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IUP News: April 2010

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Summer 2010 Emergency Medical Technician Training Offered

The Division of Emergency Services Training will offer its 2010 summer Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training program starting June 10, 2010. Registration is due by May 28.

Posted on 4/29/2010 11:47:47 AM

Comfort Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Support Research in India

Dr. Susan Comfort, Department of English, has been selected for a Fulbright Scholarship to support her research at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies in New Delhi, India, starting in January 2011.

Posted on 4/28/2010 11:33:22 AM

Reminder: Chalk on the Walk Marks Nineteenth Year Wednesday

Students will express themselves in chalk during the annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 4/26/2010 2:55:38 PM

Cook Honors College Student Wins Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship

Erin O’Brien, a History and Asian Studies double major in the Robert E. Cook Honors College, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and will teach English in Taiwan for eleven months.

Posted on 4/23/2010 4:34:25 PM

NASA Terra Project Scientist Imhoff to Speak

Dr. Marc Imhoff, a NASA Terra project scientist, will give a lecture April 27, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in IUP’s Eberly Auditorium. The program is free and open to the community.

Posted on 4/23/2010 4:22:47 PM

Showing of “Angels in the Dust” Documentary Part of Student Marketing Campaign

A social cause marketing class will present the documentary Angels in the Dust on April 28, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in the Eberly auditorium to benefit the African Orphan Bracelet Campaign.

Posted on 4/21/2010 2:30:17 PM

Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project Annual Conference Held at IUP

The Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project’s annual conference was held recently at IUP featuring writer and teacher Dr. Barry Lane as the keynote speaker.

Posted on 4/16/2010 2:19:32 PM

Legislative Fellow Haluska Visits Campus

See photos from an April 1, 2010, visit to campus by IUP’s twelfth Legislative Fellow, state Representative Gary Haluska.

Posted on 4/14/2010 3:48:46 PM

Teaching Excellence Awards for 2009–2010 Announced

Wendy Carse, Karen Rose Cercone, Jason Chimonides, and Susan Fello will receive 2009–2010 Teaching Excellence Awards at the annual Center for Teaching Excellence Reflective Practice Project awards dinner April 28, 2010.

Posted on 4/14/2010 2:35:33 PM

Yellow Ribbon Program Reconfirms IUP for 2010-2011

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected as a participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program for 2010–2011.

Posted on 4/14/2010 2:26:00 PM

Former National Institute of Justice Criminologist to Lecture on Organized Crime

Dr. Jay S. Albanese will give a lecture on organized crime from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. April 22, 2010, in Sutton Hall’s Gorell Recital Hall. The Criminology Department is sponsoring this event.

Posted on 4/14/2010 2:10:22 PM

Cook Honors College Student a Runner-Up for Ali-Zaidi Award

Melissa Rogers, of Hawley, a Spanish and English major, is one of two runners-up for the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence.

Posted on 4/14/2010 2:02:28 PM

History Club Dinner Benefits Slebodnik Memorial Scholarship

The History Club will hold a dinner in honor of Eric Slebodnik, a former student killed in action in Iraq, Friday, April 16, 2010, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Indiana.

Posted on 4/13/2010 3:54:45 PM

IUP, Ardiem Medical Collaborate on Research Grant Application

Physics and Biology faculty members have collaborated with Ardiem Medical, Inc., on a grant application to the National Institutes of Health to fund research on technologies associated with implantable electrode devices.

Posted on 4/13/2010 3:46:13 PM

Food and Nutrition Students Plan Food Drive

The “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” food drive, a Community Nutrition class project, will be held Saturday, April 17, 2010.

Posted on 4/13/2010 3:36:40 PM

Biology Student’s Goldwater Scholarship Makes Fifth for IUP

Kelsi Lindblad, of Farmington, Mich., a student in the Robert E. Cook Honors College and Biology Honors Program, was one of 278 students nationwide chosen for the Goldwater Scholarship.

Posted on 4/13/2010 10:49:31 AM

Pittsburgh Broadcaster Schano to Speak at IUP Cares Program “Successful Aging”

The IUP Cares program for 2010 will be “Successful Aging: Preparing for Life’s Transitions” on April 30 in the Hadley Union Building. Pittsburgh broadcaster Eleanor Schano will be keynote speaker for the program’s luncheon.

Posted on 4/8/2010 3:29:29 PM

Highway Safety Project to Host Safe Driving Competition for High School Students

High schools in Armstrong and Indiana counties are invited to select teams to represent their schools at the Indiana Regional Safe Driving Competition on April 23, 2010, at the IUP Highway Safety Center.

Posted on 4/8/2010 3:04:42 PM

Criminology Professor Gido Receives National Honor as Mentor

Dr. Rosemary Gido, Criminology professor and internship coordinator, has been awarded the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Mentorship Award for her work in guiding and assisting students.

Posted on 4/8/2010 2:43:22 PM

Business Day 2010 Honors Stevenson, Hall of Distinction Inductees

The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology honored five alumni with induction into the Hall of Distinction during Lt. Col. Charles B. Stevenson Memorial Business Day on April 6, 2010.

Posted on 4/6/2010 3:53:18 PM