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Witchel Presents on Aesthetic of Music, Imagery, and Gestalt

Bob Witchel, Counseling Department, presented a workshop at a joint Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy and the European Association of Gestalt Therapy conference in Taormina, Sicily. The workshop was titled “The Aesthetic of Music, Imagery and Gestalt: An Experiential Workshop.”

Posted on 9/27/2016 10:26:10 AM

2016 Alumni Scholar Award Ceremony and Scholarship Reception

Bradley E. Wiggins, D’11, is the recipient of the 2016 College of Education and Educational Technology Alumni Scholar Award.

Posted on 9/26/2016 7:52:11 AM

Ali Presents on Developmental Math in 21st-Century Classrooms

Parveen Ali presented "Developmental Math in the 21st-Century Classroom" at the 16th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, which was held in Granada, Spain, on July 27–29, 2016.

Posted on 9/21/2016 1:13:00 PM

Communications Media Professor Receives Top Paper Award

A research paper on interpersonal political discussion by Communications Media faculty member Steven Kleinman, “Talking Politics: Discussion Partner and Group Preferences,” is being named top paper in the political communication category by the National Communication Association.

Posted on 9/21/2016 12:10:05 PM

Ankrum Publishes Co-Authored Articles on Professional Development in Literacy Instruction

Julie Ankrum, Professional Studies in Education, recently co-authored and published two articles on professional development in literacy instruction: “Barriers to change: Findings from three literacy professional learning initiatives” and “Professional development to promote teacher adaptability.”

Posted on 9/16/2016 8:38:05 AM

Migyanka and Knickelbein Receive Funding from State System

Joann Migyanka and Becky Knickelbein, Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, received a funding award from Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13/PASSHE for their project, “Pilot Project for Degree Completion of ASD Students.”

Posted on 9/15/2016 8:31:47 AM

Lowery Authors Book Chapter on Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently published a chapter, “Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault: Considerations and Compliance,” in the book Campus Sexual Assault Teams: Program Development and Ongoing Operations.

Posted on 9/12/2016 4:18:41 PM

Reilly and Migyanka Publish on Implementing Differentiating Instruction

Edel Reilly from the Mathematics Department and Joann Migyanka from the Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services Department co-authored the paper “Moving All Students towards Mathematical Success: Teachers’ Perceptions of Learning and Implementing Differentiating Instruction.”

Posted on 9/9/2016 2:16:52 PM

Runge Presents on Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities in Written Expression within Multi-tiered System of Supports

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology Department, presented an invited workshop on May 19 titled “RtII/Specific Learning Disability Determination in Writing K-12” at the Harrisburg office of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network.

Posted on 9/8/2016 1:30:16 PM

Laverick Publishes “Mentoring Processes in Higher Education”

DeAnna Laverick's book portrays the various ways in which mentoring occurs in higher education and targets stakeholders who benefit from mentoring, namely faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and their professional colleagues.

Posted on 8/31/2016 10:01:11 AM

Lowery Presents on Campus Security, Due Process, and Legislative Issues

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar (CATS) on August 9–10, 2016. The seminar was held on the campus of Occidental College in Pasadena, California.

Posted on 8/19/2016 10:47:42 AM

Lowery Presents on Federal Mandates at Gehring Academies

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2016 Donald D. Gehring Academies for Student Conduct Administration at the University of California, Berkeley, and in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:05:21 PM

Benjamin Serves as Resource Faculty Member at National Summer Institute on Learning Communities

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, served as an invited resource faculty member at the National Summer Institute on Learning Communities, hosted by the Washington Center at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, July 11–15, 2016.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:01:58 PM

Price Publishes Book on Reading Aloud with Young Children

Lisa Hammett Price recently published a book titled "Revitalizing Read Alouds: Interactive Talk About Books with Young Children, PreK-2" through Teachers College Press. The book is co-authored with Barbara Bradley, associate professor at the University of Kansas. 

Posted on 6/30/2016 3:41:10 PM

Benjamin Serves as Invited Expert for Residential Learning Communities Research Planning Forum

On June 28, 2016, Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, participated as an invited expert at Elon University's Center for Engaged Learning's planning forum for their 2017–19 research seminar on residential learning communities.

