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IUP Punxsutawney Dean's List, Spring 2019

Congratulations to the IUP Punxsutawney students who achieved Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester.

Posted on 6/20/2019 11:20:11 AM

Lowery Serves on Faculty for Student Organization Institute

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently served on the faculty of the Student Organization Institute at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio (June 17–20, 2019).

Posted on 6/20/2019 10:22:46 AM

IUP at Northpointe Spring 2019 Dean's List

Congratulations to the following 23 IUP at Northpointe undergraduate students who made the Dean’s List in spring 2019.

Posted on 6/19/2019 3:39:47 PM

A Summer of Research

A total of 40 students are spending their summer as part of the 2019 IUP Research Experiences for Summer Scholars (RESS) program, examining topics ranging from the water quality of Marsh Run to the importance of sleep for student-athletes to understanding perceptions of gender in political tweets.

Posted on 6/19/2019 11:58:42 AM

College Technology Day Has a New Name: Tech Day

CollegeTechnology Day has shortened its name to Tech Day. The Collegeof Education and Communications is sponsoring the 17th Tech Day on Wednesday,August 21, 2019, the week before the beginning of the fall semester.

Posted on 6/1/2019 12:42:25 PM

Tech Day Call for Proposals Ending June 21

Tech Dayis nearly here, and the call forproposals is coming to an end on Friday, June 21, 2019. IUPis privileged to have so many talented experts, and we would love you to shareyour many creative gifts on all manner of technology.

Posted on 6/1/2019 12:40:43 PM

Educator Preparation Programs Recognized with Accreditation by National Organization

Educator preparation programs offered by IUP have received national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Fewer than 240 universities in the nation hold CAEP accreditation for its teacher education programs, and IUP is the first institution in Pennsylvania to receive CAEP accreditation.

Posted on 5/31/2019 1:24:23 PM

Benjamin Speaks at PASSHE Student Affairs Conference

Mimi Benjamin, associate professor in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Department, co-presented two sessions at the 2019 Pennsylvania Student Affairs Conference, hosted at Clarion University on May 15–17.

Posted on 5/29/2019 11:03:42 AM

Lowery Speaks at Clery Act Seminar

John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, recently presented the Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar at the University of Pittsburgh on May 21–23, 2019.

Posted on 5/24/2019 9:46:34 AM

Lowery Speaks at 2019 Mississippi Legal Issues Conference

John Wesley Lowery was a keynote speaker at the 2019Mississippi State University Legal Issues Conference in Starkville, hosted by Mississippi State University (April 24–26).

Posted on 5/17/2019 1:27:32 PM

Students Honored at Student Affairs in Higher Education 2019 Commencement

Four graduating students from the Department of StudentAffairs in Higher Education were honored for exceptional accomplishments andcontributions as part of the department’s commencement 2019 activities.

Posted on 5/17/2019 1:20:40 PM

Center for Creativity and Change Offered Workshop on Motivational Interviewing

The IUP Center for Creativity and Change offered a one-day seminar, “MotivationalInterviewing: Practices from the Heart,” earlier in May as part of its spring 2019 workshop series.

Posted on 5/13/2019 4:36:49 PM

Department of Counseling Faculty Cited for Scholarship

Four members of the Department of Counseling were honored at a recent IUP dinner for their scholarship over the past academic year.

Posted on 5/13/2019 4:14:44 PM

IUP Represented in National Science Foundation's 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is represented in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase as two IUP faculty members and one student will join the National Science Foundation’s push to bring exposure to grant funded projects all over the world. The online video event will be held May 13 to 20.

Posted on 5/10/2019 3:23:42 PM

Mellott Awarded Free Speech Prize at Chalk the Walk Event

Alsatia Mellott, an undergraduate student enrolled in ACE103 Digital Instructional Technology, was awarded the prize for Free Speech at the Chalk the Walk event on May 1, 2019.

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:37:42 AM

Abdul Habib Khalid Presented at TESOL 2019 International Convention and English Language Expo

Abdul Habib Khalid, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, presented at TESOL 2019 International Convention and English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia in March 2019. His paper was titled “Fostering Quality Teacher Education in TESOL Programs Using Asynchronous Communication.”

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:34:53 AM

Abdul Habib Khalid Presented a Research-in-Progress at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference

Abdul Habib Khalid, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, presented a research-in-progress at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2019. His paper was titled “An Evaluation of E-learning Prospects in Afghan Higher Education.”

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:33:57 AM

Farzaneh Jahangiri Awarded the Global Engagement Award

Farzaneh Jahangiri, doctoral candidate in Administration and Leadership, was awarded the Global Engagement Award at the Women’s Leadership wards Reception on March 21 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:32:52 AM

Veta Talton Awarded the Graduate Student Award

Veta Talton, doctoral candidate in Administration and Leadership, Department of Professional Studies was awarded the Graduate Student Award at the Women’s Leadership Awards Reception on March 21 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:31:58 AM

Abousamra Presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference

Nahla Abousamra, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in March 2019.

