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October 2009

Volume V No. 10

Celebrating IUP: President Tony Atwater served ice cream to students participating in the third annual IUP Day. This student-organized event, held in the Sutton Suites courtyard this year, showcases recognized campus organizations and encourages students to get involved in the more than 120 organizations and clubs affiliated with IUP. More than 120 organizations took part in the event this year.

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.
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.
IUP Fairman Centre Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a $6-million renovation of the IUP Fairman Centre was held Friday, September 18, 2009, at the downtown Punxsutawney building.
Lloyd Named Top ROTC Cadet in Nation
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC cadet has been selected as the top ROTC cadet in the nation.
Council of Trustees Resolutions, Citations for Achievement
Several resolutions were approved during the September 25, 2009, public meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees.
Federal Grant to Aid Efforts to Reduce Violence against Women
U.S. Senator Bob Casey has announced that $274,886 in federal funding has been awarded to Indiana University of Pennsylvania by the Department of Justice. This grant is for programs that reduce violent crimes against women.
Tickets Available for Bob Woodward
The second annual First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author and investigative reporter Bob Woodward on November 4, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center’s Fisher Auditorium.
Author Strickland On Campus
Bill Strickland, author of the 2009–2010 Common Freshman Reader, Make the Impossible Possible, will be on campus November 17 for classroom visits and a public lecture.
Department of Education Grant to Assist Math Teachers
IUP has received $166,058 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to help math teachers become more highly qualified.
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.
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.
Whiffen Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
Brook Whiffen, professor of Military Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and chair of the department, has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Faculty and Staff Stars
Our people in the news
In Transition
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