Student Cooperative Association Events

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Free Hugs Project - Ken E. Nwadike, Jr. posterSTATIC is proud to present The Free Hugs Project: An Evening with Ken E. Nwadike, Jr., Inspirational Speaker and Peace Activist, on Thursday, February 22, in the HUB Ohio Room. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the event will begin at 7:30 p.m. This is a FREE event, and is open to the entire IUP campus community.

The event should prove to be a meaningful event for everyone, and quite relevant given that February is Black History Month and the work done with the Diversity Action Plan by the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.

According to his official biography, “Ken E. Nwadike, Jr. is a peace activist, video journalist, and YouTube personality best known as the Free Hugs Guy online.  Nwadike is the founder of the Free Hugs Project, which produces motivational videos to spread love, inspire change, and raise awareness of social issues.  His ‘Free Hugs’ videos have reached hundreds of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube.  As a former homeless student athlete, Nwadike overcame many challenges to now owning Superhero Events – an event production company that raises funds and awareness for homeless teens.”

STATIC will provide attendance vouchers to all individuals at the event.  For more information, please visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Maine: Live in Concert

HUB Ohio Room

The Maine Concert posterCelebrating their upcoming spring national tour, STATIC presents The Maine, with special guests Public and Vertical 48, live in concert on Wednesday, February 28, in the HUB Ohio Room. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. Both I-Card and public tickets are still available. All tickets can be purchased in person at the KCAC Box Office or online. Tickets are $10 with an I-Card or $20 for the general public.

According to the artist’s biography, "The Maine is an American rock band from Tempe, Arizona, formed in 2007. Their first release, the EP Stay Up, Get Down was released in late 2007, followed by a five-song EP titled The Way We Talk on December 11, 2007. The band's first full-length album, Can't Stop Won't Stop, was released July 8, 2008. ...And a Happy New Year was released in December 2008. Their second full-length album, Black & White, (July 13, 2010) sold 22,634 copies in its first week. On December 6, 2011, the group's third album, Pioneer, was released and it peaked at No. 90 on the Billboard 200. Their fourth full-length record Forever Halloween (June 4, 2013) reached No. 39 on the Billboard 200 by selling over 10,000 copies in its first week and was followed by its deluxe edition on June 17, 2014. Their fifth studio album, American Candy, was released on March 31, 2015. Lovely Little Lonely, their sixth full-length record, was released on April 7, 2017."

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Netflix & Chill: Wonder Woman

HUB Ohio Room

Netflix & Chill: Wonder WomanLive on the big screen in the HUB Ohio Room, join STATIC and MASS as we present a Netflix & Chill Movie Night with Wonder Woman, on Thursday, March 1, at 7:00 p.m. We’ll supply the movie, popcorn, candy, drinks, and prizes. You just bring your PJs, blankets, pillows, and some friends.

In Wonder Woman, the title character (Gal Gadot) was first Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior, before becoming a superhero. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

This event is completely free, open to the entire IUP campus community, and celebrates Women's History Month.

This event is co-sponsored with Multicultural Affairs and Student Success (MASS).

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

As a reminder to IUP students from eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, this is your last chance to purchase Spring Break bus tickets at the KCAC Box Office. The last day to purchase your ticket is Wednesday, March 7. For more information, visit the Co-op's Break Bus website.

Friday, March 09, 2018

Spring Break Buses Depart

HUB Parking Lot

Spring Break Buses will depart from the HUB Parking Lot at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9. Please arrive 30 minutes early for loading. Remember that luggage is restricted to one-full size and one carry-on. Tickets are available in person only at the KCAC Box Office. Tickets are $85 for Harrisburg, and $90 for King of Prussia, Philadelphia, and Allentown. Please check for further information on your break bus information sheets, or online.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Spring Break Buses Return

HUB Parking Lot

Spring Break Buses will return to IUP at the HUB Parking Lot throughout the evening on Sunday, March 18. Specific times are listed on individual information sheets, or online.

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