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Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2016

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce the recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship for 2016: Jessica Tallant.

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:25:34 PM

Lowery Authors Book Chapter on Student Conduct

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently published a chapter, “Student Conduct,” in the fifth edition of Rentz's Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education.

Posted on 11/3/2016 4:01:22 PM

Mueller Contributes Chapter on Multicultural Competence to New Student Services Textbook

John Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and 1981 alumna Raechele L. Pope have co-authored a chapter for the sixth edition of “Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession.”

Posted on 10/24/2016 10:45:52 AM

Lowery Authors Book Chapter on Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently published a chapter, “Student Records, Privacy, and Sexual Assault: Considerations and Compliance,” in the book Campus Sexual Assault Teams: Program Development and Ongoing Operations.

Posted on 9/12/2016 4:18:41 PM

Lowery Presents on Campus Security, Due Process, and Legislative Issues

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar (CATS) on August 9–10, 2016. The seminar was held on the campus of Occidental College in Pasadena, California.

Posted on 8/19/2016 10:47:42 AM

Lowery Presents on Federal Mandates at Gehring Academies

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2016 Donald D. Gehring Academies for Student Conduct Administration at the University of California, Berkeley, and in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:05:21 PM

Benjamin Serves as Resource Faculty Member at National Summer Institute on Learning Communities

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, served as an invited resource faculty member at the National Summer Institute on Learning Communities, hosted by the Washington Center at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, July 11–15, 2016.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:01:58 PM

Benjamin Serves as Invited Expert for Residential Learning Communities Research Planning Forum

On June 28, 2016, Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education department, participated as an invited expert at Elon University's Center for Engaged Learning's planning forum for their 2017–19 research seminar on residential learning communities.

Posted on 6/30/2016 1:53:41 PM

Lowery Presents at Cleary Act Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented in Philadelphia at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar on May 18–19, 2016.

Posted on 6/16/2016 12:49:54 PM

SAHE Faculty and Students Study Higher Education Abroad: Europe and New Zealand

Faculty and students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) participated in study tours of higher education in several European countries and in New Zealand from May 13 through June 3, 2016.

Posted on 6/14/2016 11:51:52 AM

Students Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education 2016 Commencement

Three graduating students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments and contributions as part of the department’s commencement 2016 activities.

Posted on 5/10/2016 12:11:11 PM

Benjamin, Lowery, and Mueller Recognized at Scholarship Reception

Mimi Benjamin, John Lowery, and John Mueller, of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, joined nearly 75 other IUP faculty colleagues at a reception and dinner on May 5, 2016, to honor productivity in published scholarship.

Posted on 5/5/2016 1:03:10 PM

SAHE Graduate Students Honored at 2016 Lavender Graduation

Thirty-three IUP graduates were honored at the sixth annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony on April 29, 2016, at the Breezedale Alumni Center.

Posted on 5/2/2016 4:16:35 PM

Lowery Speaks at 2016 Mississippi Legal Issues Conference

Professor John Wesley Lowery was an invited speaker at the 2016 Mississippi State University Legal Issues Conference in Starkville (April 28-29). Lowery’s presentations included a higher education legislative update as well as discussing concealed carry on college campuses.

Posted on 5/2/2016 3:53:15 PM

Benjamin Publishes Study on Student Leadership and Learning

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently co-authored “‘ What Haven’t I Learned?’ Learning Resulting from the Resident Advisor Role” in the Journal of College and University Student Housing

Posted on 4/27/2016 2:28:28 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Announces 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce Courtney Baum as the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016.

Posted on 3/21/2016 4:07:05 PM

SAHE Faculty Speak at National Conferences

Mimi Benjamin, Holley Belch, John Wesley Lowery, and John Mueller, from Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at national student affairs conferences in March 2016: the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators conventions.

Posted on 3/18/2016 12:30:35 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at 2016 Association for Student Conduct Administration Conference

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was a featured speaker at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s annual conference on February 3–6, 2016, in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Posted on 2/8/2016 2:43:04 PM

Lowery Authors Chapter in “Handbook of Student Affairs Administration”

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently published a chapter, “Addressing Legal and Risk Management Issues.”

Posted on 2/1/2016 2:26:04 PM

Lowery Presents on Clery Act in San Diego and South Carolina

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented in San Diego at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar on January 5–6, 2016. He also presented a professional development workshop for the Division of Student Affairs at the University of South Carolina on January 22.

Posted on 1/26/2016 4:31:52 PM

Lowery Presents at Clery Center Conference

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, moderated the Leadership Panel at the Clery Center for Security on Campus' conference, "Looking Back, Moving Forward: 25 Years of the Jeanne Clery Act,"  in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 11/18/2015 8:35:03 AM

Alumnus Baker Receives 2015 Young Alumni Achievement Award

On November 8, Tom Baker, SAHE ‘05, received the 2015 Young Alumni Achievement Award as a graduate of the College of Education and Educational Technology.

Posted on 11/16/2015 9:30:25 AM

Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2015

Jackie Hackett was recently named the recipient of the IUP Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education's 2015 Nancy Newkerk Scholarship.

Posted on 11/11/2015 2:29:51 PM

Alumnus Bailey Receives 2015 Alumni Scholar Award

Kevin Bailey (SAHE ’90) received the 2015 Alumni Scholar Award from the College of Education and Educational Technology.

Posted on 11/4/2015 9:02:29 AM

Lowery Invited to Roundtable on Addressing Violence Against Women

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was an invited participant in the Roundtable on Addressing Violence Against Women in the Campus Student Conduct Process (October 28–29, 2015).

Posted on 10/29/2015 10:16:12 AM

Lowery Presents AFA Webinar

John Wesley Lowery, professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented a webinar, "Making Sense of the Fair Campus and Safe Campus Acts," as part of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors’s #AdvanceU series. 

Posted on 10/14/2015 11:47:14 AM

Mueller and Alumna Publish on Intimate Partner Violence

Ashley Citarella, alumna of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and professor John Mueller published “Feminist Identity Development and Psychological Maltreatment in Intimate Relationships Among College Students” in the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Posted on 9/2/2015 8:53:55 AM

Lowery Speaks at Title IX Fraternal and Student Conduct Institute

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was the opening keynote speaker for the inaugural Title IX Fraternal and Student Conduct Institute in Indianapolis, Ind., cosponsored by the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the Association of Student Conduct Administration.

