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Hometown News Release Form

  • Do you know of a student achievement that deserves special news coverage? Provide the following information to the Office of Media Relations and Community Affairs and we’ll see that a story is written and released to the student’s local newspaper.

    This information should be returned to Michelle Fryling (, 316 Sutton Hall, as soon as possible after the award or event.

    Information about the student 

    • Name
    • Gender
    • Campus address
    • E-mail address
    • Hometown address (please include ZIP code)
    • Hometown newspaper(s), if known
    • Parents’ names, as they should be listed in the news release (please note if parents have a different hometown address than above)
    • High school name and graduation year
    • Activities/involvement at IUP (e.g., residence assistant, athletics, Provost’s Scholar)

    Reason for this news release 

    Is the student a recipient of a scholarship or other award? Have they been accepted into a summer program or been chosen for an important internship?

    Note: Departments organizing these events should provide a one-paragraph explanation of the event or award to the collection of forms. Only one copy of this description is needed.