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New Learning Community at Punxsutawney Campus

On September 19, 2016, the first meeting of the newly formed IUP Punxsutawney learning community, Punxsy Keys, was held. The community was created to support students at the regional campus in the development of skills frequently associated with student success.

Posted on 9/22/2016 7:38:16 AM

Proctor Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose for achieving meaningful success.

Posted on 5/3/2016 9:09:10 AM

Gordon Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for March

This monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose of achieving meaningful success.

Posted on 4/5/2016 10:02:19 AM

Jones Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for February

The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose of achieving meaningful success.

Posted on 3/2/2016 11:33:02 AM

Rhoades Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for December/January

The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose of achieving meaningful success.

Posted on 2/5/2016 2:11:51 PM

Leverette Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for November

Stacey Leverette was named the November Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 11/30/2015 1:34:58 PM

McVay Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for October

Lily McVay was named the October Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 11/4/2015 3:47:19 PM

Mosbrucker Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for September

Congratulations to Angela Mosbrucker for earning the September 2015 Person of Purpose Award!

Posted on 10/5/2015 3:09:03 PM

Student Engagement for Academic Success

Alumnus Jamaal Gosa helps Punxsutawney students get on the path to success at IUP.

Posted on 8/14/2015 3:42:44 PM

Punxsutawney Campus Student Receives Person of Purpose Award

Christina Cranston was named the Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for PACE, or the Punxsutawney Advance College Experience.

Posted on 8/13/2015 12:57:01 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Launches the Ninth Annual Summer PACE Program

The 2015 Punxsutawney Advance College Experience began this week with a Summer II enrollment of 56 newly admitted students. Classwork began on Tuesday, July 7, preceded by two days of orientation and preparation activities.

Posted on 7/7/2015 2:58:07 PM

White Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for April

Congratulations to Rasheem White for earning the April Person of Purpose award!

Posted on 5/4/2015 10:13:34 AM

Getting to Know the Assistant to the Dean

Luke Faust, assistant to the dean at IUP Punxsutawney, enjoys working with the students at the regional campus

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:40:26 AM

Abubakar Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for March

Congratulations to Princess Abubakar for earning the March 2015 Person of Purpose Award!

Posted on 4/1/2015 8:57:32 AM

Ryan Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for February

Congratulations to Amber Ryan for earning the February Person of Purpose Award! Amber participated in six cocurricular opportunities.

Posted on 3/3/2015 10:40:36 AM

Martin Inspires Student Success at Every Level

Nationally acclaimed author and lecturer Joe Martin made his sixth consecutive annual appearance at the IUP Punxsutawney campus on February 17, 2015. His message of student achievement is relevant to both students and educators alike.

Posted on 2/24/2015 4:41:01 PM

Visit the Punxsutawney Campus During Spring Discovery Days

Prospective students and their family members are encouraged to visit the IUP Punxsutawney campus during one of its 2015 spring Discovery Days.

Posted on 2/11/2015 5:30:47 PM

Long Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for December/January

Congratulations to Kierston Long for earning the December/January Person of Purpose Award. Kierstin participated in several cocurricular opportunities and is an Honorable Mention recipient for the months of October and November 2014.

Posted on 2/4/2015 12:48:38 PM

Punxsutawney Campus Hosts Area High School Discovery Day

IUP Punxsutawney hosted its first-ever Discovery Day for Punxsutawney Area High School. Fifty juniors and seniors explored the advantages of completing their first year of study at the community-based campus.

Posted on 1/18/2015 10:15:00 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Congratulates its Fall Dean’s List Scholars

Congratulations to the 48 students earning Dean’s List recognition for the fall 2014 semester.

Posted on 1/14/2015 4:51:24 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Celebrates Learning

The Punxsutawney campus concluded a very successful Fall 2014 semester of classes with its December Celebration of Learning.

Posted on 12/9/2014 3:38:30 PM

Anieama Antiaobong Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for November

Congratulations to Anieama Antiabong for earning the November Person of Purpose Award. Anieama participated in six cocurricular opportunities and Writing Center conferences.

Posted on 12/1/2014 10:18:14 AM

Accomplished Author and Filmmaker MK Asante Speaks to IUP Punxsutawney

Bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, hip-hop artist, and professor MK Asante spoke to a standing-room-only crowd at the November 18 Six O’Clock Series.

