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: September 2009

OnStage...Arts and Entertainment Presents “UpTown” Concert Series

IUP’s OnStage…Arts and Entertainment will offer four concerts at The Coney on Philadelphia Street’s VIP Lounge as part of its “OnStage UpTown” series starting October 2, 2009.

Posted on 9/30/2009 3:55:54 PM

Homecoming 2009 King and Queen Announced

Two 2006 Marion Center Area High School graduates have been selected as the 2009 IUP  Homecoming  queen and king. Nicole Buzzelli and Dan Fleming, both of Creekside, were chosen by members of the IUP student body as the queen and king of the Indiana campus. Jamee Joppy and Billy Harden, both of Harrisburg, were

Posted on 9/30/2009 11:34:09 AM

Christian-Atheist Dialogue Planned for October 6

IUP will host a program with coauthors Carl Peraino and James W. Sire based on their book Deepest Differences: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue on October 6, 2009, at 8:00 p.m. in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology auditorium.

Posted on 9/29/2009 1:26:27 PM

Global Spectrum Officials Provide Updates on KCAC Arena Management

Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted members of the Global Spectrum leadership team Monday, September 28, 2009, for a briefing about Global Spectrum’s management of the  Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex’s  Ed Fry Arena. Doug Higgons, regional vice president, provided information about the company, w

Posted on 9/28/2009 4:17:57 PM

University Professor Pagnucci to Offer Open Office Hours on Facebook

Note: Gian Pagnucci’s “Open Office Hours” are now live on the IUP Facebook page:  Open Office Hours with Gian Pagnucci .  You are invited to join Gian Pagnucci, IUP’s 2009–2010 University Professor , for a series of “Open Office Hours” offered via Facebook , the popular social-networking site. The interactive, o

Posted on 9/28/2009 3:35:40 PM

Sutton Suites to Be Named for Trustee Wallwork

Gealy W. Wallwork, a member of the  Council of Trustees , has been recognized with the naming of a residence hall in his honor. The Sutton Suites, completed in Phase III of the  Residential Revival , will be named the Gealy W. Wallwork Residence Hall. The Council of Trustees approved the naming during its publi

Posted on 9/25/2009 1:03:39 PM

Pidgeon Honored with Naming of Natatorium

The Memorial Field House swimming pool will be named in honor of the late John A. Pidgeon, formerly of Saltsburg and Indiana. The  Council of Trustees  approved the naming during its public meeting September 25, 2009. In the resolution, the trustees noted that Pidgeon provided “extraordinary support for and comm

Posted on 9/25/2009 1:01:22 PM

IUP Fairman Centre Gifts Acknowledged with Namings

Gifts to the IUP Fairman Centre in Punxsutawney are being acknowledged with the naming of areas within the building after four donors. Resolutions for the namings were approved by the Council of Trustees during its public meeting September 25, 2009. The entrance vestibule, lobby, and dining area will be named in

Posted on 9/25/2009 1:00:11 PM

KCAC Athletic Suites to Be Named for Brattons

Athletic suites in the  Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex  will be named in honor of Edward K. and Joan R. Bratton, of Indiana. The  Council of Trustees  approved a resolution for the naming during its public meeting September 25, 2009. In March,  Dr. Tony Atwater , IUP  president , announced that the 

Posted on 9/25/2009 12:54:52 PM

Residential Revival Phase III Ribbon Cutting

The Foundation for IUP and IUP cut the ribbon September 24, 2009, for Phase III of the Residential Revival project, a public-private collaboration that is revolutionizing the way students live and learn at IUP. (See photos from the event:  Residential Revival Phase III Ribbon Cutting Photo Gallery .) Phase I

Posted on 9/24/2009 4:37:56 PM

International Education Week Events Planned for 2009

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s  Office of International Education  is sponsoring several activities October 5–8, 2009, in celebration of International Education Week. International Education Week is a joint national initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote pro

Posted on 9/23/2009 2:41:51 PM

Homecoming Ball 2009: Tickets Available

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host its third annual  Homecoming Ball  on October 9, 2009, at the Indiana Country Club. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. Hosted by  Dr. Tony Atwater ,  IUP president , and his wife, Dr. Beverly Roberts-Atwater, the Homecoming Ball is open to the community as well as returning a

Posted on 9/23/2009 2:31:51 PM

Kovalchick Complex’s Fry Arena to Be Subject of Press Event

Members of Global Spectrum’s leadership team will present information about the firm’s management of the  Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex’s  Ed Fry Arena on Monday, September 28, 2009, at 7:30 a.m. at the Crimson Events Center. On hand for the event will be Doug Higgons, regional vice president, and Dan

Posted on 9/22/2009 2:58:48 PM

Coal Culture Lectures Offered in Conjunction with Museum Exhibition

A series of lectures and programs will be offered in conjunction with the exhibit “A Walk Through Time: Western Pennsylvania Coal Culture” at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s University Museum . Except for the presentations September 26, November 4, and November 18, all programs will be held in the University

