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News: March 2014

Students walking in the 2008 IUP Homecoming Parade

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Team Maliyah Bake Sale and Fundraiser, April 11

Want something sweet? Donate for a treat! On Tuesday, April 11, 2014, Gamma Sigma Sigma will be hosting a bake sale and fundraiser at the Indiana Mall from 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2014 4:39:26 PM

History Club Bake Sale, April 7 and 8

The History Club is having a bake sale/t-shirt sale in front of the Keith Auditorium by the vending machines on Monday, April, 7 and Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2014 1:35:33 PM

College Democrats Meeting, April 3

The College Democrats will hold a meeting this Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Commonplace Coffeehouse from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2014 8:57:11 AM

“Monty Python and the Holy Grail” Movie Night, April 2

The College Democrats will be hosting a movie night showing Monty Python and the Holy Grail on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in the HUB Knowlton Room at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2014 8:52:48 AM

Walking Tacos Tuesday, April 1

The College Democrats is hosting Walking Taco Tuesday on Tuesday, April 2, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. by the Keith Hall main entrance.

Posted on 3/31/2014 8:50:00 AM

Conflict Palm Oil Presentation, April 2

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, IUP Palm Oil Action Team is giving a presentation on how Palm Oil, a major food ingredient, is resulting in Orangutan Extinction and Social and Labor right violations.

Posted on 3/31/2014 8:47:10 AM

Greek Sing, April 6

Greek Sing will be on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the Memorial Field House gymnasium from 2:00-5:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/31/2014 8:45:05 AM

Freedom Colors 5K Walk/Run, April 13

A family friendly event for all ages, this community event is non-competitive and encourages participants to enjoy the day outside while supporting a great cause. The event is on Sunday, April 13, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m at Dougherty Field.

Posted on 3/28/2014 10:15:10 AM

Geospatial Organization Meeting, April 1

Come join the Geospatial Organization in learding advanced GIS techniques on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Leonard 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/28/2014 10:07:57 AM

Spoken Word Poetry Reading, April 3

The English Club will be hosting another Spoken Word Poetry Reading at the Artist's Hand on Thursday, April 3, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/27/2014 1:14:11 PM

Pie a Sigma Pi, April 1

Pie a Sigma Pi will be hosting a fundraiser for the Amazing Day foundation on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 3/26/2014 3:41:42 PM

GRIP Worship Service, March 30

GRIP will be hosting a Worship Service This Sunday, March 30, 2014, starting at 12:12 in the HUB Delaware Room.

Posted on 3/26/2014 2:49:32 PM

Chess Club Meeting, March 28

Chess Club will be meeting on Friday, March 28, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the HUB Knowlton Room.

Posted on 3/26/2014 2:44:08 PM

Autism Speaks U General Meeting, March 27

Autism Speaks U will have a general meeting on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Uhler 111.

Posted on 3/26/2014 9:59:15 AM

Movie Night: Disney's “Frozen,” March 28

Come to the Residence Hall Association's free showing of Disney's Frozen this Friday, March 28, 2014, in Wallwork G-98 from 8:00-11:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/26/2014 9:57:26 AM

History Club Meeting, March 31

Join Dr. Moore and the History Club in a discussion about gladiators on Monday, March 31, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in Keith Hall.

Posted on 3/26/2014 9:54:11 AM

Ice Skating Fundraiser, March 29 and 30

Need something fun to do this weekend? Come ice skate at the S&T Bank Arena!

Posted on 3/26/2014 9:49:14 AM

Get Pampered with the Black Student League, March 29

Ladies of IUP this is for you! Come get pampered with The Black Student League and the Dovely Ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. on Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Wallwork G-98 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/25/2014 3:47:28 PM

Spring Fever Weekend Winners

Congratulations to the winners of Spring Fever weekend The winners are iPad Mini Megan MorrisKindle Kaleigh GilmerFlat Screen TV Brandon RosalesCamping Bundle Kristen ShaferMovie Bundle Erica ScheidtSugar High Bundle Michelle GrozinskyFun Bundle Kelsey Graspari Fast Food Bundle Keeth SpindlerStarbucks Bundle

Posted on 3/25/2014 2:27:22 PM

Voices of Joy Reunion Concert, April 5

IUP Voices of Joy will be hosting a Voices of Joy Reunion Concert on Saturday, April 5, 2014, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 3/25/2014 1:03:17 PM

Dodgeball Tournament, April 19

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. will be hosting a DodgeOWt Tournament on Saturday, April 19, 2014, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. in the Memorial Field House Auxiliary Gym.

