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Alysia Burton Steele ’97 featured 54 African American grandmothers in her book Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom. (8/5/2016 11:02:00 AM)
Wen Yee Yeung Gregson ’99, M’01 was chosen as the British representative to the NATO Saxophone Orchestra. (8/4/2016 4:56:35 PM)
Carlos Richardson ’00 was named Friendship Public Charter Schools’ 2014 Teacher of the Year. (8/4/2016 3:51:17 PM)
Marcia Cackowski Ballinger ’83 was named president of Lorain County Community College. (7/28/2016 3:05:27 PM)
Sandy Koeppl Barsotti ’87 has launched BarComm (Barsotti Marketing & Communications), a full-service firm in Pittsburgh. (7/28/2016 2:19:53 PM)
MaryBeth Nobers Hockenberry ’85 was appointed to Allinial Global’s Business Development/Marketing Committee. (7/28/2016 1:36:07 PM)
Jeff Krakoff ’86 is now owner and president of Stryker-Munley Group–Pittsburgh, as well as Krakoff Communications. (7/28/2016 10:57:24 AM)
Shepherd University’s Sonya Evanisko ’89 was named West Virginia’s 2015 Professor of the Year. (7/28/2016 10:32:48 AM)
Eric Zahren ’90 was elected executive director of the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission. (7/27/2016 4:57:58 PM)
Prolifiq Software CEO Jeff Gaus ’81 returned to IUP as executive/entrepreneur-in-residence. (7/27/2016 4:39:36 PM)
Members of the IUP Ice Hockey Club from the ’70s and ’80s reunited for some friendly competition. (7/27/2016 4:15:51 PM)
Chris Guenzel ’91 and his family created a kids’ drawing app called “Doodle What!?!” (7/27/2016 11:13:14 AM)
Susan Cosper ’92 was keynote speaker at the 2016 IUP Student Accounting Association recognition dinner. (7/26/2016 4:55:34 PM)
Mike Kucynda ’80 retired as senior procurement and acquisition officer in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. (7/26/2016 4:34:43 PM)
Dave Flippo ’80 recently released his fifth CD, Life on Mars. (7/26/2016 4:17:12 PM)
Warren Hilton ’95, M’99 is Kutztown University’s vice president for enrollment management and student affairs. (7/26/2016 3:31:44 PM)
The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics named Shawnee Coppersmith Kelly ’04, M’05 Young Dietitian of the Year. (7/25/2016 3:04:36 PM)
An alumni event in Boca Raton drew a number of alumni, including sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. (7/25/2016 2:23:22 PM)
Members of the I-Uppers gathered at the home of Lynn Gable Fry ’80. (7/22/2016 4:56:47 PM)
A battle with ovarian cancer inspired Megan Allshouse Pomputius ’05, M’09 to write a children’s book. (7/22/2016 4:41:05 PM)
When Rose Huber ’07 married Morgan Kelly, many IUP friends were in attendance. (7/22/2016 4:13:34 PM)
After 33 years of service, Rear Admiral CJ Jaynes ’79, M’82 has retired from the US Navy. (7/22/2016 3:30:56 PM)
Ross Brightwell ’78, M’79, known for his years of volunteer service to the IUP Marching Band, died in March 2016. (7/22/2016 2:54:32 PM)
Former lacrosse teammates Jackie Rutkowski ’07 and Kate Athing ’10, now college coaches, met in an exhibition. (7/22/2016 1:45:27 PM)
Matt Babcock D’09 published his first poetry collection, Points of Reference. (7/22/2016 1:32:06 PM)
Rita Pisani Potter ’76 is teaching a new gardening course at Frederick Community College.  (7/22/2016 1:09:14 PM)
Patricia Conoway ’73 published Listening with My Eyes, an account of her horsemanship and caregiver journeys. (7/22/2016 11:43:50 AM)
Natalie Palamides ’12 is the voice of Buttercup on The Powerpuff Girls animated television series. (7/22/2016 11:24:58 AM)
A Peace Corps volunteer in Gambia, Allison Braithwaite ’15 is working to improve schools. (7/22/2016 11:05:45 AM)
Retired IUP professor David Truby, Ed Bouchette ’73, and John Esposito ’78 have “frequent homecomings.” (7/22/2016 10:41:14 AM)