Posted on 8/26/2015 10:25:18 AM

Lowery Presents on FERPA, the Clery Act, and Title IX

John Wesley Lowery recently presented at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2015  Academies for Student Conduct Administration at the University of California Berkeley and in Indianapolis, Ind.

Posted on 8/3/2015 11:31:26 AM

Benjamin Participates in Learning Communities Think Tank

Mimi Benjamin was one of nine invited participants at a learning communities think tank, sponsored by Elon University's Center for Engaged Learning.

Posted on 8/3/2015 11:23:36 AM

Lowery Presents at Training Seminar for Clery Act

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey on June 15-16, 2015.

Posted on 6/24/2015 10:58:26 AM

SAHE Faculty and Students Study Higher Education Abroad

Faculty and students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) participated in study tours of higher education in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa during May 2015.

Posted on 6/12/2015 12:32:48 PM

Mueller and Alumnus Publish Chapter in Book on Multiculturalism in Higher Education

John A. Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Craig Pickett, 2010 SAHE alumnus, coauthored a chapter in the recently published Designing Transformative Multicultural Initiatives: Theoretical Foundations, Practical Applications, and Facilitator Considerations.

Posted on 6/8/2015 2:31:13 PM

Lowery and Mueller Recognized at Scholarship Reception

John Lowery was acknowledged for a co-authored journal article and John Mueller for a co-authored book and a co-authored journal article recently.

Posted on 5/12/2015 12:45:52 PM

Students Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education Department Commencement

Several students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments and contributions as part of the department’s Commencement 2015 events.

Posted on 5/12/2015 12:15:01 PM

SAHE Graduate Students Honored at 2015 Lavender Graduation

Emily Savoie, Michael Botts, Alyssa Stasicky, Tom DiRoma, Brenda Cruz, Britany Gallagher, and Alyssa Caffarelli, graduate students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, were among 15 IUP graduates honored at the fifth annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony on April 24, 2015.

Posted on 4/29/2015 11:00:11 AM

Mueller Receives Outstanding Researcher Award

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, received the Outstanding Researcher Award for the College of Education and Educational Technology at the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research and IUP Research Institute’s annual awards luncheon on April 6, 2015.

Posted on 4/7/2015 4:10:21 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at NASPA 2015 Conference

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was a featured speaker at the 20115 NASPA annual conference in New Orleans.

Posted on 4/2/2015 4:08:46 PM

Mueller Appointed to ACPA Foundation Board of Trustees

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs, has been appointed as a trustee to the American College Personnel Association Educational Leadership Foundation.

Posted on 3/20/2015 10:35:20 AM

Benjamin Publishes Book on Learning Communities

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has edited the newly released Learning Communities from Start to Finish, a New Directions for Student Services quarterly series published by Jossey-Bass.

Posted on 3/17/2015 2:09:11 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Announces 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

IUP’s Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce TiRease Holmes as the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award for 2015.

Posted on 3/16/2015 3:13:16 PM

Benjamin, Belch, and Mueller Speak at American College Personnel Association Convention

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor, and Holley Belch and John Mueller, professors in Student Affairs in Higher Education, each presented sessions at the American College Personnel Association annual convention in Tampa, Fla., on March 4–8, 2015.

Posted on 3/14/2015 11:01:09 AM

SAHE Graduate Student Selected as Ambassador to American College Personnel Association

Carmine Biancamano, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was selected to serve as an ambassador to the American College Personnel Association.

Posted on 2/17/2015 2:37:23 PM

Belch Receives American College Personnel Association Honor

Holley Belch, Student Affairs in Higher Education, has been awarded Annuit Coeptis by the American College Personnel Association, recognizing distinguished contribution to administration, teaching, service, and/or scholarship within the student affairs profession.

Posted on 2/14/2015 1:07:32 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at 2015 Association for Student Conduct Administration Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, reviewed the legislative and regulatory developments of the previous year impacting student conduct administration in higher education at the Association for Student Conduct Administration 2015 conference.

Posted on 2/10/2015 1:39:43 PM

Lowery Presents at Clery Act Training Seminar at College of the Desert

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California on January 12–13, 2015.

Posted on 1/27/2015 2:32:35 PM

Lowery OCPA/OASPA Featured Speaker

At the 2015 annual conference, John Wesley Lowery’s featured session, “Collaborate and Create: Legislative Issues in Student Affairs,” focused on legislative issues likely to attract considerable attention in the coming year.

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:35:19 AM

SAHE Alumnus Baker Honored in Pittsburgh

Student Affairs in Higher Education alumnus Tom Baker (’05) was honored in October 2014 for his contributions and leadership in shaping the future of the Pittsburgh area.

Posted on 12/4/2014 3:24:58 PM

SAHE Graduate Students Present at Leadership Conference

Three first-year graduate students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education presented educational workshops at the annual University of Pittsburgh–Greensburg Leadership Conference on November 8, 2014.

Posted on 12/4/2014 3:21:13 PM

Benjamin Presents Research On Cocurricular Learning

Mimi Benjamin, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented her research at the College of Education and Educational Technology Brown Bag Lunch on November 20, 2014.

Posted on 12/4/2014 3:19:11 PM

Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2014

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce two recipients of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Anna Moronski and Britany Gallagher.

Posted on 11/6/2014 3:13:44 PM

Lowery Presents Webinar on Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

John Wesley Lowery recently presented a webinar, “What Every College Needs to Know About the VAWA Section 304 Final Regulations,” with Brett Sokolow and W. Scott Lewis (November 3, 2014).

Posted on 11/6/2014 2:44:16 PM

Lowery Presents Chief Student Affairs Seminar at SACSA Conference

John Wesley Lowery was an invited speaker at the 2014 Southern Association for College Student Affairs conference, November 1–2. Lowery’s seminar was entitled “The CSAO, Institutional Liability, and Sexual Assault.”

