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IUP News: May 2012

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Culinary Arts Dean’s List for Spring 2012

The Academy of Culinary Arts has released its Dean’s Recognition List for Academic Excellence for the Spring 2012 semester. Students are named to the list when they achieve a GPA of 3.25 or higher.

Posted on 5/30/2012 5:08:49 PM

College of Education and Educational Technology Earns Full Reaccreditation from National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

The accreditation evaluation takes many months of work and is a comprehensive, multistep process that involves an in-depth qualitative and quantitative examination of all the programs within the college.

Posted on 5/24/2012 2:20:29 PM

Driving in Pennsylvania? Better Know the New Texting Law, Says IUP Highway Safety Project

With Pennsylvania’s new texting-while-driving law in effect and PennDOT's “Just Drive, PA" campaign underway, the IUP Regional Highway Safety Project has partnered with PennDOT, local law enforcement, AAA, and several safety organizations to raise public awareness of the need to eliminate distractions while driving.

Posted on 5/22/2012 6:25:02 PM

Bryner, Upward Bound Math and Science Student, Receives Dell Scholarship to Pursue Bachelor's Degree at IUP

Christina Bryner, a senior at Blairsville High School, has received a $20,000 scholarship from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation to support education-related expenses in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree at IUP. Bryner has been a four-year participant in the IUP Upward Bound Math and Science program.

Posted on 5/21/2012 4:55:11 PM

Speidel Appointed Vice President for University Advancement

In his new role, William Speidel is responsible for directing a comprehensive fundraising program, overseeing the Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement Services area, and serving as liaison to the Foundation for IUP.

Posted on 5/15/2012 1:04:59 PM

Lee '12 Presented the First Stephen Mayhle '02 Memorial Scholarship

Criminology graduate Patrick Allen Lee '12 was awarded the first Stephen Mayhle '02 Memorial Scholarship at the department's graduation ceremony during Commencement, May 12.

Posted on 5/14/2012 3:56:25 PM

Ralph F. Roberts Heritage Learning Commons Named at IUP Punxsutawney

A special-use learning area at IUP Punxsutawney has been named in honor of the late Ralph F. Roberts, Punxsutawney businessman and IUP trustee.

Posted on 5/11/2012 1:11:03 PM

Commencement to Graduate 2,250 and Feature McGeary '54, Anthony, and Stahl as Speakers

Commencement 2012 takes place on Saturday, May 12, in two ceremonies at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Clyde McGeary '54 will deliver the keynote address, and students Christopher Anthony and Stephanie Stahl will present remarks.

Posted on 5/9/2012 2:11:42 PM

Eight Honored with 2011-2012 Teaching Excellence Awards

Eight faculty have been recognized by the Center for Teaching Excellence for innovative work in linking courses, creating exemplary online courses, redesigning to enhance interaction, integrating service learning, and more.

Posted on 5/1/2012 12:19:45 PM