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Hometown News Release Form

Do you know of a student achievement that deserves special news coverage? Provide the following information to the Office of Media Relations and Community Affairs and we’ll see that a story is written and released to the student’s local newspaper.

This information should be returned to Michelle Fryling (mfryling@iup.edu), 316 Sutton Hall, as soon as possible after the award or event.

Information about the student 

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Campus address
  • E-mail address
  • Hometown address (please include ZIP code)
  • Hometown newspaper(s), if known
  • Parents’ names, as they should be listed in the news release (please note if parents have a different hometown address than above)
  • High school name and graduation year
  • Activities/involvement at IUP (e.g., residence assistant, athletics, Provost’s Scholar)

Reason for this news release 

Is the student a recipient of a scholarship or other award? Has s/he been accepted into a summer program or been chosen for an important internship?

Note: Departments organizing these events should provide a one-paragraph explanation of the event or award to the collection of forms. Only one copy of this description is needed.

  • Communications and Marketing Office
  • Sutton Hall, Room 316
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3062
  • Fax: 724-357-5512
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.