Springtime winds left an Oak Grove tree uprooted and in a precarious position. Workers managed to remove it without damage to its neighbor. [Keith Boyer
In the seventies, IUP students assembled their class schedules from open course section lists scribbled on huge sheets of paper and affixed to a gymnasium wall. As sections filled, the sheets were taken down, until eventually the wall was nearly empty. Today’s students register on their computers by accessing URSA (University Registration Scheduling Assistant).
The Class of 1961 leads the Commencement procession into the Kovalchick Complex’s Ed Fry Arena in early May. The class was inaugurating a new tradition in which members of the fiftieth-reunion class participate in the spring ceremony. (Keith Boyer]
Officially, October 9, 1965, was the last Homecoming ever celebrated at Indiana State College. Within months, the college would become a university. Planners booked twenty-five bands from a ten-county area and twenty-six floats for the parade. Despite the rain, the Indiana Evening Gazette reported thirty-five thousand spectators lined the parade route. Unfortunately, in the football game these sodden souls were watching, Edinboro defeated ISC, 10-6. If you see a familiar face, Harrison Wick, IUP Special Collections librarian and university archivist, would like to hear from you. He’s also interested in acquiring IUP memorabilia, photographs, or scrapbooks. His e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
PSAC Swimmer of the Year Jackie Hynson initially hated swimming so much, she hid in the bathroom.
The Kovalchick Center opened in March, and its first few months were marked by nearly constant activity.
Although a college-educated society fares better, the dilemma of affordability and debt overhang still looms.
Interim president David Werner will transfer leadership of a university that is both fiscally strong and decidedly dynamic.
Highlights about IUP faculty members, past and present
June 30, 2010
A professor and her daughter talk about what distinguishes our Western Pennsylvania dialect.
December 15, 2009
For Melissa Rogers, comic books are serious business.
July 15, 2009
Mike Sherry ’90 is bringing baseball to special-needs children.
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