These are the students who assist the Admissions Office with a variety of programs throughout the year. We’re proud of our Crimson Guides, who provide tours of campus and share their love of the university with prospective students and their families. Learn more about their experiences as students at IUP.

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AbbyAbby smiles in the lobby of the KCAC.

Hometown: Altoona, PA
Major: Nursing
Activities/Organizations: Coalition for Christian Outreach
Future Plans: Obtain an ICU position and a phlebotomy certification

AmeliaAmelia smiles on the walkway outside of Ackerman Hall.

Hometown: Quakertown, PA
Major: Fashion Studies
Minor: Communications Media
Activities/Organizations: Fashion Association (president), Sutton Scholar, IUP Marcom
Future Plans: To work in social media

AmyAmy smiles outside of the performing arts center.

Hometown: Blairsville, PA
Majors: English Education and Dance
Activities/Organizations: Cook Honors College, Dance Theater Company, National Council of Teachers of English, Alpha Psi Omega
Future Plans: Teach secondary English and continue choreographing Jr/Sr high musicals and teaching dance

AshleyAshley smiling

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Major: Criminology
Minor: Forensic Biosciences
Activities/Organizations: Secretary of Spirit of the Oak, Criminology Association
Future Plans: Become a forensic analyst

AudreyAudrey smiling

Hometown: Hershey, PA
Major: Sports Administration
Minor: Business Administration/Pre-Law
Activities/Organizations: Women's Ice Hockey, The Penn, Ski Club, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Writing Center
Future Plans: Attend law school to become a sports lawyer

AvaAva smiling

Hometown: Sandy Ridge, PA
Major/Minor: Nursing/Psychology  
Activities/Organizations: Student Government, Book Club
Future Plans: Obtain a masters and become a pediatric nurse practitioner

BrennaBrenna smiles.

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Major/Minor: Hospitality Management/Marketing
Activities/Organizations: Cheerleading, Meeting Professionals International, Club Management Association of America
Future Plans: Become and event coordinator

CatherineCatherine smiles.

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Majors: Pre-Med Biology and Economics
Activities/Organizations: President of the Student Veterans Organization, Vice President of IUP Women’s Rugby Team, BioME Pre-Med Mentor, Rho Tau Chi, American Medical Student Association
Future Plans: Attend medical school to become a physician

ChrissyChrissy smiles sitting outside Sutton Hall on a sunny day.

Hometown: Marion Center, PA
Majors: English Education and Spanish Education
Certificate: ESL Certificate 
Activities/Organizations: IUP Ambassadors, Residence Hall Council president, Kappa Delta Pi: Education Honor Society, model for the Co-op store, Ándale (Spanish Club), NCTE, STATIC general member, Welcome Week leader, Co-op Board of Directors (assistant treasurer)
Future Plans: Become a high school English or Spanish teacher in Indiana County

CourtneyCourtney smiles.

Hometown: Indiana, PA
Major/Minor: Hospitality Management/Spanish
Activities/Organizations: CMAA, MPI, Cooks Honors College, Promising Scholars
Future Plans: Own a restaurant

DanielChrissy smiles sitting outside Sutton Hall on a sunny day.

Hometown: Blairsville, PA
Majors: Regional Planning and Political Science
Activities/Organizations: Regional Planning Student Organization, Student Government Association
Future Plans: Attend graduate school, then pursue a career in regional planning and, hopefully, one day, run for office

DelvonDelvon smiling

Hometown: East Stroudsburg, PA
Major: Cybersecurity
Minor: Criminology
Activities/Organizations: Ultimate Frisbee
Future Plans: Become an FBI Agent

GabrielGabe poses in front of McElheney Hall

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Major: Criminology
Assistantship: Crimson Scholars Circle
Activities/Organizations: UBORA Men of IUP
Future Plans: Pursue a career in law enforcement

JacobJacob smiles in the Oak Grove on a sunny day.

