Central Calendar

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Fine Arts Day provides an opportunity for high school and transfer students who have applied to IUP to audition or present an art portfolio for acceptance into the departments of Art, Music, or Theater and Dance.

Concert: IUP Percussion Ensemble—Intensity

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Under the direction of Michael Kingan, this concert features chamber compositions for percussion instruments. Free Admission.  

Live Stream Link: Intensity — IUP Percussion Ensemble

Friday, February 12, 2016

Basic Training for Web Maintainers

Delaney Hall, G41 Training Lab

Web Team

This training session is oriented toward those who are new to Ektron, or those who need a refresher.

In this session, you will be introduced to Ektron (the content management system), and learn the basics of how to use it to maintain your site, from updating pages to creating a news post or calendar event. The list of topics covered includes:

  • What Ektron Is
  • Logging In
  • Working with Workflow
  • Posting News
  • Posting Events
  • Following Best Practices
  • Web Maintainer Responsibilities

We cover some of the more advanced topics—adding new pages, collections, menus, adding new sections to a website—in intermediate-level training.

Dates and Registration

All training dates are listed on the Web Team Events page.

Register for “The New Basics” by filling out our training registration form. (Seating at each session is limited; seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.)

TEN & BEC present a Netflix and Chill Movie Night featuring "Trainwreck," at 7 p.m., in the HUB Ohio Room. Movie, food, prizes... ALL FREE!

Bring your PJs, blankets, and pillows!

BACCHUS Bingo

PNC Room at KCAC

Health and Well-Being Center

BACCHUS Bingo

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Black History Month, February 1-29, 2016

African American Cultural Center, B-23 Delaney Hall

African American Cultural Center

Stop in to the African American Cultural Center located in B-23 Delaney Hall and add us on Twitter @IUP_AACC and Instagram @IUPAACC (use #IUPBHM) to receive information about famous African American people in history throughout Black History Month.

If you are ready to apply to IUP for the fall 2016 semester, consider attending a Decision Day, where you can apply and learn your admissions decision* on the same day.  

*Note: Students applying to the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major will not receive admission decisions on Decision Day. Please read the FAQ section for more information

Water Drive for Flint, Mich. through March 31

African American Cultural Center, B-23 Delaney Hall

African American Cultural Center

The citizens of Flint, Mich., are facing a serious water crisis and need our help through this crisis.  Please help the African American Cultural Center as we collect water and money donations for the community of Flint.  We anticipate making a service trip to deliver the water and money donations to families in Flint (Tentatively scheduled for April 2, 2016).  If you are interested in the service trip or aiding in the promotion of this event, please contact Nancy Nkumsah (nnkumsah@iup.edu).

Chemistry Seminar Series

Weyandt Hall, Room 240

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

The Department of Chemistry presents Mr. Ravi Desai as their Seminar Series speaker on Monday, February 15, 2016.  

Mr. Desai, a graduate student in the department, will present his talk titled, "3D Printing of Medicines: Engineering Novel Oral Devices with Unique Design and Drug Release Characteristics".

All are welcome to attend. 

For more information, visit the Six O'Clock Series website or e-mail sixoclock-series@iup.edu.

BACCHUS Open Mic

Delaware Room

Health and Well-Being Center

BACCHUS Open Mic

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Spring Career Fair

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Career Development Center

The IUP Spring 2016 Career Fair provides an opportunity for students to explore jobs and internship opportunities in criminology, healthcare, accounting, summer employment, government, and public service. The fair is open to students from all majors and every class level. Business casual attire is appropriate. (PLEASE NOTE - The Spring Career Fair is now located in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.)

Exhibit: 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Kipp, Annex, University Museum, Sprowls and Sutton Halls

The Lively Arts

Shown across three venues—University Museum, Kipp Gallery, and Kipp Annex—Master of Fine Arts students from the Department of Art exhibit art work from across all media. This exhibit runs from February 6 through March 4, 2016.

Free Admission.  

University Museum Regular Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 2:00–6:30 p.m., Thursday: 12:00–7:30 p.m., and Saturday: 12:00–4:00 p.m.

Kipp and Annex Galleries Regular Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 12:00-4:00 p.m.  

More information about this event

Business Seminar: The First Step

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Suite 108

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?

