graduates of IUP are recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:37:36 AM

Dean's List for Dec. 28

Area dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:34:58 AM

Graduation List for Dec. 28

Area graduates from IUP are recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:33:22 AM

Joshua Rupeka Named to Spring Dean's List at IUP

A dean's list student from the region is recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:31:13 AM

ICCAP receives donation from IUP faculty, retiree groups

IUP's faculty union and retired faculty group made a donation to a local children's feeding program.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:29:37 AM

Bucks, Montgomery County students honored for academic achievements

A local IUP 4.0 grade point average graduate is recognized.

Posted on 1/8/2020 11:25:33 AM

IUP graduate climbing toward goal of Seven Summits

An IUP graduate is preparing for her third climb of the highest summits on all seven continents.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:47:23 PM

IUP lists county’s August, December grads from area

IUP's August and December graduates from Indiana County are listed.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:45:07 PM

IUP scholar named Student of the Year

An IUP student named outstanding respiratory student of the year is recognized.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:43:19 PM

IUP announces students on summer dean’s list

Indiana County dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:41:29 PM

Armstrong County Students Named to 2019 IUP Dean’s List

Students achieving dean's list status are listed.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:39:20 PM

Purchase Line: Recent graduates selected as scholarship recipients

Two local students in the PA Trio program have been selected for scholarships.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:35:59 PM

Oswego Native Honored For Perfect 4.0 At IUP December Commencement Ceremony

An IUP December graduate who completed studies with a perfect 4.0 grade point average is profiled.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:33:44 PM

IUP Graduates Students from Armstrong County

Students completing requirements for degrees at IUP in December from Armstrong County are highlighted.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:31:36 PM

Windber natives' band to play at Westmont Grove

A local graduate is part of a band performing in the region.

Posted on 1/6/2020 3:29:16 PM

A newly minted Ph.D. credits her West Philly mother for her success

IUP's December graduate commencement student speaker is profiled.

Posted on 1/6/2020 12:08:05 PM

Chef Todd, Soul Platter Café – a perfect blend

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts student volunteers at a non-profit restaurant that provides for the food insecure.

Posted on 12/18/2019 1:34:45 PM

Intelligent.com Announces Best Master's in Adult Education Learning Degree Programs for 2020

IUP is part of Intelligent.com's 2020 Top 30 in Master's in Adult Education Learning Degree Programs.

Posted on 12/18/2019 1:26:51 PM

Coker University hires six new faculty members

An IUP graduate is named to a faculty position at Coker University.

Posted on 12/18/2019 1:23:33 PM

656 students scheduled to graduate from IUP

IUP's December commencement ceremony will include more than 600 graduates.

Posted on 12/18/2019 12:24:07 PM

No increase in fees for IUP students

IUP's Council of Trustees authorized no fee increases for undergraduate students at its December quarterly meeting.

Posted on 12/18/2019 12:15:18 PM

Brook trout, forest birds under microscope in new Pennsylvania projects

IUP is the recipient of a $199,896 grant for restoration of habitats for key bird species. The grant is offered through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program.

Posted on 12/18/2019 12:12:35 PM

Mansfield University Department of Geosciences adds concentration in Geoarchaeology

IUP's coursework is allowing Mansfield University to offer a new concentration in geoarchaeology.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:55:22 AM

Health briefs 12-16-19

An IUP alumni is named permanent CEO of Excela Health.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:53:00 AM

Gazette Photos: Hundreds of IUP students earn degrees

Photo coverage of IUP's December commencement ceremonies is featured.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:49:31 AM

IUP trustees approve naming resolutions

IUP's Council of Trustees honors alumni and friends with naming resolutions in honor of gifts to IUP.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:47:33 AM

Bennington Museum names new director

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as director of a Maine museum.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:44:35 AM

‘There's really no comparison’: In polarized Washington, Trump impeachment vote has little precedent

IUP's Dr. David Chambers, political science, offers comments about impeachment processes.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:40:18 AM

IUP agrees to no fee increases

IUP's Council of Trustees recognizes retiree Susanna Sink and Robin Gorman, who is leaving the university to serve as a Indiana County Commissioner, and approve no fee increases for students.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:26:24 AM

Wallingford resident has special role at IUP graduation

IUP's student class gift presenter is featured in her hometown newspaper.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:21:53 AM

Blane Dessy and Rosaly DeMaios Roffman honored by Indiana University of Pennsylvania with Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative

IUP's naming of the Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative is highlighted.

Posted on 12/17/2019 10:18:54 AM

IUP to hold review of all programs

IUP's initiative to review programs is detailed.

Posted on 12/13/2019 12:10:37 PM

Penn State DuBois Fall Commencement slated for Dec. 19

An IUP graduate is selected as a commencement speaker for PennState DuBois campus.

Posted on 12/13/2019 12:06:36 PM

Ben White Joins NAMA As Director Of Training And Education

An IUP graduate is named to a national trade association as director of education and training.

Posted on 12/13/2019 12:01:21 PM

Cove Man Will Be IUP Commencement Speaker Appleman 'I really did find my place there.'

IUP's December undergraduate commencement speaker is the subject of a feature article.

Posted on 12/13/2019 11:57:51 AM

IUP Student Named 'Student of the Year'

A senior Respiratory Care major has been selected by the program faculty as the IUP "2019 Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Outstanding Student of the Year."

Posted on 12/13/2019 11:56:00 AM

Bette Banjack: At The Table With Kelly Raggazino

An IUP graduate is the director of an agency to help people end homelessness and achieve financial self-sufficiency.

Posted on 12/13/2019 11:53:32 AM

Flawless 4.0 for Oswego’s Richardson

A December 4.0 graduate is profiled for her determination and commitment to her future career.

Posted on 12/13/2019 11:50:10 AM

Penn State, Centre County receive NFWF grants to benefit forest and stream conservation

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Jeff Larkin is the recipient of a grant for forest management and habitat planning.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:53:41 PM

NFWF Announces $1.5 Million In Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Grants, Including Over $965,000 In PA

IUP is the recipient of a grant for forest conservation.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:49:24 PM

New Police Officers to Work at Ford City and Manor

Two graduates from the IUP Police Academy are selected to work at local police departments.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:36:32 PM

D.A.-elect Sayers names Nedza as first assistant D.A.

An IUP graduate is tapped for a position in the Clearfield County District Attorney's office.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:34:37 PM

Jay Costa, State Senate Democratic Leader, announces 2020 re-election campaign

An IUP graduate will seek re-election to the State Senate.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:32:42 PM

Excela names Sphon permanent CEO

An IUP graduate is named CEO of Excela Health systems.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:30:45 PM

Kusluch to graduate from IUP with a perfect 4.0

An IUP 4.0 graduate is recognized.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:28:55 PM

2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dom McNeil, WR, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

An IUP student-athlete is featured.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:27:05 PM

John Sphon named permanent CEO at Excela Health

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as the CEO of Westmoreland County hospital system Excela Health.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:24:19 PM

IUP prof's research updates Mars map

IUP geoscientist Dr. Ken Coles is an author of an updated atlas of Mars.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:15:14 PM

Five Indiana County bridges to be renamed

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Robertson will be honored with the naming of a bridge in Indiana County.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:13:09 PM

$50,000 gift to benefit students at IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

A local couple has made a gift to support scholarships for students at the Academy of Culinary Arts.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:10:39 PM

New membership director joins Chambersburg Chamber staff

An IUP graduate is selected for a position with the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 12/11/2019 4:01:55 PM

Esposito reflects on journey from bar band to music executive

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient John Esposito was the keynote speaker for the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon.

Posted on 12/11/2019 3:56:46 PM

Long-term plan outlined for park near campus

Allegheny Arboretum Board President Dr. Jerry Pickering presented plans for Confluence Park to Indiana Borough Council.

Posted on 12/11/2019 3:53:57 PM

Ferrence announces Democratic candidacy for state House 6th District seat

An IUP graduate is running for a seat in the state House of Representatives.

Posted on 12/11/2019 3:51:48 PM

Mary Cummings joins Sound Transit as Deputy CEO and Chief Administrative Officer

A doctoral student is chosen for a leadership role in a transit company.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:33:26 PM

Sound Transit selects new deputy CEO and chief administration officer

An IUP doctoral student is named deputy CEO and Chief Administration Officer for a transit company.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:31:43 PM

IUP names vice president of finance

IUP's selection of Dr. Debra Fitzsimons as the vice president of administration and finance is announced.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:29:00 PM

Kutztown University Professor Creates First and Only August Wilson Journal

An IUP graduate has completed a journal on the works of August Wilson.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:26:57 PM

Erie-area candidates emerge for state offices

An IUP graduate is running for political office in Erie County.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:24:41 PM

Forum weighs pros, cons of legal pot

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger was an invited expert for a Cambria County town hall on the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana.