Posted on 5/7/2019 6:28:30 AM

Schiera Chosen as Graduate Commencement Ceremony Speaker

The student speaker for IUP’s graduate Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, is Rachel Schiera, a resident of Indiana originally from Hayes, Virginia, who will receive her doctor of education, curriculum and instruction degree at the ceremony.

Posted on 5/6/2019 1:34:50 PM

University Senate Distinguished Faculty, Staff Award Recipients Named

Three Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been selected for University Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards and a staff member has received a University Senate Staff Service Award.

Posted on 5/3/2019 2:53:23 PM

IUP Commencements May 10, 11 to Feature Student Speakers, 4.0 Graduates

A total of 2,086 graduates are invited to attend commencement ceremonies May 10 and 11 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. There are three ceremonies: the graduate ceremony (for students receiving master’s and doctoral degrees) on May 10; and two undergraduate degree ceremonies on May 11.

Posted on 5/3/2019 2:12:57 PM

Fulbright International Educators to Present Projects May 6–7

The IUP community is invited to engage with IUP’s 18 Fulbright Distinguished International teachers Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in room 138, Stouffer Hall. This year’s class will present on topics touching on creativity in schools and formative assessment.

Posted on 5/3/2019 11:50:43 AM

Second Annual Photography Show Opens April 26

IUP’S Department of Communications Media will host itssecond annual photography show in DavisHall, Room B-5. Universityand local community guests are invited to attend the show opening on Friday, April 26, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. to view thephotographic works and meet some of our student photographers.

Posted on 4/23/2019 11:21:57 AM

Office of International Education Coordinating Student Forum at International Conference in Cuba

For the second year in a row, Jessica Mulvihill, from IUP’s Office of International Education, will collaborate with the Universidad de Cienfuegos, Cuba, to offer a Student Forum at Cuba TIES V, an international conference planned for October 2019.

Posted on 4/23/2019 10:15:39 AM

IUP Student to be First Tesla Video Production Intern During Summer 2019

Katie Campbell, a communications media major graduating in August 2019, was selected for a three-month video production paid internship with Tesla Automotive company. Campbell is the first person to be offered an opportunity for an internship with the four-person video production team.

Posted on 4/18/2019 8:51:27 AM

Mueller Speaks at Teachers College Academic Festival

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, spoke at the annual Academic Festival at Teachers College, Columbia University on April 13, 2019.   Academic Festival is Teacher College’s signature homecoming event which brings together

Posted on 4/16/2019 1:14:00 PM

Sibert Honored by Pennsylvania School Boards Association

Susan Sibert, associate professor and coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, was recently named to the Honor Roll of School Board Service, an award bestowed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

Posted on 4/5/2019 10:07:18 AM

Sibert Publishes on Technology and School Leadership; Participates in Author’s Webinar

Susan Sibert, associate professor and coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, authored the article “Elevating the Social Studies Department through Principal Interest in Technology Use,” published in the fall 2018 edition of the Pennsylvania Administrator.

Posted on 4/5/2019 10:04:51 AM

PSE Awards $10K to Teacher Education Students

The Department of Professional Studies in Education awarded a total of $10,000 to 16 undergraduate teacher education students in the Early Childhood, Early Childhood with Special Education, and Middle Level programs. A reception was held in their honor on March 28, 2019.

Posted on 4/5/2019 6:41:55 AM

Guth, Bailey, Brown, and Wolfe Present at ACA National Conference

Lorraine Guth along with graduate students Hopeton Bailey, Courtney Brown, and Olivia Wolfe, Department of Counseling, conducted presentations at the American Counseling Association National Conference that was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Posted on 4/4/2019 4:44:54 PM

Alumni to Receive Distinguished Alumni Awards

Several alumni will be honored April 6 and 7, 2019, through the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards program, the IUP Alumni Association’s highest award. The awardees will return to campus to meet with students in various classroom and informal settings. Their visit culminates with a gala awards ceremony Saturday evening. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni for pinnacle career achievement.

Posted on 4/4/2019 3:22:18 PM

IUP Film Festival, April 6

The IUP Film Fest is fast approaching. The event will feature the IUP Student Film Association short film premiere, national high school films from New York, Texas, California, Michigan, Florida, and Pennsylvania; music videos from Pittsburgh; and several national short films.

Posted on 4/3/2019 11:40:23 AM

Black Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Service

Lynanne Black, from the Department of Educational andSchool Psychology, received the Sponsored Programs Award forOutstanding Achievement in Public Service at the 25th annual Research AwardsReception, sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research and the IUPResearch Institute.

Posted on 4/2/2019 9:06:55 AM

Lowery Named as NASPA Historian

At its recent meeting, the NASPA Board of Directors appointed John Wesley Lowery, professor and chair of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, as NASPA historian.

