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Celebrate Mary Elko’s Service in the AACC

This Friday, October 2, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., please stop by the African American Cultural Center (B-23 Delaney) to wish Mary Elko well as she retires and begins a new chapter in her life.

Posted on 9/29/2015 3:05:26 PM

2015 Chacivity Award Recipients

The Chacivity Award was created in 2004–05. Its name is composed from “character, civility, and integrity.” This award is designed to recognize students who exhibit behavior(s) that are uplifting to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community by displaying courage, civility, leadership, integrity, an

Posted on 4/22/2015 10:32:20 AM

Register and Submit Program Proposals for Upcoming LGBTQIA Conference at IUP

“True Colors of Leadership: Positively Impacting the Queer Community” will be held on Friday, April 10, at IUP, featuring keynote speaker J’Lissabeth Faughn, director of the Multicultural Center and the Pride and Women’s Resource Center at Sacramento State University. Don’t forget about early-bird

Posted on 2/25/2015 4:15:28 PM

Postponed: Six O’Clock Series Hosts “Until Tuesday” This Monday

This event has been postponed until the spring 2015 semester. More details will be available then. On Monday, November 17, Captain Luis Carlos Montalván and his service dog, Tuesday, will present “Until Tuesday” as part of the Six O’Clock Series in Fisher Auditorium from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Copies of both of Capta

Posted on 11/13/2014 1:54:48 PM

Danielle Deal, Anti-Hazing Hero Award Winner

Danielle Deal, a senior marketing major and a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, was selected by to be a recipient of the 2013 Hank Nuwer Anti-Hazing Hero Award. The award recognizes nominated individuals who stood up to hazing in their organizations and on their campuses, and helped educ

Posted on 4/25/2014 3:49:03 PM

T-Shirts as Opportunities for Education

As March approaches, so do t-shirt sales that reflect themes related to St. Patrick’s Day.  Some shirts are designed to reflect one of the themes promoted by the Center for Student Life’s t-shirt contest, while others promote values and behaviors that run counter to IUP’s mission and values.  Each spring, the

Posted on 2/26/2014 9:43:20 AM

Keisha Brown to Speak at Six O’Clock Series About Her Traveling and Studying in China

The Six O’Clock Series will host speaker Keisha Brown on Monday, February 17, 2014, in the HUB Ohio Room from 6:00–7:30 p.m. Brown will discuss her research into China’s media depictions of and diplomatic exchanges with African-Americans during their struggle for freedom and equality from 1949–1972. She will also

Posted on 2/13/2014 11:10:29 AM

P.S. Party Smart Workshop sponsored by the Center for Student Life

As a student living off campus, you are directly connected to the Indiana community and are a daily representation of IUP.  You are responsible for the upkeep of your dwelling and being a courteous neighbor to those living around you.  Consider attending one of the upcoming P.S. Party Smart workshops sponsored by the Center for Student Life.

Posted on 2/7/2014 12:07:29 PM

IUP Greeks Raise Over $3,400 for Treasures for Children

The IUP Greek community presented a check for $3,427.59 to the Salvation Army for its Treasures for Children program at the Red Kettle Kick-Off Breakfast on November 13, 2013.

Posted on 11/27/2013 12:03:12 PM

Linder Presents on Thriving Amid Change at PCPA Conference

Kate Linder, associate dean of Student Life, presented “Thriving Amid Change: Encouraging Resilience Among Student Leaders, and First Amendment Rights, Civility, and Public Universities” at the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) annual conference, October 20–22, 2013. In addition

Posted on 10/25/2013 9:11:14 AM

Cogar Discusses “Maintaining Wellness” at PCPA Conference

Tedd Cogar, assistant director, Center for Student Life/Student Conduct and LGBTQIA Advocacy, copresented “Surviving or Thriving: Maintaining Wellness from a Marginalized Context” at the 2013 Pennsylvania College Personnel Association conference.

