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IUP News: February 2012

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Top Students Invited to Join IUP Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

The oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society in the nation has sent IUP chapter membership invitations to the top 10 percent of juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Invitations were mailed to 430 undergraduate and 557 graduate students' home addresses. Students are encouraged to join and take advantage of all membership offers.

Posted on 2/29/2012 12:09:53 PM

Eighth Annual Student Blood Drive to Honor Veteran Matt Homa '02, February 29

The blood drive in honor of Army second lieutenant Matt Homa ’02, who was wounded in Iraq in 2003, will be held on Wednesday from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 2/24/2012 12:10:03 PM

Fall 2011 Dean’s List

See who made the Fall 2011 Dean’s List. Undergraduates receive recognition on the Dean’s List for each semester (or summer sessions cumulatively) in which they earn at least a 3.25 grade-point average.

Posted on 2/21/2012 10:45:12 AM

Senator White to Receive 2012 President’s Medal of Distinction from IUP

State senator Don White, R 41st Dist., will receive the 2012 President’s Medal of Distinction from IUP at the Leader’s Circle of Indiana County annual awards dinner on March 15.

Posted on 2/21/2012 9:32:17 AM

IUP-TV Wins National Broadcasting Society Regional First Place Awards

Two IUP-TV programs earned Region One first place awards in 2011. “The Week in Review” won first place in Best News/Documentary/Public Affairs Program, and “Indie Rocker’s Ball” took first place in Best Music/Entertainment Program.

Posted on 2/20/2012 3:31:12 PM

Kahn Folk Concert Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now available for the March 24 concert by acclaimed folk singer and songwriter Si Kahn. Kahn's performance is part of the 35th annual Appalachian Studies Association national conference , March 23–25, at IUP. The concert is open to the public.

Posted on 2/17/2012 12:38:22 PM

Artist Lecture Series to Accompany “Multiversity” Exhibit

A “Meet the Artist” lecture series will start February 22 in conjunction with the Multiversity exhibition at the University Museum. Faculty members from the Art Department will give the lectures, which are free and open to the community.

Posted on 2/15/2012 12:11:55 PM

Chili Cookoff to Benefit Military Families; Community Entries Welcomed

The Kappa Sigma fraternity will hold a chili cookoff February 25 to benefit a program serving American military families. Individuals, groups, and businesses are eligible to enter chili into the competition for a $20 fee.

Posted on 2/15/2012 11:48:17 AM

December 2011 Graduate List

See the full list of students who graduated from IUP in December 2011.

Posted on 2/15/2012 8:18:29 AM

Livingstone Diary Recovery to Be Topic of Panel Presentation

IUP’s Adrian Wisnicki and other members of an international team that deciphered one of explorer David Livingstone’s original diaries will give a panel presentation February 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the IUP Libraries’ Serials Department.

Posted on 2/14/2012 12:49:23 PM

Museum Exhibition to Feature Faculty Work

The University Museum will host an exhibit, Multiversity: IUP Faculty Artists, from February 11 through March 24, featuring the work of faculty artists. A public reception will take place February 11 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Posted on 2/8/2012 3:19:27 PM

Si Kahn to Give Public Concert during Appalachian Studies Conference in March

Singer-songwriter Si Kahn will give a public concert March 24, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in the IUP Performing Arts Center’s Fisher Auditorium as part of the Appalachian Studies Association national conference, March 23–25, at IUP.

Posted on 2/3/2012 2:10:10 PM

IUP to Host Appalachian Studies Association National Conference

IUP will host the Appalachian Studies Association national conference, March 23-25, 2012, featuring more than 500 presenters, including 50 from the IUP community.

Posted on 2/2/2012 12:29:15 PM

After-School Activity Program Promotes Children’s Fitness

The Health and Physical Education Department will offer the eight-week After-School Activity Program (ASAP) starting February 28, 2012, for area students in grades six through eight.

Posted on 2/1/2012 11:00:42 AM