Posted on 4/1/2019 10:24:48 AM

Counseling Workshops Top 2,000 Registrants

Workshops offered through the Department of Counseling have topped the 2,000-registrant level after the latest seminar in early March 2019.

Posted on 3/27/2019 2:42:17 PM

IUP Cuts Ribbon for Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center

Indiana University of Pennsylvania celebrated the Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 22. It was announced in March 2018 that the Scheerens, of Greensburg, committed $1.4 million in support of initiatives in the College of Education and Communications at IUP, which is home for the IUP Literacy Center.

Posted on 3/25/2019 4:59:34 PM

Runge, McGowan, and McLaughlin Present at Safety and Security Symposium

On March 15, 2019, Mark McGowan, Courtney McLaughlin, and Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, presented at a safety and security symposium hosted by the Indiana Area School District, IUP, Pennsylvania Representative Jim Struzzi, and the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. The safety and security symposium was designed to improve the safety, security, climate, and culture of all organizations.

Posted on 3/19/2019 9:36:54 AM

SAHE Faculty Present Educational Sessions at National Student Affairs Conferences

John Mueller, Mimi Benjamin, and John Wesley Lowery, Student Affairsin Higher Education, presented educational sessions at conferences from coast to coast.

Posted on 3/18/2019 12:26:37 PM

SAHE Announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

The Department of Student Affairsin Higher Education is pleased to announce Jennifer Cole as the 2019 recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted on 3/13/2019 2:50:22 PM

Social Media Research Conducted by Comm Media Faculty Member Gets Published

Communications Media and Instructional Technology PhD graduate Christina Wissinger collaborated with the coordinator of the CMIT program, Communications Media faculty member Zachary Stiegler, to explore e-professionalism, specifically in the nursing and medical field.

Posted on 2/22/2019 12:57:08 PM

New Group Work Diversity Resource

Lorraine Guth, Brittany Pollard, and Hopeton Bailey, Department of Counseling, were part of theAssociation for Specialists in Group Work’s Special InitiativesCommittee that created a new resource, titled “Ten Strategies to IntentionallyUse Group Work to Transform Hate, Facilitate Courageous Conversations, andEnhance Community Building.”

Posted on 2/5/2019 12:58:17 PM

Machado and Wang Publish Mixed Methods Study of Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions

Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education, and Peizhen Wang, Changshu Institute of Technology, China , coauthored a paper titled “Instructional Strategies and Motivating Factors: A Mixed Methods Study of Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions.” This paper was published by the Asia Pacific Education Review in December 2018.

Posted on 2/4/2019 6:38:52 AM

Doctoral Candidate Zaky Publishes on Phenomenological and Humanistic Psychology

Hany Zaky, doctoral candidate of Curriculum and Instruction, published a paper titled “Phenomenological and Humanistic Psychology: Formulating Adult Education Instructional System to Increase ESL Learners’ Autonomy” in the Journal of Psychology & Behavioral Science.

Posted on 1/18/2019 12:27:08 PM

Mueller Publishes on Multicultural Competence in Higher Education

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, has coauthored Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs: Advancing Social Justice and Inclusion.

Posted on 1/18/2019 10:56:29 AM

IUP Alumnus Named to International Literacy Association 30-Under-30 List

Daniel Reichard, a fifth-grade teacher at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School in Stafford, Va., and 2012 elementary education-urban education concentration alumnus, has been selected as one of the nation’s literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s 2019 “30 Under 30” list.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:14:00 PM

Sibert Elected Vice President of Cambria Heights School Board

Susan Sibert, associate professor in the Department of Professional Studies and Education and coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, was unanimously re-elected vice president of the Cambria Heights School Board at the 2018 reorganization meeting.

Posted on 12/16/2018 9:58:12 AM

McGowan and Runge Present at ASPP Conference on School Violence

Mark McGowan and Timothy Runge presented a workshop titled “School Violence: Assessment and Management in a Multi-Tiered System of Support Framework” at the annual Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania conference in State College, Pennsylvania, October 24–25, 2018.

Posted on 12/5/2018 3:44:10 PM

IUP Has Strong Showing at 2018 ASPP Conference

Many Educational and School Psychology current students, faculty, and alumni were present for the 2018 Association of School Psychologists Association annual conference, October 24–25.

Posted on 12/5/2018 3:41:53 PM

Educational and School Psychology Students, Faculty Examine Early Identification of Gifted Learners

Mark McGowan, PhD, Jenna Hennessey, PhD, Morgan Dutrow, MEd, and Megan Anderson, MEd presented at the 2018 Association of School Psychologists conference held in State College, Pennsylvania, on October 24–25. Their poster presentation was titled “Utilizing Curriculum-Based Measures to Evaluate Sex Differences in Gifted and Talented Learners.”

