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: November 2010

Students Get Hands-On Experience with Weyandt Hall Green Roof

Students of Dr. Timothy Nuttle, a faculty member in the Biology Department, are creating a green roof—a roof covered in vegetation over a waterproof membrane—on top of Weyandt Hall.

Posted on 11/30/2010 7:27:20 AM

Chemistry Students Help Local Business Develop Energy Calculator

The Department of Chemistry recently assisted Gorell Windows & Doors, Indiana, with the development of an online energy savings calculator to show consumers the impact in energy savings of the company’s windows and doors in homes throughout America.

Posted on 11/29/2010 11:32:26 AM

Kovalchick Complex Hotel Project Expected to Move Forward Following Legislation Approval

The plan to construct an adjoining hotel for the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex is projected to move forward. House Bill 2275, signed into law by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell on November 23, 2010, allows 3.35 acres of land owned by the Department of General Services to be transferred to IUP to ser

Posted on 11/23/2010 4:32:39 PM

Boser Moderates Marcellus Shale Forum in Westmoreland County

Dr. Susan Boser, Department of Sociology, served as moderator for a public forum November 18, 2010, sponsored by the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County on the Marcellus shale drilling being conducted on authority properties.

Posted on 11/22/2010 3:29:40 PM

Kovalchick Complex to Host Globetrotters for First Major Event

The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex will host longtime basketball-entertainment team the Harlem Globetrotters for its first major event on Thursday, March 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. The Kovalchick Complex is a 150,000-square-foot event center under construction along Wayne Avenue, next to campus. Ticket

Posted on 11/17/2010 3:59:12 PM

Nursing Students Achieve High Marks on Licensure Exam

IUP Nursing graduates have achieved, for the third year in a row, a more than 90 percent passing rate for first-time test takers on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX). The NCLEX is administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. All nursing graduates are requir

Posted on 11/11/2010 10:36:03 AM

Shellenbarger Elected to Leadership Position for National Nursing Group

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, a professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions , has been elected to the position of governor-at-large for the National League for Nursing. The National League for Nursing, based in New York City, includes more than 30,000 nurse ed

Posted on 11/11/2010 10:34:36 AM

Veterans Day Activities

IUP groups are participating in a number of events surrounding Veterans Day 2010, the national holiday honoring veterans of the armed services. See a list of activities: Thursday, November 11 (Veterans Day) Flag-Raising Ceremony The  IUP Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps  (ROTC) will hold its flag-raisin

Posted on 11/10/2010 3:08:51 PM

Apollo 13’s Lovell Lectures on Turning “Almost Certain Catastrophe into a Successful Recovery”

“The real 13 was not just another space adventure,” Captain James Lovell, Jr., commander of the Apollo 13, told audiences Monday night, November 1, 2010, in Fisher Auditorium . Lovell appeared at IUP as part of the First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture Series . He spoke mainly of his experience aboard spacecraft in

Posted on 11/1/2010 3:18:47 PM

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