Career and Professional Development Events

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Suit-Up Event

JC Penney - Indiana Mall

Join the IUP Career and Professional Development Center on Sunday, February 17, 2019, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at JCPenney’s in the Indiana Mall, where the doors will be open to IUP students, faculty, and staff only. 

Members of the IUP community will have the chance to shop for professional attire at a 40 percent discount, which will include all business and business casual clothing, shoes, and accessories.There will also be coupons for shoppers to come back at a later date and receive 20 percent off their order, as well as coupons for the salon and for a Sephora mini-makeover.IUP faculty and staff volunteers will be there to assist students in identifying professional clothing options.  The JCPenney’s team will be there as well to assist all shoppers.

Kelsey Thompson, assistant director of the CPDC, helps to coordinate the event. “We want all IUP students to have the chance to begin to build their professional wardrobe,” Thompson said. “The team at JCPenney’s has been fantastic to work with, and we are looking forward to another great event this Sunday.”

A shuttle bus will be running outside of Pratt Hall to JCPenney’s every 15–20 minutes for students needing transportation. 

Although pre-registration is not required to attend, students are encouraged to let the CPDC know they plan on attending the event by filling out the Student Registration form (please indicate “Suit-Up” in the Event You Plan to Attend space).  For more information about the IUP Career and Professional Development Center, please call 724-357-2235 or e-mail