Posted on 12/5/2018 3:37:37 PM

Runge Presents Workshop on Specific Learning Disability Determination Improvement Rates

Timothy Runge, professor and chair in the Educational and School Psychology Department, was invited to present a three-hour workshop on “Advanced Practices in Using Rate of Improvement forSpecific Learning Disability Determination” at the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network on November 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 12/5/2018 3:33:52 PM

SAHE Students Present at Leadership Conference

Students and faculty from the Department of StudentAffairs in Higher Education presented at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (UPG) Annual Regional Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Posted on 11/30/2018 10:27:32 AM

Sibert Publishes on Technology and School Leadership; Participates in Author’s Webinar

Susan Sibert, associate professor and coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, authored “Elevating the Social Studies Department through Principal Interest in Technology Use,” in the fall 2018 edition of Pennsylvania Administrator, and participated in a webinar to discuss her work and answer questions from readers.

Posted on 11/26/2018 11:08:34 AM

Sibert Honored by Pennsylvania School Boards Association

Susan Sibert, associate professor and coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, was recently named to the Honor Roll of School Board Service, an award bestowed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

Posted on 11/26/2018 11:03:49 AM

Ankrum, Vigna, and Myers Present on Differentiated Spelling Instruction at Literacy Conference

Julie Ankrum, Katelyn Vigna, and Jocelyn Myers gave a presentation at the annual conference of the Keystone State Literacy Association on October 30, 2018. The conference was held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/15/2018 5:23:39 PM

Counseling Faculty and Students Present at Statewide Conference

Several students and faculty members from the Department of Counseling presented at the recent 2018 conference of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 11/15/2018 7:47:16 AM

Mueller Selected as an ACPA Senior Scholar

John Mueller, professor in the Department of Student Affairsin Higher Education, has been selected a Senior Scholar for the AmericanCollege Personnel Association.

Posted on 11/13/2018 6:16:32 PM

IUP Student Named Teacher of the Year

Josh Krentz, a student in IUP’s Career and Technical Personnel Preparation program and a teacher at the Forbes Road Career and Technology Center, has been named the 2018 Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Instructor of the Year.

Posted on 11/7/2018 7:30:40 AM

PhD Student Co-Authors Children’s Book on Positive Self-Image

Jeremy McCool, who is working toward his PhD in Communications Media, recently co-authored Princess & The Power of Melanin, a story of a little African American girl who learns to embrace her uniqueness.

Posted on 11/6/2018 10:45:24 AM

Counseling Faculty and Doctoral Students Present at NARACES Conference

Several Department of Counseling faculty members and doctoralstudents recently conducted presentations at the North Atlantic RegionAssociation for Counselor Education and Supervision conference held inBurlington, Vermont.

Posted on 11/2/2018 8:31:37 AM

Machado, Fu, and Wang Coauthor Paper on Chinese International Students’ Strategic Language Learning

Crystal Machado, Professional Studies in Education; Yao Fu, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater; and Zhenjie Wang, Ohio State University, coauthored a paper titled “Factors Influencing Chinese International Students’ Strategic Language Learning at Ten Universities in the U.S.: A Mixed-Method Study.”

Posted on 10/30/2018 7:07:01 AM

Sibert and Laverick Conduct Workshop and Present on Technology Integration

On October 16, 2018, Associate Professor Susan Sibert and Professor DeAnna Laverick, both from the Department of Professional Studies in Education, presented a workshop at the e-Learn 2018 World Conference on E-Learning in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Posted on 10/26/2018 6:52:06 AM

Comm Media Faculty Member’s Film to Premiere at Mexico City Film Festival

The Empty House, a horror film shot in Indiana, Pennsylvania, will premiere at the Morbido Film Festival in Mexico City starting on October 31, 2018. The film, written and directed by Jeremy Waltman, provided experiential education opportunities for IUP students who worked alongside industry professionals.

Posted on 10/18/2018 11:27:14 AM

McLaughlin and Graduate Students Present at Advancing School Mental Health Conference

Courtney McLaughlin and Indiana University of Pennsylvania Educational and School Psychology graduate students presented at the 2018 annual conference on Advancing School Mental Health in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 11 to 13 at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa.

Posted on 10/15/2018 12:08:31 PM

Runge Presents for Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

Timothy Runge (Educational and School Psychology) co-presented two workshops at the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network in Harrisburg and East on October 3 and 4, 2018, respectively.

Posted on 10/15/2018 12:07:02 PM

Black Awarded Grant for Indiana County Head Start Project

Lynanne Black was selected to receive a grant and contract award for her project, titled “Mental Health Consultation Services at Indiana County Head Start.”

Posted on 10/15/2018 12:06:11 PM

Faculty Members and Students Present at PACEC Conference

Annah Hill,Mariha Shields, and Kaylee Wynkoop and graduate student Sofia Salinas recentlypresented their research at the annual Pennsylvania Council for ExceptionalChildren conference in Harrisburg, Pa.

Posted on 10/10/2018 10:08:23 AM

Comm Media Alumni Return to Campus During Homecoming 2018

Some 300 undergraduate and graduate students attended the Department of Communications Media alumni networking event during homecoming. The event gave students the opportunity to meet graduates of the program, make connections for internships, and gain valuable career advice.

