Frequently Asked Questions about the Hawk’s Nest

  • Why is the mascot’s name Norm?

    Norm is short for Normal. At its founding in 1875, IUP was actually known as Indiana State Normal School. There were roughly a dozen normal schools in Pennsylvania at the time, and they provided teacher training.

    How can I schedule Norm for my event?

    Please e-mail the hawk at hawk-mascot@iup.edu.