Posted on 3/25/2014 1:00:38 PM

The Pulse General Membership Meeting, March 31

The Pulse will be holding a general membership meeting on Monday, March 31, 2014, from 8:00-9:00 p.m. in Wallwork G-98.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:56:47 PM

The Pocketbook Monologues, on April 5

There are all kinds of stories out there that people want to share, about love, sex, hatred, money and more! Come out Saturday, April 5, 2014, to the HUB Delaware Room at 6:00 p.m. and listen to poems, and spoken word!

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:56:09 PM

Crimson Hawks' Nights: Fun, Safe, Late-Night Events at IUP

Looking for something fun, safe, and late night to do at IUP? Recognized student organizations can now host late night events (events ending after midnight) and are encouraged to host events on Homecoming, Halloween, and/or St. Patrick’s Day Weekends.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:51:43 PM

Outing Club Meeting, March 27

The Outing Club will meet Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Keith 233 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:41:41 PM

College Democrats Meeting, March 26

The College Democrats will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny and Knowlton Rooms.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:31:01 PM

Great Gatsby Dance, Friday, April 11

The Great Gatsby dance will be on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 6:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:27:34 PM

BACCHUS Bingo, March 28

This Friday, March 28, 2014, will be bingo in the HUB Ohio Room from 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Posted on 3/25/2014 12:23:10 PM

IUP's Annual Cardboard Village, March 27

Bring your loose change and extra dollars to the Oak Grove this Thursday, March 27, between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.!

Posted on 3/24/2014 3:11:44 PM

Delta Tau Sigma Book Drive

Do you have books sitting around collecting dust? Looking for a way to get rid of them? Well here is your chance! Delta Tau Sigma is hosting a book drive this semester for our annual Book Sale/Bake Sale.

Posted on 3/24/2014 12:54:27 PM

Lutheran Campus Ministries Dinner Church, March 27

All IUP students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend dinner church this Thursday, March 27, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Campus Center. We are located at 875 School Street (across the street from Whitmyre Hall and Pratt Hall).

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:34:30 AM

Black Business Leaders of America General Meeting, March 25

The Black Business Leaders of America will be having a general members meeting on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in Eberly 311!

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:33:15 AM

Community Group to Discuss Ending Sexism in the Media and Empowering Women, March 29

University professors will speak on panel as a film exposes the under-representation of women in positions of influence in America on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Indiana Theater from 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:30:35 AM

Child and Family Studies Association Walking Tacos Meal Deal, March 26

The Child and Family Studies Association will be selling Walking Tacos in the lobby of Ackerman Hall on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:23:49 AM

Parlez-vous Francais? Come to French Club, March 26

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, French Club will have a meeting in the HUB Monongahela Room at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:19:58 AM

Students Advocating Gender Equality Meeting, March 27

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, SAGE (Students Advocating Gender Equality) will have a meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB Conemaugh Room.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:18:25 AM

Publishing Your Creative Writing Workshop, March 27

Do you know how to publish your work? If not, Sigma Tau Delta wants to help you find out at our workshop on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Stabley Library room 210 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/24/2014 10:14:56 AM

Zumba for Zacur Zumbathon, March 29

The IUP Research Institute is hosting Zumba for Zacur on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. in Zink Gym B.

Posted on 3/21/2014 9:28:38 AM

Discovery Club Niagara Falls Bus Trip, April 26

The Discovery Club will host a Niagara Falls bus trip on Saturday, April 26, 2014. The bus will leave IUP at 4:30 a.m. and will leave Niagara Falls at 8:00 p.m. and return back to IUP after midnight.

Posted on 3/21/2014 9:08:54 AM

Golden Key Election Meeting, March 27

Golden Key will be having a meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 3/21/2014 9:02:06 AM

Education Guest Speaker: Brandon Scardina, March 25

The National Art Education Association is hosting guest speaker Brandon Scardina on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in 213 Sprowls Hall.

Posted on 3/13/2014 9:30:29 AM

Printmaking Workshop, March 24

The National Art Education Association is hosting a printmaking workshop on Monday, March 24, 2014, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in 213 Sprowls Hall.

Posted on 3/13/2014 9:24:56 AM

The Pocketbook Monologues, April 5

The Black Student League will be hosting The Pocketbook Monologues on April 5, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the HUB Delaware Room.