Posted on 10/8/2018 4:20:06 PM

Free Preschool Speech, Language, and Hearing Screenings

Do you have concerns about your child’s speech, language, or hearing? The Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic of IUP is providing free screenings for children birth through age seven on Friday, October, 19, 2018.

Posted on 10/5/2018 2:42:50 PM

McCarthy Publishes on Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving, Presents at Conference

John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, authored an article on creative thinking and creative problem-solving in counseling curricula that was published in the recent issue of the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, and gave a conference presentation on the utilization of strengths in counseling.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:16:39 AM

DEd in ALS Reunion Group at Homecoming Crimson Huddle

Alumni, friends, and family of the DEd in Administration and Leadership Studies program at IUP will gather at the Homecoming Crimson Huddle on October 6, 2018.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:25:10 AM

Spinelli Scholarship Recipients Named for 2018

The 2018 scholarship in honor of George Spinelli was recently awarded by the College of Education and Communications. The Spinelli Scholarship recipients are Rachel Appleman, a student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and Kristina Grimm, a student in the School Counseling program.

Posted on 9/26/2018 6:46:50 AM

Shields Becomes Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor

In July, 2018, Professor Mariha Shieldsbecame a certified mental health first aid instructor. As a YMHFA instructor, she knows howto recognize and respond to people who may be living with a mentalhealth problem or experiencing a crisis.

Posted on 9/18/2018 10:47:08 AM

Doctoral Candidate Zaky Publishes on Teachers’ Critical Reflection

Hany Zaky, doctoral candidate of curriculum and instruction, published a paper titled “Teachers’ Critical Reflection as a Tool for Self-Regulation and Self-Monitoring in Classroom Professional Development” in the International Journal of Current Research in 2018.

Posted on 9/18/2018 9:03:08 AM

Buy Sweets on Tuesday to Support Ovarian Cancer Research

The Eighth Annual Confections for a Cause event will take place on Tuesday, September 18. This event is sponsored by the Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services along with friends all over campus. Come help us make it a huge success!

Posted on 9/14/2018 2:54:27 PM

Eighth Annual Fund-Raising Event for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

The Communications Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services Department will hold its eighth annual Confections for a Cause on September 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the second floor of Davis Hall. The event raises funds for ovarian cancer education and research.

Posted on 9/7/2018 2:13:06 PM

Scholarship Established in College of Education and Communications by Educational and School Psychology Emeritus Faculty Member

The Dr. Joseph F. and Susan Verano Kovaleski Scholarship will benefit new and ongoing IUP students from Northumberland County enrolled in the College of Education and Communications who are also pursuing a degree in education or an education-related field. Joseph Kovaleski is an emeritus faculty member of the Educational and School Psychology Department.

Posted on 9/6/2018 11:16:35 AM

Ankrum and Colleagues Presented with Exemplary Paper Award at AERA Conference

Julie Ankrum led a team of colleagues to develop and validate an instrument to record instructional adaptations that teachers make during literacy lessons. Their paper was selected as the recipient of the Exemplary Paper Award, presented by the American Educational Research Association.

Posted on 9/4/2018 6:39:04 AM

Ankrum Receives Award for Research Article

Professor Julie Ankrum and colleagues recently received an Honorable Mention in the Journal of Research in Childhood Education Distinguished Education Research Article Award program.

Posted on 9/4/2018 6:38:06 AM

Eighth Annual Confections for a Cause Bake Sale, September 18

The Department ofCommunication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services will hold its eighth annual Confections for a Cause Bake Sale on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and raise funds to support the research efforts of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

Posted on 8/29/2018 3:22:22 PM

Workshop on Counseling Teens, Offered by Center for Creativity and Change

The IUP Center for Creativity and Change will offer aone-day seminar, “Helping Teens Who NeverAsked for Help in the First Place,” for its fall 2018 workshop on Friday, October12, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 8/27/2018 3:37:18 PM

Runge Participates in Governor’s School Safety Task Force Meeting

Timothy Runge, professor of Educational and School Psychology, was invited to participate in one of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s six School Safety Task Force meetings.

Posted on 8/27/2018 1:24:35 PM

Communications Media Welcomes Frederick Douglass Scholar

The Department of Communications Media is privileged to host the Frederick Douglass Institute Scholars Fellow, Armani Davis.

Posted on 8/27/2018 12:02:36 PM

Faculty Work Exhibited in NYC

Photographic work created by Communications Media faculty member Rachel Fox is on display at the Gallery MC on 52nd St. in NY.  The work is part of an exhibition called Environmental Food Chain, curated by re artiste.  Fox recently completed

Posted on 8/15/2018 8:55:18 AM

College Technology Day, August 22

The IUP College of Education and Communications will host the 15th Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required. The day ends with a drawing for technology prizes.