Posted on 12/4/2019 4:19:33 PM

New Books in History Christine D. Baker, Medieval Islamic Sectarianism

A new book by Dr. Christine Baker (history) is reviewed.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:30:52 PM

Town Hall High Expectation PA's Marijuana Future

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger will be part of a town hall televised event about benefits of legal marijuana sales.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:19:22 PM

Former Brookville Woman Honored by IUP

IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award winner Danielle Kuntz is featured.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:16:02 PM

Director left job in big city for love of hometown

An IUP graduate returns "home" to direct community events.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:14:03 PM

Unemployment rates rose in October

An IUP economics professor offers comment on the region's unemployment rate.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:11:23 PM

Coventry Singers Offer Weekend Performances

An IUP graduate is part of a community performing group.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:09:41 PM

Leechburg adds part-time police officer

A graduate of IUP's Police Academy is selected for a position in Leechburg.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:07:43 PM

IUP joins global GivingTuesday initiative

IUP's Giving Tuesday initiative is set to benefit the IUP Student Emergency Fund.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:04:41 PM

IUP food drive nets 1,058 items

IUP's College of Health and Human Services Service Committee leads a university-wide food drive for the Food Pantry and Help Center.

Posted on 12/2/2019 2:02:57 PM

Towne Singers Celebrate: Twas The Night Before Christmas

An IUP graduate is part of a local vocal ensemble.

Posted on 12/2/2019 1:59:06 PM

ANALYSIS: Impeachment proceedings require broad consensus

IUP Department of Political Science chairman Dr. David Chambers offers comment on the impeachment process.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:16:47 PM

Museum marks Veterans Day

A professor emeritus offers a program on Jimmy Stewart for the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:14:56 PM

A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER at Las Vegas National Golf Club

A theater graduate is recognized for his talent in a Las Vegas show.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:12:53 PM

4.5 percent of Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

National statistics offer a summary of IUP students who participate in varsity sports.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:10:39 PM

Continuus Materials Announces Additions to Leadership Team

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position at a construction firm.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:07:00 PM

New membership director joins Chambersburg, Pa., Chamber of Commerce staff

An IUP graduate is selected as the membership director of the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 11/26/2019 3:01:34 PM

Piano key to centenarian's longevity

A graduate celebrating her 100th birthday is recognized for a lifetime of love of music.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:52:37 AM

Local Man Honored with IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award

Young Alumni Award recipient Daniel Reichart is featured in recognition of his award.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:50:15 AM

NASA’s Atlas of Mars Updated

Geoscientist Dr. Ken Cole's work to develop the Atlas of Mars is highlighted.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:46:41 AM

Area Native Wins Young Alumni Achievement Award at IUP

Young Alumni Award winner Danielle Kuntz is recognized for her award.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:44:38 AM

Magazine names five from county to list

Three graduates are named to the "40 Under 40" list by the Pennsylvania Business Central.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:42:03 AM

Chamber preps for luncheon, cancels expo

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner John Esposito is the speaker for the annual Indiana County Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:35:48 AM

Business people Retired music educator receives lifetime award

An IUP graduate is honored for a lifetime of work in the music profession.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:33:37 AM

Study examines local drug culture

IUP researcher and professor Dr. Erick Lauber discusses the findings of a study of overdose survivors.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:31:37 AM

Dr. Charlene Dukes: a maverick, advocate, and leader to retire

IUP graduate Dr. Charlene Dukes talks about her struggle and the struggles still faced by minority students.

Posted on 11/25/2019 9:28:52 AM

Sutton sworn-in by Judge McMahon

An IUP graduate is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:48:53 PM

USA: Renae McDermott Named Assistant Director of the Training Division

An IUP criminology graduate is selected to head the FBI Training Division.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:39:49 PM

Ex-football player opens eatery in Pineford; it’s a Blue Raider shrine

An IUP graduate opens a restaurant in his hometown.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:30:50 PM

Youth leadership gets next lesson

IUP's Dr. tammy Manko presents a program on body language for a youth leadership program in Butler.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:27:22 PM

Local Salvation Army sets $75,000 fundraising goal

IUP students are recognized by the local Salvation Army at its Red Kettle breakfast for continued fundraising efforts for the community.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:24:46 PM

Kennett's new township manager says he will focus on transparency

An IUP graduate is selected as the Kennett Township manager.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:21:30 PM

New historical marker commemorates local settlement of freed slaves

An IUP archaeology master's graduate is part of a team excavating Pandenarium, an old African-American settlement in Mercer County.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:18:12 PM

BGSU choir to be in concert in Van Wert

An IUP graduate is directing a Bowling Green University choir.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:14:24 PM

St. Andrews Church Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall this weekend

An IUP graduate is directing a community choir invited to perform at Carnegie Hall.

Posted on 11/22/2019 6:08:02 PM

Sorority raises $4K for breast cancer education

An IUP sorority raises funds for breast cancer education and awareness.

Posted on 11/22/2019 5:58:56 PM

Meet Pittsburgh’s New Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees - Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson (M '08 health and physical education) is featured in Pittsburgh Magazine's "40 Under 40."

Posted on 11/19/2019 1:10:28 PM

Meet Pittsburgh’s New Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees -- Kristy Joy Weidner

IUP graduate Kristy Joy Weidner ('02 deaf education) is featured in Pittsburgh Magazine's "40 Under 40."

Posted on 11/19/2019 1:07:33 PM

Impeachment rules the day, but Pennsylvania lawmakers push bipartisan initiatives

IUP political science department chair Dr. David Chambers talks about the impeachment process and how it can halt legislative progress.

Posted on 11/19/2019 12:52:42 PM

John Lindheimer knows betting from both sides of counter

An IUP graduate has a career in the sportsbook industry.

Posted on 11/13/2019 11:57:09 AM

Curator Opens Art Gallery In Sharpsburg

An IUP graduate is opening a gallery in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 11/13/2019 11:53:55 AM

Academic Minute: Living-Learning Communities

IUP's Dr. Mimi Benjamin discusses how to make the most of the living-learning experience.

Posted on 11/13/2019 9:50:22 AM

Old Stone Gallery to feature Patrick Ruane

An IUP graduate is staging a solo exhibition in a West Virginia gallery.

Posted on 11/13/2019 9:40:10 AM

IUP Dance Theater to present 'Stargazer'

The IUP Dance Theater's production of "Stargazer" is highlighted.

Posted on 11/13/2019 9:37:41 AM

Revolutionary principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers

IUP graduate Sharif El-Mekki has become a leading voice in the country advocating for the importance of diversifying the nation’s teaching force, most recently creating the Center for Black Educator Development.

Posted on 11/12/2019 11:59:13 AM

Leland announces run for the 167th

An IUP graduate has announced her intention to run for a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Posted on 11/12/2019 11:53:16 AM

‘The Show’ Verquan Kimbrough earns spot in Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame

IUP graduate Sam Bechtel will be inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame class of 2020.

Posted on 11/12/2019 11:50:15 AM

2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: JR Stevens, CB, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

IUP student-athlete J.R. Stevens is interviewed as a potential NFL draft prospect.

Posted on 11/12/2019 11:46:51 AM

Punxsutawney and Brookville Chamber mixer highlights IUP campus

IUP's Punxsutawney campus hosted a mixer for the Punxsutawney and Brookville chambers of commerce.

Posted on 11/12/2019 11:36:49 AM

New police unit makes equality a top priority

An IUP student and a professor of history spoke at the annual NAACP banquet.

Posted on 11/11/2019 12:11:24 PM

IUP to host co-director of 'Making a Murderer'

IUP's Six O'Clock Series will present Laura Nirider, co-director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions, on Nov. 18.

Posted on 11/11/2019 12:07:41 PM

J.R. Bremer bringing together talented backcourt at Cleveland Heights

A former volunteer coach is working at his hometown high school with students who have promising athletic careers.

Posted on 11/7/2019 8:43:57 AM

MBA Promotes Rob Van Raaphorst to Vice President of Communications

A communications media graduate is selected to serve as vice president of communications for a national mortgage banking association.

Posted on 11/7/2019 8:40:49 AM

Republican Michael Korns unseats Democrat Joseph Ferguson in Allegheny Township

An IUP professor has been elected supervisor in an Allegheny County township.

Posted on 11/7/2019 8:37:03 AM

Wolf Administration Invests $1.5 Million in Early Childhood Education Professionals

IUP's role in a state-wide grant for development of curriculum for early childhood education is highlighted.

Posted on 11/5/2019 8:55:02 AM

Pa. attorney general trying to close agent training gap

IUP criminology professor emeritus Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers comments on police training and lethal force.

Posted on 11/5/2019 8:52:10 AM

BALANCING ACT Workforce development series aims to connect, inspire

An IUP graduate has built a business as a consultant on work-life balance.