Posted on 11/4/2014 12:44:32 PM

Mueller and Alumnus Publish on Student Loan Debt Literacy

Jason Lee, alumnus of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and professor John Mueller published an article titled “Student Loan Debt Literacy: A Comparison of First-Generation and Continuing-Generation College Students” in the most recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 11/4/2014 12:03:43 PM

Lowery Speaks at NASPA Law and Policy Conference

John Wesley Lowery was an invited speaker at the 2014 NASPA Law and Policy Conference in Denver, Colorado (October 23–25).

Posted on 10/28/2014 12:14:52 PM

SAHE Graduate Student Recognized at Annual PCPA Conference

During the 2014 Pennsylvania College Personnel Association Conference, current graduate student Alyssa Caffarelli (’14) was recognized as Outstanding Graduate Student.

Posted on 10/22/2014 1:52:59 PM

Alumnus Bailey Named Pillar of the Profession

Kevin Bailey (SAHE ’90) was announced as a member of the NASPA Foundation’s Class of 2015 Pillars of the Profession.

Posted on 10/21/2014 3:11:54 PM

Lowery Presents at ATIXA-SCOPE National Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, traveled to Orlando, Florida, to present at the 2014 ATIXA/SCOPE Joint National Conference, sponsored by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE).

Posted on 10/21/2014 1:33:04 PM

SAHE Graduate Student Receives Leadership Award

Alyssa Caffarelli ’14, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education,  received the Get Involved! SAHE Leadership Award and a $250 scholarship established by Erin Baker and Tom Baker ’05 of Baker Leadership.

Posted on 9/2/2014 1:20:03 PM

Benjamin Reviews Book on Higher Education Administration

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has a book review in the most recent issue of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Posted on 8/26/2014 12:04:16 PM

Lowery and Mueller Edit Scholarship Timeline

John Wesley Lowery and John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, served as editors of the recently released web-based timeline of scholarship produced by the American College Personnel Association over its 90-year history.

Posted on 8/20/2014 9:24:06 AM

Mueller and Alumna Review “Faithiest” for the Journal of College and Character

Shannon O’Reilly, recent graduate of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Professor John A. Mueller have published a book review in the latest issue of the Journal of College and Character.

Posted on 8/14/2014 11:30:38 AM

Lowery Presents at Gehring Academies for Student Conduct Administration

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, traveled to Anaheim, California, and the University of Louisville to present at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2014 Donald D. Gehring Academies for Student Conduct Administration.

Posted on 8/4/2014 10:28:03 AM

Mueller and Alumna Publish Book on Multiculturalism in Higher Education

John A. Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, is co-author of the newly released Jossey-Bass book, Creating Multicultural Change on Campus.

Posted on 7/23/2014 9:53:01 AM

Lowery Publishes on Commercials in College Bowl Games

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, has published the article “Selling College: A Longitudinal Study of American College Football Bowl Game Public Service Announcements” in the Journal of Marketing for Higher Education.

Posted on 7/22/2014 12:46:54 PM

Mueller and Graduate Students Speak at Transatlantic Conference

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and three graduate students presented research and scholarship at the 2014 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference, which took place in Luxembourg.

Posted on 6/11/2014 10:46:36 AM

Students Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education Departmental Commencement

Students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments and contributions as part of the department’s Commencement 2014 events.

Posted on 5/16/2014 11:02:14 AM

Hall Granted Emeritus Status

Linda Hall, who retired from the faculty in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education in 2012, was granted emeritus status by the IUP Council of Trustees in March 2014.

Posted on 4/28/2014 8:10:47 AM

SAHE Graduate Students Honored at Lavender Graduation

Laura Jo Rieske, Lexie Elliott, and Shannon O’Reilly, graduate students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, were among 12 IUP graduates honored at the fourth annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony on April 24, 2014, at the Kovalchick Complex.

Posted on 4/25/2014 1:44:10 PM

Benjamin Speaks on “Authentic Leadership” at Clarion Leadership Series

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, presented a lecture at the Mary Walter Leadership Series at Clarion University of Pennsylvania on April 17, 2014.

Posted on 4/18/2014 10:41:54 AM

Belch Speaks at Student Development Lecture Series

Holley Belch, professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was the invited lecturer at Kansas State University’s Chester E. Peters Lectures in Student Development Series.

Posted on 4/17/2014 2:09:59 PM

Lowery Gives Presentation at Clery Act Training Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at Pensacola State University on February 11–12, 2014.

Posted on 4/14/2014 12:59:41 PM

Lowery, Benjamin, and Mueller Speak at American College Personnel Association Convention

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor, and John Wesley Lowery and John Mueller, professors in Student Affairs in Higher Education, each presented multiple sessions at the American College Personnel Association annual convention on March 30–April 2, 2014, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Posted on 4/10/2014 1:05:22 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

IUP’s SAHE Department announces that Jennifer Ferrell is the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted on 4/10/2014 12:59:15 PM

Lowery, Benjamin, and Graduate Students Speak at National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Convention

Mimi Benjamin and John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, each presented multiple sessions at the National Association of Student Personnel Association annual convention on March 15–19, 2014, in Baltimore, Md.

Posted on 3/28/2014 8:33:32 AM

Lowery Featured Speaker at 2014 Association for Student Conduct Administration Conference

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, made several presentations at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s annual conference on February 5–8, 2014.

Posted on 2/13/2014 2:00:22 PM

Lowery Presents at Clery Act Training Seminar at University of Texas

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at the University of Texas on January 14 15, 2014.

Posted on 1/21/2014 10:56:01 AM

Benjamin Publishes Book Review on College Student Success

Mimi Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has a book review in the most recent issue of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.

Posted on 12/2/2013 2:49:03 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at Student Conduct Conference

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was the featured speaker at the 3rd Annual ASCA Northwest Fireside Chat in Tacoma, Washington.

Posted on 11/20/2013 8:50:29 AM

DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Awarded to Graduate Student Shoemaker

Katie Shoemaker, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and graduate assistant-residential sustainability educator for the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining, received the David A. DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Award.

Posted on 11/12/2013 8:33:44 AM

Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2013

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce two recipients of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Alexandra (Lexie) Elliott and Shannon O’Reilly.

