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Six O’Clock Series: 2014 Fall Schedule

A listing of Six O’Clock Series events is also available as a large poster or a small poster (PDF files).

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Making Your Mark on IUP and Around the World
September 8: Life begins at the end of your comfort zone, and this presentation will be just the motivation you need to lean in to that discomfort. Courtney O’Connell, an IUP alumna, will uncover the misperceptions that serve as perceived barriers to success.
A Casual Conversation With the Framers of the U.S. Constitution
September 15: Sit in on a casual conversation with four authors of the U.S. Constitution: Ben Franklin, James Madison, Charles Pinckney, and Alexander Hamilton. Just what did they originally intend?
Should Books that Plagiarize be Banned from the IUP Library?
September 22: Plagiarism is a serious crime, particularly in a university setting. But what do we do with books owned by the IUP Libraries that have plagiarized material in them? Should they be removed from the shelves, or should they receive the same protection as other books that contain problematic content?
Business Attire Fashion Show
September 29: Job fair season is just around the corner! Brush up on your professional attire by attending the Business Attire Fashion Show, hosted by the IUP Career and Professional Development Center.
Active Bystanders Step Up!
October 6: Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help . . . but didn’t? You’re not alone! As an IUP Crimson Hawk, you can be a leader and make a difference by stepping up!
LGBTQIA Pride Celebration
October 13: 2014 has included advancements for LGBTQIA equality, including overturning the ban on same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and several other states. Nationally and internationally, there’s still a need for further improvements.
The Impact of Studying Abroad on Your Future
October 20: Have you ever considered studying abroad? The experiences you gain while studying abroad can have a major impact on your life.
Lives Worth Living: The Fight for Disability Rights
October 27: People with disabilities are one of the largest minority groups in the United States. However, they weren't formally recognized with federal civil rights legislation until fairly recent in American history.
The Power of Leadership: Discover the Leader Within You!
November 3: We are all born as originals and should not die as copies. There is a leader within each of us. The Power of Leadership will guide you through the fundamental qualities of becoming a leader so you can fulfill your own unique purpose.
Stories from Abroad: Living, Learning, and Working With the Peace Corps
November 10: Since 1961, the Peace Corps has been sending Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Through their work, Peace Corps volunteers have the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge at the grassroots level to implement sustainable change, empowering the people of developing countries.
Until Tuesday
November 17: Captain Luis Carlos Montalván is the New York Times bestselling author of Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. Montalván, a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Army, including multiple combat tours in Iraq, honorably departed the military in 2007, and “Tuesday” is Montalván’s beloved service dog who changed his life.
World AIDS Day Movie Screening
December 1: Would you leave everything behind to devote your life to helping others? Ask yourself this question on December 1, better known as World AIDS Day, a time for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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