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#Giving Tuesday Raises $10,000 in Support of IUP Students

Members of our IUP family showed just how much heart Crimson Hawks have yesterday during IUP’s third Giving Tuesday effort. Just over $10,000 was raised on the nation’s day of giving, with many donors supporting students by making their gift to the Financial Emergency Aid Fund.

Posted on 12/3/2019 3:20:09 PM

Show Your IUP Pride and Help Students on Giving Tuesday

Today, let’s show the world how proud we are to be a part of the IUP family by making a gift on #GivingTuesday! This Giving Tuesday, we are inviting our alumni, family, and friends to join our efforts to provide critical financial support to IUP students who need it the most. Our goal is to reach $10,000.

Posted on 12/2/2019 3:02:46 PM

Save the Date to Celebrate #GivingTuesday

Save the date for December 3 to celebrate #GivingTuesday! Once again, IUP is proud to join organizations around the world for the global celebration of philanthropy this season. Alumni, family, and friends are invited to join our efforts to provide critical financial support to IUP students who need it the most.

Posted on 11/20/2019 3:36:39 PM

Seeking Nominations for IUP Award of Excellence in Volunteer Leadership

Nominees should exhibit exceptional volunteer work on behalf of IUP. Service to IUP may be a single act or it may be a long record of participation and involvement. Alumni and friends may receive this award more than once.  Recipients of this award will be honored at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in April 2020.

Posted on 11/19/2019 1:16:05 PM

Gift Gives IUP Safety Sciences’ Students Hands-On Experience With Industry Equipment

Students coming back this week for classes in safety sciences laboratories at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be using new sampling and monitoring equipment donated by MSA Safety, Inc. to help support the Department of Safety Sciences’ industrial hygiene and construction labs.

Posted on 8/26/2019 3:54:09 PM

IUP Culinary Academy in Punxsutawney to Benefit from Donation from Wingards

A former dean of the College of Health and Human Services and his wife have continued their commitment to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts with a donation to benefit its students.

Posted on 7/25/2019 3:04:06 PM

Beaumont Foundation Honors Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient with Scholarship Support

C. Edward Keller, a 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, has been honored by the Beaumont Foundation of America by a gift to an IUP scholarship named in Keller’s honor.

Posted on 7/3/2019 11:50:48 AM

Longtime Friend of IUP Continues Support of Nursing Students

The wife of an IUP alumnus from Dover, York County, has continued to show devotion to her late husband’s alma mater by supporting Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s nursing students with a recent $30,000 gift.

Posted on 5/14/2019 12:22:12 PM

Gift from Freeport Native to Support Armstrong County Football Players at IUP

As a “thank you” to the IUP community and to recognize football talent in Armstrong County, George “Butch” Aggen’s family is adding $25,000 to the university’s Imagine Unlimited campaign. Aggen, a 1976 graduate, and his family recently established the Aggen Family Football Scholarship at IUP.

Posted on 4/29/2019 3:29:00 PM

IUP Celebrates Volunteers, Progress of Comprehensive Campaign

During its annual Celebration of Philanthropy on the evening of April 5, Indiana University of Pennsylvania celebrated the volunteers and donors behind the ongoing success of its Imagine Unlimited comprehensive fundraising campaign. The event included the presentation of the university’s inaugural Award of Excellence in Volunteer Leadership to Tim and Deb Phillips Cejka.

Posted on 4/5/2019 1:39:47 PM

Thank You, IUP Family

On March 26 more than 850 members of our IUP family joined together to change lives during this year’s #IUPGivingDay. Alumnus Terry Serafini ’61 generously motivated others to make an impact resulting in an excess of $158,000.

Posted on 4/3/2019 2:49:49 PM

University Family Drive Closes TODAY—Last Chance to Join!

The University Family Drive is close to its goal of 825 donors. The drive has been extended to the close of business today. Any employee who hasn’t made their gift yet and wants to be included should do so today—perhaps making the gift that hits our goal. Volunteers and donors are invited to the University Family Victory Reception on Monday, April 8.

Posted on 4/1/2019 10:16:00 AM

University Family Drive Extended Through April 2—Last Chance to Join!

The University Family Drive is close to its goal of 825 donors! The drive has been extended to the close of business on Tuesday, April 2. Any employee who hasn’t made their gift yet and wants to be included should do so today—perhaps making the gift that hits our goal.

Posted on 3/27/2019 4:34:57 PM

IUP Giving Day: Your One Gift Has Double the Impact

Beginning at midnight today through 11:59 p.m. tonight, IUP’s Office of Annual Giving will facilitate the #IUPGivingDay. Thanks to alumnus Terry Serafini ’61, alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends have the chance to give their investment a $50,000 supercharge!

Posted on 3/25/2019 2:59:12 PM

Just a Few Days Remain in the University Family Drive

The University Family Drive is more than 63 percent of the way to the goal of 825 donors. When employees participate, they help to ensure IUP students have the very best experience. The last day to be counted as a donor in this year’s University Family Drive is Friday, March 29.

