Summer 2012

Ready for the Challenge

Ready for the Challenge

What does IUP’s future look like? President Mike Driscoll arrives eager to start the discussion.

 

Humanities and Social Sciences to Get High-Tech New Home

Humanities and Social Studies to Get High-Tech New Home

With plans to break ground this spring on a building with leading-edge journalism labs, media room, and regional planning studio, IUP looks to the collaborative, digital future of the humanities and social sciences.

 

Small Business Development Center: Big Results

Small Business Development Center: Big Results

About 700 companies have turned to the SBDC team for key help writing business plans, finding funding, conducting marketing research, and more.

 

Tennis Slams a Winner with Change of Direction Year

Tennis Slams a Winner with Change of Direction Year

How did coach Larry Peterson take a struggling program to a record 22-8 season, the NCAA II round of 16, and a historic 29th national ranking? Can you say “drive” in five languages?

 

Lively Arts: Putting Stars in Students’ Eyes

Lively Arts: Putting Stars in Students’ Eyes

About 6,800 students were involved in the Lively Arts 2011–2012 season. They participated in productions, saw shows on discount tickets, attended workshops—and even performed on stage with some of the biggest names in entertainment.

 

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nine alumni received Distinguished Alumni Awards and an alumni couple was recognized with Volunteer of the Year honors at a gala in April sponsored by the IUP Alumni Association.