Awards

IUP President’s Medal of Distinction

To Nancy Newkerk, in recognition of her professional achievement and dedication, support, and service to the university

National Science Teacher Education Association—Full National Recognition

Accorded to IUP’s science education programs—Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Earth and Space Science Education, and Physics Education—with the result that 100 percent of the university’s teacher education programs are nationally recognized by individual, specialized recruiting agencies

2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

IUP selected for the honor roll, sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that fosters civic service and volunteering

Kennedy Center Regional Competition Selection

An IUP Theater-by-the-Grove production of Violet Sharp, directed by faculty member Barbara Blackledge, was selected for January competition in Region II, marking the sixth time in seven years an IUP theater production received the honor