Posted on 8/14/2018 9:04:23 AM

College of Education and Communications Publishes 2016–17 Annual Report

The many accomplishments the college has achieved include providing support for the development of a global counseling initiative in Malawi, an array of new program offerings, numerous student engagement and community outreach initiatives, and a major upgrade to IUP-TV and IUP FM.

Posted on 11/27/2017 10:57:01 AM

Now Taking Clients: IUP Child Study Center Spring and Summer Clinic

The Child Study Center, run out of the Educational and School Psychology Department at IUP, is scheduling clients for the spring and summer 2018 clinic sessions.

Posted on 11/27/2017 10:28:16 AM

IUP Faculty Members Develop Special Education Curriculum for University in Suriname

A trio offaculty members from the Department ofCommunication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services iscreating a curriculum to be used inspecial education classes at a university in Suriname.

Posted on 11/21/2017 10:35:57 AM

Free Screening of “Mimi and Dona” in Beard Auditorium

IUP’s College of Education andCommunications will co-sponsor a free screening and discussion of Mimi and Dona, a film by Sophie Spartain,on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Beard Auditorium inside Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/3/2017 7:41:06 AM

College of Education and Communications Recognizes Scholarship

The ninth annual Alumni, Faculty, and Student Scholars Reception honored Tara Roehl, Lorraine Guth, Michael Boneshefski, and many College of Education and Communications students for their achievements.

Posted on 10/19/2017 11:21:12 AM

Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom Webinar

The College of Education and Communications’ Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce is sponsoring a webinar on “How to Facilitate Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom,” presented by Kathy Obear on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 9/14/2017 9:22:58 AM

College of Education and Communications Launches New Name

IUP’s College of Education and Communicationscelebrated the opening of the fall 2017 semester this year with the official launchof its new name.

Posted on 9/12/2017 12:28:57 PM

Kerry-Moran Visits China to Present Two-Week Workshop on Interdisciplinary Integrated Leadership

Kelli Jo Kerry-Moran, Professional Studies in Education, partnered with former IUP professor Wenfan Yan, now with the University of Massachusetts, to co-present a two-week workshop on interdisciplinary integrated leadership for the Beijing Institute of Education, Chaoyang Branch, China, in May, 2017.

Posted on 9/5/2017 8:02:37 AM

Fennimore Publishes on Parents Who Challenge Injustice and Inequity in Public Schools

BeatriceFennimore, professor, Professional Studies in Education, published “Permission Not Required: ThePower of Parents to Disrupt Educational Hypocrisy” in the 2017 Review of Research in Education. The article isfocused on literature documenting the experiences of nondominant andminoritized parents who challenge injustice and inequity in the public schoolsattended by their children.

Posted on 8/28/2017 2:05:34 PM

College Technology Day, August 23

The IUP College of Education and Communications will host the 13th Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Posted on 8/14/2017 10:31:52 AM

Rieg Authors Article on Benefits and Challenges of Professional Development School Partnership

Sue Rieg, dean’s associate for Educator Preparation, Office of Educator Preparation, published an article on the benefits and challenges of a new professional development school partnership in “School-University Partnerships,” the journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools.

Posted on 8/9/2017 1:55:56 PM

IUP Educator Preparation Program Receives National Recognition

The doctor of education in Administration and LeadershipStudies program in the Department of Professional Studies in Education hasreceived national recognition for meeting the highest standards from theEducational Leadership Constituent Council.

Posted on 8/3/2017 1:37:58 PM

IUP Labyrinth Center Welcomes Visitors from Clemson University

The IUP LabyrinthCenter, located in the College of Education and Educational Technology,welcomed colleagues from Clemson University on March 15, 2017, to share theirapproaches. The Labyrinth Center supports the growing number of students at IUP admitted withAutism Spectrum Disorder.

Posted on 5/1/2017 7:22:22 AM

Labyrinth Center Awarded ACPAC Technology Exploration and Innovation Grant

The IUP Labyrinth Center, located in the College of Education andEducational Technology, was awarded one of the 2017 Academic Computing PolicyAdvisory Committee Technological Exploration and Innovation Fund grants foruse in purchasing Livescribe Smart Technology to support the students in thecenter.

Posted on 4/24/2017 3:21:28 PM

Disability Service Senior Receives 2017 Emerging Student Leader Grant

Jessica Rae Wertz,a senior Disability Services major with a minor in deaf studies, wasrecognized by the IUP Student Government Association at their 2017 LeadershipAwards Reception on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as this year’s Emerging StudentLeader Grant recipient.

Posted on 4/21/2017 8:57:47 AM

Workshop on Opioid Epidemic Hosted by Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation

The public is invited to a free workshop on Friday, April 28, 2017, to learn more about the opioid epidemic that is taking a toll on lives across our region and impacting our communities. The workshop will be at the IUP Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/18/2017 7:14:17 AM

College of Education and Educational Technology and Asian Studies To Host Journalist Mould

David Mould, professor emeritus of Media Arts andStudies at Ohio University, will speak on April 3, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building in Room 225. All are welcome.