Posted on 3/15/2019 1:40:31 PM

University Family Drive—Join Our Students in Supporting IUP

Students from each class were issued a big challenge this year by Terry Serafini ’61 to give back to IUP. He generously offered to triple the impact of every student gift of $5 or more made in support of the IUP Food Pantry (up to $25,000) as long as 100 freshmen, 100 sophomores, 100 juniors, and 100 seniors make a gift! They are rising to meet the challenge and have captured over $14,000 toward Serafini’s $25,000 match pool. And the year isn’t over yet.

Posted on 3/8/2019 1:59:39 PM

University Family Drive—The Students Who Benefit

The students recognized for their potential and hard work through the Dean’s Merit Scholarships are examples of how the University Family Drive benefits students.

Posted on 3/1/2019 3:15:20 PM

Today is Philanthropy Day!

Stop by Stapleton Library between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to celebrate donor generosity. Economics professors James and Stephanie Jozefowicz will lead off the program, followed by two student speakers. Sign a thank-you card, get a free t-shirt, hop into the photo booth, and enjoy refreshments.

Posted on 2/27/2019 11:48:36 AM

IUP Community Celebrates Donor Generosity at Philanthropy Day 2019

The IUP community is invited to celebrate donor generosity on IUP Philanthropy Day this Thursday, February 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Stapleton Library Commons. You will have the opportunity to write a thank-you note to an IUP donor to tell them what their generosity means to you and to our students.

Posted on 2/25/2019 3:06:27 PM

University Family Giving—The Power to Choose Your Passion

Through the University Family Drive, IUP employees have the opportunity to choose their passion by supporting any area of campus that is especially meaningful to them. Faculty and staff help students, year after year, by lending their support to more than 200 funds that benefit scholarships and programs.

Posted on 2/22/2019 10:05:11 AM

University Family Drive Begins

The University Family Drive starts today! Through this annual effort, IUP employees come together to support students all over campus. In past years, employee generosity has helped to support a wide range of student scholarships, programs, and activities.

Posted on 2/21/2019 3:53:27 PM

Giving Tuesday Exceeds Goal

IUP’s second Giving Tuesday effort raised a total of $16,247—far exceeding the $10,000 goal—with nearly $8,700 directly supporting the IUP Food Pantry to address food insecurity of IUP students.

Posted on 11/28/2018 3:57:19 PM

Donna and Terry Griffith Establish Endowed Scholarship at IUP

The Terry K. and Donna M. Griffith Endowed Scholarship will provide scholarship support to students who are enrolled full-time and who are pursuing a degree offered by either the Department of Counseling or the Department of Communications Media. For Communications Media students, preference will be given to those involved with the Center for Media Production and Research.

Posted on 11/13/2018 4:30:59 PM

Giving Tuesday Features Food Pantry for Students

You can take a stand against hunger among college students. During the international Giving Tuesday on November 27, you can help create a food pantry for IUP students, ensuring that those in need have access to nutritious food.

Posted on 11/12/2018 3:32:12 PM

Noted Mathemagician Art Benjamin to Visit IUP as Inaugural Serafini Lecturer

Arthur Benjamin, the Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College and a magician, will share his “mathemagic” with the IUP community on October 18 and 19. All of his presentations are free and open to the community.

Posted on 10/9/2018 4:12:17 PM

Organizational Changes in University Advancement Division

Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, vice president for University Advancement, discusses recent updates within the division.

Posted on 10/3/2018 4:37:22 PM

Second Annual Online Auction for Women’s Basketball Now Open

Bid on fun stuff and support the IUP women’s basketball team, fresh off its first-ever NCAA Division II Final Four appearance. You can compete for 23 items that range from autographed collectibles and rounds of golf to on-field sports experiences, a private chef’s dinner, and more!

Posted on 10/1/2018 2:36:00 PM

Scholarship to be Established in Honor of Rhonda Luckey

Rhonda Luckey, who served IUP students and the university community for 30 years—most recently as vice president for Student Affairs—retired from IUP earlier this month. In recognition of her dedication and in honor of her legacy, a scholarship is being established in her name.

Posted on 9/26/2018 1:59:57 PM

Second Annual Online Auction Benefits Women’s Basketball

The women’s basketball team is partnering with Bidding for Good and a variety of alumni and friends who have an interest in supporting our program. The auction will open on October 1 and continue through 5:00 p.m. on October 7, 2018.

Posted on 9/18/2018 2:25:43 PM

Scholarship Established for IUP Students Enrolled in Journalism and Public Relations

The Larry A. Judge Journalism and Public Relations Scholarship provides support to full-time upperclassmen students with high academic marks who are seeking a degree in journalism and public relations.