Hometown: Hershey, PA
Major: Psychology
Minor: Human Resource Management
Activities/Organizations: Ultimate Frisbee, IUP Ambassadors, Phi Eta Sigma
Future Plans: Attend graduate school for industrial-organizational psychology

James Peuplie (JP)JP smiling

Hometown: Perkasie, PA
Major: Criminology
Activities/Organizations: Rugby 
Future Plans: Plans to work in the FBI

JennaJenna smiling

Hometown: Old Forge, PA
Major/Minor: Speech-Language Pathology
Activities/Organizations: Secretary of NSSLHA
Future Plans: Attend grad school at IUP and get a job in a hospital

KamdenKamden smiles

Hometown: Ligonier, PA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Accounting
Activities/Organizations: RA, IUP Ambassadors, Lead News Writer for the Penn

KaseyKasey smiling

Hometown: Altoona, PA
Major/Minor: Early Childhood/Special Education
Activities/Organizations: American Sign Language Club
Future Plans: Would like to work in a homeschool environment

KatieKatie smiling

Hometown: Bangor, ME
Undergraduate Major:
Minor: Anthropology
Activities/Organizations: Pre-Law Society, Anthropology Club
Future Plans: Attend law school

KaylaKayla smiling

Hometown: Huntingdon, PA
Major: Interior Design
Activities/Organizations: National Kitchen + Bath Association, ASID
Future Plans: Work in residential design

KennedyKennedy smiling

Hometown: Hastings, PA
Major/Minor: Biology Pre-Med/Psychology
Activities/Organizations: Women’s Ice Hockey, American Medical Student Association, FCSESA, Cooks Honors College, Theta Phi Alpha
Future Plans: Attend medical school, work in Pediatrics or Orthopedics

LillyLilly smiling

Hometown: Wichita, KS
Major/Minor: Interior Design/Business Administration
Activities/Organizations: National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA), Sign Language Club
Future Plans: Work at a commercial design architecture firm

LydiaLydia smiling

Hometown: Elizabethtown, PA
Major/Minor: Hospitality Management/Dance
Clubs/Organizations: Club Management Association of America (President), Meeting Professionals International, University Chorus, Dance Theatre, Alpha Psi Omega Honors Theatre Society
Future Plans: Work in the wedding and special events industry

LydiaLydia Miller

Hometown: Butler, PA
Major: Nursing
Minor: Psychology
Activities/Organizations: The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Alpha Tau Delta
Future Plans: Work in an ER and attend school for CRNA

MarissaMarissa smiles.

Hometown: Carrolltown, PA
Major: Early Childhood Education
Future Plans: Teach 2nd Grade in her hometown

MichelleMichelle smiles in front of the IUP libraries.

Hometown: West Grove, PA
Major: Hospitality Management
Minor: Marketing
Digital Marketing
Club Management Association of America, Meeting Professionals International, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Fraternity, College of Business Student Advisory Council
Future Plans: Plans to work in the private club management industry

MiladyMilady smiles

Hometown: Kennett Square, PA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Sustainability Studies
IUP Ambassadors (President), LaSO, Promising Scholars, Honors College (Executive Board/ Senior Co-Chair), Sutton Scholar, NCHC Board of Directors
Future Plans: Attend Law School

ReaganReagan smiling

Hometown: Derry, PA
Major/Monor: History/Anthropology
Activities/Organizations: History Club
Future plans: Attend graduate school and work in a museum as an archivist

ReiaReia smiling

Hometown: Northampton, PA
Major: Sociology
Minors: Psychology and Spanish
Activities/Organizations: Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), Cook Honors College, Promising Scholars
Future Plans: Work in family counseling

SamSam smiling

Hometown: Kittanning, PA
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
Activities/Organizations: PTX, Student Veteran’s Organization, AMSA, Outdoors Club
Future Plans: Attend med school and become a trauma surgeon

ShamirahShamirah smiling

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Major: Philosophy
Activities/Organizations: Philosophy Club, Haven Project
Future Plans: Attend graduate school for counseling

TaylorTaylor smiling

Hometown: Eighty Four, PA
Major: Nursing
Activities/Organizations: Women's Soccer Club, Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP)
Future Plans: Become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

TrinityTrinity smiling

Hometown: Patton, PA
Major: Family and Consumer Science Education
Minor: Fashion Studies
Activities/Organizations: Cook Honors College, Family and Consumer Science Education Student Association (FCSESA) (President), Catholic Student Association (CSA)
Future Plans: Become a FCS Educator and continue work in costume design