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IUP Magazine

Summer 2013
Vol. XXXI, No. 2

Acting Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education: Peter Garland
Chairman of the State System Board of Governors: Guido Pichini
President of Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Michael Driscoll
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications: James Begany

Editor: Elaine Jacobs Smith
Records Editor: Susan Kirchner
Contributing Editors: Bob Fulton, Regan Houser
Alumni Extra
Editor: Bruce Dries
Namedroppers Editor: Matthew Burglund
Design: David Raymond
Production Assistance: Meghan McMeans
Photographer: Keith Boyer ( University Photographer)

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More from the Summer 2013 Issue of IUP Magazine

Back in the Force

Back in the Force

Program puts area residents on path to promising careers

Unheralded and (Almost) Unbeatable

Unheralded and (Almost) Unbeatable

Men's rugby had one of its finest seasons in program history, played out on a national stage

Message from the President

“The stories in this edition provide focus.... a snapshot of what IUP has been and what we must become next.”

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Ten alumni were honored with 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards at an April gala.

Namedroppers| Mentors| Achievements

Photo Gallery | Letters to the Editor | In Brief

Saviors at Sea

Nurse Eva Jane Savel Bolents treated survivors of the most tragic naval event of World War II

The Next Chapter

IUP celebrated the start to its new chapter with the inauguration of President Michael Driscoll

International Study: The Transformative Experience

The benefits of study abroad are vast, but the cost can be prohibitive. A scholarship fund was established to help.

Exploring the World’s End with a Nobel Laureate

IUP professors visit Guatemala City to witness the prophesied end of the world