Posted on 11/4/2019 4:51:12 PM

Tisinger, Lamb tapped to lead Bottle Works

An IUP journalism graduate is promoted to a new role at a Johnstown arts center.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:36:13 PM

Shaler native thrilled to join police force

A graduate of the IUP Police Academy is tapped to join the Shaler police department.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:32:32 PM

IUP receiving $71,000 for early childhood education efforts

IUP's share of a state grant, which will be used to create a program for infant, toddler and preschool certification, is explained.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:21:49 PM

Shor named a provost scholar at IUP

A local student is recognized as a provost scholar.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:19:16 PM

1st Summit Bank names executive VP

An IUP master's degree graduate is named to a leadership role at a regional bank.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:16:59 PM

IUP receives training equipment

A donation to IUP's Institute for Rural Health and Safety will help to train first responders and paramedics.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:14:23 PM

PA Invests $1.5 Million in Early Childhood Education Professionals

IUP's portion of a grant from the state to design an infant-toddler certificate and preschool certificate is highlighted.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:09:48 PM

GAZETTE EDITORIAL: Hess, Gorman and Keith are best for county

The Indiana Gazette endorses IUP's Robin Gorman for Indiana County Commissioner.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:05:47 PM

Education & Military News

Provost scholars in the area are recognized.

Posted on 11/4/2019 3:02:45 PM

Citizens Ambulance Service Donates Equipment to IUP

The impact of the donation by Citizens' Ambulance Service of equipment valued at $25,000 to IUP's Institute for Rural Health and Safety is explained.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:59:58 PM

State invests $1.5 Million in early childhood education professionals

IUP receives funding for development of an infant-toddler certificate and pre-school certificate for education professionals.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:53:29 PM

BC3 enrollment up 34 percent for winter sessions

An IUP student talks about the reason for taking courses at a Butler County community college.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:51:41 PM

Your Therapist Is Making Memes About You. And How Does That Make You Feel?

An IUP counseling doctoral student is quoted in a story about memes created by counselors.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:49:28 PM

Duo Will Perform At Church

An IUP graduate is one of a duo to perform at a regional church.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:45:51 PM

How to Keep Your Gluten-Free Pizza Truly Gluten-Free

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate authors an article about how to keep foods gluten free.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:43:41 PM

Artist Adam Frelin brings 'Extended Sunset' to Eisenhower Auditorium

An IUP graduate is selected to create a site-specific artwork at Penn State University's Center for the Performing Arts.

Posted on 11/4/2019 2:40:39 PM

Voters to choose three of five candidates for commissioner

An IUP administrator is running for the office of Indiana County Commissioner.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:33:16 PM

Successful write-in candidate faces prothonotary incumbent

An IUP employee is challenging the prothonotary and clerk of courts incumbent.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:30:28 PM

Westchester Knicks Announce 2019-20 Coaching Staff Additions(1)

An IUP graduate is named to the coaching staff of an NBA G League affiliate team.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:28:20 PM

Men and #MeToo conference will take place in Philadelphia mid-November

A sociology professor emeritus authors an article about "men and #MeToo."

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:26:11 PM

Adjudication Band event at Clarion

An IUP faculty member is the guest conductor for a high school band competition.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:23:04 PM

WHS Grad Participates in Harrisburg Internship Semester

An IUP student from Williamsburg is participating in an internship with a state government program.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:17:58 PM

Iran’s Regime Survives on a Well-Maintained Myth

An IUP doctoral graduate authors an essay on Iran's government.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:16:00 PM

IUP dedicates outdoor classroom

IUP graduate Larry Sobotka is honored with the naming of the university's outdoor classroom as the Larry F. Sobotka Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:13:44 PM

Westchester Knicks Announce 2019-20 Coaching Staff Additions

An IUP graduate is named to the coaching staff of the Westchester Knicks.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:08:12 PM

Nate Johnson kicks up success at Erie Dance Theater

An IUP graduate is part of her father's dance company in Erie.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:05:32 PM

Area students named Provost Scholars at IUP

Students from the area who are provost scholars are recognized.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:02:04 PM

PASSHE chancellor discusses System Redesign

State System Chancellor Dan Greenstein's public forum is the subject of a news report.

Posted on 10/28/2019 6:00:10 PM

Lancaster County College News

Local provost scholar recipients are recognized.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:57:39 PM

‘In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers’ author to speak Saturday in Bel Air(1)

IUP graduate David Reichenbaugh will read from his book on the "Beltway Sniper" at a Washington, D.C. library.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:54:40 PM

‘In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers’ author to speak Saturday in Bel Air

An IUP graduate is the author of a book about the "Beltway Sniper."

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:51:30 PM

IUP's outdoor classroom shows a high school science teacher can be a philanthropist, too

IUP graduate Larry Sobotka's generosity is highlighted, along with IUP's outdoor learning center.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:49:44 PM

UOG announces new administrators

An IUP doctoral graduate is promoted to associate dean at the University of Guam.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:47:53 PM

Esposito to keynote chamber luncheon

John Esposito, an IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner, will be the 2019 Indiana County Chamber of Commerce luncheon speaker.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:45:25 PM

IUP to present adaption of coming-of-age story

IUP faculty have adapted "The Awakening of Spring" for a Theater-by-the-Grove production.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:43:30 PM

IUP faculty member creates bilingual forum

An IUP professor has organized a series of programs to help expose students and the community to the Chinese language and culture.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:41:22 PM

Scott Hunt believes working together to overcome obstacles will make area better for everyone

An IUP graduate is seeking political office in his community.

Posted on 10/28/2019 5:39:34 PM

Organ classics in noon recital

An IUP graduate student will perform an organ recital at a Johnstown church.

Posted on 10/24/2019 2:28:05 PM

Officials formally ban hunting at township parks

An IUP official is named to a local governing board.

Posted on 10/24/2019 2:26:00 PM

Tina Collins joins Kish Bank management team

An IUP accounting graduate is named to a position at Kish Bank.

Posted on 10/24/2019 2:24:02 PM

You mad, Bro? The Controlled Insanity of Rhett Wolford

An IUP graduate is making a name for himself as an actor in Maryland.

Posted on 10/22/2019 7:12:20 PM

[Foreign Execs in Korea] Planting safety culture at Hyundai Steel

An IUP safety graduate is heading up safety initiatives at Hyundai Steel in Korea.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:55:35 PM

Peco Foods hires director of health and safety

A doctoral graduate is named to a leadership position in health and safety at Peco Foods.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:51:55 PM

How Bill Cowher recruited Pittsburgh’s Gabby Barrett to sign with the biggest Steelers fan in Nashville

IUP graduate John Esposito is featured in an article about signing a country music star.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:44:51 PM

Stapleton to keynote women's conference

An IUP graduate is selected to provide keynote remarks at a women's conference in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:40:46 PM

IUP students recognized as provost scholars

IUP's Provost Scholars from Indiana County are recognized.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:38:44 PM

Indiana Gazette, IUP host high school journalism workshop

IUP's Jan Shellenbarger spoke during a high school journalism workshop hosted by IUP and the Indiana Gazette.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:37:02 PM

In the Spotlight Live broadcast Director had a passion for TV since the age of 10

An IUP communications media graduate works with a Johnstown television station to broadcast a religious service.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:34:40 PM

Niyaz to bring acoustic, electronic world music mix to IUP

IUP's Lively Arts is bringing Niyaz to IUP.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:31:23 PM

Seth Beardsley Receives Funeral Director License

An IUP graduate receives his funeral home license.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:29:25 PM

Lancaster County college news: Oct. 18, 2019

A local student is recognized for achieving dean's list status.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:27:18 PM

Area Students Part of Research Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Two IUP students are featured for their work with the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 10/22/2019 6:25:18 PM

HPU Announces New Faculty High Point University

An IUP master's degree graduate is named to a faculty position at High Point University.

Posted on 10/17/2019 10:22:56 AM

50 Business School Deans Implore Trump in an Open Letter: “Reform the H-1B Visa”

IUP's Dean of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is part of a group of business educators signing a letter asking for reform of the H-1B Visa.

Posted on 10/17/2019 10:17:57 AM

Pa. state system stepping up financial aid to recruit, retain college students

A reporter discusses the financial aid budget in the State System of Higher Education, noting that IUP's financial aid budget is the largest in the system.

Posted on 10/17/2019 10:12:30 AM

Abington-area residents join faculty at The University of Scranton

An IUP master's degree graduate is named to a faculty position at the University of Scranton.

Posted on 10/15/2019 9:16:29 AM

Vincent Lowerre

An IUP graduate joins an Iowa television news station.

Posted on 10/15/2019 9:11:51 AM

Paramount Management Group Recognizes Talent by Promoting Two of Its Leaders

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position at Paramount Management Group.

Posted on 10/15/2019 9:08:29 AM

Learning to save lives

A Butler County business donates equipment to IUP's Department of Safety Sciences for hands-on learning.

