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: October 2011

Kipp Annex to Feature Work of Contemporary Clay Artists

Kipp Gallery Annex, on the first floor of Sprowls Hall, will host work from seven contemporary clay artists. The exhibition, titled The Lowdown: Tales from the Margin, will run from November 8 through December 9, 2011. Co-curator Jill Foote-Hutton, from Red Lodge Clay Center, will give a short presentation

Posted on 10/28/2011 4:27:24 PM

McCombie Receives Second National Award for Family and Consumer Sciences Leadership

Sally McCombie, a faculty member in the Human Development and Environmental Studies Department , has been recognized as the 2011 National Honorary Member by the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. Each year, the FCCLA honors one person whose professional responsibilities are not directly rel

Posted on 10/28/2011 3:29:22 PM

Run-Walk to Benefit Hawk Rock Fund-Raiser

The Hawk Rock Committee will host a two-mile run-walk on Sunday, November 13, 2011, to benefit the Hawk Rock project, a fund-raising event for three Indiana County charities addressing homelessness and hunger. The Hawk Rock Trot will begin at 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on University Drive. Th

Posted on 10/28/2011 2:41:23 PM

American Indian Heritage Month 2011 Celebration to Feature Performances

The Native American Awareness Council will present the fifth annual celebration of American Indian Heritage Month on Saturday, November 12, 2011, from noon to 5:00 p.m. The event, free and open to the community, will be held in the Hadley Union Building Delaware Room. Parking on campus, including at the

Posted on 10/27/2011 10:01:21 AM

Information Assurance Day 2011 to Feature Speakers from FBI, NSA, More

IUP will present several speakers, including representatives from the FBI and the National Security Agency and cybersecurity specialists, during Information Assurance Day on November 10, 2011. This fourth annual event is free and open to the community. All presentations will take place in the Hadley Union Building

Posted on 10/26/2011 11:21:11 AM

Limited Tickets for Valerie Plame Wilson, Joseph Wilson Lecture Still Available

A limited number of tickets are still available for the First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture with former CIA operations officer Valerie Plame Wilson and U.S. diplomat Joseph Wilson . Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Hadley Union Building Box Office or by calling 724-357-1313.

Posted on 10/26/2011 10:55:08 AM

Speaker to Discuss Uranium Mining on Navajo Lands

IUP will host Lynnea Smith, a member of the Navajo nation from Crownpoint, N.M., to discuss uranium mining on the Navajo Indian reservation. Smith’s presentation, free and open to the community, will take place November 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in Pratt Auditorium. Smith is a community educator on the issue of ura

Posted on 10/25/2011 3:11:18 PM

Family Weekend 2011 Offers Host of Activities

A number of activities will be offered in celebration of Family Weekend, October 28-30, 2011.

Posted on 10/24/2011 4:32:21 PM

Student Group Apologizes for Graffiti Incident; “STAND Against Racism” Event Planned for Tuesday

IUP student group STAND—Students Taking Action Now Darfur, the student-led division of the Genocide Intervention Network—apologized Thursday evening for images placed on trees around IUP’s Oak Grove.

Posted on 10/13/2011 7:28:31 PM

Tickets for Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson Lecture Available

Tickets are now available for the First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture with former CIA operations officer Valerie Plame Wilson and U.S. diplomat Joseph Wilson . Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Hadley Union Building Box Office or by calling 724-357-1313. The lecture, “The

Posted on 10/10/2011 1:42:13 PM

SECA Fund-Raising Luncheon Set for October 27

IUP’s State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) Committee will hold a fund-raising luncheon featuring roasted turkey and stuffing October 27, 2011, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Oak Room, on the ground floor of Foster Dining Hall along Grant Street (across from the IUP parking garage). The luncheon is sponsored

Posted on 10/7/2011 1:13:54 PM

Biology Professor Selected for National Science Teachers Association Board

Thomas Lord, a professor in the Biology Department, is the first IUP faculty member to be selected for the board of directors of the National Science Teachers Association.

Posted on 10/7/2011 1:01:36 PM

“Cardboard City” Event to Aid Flood Victims

An IUP sorority is inviting people to be part of a “cardboard city” project in the Oak Grove on October 12, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The project is designed to raise funds for the American Red Cross to help with relief for flooded areas in Pennsylvania. Gamma Sigma Sigma members are providing material

Posted on 10/7/2011 12:50:56 PM

Safety Sciences Doctoral Program to Begin at IUP in 2013

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors approved IUP’s Doctor of Philosophy in Safety Sciences program. IUP’s program will be the first of its kind in the nation. “IUP’s program is unique in that it is designed to be a very comprehensive offering, not just focused on one or two aspec

Posted on 10/6/2011 3:59:14 PM

First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture to Feature Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson

Former CIA operations officer Valerie Plame Wilson and U.S. diplomat Joseph Wilson will be the speakers at this year’s First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture at IUP. The couple will present “ The Politics of Truth: Inside the Valerie Plame Wilson CIA Leak Controversy .” The lecture, presented as part of the Lively Ar

Posted on 10/4/2011 11:58:00 AM

International Education Week Events to Include Naturalization Ceremony

The Office of International Education is sponsoring several activities in celebration of International Education Week, October 10–14, 2011, including a naturalization ceremony October 14. International Education Week, a joint national initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education

Posted on 10/4/2011 11:42:19 AM

Students to “Rock the Grove” for the Alice Paul House

Fraternity and sorority members will be “Rocking the Grove” October 4 and 5, 2011, to benefit the Alice Paul House, Indiana County’s shelter for domestic violence survivors and their children. The students will be in rocking chairs in the Oak Grove on October 4 from 4:00 to 11:30 p.m. and October 5 from 9:00 a.m.

Posted on 10/3/2011 4:09:49 PM

Sororities, Fraternities Partner with Service Learning for Food Drive

IUP fraternity and sorority members , in conjunction with the Office of Service Learning , will hold a food drive to benefit the Community Kitchen of Indiana County. Students will collect canned vegetables, canned fruit, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, and baby food at the BiLo along North Fourth Street on October 7

Posted on 10/3/2011 1:23:37 PM

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