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IUP News: April 2011

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Botelho Named University Professor for 2011–2012

Dr. Lynn Botelho, a professor in the Department of History, has been selected as IUP’s 2011–2012 University Professor. This award is presented to an IUP faculty member who demonstrates an outstanding record of teaching, research, and scholarly activity and service.

Posted on 4/28/2011 1:37:09 PM

Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Memorial Scholarships

The Veterans Organization student group will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. April 30, 2011, at Indiana VFW Post 1989 to raise money for scholarships honoring three students who were killed in action in Iraq.

Posted on 4/26/2011 10:47:48 AM

Food and Nutrition Food Drive Marks Seventeenth Year

The Department of Food and Nutrition will sponsor the annual “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” food drive April 30, 2011, with several collection sites around Indiana County.

Posted on 4/26/2011 10:19:38 AM

Cardboard-Village Event Raises Funds, Builds Awareness of Homelessness

IUP’s National Residence Hall Honorary raised $339 for the Indiana County Community Action Program through its first “cardboard village” April 19, 2011, in the Oak Grove.

Posted on 4/20/2011 5:02:19 PM

Student Group to Recycle Old Electronics

The Association for Management Information Systems will host an “e-cycling” event to recycle old electronics April 30, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology parking lot.

Posted on 4/20/2011 4:44:51 PM

Record Number of Applicants Closes Freshman Application Process for Fall 2011

Because of a record number of applicants for the Fall freshman class, IUP is no longer accepting applications for general admission for freshman students for the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses.

Posted on 4/15/2011 12:31:09 PM

Arpaia to Join Leadership of September 11 Peace Organization

Paul Arpaia, History Department, will serve on the steering committee of September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, a peace organization founded by family members of those killed in the September 11, 2001, attacks.

Posted on 4/12/2011 1:52:32 PM

Blood Wins Top Award in Sewing Association’s Design Challenge

Janet Blood, assistant professor of fashion merchandising, won top prize, Best Overall, in the 2010 Association of Sewing and Design Professionals “Suit Your Style” design challenge.

Posted on 4/11/2011 12:12:54 PM

Management Services Group to Host Chamber “Business after Hours” Event

The Management Services Group will begin its twentieth anniversary celebration by hosting the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours event April 26, 2011, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex.

Posted on 4/8/2011 10:42:08 AM

Memorial Scholarship Established for Pittsburgh Police Officer Stephen Mayhle

IUP marked the establishment of a memorial scholarship in honor of Stephen J. Mayhle, a 2002 Criminology graduate, April 6, 2011. Mayhle was one of three Pittsburgh police officers killed while responding to a disturbance in 2009.

Posted on 4/6/2011 11:23:09 AM

Eberly College of Business Earns Continued Accreditation from AACSB International

The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International following an AACSB review, required every five years.

Posted on 4/6/2011 10:03:44 AM

Safety Sciences Project Receives Alcoa Grant

IUP has received $99,000 from the Alcoa Foundation for research designed to help reduce human error in the workplace. Safety Sciences professor Jan Wachter will direct the research project.

Posted on 4/5/2011 2:35:45 PM

2011 Distinguished Faculty Awards Presented

Four faculty members were honored during Honors Day on April 3, 2011, with the university’s Distinguished Faculty Awards.

Posted on 4/1/2011 3:04:37 PM

“Into the Streets” Project in Need of Nonprofit Agencies to Serve

Because of the record-breaking response from IUP students for the spring “Into the Streets” day of service Saturday, April 9, 2011, the Office of Service Learning is looking for nonprofit agencies that need volunteer assistance.

Posted on 4/1/2011 2:50:56 PM

Nursing Department Partners for Seventh Annual Health Fair, Walk

IUP departments are working with St. Thomas More University Parish for the annual spring walk and health fair April 9, 2011. Included are a health fair at the parish, a walk on the IUP track, and a bike ride on the Hoodlebug Trail.

Posted on 4/1/2011 2:42:59 PM

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