Posted on 10/14/2019 3:34:17 PM

On campus: Students part of IUP Summer Scholars

Area students who participated in the Research Experiences for Summer Scholars program are featured.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:49:37 AM

CNX to plug Beaver Run Wells

IUP continues to monitor air and water quality around a Westmoreland County reservoir.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:47:06 AM

Campus radio station marks 50th year

IUP's student-operated radio station celebrates 50 years on the air.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:44:55 AM

'In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers'

An IUP graduate has authored a book on the Beltway Snipers.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:41:59 AM

18th century Hempfield log house being donated to Historic Hanna’s Town

Students and faculty will help Westmoreland County officials prepare a site for a historic house donated to Hanna's Town.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:39:26 AM

Penn College grants emeritus status to two retired faculty

An IUP graduate is given faculty emeritus status by the institution where she worked.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:32:36 AM

Cambria County Commissioners vote on land easement, internships

Internships and clinical experiences with the Cambria County District Attorney's office for IUP students are approved by the county's commissioners.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:30:03 AM

2,300-Year-Old Fortifications Unearthed in Cyprus

Dr. R. Scott Moore (history) is part of a team investigating a site on Cyprus that just uncovered previously unknown fortification dating to the Hellenistic period.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:27:38 AM

Local Man Part of Research Program at IUP

A student in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program is featured.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:24:13 AM

IUP students to take part in day of service

IUP's biannual Into the Streets day of service is announced.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:22:30 AM

IUP club to host annual Seed Swap

IUP's sixth annual Seed Swap is planned.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:20:16 AM

Memorial set for accident victim

A memorial remembrance for Brian Swatt is announced.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:18:37 AM

Planning commission approves projects

IUP's stormwater management plans are approved by White Township supervisors.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:16:09 AM

Dig at ancient military site sheds light on its fortification

Dr. R. Scott Moore (history) is part of team doing excavations at the site of Pyla-Vigla, which has enabled archaeologists to get a clearer picture of the domestic and industrial area of the site’s fortification system.

Posted on 10/14/2019 9:13:49 AM

Pyla-Koutsopetria ancient fortifications explored

Dr. R. Scott Moore's work at the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Park is continuing.

Posted on 10/8/2019 1:31:27 PM

Hiles Featured as Keynote Speaker for IUP Ribbon Cutting Event

An IUP student from the area is a keynote speaker for the Cook Honors College renovation ribbon cutting event.

Posted on 10/8/2019 1:28:56 PM

Indiana County event explores Hoodlebug Trail, craft libations

IUP's Confluence Discovery Park site will be part of a community event.

Posted on 10/8/2019 1:25:21 PM

Police report quiet homecoming

IUP's Homecoming Celebration goes smoothly, with close to 900 people attending the Crimson Huddle.

Posted on 10/8/2019 1:23:00 PM

School food truck open for business at Fort LeBoeuf home games

An IUP culinary graduate is in charge of food service for an Erie County school district, and has introduced a food truck to the menu of options.

Posted on 10/8/2019 1:18:12 PM

It's Happening Here(1)

IUP's University Museum show is part of a listing of community events.

Posted on 10/6/2019 12:50:14 PM

Homecoming weekend remains quiet, officials say

Homecoming events are proceeding without significant incidents or issues of concern.

Posted on 10/6/2019 12:48:24 PM

Physics Food Truck to visit IUP Tuesday

IUP will be part of a national tour of the "Physics Food Truck" project.

Posted on 10/6/2019 12:46:30 PM

New Study Shows Lyme Disease Can Be Found In City Parks

Research done by Dr. Tom Simmons (biology) and his student research team on ticks in urban Pittsburgh parks is featured in a health report on KDKA-TV.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:26:03 PM

Redd announces run for supervisor seat

An IUP graduate and current graduate student is running for a county office.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:16:36 PM

Homecoming weekend off to quiet start, officials report

Coverage of the I-ACT report from Homecoming events is detailed.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:14:24 PM

Quota honors speech and hearing scholarship recipients(1)

Four speech-language pathology graduate students are selected for scholarships from Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:09:57 PM

Marion Center: Cross country team implements fueling station

The work of faculty member Nicole Dann to establish a fueling station for athletes at Marion Center High School is detailed.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:06:47 PM

YouTube: Its History and Impact on the Internet

The founders of YouTube, including IUP graduate Chad Hurley, are featured.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:04:29 PM

Indiana to welcome Vietnam memorial replica

IUP's ROTC will be part of events welcoming the Vietnam memorial replica to Indiana County.

Posted on 10/5/2019 12:01:58 PM

President of International Health Services Group to deliver Founders Day Address

A master's degree graduate, head of an international health services group, will speak at a West Virginia college's Founders Day.

Posted on 10/5/2019 11:58:50 AM

Tyrone high school project to change subcontractor

IUP is working with the Tyrone Area School District on a driver's education instruction effectiveness study.

Posted on 10/3/2019 9:46:54 AM

IUP HOMECOMING: Brothers responsible for Coal Bowl tradition

IUP's "Coal Bowl" tradition is featured.

Posted on 10/3/2019 9:14:09 AM

IUP, law enforcement officials prepare for homecoming events

The meeting of the Indiana Area Collaborative Team and its preparation for Homecoming is detailed.

Posted on 10/3/2019 9:10:13 AM

Local student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania part of scholars program

A local student is featured for his work in the 2019 Research Experience for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 10/3/2019 8:49:31 AM

Henninger part of IUP Summer Scholars Program

An area student is recognized for being part of the 2019 Research Experience for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 10/3/2019 8:44:46 AM

Study highlights prevalence of ticks in Pittsburgh parks

Findings by IUP's Dr. Tom Simmons and his student researchers about ticks in Pittsburgh parks are highlighted.

Posted on 10/3/2019 8:42:12 AM

WINNING CASH 5 TICKET SOLD AT SHEETZ ON THE POINT IN INDIANA GIVES YORK COUNTY WOMAN $500,000

An IUP mom won $500,000 in the lottery from a ticket she purchased while visiting her daughter during Family Weekend.

Posted on 10/1/2019 6:26:16 PM

Pa. National Guardsman to represent entire Guard at national competition

An IUP graduate is representing the entire Pennsylvania National Guard in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.

Posted on 10/1/2019 5:49:03 PM

60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP

IUP's University Museum show is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2019 5:46:03 PM

State police prepare for IUP homecoming weekend, promise 'zero tolerance'

State Police offer statement about preparations for the 2019 Homecoming weekend.

Posted on 10/1/2019 5:44:13 PM

William Madia retiring as Stanford’s vice president for SLAC

Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Dr. Bill Madia is recognized for his accomplishments up on his retirement from Stanford.

Posted on 10/1/2019 1:44:12 PM

Eisenhower named blue ribbon school

IUP is credited with helping a local elementary school to provide resources for its students and become a national Blue Ribbon school.

Posted on 10/1/2019 1:39:25 PM

It's Happening Here

IUP's production of "Actually" is included in the weekly community events calendar.

Posted on 10/1/2019 1:27:30 PM

University to welcome Holocaust survivors

IUP will host Holocaust survivors and scholars on Oct. 7.

Posted on 10/1/2019 1:25:33 PM

IUP student from Indiana named to board of governors

An IUP student from Indiana has been confirmed to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 10/1/2019 1:23:49 PM

Culinary Students Make Homemade Ice Cream

IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts counselor Barry Saylor does a hands-on demonstration at a Clearfield County school.

Posted on 10/1/2019 9:04:51 AM

Acclaimed pianist featured in Johnstown Concert

IUP's Henry Wong Doe is profiled as a visiting performer for a regional concert.

Posted on 10/1/2019 9:02:50 AM

Confections, runners, WCCC, Kohl's, etc.

IUP's Confections for a Cause is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2019 9:00:19 AM

Schedule set for IUP planetarium shows

IUP's 2019-2020 schedule of planetarium shows is announced.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:58:05 AM

McCandless swears in new police officer

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as a police officer in McCandless.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:55:45 AM

Brew Gentlemen Hires Senior Brewer from Stone

An IUP graduate is named head brewer of a Pittsburgh brewing company.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:51:44 AM

University Museum to host 1970s-themed gala

IUP's University Museum sets annual fundraising gala.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:49:25 AM

Brew Gentlemen hires new head brewer

An IUP graduate is tapped as head brewer at a Pittsburgh company.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:47:46 AM

Food service returns to Folger Hall

IUP's Folger Hall, repurposed to a student gathering space, will offer light refreshments.

Posted on 10/1/2019 8:44:34 AM

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions

An IUP graduate is named to a new position at a Lancaster area company.

Posted on 9/27/2019 10:00:09 PM

Bill Balint to join CIO group

IUP's CIO Bill Balint is tapped for a spot on the Pittsburgh CIO Executive Summit Governing Board.