Posted on 11/21/2014 3:20:58 PM

Fuller Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for October

Jeramy Fuller was named the Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for October 2014. This award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 11/4/2014 10:13:52 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Choir Marks Anniversary

The Punxsutawney Campus Choir, formally the Divine Praise Gospel Choir, marked its 10th anniversary during the 2014 Family Day festivities.

Posted on 11/3/2014 10:59:43 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Celebrates Family Day 2014

Over 250 guests joined Culinary Academy and baccalaureate students for a day of activities and a welcome break from studies at the IUP Punxsutawney regional campus.

Posted on 10/29/2014 11:14:11 AM

Punxsutawney Homecoming 2014

Estafani Mendez of Reading and Jewel Strothers of Pittsburgh represented their IUP Punxsutawney classmates as members of the Homecoming Crimson Court.

Posted on 10/15/2014 1:02:04 PM

Sadowniczak Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for September

Josh Sadowniczak was named the Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for September 2014. This award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 10/9/2014 11:02:14 AM

IUP Punxutawney Celebrates the Freedom to Read

On September 30, 2014, the IUP Punxsutawney writing center partnered with the library to celebrate Banned Book Week and the freedom to read.

Posted on 10/2/2014 12:21:21 PM

Students Expand Life Skills

Students at the IUP Punxsutawney campus recently spent their time serving others as they created “get well” and “thinking of you” messages sent to children at Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital. They also made cards of support and gratitude for members of the military.

Posted on 9/26/2014 12:39:28 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Hosts Annual Health Fair

Students learned about the many health care services available to them from 18 local agencies at the annual health fair on September 3, 2014.

Posted on 9/22/2014 3:23:26 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Celebrates Faculty Adviser Week

IUP Punxsutawney launched a campuswide Faculty Adviser Week Monday-Friday, September 15-19, during which faculty advisers hosted get-acquainted socials, group activities, and one-on-one consultations to introduce their students to the faculty advising process.

Posted on 9/18/2014 5:03:43 PM

Collaboration Brings Community Classes to IUP Punxsutawney Campus

Community Action, Inc. of Jefferson County recently teamed with IUP Punxsutawney to provide workforce and career development classes for the region’s adult learners.

Posted on 9/10/2014 11:59:08 AM

Grierson Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for PACE

Siana Grierson was named the Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for PACE (Punxsutawney Advance College Experience). This award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 8/27/2014 9:50:43 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Congratulates PACE Dean’s List Scholars

Congratulations to the 63 students earning Dean’s List recognition for the 2014 Punxsutawney Advance College Experience program.

Posted on 8/25/2014 2:24:10 PM

IUP Punxsutawney PACE Program 2014 Begins

PACE, the Punxsutawney Advance College Experience, provides fall freshmen students the opportunity to earn their first eight Liberal Studies credits during the summer. 

Posted on 7/9/2014 11:44:41 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Congratulates Its Dean’s List Scholars

Congratulations to the 38 students earning Dean’s List recognition for Spring 2014.

Posted on 5/19/2014 3:52:51 PM

Ozkum Named April Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Rose Ozkum was named as the April Punxsutawney Person of Purpose, recognizing the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 5/8/2014 9:39:29 AM

Celebration of Learning Winners

The IUP Punxsutawney campus recently celebrated the end of the semester with a display of student projects.

Posted on 5/6/2014 9:36:04 AM

Transition of IUP Punxsutawney Students Nearly Complete

IUP students studying at the Punxsutawney campus participated in the annual Indiana campus Advising and Fall Registration Day on April 17, 2014.

Posted on 4/23/2014 11:50:59 AM

Wise Named March Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Shanna Wise was named as the March Punxsutawney Person of Purpose, recognizing the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 4/14/2014 1:42:38 PM

Shepherd Named February Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Dominique Shepherd was named as the February Punxsutawney Person of Purpose, recognizing the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 4/10/2014 2:21:08 PM

Lopez Earns Top College Honors at April 2014 Undergraduate Scholars Forum

IUP Punxsutawney student Vincent Lopez’s presentation, “How Important Is Grit to the Success of Minority College Students?” earned him top honors representing the IUP College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Posted on 4/8/2014 12:07:07 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Celebrates African-American History Month

IUP Punxsutawney celebrated African-American History Month on February 25 with presentations and readings by members of the campus community. Over 90 people attended the event, which had the theme of “Teachable Moments in History.”

