Central Calendar


Monday, February 08, 2016

Do you want the opportunity to win a prize?  Add the African American Cultural Center on Twitter (@IUP_AACC) and Instagram (@IUPAACC), take a picture with a short blurb of what your definition of love is, and hashtag #IUPLove16.  

Try to get the most "Likes" on Instagram and the most "Retweets" on Twitter.  We will be choosing winning pictures by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 12. 

The winning pictures will be featured on our Instagram and Twitter pages and the owner of the account will be contacted to receive their prize.

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).

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.

Guest Artist Recital: Miha Haas, piano

Gorell Recital Hall, 2nd Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Guest pianist Miha Haas will provide an evening of piano music. Mr. Haas, a professor at the Music Conservatory in Ljubljana, Slovenia, will be in-residence on the IUP campus to provide performances, master classes and, lectures.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

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

The African American Cultural Center welcomes Dr. Malaika Turner as she presents "The Revive To Live Workshop".  The workshop will focus on capturing purpose through the creation of vision boards.  Participants will design visual displays that will define visual displays that will define the goals that lead to their purpose.  It is said that visualization is one of the most powerful exercises for the mind.  We will begin the process of visualization through creativity?  Come get "REVIVED"!

Ovations: Drum TAO—Seventeen Samurai

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

Drum TAO: Seventeen Samurai will bring to Fisher Auditorium athleticism, humor, and contemporary costumes combined with explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography. “It’s not just a concert. It’s a powerful show full of energy and emotion,” raves Life! Magazine.

Tickets are available beginning January 5, 2016, by visiting the IUP HUB Box Office on Pratt Drive, by calling 724-357-1313, or by ordering online. Regular: $40; Discounted for seniors or groups of 15 or more: $34; and I-Card holders, students, and children: $18.

More information and tickets

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

FCSE Bake Sale

Ackerman Hall, Main Lobby

Human Development and Environmental Studies Department

Members of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education Student Association are having a bake sale.  Stop into Ackerman Hall, Main Lobby for some delicious treats!

Is there a problem with interracial relationships?  Are they ok or not ok depending on the race, gender, and/or sexual orientation of the individuals in the relationship?  The African American Cultural Center invites you to come share your experiences and talk about this issue.

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.  


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.)