Posted on 9/27/2019 9:57:08 PM

UPDATE: Line Stretches for Blocks at Amazon Job Fair in Crystal City

An IUP master's graduate is part of an article about the Amazon Job Fair.

Posted on 9/20/2019 12:49:45 PM

Susan Youngs

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position with JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking.

Posted on 9/20/2019 12:46:32 PM

Vollmer enjoys 'happy' environment at Fox Township, Bennetts Valley elementary schools

An IUP graduate is working as a principal in the Fox Township district.

Posted on 9/20/2019 12:08:19 PM

Climate change expert hopeful

IUP hosted atmospheric scientist Dr. Michael Mann for a lecture on climate change as part of the Science Inspires Speaker Series.

Posted on 9/20/2019 12:05:41 PM

Theatre-by-the-Grove to start season with 'Actually'

IUP's theater program begins with the show "Actually."

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:38:39 PM

University to welcome families for weekend celebration

IUP's Family Weekend programming is highlighted.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:36:44 PM

After down year, IUP sees positive signs on enrollment

IUP Trustees hear about the accomplishments of the Advancement Division and Enrollment Management Division.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:34:54 PM

The House Next Door: Africa and America find a home in Edgewood

The journey and century old home of an IUP graduate and his wife are featured.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:31:47 PM

IUP to celebrate Constitution Day with Monday events

IUP's Constitution Day celebration events are highlighted.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:27:02 PM

Food Pantry and Help Center opens for students at IUP

IUP Trustees heard a report about the new uses of Folger Hall and the launch of the food pantry.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:25:25 PM

KCAC sees third-straight record year in revenue, trustees learn

IUP Trustees hear a report about the KCAC finances.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:23:15 PM

Climate change presentation set

IUP's Sustainability Studies Program will host a professor of atmospheric science for a lecture.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:21:01 PM

Higbee glad to be part of Coptoberfest

An IUP graduate is part of a regional fundraising event to benefit distressed police and the Camp Cadet program.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:18:55 PM

Donald Alway Named Assistant Director of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate

A graduate of IUP's weapons of mass destruction program is named to a leadership role in the FBI.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:16:23 PM

Driscoll lauds IUP's response to racist post

IUP President Driscoll's report to the Council of Trustees is discussed.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:13:56 PM

OSHA and Pennsylvania Alliance for Workplace Safety

IUP's OSHA program forms an alliance with a state agency.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:11:00 PM

Cambria County grants facilitator Dubnansky named Johnstown economic development director

An IUP graduate is named to lead Johnstown's economic development efforts.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:08:04 PM

Brown Honored Among Most Influential Women in Corporate America

Alumnae Danielle Brown is named to Savoy Magazine's "Most Influential Women in Corporate America" list.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:05:32 PM

Delmont committee mulling options for bringing Heritage Trail spur into borough

IUP students are part of a project to determine how to bring a trail to the Delmont downtown.

Posted on 9/19/2019 7:01:11 PM

West Shamokin to Participate in Student Driver Study

IUP will be studying student drivers in the West Shamokin district.

Posted on 9/19/2019 6:58:14 PM

Trustees honor longtime supporters

IUP graduates Dr. Bill and Audrey Madia are recognized by the Trustees with the naming of the Chemistry Department in their honor.

Posted on 9/19/2019 6:54:26 PM

60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP opening reception

IUP's University Museum show is highlighted.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:56:08 PM

US DOL Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety For Pennsylvania Employers and Employees

IUP's OSHA Consultation Program is part of an alliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:54:14 PM

Readers React: Fundraiser reflects selfless spirit of 9/11 victim

The late Bill Sugra's family talk about the scholarship established at IUP in his memory. Mr. Sugra was killed in the 9-11 attacks at the World Trade Center.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:52:04 PM

Carol Goode and Yvette Kanouff Join SAIC Board

An IUP graduate is tapped for membership on SAIC's board of directors.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:49:41 PM

St. Marys Lions Club congratulates its scholarship winners

Two St. Mary's students earned scholarships to attend IUP.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:45:40 PM

Afraid of Friday the 13th?

IUP psychology professor Dr. David LaPorte talks about superstitions ... on Friday the 13th.

Posted on 9/17/2019 7:41:53 PM

Downtown Indiana names new board president

An IUP graduate is named president of Downtown Indiana, Inc.

Posted on 9/6/2019 6:09:52 PM

IUP to host 9/11memorial service

IUP will host a program to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United States.

Posted on 9/6/2019 6:07:34 PM

BETH SKOLETSKY JOINS CONSTELLIS AS CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

An IUP graduate is named to lead human resources at an international firm.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:26:04 PM

Ditchcreek wants to build new wrestling culture at Southern Lehigh

An IUP graduate is tapped to serve as head wrestling coach at a Lehigh Valley school.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:21:54 PM

Northern Appalachian Folk Festival returns to Indiana County

The Indiana Northern Appalachian Folk Festival has a number of IUP ties, including hall of fame inductees women's basketball team and the late Jim Rogers, communication media faculty member. Distinguished Alumni Award winners The Clarks are featured performers.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:18:40 PM

A Fair in the Park hits 50

A retired art professor is part of a Pittsburgh annual event showcasing artists.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:14:58 PM

Art Department alumni to open museum season

IUP's University Museum will open its season with works by 11 art department alumni.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:12:40 PM

Walker on Dust Cave

An IUP anthropology graduate is offering a program on archaeological stewardship in her community.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:10:23 PM

Overdose vigil elicits messages of struggle, hope

IUP's Erick Lauber and MARTI were part of a community overdose awareness vigil.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:07:46 PM

IUP Lively Arts receives grant

IUP's Lively Arts is the recipient of a grant to fund a presentation by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at IUP.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:05:41 PM

Aiken SPCA Albrecht Center hires second vet

An IUP graduate who went on to complete a degree in veterinary medicine is hired by a South Carolina practice.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:03:48 PM

How Philly locals came to build iPipeline, a software firm that sold for $1.6 billion

IUP graduate Tim Wallace is recognized for his business success with iPipeline.

Posted on 9/5/2019 2:00:04 PM

SAIC Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

An IUP graduate is named to the board of Science Applications International.

Posted on 8/30/2019 5:25:54 PM

IUP now allows alcohol at football tailgating

IUP introduces tailgating at the football games.

Posted on 8/30/2019 2:22:34 PM

Cadets respond to active shooter drill

IUP's Criminal Justice Training Center conducts active assault training in one of IUP's residence halls.

Posted on 8/30/2019 2:14:28 PM

East Stroudsburg U. to allow 21-and-over students to drink in dorms

IUP's Upper Division Community program is part of a story about alcohol in residence halls at system universities.

Posted on 8/29/2019 2:24:50 PM

Data scientist to speak at IUP

IUP will host data scientist Dr. Stephanie Fitchett for programs with students and for the community.

Posted on 8/29/2019 2:22:41 PM

Reese assumes command of state police Troop E

A graduate of IUP is selected to serve as captain of Erie's state police force.

Posted on 8/29/2019 10:48:23 AM

College gets safety equipment from MSA

MSA donates $35,000 of equipment to IUP's Safety Sciences department for use by students and faculty.

Posted on 8/29/2019 10:11:39 AM

Equipment donated to IUP

MSA Safety Inc., based in Cranberry Township,donated equipment valued at more than $36,500 to support IUP’s Department of Safety Sciences’ industrial hygiene and construction labs.

Posted on 8/29/2019 10:09:16 AM

IUP opens University College

IUP cuts the ribbon for the University College facilities.

Posted on 8/29/2019 9:49:29 AM

IUP Digs Into Blairsville, Find Artifacts 8K Years Old

Discoveries made during Drs. Ben Ford and Bill Chadwick's field school at Newtown Village are discussed with Ford, Chadwick and students Nadia Meister and Jamie Kouba on Pittsburgh's NPR.

Posted on 8/29/2019 8:23:52 AM

Spring Ford School District welcomes students, teachers back to school

An IUP master's graduate is tapped to serve in a leadership role in a Pennsylvania school district.

Posted on 8/28/2019 10:06:13 AM

GOT THAT LOVING FEELING: Marching band preparing fall show

An IUP graduate is named assistant band director at a Kansas high school.

Posted on 8/28/2019 9:59:04 AM

On-Air Hosts: Tim Lambert

An IUP graduate and award-winning journalist is on staff at WITF-FM National Public Radio in Harrisburg.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:56:22 PM

After busy move-in weekend, classes start at IUP

IUP move-in and beginning of classes is highlighted in photos.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:49:33 PM

Author recounts Stewart's 1966 Vietnam mission

IUP professor emeritus Dr. J. David Truby authors an article about Jimmy Stewart, offering that Stewart suffered from PTSD.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:26:29 PM

Driscoll delivers state of university address

The fall opening of the academic year program is featured.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:21:55 PM

IUP to open University College on Tuesday

The University College's ribbon cutting ceremony is highlighted.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:16:20 PM

Notable Females in Manufacturing

A safety science graduate is profiled for leadership in the field.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:14:06 PM

Homicide charges against parolees unlikely to trigger tough-on-crime backlash, criminologist says

IUP Criminologist Dr. Dan Lee offers comments about the parole system and criticism it faces.