Posted on 2/27/2014 2:17:29 PM

Gambrell Named December/January Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Elijah Gambrell was named as the December/January Punxsutawney Person of Purpose, recognizing the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 2/11/2014 8:58:44 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Deans List Announced

The IUP Punxsutawney regional campus baccalaureate program announces its Fall 2013 Deans List.

Posted on 1/14/2014 3:18:04 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Learning Celebration Held

IUP Punxsutawney celebrated student achievement on December 10, 2013, with a display of student projects. The event provided a showcase for the learning that took place in the classroom throughout the Fall semester.

Posted on 12/11/2013 12:22:03 PM

Schaeffer Named November Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Brittany Schaeffer was named as the November Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 12/2/2013 11:41:44 AM

Punxsy Poets Perform

More than 20 student poets read original poems at IUP Punxsutawney's Annual Poetry Slam on November 18, 2013.

Posted on 11/20/2013 1:57:25 PM

Gardner Named October Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Shydiyah Gardner was named as the October Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities.

Posted on 11/20/2013 10:54:42 AM

Corbett Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

La'Nier Corbett was named as the September Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. 

Posted on 9/30/2013 12:29:41 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Hosts Third Annual Health Fair

IUP Punxsutawney hosted its third annual Health Fair on September 4, 2013, on its West End campus. The fair is designed to introduce the student community to accessible services and programs available in the immediate area.

Posted on 9/20/2013 4:26:16 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Family Weekend 2013

IUP Punxsutawney students, faculty, and staff invite parents to Family Weekend on Saturday, October 19, and Sunday, October 20, 2013.

Posted on 9/11/2013 10:13:41 AM

An Oasis for Student Academic Support at IUP Punxsutawney

The Oasis Center at IUP Punxsutawney begins its second year of hosting academic support for enrolled first-year students.

Posted on 9/3/2013 2:02:33 PM

Punxsutawney Student Among IUP Leadership Award Recipients

IUP Punxsutawney student Danielle Lewis was one of the Women’s Leadership Award winners for 2013.

Posted on 5/22/2013 9:32:46 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Students Take an Active Hand in Helping Society

On the morning of Saturday, February 16, 2013, a group of 10 students from the IUP Punxsutawney campus ventured to New York City as part of a Civic Engagement course that encourages them to become better citizens and stronger leaders.

Posted on 3/11/2013 1:58:51 PM

Bowling and Pizza Party

You’re invited to a free Bowling and Pizza party this Saturday night, February 9, 2013, from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Groundhog Lanes in Punxsutawney!

Posted on 2/6/2013 10:19:45 AM

Annual Holiday Dinner Hosted by IUP Punxsutawney and Local Agencies

IUP Punxsutawney and local agencies hosted the sixth annual holiday dinner for students and the community.

Posted on 12/12/2011 4:25:27 PM

Student-Community Writing Partnership in Punxsutawney

Seven IUP Punxsutawney students achieved the distinction of being “published reporters,” with forty-nine articles published in the Punxsutawney Spirit during the 2011–2012 academic year.

Posted on 11/22/2011 2:48:01 PM

Big Brothers and Sisters at IUP Punxsutawney

IUP Punxsutawney students hosted an evening of activities for the “littles” and family members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County.

Posted on 11/18/2011 1:05:42 PM

Community Engagement at IUP Punxsutawney

IUP Punxsutawney students and faculty members teamed with Rotary International to prepare for the December holiday season.

Posted on 11/11/2011 6:12:50 PM

Punxsutawney Phil Welcomes IUP Family Members

IUP Punxsutawney celebrated Family Weekend 2011 with the community’s most famous citizen, Punxsutawney Phil.

Posted on 10/31/2011 9:28:59 AM

IUP Punxsutawney Features Cross-Disciplinary Learning

Artist-in-residence Mike Stadler and English professor Lynn Shelly continue their cross-disciplinary collaboration to bring art into the classroom at IUP Punxsutawney.

Posted on 10/26/2011 4:36:19 PM

IUP Punxsutawney Provides Leadership at PASSHE Diversity Summit

Members of IUP Punxsutawney presented the topic “Click! Audience Response Systems and Inclusivity” at the 2011 PASSHE Annual Diversity Summit at Bloomsburg University on October 13 and 14, 2011.

