Fall-Winter 2012

Mainframe to Mobile App

50 Years of Computing at IUP

Since the first IBM mainframe was installed in Clark Hall in 1963, computing has evolved at lightning speed and brought huge changes to IUP, from the end of arena registration to the imminent launch of a mobile app.

 

Crimson Core: Alumni Association Board Officers, and How They Got That Way

The Roads Leading Back

Mike Staub ’80, Phil Carrai ’83, Sandy Koeppl Barsotti ’87, and Matt Konetschni ’95, M’98 took different roads to one destination: a deep commitment to helping ensure the future strength of IUP.

 

Lesson Plan: Teacher Diversity

Footsteps to Follow, a Culture to Learn

With African American men holding about only 1 percent of schoolteacher positions in the nation, Professor Bob Millward is leading a regional effort to recruit qualified applicants to teacher preparation programs.

 

The Press and the Passion

The Press, the Passion, and the Prize

Susan Snyder was co-lead reporter on a series about school violence that earned the Philadelphia Inquirer the Pulitzer Prize for public service.

 

The Long-Shot Soccer Season

Season of the Long Shots

When striker Trevor Gladden arrived like a meteor from England, he took a struggling team to the nationals, and dropped jaws along the way.

 

Students Are Boosting Their IUP Philanthropy. What Gives?

Investing in Themselves

Brand conscious and inspired by alumni giving, today’s students see the connection between IUP success and their own. They’ll take it from there.

 

Silent Generation at College

Silent Generation at College

In his retirement, Bob Henger ’63 decided to preserve his life experiences in a book, The Silent Generation, 1925–1945, in which he devotes an entire chapter to his years at Indiana State College.