Posted on 10/25/2013 9:08:16 AM

Linder Receives Ronald Lunardini Mentoring Award at PCPA Conference

Kate Linder, associate dean of Student Life, received the Ronald Lunardini Mentoring Award at the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) annual conference on October 21, 2013, in recognition of her service as a true mentor to graduate students and new professionals in the field of studen

Posted on 10/25/2013 8:36:30 AM

Villalobos to Present on Inclusive Diversity for Six O’Clock Series

Join us on Monday, October 28, in the HUB Ohio Room for the next Six O’Clock Series: Inclusive Diversity, presented by Veronica Villalobos. Participants will learn about the steps the federal government is taking to become a model employer for people with disabilities.

Posted on 10/24/2013 11:19:08 AM

Chris Beckman to Present Six O’Clock Series on Drug Abuse, Alcoholism, Openness, and More

Please join us for the Six O’Clock Series on Monday, September 30, from 6:00–7:30 p.m. entitled “My Friend Has a Problem...How Can I Help?” presented by artist, model, and reality show actor Chris Beckman.

Posted on 9/25/2013 4:47:46 PM

Women’s Leadership Award Winners for 2013

IUP Women’s Leadership Award recipients are selected for their outstanding campus leadership experience, academic excellence, and community achievements.

Posted on 5/15/2013 10:08:06 AM

Good Neighbor Guide

If you are living off-campus next semester, the Good Neighbor Guide is a useful resource with tips, contacts, and information about local businesses for anyone living in the Indiana community. The Good Neighbor Guide is brought to you in collaboration with the Downtown Indiana Elm Street Program, Indiana Universi

Posted on 5/6/2013 3:08:09 PM

Wanted: Students Interested in Serving on Student Conduct Boards

Students, faculty, and staff are needed for conduct boards. Spring 2013 training is available.

Posted on 4/25/2013 2:09:35 PM

IUP Panhellenic Association Selling Beads for Life

The Panhellenic Association will be selling Beads for Life jewelry and products at HUB tables on April 15–19 from 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Beads for Life is a nonprofit organization that empowers women in Uganda.

Posted on 4/11/2013 10:47:25 AM

Cogar Ordained as Pastor

The Reverend Tedd Cogar, assistant director of the Center for Student Life/Student Conduct and LGBTQIA Advocacy, was ordained as Pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Sunday, March 17, 2013.

Posted on 4/5/2013 1:39:22 PM

Mitchell Discusses “Carbon Democracy” at Six O’Clock Series

Over 100 members of the IUP community came to hear Timothy Mitchell discuss his recent book Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil at the Six O’Clock Series on Monday, April 1, 2013. The program was introduced by Tia Kordell, president of the IUP Environmentally Conscious Organization (ECO). Kor

Posted on 4/3/2013 1:35:23 PM

Six O’Clock Series: A Young Atheist’s Survival Guide

On March 25, 2013, Hemant Mehta will lead a discussion about the right to religious freedom at 6:00 p.m. in the Ohio Room of the HUB.

Posted on 3/15/2013 12:28:47 PM

Student Longacre to Introduce Six O’Clock Series

The February 25 Six O’Clock Series will feature IUP alumnus Tom Baker discussing how students can leave a legacy at their university through campus involvement. The evening’s series will be introduced by Andrew Longacre, who knows a great deal about the topic. A senior Safety Science and Political Science double major

Posted on 2/20/2013 3:11:19 PM

Women Leaders from Western Pennsylvania Showcased at Six O’Clock Series

Four members of the “ In Sisterhood ” exhibit took stage at the Six O’Clock Series on Monday evening, February 18, 2013, to share their experiences as leaders who helped the women’s movement evolve throughout western Pennsylvania. Pat Ulbrih, Ph.D., Ann Begler, Barbara Hafer, and Maureen McHugh, Ph.D. told stories,

Posted on 2/19/2013 9:36:16 AM

Black History Month Honored at Opening of Six O’Clock Series

The Six O’Clock Series opened the 2013 Spring Semester with a successful Black History Month panel cosponsored by the African American Cultural Center. It started with a poetry slam. Chinaka Hodge, 2008 East Bay Express Best Poet, read an original piece about Jordan Davis. Davis was a 17-year old shot and killed in

Posted on 2/12/2013 4:02:22 PM