Posted on 10/19/2011 8:09:12 PM

Social Equity and Diversity: IUP Punxsutawney

IUP Punxsutawney hosted an interactive town-gown meeting addressing social equity and diversity within the local Punxsutawney community on October 11, 2011.

Posted on 10/12/2011 2:19:54 PM

Poetry Cafe

On March 24, 2011, IUP at Punxsutawney students shared original poetry at a Poetry Cafe.

Posted on 4/26/2011 10:42:27 AM

“Healing African Dance” on February 22

IUP at Punxsutawney and the Punxsutawney Area Community Center present Healing African Dance by Anglea Watson on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.

Posted on 2/14/2011 9:12:10 AM

Stadler and Shelly Combine Art and Writing

Artist-in-residence Mike Stadler and English professor Lynn Shelly are collaborating to bring art into the classroom on the IUP at Punxsutawney campus during Fall 2010.

Posted on 9/28/2010 2:18:18 PM

Fairman Centre Community Receives National Recognition

The Fairman Centre community was recognized as the National Community of the Month winner for April 2010 by the National Residence Hall Honorary.

Posted on 6/1/2010 11:24:59 AM

Punxsutawney Students End the Semester with Pride

On May 3, 2010, students of IUP at Punxsutawney celebrated learning by proudly displaying projects representing work in their courses.

Posted on 5/7/2010 5:55:57 PM

Student Poets Take the Mic

A crowd of over seventy-five students attended the second poetry slam of the year at IUP’s Punxsutawney campus, where students read original poems on love and hurt and their passion to succeed as they competed for prizes for the best poem.

Posted on 4/16/2010 8:36:58 AM

IUP at Punxsutawney Celebration with Local Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

On Saturday, March 6, 2010, IUP at Punxsutawney will host the “Celebrate Local” Wine Tasting and Silent Auction. The fundraising event will celebrate wines from local wineries, including Windgate Vineyards and Winery in Smicksburg, Evergreen Valley Winery in Luthersburg, the Winery at Wilcox in Wilcox, Walnut Hill Winery in Blairsville, and Starr Hill Winery in Curwensville.

Posted on 3/1/2010 3:41:02 PM

IUP at Punxsutawney Celebrates Black History Month 2010

IUP at Punxsutawney recently celebrated Black History Month with a poetry reading. Students and faculty members read poems by such poets as Langston Hughes, Frances Harper, and Maya Angelou, and the Divine Praise Gospel Choir performed.

Posted on 3/1/2010 8:50:05 AM

Punxsutawney Learning Community Stages Debate Night

Several members of IUP at Punxsutawney’s learning community, Reading and Writing for the Dream, organized a debate night for the student body on February 17, 2010. The students publicized the event, planned topics, and decided on format.

Posted on 2/18/2010 8:30:55 AM

IUP Punxsy Students Celebrate Writing

More than a hundred students and faculty members turned out for the IUP at Punsutawney Writing Celebration.

Posted on 12/15/2009 12:39:37 PM

Poetry Slam Wows Audience

IUP at Punxsutawney's poetry slam garnered several prize winners.

Posted on 11/19/2009 9:00:58 AM

Punxsutawney Campus Contributes to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, IUP at Punxsutawney made a contribution of $215 toward the American Cancer Society’s efforts to finding better treatments or even a cure for Breast Cancer.

Posted on 11/17/2009 10:00:18 AM

Wine and Food Event to Raise Money for Punxsutawney Facilities

Taste wines paired with food to help improve campus life at IUP at Punxsutawney.

Posted on 2/27/2009 2:54:32 PM

Punxsutawney Campus Family Weekend: October 25–October 26, 2008

The IUP at Punxsutawney campus students, faculty, and staff invite you to join us for Family Weekend beginning Saturday, October 25, 2008. 

Posted on 10/8/2008 9:34:52 AM

Punxsutawney Summer Orientation and Testing

Orientation and placement testing are mandatory. This two-day program will take place on the Indiana campus on Thursday, June 11, and Friday, June 12. Read all about Orientation at the Orientation website. If you are unable to access the Web, call Advising and Testing at 724-357-4067.

Posted on 5/14/2008 8:55:45 AM

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