Posted on 6/30/2016 1:53:41 PM

McCarthy Serves as Co-author on Article on Counseling Enrollment

John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, was the co-author on a recent article in The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.

Posted on 6/23/2016 6:33:31 AM

Lowery Presents at Cleary Act Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented in Philadelphia at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar on May 18–19, 2016.

Posted on 6/16/2016 12:49:54 PM

Guth Selected for White Earth Reservation Institute for Education

Lorraine Guth, professor in the Department of Counseling, recently participated in White Earth Reservation Institute for Education that was sponsored by the National Board of Certified Counselors International.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:49:22 AM

SAHE Faculty and Students Study Higher Education Abroad: Europe and New Zealand

Faculty and students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) participated in study tours of higher education in several European countries and in New Zealand from May 13 through June 3, 2016.

Posted on 6/14/2016 11:51:52 AM

Umbrella Research Brown Bag Session

The College of Education and Educational Technology invites you to its next Research Brown Bag on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in Davis Hall, Room 124. Join Lori Lombard and Vicky Ortiz as they discuss how they get their students involved in the art of doing research.

Posted on 4/19/2016 3:42:56 PM

Presentation: Children During the Holocaust

Please join us for "Children During the Holocaust," to be presented by holocaust survivor Shalamit Bastacky on Monday, November 16, 2015, from 5:05 to 6:00 p.m., in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/11/2015 10:51:43 AM

IUP Professional Development School Partnership Presents Paper at National Conference

Professor Sue Rieg, two members of the East Pike Professional Development School partnership, and two Early Childhood/Special Education teacher candidates presented their paper, “IASD IUP PDS with a 3SP,” at the National Professional Development School Conference in Atlanta, Ga.

Posted on 3/26/2015 7:19:50 AM

Onyett Elected President of C-CUE Organization

Lloyd Onyett has been elected president of C-CUE (Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education, Inc.) for 2015. Onyett has been the IUP representative to C-CUE since 2012.

Posted on 12/11/2014 12:15:30 PM

What Didn’t I Learn?! Research Brown Bag Discussion

This session, presented by Mimi Benjamin on Thursday, November 20, focuses on student stories of cocurricular learning. These “Brown Bags” are designed to promote and encourage research initiatives across the College of Education and Educational Technology.

Posted on 11/17/2014 8:49:31 AM

International Scholarship and Collaboration Brown Bag

This session on Wednesday, October 1—the first in a new series presented by the COE-ET Research Committee—will focus on international research, with guest speakers John McCarthy (Counseling) and Mary Beth Leidman (Communications Media).

Posted on 9/26/2014 8:12:58 AM

Onyett to Demonstrate DisplayNote and Discuss Supporting Faculty With Technology

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will give two presentations at the Educause technology conference in Baltimore on May 1, 2014: “DisplayNote: Class Collaboration System for BYOD” and “Supporting Faculty in the Classroom.”

Posted on 4/15/2014 1:10:36 PM

Rieg to Work With IUP and Indiana School District Partnership

Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, received an Innovation Grant from the PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council for her proposal, “Building the BRIDGE: Building University and School District Relationships for Innovation, Development and Growth in Education.”

Posted on 4/11/2014 8:57:30 AM

Onyett to Present About DisplayNote at Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “DisplayNote—Class Collaboration System for BYOD” at the Campus Technology conference in Long Beach, California, on April 8, 2014.

Posted on 3/18/2014 11:33:38 AM

Almeida Featured on TEDxPhoenixville

On October 5, 2013, Luis Almeida was featured as part of a live interactive presentation at  TEDxPhoenixville, a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideals Worth Spreading

Posted on 11/15/2013 1:55:13 PM

IUP Student Sports Production Prove Size Isn’t an Issue

IUP Student Sports Production was nominated as one of the top five finalists in the collegiate category of Live Game and Event Production at the 2013 national annual College Sports Summit.

Posted on 11/6/2013 11:46:34 AM

IUP-ASERT Collaborate Publishes on Educational Materials in “Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders”

“Development and Evaluation of Educational Materials for Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Personnel on the Care of Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder” was developed by members of the IUP-ASERT Collaborative, including Joann Migyanka, Susan Glor-Scheib, and Jeff Fratangeli.