This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The cost is $15, but the fee is waived for veterans and the unemployed. For more information call 724-357-7915 or e-mail iup-sbdc@iup.edu. To register, visit the IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.

Faculty Recital: Christian Dickinson, trombone

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

International Lunch Hour

Sutton Hall: Blue Room

International Education Office

Come join us for our Spring semester's first International Lunch Hour. Chat with faculty and other students! Free and open to all!

New Intermediate Web Training: Working with Pages and Layouts

Delaney Hall, G41 Training Lab

Web Team

This intermediate-level training is a follow up to Basic Content Editing, and is intended for web maintainers who have already completed that workshop (or who already have equivalent skills).

During this session participants will learn:

  • How to use PageBuilder to:
    • Adjust content on an existing page layout
    • Add new content to a page layout
    • Create a new page layout
  • How to work with collections and sticky news
  • How the menu system works

Note: This workshop is for websites that have already been converted to the new IUP website design. If your website has not yet been converted, you should take the Intermediate Training for Web Maintainers instead—although you are welcome to take this training in advance of your site being converted.

Dates and Registration

All training dates are listed on the Web Team Events page.

Register for “Intermediate Training for Web Maintainers” by filling out our training registration form. (Seating at each session is limited; seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Title IX-Protection of Minors Training

Eberly Auditorium

Social Equity Office

Make-up session for those who need to meet the 2015-2016 training requirement. Open to all students, employees, and university affiliates.  For further information, please call 724-357-3402.

Diversity Student Council Meeting

HUB Susquehanna Room

Social Equity Office

The Diversity Student Council is comprised of students interested in spreading awareness about diversity issues, advocating for all IUP students, and creating an inclusive campus community.

Meetings will be held during second semester of 2016 bi-weekly, on Wednesdays, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the HUB. The dates are: February 3 and 17, March 2, 16, and 30, and April 13 and 27

New members are always welcome.

For further information, please contact Dr. Pablo Mendoza in the Office of Social Equity or email social-equity@iup.edu.

Wednesday Workshop: Sleep- It Does the Body Good

CHWB, Suites on Maple East, G60

Counseling Center

We all need sleep, but sometimes it gets neglected. Restful sleep is as important as diet and exercise, and is essential for maintaining good health, energy, learning and memory. Come to this workshop to discuss common sleeping problems and learn new ways to get your zzzs.

Women's Basketball vs. Pitt-Johnstown

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Hawk’s Nest

Fore more information on the IUP women's basketball team, including schedule, statistics and news, visit the IUP Athletics website.

From fashion, to music, to literally in Rachel Dolezal's case, claiming to be black, cultural appropriation is a hot topic.  The African American Cultural Center invites you to come learn what cultural appreciation is and the fine line between appreciating the African American culture and appropriating the culture.

Men's Basketball vs. Pitt-Johnstown

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Hawk’s Nest

Fore more information on the IUP men's basketball team, including schedule, statistics and news, visit the IUP Athletics website.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Title IX-Protection of Minors Training

Eberly Auditorium

Social Equity Office

Make-up session for those who need to meet the 2015-2016 training requirement. Open to all students, employees, and university affiliates.  For further information, please call 724-357-3402.

Wallwork Global Awareness Living Learning Community presents to the IUP community “Music Around the World”Diversi-Tea Party on Thursday, Feb. 18th, 7pm-10pm in G98 Wallwork. The goal of this event is to bring together talented IUP international and domestic students to share the music of their cultures, as well as provide opportunities to converse with students around the world. Tea featured from various countries will be served. We welcome both interested performers and audience members to this jam session and enjoy the diversi-Tea! 

Theater-by-the-Grove: The Hairy Ape

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

The Hairy Ape tells the journey of a young man looking for a sense of belonging in the industrial era. Through his journey of self-knowledge, Yank learns he will never be able to belong anywhere.  

Dates: February 18-20 and 24-27, 8:00 p.m.; February 21, 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are available beginning January 19, 2016, by visiting the IUP HUB Box Office on Pratt Drive, by calling 724-357-1313, or by ordering online. Regular: $15; Discounted for seniors or groups of 15 or more: $12; and I-Card holders, students, and children: $10.  

More information and tickets

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