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Clark Celebrated as Service to National Organization Concludes

Zach Clark, director of Student Activities and Assessment for the Student Cooperative Association, has been honored as his service to the National Association for Campus Activities concludes after six years of dedicated service and leadership.

Clark Invited to Serve as Faculty at Inaugural Hershey Entertainment Leadership Development Internship Program

Zach Clark, director of Student Activities and Assessment for the Student Cooperative Association, was invited to serve as a guest faculty member and lead educational sessions pertaining to generational studies and effective communication and conflict resolution skills at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts' inaugural Leadership Development Internship at Hersheypark on June 22 and 23, 2021.

STATIC Recaps 2020-21: Responding to the Impossible (and Finding Success There)

The Student Activity Committee, known by the IUP campus community as STATIC, responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and morphed an impossible situation into an extraordinary success. These hardworking undergraduate and graduate students, joined by their staff advisor, deserve nothing but recognition and appreciation from the university for a job well done.

Co-op Store Customer Appreciation Sale Under Way

The Co-op Store’s annual Customer Appreciation Sale is going on now through Monday, May 10. All IUP imprinted gifts and apparel will be 25–50 percent off both in-store and on the Co-op Store’s website. If it says “IUP” on it, it’s on sale!

Book Buyback Starts This Week at Co-op Store

Starting Thursday, April 29, students can begin selling back their textbooks—even those books not purchased from the Co-op Store—and get back up to 50 percent of the purchase price for titles being reused on campus. Buyback will run through Friday, May 7, at 4:00 p.m.

Deadline Extended: STATIC Accepting Executive Board Applications Throughout Summer 2021

STATIC has extended the application deadline to roll throughout summer 2021. Please consider submitting your completed application packet to staticatiup@gmail.com and STATIC’s advisor at znclark@iup.edu.  STATIC will consider all newly submitted applications throughout summer 2021 with no deadline.

STATIC Invites You to Last Seven Events of Spring 2021

STATIC wants to hang out with you during our last seven events of the spring 2021 semester, including Spring Trivia Night 3 on April 20, Earth Day: DIY Planters and Stuff-a-Plush Kits on April 22, Campus Scavenger Hunt 4 on April 24, a Drive-in Netflix & Chill Movie Night ft. Disney-Pixar’s Soul on April 25, DIY Spa Tutorials on April 28, Cookout 2021: Food Trucks, Yard Games, and Tie-Dye on April 30, and Live at IUP: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy on May 1. There’s always something to do with STATIC!

Caps and Gowns Available at Co-op Store

Class of 2021, you’re almost at the finish line! Are you ready for commencement day? Caps, gowns, and other graduation accessories are now available at the Co-op Store—in-store and online—and will remain available until May 7, the day before the undergraduate commencement ceremonies. 

STATIC Wants You! Now Hiring for Executive Board Positions: Deadline Friday

STATIC is now hiring for all Executive Board positions for the 2021–22 academic year. These paid positions are powerful ways to positively impact programming at IUP and to make IUP a better place overall! Deadline for applications is Friday, April 2, at 4:00 p.m.

No Extra Brain Power Required: Hippo Campus, Live at IUP Tonight

STATIC presents Hippo Campus live in a virtual concert for IUP on Thursday, April 1, via Zoom. The waiting room will open at 7:45 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. No extra brain power required.

There's Nothing to Do Here? Wrong! STATIC Hosting Four Major Events

Check out these awesome upcoming STATIC events, including IUP Chopped on Thursday, March 11; Spring Trivia Night 2 on Tuesday, March 16; A Virtual Cooking Class with Antoni Porowski from Netflix’s Queer Eye on Thursday, March 18; and Campus Scavenger Hunt 2 on Saturday, March 20. There’s always something to do with STATIC!

