Multicultural Recruiters

  • Below you will find information on our admissions counselors who focus on the recruitment of underrepresented groups. If you have questions about the admissions process, Irvin and Donovan are here to help.

  • Irvin Rivera, Asst Director Latino Recruitment

    Irvin Rivera

    Assistant Director of Admissions for Latino Recruitment

    irvin.rivera@iup.edu
    724-357-2499
    Room 117 C, Sutton Hall

    Irvin joined IUP in 2012. He is the advisor of various Latino-based organizations on campus, including the Latino Student Organization (LaSO), Ritmo Latino Dance Crew, and Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity, Inc. He is a member of the Hispanic Heritage Council and is committed to the recruitment and retention of minority students. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and his master’s degree in Adult Education and Communications Technology from IUP.

    “I’m a first-generation college grad. While I was growing up, college wasn’t mentioned at our dinner table. A mentor told me I could go to college and even get a scholarship. Now I want to be an example and mentor other Latino/a students.”

  • Donovan Daniel Donovan Daniel

    Assistant Director of Admissions for Multicultural Recruitment

    donovan.daniel@iup.edu
    724-357-3053
    Room 118 D, Sutton Hall

    Donovan Daniel is an alumnus of IUP with a BA in Physical Education and Sport and a MA in Adult Education and Communications Technology.

    “During my studies I was afforded the opportunity to learn about many new cultures, discover and develop some latent skills, and forge relationships that I will cherish always. I found my wife, purpose, and success while living on campus and in the surrounding community. I am excited to be able to help future generations of minority students to also find their success!”

  • Student Coordinator

    Our current Student Coordinator for Promising Scholars is Na'eem Allen-Stills. Na'eem is a Sophomore Promising Scholar student who can provide information on the application process and requirements for maintaining your award.

  • Na'eem Allen-StillsNa'eem Allen-Stills

    Assistant Promising Scholars Coordinator

    n.c.allen-stills@iup.edu  
    Room 118 A, Sutton Hall

    Na’eem Allen-Stills is an IUP student entering his sophomore year. He graduated from Central High School in Philadelphia in 2016. Because of his leadership and strong academic profile, Na’eem earned a full-tuition Board of Governors scholarship through the Promising Scholars program. Not only is Na’eem a Promising Scholar, but he works with the Undergraduate Admissions staff to coordinate recruitment and retention programming for other scholars in the program. In addition to all of his responsibilities, Na’eem is enrolled in the Cook Honors College. Currently, Na’eem is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Exercise and Sport with a concentration in Exercise Science.