Posted on 11/7/2013 1:08:24 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Remembers David DeCoster

Former vice president for Student Affairs David DeCoster died after an extended illness in Lady Lake, Florida, on October 28, 2013.

Posted on 10/31/2013 3:07:57 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Well Represented at PCPA State Conference

Students and alumni of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education presented educational programs and received awards at the 2013 conference of Pennsylvania College Personnel Association.

Posted on 10/29/2013 4:23:21 PM

Belch and Lowery Named Diamond Honorees

The American College Personnel Association announced that Holley Belch and John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, are each being recognized as 2014 Diamond Honorees.

Posted on 10/11/2013 2:53:50 PM

Mueller and Graduate Student Publish Book Review on Diverse Millennial Students

Scott Miller, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and John  Mueller have a book review in the most recent issue of the Review of Higher Education.

Posted on 10/3/2013 3:52:11 PM

Mueller Speaks on Spirituality at Academic Advising Conference

John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, and alumna Carrie Egnosak presented “Finding Purpose: The Link Between Spirituality and Academic Advising” at the 2013 Penn State Professional Development Conference on Academic Advising.

Posted on 9/19/2013 8:11:04 AM

Belch Publishes Chapter on Accessibility in Campus Housing

Holley Belch, Student Affairs in Higher Education, contributed a chapter about accessibility for students with disabilities for the Association of College and University Housing Officers International six-volume series on Campus Housing Management.

Posted on 8/27/2013 9:54:55 AM

Lowery Promoted to Full Professor

John Wesley Lowery, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, will be promoted to full professor effective Fall 2013.

Posted on 7/24/2013 10:27:25 AM

Mueller Discusses “Recent Findings from Higher Education Research” at Secular Student Alliance Conference

John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was invited to speak at the 13th annual conference of the Secular Student Alliance in Columbus, Ohio, on July 13, 2013.

Posted on 7/15/2013 2:11:31 PM

Lowery Major Speaker at NASPA Regional III Summer Symposium

John Wesley Lowery, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was the 2013 conference’s closing speaker and offered a legislative update for student affairs professionals.

Posted on 7/9/2013 1:03:43 PM

Lowery Plenary Speaker at Student Personnel Administrators Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was one of the plenary speakers at the West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2013 annual conference. His plenary session was entitled “The Shifting Federal Landscape and the Practice of Student Affairs.”

Posted on 7/2/2013 1:16:34 PM

Mueller Speaks at Peking University

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, spoke at a Forum on Student Affairs at Peking University in Beijing, China, on June 7, 2013.

Posted on 6/26/2013 11:21:40 AM

Mueller Recognized at Scholarship Reception

John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, joined nearly 80 other IUP faculty members at a reception and dinner on May 16, 2013, to honor productivity in published scholarship.

Posted on 5/21/2013 12:30:47 PM

Students and Alumna Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education Departmental Commencement

Several students and an alumna from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments and contributions as part of the department’s Commencement 2013 events.

Posted on 5/20/2013 11:44:34 AM

Benjamin Joins Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education announces that its faculty search has reached a successful conclusion. The position of assistant professor has been offered to and accepted by Mimi Benjamin of Cornell University.

Posted on 5/7/2013 11:06:17 AM

Lowery Speaks at Mississippi Legal Issues Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was an invited speaker at the 2013 Mississippi State University Legal Issues Conference. His presentations included a higher education legislative update as well as discussing a model student conduct code.

Posted on 5/6/2013 10:17:53 AM

Lowery Presents Multiple Sessions at NASPA 2013 Conference

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented multiple sessions at the recent 2013 NASPA Annual Conference in Orlando (March 16-20).

Posted on 3/28/2013 3:29:08 PM

IUP Student Affairs in Higher Education Well-Represented at American College Personnel Association Convention

Students, alumni, and faculty of the SAHE Department joined higher education professionals from across the country at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association March 4–7, 2013.

Posted on 3/12/2013 9:35:19 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Announces 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Virginia Koch is the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award for 2013.

Posted on 2/27/2013 11:43:32 AM

Lowery Featured Speaker at 2013 Association for Student Conduct Administration Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, made several presentations at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 25th annual conference, which took place February 6–10, 2013.

Posted on 2/12/2013 8:53:28 AM

Lowery Presents at Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was part of a multi-disciplinary team that presented a program about the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act on January 7–8, 2013.

Posted on 1/17/2013 8:57:04 AM

Lowery Discusses FERPA and Religious First Amendment Rights

John Wesley Lowery was an invited speaker at the 2012 NASPA Law and Policy Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina (December 6–8).

Posted on 12/10/2012 3:07:41 PM

Mueller and Graduate Student Publish Book Review on Multicultural Student Services

Christie Scatena, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Dr. John Mueller have a book review in the most recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 12/5/2012 9:36:49 AM

DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Awarded to Graduate Student Brown

Justin Brown, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and graduate residence director for the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining, received the David A. DeCoster Excellence in Assessment Award.

Posted on 11/15/2012 12:58:19 PM

Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2012

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce the 2012 recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Allison Shumar.

Posted on 11/12/2012 12:05:31 PM

Search for New Student Affairs in Higher Education Assistant Professor Opens

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is opening a search and inviting applications for a full-time tenure track position at the assistant professor level to begin in Fall 2013. Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2012.

Posted on 10/10/2012 10:02:29 AM

Webinars Celebrate Careers in Student Affairs Month

Undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about a career in student affairs are encouraged to participate a series of webinars as part of the national celebration of Careers in Student Affairs Month (October 2012).

Posted on 10/1/2012 10:49:16 AM

Lowery and Mueller Coedit New Student Affairs Monograph

John Wesley Lowery and John A. Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, along with Kate Boyle of St. Thomas University, coedited a monograph published by the American College Personnel Association titled “Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of the Student Personnel Point of View.”

Posted on 9/5/2012 7:14:22 PM

Lowery Receives College Faculty Recognition Award

John Wesley Lowery, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, received the College of Education and Educational Technology’s Faculty Recognition Award to acknowledge outstanding leadership, service, and teaching.