Posted on 10/7/2013 12:04:39 PM

IUP Researchers Recognized by Autism Speaks

Joann Migyanka, Jeff Fratangeli, and Susan Glor-Scheib, working with Arvind Venkat from Allegheny General Hospital, developed training to assist emergency room personnel in treating persons with autism spectrum disorders.

Posted on 9/5/2013 8:17:00 AM

Free Workshops on Sex, Alcohol, Education, and Special Needs Students

Patricia Barthalow Koch, an internationally renowned Penn State professor of bio-behavioral health and a specialist in women's health and sexual issues, will present two workshops at IUP on June 18–19, 2013.

Posted on 6/11/2013 9:05:22 AM

Onyett Discusses Utilizing Expert Panels for Qualitative Research Interview Questions

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present a session at the 2012 International Society of Technology in Education conference in San Diego, California (June 24–28).

Posted on 6/22/2012 8:25:08 AM

Johnson Honored with Women of Excellence Award

Shirley Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, was selected by the New Pittsburgh Courier to receive the 2012 Women of Excellence award for her professional accomplishments and commitment to Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/20/2012 12:27:26 PM

First Presentation of Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Scholarship

Keith Dils, interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, presented the first scholarships from the Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Fund today to Staci Harnden, Brittany Krestar, and Kelsey Matarazzo.

Posted on 4/25/2012 7:39:17 AM

Onyett to Present on “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference on February 15, 2012.

Posted on 1/30/2012 8:11:56 PM

Lauber Interviewed on Pittsburgh TV Show “Get Involved!”

From October 19 to November 4, 2011, Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be featured on PCTV’s popular show Get Involved!

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:51:16 AM

Branthoover Helps Kick Off Membership Drive for American Counseling Association

Dr. Holly Branthoover, chair of the North Atlantic Region of the American Counseling Association, spoke at the membership kickoff and open house for the District of Columbia Counseling Association on September 16, 2011.

Posted on 9/27/2011 8:41:30 AM

Lauber Provides Leadership Training for Pittsburgh Area Executives

Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media, presented the seminar “Leadership for Today’s Skill-Driven Teams” on September 2, 2011.

Posted on 9/13/2011 9:21:40 AM

Marshak Discusses How Children with Special Needs Affect Marriages

Laura Marshak, Department of Counseling, was interviewed for an article that focused on the marriage of a couple with twins who have Down syndrome and severe medical needs.

Posted on 9/1/2011 9:09:34 AM

Lauber Wins Excellence Award in Educational Video

Dr. Erick Lauber was selected in 2011 as the first-ever Communications Media faculty member at IUP to receive the Award of Excellence by the Broadcast Education Association.

Posted on 4/29/2011 3:27:24 PM

Teacher of the Year Gives Keynote Address to Kappa Delta Pi

The Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, international honor fraternity in education, held its initiation ceremony at IUP on April 9, 2011.

Posted on 4/9/2011 9:25:52 PM

Price Receives International Reading Association Research Award

Dr. Lisa Hammett Price, associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has received the International Reading Association’s 2011 Dina Feitelson Research award.

Posted on 3/4/2011 10:08:51 AM

Onyett to Discuss “Remote Observation of Student Teachers”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Society for Information Technology in Education conference in Nashville on March 9, 2011.

Posted on 3/2/2011 1:14:43 PM

Onyett to Present on Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will be giving a presentation on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Educause conference in Baltimore, Md., on January 13, 2011.

Posted on 11/24/2010 9:28:44 AM

Laverick Receives Promising Researcher Award

Dr. DeAnna Laverick, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, is the recipient of the 2010 Jerry Johns Promising Researcher Award.

Posted on 10/14/2010 1:59:13 PM

Migyanka, Glor-Scheib, and Fratangeli Develop Autism Training Modules for Emergency First Responders

Dr. Joann Migyanka, Dr. Susan Glor-Scheib, and Dr. Jeff Fratangeli wrote and produced the first in a series of training modules designed for first responders assisting persons with autism in emergency and crisis situations.

Posted on 9/27/2010 11:55:55 AM

Onyett to Discuss Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the International Society of Technology in Education conference in Denver.

