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IUP News: September 2011

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Study Abroad to Be Next Topic in Six O’Clock Series

A panel of returning study abroad students will discuss different aspects of going abroad for a summer, semester, or year in the next Six O’Clock Series program at 6:00 p.m. October 3, 2011, in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 9/30/2011 11:06:18 AM

Homecoming Activities Set for 2011

The 2011 Homecoming celebration, September 30–October 2, is expected to draw thousands for alumni reunions and events for the entire community, including the Pregame in the Oak Grove festival, the parade, and football game.

Posted on 9/27/2011 3:46:00 PM

LGBT Film Festival 2011 to Begin with “What Happens Next”

The Indiana Cares Campaign to End Homophobia LGBT Film Festival will take place Sundays in October, starting with What Happens Next, October 2, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Hall’s Beard Auditorium.

Posted on 9/27/2011 2:59:30 PM

Criminology Speaker Series to Feature Retired Navy Captain Bowdish

Randall Bowdish, retired U.S. Navy captain, will give two presentations September 28, 2011, as part of the Department of Criminology Speaker Series.

Posted on 9/23/2011 3:07:03 PM

Award-Winning American Chemical Society Student Chapter to Donate to High School Chemistry Program

The IUP student chapter of the American Chemical Society, recently named an Outstanding Student Chapter by the national organization, is donating $1,000 to United High School for use in its chemistry program.

Posted on 9/22/2011 3:11:01 PM

Hospitality Management Scholarship Established in Honor of IUP Retirees

Michael Mark Scanlan, of Rumson, N.J., formerly of Indiana, has created the John J. and Mary Louise Scanlan and Dr. James B. and Madelyn Reilly Scholarship for Hospitality Management.

Posted on 9/22/2011 2:46:47 PM

Summer 2011 Dean’s List

See who made the Summer 2011 Dean’s List. Undergraduates receive recognition on the Dean’s List for each semester (or summer sessions cumulatively) in which they earn at least a 3.25 grade-point average.

Posted on 9/22/2011 1:45:44 PM

“Only Love” Second Annual Photography Project Planned

Photographs for the Only Love project at IUP will be taken September 23, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. outside Wallwork Hall. This project promotes the acceptance of all people, particularly members of the GLBT community.

Posted on 9/20/2011 1:43:25 PM

IUP Breaks Enrollment Records for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Indiana University of Pennsylvania has broken all previous total student enrollment records with a fall 2011 enrollment of 15,132.

Posted on 9/19/2011 4:57:05 PM

Makoni, Gender Activist and CNN “Top Ten Hero,” to Speak at IUP

Betty Makoni, known for her work in defending and empowering young rape victims in her native Zimbabwe, will present two lectures at IUP on September 23, 2011.

Posted on 9/16/2011 3:52:24 PM

Olmstead to Be Honored with Naming of Percussion Rehearsal Hall

The Council of Trustees on September 15, 2011, approved the naming of a rehearsal hall in Cogswell Hall for Gary Olmstead, a professor emeritus and forty-five year faculty member of the Department of Music.

Posted on 9/16/2011 2:19:11 PM

Kaniasty Honored with Stress and Anxiety Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Krzysztof Kaniasty, of the Psychology Department, recently received the Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR) Lifetime Career Award during the thirty-second STAR Conference in Münster, Germany.

Posted on 9/15/2011 1:52:10 PM

Blocktoberfest 2011 to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

The Military Science service fraternity, Rho Tau Chi, will hold its “Blocktoberfest” on Saturday, September 17, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Stephenson Hall courtyard.

Posted on 9/15/2011 1:12:12 PM

Six O’Clock Series Continues with “Got Consent?”

The fall 2011 Six O’Clock Series will continue with “Got Consent?” at 6:00 p.m. September 19 in the HUB Ohio Room. Students and alumni will share experiences and attitudes about sexual relationships, consent, and prevention of sexual violence.

Posted on 9/15/2011 12:44:55 PM

U.S. News and World Report Includes IUP in “Best Colleges” 2012 Edition

U.S. News & World Report has included IUP in its 2012 edition of “Best Colleges” and named it among the top national doctoral universities.

Posted on 9/12/2011 1:29:58 PM

Washington Monthly Recognizes IUP’s Contributions to Society for Third Straight Year in 2011

IUP has been selected, for the third consecutive year, for Washington Monthly magazine’s 2011 national rankings of schools based on their contributions to society.

Posted on 9/9/2011 10:21:48 AM

Constitution Day 2011 Celebration to Feature Free Events

IUP will celebrate Constitution Day on September 20, 2011, with several events free and open to the community.

Posted on 9/9/2011 10:10:40 AM

Six O’Clock Series for Fall 2011 Begins

The fall 2011 Six O’Clock Series begins with “DrinkThink,” a discussion on alcohol use, Monday, September 12, in Fisher Auditorium.

Posted on 9/9/2011 9:57:39 AM

Hawk Walk Planned for September 2011

The second annual Hawk Walk, a door-to-door effort to welcome IUP students to be active members of the community, will take place September 14, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 9/7/2011 3:47:32 PM

September 11 Tenth-Anniversary Remembrance Program Planned

IUP will host an anniversary remembrance program September 11, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. to reflect on the 2001 attacks on the United States.

Posted on 9/2/2011 2:43:18 PM

Arpaia Part of Peace Delegation at Work in Kabul

Paul Arpaia, a faculty member in the Department of History, is traveling to Kabul as part of his work with an international peace organization.

Posted on 9/2/2011 2:34:01 PM

Culinary Arts Dean’s Recognition List for Summer 2011

See who achieved a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher during Summer 2011 at the Academy of Culinary Arts in Punxsutawney.

Posted on 9/2/2011 12:15:12 PM

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