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Inspired by her daughter’s struggles with a rare genetic disorder, Katie Beardsley Grashow ’01 established a foundation and is planning a second annual benefit run in October. (8/31/2015 4:20:43 PM)
Sherri Shaffer Carr ’80 and Nancy Parolari Francis ’80, M’82 are national executive directors with Pampered Chef. (8/7/2015 4:06:12 PM)
John Filice ’98 made his seventh appearance on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers—Rising Stars list. (8/7/2015 3:50:59 PM)
Watch a video by Bill Amend ’95 showcasing a bird’s-eye view of the IUP campus. (8/7/2015 3:37:12 PM)
Thomas Whitman M’98 has joined Gannett Fleming as senior consultant, environmental health and safety services. (8/7/2015 3:25:24 PM)
Edible Flowers, published by Main Street Rag, is the latest book of poetry for Lucia Cherciu D’00. (8/7/2015 3:07:33 PM)
Keith Weinhold ’94 is founder and host of Get Rich Education, an investing show available through iTunes and Stitcher. (8/7/2015 2:18:03 PM)
Elementary principal Julie Lofink Moore ’91 received her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh in April. (8/7/2015 1:58:34 PM)
Jodi Warren Uhron ’02 published a children’s book, Sydney & Me, inspired by the relationship between her daughter and her dog. (8/7/2015 1:41:40 PM)
Jason Hursh ’05 joined Larson Design Group as an engineer in its Lititz office. (8/7/2015 11:49:51 AM)
Timothy Hayes ’82 is celebrating the 15th anniversary of his Pittsburgh-based communications firm, Tim Hayes Consulting. (8/7/2015 11:29:48 AM)
Dallas attorney Sherry Travers ’79 was recognized for her service through a local leadership development program. (8/7/2015 11:14:28 AM)
Under the leadership of Carolyn Davis D’06, the Schenley Heights Community Development Program expanded with the purchase of a former elementary school. (8/7/2015 10:56:04 AM)
Indiana First Bank promoted Rebecca Kirsch Lingenfelter ’09 to assistant vice president. (8/7/2015 10:44:05 AM)
Daniel Griffith ’70, M’72, of the University of Texas at Dallas, was elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association. (8/7/2015 10:05:03 AM)
The South Carolina Foreign Language Teachers Association gave its Lifetime Achievement Award to Bruce Byers ’69. (8/7/2015 9:41:43 AM)
Joelyssa Ferringer ’10 has joined the Indiana law office of Myron Hay Tomb ’69 as an associate. (8/6/2015 4:24:38 PM)
Delta Phi Epsilon members spanning more than a decade of pledge classes gather for an annual half-marathon in Ocean City, Maryland. April Boyce Hanahan ’01 shared a photo. (8/6/2015 2:57:58 PM)
Mary Ellen Crum Rhoa ’82 shared a photo from a May 2015 gathering of alumnae friends in Avalon, New Jersey. (8/6/2015 2:27:24 PM)
A group of IUP friends from the 1970s held an informal reunion in Indiana in September 2014, and Ralph Barone ’73 shared a photo. (8/5/2015 4:34:11 PM)
IUP friends from the late 1960s reunited on campus and at the home of Polly Sinkus Rigo ’67 in Whitehall. (8/5/2015 9:52:40 AM)
Philip Cavanaugh ’55 was accepted into the King’s Counterpoint, a professional vocal ensemble based in Charleston, South Carolina. (8/4/2015 12:29:39 PM)
Lesley Brown ’83, M’84 leads the Product Support and Documentation/Training Development teams for McKesson Health Solutions. (4/16/2015 10:58:56 AM)
The Baltimore Sun named Cathy Schmidt ’85, director of Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, among its “Women to Watch.” (4/16/2015 2:24:45 AM)
Philip Steinbacher ’81 and his choral program at a Hawaiian school were recently featured in the journal of the National Association for Music Education. (4/16/2015 1:48:48 AM)
Law firm Greenberg Traurig hired Rich Fidei ’78 as a shareholder and key member of the Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group. (4/16/2015 1:28:32 AM)
Shauna Casamassa D’Alessandro ’78 has been named the recipient of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association’s Timothy M. Allwein Advocacy Award. (4/15/2015 9:57:34 PM)
William Shepherd ’84, M’86 had a busy publishing year in 2014, with four articles and eight book reviews. (4/15/2015 9:39:02 PM)
Friends who lived on the second floor of Elkin Hall in 1975 reunited last October in Myrtle Beach. (4/15/2015 4:36:53 PM)
Mark Zacur ’85 has been named to the St. Clair Hospital Board of Directors. (4/15/2015 4:20:57 PM)