Posted on 6/17/2010 4:03:10 PM

College Broadcasters Elects Lauber to Board of Directors

College Broadcasters, Inc., elected Erick Lauber of the Communications Media Department to the board for a three-year term.

Posted on 1/25/2010 11:37:18 AM

Retired IUP Professor Blair Celebrates 100th Birthday

On November 4, 2009, Dr. Lois Blair will celebrate her one hundredth birthday. Blair came to the Indiana State Teacher’s College in 1946 to teach English in the junior-high grades of the Keith School.

Posted on 11/3/2009 9:31:46 AM

Cannon, Sophomore in Special Education, Receives Frank Bolden Scholarship

Sophomore Suzannah Victoria Cannon from Pittsburgh, a major in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has been selected to receive one of only six prestigious Frank Bolden Scholarships awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to early childhood education and to children with special needs.

Posted on 10/19/2009 7:25:59 AM

Comm Media Students Win Silver and Bronze Telly Awards

A group of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students working with the IUP-TV television station were recently notified that they won a 2009 Silver Telly Award for their short film Fish Eyes. A second group working as part of their Comm Media 481 course also won a Bronze Award.

Posted on 10/1/2009 1:25:25 PM

College of Education and Educational Technology Announces Distinguished Alumni Scholar for 2009

When Jyotsna Pattnaik came to IUP to enroll in the doctoral program in Spring 1992, she was already recognized as a teacher and teacher educator in India. Now she has been honored by IUP’s College of Education and Educational Technology with a 2009 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award.

Posted on 9/23/2009 11:16:03 AM

Video Professor and Students Win Film Competition Awards

Dr. Erick Lauber and several of his students at the Digital Media Institute have won three awards in recent film competitions.

Posted on 4/2/2009 3:29:11 PM

Lowery Continues Research on Frat Life in Horror Films

Dr. John Wesley Lowery is continuing recent research that explores the way higher education is represented in horror films, and specifically, the representation of sororities and fraternities.

Posted on 3/30/2009 11:22:48 AM

Marshak Speaks at International Family Therapy Association Conference

Dr. Laura Marshak, a professor in the Department of Counseling, was a presenter for the International Family Therapy Association annual conference in Slovenia in March. The conference’s main audience was married and family therapists across the world.

Posted on 3/26/2009 5:38:24 PM

Graduate Student Awarded Beverly Sue Clark Scholarship

Dennis Hock has been awarded a scholarship for veterans preparing for a career in teaching.

Posted on 2/24/2009 5:08:16 PM

Onyett Gives Presentation about Virtual Worlds at PETE&C Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference in Hershey, Pa., on February 10, 2009.

Posted on 2/12/2009 3:51:16 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at ASJA

Dr. John Wesley Lowery presented a featured session at the Association for Student Judicial Affairs’ Annual Conference recently. Dr. Lowery’s presentation which reviews the legislative and regulatory developments of the previous year impacting student conduct administration in higher education has

Posted on 2/12/2009 11:57:59 AM

Hrabovsky Receives Henry Young Award for Outstanding Service to NADE

Paul Hrabovsky will receive the Henry Young Award for Oustanding Individual Contribution to the National Association for Developmental Education at the NADE annual conference on Feburary 26, 2009.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:28:20 PM

Bieger Attends European Teacher Education Network Board Meeting in Malta

Dr. George Bieger, professor and interim chairperson of the Department of Professional Studies in Education, represented IUP at the January meeting of the European Teacher Education Network Board of Directors held in Malta.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:22:52 PM

Virtual Worlds (Second Life) Conference Presentation

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the 2009 Educause Mid-Atlantic Conference in Philadelphia on January 7, 2009.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:12:06 PM

Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop

Twenty-five local school teachers attended the IUP Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop on January 8, 2009.  Dr. Laurie Nicholson, Director of Field Placement, conducted this workshop designed to investigate the research and best practices concerning successful student teaching experiences.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:03:12 PM

Preparation for Spring 2009 Student Teaching Experience

On December 4, 2008, approximately 235 IUP teacher candidates attended the Student Teacher meeting to prepare for the Spring 2009 student teaching experience. Dr. Laurie Nicholson, field placement coordinator, conducted the meeting and spoke about Pennsylvania Department of Education requirements.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:32:00 AM

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