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IUP News: November 2011

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New Nursing Simulation Lab to Be Introduced during Open House

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will host an open house December 9, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to showcase its new simulation laboratory in Putt Hall.

Posted on 11/29/2011 5:29:05 PM

Tree-Lighting Ceremony Planned for 2011

IUP will celebrate the holidays with its annual tree-lighting ceremony Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 4:45 p.m. on the East Porch of John Sutton Hall. The ceremony is free and open to the community.

Posted on 11/29/2011 5:27:58 PM

Kovalchick Complex Hotel Project a Step Closer after Land Transfer

IUP now owns 3.35 acres adjacent to the Kovalchick Complex after the conveyance of the land from the Department of General Services became final November 10, 2011. The land is intended to be the site of a hotel.

Posted on 11/23/2011 2:31:48 PM

AIDS Awareness Events Planned

An IUP English class has planned several events starting November 28, 2011, in observance of AIDS Awareness Month.

Posted on 11/23/2011 2:00:27 PM

Presidential Search Committee to Host Candidates Starting November 28

The Presidential Search Committee will host five candidates starting November 28 for the position of IUP president. Several open forums for students, faculty and staff members, and members of the Indiana community will offer opportunities to meet and hear from the candidates.

Posted on 11/22/2011 3:53:50 PM

Fashion Show to Benefit Cleft Lip, Palate Repair

A Fashion Merchandising class will present a fashion show December 7 to benefit Operation Smile, which provides free cleft lip and cleft palate repair surgery for children in more than sixty countries.

Posted on 11/15/2011 12:46:33 PM

Honor Society Recognized as Chapter of Excellence

IUP’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society has been recognized as a Chapter of Excellence by the national organization.

Posted on 11/15/2011 12:31:15 PM

Indi Kids Receives Continued Accreditation

The Indiana County Child Day Care Program, known as Indi Kids, has received continued accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, a national group of early childhood professionals.

Posted on 11/14/2011 9:43:54 AM

Professor Discovering “Real” David Livingstone

The travels of David Livingstone are “officially” documented in The Last Journals of David Livingstone, published after his 1873 death, but an IUP professor is part of a team that has uncovered the uncensored version.

Posted on 11/11/2011 11:16:14 AM

Nutrition Program’s Dietetics Track Accredited

The Dietetics Track in the Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition program has been recognized with full, continued accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

Posted on 11/2/2011 4:27:26 PM

Branthoover Receives State Counselor Association President’s Award

Holly Branthoover, Counseling Department, received the 2011 Pennsylvania Counselor Association President’s Award based on her dedication and record of service to the organization.

Posted on 11/1/2011 3:00:34 PM