Posted on 8/30/2012 8:19:07 AM

Mueller Publishes Qualitative Study on Atheist Students in Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice

In “Understanding the Atheist College Student: A Qualitative Examination,” Mueller presents the findings of his study of atheist students’ perspectives on faith, morality, life, and death as well as their experiences on campus as atheists.

Posted on 8/24/2012 11:04:05 AM

Lowery Presents at Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, traveled to the University of Louisville to present at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2012 Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration.

Posted on 7/23/2012 11:59:40 AM

Lowery Named to Clery Center Advisory Board

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, was recently appointed to serve on the advisory board for the Clery Center for Security on Campus (former Security on Campus).

Posted on 7/10/2012 12:17:19 PM

Hall Announces Retirement After Thirty Years of Service at IUP

Linda Hall, chairperson and graduate coordinator of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, announced that she will retire in August 2012 after 30 years at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 6/27/2012 3:41:27 PM

Lowery Presents at Penn State Clery Act Training Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at Penn State on June 20–21, 2012.

Posted on 6/25/2012 12:34:30 PM

Lowery Presents on Complying with Title IX

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a general session at the 2012 International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators conference in Reno, Nevada (June 15–19).

Posted on 6/19/2012 9:37:40 AM

Mueller and Graduate Students Participate in Ireland Study Tour

Professor John Mueller, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and graduate students Zachary Beaver and Kristin Brewer joined faculty, staff, and students from eight U.S. universities on a study tour of higher education in Ireland from May 21 to June 1, 2012.

Posted on 6/4/2012 12:02:36 PM

Students and Alumnus Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education as Part of Departmental Commencement

Several students and an alumna from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments and contributions as part of the department's Commencement 2012 ceremonies.

Posted on 5/14/2012 2:27:27 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Well-Represented at American College Personnel Association Convention

Students, alumni, and faculty of the Student Affairs in Higher Education department gathered with nearly 4,000 higher education professionals across the country at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association March 24-27, 2012, in Louisville, Ky.

Posted on 4/11/2012 12:12:23 PM

SAHE Graduate Students Present Research at National Conferences

Chris Weiss and Emilie Campbell, graduate students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, each presented their thesis research at the annual conventions of two student affairs professional associations in March 2012.

Posted on 4/3/2012 3:00:39 PM

Lowery Presents at Clery Act Training Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was part of a multi-disciplinary team that presented a program on the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act on March 29–30, 2012.

Posted on 4/2/2012 9:37:12 AM

Alumna Fowler Receives Awards for Thesis Research on Women and Intimate Partner Violence

Ashley Fowler, a 2011 graduate of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, received the Gerald Saddlemire Masters Research Award and will receive an Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award from IUP.

Posted on 3/30/2012 1:42:18 PM

Lowery Presents Four Sessions at NASPA Conference

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, reflected on the student personnel point of view after 75 years and discussed student religious groups and the First Amendment, teaching with technology, and federal regulation and campus safety.

Posted on 3/22/2012 9:20:50 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Announces 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

IUP’s Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce Rhonda Gifford as the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award for 2012.

Posted on 3/9/2012 2:21:30 PM

Graduate Student Weiss Receives Research Grant

Christopher Weiss, graduate student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program, was awarded a research grant from the School of Graduate Studies and Research to support his thesis research.

Posted on 2/22/2012 3:43:33 PM

Graduate Student Eshelman Selected as Ambassador to National Student Affairs Organization

Diane Eshleman, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has been selected to serve as an American College Personnel Association ambassador.

Posted on 2/11/2012 11:47:28 AM

Mueller Authors Chapter on Historical Perspectives of Diversity in Higher Education

John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, co-authored a chapter for a newly released book that analyzes higher education’s success in achieving its objective to create welcoming and engaging campus environments for all students.

Posted on 2/6/2012 4:16:01 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at Association for Student Conduct Administration 2012 Conference

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, made several presentations at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s annual conference, February 1–4, 2012.

Posted on 2/6/2012 3:45:11 PM

Mueller Presents Diversity Workshop at Clarion University

John Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a workshop on diversity for the Residence Life staff at Clarion University as part of their Community Assistant Winter Training on Thursday, January 19, 2012.

Posted on 1/19/2012 4:14:15 PM

Lowery Presents on Use of Twitter and Tablet Computers in the Classroom

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, made several presentations at the College of Education and Educational Technology’s Technology Day on Wednesday, January 28, 2012.

Posted on 1/19/2012 4:10:13 PM

Lowery Presents at Clery Act Training Seminar on Campus Security

John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at the University of Nevada on January 4–5, 2012.

Posted on 1/18/2012 8:27:12 AM

Graduate Student Weiss Presents on Socially Interactive Technologies

Christopher Weiss, a graduate student in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented “Social Media Framework and Toolkit: Socially Interactive Technologies and Beyond!” at the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association’s Keystone Social Media conference on January 6, 2012.

Posted on 1/18/2012 8:25:04 AM

Lowery Discusses Guns on Campus at Student Affairs Law and Policy Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was an invited speaker at the recent Student Affairs Law and Policy conference hosted by NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, December 8 10, 2011, in Arlington,

Posted on 12/12/2011 8:20:11 AM

Graduate Student Campbell Recognized at Greek Life Conference

Emilie Campbell, a graduate student in the department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was the recipient of two awards and competed in a case study competition at the 2011 annual meeting of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Posted on 12/7/2011 9:07:09 AM

Lowery Quoted in Article about Students at Risk of Self-Harm

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was quoted in the December 6, 2011, issue of Inside Higher Ed in an article titled “Danger for Whom?”

Posted on 12/6/2011 11:43:22 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is marking its 40th year of preparing professionals for careers in student affairs and higher education.

Posted on 11/28/2011 12:29:22 PM

Graduate Students Campbell and Rowlands Receive College of Education Scholarships

Emilie Campbell and Victoria Rowlands, graduate students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, were among eighteen students in the College of Education and Educational Technology to receive the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.

Posted on 11/3/2011 8:27:20 AM

Graduate Student Benyish Awarded the 2011 Newkerk Scholarship

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce the 2011 recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Joseph Benyish.