Friday Night is Kinks & Curls: A Celebration of Natural Hair and Skin

Join STATIC for a celebration of natural hair and skin, as well as body positivity, as we present the first ever Kinks & Curls: A Celebration of Natural Hair and Skin on Friday, February 26, as part of IUP’s Black History Month programming. The event will take place on STATIC’s Instagram page and will feature DIY hair and skin care kits.

Axe-citing News: IUP Students Play for Free at AXperience

IUP Campus Rec Services and the Student Co-op Association have partnered with the AXperience, Indiana’s only indoor axe throwing range, to offer active student I-Card holders an opportunity to play at no charge. The Student Co-op will cover the cost.

STATIC Announces Spring 2021 Event Calendar

Get excited, IUP! STATIC will amp up your spring 2021 semester. Check out these awesome upcoming events from STATIC, totaling between two and three major events per week.

Wellbeats Virtual Fitness Kiosk Opens in HUB

Wellbeats is an on-demand fitness platform with more than 500 workouts, nutrition, and mindfulness classes. On January 14, IUP Campus Recreation Services completed installation of a Wellbeats virtual fitness kiosk that allows students to take in-person, yet virtual, Wellbeats classes in the HUB.

Free Shipping on Textbook Orders from Co-op Store

The Co-op Store is offering free shipping on all textbook orders placed through the close of business on Tuesday, January 26. 

Co-op Store to Remain Open This Week

Although it will be operating under a new maximum capacity number, the Co-op Store will remain open for in-person business through December 22. The Holiday Sale continues with storewide savings of 20–50 percent across all categories, except textbooks.

Time to Sell Back Books, Return Rentals

It's finals week, which can only mean one thing: It’s book buyback time at the Co-op Store! All this week, students can sell back their textbooks—even those books not purchased from the Co-op Store—and get back up to 50 percent of the purchase price for titles being reused on campus.

STATIC Offering $500 in Co-op Store Gift Cards for Spring 2021 Event Survey

Need help paying for your spring 2021 textbooks, school supplies, and IUP gear? Tell STATIC what you think about next semester’s campus events to enter a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards to the Co-op Store! 

This Week With STATIC: November 29 to December 5

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of November 29 through December 5, including DIY Spa Tutorials on Wednesday, December 2, a Netflix Watch Party featuring The Lorax and The Grinch on Thursday, December 3, and Live at IUP: An Evening with Josh Peck on Saturday, December 5! Let STATIC help you relax and destress before next week’s Final Exams!

Reminder: IUP Break Buses Canceled for 2020-21

As a reminder of the announcement made in August: the IUP Break Bus Service has been canceled for the 2020–21 academic year

Textbook Buyback Starts Early at the Co-op Store

Done with your books? The Co-op Store will buy them! All this week, the Co-op Store is buying back textbooks that you are done using, even if you didn't buy them from the store. Get up to 50 percent of the purchase price back for titles being reused on campus. Buyback will run through Friday, November 20. 

Six Events Left as STATIC Rounds Out the Semester

Check out the final six STATIC events for the fall 2020 semester, including Trivia Night 3 on Tuesday, November 17; IUP Spelling Bee on Wednesday, November 18; Netflix & Chill: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? on Thursday, November 19; DIY Spa Tutorials on Wednesday, December 2; Netflix Watch Party: The Lorax and The Grinch on Thursday, December 3; and Live at IUP: An Evening with Josh Peck on Saturday, December 5.

Customer Appreciation Days at the Co-op Store

Running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, it’s the Co-op Store’s biggest Customer Appreciation sale ever! From coffee mugs to crop tops, everything in the store will be 30 percent off, with the exception of textbooks and Norm’s Bargain Corner. The sale will run in-store as well as online all week.

This Week With STATIC: November 8-14 (Plus Register for Next Week's Events)

STATIC events for this week include a Netflix Watch Party with Taylor Tomlinson’s Quarter Life Crisis on Wednesday, November 11, and an IUP Living Room Concert featuring AJR on Thursday, November 12, plus information about how to register for next week’s Trivia Night 3 and IUP Spelling Bee.