Posted on 8/26/2018 12:54:46 PM

Scholarship Established for IUP Students from Northumberland County

Both formerly of Northumberland County, Joseph and Susan Kovaleski have established a scholarship to benefit Northumberland County students who are pursuing a degree in education or an education-related field and who are enrolled in the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 8/26/2018 12:45:34 PM

With You, It’s Possible

Thank you, university family! Today, 840 members of the immediate university community have given to IUP, and, as the number continues to climb, our momentum grows stronger. Your hard work and generosity make it possible for our students to not just imagine unlimited possibilities but to also achieve their full potential. If you have yet to make a gift, now’s the time! June 30 is the last day to be counted as a donor during this fiscal year.

Posted on 6/26/2018 1:22:26 PM

Join the IUP Community to Celebrate Dean Michael Hood’s Career

Friends, faculty, staff, alumni, and students are invited to celebrate the career of Michael Hood, dean of the College of Fine Arts, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The event’s proceeds will benefit IUP students.

Posted on 5/15/2018 4:45:17 PM

LMKR’s $2.8-Million Software Grant Gives Future Geologists at IUP True Industry Experience

Students in the IUP Geoscience Department will have access to specialized software, thanks to a $2.8-million grant from petroleum technology company LMKR.

Posted on 5/9/2018 2:22:39 PM

$2.8 Million Software Gift Gives Future Geologists True Industry Experience at IUP

Students at IUP are now the only students in the northeastern United States who have the opportunity to usespecialized software, thanks to the generosity of LMKR, an international petroleumtechnology company.

Posted on 5/4/2018 12:10:23 PM

University Family Campaign Results Video Featured at Victory Celebration

The university community celebrated the 2018 University Family Drive yesterday at a Victory Reception hosted by President Michael Driscoll. The initiative not only achieved goals but also broke records. This video, which was shown at the reception, shares the results.

Posted on 4/26/2018 3:26:18 PM

University Family Drive Extended through April 24

The University Family Drive is close to its goal of 800 donors and has been extended to the close of business Tuesday, April 24. If you haven’t yet made your gift, please do so today.

Posted on 4/20/2018 1:57:00 PM

Just Days Remain in the University Family Drive

The last day to be counted as a donor in this year’s University Family Drive is Friday, April 20, 2018.

Posted on 4/17/2018 2:07:18 PM

Thank You, IUP Family!

Led by Terry Serafini ’61, more than 1,000 members of the IUP family participated in the Imagine Unlimited Giving Challenge and raised more than $152,000.

Posted on 4/13/2018 10:56:14 AM

IUP Announces Imagine Unlimited Campaign; Major Commitments Announced at Celebration

During its annual Celebration of Philanthropy on Friday night, Indiana University of Pennsylvania announced it has increased its comprehensive fundraising campaign goal to $75 million at the same time it announced two multimillion-dollar gifts from alumni with local ties. Called Imagine Unlimited, the campaign originally was expected to reach $40 million, but according to campaign cochair William Madia, an IUP alumnus from Montara, Calif., the generosity of alumni and friends has exceeded expectations.

Posted on 4/13/2018 9:54:32 AM

Imagine Unlimited Possibilities for IUP Students during Today’s Giving Challenge

You can give your IUP investment a $50,000 supercharge, thanks to a challenge gift from alumnus Terry Serafini.

Posted on 4/11/2018 11:10:10 AM

University Family Drive: Join Our Students

Join the more than 550 students who have made gifts to areas of IUP they passionately support, such as the soon-to-be-developed Grant Street Park. The fund drive runs through April 20.

Posted on 4/2/2018 12:01:42 PM

University Family Drive: The Students Who Benefit

By lending financial support to students, you’re helping them change the world after they graduate.

Posted on 3/27/2018 12:29:00 PM

University Family Giving: The Power to Choose Your Passion

Through the University Family Drive, members of the IUP community may follow their passion when choosing from nearly 1,000 funds to support.

Posted on 3/20/2018 10:40:12 AM

University Family Drive Starts This Week!

The University Family Drive kicks off this week, with a goal of raising support from 800 IUP employees before April 20.

Posted on 3/16/2018 10:00:23 AM

$1.4-Million Gift Supports Literacy Center, Other Initiatives

Bill and Judy Scheeren, who serve on the College of Education and Communication’s Advancement Council, have made a generous commitment that will benefit generations of IUP and community students.

Posted on 3/6/2018 10:28:20 AM

IUP Community Celebrates Donor Generosity at Philanthropy Day 2018

Say thanks on Philanthropy Day! Stop by Stapleton Library on Thursday, February 22, 2018, for refreshments and the opportunity to thank those who support IUP scholarships and programs through private support. Jot out a post card of gratitude and get a t-shirt!

Posted on 2/16/2018 2:19:45 PM

Two $1-Million Gifts from Alumni Boost Programs in Mathematics, Science, and Business At IUP

Gifts from Terry Serafini and Bill Madia and Audrey DeLaquil Madia will assist with creating transformative change at IUP.

Posted on 1/2/2018 5:14:34 PM

#GivingTuesday Raises Nearly $10,000 in Support of IUP Scholarships and Programs

Members of our IUP family showed just how much heart Crimson Hawks have yesterday during IUP’s first ever Giving Tuesday effort.

