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: August 2011

End-of-Life Care to Be Focus of Nursing Workshop

The  Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is partnering with Indiana Regional Medical Center and Windber Medical Center to present a workshop on end-of-life care. The workshop is October 21, 2011, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex . It is $35 for members

Posted on 8/30/2011 2:48:23 PM

Colatrino Receives Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan

Marc Colatrino, a senior Asian Studies major from Leechburg, is one of only eighty-five students in the nation selected for a Bridging Scholarship for study abroad in Japan.

Posted on 8/29/2011 12:11:45 PM

Biology Research Project on Effects of Nitrites on Zebrafish Earns Students a Society of Toxicology Award

Two Indiana Area Senior High School students are getting a head start on their academic careers. Ida Karimi and Alison Simmons, students at IUP during the summer, won the 2011 Mary Anne Stock Student Research Award from the Allegheny-Erie chapter of the Society of Toxicology for their research project “Effects of

Posted on 8/26/2011 11:16:33 AM

West Nile Virus Control Program to Spray on Campus

Spraying for mosquitoes will take place on the IUP campus between the Robertshaw Building and the  Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex after mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus were found in a trap in that area. The Indiana County West Nile Virus Control Program plans to spray between 7:30 and 9:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/24/2011 4:28:38 PM

Snavely Starts as Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Deanne Snavely, who was appointed dean of the  College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in the spring, began work at IUP on August 1, 2011. She brings to IUP twenty-five years of experience from Bowling Green State University. Most recently, she served as interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Scien

Posted on 8/24/2011 1:44:31 PM

IUP Feels Earthquake Effects, Campus Safe

An earthquake in the Richmond, Va., area, magnitude of 5.9, shook campus buildings shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Campus safety officials have said that, unless occupants are notified to evacuate, campus buildings are safe. Campus emergency officials may be reached at 724-357-2141.

Posted on 8/23/2011 2:20:21 PM

Faculty Promotions for Fall 2011 Announced

The  Office of the Provost has announced the promotion of several faculty members, effective the Fall 2011 semester. Professor Those promoted to the rank of professor are as follows: Hussam Al-Shammari, Management Kathryn Bonach, Sociology Laura Delbrugge, Spanish Susan Fello, Professional

Posted on 8/22/2011 5:04:32 PM

Computer Science Languages and Systems Track Accredited

The Computer Science Department’s degree program in Computer Science/Languages and Systems Track has been recognized with accreditation by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET (formerly the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).

Posted on 8/22/2011 4:38:11 PM

Move-In, Other Events Mark Start of 2011–2012 Academic Year

As the start of the Fall 2011 semester approaches, IUP is gearing up for student move-in and other events that celebrate the new academic year and welcome new students into the community. The move-in process will begin with smaller groups of students in mid-August and reach its highest volume August 26–28. Movi

Posted on 8/5/2011 1:30:02 PM

Forbes Magazine “Top Colleges” List Includes IUP Again in 2011

IUP has been recognized, for the second year in a row, as one of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes magazine. IUP is one of only twenty-three Pennsylvania colleges and universities chosen for this fourth annual listing. There are 6,600 accredited postsecondary institutions in the U.S. “America’s Top Colleges”

Posted on 8/5/2011 11:28:38 AM

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