Posted on 11/2/2011 8:19:06 AM

Graduate Student Weiss Presents at Student Affairs Technology Conference

Christopher Weiss, graduate student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program, presented at the inaugural student affairs technology conference, #NASPATECH, in Newport, R.I., October 27–29, 2011.

Posted on 10/31/2011 8:14:14 AM

Graduate Student Shumar Appointed to Executive Board of Pennsylvania Professional Association

Allison Shumar, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has been selected to serve as a graduate student liaison to the executive board of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association.

Posted on 10/26/2011 8:06:09 AM

Lowery Delivers Keynote at College Student Personnel Association Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, was a keynote speaker at the annual conference of the College Student Personnel Association of New York State on October 24, 2011.

Posted on 10/25/2011 12:24:39 PM

Lowery Speaks at Title IX Training

John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, was one of several trainers who spoke at the Title IX Coordinator Training and Certification on October 17, 2011, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:18:43 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Well-Represented at State Conference

Students, alumni, and faculty of Student Affairs in Higher Education  presented numerous educational programs, received awards, and served on the planning committee for the 2011 conference of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association.

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:17:03 AM

Graduate Student Weiss Interns and Presents at National Association for Campus Activities Conference

Christopher Weiss, graduate student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education program, served as a graduate intern at the National Association for Campus Activities Mid-Atlantic 2011 regional conference in Buffalo, N.Y.

Posted on 10/10/2011 4:00:09 PM

Lowery Speaks at National Summit on Campus Safety

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, participated in a national summit on campus safety, cosponsored by Security on Campus, Inc., and Lehigh University, on Thursday, September 29, 2011.

Posted on 10/3/2011 2:57:06 PM

Lowery Presents Webinar on Admissions of Students with Criminal Records

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented “Criminals on Campus: Ways to Handle Offenders on Your Campus,” a webinar on issues associated with consideration of criminal records in college admissions.

Posted on 9/21/2011 8:40:38 AM

Lowery Authors Chapter on Partnering with Parents

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has authored a chapter in a new book designed to address the social, educational, and moral concepts and concerns of student affairs work.

Posted on 9/1/2011 11:49:15 AM

Belch Authors Chapter on College Students with Disabilities

Dr. Holley Belch, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, authored a chapter in a new book addressing the need to increase the integration of student with disabilities in higher education.

Posted on 8/26/2011 2:36:44 PM

Mueller Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. John A. Mueller, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, will be promoted to full professor effective Fall 2011.

Posted on 8/3/2011 10:45:26 AM

Lowery Presents on Federal Mandates’ Impact on Student Conduct Administration

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented on federal mandates which directly impact student conduct administration at the 2011 Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration at the University of Louisville.

Posted on 7/22/2011 1:24:08 PM

Mueller Presents on Culture at Transatlantic Conference

Dr. John A. Mueller, Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a theoretical workshop titled “What is Culture? Borders and Limits” at the Living Culture in the University—Developing Citizens of the World conference in Luxembourg on May 25, 2011.

Posted on 6/2/2011 1:53:53 PM

Lowery Speaks at Campus Sexual Assault Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, was a featured presenter at a conference on “New Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault” on May 25, 2011.

Posted on 6/1/2011 10:59:50 AM

Students and Alumnus Honored at 2011 Student Affairs in Higher Education Commencement

Over the 2011 Commencement weekend, several students and an alumnus from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) were honored for their exceptional accomplishments and contributions.

Posted on 5/14/2011 8:29:42 AM

Lowery Presents Title IX Webinars on Sexual Assault and Harassment

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented several webinars on the handling of sexual assault and harassment by students under Title IX.

Posted on 4/18/2011 9:52:09 AM

Alumnus Lee Receives Graduate Research Award for “Student Loan Debt Literacy”

Jason Lee, 2010 graduate of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, received an Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award for his thesis research.

Posted on 4/5/2011 7:39:41 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Well-Represented at Annual Convention

Students, alumni, and faculty members of the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department presented educational programs at the convention of the American College Personnel Association.

Posted on 4/3/2011 3:52:59 PM

Lowery Presents at Student Affairs in Higher Education Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented three sessions at the 2011 NASPA annual conference in Philadelphia.

Posted on 3/25/2011 9:25:25 AM

Lowery Named to NASPA Faculty Fellows

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was recently named to the NASPA Faculty Fellows, a group of twelve faculty members who serve as the voice of faculty in NASPA.

Posted on 3/22/2011 4:07:51 PM

Lowery Named to NASPA Editorial Boards

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, was recently named to work with several NASPA publications.

Posted on 3/16/2011 1:34:18 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at Association for Student Conduct

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a featured session at the 2011 Association for Student Conduct Administration’s annual conference.

Posted on 2/10/2011 4:05:00 PM

Chacivity Awards Received by Student Affairs in Higher Education Students

Three graduate students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education received a Chacivity Award for the Fall 2010 semester and will be recognized at the Chacivity Award and Volunteer Recognition Reception on April 20, 2011.

Posted on 1/20/2011 3:06:16 PM

Mueller Chapter Appears in New Student Services Book

Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and 1981 alumna Dr. Raechele L. Pope have co-authored a chapter for the fifth edition of Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession.

Posted on 1/12/2011 9:40:28 AM

Lowery Speaks at Law and Policy Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, was an invited speaker at the recent Law and Policy conference hosted by NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, December 9–11, 2010, in Austin, Texas.

Posted on 12/14/2010 4:04:01 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Publishes Fall Newsletter

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education has recently posted the Fall 2010 edition of its publication, Developments.

Posted on 11/30/2010 2:08:13 PM

Lowery Presents Student Conduct Webinar

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a webinar, “Updating Your Student Code—Community Colleges and Four-Year Institutions.”

Posted on 11/23/2010 8:58:59 AM

Newkerk Scholarship Awarded for 2010

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) has announced that Kyle MacDonald is the the 2010 recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship.

Posted on 11/9/2010 10:02:57 AM

Lowery Discusses First Amendment, Tort Liability, and Campus Activities

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented on “The Courts and Campus Activities” at the NACA Mid Atlantic Regional Conference in October 2010.

