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Eberly Golf Classic 2022

Eberly College of Business hosted another successful golf outing on Monday, September 12, at the Longue Vue Club in Verona, Pa.

Accounting Alumnus Peterson ’96 Visits IUP for Full Day of Activities

On Tuesday, September 6, Eberly College of Business alumnus, Michael Peterson, CPA (BS accounting, ‘96) spent the day at IUP with a full day of activities.

Students Get Discounts through Talon Ticket Program

Students can get discounts and special offers at area businesses through the new Talon Ticket program, organized by IUP and the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce.

Women Faculty Serve as Chairs of Marketing, Finance and Economics Departments

Last fall, Professor Stephanie Jozefowicz was elected to serve as the chair of the Department of Finance amd Economics in the Eberly College of Business.

Eberly Student Gallery 2022 Winners

The Eberly College of Business houses a beautiful student gallery throughout the building that promotes the importance of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement of our IUP business students.

Accounting Association Hosts Accounting Alumni Networking Event in Pittsburgh

On July 28, 2022, the IUP Student Accounting Association hosted a networking event for accounting alumni at City Works in downtown Pittsburgh.

IUP at Pennsylvania Economics Association Conference

IUP was well represented at the annual Pennsylvania Economic Association conference held at Gannon University in Erie, June 2–4, 2022. Economics majors Taylor Friedman and Benjamin Swanson received awards by competing in the 2022 PEA Best Undergraduate Paper Contest.

Eberly College Names Four New Hall of Distinction Alumni

The Eberly College of Business honored four outstanding alumni with induction into the Hall of Distinction during Lt. Col. Charles B. Stevenson Memorial Business Day on April 20, 2022. 

Record Number of Alumni Attend Student Accounting Association 2022 Recognition Dinner

On April 28, 2022, the IUP Student Accounting Association set another attendance record of 200 at its annual Recognition Dinner held at the Rustic Lodge in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The 200 people in attendance included 92 accounting professionals (81 of whom were IUP alumni) from 50 companies; 12 finance majors and 70 accounting majors; seven high school students; and 19 faculty and administrators.

IUP Receives $125,000 in Funding from Statler Foundation to Create Check-In Desk for Students in Travel and Hospitality Industry

A $125,000 gift to Indiana University of Pennsylvania from the Statler Foundation will be used to construct a hotel desk simulation lab for students in IUP’s Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism, and Event Management program.

Students Tour Carrie Blast Furnace

John Lipinski’s MBA class toured the Carrie Blast Furnace in Swissvale on the Monongahela River.

Alumna Ulsh is Stover Speaker Series Keynote

Sherry Ulsh ’81 served as the Stover Speaker Series keynote speaker.

PES-IUP STEM MBA Program Approved

In January, Dean Prashanth Bharadwaj traveled to India to visit one of our international partners in education, PES University in Bangalore. While there, he hosted an open house attended by more than 55 students and their families to promote the local PES MBA program and the IUP-PES collaborative MBA program.

Eberly Accounting Alumnus Presents First Foundation Scholarship

Accounting alumna Pamela Bowser Spikner '98 made the first LaTarius and Pamela Spikner Foundation award to dual major Matthew Levenson.

Bharadwaj Selected as Interim Dean of IUP’s Eberly College of Business

Prashanth Bharadwaj, an experienced faculty member with more than 25 years of teaching to his credit, has been chosen to lead the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Eberly College of Business as its interim dean.

Eberly Biz Wiz Competition Results

The Eberly Biz Wiz Quiz Competition was an academic success, awarding $2,700 in scholarships sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, plus $150 from Eberly College, on November 17, 2021.

Eberly College Partners with Wall Street Journal

Eberly College of Business and the Wall Street Journal have partnered to provide school-sponsored WSJ memberships to all Indiana University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and staff.

Join Us For the Eberly Business Quiz Competition Finals

Please join Eberly College of Business on Wednesday, November 17 at noon for the 2021 edition of the ECOB Biz Wiz Quiz Competition as student teams compete for up to $3,000 in scholarships. All students, faculty, administrators, and staff are welcome for the final round, taking place in in in the Eberly Auditorium, room 101. There will be lots of audience prizes, too!

IUP Business Golf Classic Nets $40K for Scholarship Fund

On September 13, 2021, the Eberly College of Business held their 31st Annual IUP Business Golf Classic at the Longue Vue Club in Verona, PA, which generated over $40K in student scholarship dollars from the generous support of over 22 sponsors and 80-plus golfers.

“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.