Posted on 11/29/2017 3:47:44 PM

Giving Tuesday at IUP Presents Opportunities to Share and Give

IUP is jumping into #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving, and the university needs your help to spread the word and inspire philanthropic gifts in support of IUP students and promote good works in the greater community.

Posted on 11/27/2017 10:56:57 AM

Fun Opportunities! Online Auction Benefits Women’s Basketball

You can support scholarships and operating funds for the team and choose from an array of items that include professional sports teamtickets. The online auction ends August 25 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

Posted on 8/10/2017 4:26:45 PM

Last Day for University Family 2016–17: Your Gift Means Impact

When you invest in IUP students, you give our world its next teachers, nurses, psychologists, artists, criminologists, journalists, safety professionals, and more. And, if you give before July 1, 2017, you also may have a positive effect on IUP’s ability to receive performance funds for next year. Act now!

Posted on 6/28/2017 3:27:01 PM

IUP to Host State System of Higher Education Advancement Conference

Nearly 130 advancement professionals will attend the 2017 State System of Higher Education Advancement Conference, June 4–6, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 5/31/2017 10:18:36 AM

Record Breaker: Highest Participation Rate, Highest Dollar Amount in University Family Drive

The numbers tell the story about the 2017 University Family Drive’s success, but the students who benefit from your support say thank you. See the totals and a video that expresses their appreciation.

Posted on 4/25/2017 3:44:13 PM

University Family Drive: Last Day!!

The University Family Drive’s extension will end today! If you have made your gift or pledge, thank you!  If you have yet to make your commitment and would like to do so, please be sure to do so before 4:30 on Monday, April 24, 2017!

Posted on 4/21/2017 3:15:59 PM

Crunch Time: University Family Drive Extended, Needs Your Help

The 2017 University Family Drive is at 90 percent participation. With your help, we can reach the goal of 800 donors. Reaching that goal provides IUP with leverage with other donor constituencies and may lead to earning more performance funding from Harrisburg.

Posted on 4/20/2017 2:29:04 PM

Preserving the Grove: Student Philanthropy Council to Make Presentation at IUP Earth Day

As part of its Give to the Grove initiative, the IUP Student Philanthropy Council will participate in the university's Earth Day festivities by presenting a gift to IUP’s Allegheny Arboretum. The event takes place at noon on Friday, April 21, 2017, in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 4/19/2017 3:22:47 PM

Hundreds Celebrate Endowed Scholarships at Annual Event

Donors, trustees of endowed scholarships, and students honored philanthropic generosity at IUP's fourth annual Celebration of Endowed Scholarships April 7, 2017.

Posted on 4/19/2017 9:47:42 AM

Only a Few Days Remain To Be Counted in University Family Drive

It’s countdown time! The last day to be counted as a donor in this year’s University Family Drive is Friday, April 21, 2017.

Posted on 4/18/2017 1:45:24 PM

Last Week for 2017 University Family Drive: Sutton Scholarship Invests in the Best

The week of April 17 is the last one in the University Family Drive. If you haven’t yet made your gift, consider the Sutton Scholarship, which is used to recruit the best and brightest students to IUP.

Posted on 4/14/2017 10:41:35 AM

University Family Drive: Investing With Our Students, For Our Students

If you make your commitment to the Foundation for IUP today, you’ll be doing so along with hundreds of graduating seniors. Today is Salute to Grads Day at the IUP Co-op Store, and many seniors are picking up their graduation regalia and making their senior class gift.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:10:27 PM

University Family Drive: Dean’s Merit Scholarships Make a Direct Impact

Not sure how best to designate your 2017 University Family gift? Consider Dean’s Merit Scholarships, designated to the college of your choice. Learn more!

Posted on 3/28/2017 1:50:23 PM

University Family Giving: You Have Power with Your Choice

You can make a positive impact on any area of the university through the University Family Drive. New this year: Enhancement funds have been established for each academic department!

Posted on 3/20/2017 12:55:09 PM

We Make the Difference: University Family Drive Starts Today

When you invest in IUP students, you also affect IUP’s ability to obtain more performance funding. When you participate in the University Family Drive, you make a real difference for students and for everyone at IUP. See the details and take action!

Posted on 3/17/2017 11:23:37 AM

Philanthropy Day 2017: Celebrate Donor Generosity Today!

Make your way today to Stapleton Library to thank those who invest in the IUP experience. Between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., you can grab a bite to eat, jot out a post card to thank a donor, and, while supplies last, receive a Philanthropy Day t-shirt.

Posted on 2/22/2017 1:59:31 PM

IUP Community Celebrates Donor Generosity at Philanthropy Day 2017

Say thanks on Philanthropy Day! Stop by Stapleton Library on Thursday, February 23, 2017, for refreshments and the opportunity to thank those who support IUP scholarships and programs through private support. Jot out a post card of gratitude and get a t-shirt!