Posted on 10/18/2010 11:53:02 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Hosting Its Annual Recruitment Fair

If you are interested in learning more about a career in student affairs, attend the annual Student Affairs in Higher Education Recruitment Fair. The fair is on Friday, November 5, 2010, in the Susquehanna Room of the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 10/15/2010 9:00:31 AM

Belch Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Holley A. Belch, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, will be promoted to full professor effective Fall 2010.

Posted on 8/2/2010 2:52:28 PM

Mueller and Alumnus' Book Review Appears in Journal of College Student Development

Alexandra F. Ford, graduate of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Dr. John A. Mueller have a book review in the most recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 7/26/2010 1:52:29 PM

Lowery Presents on Student Affairs Legal Update and Disciplinary Systems

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented at the recent Small College and University Institute, held at the University of Redlands.

Posted on 7/8/2010 8:36:56 AM

Lowery Speaks at Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2010 Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration.

Posted on 7/6/2010 1:17:47 PM

Lowery Presents at U.S. Justice Department Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented a Clery Act Training at the Campus Training and Technical Assistance Institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault in Las Vegas.

Posted on 6/29/2010 9:36:42 AM

Lowery Delivers Keynote at North Dakota State Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was a keynote speaker at the recent North Dakota University System’s fourth annual Student Affairs Professionals Workshop.

Posted on 5/26/2010 1:25:21 PM

Mueller Appointed to Editorial Board of “Journal of College Student Development”

Dr. John A. Mueller, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, was recently appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 5/21/2010 8:09:46 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Students Honored at 2010 Commencement

Over the 2010 Commencement weekend, several students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) were honored for their exceptional accomplishments and contributions.

Posted on 5/18/2010 2:22:34 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Newsletter Goes Electronic

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education has recently sent out the Spring 2010 edition of its publication, Developments, to friends, students, and alumni of the program. This is the first time Developments is being circulated in an electronic format.

Posted on 5/7/2010 11:22:12 AM

Graduate Student Sagendorf Receives Chacivity Award

Martin Sagendorf, a graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently received a Chacivity Award for 2010. The award is presented to students who exemplify behaviors that uplift the spirit of the IUP community through his or her contributions.

Posted on 5/5/2010 8:17:31 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Students Present at IUP Symposium

Mara Iverson (’11) and Stacie Mann (’10), graduate students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented with Dr. John Mueller at IUP’s first Symposium on Gender and Sexuality on April 9, 2010.

Posted on 4/12/2010 3:05:54 PM

Alumna Elkins Receives Student Affairs in Higher Education Distinguished Alumni Award

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education is pleased to announce Dr. Julie B. Elkins as the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award for 2010.

Posted on 4/8/2010 7:06:20 PM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Students Present at National Conference

Several graduate students from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education presented educational programs at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) in Boston on March 20–24, 2010.

Posted on 3/29/2010 3:28:56 PM

Mueller Presents Educational Programs at American College Personnel Association Convention

Dr. John A. Mueller, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented several educational programs at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association.

Posted on 3/29/2010 3:17:34 PM

Belch Presents on Students With Psychiatric or Psychological Disabilities

Dr. Holley A. Belch, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented “Students With Psychiatric/Psychological Disabilities: Acquired Knowledge = Effective Practice” at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association.

Posted on 3/29/2010 3:13:27 PM

Lowery Presents at Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented four sessions at the recent Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education annual conference in Chicago on March 6–10, 2010.

Posted on 3/14/2010 2:28:56 PM

Mueller Recognized at Scholarship Dinner

Dr. John A. Mueller, of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE), joined nearly ninety other IUP faculty members at a dinner to honor productivity in published scholarship.

Posted on 3/5/2010 11:04:50 AM

Lowery Delivers Keynote at Safety Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was a keynote speaker at the recent Linda B. Floyd Campus Safety Conference in Charleston, S.C.

Posted on 2/22/2010 1:44:06 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at Association for Student Conduct Administration Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a featured session at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s recent annual conference.

Posted on 2/10/2010 8:41:05 AM

ACPA Scholarships Announced

Three students in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education will receive scholarships to support their participation in the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

Posted on 1/29/2010 4:00:49 PM

Mueller Publishes on “Future Directions for Diversity Research in Student Affairs”

Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and 1981 alumna Dr. Raechele L. Pope have an article in the most recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 12/2/2009 9:27:19 AM

Newkerk Scholarship Recipient Announced for 2009

The Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) is pleased to announce the 2009 recipient of the Nancy Newkerk Scholarship: Brynn E. Cunningham.

Posted on 11/12/2009 8:35:39 PM

Hall Speaks at Pa. College Personnel Association Conference

Dr. Linda M. Hall, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented two sessions at the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association annual conference on October 19, 2009.

Posted on 11/12/2009 8:28:49 PM

Lowery Presents During FERPAnar

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented recently on FERPA and Student Affairs as part of FERPAnar on October 22, 2009. FERPAnar was a one-day on-line conference focused on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

Posted on 11/3/2009 7:20:32 PM

Mueller and Alumnus Speak at PCPA Conference

Dr. John A. Mueller, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Jamie K. Guilford of King’s College (SAHE alumnus, 2008) presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association on October 19, 2009.

Posted on 10/30/2009 3:19:48 PM

Lowery Speaks at History of Education Society Annual Meeting

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a paper at the History of Education Society Annual Meeting with Karen Boyd, dean of Student Affairs at Carnegie Mellon University.

Posted on 10/30/2009 3:06:32 PM

Mueller and SAHE Alumnus Published in the Research Journal of the AFA

Bradley M. Webb, graduate of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and Dr. John A. Mueller have an article in the most recent issue of Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Posted on 10/9/2009 3:47:10 PM

Lowery Presents Legislative Issues Webinar

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, presented a national webinar in 2009 sponsored by the Council on Law in Higher Education,“The New Federal Campus Safety Requirements: From Fire Safety, Clery, to Notifying Parents of Emergencies under FERPA.”

