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: April 2011

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. The award is presented on an annual basis, a

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 the Indiana VFW Post 1989 to raise money for three scholarships. The VFW is at 824 Indian Springs Road in White Township. The event benefits memorial scholarships in honor of Brent Adams, Beverly Sue

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 student group 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. The lot is located just off Eleventh Street next to the Memorial Field

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

Record Number of Applicants Closes Freshman Application Process for Fall 2011

IUP is no longer accepting applications for  general admission for freshman students for the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses for Fall 2011. “For the second year in a row, we received a record number of applicants for our Fall freshman class, and applicants are very strong academically,” James Begany, associate v

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

Dr. Janet Blood, assistant professor of fashion merchandising, Human Development and Environmental Studies Department , won top prize, Best Overall, in the 2010 Association of Sewing and Design Professionals “Suit Your Style” design challenge. The challenge, sponsored by Threads Magazine , involved trans

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. The event will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex . Chamber members and guests should make r

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 and Pittsburgh police officer, April 6, 2011, at KPMG in Pittsburgh. Mayhle, an Indiana native, was one of three Pittsburgh officers killed while responding to a disturbance April 4, 2009. He was twen

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, in which the program must demonstrate it meets the agency’s standards of quality. The college achieved accreditation of its bachelor’s a

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 Dr. Jan Wachter will direct this research, which will investigate current worker-engagement tools and develop models for improving human performance in the workplace.

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

2011 Distinguished Faculty Awards Presented

Four faculty members were honored during IUP’s 2011 Honors Day on April 3, 2011, with the university’s Distinguished Faculty Awards. Since 1969, IUP has presented these awards to honor faculty members who make significant contributions to the university. The 2011 winners: Lynne Alvine, English , Dist

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. Agencies interested in hosting volunteers should send a representative to a meeting

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

Nursing Department Partners for Seventh Annual Health Fair, Walk

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions , Department of Health and Physical Education , and Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership are working with St. Thomas More University Parish to present the “Step into Spring” Walk and sixth annual health fair April 9, 2011. The fair is planned f

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

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