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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
This is a time to focus on a crime that affects one in four women and one in seven men. Every year, the Haven Project challenges our campus to combat this crime by learning more about it.
Celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Join the IT Support Center in this national initiative to ensure that every American has the resources needed to stay safe online.
Maloney Recognized as Outstanding Entrepreneur by Center for Family Business
The Center for Family Business recognized Nancy Maloney ’95, owner of Maloney’s Coin Laundry of Indiana, as an outstanding entrepreneur on September 19, 2014.
Two Eclipses and a Martian Comet: Free Planetarium Shows at IUP
October brings a predawn lunar eclipse, a late-afternoon partial solar eclipse, and a comet making a close encounter with Mars. Take a closer look on Thursday, October 2, and again on Saturday, October 4.
Core Four Business Planning Course Starts October 1
The Small Business Development Center and the Center for Family Business invite business owners to participate in Core Four, a business planning course to teach entrepreneurs the four core bodies of knowledge: success planning, market planning, cash flow planning, and operations planning.
Register Now for “The Renegade History of the United States”
This Community University Studies course, beginning Friday, October 3, tells the story of how some of the most unlikely individuals, groups, and organizations brought new ideas, lifestyles, and cultural change to the center of American culture.
Want to Study in Australia?
Come to the HUB Monongahela Room on October 7 at 4:30 p.m. to discover how you can study business, hospitality management, and other related fields at one of our direct enroll partners in Australia.
New Chemistry Internship and REU Postings
Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website. New opportunities are posted weekly.
African American Cultural Center Alumni Reunion, October 11
The African American Cultural Center will be hosting an Alumni Reunion during this year's Homecoming on Saturday, October 11 from 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at the KCAC.
African American Cultural Center Cultural Enrichment Night, October 10
The African American Cultural Center will be hosting their Annual Homecoming Cultural Enrichment Night on Friday, October 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cozumel Mexicano Restaurante.
IUP Pride Alliance Meeting, October 2
IUP Pride Alliance will be having a meeting on Thursday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room.
Psychology to Host Fourth Annual State System Conference October 4
Researchers from Shippensburg, West Chester, Bloomsburg, and Kutztown universities will present and discuss their research projects.
Geoscience’s Taylor Kicks Off “Science Inspires” Series with Talk on Trilobites, October 2
Professor John Taylor will give a talk titled “Chasing Trilobites (and other long-dead creatures) in Alaska: A ‘deep time’ study of the 49th state." 
Summer 2014 List of Graduates Announced
The Registrar's list of students who graduated from IUP in August 2014. 
Eleventh Annual LGBT Film Festival
The Indiana Cares Campaign to End Homophobia will kick off its 11th annual LGBT Film Festival on Sunday, October 5, with an opening reception for all campus and community members.
Pintauer from Duquesne University to Give This Week’s Chemistry Seminar
Tomislav Pintauer will present “Highly Efficient Synthesis of Copper(I)-Cyanide Frameworks Employing Photodecomposition of Free Radical Diazo Initiator (AIBN)” on Friday, October 3.
“Annie Hall” Playing Thursday Night
Annie Hall, winner of the Oscar for Best Picture, will be shown on Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the IUP library.
McNair Application Deadline Announced
The deadline for applying for the McNair Scholars Program is November 28, 2014.
Anderson Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
John Anderson, Department of Sociology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for his project, “Maintenance Activity Training (MAT) for Asphalt Joint/Crack Sealing.”
Musical Theater Alumnus York On Next Leg of Creative Career
Joe York (IUP ’12—Musical Theater) recently moved back to Pittsburgh after living in NYC for two years pursuing/receiving an MFA in musical theatre writing from the Tisch School of the Arts.
Autism Speaks U Meeting, October 2
Autism Speaks U will be having a meeting on Thursday, October 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Uhler Hall Room 111.
BACCHUS Acoustic and Art Night, October 1
BACCHUS will be hosting an Acoustic and Art Night on Wednesday, October 1 from 8:00–10:00 p.m. in The Suites on Maple East Room G-18.
Voices of Joy Rehearsal, October 4
Voices of Joy will be holding a rehearsal on Saturday, October 4 from 4:30–6:00 p.m. at 418 Church Street.
Turn the Red Zone Green and Learn What You Can Do to End Sexual Violence
The Haven Project will host a violence prevention program on Wednesday, October 1, during the Center for Student Life’s Own It! Week.
2014 Homecoming Breakfast for Computer Science and Mathematics Alumni
Alumni from the Computer Science Department and Mathematics Department are invited to the annual Homecoming Breakfast on October 11.
Undergraduate Student Research Activities and Support
IUP encourages and supports undergraduate students who are interested in presenting and publishing their research.
Business Honors Program Students Gather for Fall Meeting and Leadership Event
Students in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s Business Honors Program recently gathered for their annual fall kick-off meeting on September 9.
