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IUP News: June 2009

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Luncheon to Benefit Breast Cancer Foundation Planned for July 9

Aramark will present a “Pink Flamingo Flock Party” luncheon to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on July 9, 2009, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Crimson Event Center.

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 final phase of the Residential Revival. Construction is under way for the Crimson Suites, a 596-bed facility along Maple Street between Pratt Drive and Eleventh Street.

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 has awarded IUP $160,000 for an initiative to help students in Pittsburgh Public Schools plan, prepare, and pay for education beyond high school at an accredited post-secondary institution in the state.

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 from the Robert E. Cook Honors College, has been appointed a student trustee on the Council of Trustees.

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

Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Center Established

President Tony Atwater has established the Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership and selected Dr. Caleb Finegan of the History Department as its founding director.

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 faculty members have been selected for IUP’s Academic Excellence and Innovation Awards, which encourage innovation in research projects.

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

Dr. Sally McCombie, Human Development and Environmental Studies Department, has been recognized as the 2009 Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Educator of the Year by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. 

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