Posted on 8/27/2019 12:12:04 PM

Homicide Charges Against Parolees Unlikely To Trigger Tough-On-Crime Backlash, Criminologist Says Trigger Tough-On-Crime Backlash, Criminologist Says

IUP Criminology and criminal justice professor Dr. Dan Lee offers comments about Pennsylvania's correctional system.

Posted on 8/22/2019 10:45:06 AM

Esposito Golf Classic to be held

The Esposito family golf classic, to benefit IUP students, is scheduled.

Posted on 8/22/2019 10:16:05 AM

University of Mississippi journalism professor featured in film highlighted at Tribeca Film Festival

IUP's journalism and public relations graduate Alysia Burton Steele is featured in a film highlighted in New York City's Tribecca Film Festival.

Posted on 8/22/2019 10:04:48 AM

IUP picked as one of best in country

IUP's selection as one of "America's Top Colleges" in Forbes magazine's is profiled.

Posted on 8/21/2019 10:18:32 AM

Millennia of Prehistoric Life Investigated in Pennsylvania

Dr. Ben Ford and Dr. William Chadwick's field school at Newtown Village is highlighted.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:33:41 AM

Former Rep. Jim Renacci writes book on Washington dysfunction

IUP graduate Jim Renacci has authored a book on Washington's dysfunction.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:29:41 AM

Stephen Lee named LHU vice president for enrollment management/student affairs

A doctoral graduate is tapped to be in a senior leadership position at Lock Haven University.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:26:33 AM

Forbes selects IUP for inclusion on list

IUP is selected by Forbes magazine as one of America's Top Colleges 2019.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:24:37 AM

New Business: Barattolo is Nemacolin Woodlands' newest dining experience

Academy of Culinary Arts graduate Kristin Butterworth, executive chef of restaurants at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, is featured in a story about another restaurant opening at the resort.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:22:52 AM

Davis-Robinson builds team unity, targets student success

An IUP master's degree graduate is working to help students achieve success in higher education.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:17:59 AM

Students return to IUP this week

IUP's fall move-in dates are highlighted.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:15:26 AM

Why is Everyone Talking About Mediterranean Diets?

A dietetics degree is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to offer a course on the Mediterranean diet.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:12:46 AM

Grantsville Medical Center now offering behavioral health services

A doctoral graduate joins a Maryland firm to offer psychological services.

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:09:51 AM

Dig at Pa. ghost town unearths prehistoric past

IUP's field school at Newtown Village is featured.

Posted on 8/19/2019 8:37:57 AM

Awards to students from Berks County and nearby

IUP's Gilman Scholar recipient Adama Kouyate is featured.

Posted on 8/19/2019 8:34:39 AM

The Clarks: Rock Star Marketers From Pittsburgh

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winners The Clarks are profiled for longevity, innovation in marketing and talent.

Posted on 8/19/2019 8:28:15 AM

IUP students awarded State Department Gilman scholarships

IUP's most recent Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship recipients are featured.

Posted on 8/16/2019 9:26:59 AM

How to Deliver a Safe Gluten-Free Dining Experience

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate uses her education and experience to write about providing gluten-free meals.

Posted on 8/15/2019 2:25:10 PM

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dan Rugh, Commonwealth Press

IUP graduate Dan Rugh is profiled for his graphic design work in Pittsburgh as a "Personality of Pittsburgh" by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Posted on 8/15/2019 2:19:24 PM

Anthropology students dig into geology of defunct town

Anthropology faculty Dr. Ben Ford and Dr. Bill Chadwick's field school at Newport Village is highlighted, along with a possible discovery of artifacts that may date humans at the site 8,000 years ago.

Posted on 8/13/2019 11:38:11 AM

IUP Students Find Human Artifacts From 8,000 Years Ago Near Blairsville

IUP's Dr. Ben Ford (anthropology) leads and dig project at Newport Village with 17 students, who find evidence that the site might have been home to humans 8,000 years ago.

Posted on 8/13/2019 8:34:16 AM

Anthony Piroli takes over as Tampa Bay’s strength coach

An IUP graduate joins the coaching staff of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:50:20 AM

IUP graduate addresses scholars about integrity

Distinguished Alumni Award winner Dr. Douglas Kupas is the 2019 Research Experience for Summer Scholars keynote presenter.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:45:10 AM

Woodstock 50 years later: Locals 'shaped' by music festival, cultural shifts

An IUP graduate remembers the impact of the Woodstock music festival at a panel marking 50 years after the event.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:42:20 AM

Karen L. Rauch has been named Kutztown University’s associate provost for accreditation and assessment and other new hires, promotions and awards

An IUP graduate is named to a marketing position at a health care facility.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:33:38 AM

New circulation director brings decades of experience

An IUP business graduate is named circulation director of an Ohio newspaper company.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:30:59 AM

CONQUERING ADVERSITY AND BEATING THE ODDS

An IUP Academy of Criminal Justice graduate goes on to become chief of a regional police department.

Posted on 8/12/2019 9:28:31 AM

$2.1 Million for Advanced Training to Retain, Diversity Teachers and School Leaders

IUP is selected for an expansion grant award of $200,000 to continue a program addressing retention of new teachers.

Posted on 8/7/2019 5:57:24 PM

IUP to receive share of grants

IUP is selected to receive an expansion grant of $200,000 to help with work to increase new teacher retention.

Posted on 8/7/2019 5:52:40 PM

Continuing her legacy: Marla's Notebooks is now helping other students, too

A graduate of IUP is remembered through an annual school supply drive.

Posted on 8/7/2019 5:48:31 PM

Furniture makers and artists highlighted at 2019 Furniture Society conference

BA Herrington (art) presents at a national conference about the revival of popular and intellectual craft.

Posted on 8/7/2019 5:44:29 PM

IUP student compiles rainfall database

IUP student Emilee Howells, of Ernest, spent her summer internship with the Borough of Indiana designing a county rainfall dashboard to share current data, including monthly rainfall charts, annual precipitation and average monthly precipitation. The website includes a collection of years of rainfall data. IUP st

Posted on 8/7/2019 8:30:54 AM

Security: Capital One Breach Latest Example of Cybersecurity Realities

IUP IT security manager Paul Grieggs offers comment about the Capital One consumer data security breach.

Posted on 8/6/2019 10:00:38 AM

More Deadly Than Being A Soldier in a War Zone: Environmental Activists Killed for Defending Planet Have Doubled in 15 Years

Dr. Christopher Jeffords, economics, offers commentary on a new study on the number of environmental activists killed while trying to defend the environmental concerns.

Posted on 8/6/2019 9:53:01 AM

Ambler couple's donations help fund student research

An IUP alumnae and her husband provide funding for the university's Research Experiences for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 8/5/2019 1:10:28 PM

Police urge public to join 'night out'

IUP Police are part of a community National Night Out event planned by Indiana Borough Police.

Posted on 8/5/2019 11:07:35 AM

The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings(1)

Dr. Joe Mannard (history) offers comments on new information about several religious orders and their involvement the trade and sale of enslaved people.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:33:16 PM

The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings

Dr. Joe Mannard (history) offers comments about an order of nuns who records indicate were part of trafficking enslaved people.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:27:51 PM

Experts: Capital One data breach latest example of constant cybersecurity threats

IUP IT Security Manager Paul Grieggs offers comment about the Capital One data breach and the likelihood of security incidents.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:21:44 PM

CNB welcomes Wolk as VP

A MBA graduate is named to a senior leadership position at Canandaigua National Bank & Trust.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:19:54 PM

Eriez Announces Executive Promotions

An IUP Eberly College graduate is named to senior leadership at an international firm.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:17:21 PM

OSH Generations: Sam Gualardo

OSHA member Sam Gualardo discusses the legacy of an IUP safety sciences education.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:15:08 PM

Solar co-op sees success in county

An IUP faculty member and and IUP graduate are members of the Pennsylvania Solar United Neighbors organization.

Posted on 7/30/2019 3:27:23 PM

An evening of jazz in the garden

An IUP music degree graduate is part of a trio performing in Cyprus.

Posted on 7/30/2019 3:23:42 PM

Wicomico County Council fills District 2 seat with a day to spare: Meet the councilwoman

An IUP dietetics graduate is named to serve as a councilwoman in her Maryland county.

