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May Commencement 2018 Overview

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies for 2,335 graduates at ceremonies May 11 and 12 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Students graduating in May and August are eligible to participate in the ceremonies.

Posted on 5/8/2018 10:27:31 PM

Faculty and Staff Recognized by University Senate for Contributions to IUP

Four Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty and staff members are being recognized by the University Senate for their contributions to the IUP community.

Posted on 5/6/2018 9:10:02 PM

May 2018 Undergraduate Commencement

There will be two University Commencement ceremonies held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/26/2018 3:46:39 PM

May 2018 Graduate Commencement

There will be a ceremony for graduating master’s and doctoral students on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/26/2018 3:45:20 PM

Confirm Your Attendance for Graduate Students’ University Commencement Ceremony

The deadline for all potential May 2018 and August 2018 master’s and doctoral graduates to confirm their attendance for the university Commencement ceremony is April 30, 2018.

Posted on 3/2/2018 4:09:03 PM

Confirm Your Attendance for Undergraduate University Commencement Ceremony

The deadline for students to confirm their attendance at the University Commencement Ceremony, and the deadline to reserve their four main arena tickets, is 11:00 p.m. on April 3, 2018.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:55:10 PM

IUP Plans Ribbon Cutting for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement Center

The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Friday, January 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the first floor Atrium of Elkin Hall. The Center allows IUP to respect contemporary students’ self-identification by offering one location on campus where students can access services to address multiple aspects of culture, identity, and the increasing diverse populations.

Posted on 12/18/2017 3:25:30 PM

IUP December 2017 Commencement Ceremonies to be Held Saturday, December 16

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s graduate and undergraduate winter commencement ceremonies will take place Saturday, December 16. The ceremony for graduate students (receiving master’s and doctoral degrees) will be at 9:30 a.m. in the IUP Performing Arts Center’s Fisher Auditorium. The undergraduate ceremony will be at 1:00 p.m. in the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 12/11/2017 3:20:04 PM

Four Honored with University Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards

Since 1969, the University Senate has honored faculty members who make significant contributions to the university by presenting them with Distinguished Faculty Awards in the areas of creative arts, research, service, and teaching. Recipients of the awards are recognized during May commencement.

Posted on 5/10/2017 3:28:50 PM

Additional Tickets Available for Spring 2017 Commencement

A limited number of extra tickets are available for Saturday’s 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies. Graduating students can claim up to two additional tickets on Wednesday, May 10, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Posted on 5/8/2017 4:34:36 PM

IUP Commencements May 12, 13 to Feature Student Speakers, 4.0 Graduates, and IUP Class of 1967

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies for 2,426 graduates at ceremonies May 12 and 13 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Students graduating in both May and August are eligible to participate in the ceremonies.

Posted on 5/6/2017 9:50:31 AM

Graduate Commencement Ceremony Location Changed to Kovalchick Complex

The May 12 commencement ceremony for master’s anddoctoral graduates has been moved to the Kovalchick Convention and AthleticComplex because of the record-high number of students who are expected toparticipate. The ceremony time remains 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/27/2017 4:31:59 PM

Changes to Commencement for May 2017

To protect the safety of our graduates, families, friends, and all persons attending undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, IUP is implementing a ticketing procedure.

Posted on 12/20/2016 11:02:10 AM

Winter Commencement Ceremonies to Go on as Planned

Regardless of weather conditions, IUP’s Winter Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, December 17, will go on as planned.

Posted on 12/16/2016 10:30:27 AM

IUP May Commencement 2016 Overview

IndianaUniversity of Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies for 2,002 newgraduates May 7 at 9:00 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m. at Kovalchick Convention andAthletic Complex. The ceremonies will combine undergraduate and graduatestudents.

Posted on 5/2/2016 3:28:35 PM

IUP Faculty and Staff Members Honored with University Senate Awards

FourIndiana University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been selected for the UniversitySenate Distinguished Faculty Awards, and two staff members have received the UniversitySenate Staff Service Awards.

Posted on 4/29/2016 2:11:47 PM

Videos of Keynote Speaker and Student Reflections from Spring 2015 Now Available

Watch videos of the keynote speaker, the two student speakers, and the oath of office commissioning of the IUP ROTC from Spring Commencement 2015 held on May 9, 2015.

Posted on 5/18/2015 11:27:11 AM

IUP Selects Donald Mash as May 2015 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

Donald Mash, a 1964IUP College of Education and Educational Technology graduate, will receive an honorarydoctorate of humane letters at Commencement ceremonies May 9 at the KovalchickConvention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/23/2015 2:48:39 PM

Videos Released of 2014 Spring Commencement Speakers

Watch the videos of Spring 2014 Commencement speakers Terry Dunlap, Kasi Hicks, Donavan Daniel, Abbie Bender, and Sandra Barsotti.

Posted on 5/19/2014 11:57:22 AM

Terry Dunlap to Provide Keynote Address at Spring 2014 Commencement

Terry Dunlap, a 1981 IUP marketing graduate, now vice president of ATI Flat Rolled Products Group, will provide the keynote address at both Commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 5/7/2014 11:56:09 AM

Choices and Change Are Topics of Student Reflections at Spring 2014 Commencement

Abbie Marie Bender, a biology and philosophy double majorwith a chemistry minor from Waynesboro, and Kasi Hicks, a communications media major with a minor injournalism from Harrisburg, will give student reflections at the May 10, 2014, Commencement Ceremonies at IUP.

Posted on 5/7/2014 10:56:16 AM

Speakers Announced for December 2013 Commencement Ceremonies at IUP

A student speaker and a keynote speaker provide remarks at both the graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies. Lauren Dwyer will speak at the undergraduate ceremony and Christina Smith will speak at the graduate ceremony. Professor Victor Garcia will be the keynote speaker at both ceremonies.

Posted on 12/11/2013 12:16:48 PM

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