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Picnics in the Grove

July 2009

Volume V, No. 7
Ground Broken for Final Phase of Residential Revival
The Foundation for Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IUP broke ground for the final phase of the Residential Revival project, a $270-million public-private collaboration that is the largest of its kind in the nation.
Global Spectrum Selected to Manage Ed Fry Arena
IUP has selected Global Spectrum, a leading firm for managing university arenas and a subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor, to manage, market, and operate the Ed Fry Arena in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Center Established
President Tony Atwater has established the Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership and selected Caleb Finegan, associate professor of history, as its founding director.
IUP Receives $160,000 Grant For “The Promise Plus”
The Heinz Endowments of Pittsburgh has awarded IUP a $160,000 grant to support IUP’s The Promise Plus initiative, a program designed to help students plan, prepare, and pay for education beyond high school.
Edwards Named Student Trustee
Raymond Edwards, a junior International Business and Economics double major and Music minor in the Cook Honors College, has been appointed as a student trustee on the Council of Trustees.
First IUP Student Selected For Pickering Fellowship
A junior international studies and Asian studies major in IUP’s Robert E. Cook Honors College is the first IUP recipient of the Pickering Fellowship, a national scholarship.
Loar and Students Receive Scholarships, Learn About Solutions to End Hunger, Poverty
The director of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Turning and Furniture Design and two Art students have been awarded competitive scholarships to attend Heifer University for Educators.
A True Pioneer
James McCormick, a member of the Class of 1959 and the first chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, was recognized as an IUP Pioneer at this year’s Reunion Weekend in June.
Faculty and Staff Stars
Senegal, Nicaragua, Bulgaria,... and Canada
In Transistion
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