Posted on 3/27/2017 11:30:01 AM

Disability Services Student Receives Champion Scholar Recognition

Congratulations to Kendall Elizabeth Hunter, a sophomoreDisability Services major with a minor in Audiology, who was recognized by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) as the Women’s BasketballChampion Scholar for 2016-2017.

Posted on 3/9/2017 12:03:03 PM

Four IUP Educator Preparation Programs Receive National Recognition

Four educator education programs have received national recognition for meeting the highest standards from their professional associations. This recognition is the formal affirmation given to a program meeting the stringent standards set forth by their specialized organization.

Posted on 2/6/2017 7:16:00 AM

Funds Renewed for International Leaders in Education Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received a second year of funding from the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the amount of $185,000 to continue the International Leaders in Education Program. As a recipient of the funds, IUP will, again this year, serve as a host institution for 16 international secondary teachers (Fellows) for an immersive professional development experience.

Posted on 12/6/2016 2:52:41 PM

Kuban Named 2016 Carl J. Schaefer Memorial Award Recipient

Justin Kuban, student in the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, was named the 2016 Carl J. Schaefer Memorial Award recipient by the NOCTI Board of Trustees at the Association for Career and Technical Education conference in Las Vegas on December 1, 2016.

Posted on 12/6/2016 12:11:28 PM

2015–16 Annual Report for College of Education and Educational Technology

Highlights of what the college has accomplished during the 2015–16 academic year. Guided by IUP’s Strategic Plan, the faculty, staff, and partners of the college have worked extraordinarily hard and look forward to a bright future.

Posted on 11/16/2016 8:09:12 AM

2016 Alumni Scholar Award Ceremony and Scholarship Reception

Bradley E. Wiggins, D’11, is the recipient of the 2016 College of Education and Educational Technology Alumni Scholar Award.

Posted on 9/26/2016 7:52:11 AM

Umbrella Research Brown Bag Session

The College of Education and Educational Technology invites you to its next Research Brown Bag on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Posted on 4/19/2016 3:42:56 PM

Degree Completion Partnership Between IUP and Butler County Community College

IUP signed a degree completion partnership agreement with Butler County Community College on March 18, 2016, providing BC3 students with the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while remaining on their campus.

Posted on 3/22/2016 8:22:03 AM

Educational Theory to Practice Poster Session

The Department of Professional Studies in Education will host a poster session showcasing student work in language arts and development on December 1, 2015. Refreshments will be provided.

Posted on 11/24/2015 3:02:56 PM

Presentation: Children During the Holocaust

Please join us for "Children During the Holocaust," to be presented by holocaust survivor Shalamit Bastacky on Monday, November 16, 2015, from 5:05 to 6:00 p.m., in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 11/11/2015 10:51:43 AM

Research Brown Bag Series: PIMA, the Primary Investigator Mentorship Academy

Lynnanne Black, Michelle Bruno, Crystal Machado and Joann Migyanka will share their experiences after participating in PIMA at the first Brown Bag event Thursday, November 12, 2015

Posted on 11/9/2015 7:49:36 AM

Toy Drive Underway to Benefit Shelter for Women and Children

A toy drive benefiting the Debra House Shelter for Women and Children is underway. Donations of toys and clothing for children, age newborn to 13, are being collected until Monday, December 7, on the third floor of Davis Hall.

Posted on 11/2/2015 7:40:17 AM

Register Now for the BLEND Project

Don't forget to register as soon as possible for the November 11 BLEND Session: Cultivating and Strengthening Co-mentoring Relationships with Faculty and Graduate Assistants to Enhance Research Productivity.

Posted on 10/28/2015 7:54:07 AM

WIUP-FM seeks volunteer DJs

Calling all music lovers — 90.1 WIUP-FM is looking for a dedicated on-air personality to join our Saturday lineup for a two-hour block of great music hosted by ... YOU!

Posted on 10/5/2015 5:42:57 PM

Lind Presents on Sports Video Production at College Sports Media Summit in Atlanta

David Lind presented “Great Ideas  in Teaching/Training Sports Video Production”at the ninth annual College Sports MediaSummit, held May 27–29, 2015.

Posted on 6/25/2015 10:00:25 AM

Onyett Presents at ISTE Conference

Dr. Lloyd Onyett, Assistant Dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will be conducting a workshop on "DisplayNote - Class Collaboration System for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)" at the International Society for Technology in Education conference on June 29, 2015 in Philadelphia.

Posted on 6/22/2015 10:43:50 AM

IUP Professional Development School Partnership Presents Paper at National Conference

Professor Sue Rieg, two members of the East PikeProfessional Development School partnership, and two Early Childhood/Special Education teacher candidates presented their paper, “IASD IUP PDS with a3SP,” at the National Professional Development School Conference in Atlanta,Ga.

Posted on 3/26/2015 7:19:50 AM

Onyett Elected President of C-CUE Organization

Lloyd Onyett has been elected president of C-CUE (Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education, Inc.) for 2015. Onyett has been the IUP representative to C-CUE since 2012.

