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: April 2010

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, associate professor in the  Department of English , has been selected for a Fulbright Scholarship. She is one of only eight hundred faculty in the nation selected for this competitive scholarship and is IUP’s sixtieth Fulbright Scholarship recipient. The award will support Comfort’s research

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

Reminder: Chalk on the Walk Marks Nineteenth Year Wednesday

Students will have the opportunity to express themselves during the nineteenth annual Sidewalk Commentary Contest, also known as “Chalk on the Walk,” Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in the Oak Grove. The event is presented by the student chapter of the National Art Education Association and the College of Fine Arts .

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

Cook Honors College Student Wins Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship

An IUP senior is one of only fourteen students in the nation selected this year for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. Erin O’Brien, a History and Asian Studies double major in the Robert E. Cook Honors College , will teach English in Taiwan for eleven months following her May graduation from IUP.

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

NASA Terra Project Scientist Imhoff to Speak

In recognition of the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s chapter of Sigma Xi scientific honor society is sponsoring a presentation by a NASA scientist. Dr. Marc Imhoff, a NASA Terra project scientist, will present “Gray Wave of the Great Transformation: A Satellite View of Urban

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 a documentary to benefit the African Orphan Bracelet Campaign. Angels in the Dust, directed by Academy Award-winning director Louise Hogarth, will be screened April 28, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology auditorium. The

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

Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project Annual Conference Held at IUP

Teachers from Pennsylvania schools met recently for the Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project’s annual conference, held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The conference, “Coming Together XVI for Best Practices in Literacy Teaching: Conversations about Reading and Writing, K-College,” featured Dr. Barry Lan

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

Four faculty members have been selected as recipients of the 2009–2010 Teaching Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence . Recipients are Dr. Wendy Carse, English ; Dr. Karen Rose Cercone, Geoscience ; Jason Chimonides, Theater and Dance ; and Dr. Susan Fello, Professional Studies in

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. IUP was first selected for the program for 2009–2010. The program is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. It allows United States college

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

Former National Institute of Justice Criminologist to Lecture on Organized Crime

Former National Institute of Justice criminologist 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. The lecture, “One Hundred Years of Organized Crime: Old Cons, New Crimi

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. The Ali-Zaidi Award was established by Syed R. Ali-Zaidi, a founding member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s Board of Governors, to recognize and rew

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

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has collaborated with Ardiem Medical, Inc., of Indiana, on a Small Business Innovation Research Grant Phase I application to the National Institutes of Health. Faculty members from the  Physics  and  Biology  departments collaborated on the grant application. This is the first tim

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”

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will continue its tradition of IUP Cares programming with “Successful Aging: Preparing for Life’s Transitions” on April 30, 2010, in the Hadley Union Building. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m., and its final sessions will be from 1:40 to 2:55 p.m. Longtime Pitts

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. Gido was recognized with the award at the February 26, 2010, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences awards ceremony in San

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. This year’s Business Day, the college’s thirty-second annual event, was renamed in honor of Stevenson, a longtime I

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

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