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Spring, 2008

  • A Family of IUP Alumni Celebrates Its Scottish Heritage 
    Senior Carly McLeod is part of three generations of IUP alumni that continue celebrating their Scottish heritage, including membership in the Balmoral Highlanders Pipe Band...
  • Deep Trough Drilling 
    Jonathan Lewis, from IUP’s Geoscience department, is one of only eight U.S. scientists selected for an international expedition to the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone on the state-of-the-art drilling vessel Chikyu...

Fall 2007

  • Hercules Commander 
    One of only a few Coast Guard commanders who flew the C-130 his entire career, John Boris hasn’t let retirement stop him from doing what he loves...

Spring, 2007

  • Community Champion 
    Organizer of his company’s cycling team, Bill Orr ’91 and his cyclists participate in all Pittsburgh charity cycling events...
  • Distinguished Indeed 
    The Clarks, recipients of the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award, demonstrated ongoing support for IUP by raising more than $25,000 for a new recording studio in the renovated Cogswell Hall...

Summer, 2006

Spring, 2006

Winter, 2006

  • From a Marine’s Eyes 
    Photographs from Iraq have turned into a national traveling exhibit...
  • Good News 
    Combining their years of business experience, two alumni decided to work together and create something new...

Fall, 2005

  • Beach Watch 
    A former security director and police officer for Ocean City, Md., Matthew Hilty now owns OC Investigations...
  • Travels Through Time 
    After forty-three years, the Valladolid study-abroad foreign language program is one of the most successful of its kind in the country...

Summer, 2005

  • Living History 
    Indiana County’s very own Norman keep sits on twelve acres...
  • Trunkful of Dreams 
    When summer signals a break from teaching, Andy Hawk ’88 throws his guitar in the car trunk and travels around the country...
  • The Road Trippers 
    Four IUP students spent Spring Break driving nearly 8,000 miles around the U.S. with one goal in mind...

Spring, 2005

  • Bombs Away 
    Eleven years as an Army bomb disposal officer was solid background for Gregg Kocher’s two novels...
  • If the Shoe Fits 
    Christine Abramo traded sixteen years of creating medical board certification exams for a new career shoeing horses...

Winter, 2005

  • Fiidla on the March 
    The organizers of the Million Woman March wanted someone who could handle the music, make the stage work, and had the right spirit...
  • The Firefighting Chef 
    Going back to school at age fifty is no easy task

Fall, 2004

  • Rocking for Charity 
    The band donates all of the proceeds from every concert to charity...
  • Running the River 
    When Joe Kowalski started the IUP Outing Club, he didn’t know the impact it would have on his future...
  • Banking on Comedy 
    Comedy and improv are weekly staples at the Vault Theater...

Summer, 2004

  • Professional Hiker 
    One man’s field of fortune—
    Digging for history in Colorado is the best job in the world...
  • The Art of Science 
    From one twist of fate—
    Artistic beauty and technical accuracy meet in Keith Kasnot’s medical illustrations...

Winter-Spring, 2004

  • Message in the Music 
    The music you are about to hear is true. The words have been changed to protect the innocent...

Fall, 2003

  • Cool Beans! 
    From hospital and cruise ship traveling nurse to hot air balloonist, Jeanne Gartner ’83 has gone around the world...
  • Permission Granted 
    The next time you see the big Hollywood sign, you may think of Jeremy Stephan...
  • Zippo Fusion 
    A few years ago, the Zippo company was approached by Jeremy Stephan ’93...
  • Through a Glass Brightly 
    There is a quiet healing that comes through creation...

Summer, 2003

  • Still Rockin’ 
    Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, David Cooper ’82 was a tour accountant for some of the world’s greatest musical acts, including The Who, U2, Pearl Jam, David Bowie...
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