Posted on 2/16/2017 10:06:11 AM

Part of Our Stories: University Advancement Releases 2015–16 Donor Report

The University Advancement Division distributes this week its annual donor report, this year titled “You Are Part of Our Stories.” IUP faculty and staff members are receiving a courtesy copy in campus mail.

Posted on 10/26/2016 4:43:05 PM

Your Time, Your Gift Create Opportunities

As IUP prepares to close the books on another fiscal year, members of our university family who have yet to make a gift to the Foundation for IUP are invited to do so. Your tax-deductible gift can make an impact in the areas that we work in each day. Your gift may also help IUP secure important funding from the commonwealth next year.

Posted on 6/28/2016 1:06:35 PM

Online Donor Challenge Reaches New Heights

IUP’s online donor challenge, Change Our World, attracted the support of new and existing donors, all to benefit students and the university community. See the results, and find access to the stories that helped to make the case for support.

Posted on 6/9/2016 3:41:46 PM

Change Our World Today: Support IUP Students, Double the Impact of Your Gift

You can make the world a better place. After all, IUP students are our world's future leaders and solutionists. During the Change Our World donor challenge, today only (June 8, 2016), your gift to any scholarship or program at IUP will be doubled. Help us spread the word in your IUP network, and let everyone know that an IUP education can #ChangeOurWorld.

Posted on 6/7/2016 1:07:12 PM

Change Our World: IUP’s June 8 Donor Challenge Looks to Impact the Student Experience

Through social media, direct e-mails, and more, IUP willchallenge alumni, friends, parents, and anyone who has a stake in the futureto participate in its annual donor challenge. The theme of this day of giving isChange Our World, and all gifts to the Foundation for IUP will be matched by ananonymous donor. You pick your passion—scholarships, academic programs,athletic teams. However you designate your gift, the anonymous donor will matchit.

Posted on 5/13/2016 3:06:07 PM

Cybersecurity Lab Named in Memory of Maple

At its May 2016 meeting, the IUP Council of Trustees voted to name the Department of Computer Science's cybersecurity lab in memory of one of its founding professors, and in recognition of a philanthropic commitment from his family.

Posted on 5/5/2016 2:50:44 PM

University Family Drive Crushes Goal for Third Consecutive Year

The 2016 University Family Drive exceeded its goal of 800 participants. To those who gave, thank you, and please plan to attend the April 18 victory celebration!

Posted on 4/14/2016 1:50:48 PM

96 Percent to Goal: University Family Drive Ends Today

University Family Drive officially ends today! If youhaven’t made your gift to the Foundation for IUP in support of IUP students, the time to act is now!

Posted on 4/12/2016 3:07:27 PM

University Family Drive Extended through April 13

With just 100 participants shy of meeting a goal of 800, the Annual Giving Office has extended the University Family Drive through Wednesday, April 13. Your gift not only benefits IUP students, it also brings IUP closer to meeting its individual donor goal—and that could mean more performance funding. IUP is our university, and its future is in our hands! Please participate in the University Family Drive today!

Posted on 4/7/2016 1:40:51 PM

Your Investment Brings the Best

Through the University Family Drive, you can invest in our own students’ success by supporting the Sutton Scholarship, IUP’s premier recruitment scholarship for bright students.

Posted on 4/1/2016 3:35:06 PM

University Family: When Students Follow Your Lead, Philanthropy Comes Full Circle

Let IUP students be your inspiration to participate in the University Family Drive. This fiscal year, more than 400 graduating seniors so far have given to the Senior Class Gift. They have chosen to reinvest in their own university, in our work, and in the next generation of students. Follow their lead, and support the University Family Drive today!

Posted on 3/30/2016 2:09:25 PM

Seniors: Make Your Mark Through Senior Class Gift

Seniors can make a lasting impression on IUP through the Senior Class Gift—immediately or at the March 29 Salute to Graduates Event. Those who do will receive the special Philanthropy Cord that they wear at graduation. See how your participation makes an impact.

Posted on 3/25/2016 11:02:20 AM

Grateful Faces: Students Appreciate the Dean’s Merit Scholarship

The Dean’s Merit Scholarship is one of many scholarship programs that benefit from the University Family Drive. When you give and designate your gift to Dean’s Merit Scholarships, you help students like those pictured here—and many more!

Posted on 3/22/2016 1:57:00 PM

Your University Family Gift at Work: Dean’s Merit and Sutton Scholarships, Athletics, and More

Compelling reasons to participate in the University Family Drive abound! Your charitable gift does great work assisting IUP students. Learn about the impact of last year’s drive, then please give today!

Posted on 3/14/2016 3:43:32 PM

University Family Drive: Your Participation Equals Power

Today marks the beginning of the University Family Drive. When you participate, you not only make a statement that you believe in the work we do at IUP and help students, you also affect IUP’s ability to be rewarded with performance funding. Check your mailbox, review the materials, and pledge your support today.

