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: February 2009

IUP President Selects Nancy J. Newkerk for 2009 President’s Medal of Distinction

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Tony Atwater will present the 2009 President’s Medal of Distinction for Professional Achievement to Nancy J. Newkerk of Indiana, a former IUP administrator. The IUP President’s Medal of Distinction is the highest nondegree award presented by IUP. It was established in 19

Posted on 2/26/2009 3:09:07 PM

IUP Offering Scholarships for Overseas Experiences

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has created a new scholarship to assist current IUP students in funding overseas educational experiences planned from summer 2009 through spring 2010. The International Education Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students who are participating in IUP-approved ove

Posted on 2/26/2009 3:04:58 PM

Abraham Lincoln Lecture, Play to Mark Series

The  Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries  will present a program on Abraham Lincoln for the 2009 Mary Jane Schafer Distinguished Speaker Series event and will co-present two performances of a play on Lincoln with the IUP  department of theater and dance . The programs have been organized in conjunction with L

Posted on 2/17/2009 4:36:08 PM

Fred Hanna, Teen Expert, to Lecture March 5

The Center for Counselor Training and Services is cosponsoring a free lecture for parents and educators by national expert on adolescence Fred Hanna at 7:00 p.m. March 5, 2009, at the Franklin Regional Middle School auditorium in Murrysville.

Posted on 2/17/2009 4:35:18 PM

Kovalchick Center Construction Under Way

INDIANA, Pa.—Construction officially began Feb. 16 for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s $53.49 million  Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex . The KCAC, a 150,000-square-foot facility to be located along Wayne Avenue adjacent to the university, includes the 5,000-seat Ed Fry Arena, the 650-seat Christine

Posted on 2/17/2009 4:34:06 PM

IUP Selected for National Presidential Community Service Honor Roll

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected for the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts to America’s communities. The honor roll is produced by the Corporation for National Community Service in collaboration with the Department of Education, the Depa

Posted on 2/16/2009 10:46:45 AM

Science Education Programs Receive Full National Recognition

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s four science education programs have achieved full national recognition from the National Science Teacher Education Association, a specialized accrediting organization affiliated with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. NCATE is a nonprofit, nongovernmen

Posted on 2/11/2009 4:29:58 PM

Congressman Murtha to Lecture by Video in Foreign Policy Class

Congressman John P. Murtha will be a guest lecturer in Dr. Mac Fiddner’s American Foreign Policy class from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 9, 2009, in McElhaney Hall, Room 110. He will lecture via video conference from his Washington, D.C., office

Posted on 2/6/2009 2:50:39 PM

Musical “Anything Goes” to Be Presented February 2009

IUP’s Music Theater and Theater-by-the-Grove will present “Anything Goes” in the Performing Arts Center’s Fisher Auditorium from February 18–20 at 7:00 p.m. and February 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/6/2009 12:14:35 PM

Music Fraternity, Sorority Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Shelter

Two Indiana University of Pennsylvania professional music fraternities, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Sigma Alpha Iota, raised $355 for the Alice Paul House, a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. The groups raised the funds by staging a swing dance demonstration in November. Men of Swing, led by student Mark Y

Posted on 2/6/2009 12:06:14 PM

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