Special Education Department Raises Record Amount for Ovarian Cancer Research
The fourth annual Confections for a Cause event raised a record amount of money—over $1,300 to support the research efforts of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
Food and Nutrition Students Help at Community Garden Event
IUP Department of Food and Nutrition undergraduate students helped with the Indiana Community Garden Fall Clean Up on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
Students Expand Life Skills
Students at the IUP Punxsutawney campus recently spent their time serving others as they created “get well” and “thinking of you” messages sent to children at Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital. They also made cards of support and gratitude for members of the military.
Business Organizations Staying Busy With Fall Events
With the fall semester underway, students are immersing themselves in their studies and the many opportunities available to them. Eberly’s student business organizations are seeking out these opportunities and have been staying busy this fall semester.
Improve Your Japanese
Looking for a chance to improve your Japanese? The Japanese conversation group will be meeting every Thursday.
Garcia and Colleague Awarded Grant for Substance Use Disorders Project
Victor Garcia, director of MARTI and professor of anthropology, and a colleague received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for their research project, “Use of Mutual-Help Recovery Houses by Latino Migrant Laborers with Substance Use Disorders.”
Fair and Students Publish on Understanding the Chemical Industry’s Needs of Current Bachelor-Level Graduates
Elyse Kleist, Dylan Stoy, and Justin Fair of the IUP Chemistry Department published “A Survey of Industrial Organic Chemists: Understanding the Chemical Industry’s Needs of Current Bachelor-Level Graduates” in the Journal of Chemical Education.
Food and Nutrition Welcomes Hsiao to Faculty
The Department of Food and Nutrition is excited to welcome Pao Ying Hsiao.
Apply To Be a Student Ambassador in Milan, Italy
Applications are open for the USA Pavilion Student Ambassador Program at the next World’s Fair in Italy.
Writing Center to Host Workshop on Giving Dynamic Presentations
You’ve given presentations, but are they dynamic? What makes a presentation dynamic? Writing Center assistant director Kelsey Hixson-Bowles will lead this interactive workshop, open to all students, on Wednesday, October 1.
The 2014–15 IUP Dietetic Internship Class
A new class of dietetic interns in the Department of Food and Nutrition started in August 2014 and are hard at work in their first rotation.
Get Your Tickets for Homecoming Monte Carlo Night
Homecoming Monte Carlo Night will be on Saturday, October 11 from 9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. at the KCAC.
Hospitality Travel Club Meeting, October 1
Hospitality Travel Club will be having a meeting on Wednesday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m. in Ackerman Hall Room 110B to discuss their Las Vegas Trip.
2014 Information Assurance Day
The Institute for Information Assurance at IUP, in collaboration with the IT Support Center and the Computer Science Department, will host the seventh annual Information Assurance Day on October 30.
Litton Quartet Performs October 7
The Sound Choices series, representing IUP Music Department’s premier performances, will present the Litton Quartet on October 7, 2014.
Chrispell and Donley to Give Workshops on Python Programming Language
John Chrispell and Ed Donley of the Mathematics Department will present two workshops on the Python programming language on October 9 and October 16, 2014.
Japanese Tea Ceremony, October 9
The IUP Japanese Program will host a Japanese Tea Ceremony from 10:20 to 11:50 a.m. on October 9 in the HUB’s Monongahela Room.
Papakie Named Business Communicator of the Year
Michele Papakie, Department of Journalism, was honored as the Business Communicator of the Year by the Pittsburgh chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.
Spring Manufacturers Institute Names Helmrich-Rhodes New Regulatory Compliance Consultant
Laura Helmrich-Rhodes, Safety Sciences, was appointed the new regulatory compliance consultant for Spring Manufacturers Institute.
NSA Opportunities for Cyber Professionals
The National Security Agency has a number of openings for full-time positions in all of its mission areas. Students receiving degrees in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, or other information security and cyber-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
International Students Visit the Big Apple
On September 12, 2014, the IUP Office of International Education took a group of 50 international students to New York City.
Runge Publishes on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support
An article by Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, and Mike Bonoshefski was published in the July 2014 issue of the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. 
Black Appointed to Advisory Board of Reading ASSIST Institute
Associate Professor Lynanne Black, Educational and School Psychology, was recently named to the advisory board of the Reading ASSIST Institute.
Runge Presents Workshop on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Timothy Runge, associate professor in the Education and School Psychology Department, was invited to present the full-day workshop at the summer Regional Workshop of the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists in Richmond, Va. on August 11, 2014.
Own It! Week Kicks Off this Monday! Own Your Choices, Own Your Consequences!
Own It!, sponsored by the Center for Student Life, is a week-long series of programs focused on issues of safety, responsibility, and smart decision making. Own your choices. Own your consequences.
Paranormal Society of IUP Fundraiser, October 1
Paranormal Society of IUP will be sponsoring a fundraiser beginning next Wednesday, October 1 throughout campus.