Posted on 3/11/2016 2:45:06 PM

They Supported You: Thank Donors at Philanthropy Day Today

Come to Stapleton Library between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the generosity of alumni and friends who supported the IUP experience through private gifts. President Driscoll, the Student Philanthropy Council, and the IUP Ambassadors invite you to have a bite to eat while you jot out a postcard of thanks, get a photo taken that you can share in social media, and get a t-shirt, while supplies last.

Posted on 2/24/2016 10:55:15 AM

New Staff Members Join University Advancement Team

Two new college development officers and a researcher are now working on behalf of IUP’s advancement initiatives.

Posted on 2/23/2016 11:03:02 AM

Celebrate Donor Generosity at IUP Philanthropy Day This Thursday

The entire IUP community is invited to celebrate the generosity of those who make charitable gifts to IUP at Philanthropy Day, February 25, in Stapleton Library. Those gifts positively impact everyone who studies and works at IUP. This is your chance to say thanks! The event includes a photo booth (take a photo and share it on social media), refreshments, t-shirts, and more.

Posted on 2/19/2016 10:19:59 AM

Trustee Endows Scholarship in Memory of Wife

Posted on 9/17/2015 4:23:11 PM

Development Officer Takes American Guild of Organists Appointment

Posted on 9/1/2015 3:22:05 PM

Your Gift to University Family Builds a Better IUP Experience

As IUP prepares to close the books on another fiscal year, members of our University Family who have yet to make a gift to the Foundation for IUP are invited to do so.  Your tax deductible gift can make an impact in the areas that we work each day. It will benefit students and will help the university a

Posted on 6/29/2015 9:52:56 AM

Graduates May Leave Their Mark on IUP Through Senior Class Gift

Posted on 4/27/2015 1:44:40 PM

Benefactors, Students Celebrate Endowed Scholarships

Recipients of endowed scholarships at IUP and their benefactors recently celebrated philanthropy at IUP at the Celebration of Endowed Scholarships in the Ed Fry Arena of Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Nearly 200 students and donors attended the annual dinner. Logan Feronti (shown in the top photo)

Posted on 4/15/2015 12:10:09 PM

Smash Success! University Family Drive Exceeds Goal

Posted on 4/8/2015 4:05:01 PM

University Family Drive Extended through April 8

You asked, we listened! As the University Family Drive wound down to its last hours on Friday afternoon, the staff in the Office of Annual Giving received numerous email and phone requests for a brief extension. To fairly afford everyone the ability to participate and take advantage of the drive-specific ma

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:20:47 PM

Time Is Almost Gone: University Family Drive Ends Today

The University Family Drive is drawing to a close. Today is the final day to make your commitment to the Foundation for IUP as a part of the drive. To date, more than 625 IUP faculty and staff have given this year, taking the University Family Drive to 83 percent of its goal of 750 donors. We can achieve ou

Posted on 4/2/2015 2:05:34 PM

Celebrate the Men’s Basketball Team as National Finalists

Posted on 4/1/2015 3:43:11 PM

Double Your University Family Gift Today Through Giving Challenge Match

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:33:21 PM

Join Graduating IUP Seniors by Making Your Commitment to the Foundation for IUP

Posted on 3/30/2015 9:54:01 PM

Support Sutton Scholarship in University Family Drive; Foundation Will Match It

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:12:56 PM

University Family Drive: The Faces of Your Generosity

Posted on 3/16/2015 3:36:27 PM

University Family Drive: Your Investment Works for All of Us

When you give a charitable gift to our university, you create opportunities for everyone.    All faculty and staff members received University Family Drive materials in campus mail. Your participation is important--not only because it demonstrates to alumni and others that we believe we're worth their

Posted on 3/2/2015 11:01:24 AM

University Family Drive: You and Your Contribution Make Big Things Happen

Posted on 2/27/2015 2:17:39 PM

It's Fun to Say Thanks!

Roughly a thousand students and others gathered at Stapleton Library commons or on the Punxsutawney Campus to celebrate and say thanks to those who support IUP during the 2015 Philanthropy Day festivities on February 26. Speakers included President Michael Driscoll (shown fourth from right in the photo with m

Posted on 2/26/2015 2:57:42 PM

Philanthropy Day: Celebrate Alumni and Friends and Their Gifts to the IUP Experience

Posted on 2/19/2015 10:31:19 AM

Family Endows Anthropology Scholarship

An existing scholarship for anthropology students at IUP will now continue on in perpetuity, thanks to the generosity of the family of the university’s first anthropology faculty member. On the eighth anniversary of her death, the family of Dr. Anja Olin-Fahle has endowed

Posted on 11/24/2014 9:22:43 AM

2013–14 Summary of Giving Now Available Online

The online version of a report that provides an overview of private support to IUP during the last fiscal year

