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“Dr.” Kevin Lhota: 50 Years in the Making

After an industrial career spanning several decades, 71-year-old Kevin Lhota is nearing his completion of IUP’s PhD in Business program. Prashanth Bharadwaj, dean’s associate in the Eberly College of Business and professor of management, shares Lhota’s story of perseverance and of passion for his work, his family, and learning.

IUP Council of Trustees Approves Naming in Honor of Robert C. Camp

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today approved the naming of a conference room in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology in honor of long-time dean and faculty member Robert C. Camp in recognition of his “extraordinary dedication” to IUP and his professional accomplishments.

Alumni Gamler '03 and Bruckner '06 Speak to SAA

On April 12, 2021, the Student Accounting Association held its final virtual Zoom meeting of the spring semester with guest speakers and CPAs Tia Gamler ’03, vice president of finance at Rotating Machinery Services, Inc. and Steve Bruckner ’06, vice president of finance at CD Industrial, LLC.

Eberly Students Attend 2021 United Collegiate Women's Leadership Conference

On March 6, 2021, 14 students from the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology joined staff, administrators, and a faculty member for the United Collegiate Women’s Leadership Virtual Conference 2021. The conference included a wide range of workshops on key issues in higher education.

Alumna Gandolfi Speaks to Student Accounting Association

On March 31, 2021, the Student Accounting Association held its fifth meeting of the spring semester with guest speaker Elle Gandolfi ’17 (also a 2020 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law), an associate attorney at a local law firm.

Alumnus Bluemling Speaks to Student Accounting Association

On March 18, 2021, the Student Accounting Association held its fourth meeting of the Spring semester with guest speaker Brittany Jellison, a campus recruiter, and IUP alumnus Dave Bluemling, a tax partner for BKD CPAs and Advisors, Pittsburgh office.

Finance Seminar Speaker Series: Malcolm Polley

On February 17, 2021, Malcolm Polley served as the guest lecturer for the Finance Seminar class.

Guest Speaker Maloney Speaks to Student Accounting Association

On March 3, 2021, the Student Accounting Association held its third meeting of the spring semester with guest speaker Susan Maloney, the firm director of the national public accounting firm Baker Tilly, Pittsburgh office. Accompanying her was Lauren Cattell, who is an assurance associate.

Eberly Interim Dean and Student Navigators Deliver Treat Bags to Business Living Learning Community

The Eberly Navigators, under the direction of Tracy VanHorn-Juart,  delivered mid-semester notes and treat bags to the Stephenson Hall Business Living Learning Community on March 1, 2021.  

Eberly Features Senior Wolfe

Allison Wolfe is a double major in human resource management and general management in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Eberly Features Freshman Wendling

Carson Wendling is a freshman supply-chain management major in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. 

SAA Hosts Alumni Speaker Lucas and Others

On February 17, 2021, the Student Accounting Association held its second meeting of the spring semester with guest speaker Todd Lucas ’02 (accounting), a senior audit manager at Schneider Downs’ Pittsburgh office.  Accompanying him were IUP alumni Ed Friel ’88 (shareholder), Jim Yard ’93 (shareholder), Laria Moore ’19 (staff II member), and Ed Kremmel ’16 (senior auditor).

Eberly Features General and HR Management Major Elsen

Michaela Elsen is a sophomore at IUP studying Human Resources and General Management in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. Michaela is also involved with Management Association, Phi Gamma Nu, COBSAC, the Eberly Digital Marketing Team, and Business Honors.

Eberly Features Early Admissions MBA Student Morgan Jarvie

Morgan Jarvie is a Finance major and an early admissions MBA student in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

Student Accounting Association Makes Third Donation to IUP Food Pantry and Help Center

On February 1, 2021, the IUP Student Accounting Association made its third nonperishable food and toiletries donation to the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center, located in room G-12 at the Suites on Pratt. The donation was carried out by SAA Community Service Chair Logan Stear and Vice President of Finance Brandon Boyer. The Food Pantry provides free food and toiletries to IUP students in need.

“Make Your Own Motivation” Program Helps Students Navigate the Semester

The Eberly College of Business hosted Dylan Corp, a licensed psychologist from the IUP Counseling Center and the outreach coordinator, who took the time to discuss motivation with students—where it comes from, what it is, what problems we often face with it, and how to maintain and use it.

Eberly Launches MGMT 101: Business Success Seminar

The Business Success Seminar course is specifically intended to engage students early, providing them with active learning, peer interaction, career exploration, and campus engagement opportunities. All freshmen business majors are encouraged to take this class during their first year at IUP.

Digital Marketing Assistant at the Challenge Program

The Johnstown office of the Challenge Program has an immediate job opportunity for a digital marketing assistant. This position assists the Challenge Program, Inc. in marketing that will benefit the organization in fundraising, communications, promotion, and general social networking. 

Alumnus Oshurak Speaks to Student Accounting Association

The Student Accounting Association held its final meeting of the fall 2020 semester via Zoom on December 2. The guest speaker was Charles (Chuck) Oshurak ’99, partner with the regional public accounting firm Arnett Carbis Toothman in their Pittsburgh office. 

Alumnus Moore Shares Career With Finance Seminar Class

On November 30, 2020, Bryan Moore ’07 gave a Zoom presentation to Daniel Lawson’s Finance Seminar class. Lawson’s class provides senior finance students with a cumulative learning experience to start their finance career. This is done through a blend of case-based classes, lectures, speakers, and networking.

Williamson '15 Meets With Finance Seminar Class

On November 16, 2020, Michael Williamson gave a Zoom presentation to Professor Daniel Lawson’s Finance Seminar (FIN422) class, which included several members of the Student Managed Investment Portfolio.

Interim Dean Mills Visits Stephenson Hall LLC Residents

Interim Dean Geofrey Mills of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology visited students in the Stephenson Hall LLC on November 16, 2020. 

IUP Students Join Faculty and Staff for Virtual Pennsylvania Conference for Women 2020

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 28 students, faculty, staff, and managers from IUP participated in the 2020 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. This is the largest women’s conference in the state. It is a nonprofit, non-partisan, one-day professional and personal development event for women.  

Eberly Features Freshman Student Hamilton

The IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is featuring freshman management major Eryca Hamilton, who chose to attend IUP because she has had many friends and relatives attend IUP who had nothing but praise for their education and experiences.

Alumni Conrad '87 and McCullough '15 Speak at Student Accounting Association Meeting

On November 12, 2020, the Student Accounting Association hosted a Zoom meeting with guest speakers from three areas of the accounting profession—independent wealth management, internal auditing, and public accounting. The speakers included Vic Conrad ’87 and Matthew McCullough ’15.