Posted on 3/12/2014 2:32:22 PM

2014 Laurel Highlands Communications Conference, April 10

The Department of Communications Media at IUP will host the fifth annual Laurel Highlands Communications Conference (LHCC) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on April 10 and April 11, 2014  at the KCAC.  

Posted on 3/12/2014 2:30:21 PM

College Democrats Meeting, March 12

The College Democrats are having a meeting on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the HUB Knowlton and Allegheny Rooms.

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:33:31 AM

English Club Meeting, March 12

The English Club is having a meeting on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Leonard Hall Lounge. All majors are welcome!

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:31:14 AM

Philosophy Club Meeting, March 13

The Philosophy Club is holding a meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in Walsh 211. All majors are welcome! 

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:29:34 AM

Documentary Day, March 13

Join the Biology Club on Thursday, March 13, 2014, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in Weyandt room 6 for a viewing of Blackfish and a fun time!

Posted on 3/11/2014 9:24:32 AM

Win or Lose Dance Competition, April 26

The Black Emphasis Committee will be hosting a dance competition on Saturday, April 26, 2014. If you would like to participate, or for more information, please email yrmq@iup.edu.

Posted on 3/10/2014 1:30:34 PM

Lutheran Campus Ministries Dinner Church, March 13

All IUP students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend dinner church this Thursday, March 13, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Campus Center. We are located at 875 School Street (across the street from Whitmyre Hall and Pratt Hall).

Posted on 3/10/2014 1:28:25 PM

Secular Student Alliance Meeting, March 12

The Secular Student Alliance will hold their weekly meeting in the Northern Suites room 204 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/10/2014 1:26:46 PM

Fashion Visual Merchandising Club Iced Coffee and Hot Chocolate Sale, March 12

Grab some tasty treats on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Ackerman Hall from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. to start off your day! Iced Coffee, Hot Chocolate (& Lots of Marshmallows) & tons of pastries!

Posted on 3/10/2014 1:21:06 PM

TEN Presents: Balance and Composure, April 10

The Entertainment Network will be hosting Balance and Composure on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 3/7/2014 3:10:04 PM

Speak-Out General Interest Meeting, March 13

Students Advocating Gender Equality will be hosting a Speak-Out General Interest Meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB Conemaugh Room.

Posted on 3/7/2014 3:01:44 PM

From Deficit Day to Bankruptcy Day: The Financial Health of the Government, March 25

Young Americans for Liberty will be hosting Dr. Davies for a lecture in Sprowls Hall entitled “From Deficit Day to Bankruptcy Day: The Financial Health of the Government” on March 25, 2014, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the McVitty Auditorium. 

Posted on 3/7/2014 2:58:52 PM

Delta Tau Sigma Hosts Non-Alcoholic Mix Off, March 11

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in the HUB Ohio Room, Delta Tau Sigma will be hosting a non-alcoholic Mix Off to support different charities from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/7/2014 9:51:26 AM

Parlez-vous Francais? Come to French Club, March 12

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, French Club will have a meeting at 8:00 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 3/7/2014 9:48:02 AM

GRIP Worship Service, March 9

GRIP will be hosting a Worship Service this Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 12:12 p.m. in the HUB.

Posted on 3/6/2014 12:29:05 PM

1920's Themed Great Gatsby Dance, April 11

BACCHUS will be hosting a Great Gatsby Dance on Friday April 11, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 3/6/2014 12:26:23 PM

“Comedy Central on Campus” Tickets $10 with I-Card, April 16

The Entertainment Network will be hosting Comedy Central on Campus, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 3/6/2014 12:22:54 PM

Seeking Students for Executive Chair Positions for The Entertainment Network

TEN is looking for students who want to be apart of the executive board for the organization.

Posted on 3/5/2014 2:42:17 PM

The Militia and College Life Talent Show Auditions, March 6

The Militia Dance Team and College Life will be holding auditions for their upcoming talent show. The auditions will take place Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Zink Hall from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/4/2014 3:04:41 PM

History Club Meeting, March 10

Come hang out and learn about World War II with Dr. Schroeder and the History Club in Keith 232 on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.!

Posted on 3/4/2014 2:02:03 PM

IUP Athletics Third Annual 5K for Parkinson's

IUP Athletics will be hosting its third annual 5K for Parkinson's on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.on South Campus.