Posted on 11/7/2014 3:29:17 PM

At Salute to Grads on Tuesday, Make Your Mark Through Senior Class Gift

Posted on 10/23/2014 4:29:29 PM

Tell Us When Your Students or Programs Benefit from Private Gifts

Posted on 10/6/2014 11:30:38 AM

Cogswell Hall Performance Area Named for DiCicco

Posted on 9/19/2014 3:18:53 PM

Business Students from Western Pennsylvania Benefit from New Scholarship

An IUP alumnus has established a scholarship fund at IUP tomemorialize his late father. Ken Sosnick ’03 has given the Foundation for IUP $25,000 to establish the Andrew Sosnick MemorialScholarship, which will benefit sophomore and junior students from westernPennsylvania who are enrolled in the Eberly

Posted on 6/20/2014 2:31:01 PM

Military-Related Students Receive Boost from Alumnus’s Generosity

A gift from an alumnus complements a new step IUP has taken toward its commitment to providing resources to military-related families. Several years ago, Stephen Abel, a member of the Class of 1973, included provisions for IUP in his will to create an emergency fund for veterans as they enroll or return to IUP and

Posted on 5/6/2014 3:36:43 PM

Overwhelming Response: University Family Drive Exceeds Goal

Posted on 4/11/2014 12:10:16 PM

15k in a Day Donor Challenge Smashes Expected Goal

5k in a Day, a 24-hour, online fundraising appeal, raised more than $52,256 for IUP.

Posted on 4/10/2014 1:30:31 PM

University Family Drive Ends Today

Posted on 4/3/2014 4:07:57 PM

Celebration Salutes Student Scholarship Awardees and Benefactors

At a dinner in Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, two IUP students provided their thanks on behalf of all students who have benefited from scholarship support provided by alumni and friends of who have established endowment funds in the Foundation for IUP.  Sarah Peles, a

Posted on 4/3/2014 3:07:07 PM

Beginning at Noon! Help IUP Raise $15k in a Day!

Beginning at noon today through noon tomorrow (April 2 and 3, 2014), IUP alumnus Ric Clark ’80 will match the first $15,000 in gifts received to IUP as a part of the $15k in a Day Giving Challenge .  As an entrepreneur turned senior managing partner and CEO of global real estate holdings for Brookf

Posted on 4/1/2014 12:58:47 PM

Graduating Students Leave Their Mark Through the Senior Class Gift

Posted on 3/26/2014 11:35:13 AM

University Family Drive 80 Percent to Goal: Questions? We Have Answers!

With two weeks left to go, the University Family Drive is 80 percent to the goal of 550 donors. So far, faculty and staff have committed more than $93,000 to 174 different programs and funds across campus. If you’ve already made your commitment—thank you!  Please consider helping to move us closer to our goal by

Posted on 3/21/2014 2:04:06 PM

Dean’s Merit Scholarships Directly Support Students; You Can Help Via University Family Drive

Posted on 3/7/2014 1:39:29 PM

Your University Family Gifts at Work: IUP APSCUF Scholarship, Fund for the IUP Library, and More

Posted on 3/3/2014 11:06:41 AM

2014 University Family Drive Kicks Off With Healthy Start

The University Family Drive kicks off today, Monday, March 3, and your participation will have a positive impact on the student experience and on the financial health of the university. Giving is easily accomplished through payroll deduction or an outright gift. Check your department mailbox for materia

Posted on 2/27/2014 5:33:55 PM

A Thousand Thanks! Philanthropy Day Celebration a Big Hit

Posted on 2/27/2014 3:57:18 PM

Today Is Philanthropy Day: Celebrate the Power of Private Gifts to IUP

Posted on 2/26/2014 9:28:17 AM

Celebrate the Generosity of Others at Philanthropy Day

Posted on 2/21/2014 4:52:02 PM

Valentine-Gray Tagged for Pittsburgh Women of Achievement Award

IUP’s Pittsburgh regional advancement officer has been chosen with 26 others to be honored with the ninth annual Women of Achievement Awards. This is the second award for Debra Valentine-Gray, who worksin IUP’s office at 20 Stanwix Street in Pittsburgh. The awards program, which benefits the Cribs fo

Posted on 2/18/2014 2:59:49 PM

Gift to IUP from Alumni Couple to Provide Scholarships for Students from Pennsylvania Northern Tier Counties

A scholarship fund established by an alumni couple willbenefit Indiana University of Pennsylvania students from the commonwealth’sNorthern Tier counties. Paul and Susan Miller have designated their gift, in excessof $101,000, to establish the Northern Tier Scholarship.  Eligible students will have at le

Posted on 2/7/2014 3:04:57 PM

Alumni Couple's Commitment Sets New Science Facility in Motion

The retired president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company and his wife have supported a new sciences and mathematics building at IndianaUniversity of Pennsylvania with a $1.25 million gift. Tim and Debra Cejka, of Houston, Texas, and Latrobe, bothare IUP graduates.  Their gift is thefirst made toward the

Posted on 1/27/2014 9:20:18 AM

Alcoa Foundation’s Grant Memorializes Alumna Janell Abbott Through Scholarship

A four-year scholarship created by Alcoa Foundation in memory of an Indiana University of Pennsylvania alumna has been awarded to a Pittsburgh area student. Veronica Caro, a freshman chemistry major from Swissvale, has been awarded the Janell Abbott Memorial Chemistry Scholarship, a renewable schol

