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March 2010

Volume VI No. 3
Winter storm

Digging Out—Hats off to all members of the IUP Facilities Department who worked around the clock to clear roads, parking lots, and sidewalks during the February snowstorms. 

More winter storm

Winter Wonderland?—Despite more than two feet of snow, one bold student made his way across the Oak Grove in the midst of February storms. The snowfall and inclement weather necessitated cancellation of classes and a one-day closure of the university. Photos: Keith Boyer

IUP Selected for President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected, for the second consecutive year, for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts to America’s communities.
Allen and O’Hara Chosen as KCAC Hotel Developer
The Foundation for Indiana University of Pennsylvania, IUP, and Education Realty Trust announced the selection of Allen & O’Hara, the development subsidiary of Education Realty Trust, to develop the recommended 140-room hotel adjacent to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
IUP Named to Pennsylvania Business Central’s “Top 100 Organizations”
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected by Pennsylvania Business Central for its annual “Top 100 Organizations” listing.
IUP Continues 100 Percent Success in Praxis Testing
IUP has been notified of a continued 100 percent passing rate among its program completers for the Praxis teacher education testing program.
Community Service in Action
Students Debra Alter and Eric Zarzeczny,  in conjunction with the Office of Service Learning and in partnership with the Central Blood Bank, organized an information session for students on blood donation called “Save a Life 101.”
Men’s Basketball Moves on to Elite Eight
IUP’s men’s basketball team took the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region championship on March 16, 2010, at Memorial Field House with an 87-72 win over West Liberty State University.
Crimson Hawks Featured on ESPN
IUP men’s basketball fans may have noticed a familiar scene on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Thursday, February 11, 2010, as the Crimson Hawks were featured on the show’s Top Ten Plays.
IUP Cares Focusing on “Successful Aging”
IUP Cares will present “Successful Aging: Preparing for Life’s Transitions” on April 30 in the Hadley Union Building.
Legacy Gala to Feature Dunlap as Master of Ceremonies
Allegheny Ludlum’s Terry L. Dunlap, a 1981 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will serve as master of ceremonies for the 2010 IUP Legacy Gala.
Multicultural Education Conference to Draw Hundreds
Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host the twelfth annual conference of the Pennsylvania National Association for Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) on March 26 and 27, 2010.
Undergraduate Scholars Forum
More than 250 presenters are expected to be part of IUP’s fifth annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum on April 1.
Faculty and Staff Stars
Our people in the news
In Transition
Employees on the move
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