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High School Honors Students Attend Summer Boot Camp for Media

High school honors students from around the country sampled a smorgasbord of local news and communications operations during a two-week course in journalism and mass media sponsored by the Cook Honors College and the Department of Journalism and Public Relations.

Posted on 7/25/2016 10:33:40 AM

Jake Williams Scholarship Awarded to Andrea Mowers

The first winner of a Jake Williams Scholarship is Andrea K. Mowers, an IUP Journalism and Public Relations Department major and SPJ member who recently accepted a Washington Center internship in Washington D.C.

Posted on 4/18/2016 11:17:24 AM

Tenth Annual Journo-Palooza Boosts Scholarship Funds

The 10th annual Get Down at the Brown fundraiser featured three rock bands helping to raise funds for two scholarships for Journalism and Public Relations Department majors at IUP. The scholarship funds are managed by the IUP chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Posted on 3/30/2016 8:31:14 AM

Lewis “Jim” Fogle, Jailed for Crime He Didn’t Commit, Visits News Reporting Class

Journalism students paid rapt attention as Indiana County native Lewis “Jim” Fogle summarized his 34 years in prison for a crime that DNA evidence recently proved he did not commit.

Posted on 3/28/2016 7:58:57 AM

Reconsidering Reassessment and the Property Tax

On April 19, 2016, from 5:00–6:30 p.m. in the Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus, the topic of local tax reassessments will be discussed as part of a public discussion about Pennsylvania’s property tax. 

Posted on 3/10/2016 8:47:48 AM

Event to Benefit IUP Student Veterans Organization

IUP’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter has organized an event to benefit the IUP Student Veterans Organization and veterans in need. Spaghetti Benders will host a free-to-enter trivia night on March 14 and will donate 20 percent of the proceeds from food and drinks to the SVO.

Posted on 3/9/2016 2:12:37 PM

Police Chief Visits News Reporting Class

Indiana borough police chief William Sutton visited the News Reporting class taught by David Loomis on Wednesday, February 24, to discuss the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law and the state’s Criminal History Record Information Act.

Posted on 2/29/2016 7:31:11 AM

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