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IUP Delegation to Participate in Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Ten students from IUP will attend the 15th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium, hosted by the Appalachian Regional Commission, on December 4 and 5, 2015.

Posted on 12/2/2015 3:29:26 PM

Yoga Featured at Third Annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

The third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival will open its Saturday, September 12 show with yoga sessions for both adults and children.

Posted on 9/3/2015 9:12:37 AM

Carlos Barata to Kick Off Weekend of Music at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

Carlos Barata will take the stage at the downtown Indiana Theater on Thursday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. to kick off the third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival.

Posted on 9/2/2015 2:37:20 PM

Storytelling and Liars Contest to be Held at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

The first Storytelling and Liars Contest will be held at the 2015 Northern Appalachian Folk Festival on September 12 in downtown Indiana. Storytelling is enormously popular in many folk festivals throughout the United States, including the recent Three Rivers Story Telling Festival in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 8/31/2015 12:16:44 PM

Economic Report to be Presented at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

Kostas Skordas, director of the Division of Regional Planning and Research of the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington, D.C. will provide an overview of the report “Economic Progress and Challenges in the Appalachian Region Since 1965” on September 12.

Posted on 8/31/2015 12:15:33 PM

Rusted Root and Coastal Remedy Headlining at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Sept. 11–12

The third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival will be held in downtown Indiana in September with headlining acts that include Rusted Root and Coastal Remedy, plus more live music, workshops, visual art, food vendors, children’s activities, storytelling, dance, and a car show.

Posted on 6/19/2015 12:34:52 PM

Seeds Club President McCormick Featured as Regional Newsmaker

Gretchen McCormick was featured in Trib Live as a regional newsmaker. A biology student, McCormick was recently awarded the IUP Women’s Senior Leadership Award for her role as the head of the SEEDS club and the coordinator of the first annual Community Seed Swap at IUP.

Posted on 4/24/2015 12:41:48 PM

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