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: June 2009

Luncheon to Benefit Breast Cancer Foundation Planned for July 9

Aramark  will present a “Pink Flamingo Flock Party” fundraising event to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on July 9, 2009, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The buffet luncheon will be held at the IUP Crimson Event Center, Pratt Drive and Maple Street. The menu includes the following appetizers: f

Posted on 6/29/2009 10:25:31 AM

Residential Revival’s Final Phase Under Way after Financial Negotiations Conclude

Financial negotiations have concluded for the culminating and final phase of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s  Student Residential Revival . Construction is under way for the fourth phase of the $270 million project, the Crimson Suites, a 596-bed facility along Maple Street between Pratt Drive and Eleventh Stre

Posted on 6/29/2009 10:21:55 AM

Children’s Day Celebrated at July 1 Picnic

The picnic in the Oak Grove on July 1, 2009, designated as Children’s Day, will feature the IUP Footlight Players Theater-for-Youth program and a puppet-making workshop at 11:30 a.m.

Posted on 6/29/2009 10:15:40 AM

Heinz Endowments Awards IUP $160,000 for Promise Plus Initiative

The Heinz Endowments of Pittsburgh has awarded Indiana University of Pennsylvania a $160,000 grant to support IUP’s The Promise Plus initiative. The Promise Plus aims to expand the impact of the Pittsburgh Promise—a program designed to help all students in Pittsburgh Public Schools plan, prepare, and pay for educat

Posted on 6/29/2009 9:56:22 AM

Cook Honors College’s Flewelling Receives National Fellowship

Sarah Flewelling, an International Studies and Asian Studies major from the Robert E. Cook Honors College, was chosen for a national fellowship for students interested in pursuing Foreign Service careers.

Posted on 6/25/2009 12:55:21 PM

Edwards Named Student Trustee

Raymond G. Edwards, a junior  International Business  and  Economics  double major and Music minor in IUP’s  Robert E. Cook Honors College , has been appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell as a student trustee on the  Council of Trustees . Edwards was appointed June 11, 2009. He will serve in the rol

Posted on 6/24/2009 2:32:36 PM

Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Center Established

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Tony Atwater has established the Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership and selected Dr. Caleb Finegan, associate professor of History , as its founding director. Finegan will begin work in this role on July 1. “Throughout its proud history, IUP has est

Posted on 6/11/2009 1:25:08 PM

Entrepreneur Camp Offered for High School Students

The Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Center will offer an Entrepreneur-in-Training Camp for high school students June 22–26, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.

Posted on 6/10/2009 3:01:32 PM

Summer Writing Camps Offered for Grades Six through Nine

The Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project will present three summer writing camps for students entering grades six through nine.

Posted on 6/10/2009 2:56:03 PM

Art Professor, Students Awarded Heifer University Scholarships

The director of the Center for Turning and Furniture Design and two art students have been awarded competitive scholarships to attend Heifer University for Educators.

Posted on 6/9/2009 3:18:35 PM

Alumni Reunion Weekend Honors “Pioneers”

More than two hundred graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and their guests will return to campus June 5 and 6, 2009, for the university’s annual Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Posted on 6/3/2009 4:29:35 PM

Academic Excellence and Innovation Awards Presented

Eight Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been selected for IUP’s Academic Excellence and Innovation Awards. The purpose of these awards, originated by IUP  President  Tony Atwater in 2007 and coordinated by the  Office of the Provost , is to encourage innovative approaches in three categories:

Posted on 6/3/2009 3:31:55 PM

Research Institute Executive Director Named

Dr. Phillip E. Myers has been selected to serve as executive director of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute. He will begin his position July 1, 2009.

Posted on 6/3/2009 3:06:42 PM

McCombie Named Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year

Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Dr. Sally McCombie has been recognized as the 2009 Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Educator of the Year by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. McCombie is a professor in IUP’s  Human Development and Environmental Studies Department  and coordi

Posted on 6/1/2009 1:30:16 PM

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