Posted on 3/4/2014 12:44:08 PM

Book Drive

Do you have books sitting around collecting dust? Looking for a way to get rid of them? Well here is your chance!

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:15:08 AM

The Entertainment Network Seeking Students for Executive Chair Positions

TEN is looking for students who want to be apart of the executive board for the organization. The available positions are contemporary music, contemporary entertainment, and hospitality. Please stop by the HUB room 216 for an application and to find out more about these positions.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:09:40 AM

Active Minds Soup and Pottery Sale, March 5

Active Minds will host a Soup and Pottery Sale on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Suites on Maple East, room G-60.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:07:41 AM

Voices of Joy Rehearsal, March 8

Looking for singers and instrumentalists! Come to our rehearsal this Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Rehearsal will be located on 418 Church Street. A van will escort people to the location at 2:30 p.m.; it will pick people up in front of the HUB PNC Bank.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:05:39 AM

Autism Speaks U Meeting, March 6

Autism Speaks U will be having a meeting on March 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Uhler 111.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:04:14 AM

Second Annual Fearless Diamond Awards and Tribute to Women Program, March 28

Do you know of a woman who has made an impact on your life or the IUP community? Nominate them for the 2nd annual Fearless Diamond Awards. This program is designed to acknowledge the women of IUP and the community for their dedication and service.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:00:26 AM

“Comedy Central on Campus,” April 16

Do you like SNL, MTV, and Comedy Central? Then come out on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, to see comedians Kate McKinnon, John Milhiser, and Nicole Byer performing at Fisher Auditorium!

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:55:44 AM

Trip to Pittsburgh Pirates Game, April 5(1)

The Entertainment Network will be taking a trip to the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game Saturday, April 5, 2014, leaving the Hub at 3:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:53:25 AM

English Club Meeting, March 5

The English Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Leonard Hall Lounge. All majors are welcome!

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:50:18 AM

Philosophy Club Meeting, March 6

The Philosophy Club will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in Walsh 211. All majors are welcome!

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:49:05 AM

Black Emphasis Committee Accepting Applications

The Black Emphasis Committee Student Programming Board is now accepting applications for an Educational Chair, Advertising Chair, and Graphics Chair.

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:47:42 AM

Hawk Rock Awareness 5K Run/Walk, April 6

Come out to race for hunger and homelessness in Indiana County. While running or walking, you can learn about hunger and homelessness in the county. The race is Sunday, April 6, 2014, starting at 10:30 a.m. The race will start and end at the IUP stadium parking lot.

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:42:13 AM

Zombie Prom Ticket Sale

The Paranormal Society of IUP is holding a spring formal with a “Zombie Apocalypse” theme on Saturday, April 12, 2014! Tickets are $10 per person and include a prom bid, a DJ with music and lights, and food and drink! More details at the table.

Posted on 3/4/2014 9:35:39 AM

College Democrats Meeting, March 5

The IUP College Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in the HUB Conemaugh Room from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/3/2014 1:27:20 PM

Movie Night: “Radio,” March 4

Join the Council for Exceptional Children and the Ruddock Education Living-Learning Community for the movie “Radio,” on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in G-12 Ruddock.

Posted on 3/3/2014 11:08:05 AM

Lutheran Campus Center Dinner Church, March 6

All IUP students, faculty and staff are invited to attend dinner church this Thursday, March 6, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Campus Center. We are located at 875 School Street (across the street from Whitmyre Hall and Pratt Hall).

Posted on 3/3/2014 10:36:11 AM

Amnesty International General Meeting, March 5

Amnesty International will be hosting a meeting in G-2 McElhaney at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 5, 2014. New members are always welcomed!

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:32:46 AM

Apply Now for the Disney College Program

Fun, sun, money, work experience, resume booster, and working for the one and only Mickey Mouse! Want to learn more?

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:28:51 AM

Tickets for the Great Gatsby Dance on Sale, March 7

Tickets for the Great Gatsby Dance will go on sale this Friday, March 7, 2014, at the HUB. The dance is on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:24:02 AM

Students Advocating Gender Equality Meeting, March 6

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, SAGE (Students Advocating Gender Equality) will meet up outside of the HUB Conemaugh Room at 6:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:21:46 AM

French Club Movie Night: “Cyrano de Bergerac,” March 5

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, French Club will host a movie showing of Cyrano de Bergerac at 7:00 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 3/3/2014 9:20:30 AM

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