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: May 2011

Energy Team to Test Water near Marcellus Drilling Site in Westmoreland County

A team of faculty members has been awarded a contract to conduct water sampling around the 1,300-acre Beaver Run Reservoir and plans to place test results on a website available to the public.

Posted on 5/31/2011 1:39:29 PM

Culinary Arts Dean’s Recognition List for Spring 2011

The Academy of Culinary Arts has released its Dean’s Recognition List for Academic Excellence for the Spring 2011 semester. Students are named to the list when they achieve a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher. The academy, located in Punxsutawney, is one of only 112 programs in the United States fully accredi

Posted on 5/31/2011 8:42:59 AM

Picnics in the Grove 2011 to Start June 1

IUP will present its weekly picnics in the Oak Grove on Wednesdays from June 1 through August 3. For the first picnic, contemporary music will be played and special guest will be St. Thomas More University Parish.

Posted on 5/26/2011 5:23:09 PM

Seventh-Inning Rallies Push IUP Softball Past Bloomsburg and into College World Series

The softball team will make its first appearance at the College World Series, May 26–30, 2011, in Salem, Va., after defeating Bloomsburg, 2-1, in game two of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Super Regional, Saturday, May 21.

Posted on 5/21/2011 3:06:30 PM

IUP Named to National Community Service Honor Roll for Third Straight Year

IUP has been selected, for the third consecutive year, for inclusion on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts to America’s communities. The honor roll is produced by the Corporation for National Community Service in collaboration with the Department of Educatio

Posted on 5/17/2011 5:10:54 PM

Heritage Garden Dedicated; Garden Club’s Work Recognized

IUP and the Foundation for IUP formally dedicated the Heritage Garden on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The garden is in front of the Northern Suites residence hall. Speakers for the dedication ceremony included Dr. Cornelius Wooten, vice president for Administration and Finance , and Dr. Ruth Riesenman, representing

Posted on 5/17/2011 3:12:04 PM

Women’s Conference to Feature Workshops, Antkowiak as Keynote Speaker

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women will present its fourth annual conference, “Tough Women in Tough Times ,” May 25, 2011, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. The conference will begin with morning registration at 8:00. The IUP commission is working with Indiana Regional Medical C

Posted on 5/12/2011 10:25:04 AM

Stein Earns State Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Highest Honor

Dr. David Stein, professor and director of the Speech-Language Pathology program, received the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s highest honor for his dedication to the speech-language pathology field.

Posted on 5/11/2011 3:36:39 PM

Health and Human Services Names Blood Outstanding Teacher

The College of Health and Human Services has selected Dr. Janet Blood, assistant professor of fashion merchandising ( Human Development and Environmental Studies Department ), to receive its 2011 Outstanding Teacher Award. Blood was recognized as a “learning facilitator” who “inspires students to be creative w

Posted on 5/6/2011 2:08:28 PM

Trustees Recognize Student Member

Raymond G. Edwards, Jr., of Wernersville, was recognized by the Council of Trustees on May 5, 2011, for his work as student trustee. Edwards, son of Raymond and Janice Edwards, was appointed a trustee June 11, 2009, by Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. His tenure will end with his May 7 graduation from IUP with b

Posted on 5/5/2011 12:34:35 PM

Jennings Earns Service Learning Volunteer of the Year Award

The Office of Service Learning honored Dr. Linda Jennings, Music Department faculty member, with the 2010–2011 Volunteer of the Year Award. Jennings was honored as a result of her service beyond the requirements of being a member of the faculty. She has created music programs in Haiti, and, following the recen

Posted on 5/5/2011 12:12:48 PM

2011 May Commencement Details Provided

May Commencement ceremonies will take place, for the first time, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Complete details about the ceremony are available on the Commencement website . Commencement is May 7, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Eligible to attend the May ceremony are 2,124 students who have either compl

Posted on 5/3/2011 4:26:26 PM

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