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: November 2011

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. The facility is on the first floor of Putt Hall, at Grant and Eleventh streets. The open house is free and open to the commun

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. The event will include music by the IUP  Chorale and Chorus , directed by Heather Zosel, director of choral

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

Kovalchick Complex Hotel Project a Step Closer after Land Transfer

IUP is now the owner of 3.35 acres of land in White Township adjacent to Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex . The conveyance of the land from the Pennsylvania Department of General Services to IUP became final November 10, 2011. The land is intended to be the site of a hotel. The agreement became co

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

AIDS Awareness Events Planned

In observance of November as AIDS Awareness Month and December 1 as World AIDS Day, an IUP English class has developed several public awareness events. The class, under the direction of faculty member Veronica Watson, has developed events with the theme “HIV/AIDS: Then, Now, and the Battle for Tomorrow.” From

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. The chapter is the only one in Pennsylvania and one of only eleven in the nation receiving this honor for recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher educati

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. Indi Kids serves as a laboratory for students in the Child Development and Family Relations

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

Professor Discovering “Real” David Livingstone

The travels of missionary, physician, and explorer 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. In 2009, Adrian Wisnicki , assistant pro

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, an associate professor in the Counseling Department , was selected for the 2011 Pennsylvania Counselor Association President’s Award. The Pennsylvania association is affiliated with the American Counseling Association, a six-hundred-member national organization that promotes the growth

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

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