Posted on 7/30/2019 3:21:54 PM

Art you can sink your teeth into

An IUP art graduate is part of a regional art exhibition.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:44:49 PM

Grantsville Medical Center offering behavioral health services

An IUP graduate is named to serve in a West Virginia health care facility.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:42:14 PM

FBI agent warns of cyber crimes at Hempfield event

IUP IT information technology security director Paul Grieggs offers comment about cyber security preparation.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:39:54 PM

Western Pa. schools promote ‘instant decision’ for admission

IUP's Decision Day program is highlighted.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:37:14 PM

Beaumont Foundation honors Waynesboro native

A gift to IUP from the Beaumont Foundation honors an IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:35:06 PM

IUP lands high-tech microscope

IUP's National Science Foundation funded Scanning Electronic Microscope is highlighted.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:32:50 PM

Raymond James Hires Pittsburgh Complex Manager

An IUP graduate is selected to manage a Pittsburgh complex.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:30:41 PM

Family donates $25,000 to IUP culinary program

Dr. Hal and Betty Wingard make a donation to the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:27:30 PM

New Milford woman wins collegiate teaching award

A TESOL program graduate is selected for a teaching award.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:22:14 PM

Local school districts grappling with teacher shortages

IUP's role as a teacher preparation institution is highlighted.

Posted on 7/29/2019 1:18:32 PM

BLAST OFF! IUP hosts inaugural math camp

IUP's inaugural Serafini Math Camp ended with a rocket launch.

Posted on 7/22/2019 11:10:01 AM

On anniversary of '77 flood, St. Francis associate professor’s book takes new look at Johnstown flood

An IUP graduate has authored a book about the Johnstown flood and its impact on the region.

Posted on 7/22/2019 11:07:40 AM

Off-duty police navigate ‘gray area’ of when to intervene in potential crimes

A Criminal Justice Training Academy instructor offers comments about police and being "off duty."

Posted on 7/22/2019 11:04:14 AM

Benz foundation announces scholarship winners

Incoming IUP students are selected for a local scholarship program.

Posted on 7/22/2019 10:14:38 AM

Creepy creatures visit scout camp

IUP biology faculty member Dr. Holly Travis conducted a program for Girl Scouts on insects and lizards.

Posted on 7/19/2019 5:41:49 PM

Heart of the Midstate: Autism with a crown

An IUP student who is Miss York County is working to build awareness of autism.

Posted on 7/18/2019 12:54:43 PM

Brunswick’s Danielle Brown Chosen Among Most Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine

Danielle Brown, an IUP computer science and master's degree in information systems graduate, is named to Savoy Magazine's "Most Influential Women in Corporate America."

Posted on 7/18/2019 12:40:24 PM

Barker named principal at Linton Middle School, other administrative changes made

An IUP graduate is named principal of a Pittsburgh area school.

Posted on 7/18/2019 12:35:49 PM

Frank Fontaine has the spirit for developing bar program at new Marriott eateries

An IUP theater graduate is profiled for his work as a food and beverage director.

Posted on 7/17/2019 9:13:50 AM

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Doors Open Pittsburgh's Bonnie Baxter

IUP graduate Bonnie Baxter is profiled as one of the "Personalities of Pittsburgh" for her work as founder and executive director of Open Doors Pittsburgh.

Posted on 7/16/2019 11:31:53 AM

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet(3)

IUP faculty member Dr. Eric Morschhauser is the lead author of a journal article about Auroraceratops, a dinosaur.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:57:07 PM

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Welcomes Steven Wolk as Controller

An IUP graduate is named comptroller of a bank.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:54:11 PM

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet(2)

An IUP faculty member's research on Auroraceratops is published in national journals.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:50:56 PM

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet(1)

Research about a new dinosaur species by faculty member Dr. Eric Morschhauser is published in a national journal.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:48:24 PM

Board oF Ed Finds New Superintendent

An IUP graduate is named superintendent of the Floral Park school district.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:46:02 PM

State enacts changes to help college sex crime victims

An IUP student speaks out about a bill to help make reporting sexual assault easier for college students.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:39:12 PM

Three plays in offing through Footlight Players

IUP's summer theater for youth program concludes with a festival of shows.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:36:18 PM

Tami Dotter

IUP graduate Tami Dotter is recognized for induction into Eberly's Hall of Distinction.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:32:10 PM

Pa. schools ahead of laws governing sex assault reporting

IUP's reporting process is highlighted in an article about anonymous sexual assault reporting.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:26:36 PM

'Trust' and 'integrity' are important goals for Sandy Twp. police chief

A graduate of the IUP Police Academy is named chief of the Sandy Township police department.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:23:45 PM

Small Horned Dinosaur from China, a Triceratops Relative, Walked on Two Feet

An IUP faculty member is the lead author on a research paper on Auroraceratops, a dinosaur species.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:21:00 PM

Restoration underway on historic trolley car

IUP historian and librarian Harrison Wick is working with a local community on a trolley restoration project.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:17:40 PM

Volant resident part of SRU geoscientists team

Researchers from around the region are using IUP's new electron microscope.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:15:17 PM

Raykes leaving planning office

An IUP graduate and adjunct professor is named to head a regional planning office.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:12:21 PM

New exhibitions opening at Greensburg art center and library

An IUP art student has her works on display at a regional art center.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:10:10 PM

Quota presents Gold Scholarships

An IUP student is selected for a speech and hearing scholarship.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:07:39 PM

Town of Boone Hires New Cultural Resources Department Director

An IUP graduate is named to lead a North Carolina cultural trust.

Posted on 7/15/2019 4:05:31 PM

Pennsylvania orders stronger reporting of campus sex assaults

An IUP senior is part of a press conference about a new bill designed to help sexual assault reporting be easier on victims.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:55:25 PM

IUP senior helps spread word about laws on sexual violence

IUP student Adrianna Branin was part of a press conference for a bill to help sexual assault reporting.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:44:55 PM

Greensburg hires planning director

An IUP doctoral graduate and adjunct professor is named to lead the planning department in Greensburg.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:42:13 PM

Ripple named sports editor

An IUP graduate is named as sports editor of a regional newspaper.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:38:41 PM

Wolf signs bill to strengthen student sexual assault reporting at Pa. colleges

IUP student Adrianna Branin is quoted in an article about a bill designed to make it easier to report sexual assault.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:36:42 PM

National teacher shortage affects Pennsylvania

IUP's efforts to recruit and retain teachers is recognized.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:34:40 PM

Nine students receive nursing scholarships

An IUP student is selected for a nursing scholarship.

Posted on 7/15/2019 3:32:01 PM

KAMI ANDERSON: Home woman driven to fight addiction epidemic

IUP graduate Kami Anderson is profiled in the Indiana Gazette's women in business section.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:31:28 PM

SUSAN DELANEY: Leader reflects on life of service

IUP Council of Trustees member Susan Delaney is profiled in a women in business newspaper section.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:28:32 PM

SHERRY RENOSKY: Marketing, promotional prowess fuel success

IUP graduate Sherry Renosky is profiled as a leader in the Indiana Gazette's women in business section.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:24:50 PM

GABBI MILLER MYERS: Spa owner achieves dream born in seventh grade

IUP graduate Gabbi Miller Myers is profiled as a leading woman in business.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:20:56 PM

LAURIE KUZNESKI: Business owner juggles many part-time gigs, too

IUP Trustee Laurie Kuzneski is profiled as one of the community's top women in business.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:19:16 PM

Bank of America names five Philadelphia-area Student Leaders

An IUP student is selected for a program working with the Philadelphia Youth Network.

Posted on 7/3/2019 3:15:27 PM

Waynesboro native honored with gift to scholarship

A Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is honored with a gift in his name to a scholarship at IUP.

Posted on 7/2/2019 4:48:23 PM

IUP students, Salvation Army team up for mentoring effort

IUP students' impact on a community tutoring program is applauded.

Posted on 7/2/2019 4:46:06 PM

Local seniors find friendship, love for felt at Reynoldsville Foundry

IUP's ArtsPath program is sponsoring a number of initiatives to bring arts to rural communities.

Posted on 7/1/2019 12:04:44 PM

Hope Enterprises, Inc. announces new board chairman

An IUP graduate is named chairman of the board of an agency providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Posted on 7/1/2019 11:53:39 AM

Pittsburgh rock band The Clarks playing the Mishler

Distinguished Alumni Award winners The Clarks are featured in a community festival.

Posted on 7/1/2019 11:50:33 AM

Freed hired as Boone's new cultural resources director

An IUP graduate is named cultural resources director for the Boone, N.C. community.

Posted on 7/1/2019 11:47:53 AM

Exhibit will examine Johnstown’s work history

An IUP student is working on an exhibition celebrating the history of Johnstown.

Posted on 6/27/2019 9:52:01 AM

Graduation Held for ACMH Radiology Students

Dr. Tammy Manko, IUP Career and Professional Development Center, presented the commencement address for the graduating class of Armstrong County Memorial Hospital's School of Radiologic Technology.