Posted on 9/18/2009 10:58:07 AM

Lowery Authors Chapter in Book on Campus Sexual Assault Response Teams

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Associate Professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE), recently contributed a chapter to Donna M. Barry and Paul M. Cell’s Campus Sexual Assault Response Teams Program Development and Operational Management. This book is a comprehensive

Posted on 8/24/2009 2:36:17 PM

Mueller Speaks at Secular Student Alliance Conference

Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education was invited to speak at the ninth annual conference of the Secular Student Alliance in Columbus, Ohio, in August 2009.

Posted on 8/10/2009 2:43:34 PM

Lowery Joins National Center for Higher Education Risk Management

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, associate professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently joined the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (a not-for-profit corporation) as an affiliated consultant.

Posted on 8/4/2009 3:28:29 PM

Lowery Speaks at Gehring Academy

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, will travel in June to the University of Utah to present at the Association for Student Conduct Administration’s 2009 Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration.

Posted on 6/16/2009 3:36:50 PM

Belch Speaks at Disability Training Institute

Dr. Holley Belch of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education presented a paper on college students with psychiatric disabilities at the twenty-first annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute in June, 2009.

Posted on 6/15/2009 10:24:19 AM

Belch Publishes Study on “Cultures of Success”

Dr. Holley Belch of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education coauthored “Cultures of Success: Recruiting and Retaining New Live-in Residence Life Professionals,” appearing in the most recent issue of The College Student Affairs Journal.

Posted on 6/15/2009 10:21:47 AM

Mueller and SAHE Alumni Published in “Journal of College Student Development”

Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education and 2005 graduate Jennifer C. Cole have an article in the most recent issue of the Journal of College Student Development.

Posted on 5/30/2009 9:36:34 AM

Graduate Student Henao Receives Chacivity Award

Ruben Henao, graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, received a Chacivity Award on April 22, 2009. The awards are presented to students who exemplify behaviors that uplift the spirit of the IUP community through his or her contributions.

Posted on 4/27/2009 2:27:53 PM

Mueller and Graduate Student Speak at Convention Institute

Dr. John Mueller, from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, and graduate student Jason Lee presented a session titled “Serving Atheist Students” at the recent ACPA annual convention in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 4/8/2009 1:00:50 PM

Lowery Receives Mentor Award

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, from the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was the 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Mentor to Graduate Students Award from the Standing Committee for Graduate Students and New Professionals of the American College Personnel Association.

Posted on 4/8/2009 1:00:02 PM

Lowery Presents at NASPA

Dr. John Wesley Lowery presented three sessions at the recent 2009 NASPA annual conference in Seattle, Washington. His presentations focused on the Clery Act, student conduct policies and procedures, and a public policy update.

Posted on 3/18/2009 3:39:45 PM

Lowery Speaks on Federal Campus Safety Laws

Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Associate Professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education, was a keynote speaker on Federal Campus Safety Laws at the recent Linda B. Floyd and South Carolina College Personnel Association Joint Campus Safety Conference.

Posted on 2/26/2009 2:06:31 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at ASJA Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery presented a featured session at the Association for Student Judicial Affairs’ recent annual conference, reviewing the legislative and regulatory developments of the previous year impacting student conduct administration in higher education.

Posted on 2/11/2009 12:32:55 PM

Mueller Commentary Appears in Chronicle of Higher Education

Dr. John Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education has a commentary titled “Atheist Students on Campus: From Misconceptions to Inclusion” (subsciption required) in the January 30, 2009, edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Posted on 1/30/2009 10:33:51 AM

Lowery Presents Student Affairs Webinars

Dr. John Wesley Lowery recently presented two webinars for NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education for changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 regulations.

Posted on 1/27/2009 7:31:05 AM

Congratulations to 2008 Newkerk Award Winners!

Congratulation go out to the Nancy Newkerk Award recipients, Stanley Horton and Morgan Rizzardi. The Nancy Newkerk award is given to the second year student(s) who demonstrates outstanding contributions to student affairs activities.

Posted on 1/16/2009 10:18:11 AM

SAHE Graduate Student Wins Fellowship

Nicole Croly, a second year graduate student in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently received the William J. Brennan Graduate Assistant Fellowship from the Order of Omega (Greek honors society).

Posted on 1/14/2009 10:59:12 AM

Mueller Contributes Chapter to New Student Affairs Book

Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education has an invited chapter in a new book by Amy Reynolds, Ph.D.

Posted on 12/30/2008 3:30:12 PM

Lowery Speaks at Student Affairs Law and Policy Conference

Dr. John Wesley Lowery was an invited speaker at the recent Student Affairs Law and Policy Conference cosponsored by NASPA and the Stetson University College of Law.

Posted on 12/11/2008 2:38:20 PM

Call for SAHE Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

Last spring, the SAHE department announced the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award: Dr. Becky L. Verzinski (’94) of Towson University in Maryland. We are now accepting nominations for this year’s recipient of the Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted on 12/8/2008 12:28:11 PM

Mueller Named Diamond Honoree

The American College Personnel Association’s Educational Leadership Foundation announced that Dr. John A. Mueller is being recognized as a 2009 Diamond Honoree, presented in recognition of outstanding and sustained contributions to higher education and to the student affairs profession.

Posted on 12/4/2008 3:26:59 PM

Hall Elected to Exec Board of PCPA

Linda Hall was elected to the Executive Board for the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) in 2008, serving in the role of faculty liaison.

Posted on 11/6/2008 4:36:08 PM

Lowery Keynote Speaker at PCPA

Dr. John Wesley Lowery delivered the keynote address at the annual PCPA   conference.

Posted on 11/3/2008 1:56:47 PM

Belch Named Associate Editor of ACPA Board

Holley Belch was named Associate Editor of the American College Personnel Association’s Books and Media Board.

Posted on 10/17/2008 4:03:37 PM

2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Dr. Becky L. Verzinski is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award for 2008.

Posted on 8/20/2008 11:00:46 AM

Student Affairs in Higher Education Fall 2008 Kickoff

The Student Affairs in Higher Education Department will hold its Kickoff for 2008–2009, a beginning-of-the-year community builder for program participants, on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, from 4:30–7:00 p.m. at the College Lodge.

Posted on 8/20/2008 10:48:59 AM

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