Posted on 12/9/2013 4:01:18 PM

Quarter-Million-Dollar Gift Establishes Women’s Leadership Program at IUP

A gift to IUP from a Baltimore-area family foundation will enable the university to create a new Women’s Leadership Program. The Shattuck Family Foundation’s gift of $250,000 establishes the Molly George Shattuck ’89 Leadership Fund, which will provide conference and retreat opportunities for female students in

Posted on 12/9/2013 11:42:28 AM

58 Percent to Goal: Senior Class Gift Drive Needs Your Help!

Seniors looking forward to graduation in December or May have the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy through the Senior Class Gift

Posted on 11/26/2013 4:32:49 PM

Geography and Math Scholarship Receives Refresh from Benefactors

The Daniel and Diane Griffith Geography and MathematicsScholarship at IUP has received a boost, thanks to a pledge of support from itsnamesake. Daniel Griffith ’70, M’72 and his wife, Diane, establishedthe scholarship several years ago to benefit students who pursue degrees in geography and mathematics

Posted on 11/19/2013 1:46:32 PM

New Fund at IUP Establishes Scholarship for Student Teachers

A scholarship established in memory of an IUP alumna will benefit future student teachers for years tocome. A gift from Warren K. Martin, of Honey Brook, Pa., made inmemory of his wife, Eileen, creates the fund from which a scholarship will beawarded.

Posted on 11/12/2013 8:38:57 AM

2012–2013 Giving Summary Now Available: IUP Saw Increases in Philanthropic Generosity

More alumni and more employees lent their philanthropic support to IUP during 2011-2012 fiscal year

Posted on 10/15/2013 1:42:00 PM

Magnificent! Hawk Sculpture Unveiled in Kovalchick Complex

Posted on 9/17/2013 8:00:00 PM

Text Norm, Win Prizes, Join the Student Philanthropy Council

Students have two great opportunities connected to supporting IUP as a philanthropy. Join the Student Philanthropy Council, or, if you are up for the challenge, participate in the Text Norm campaign for the chance to win fun prizes. Certain Fridays this year will be designated as Philanthropy Fridays. The

Posted on 8/22/2013 2:33:23 PM

Gift Honors IUP Alumni, Establishes Library, Creates Scholarship

An area philanthropist’s gift of $100,000 to Indiana University of Pennsylvania honors two alumni and long-time Indiana residents. In honor of Walt and Sue Lewis of Indiana, Nell Jack, of Indiana and Scottsdale, Ariz., is establishing a resource library to support new energy-related academic programming being devel

Posted on 6/21/2013 3:06:40 PM

96 Percent to Goal: Number of People Who Give to IUP Nears Record Number

In the final weeks of the fiscal year, IUP is making a final push to garner more philanthropic support from alumni and friends

Posted on 6/17/2013 4:15:05 PM

Matching Gift from ExxonMobil Brings More than $25,000 to IUP

Posted on 5/16/2013 3:36:46 PM

OB Sim Lab Receives Help from Bork Family Fund

One of the IUP nursing simulation labs has received a boost from the Bork Family Fund, administered through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. The grant from the Bork family helped to purchase two simulation manikins in the obstetrics simulation lab in Putt Hall. Members of the family visited the la

Posted on 5/16/2013 2:49:37 PM

Pittsburgh Advancement Officer Named Woman of Excellence

Debra Valentine-Gray, IUP’s Pittsburgh regional advancement officer, has been named a 2013 Woman of Excellence by the New Pittsburgh Courier.   Women of Excellence are nominated because they have excelled in positions not traditionally held by African-Americans and women. Among her accomplishments at IUP, Va

Posted on 5/16/2013 11:34:44 AM

Senior Class Gift: Give and Be Noticed at Commencement

Posted on 5/8/2013 5:35:29 PM

500in24: Online Challenge Seeks New Donors

IUP is issuing a new challenge to increase the number of private gifts that benefit the university by operating its first online donor challenge.

Posted on 5/7/2013 4:15:04 PM

Senior Class Gift: $20.13 Will Leave a Legacy in New Building

Posted on 4/11/2013 3:25:37 PM

Just 100 to Go! University Family Campaign Nears Goal, But Needs Your Help!

Posted on 4/8/2013 5:07:35 PM

Family Campaign Surpasses 60 Percent, Assists Meeting Performance Measure

With two weeks to go, the University Family Campaign has surpassed the 60 percent mark, bringing IUP just a bit closer to meeting a performance measure. Faculty and staff who give to IUP through the campaign may designate their gifts to benefit any of the university's programs, including their own department's sp

Posted on 4/1/2013 9:53:09 AM

Participation Is the Goal of University Family Campaign

Posted on 3/1/2013 6:31:04 PM

IUP Celebrates Donor Generosity February 28

Posted on 2/8/2013 3:29:52 PM

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