Six O’Clock Series

  • The Six O’Clock Series provides IUP students, employees, and community members an opportunity to learn about current issues and approach familiar topics from a new perspective.

    Programs occur on Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom. Programs end at 7:30 p.m. Check the schedule for the program links. A listing of Six O’Clock Series events is also available as a poster (PDF file).

    All lectures are free and available to the public as well as the campus community. The lectures are targeted to an audience of college students and employees so all topics may not be appropriate for children.

  • Bills, Budgets, and Benefits
    September 14: This workshop will go over some tips, tricks, and tools to understand budgeting, debt and repayment strategies, and what to expect as you begin your professional career.
    The Constitution, Pandemics, and Racial Inequity: What Would the Founders Say?
    September 21: To commemorate National Constitution Day, we’ll have four of the authors of the Constitution to discuss the work they did in writing the Constitution and to talk to you directly.
    Suicide Awareness and Prevention with the Suicide Task Force of Indiana County
    September 28: The Suicide Task Force of Indiana County will have a panel discussion on suicide and suicide prevention. They will feature a number of resources available in Indiana County and information on the free Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training they offer.
    Voting 101
    October 5: Learn what you need to know to vote in November 2020 and beyond!
    Where in the World Is...
    October 12: Join us as we kick off International Education Week with a fun, interactive, virtual game show to test your knowledge on all things international.
    Alumni Panel: Metropolitan Careers
    October 19: Join us for our Metropolitan Careers Alumni Panel, as we bring in some of our most successful alumni to talk about their careers, life in the city, and so much more.
    Designing Tomorrow: Crafting a Life and Career of Purpose and Joy
    October 26: We all know people who complain about their jobs or who don’t like their work and career. It’s not supposed to be like that, and it’s partially in your hands. Join us and guest Dr. John Rindy to get a head start on designing your dream life and career.
    The Long Road to US Immigration
    November 2: Panelists will address the long, complicated, and expensive journey that is immigrating to the US legally.
    Honoring Veterans Day
    November 9: In honor of Veterans Day, join us for this program to honor those who have served and are currently serving our nation.