Posted on 9/22/2009 2:31:09 PM

Student Enrollment for 2009 at All-Time High

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has broken all previous total student enrollment records with a Fall 2009 enrollment of 14,638. This enrollment reflects an academically strong student body, IUP officials said, with the average SAT scores of new students continuing to rise. The previous enrollment record was s

Posted on 9/22/2009 2:08:02 PM

Residential Revival Phase III Ribbon Cutting Planned

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Phase III of the  Residential Revival  at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 24, 2009, in the Sutton Suites courtyard, along Pratt Drive. Phase III involved the completion of the Sutton Suites, opposite the east lawn of Sutton Hall, and t

Posted on 9/21/2009 1:53:50 PM

Tibetan Buddhist Ritual Music Featured in Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host a program on Buddhist ritual music October 1, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in McVitty Auditorium, Sprowls Hall. The event is sponsored by the IUP  Department of Music , the  College of Fine Arts , the  Robert E. Cook Honors College , the Asian Studies Committee, and Karma Thegsum

Posted on 9/17/2009 3:18:40 PM

IUP Fairman Centre Renovation Complete

The  Foundation for IUP  and IUP celebrated the completion of a $6-million renovation of the IUP Fairman Centre today with formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies. “The IUP Fairman Centre signals a new era of economic revitalization and growth in Punxsutawney,” Dr. Tony Atwater, president of Indiana University of Pennsylv

Posted on 9/17/2009 11:43:26 AM

Communications Conference Schedule of Events

The Department of Communications Media will host the first Laurel Highlands Communications Conference on September 24 and 25, 2009. See a full schedule of presentations.

Posted on 9/16/2009 2:03:57 PM

Hospitality Management Holds Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Homeless

Students and staff of the Hospitality Management Department, under the direction of faculty member Linda Sullivan, will host a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Pathway Homeless Shelter and the Alice Paul House.

Posted on 9/16/2009 1:50:59 PM

Supplier Diversity Fair 2009 Set for September 22

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present its second annual Supplier Diversity Fair on September 22, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The program is free and open to the community. The program will be held in the Hadley Union Building Ohio Room. It is presented by the  Office of Social Equity and Civic Engageme

Posted on 9/16/2009 1:46:01 PM

IUP Plays Pittsburgh 2009 Event Planned

Tickets are now available for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s IUP Plays Pittsburgh event, a concert featuring five of IUP’s musical groups, on November 2, 2009. The concert will take place at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a dessert reception, open to all ticket holders, at 6:

Posted on 9/16/2009 1:09:10 PM

IUP Fairman Centre Ribbon Cutting on September 18

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the IUP Fairman Centre in downtown Punxsutawney will be held Friday, September 18, at 11:00 a.m. The Fairman Centre, in the former J.B. Eberhart Building, is at 101 West Mahoning Street, at the corner of West Mahoning and South Findley. The 106-year-old Eber

Posted on 9/14/2009 3:29:07 PM

Culinary Arts Dean’s Recognition List for Summer 2009

The  Academy of Culinary Arts  has released its Dean’s Recognition List for Academic Excellence for the Summer 2009 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 9/9/2009 11:00:46 AM

DiCicco Memorial Concert Set for September 27

The  Department of Music  will host a benefit memorial concert celebrating the legacy of Dr. Daniel DiCicco on September 27, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. The Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, faculty chamber ensembles, an alumni concert band, and jazz band will perform during the event. Th

Posted on 9/9/2009 10:48:07 AM

Environmental Health Seminar Offered for Students, Health-Care Professionals

IUP will host a seminar, “Best Practices: Environmental Health in the Home, Work, and Community,” on September 24, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall. Registration is requested by September 14.

Posted on 9/4/2009 12:05:15 PM

Basic Vehicle Rescue Course Offered

Emergency Services Training will offer its basic vehicle rescue course from September 15 through October 21, 2009. The course prepares fire, rescue, and emergency medical personnel to perform safe and efficient vehicle rescue.

Posted on 9/3/2009 1:03:15 PM

Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training Still Has Openings

Registrations are still being accepted for the Emergency Medical Technician—Basic (EMT—B) Training Program, being held September 1 through December 5, 2009.

Posted on 9/3/2009 12:53:25 PM

September 11 Memorial Ceremony Planned for 2009

Note: In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in Gorell Recital Hall. Also, flags have been lowered to half staff in memory of those who lost their lives in the attacks. Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present an anniversary remembrance program on September 11, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. to ref

Posted on 9/3/2009 12:47:56 PM

Ambassadors Student Group Receives International Recognition

For the thirteenth year, the  IUP Ambassadors , an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student group that helps the Alumni Association with events, was honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE-ASAP). CASE is a national professional organization for

Posted on 9/2/2009 2:33:19 PM

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Workshop Offered by MARTI

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s  Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute  (MARTI) will host a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders training event and community presentation on September 9, 2009. The program is a partnership with the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Posted on 9/2/2009 2:02:13 PM

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