Posted on 6/26/2019 10:04:17 AM

Spring-Ford names new assistant superintendent

An IUP graduate is named to an administrative position in the Spring Ford school district.

Posted on 6/26/2019 9:45:48 AM

Valley View Terrace residents receive scholarships

An IUP student is honored with a scholarship.

Posted on 6/26/2019 9:36:42 AM

Chief academic officer named at Penn College

An IUP graduate is named to an administrative position at Penn College.

Posted on 6/24/2019 3:58:35 PM

Students in the news(9)

An IUP student is an intern at the Smithsonian Institution's Museums of Asian Art through the Washington Center.

Posted on 6/24/2019 3:56:09 PM

Free lending workshop scheduled for Tuesday

Staff from IUP's Small Business Development Center are offering feedback on business plans for community entrepreneurs.

Posted on 6/24/2019 3:53:55 PM

Inside The Huddle: Using Sports to Drive Business Goals with Paul Beckles

An IUP graduate talks about his experiences in sports marketing.

Posted on 6/24/2019 3:51:25 PM

IUP to continue monitoring of Beaver Run Reservoir

IUP students and faculty will continue a project to monitor water quality at Beaver Run Reservoir.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:51:39 PM

New city planner big on public participation

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as Lock Haven City's city planner.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:48:21 PM

Allentown police department swears in 7 new officers

An IUP graduate is selected to join the Allentown police force.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:45:48 PM

Frazer police hire 5 new officers

IUP Academy graduates are hired for a regional police force.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:42:57 PM

Women Leading The AI Industry, “Know your place; It is right here in this business” with Deana Rhoad(1)

An IUP graduate is interviewed about women in the AI Industry.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:40:17 PM

MAWC spent more than $100,000 for tests following Beaver Run Reservoir gas well breach

IUP's water testing contract with the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County is extended for a ninth year.

Posted on 6/21/2019 4:36:47 PM

Council OKs arts-based initiative

IUP will partner with the community on an arts initiative, connected to IUP's proposed STEAMSHOP.

Posted on 6/19/2019 3:29:02 PM

Aspen Middle School hires new principal

An IUP graduate is named principal of a Colorado school.

Posted on 6/19/2019 9:30:02 AM

Awards and honors

A graduate is honored as one of the inaugural College of Health and Human Services Hall of Distinction members.

Posted on 6/18/2019 4:46:12 PM

LH Introduces New City Planner

Lock Haven names a May graduate as its new city planner.

Posted on 6/18/2019 4:42:43 PM

Michael Christopher Band performing in Ellwood City Saturday

An IUP graduate is head of a band.

Posted on 6/17/2019 2:14:57 PM

Birdsboro native honored with Impact Award from Indiana University

A local woman honored with an Impact Award is profiled.

Posted on 6/17/2019 2:08:18 PM

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church — very welcoming, very vibrant

An IUP graduate, now the rector at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, talks about his path to the ministry.

Posted on 6/17/2019 2:06:00 PM

Rehabilitation work continues on iconic bell tower

IUP is completing renovation of supports around the John Sutton Hall bell tower.

Posted on 6/17/2019 2:01:46 PM

Empathy, compassion a focus in college presentation

A doctoral graduate is recognized for her presentation about compassion and empathy related to the classroom and media.

Posted on 6/17/2019 1:57:43 PM

Rotolo receives Career Women's Club Woman of the Year Honors

An IUP graduate is honored by her local community.

Posted on 6/17/2019 1:52:23 PM

Gold Award Girl Scouts log 5,500 hours of service

An IUP student is honored with a Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.

Posted on 6/17/2019 1:37:09 PM

2 locals among recipients of Impact Award

IUP's College of Education and Communications's Impact Award winners are featured.

Posted on 6/17/2019 1:25:06 PM

Port native honored by IUP

One of the College of Health and Human Services Hall of Distinction Award winners are recognized.

Posted on 6/13/2019 9:05:57 AM

PennDOT digs into past of Summit roundabout site

Students in IUP's archeological services are part of an excavation project in Erie County.

Posted on 6/13/2019 8:50:40 AM

DeVivo joins Family Health Centers

A natural science graduate joins a health care practice.

Posted on 6/13/2019 8:44:59 AM

Senate Adopts Condolence Resolution for Brian Henry Swatt

An IUP student is recognized by the Pennsylvania Senate.

Posted on 6/13/2019 8:42:29 AM

Tawayne Weems appointed interim principal of Daniel Jenkins Academy

An IUP graduate is named principal of a South Carolina school.

Posted on 6/13/2019 8:40:15 AM

IUP senior to compete in Miss Pennsylvania pageant

An IUP student is competing in the Miss Pennsylvania pageant.

Posted on 6/12/2019 10:57:43 AM

Pico Taqueria: Popular Chincoteague eatery moves into Maddox Boulevard building

Two Academy of Culinary Arts graduates expand their restaurant.

Posted on 6/12/2019 10:18:58 AM

PHEAA offers low-cost, no-fee private student loans

IUP's Director of Financial Aid offers comment on the PHEAA private loan program.

Posted on 6/12/2019 10:16:13 AM

Adams signs with Phillies; McGough set to ink rookie deal with Pirates

An IUP student-athlete signs with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Posted on 6/12/2019 10:14:06 AM

It’s Important That Kids Read Proficiently By Third Grade. Only Half Of Pittsburgh Students Do

IUP teacher educators talk about the issue of helping students to learn to read.

Posted on 6/11/2019 9:04:00 AM

Soldier Spotlight: Spc. Courtney Petrauskas

An IUP student in the Army National Guard is spotlighted.

Posted on 6/11/2019 8:14:13 AM

Pittman takes seat in Harrisburg

A late IUP student was remembered at swearing-in ceremonies for Sen. Joe Pittman and Sen. Douglas Mastriano.

Posted on 6/11/2019 8:12:10 AM

The Black Girl Magic is Real—Taliaferro, Bennett latest Pittsburgh Black women to win elections

A former IUP student is leading change in the Pittsburgh community.

Posted on 6/10/2019 11:28:04 AM

IUP selects inaugural Hall of Distinction class

IUP's inaugural College of Health and Human Services Hall of Distinction members are recognized.

Posted on 6/10/2019 11:16:55 AM

Clayton Vasey, Sweet Valley, named to dean’s list at Indiana University

An IUP student is recognized for achieving dean's list status.

Posted on 6/7/2019 1:55:40 PM

j-Aya Barnes recognized by IUP Department of Criminology

An IUP student selected for a criminology scholarship is recognized by Black Press USA.

Posted on 6/7/2019 1:53:47 PM

Eriez® Announces Three Executive Promotions

An IUP graduate is promoted to a leadership position at a national energy company.

Posted on 6/7/2019 11:27:36 AM

IUP programs receive accreditation

Education preparation programs receive accreditation.

Posted on 6/6/2019 2:25:16 PM

Scholarship awarded

A local woman receives a scholarship to IUP from a local organization.

Posted on 6/6/2019 2:23:17 PM

Borough council outlines summer initiatives

IUP interns will assist Indiana Borough on a stormwater education partnership.

Posted on 6/6/2019 9:03:55 AM

Two former Martella's southpaws drafted on Day 3

An IUP student-athlete is drafted and signs with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Posted on 6/6/2019 9:01:34 AM

Bitten by a tick? Here are 16 diseases they carry

IUP's research is part of a story about ticks and Lyme disease.

Posted on 6/6/2019 8:55:09 AM

Study shows broadband woes in Pa.

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll, member of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors, offers comments on a recent report on broadband connectivity.

Posted on 6/5/2019 11:32:05 AM

Fort Necessity undergoes improvements to enhance visitor experience

IUP is part of a project to improve Fort Necessity historical site.

Posted on 6/5/2019 11:15:30 AM

Fashion Forward: Stew Frick is NOT UR QUEER

A former IUP student is creating fashion in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/5/2019 11:11:28 AM

Seven Forest Hills senior athletes select colleges

A student commits to continue his track and field career at IUP.

Posted on 6/5/2019 11:07:24 AM

Students awarded with scholarships from Allied Artists

An incoming Cambria County student wins a scholarship to IUP.

Posted on 6/5/2019 9:22:45 AM

Natalie Looney named principal of Summerour Middle School

An IUP business graduate is selected to serve as principal of a Georgia school.

Posted on 6/5/2019 9:19:52 AM

Soul Platter Café, DAHS partner to host prom dinner

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts student is part of the volunteer cadre at a "pay it forward" cafe.

Posted on 6/5/2019 9:17:36 AM

H-burg Man Receives IUP Criminology Scholarship

A criminology graduate selected for a scholarship is highlighted.

Posted on 6/4/2019 10:07:52 AM

IUP team to present research on biodiversity in Honduras

IUP students presenting in Honduras at a seminar on biodiversity are spotlighted.

Posted on 6/4/2019 10:05:22 AM