Posted on 12/11/2014 12:15:30 PM

College Technology Day: January 14

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host the eighth Technology Day on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Fifty-nine separate sessions are scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required.

Posted on 12/11/2014 11:51:56 AM

What Didn’t I Learn?! Research Brown Bag Discussion

Presented by Mimi Benjamin on Thursday, November 20,  the presentation focuses on student stories of co-curricular learning.

Posted on 11/17/2014 8:49:31 AM

Unraveling Autism: Find the Pieces of the Spectrum

Please join us on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at the Rustic Lodge for a seminar on autism, free to parents, teachers, pre-service teachers, and related service providers.

Posted on 10/8/2014 12:13:37 PM

International Scholarship and Collaboration Brown Bag

Join us for a new series presented by the COE-ET Research Committee that will focus on international research.

Posted on 9/26/2014 8:12:58 AM

College Technology Day: Wednesday, August 20

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host the sixth annual Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Fifty-nine separate sessions have been scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics.

Posted on 8/18/2014 7:32:05 PM

Onyett to Demonstrate DisplayNote and Discuss Supporting Faculty With Technology

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will give two presentations at the Educause technology conference in Baltimore

Posted on 4/15/2014 1:10:36 PM

Rieg to Work With IUP and Indiana School District Partnership

Sue Rieg, Professional Studies in Education, received an Innovation Grant from the PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council for her proposal, “Building the BRIDGE: Building University and School District Relationships for Innovation, Development and Growth in Education.”

Posted on 4/11/2014 8:57:30 AM

Onyett to Present About DisplayNote at Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “DisplayNote—Class Collaboration System for BYOD” at the Campus Technology conference in Long Beach, California, on April 8, 2014.

Posted on 3/18/2014 11:33:38 AM

College Technology Day: January 15, 2014

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host the sixth annual Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on the Wednesday before the first week of the Spring 2014 semester. Fifty-five separate sessions will cover a wide spectrum of technology-related topics.

Posted on 1/3/2014 2:21:29 PM

Almeida Featured on TEDxPhoenixville

On October 5, 2013, Luis Almeida was featured as part of a live interactive presentation at  TEDxPhoenixville, a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideals Worth Spreading.

Posted on 11/15/2013 1:55:13 PM

IUP Student Sports Production Prove Size Isn’t an Issue

IUP Student Sports Production was nominated as one of the top fivefinalists in the collegiate category of Live Game and Event Production at the 2013 nationalannual College Sports Summit.

Posted on 11/6/2013 11:46:34 AM

WQED TV Airs Program Devoted to Recruitment of African American Males into Teaching

“Have You Ever Considered Teaching?” features some of the strategies that IUP, CALU, Point Park, and the Community College of Allegheny County use to get African American males to think about becoming teachers.

Posted on 11/5/2013 10:49:14 AM

IUP-ASERT Collaborate Publishes on Educational Materials in “Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders”

“Development and Evaluation of Educational Materials for Pre-hospital and Emergency Department Personnel on the Care of Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder” was developed by members of the IUP-ASERT Collaborative, including Joann Migyanka, Susan Glor-Scheib, and Jeff Fratangeli.

Posted on 10/7/2013 12:04:39 PM

IUP Researchers Recognized by Autism Speaks

Joann Migyanka, Jeff Fratangeli, and Susan Glor-Scheib, working with Arvind Venkat from Allegheny General Hospital, developed training to assist emergency room personnel in treating persons with autism spectrum disorders.

Posted on 9/5/2013 8:17:00 AM

Free Workshops on Sex, Alcohol, Education, and Special Needs Students

Patricia Barthalow Koch, an internationally renowned Penn State professor of bio-behavioral health and a specialist in women's health and sexual issues, will present two workshops at IUP on June 18–19, 2013.

Posted on 6/11/2013 9:05:22 AM

College Technology Day Next Tuesday

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host the fourth Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on January 22, 2013. Forty-eight separate sessions will cover a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required.

Posted on 1/15/2013 10:57:10 AM

IUP to Host C-CUE Conference on December 7

IUP will host the 2012 Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education Conference. C-CUE is an organization composed of membership from 25 universities and colleges in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. The conference theme is “Document Retention and Imaging and IMAPS Institutional Repository.”

Posted on 11/12/2012 5:19:32 PM

College Technology Day: August 20, 2012

The College of Education and Educational Technology will host its third Technology Day on Monday, August 20. Forty separate sessions have been scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics presented by faculty and staff members from across the university.

Posted on 8/8/2012 1:44:51 PM

Onyett Discusses Utilizing Expert Panels for Qualitative Research Interview Questions

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present a session at the 2012 International Society of Technology in Education conference in San Diego, California (June 24–28).

Posted on 6/22/2012 8:25:08 AM

Johnson Honored with Women of Excellence Award

Shirley Johnson, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, was selected by the New Pittsburgh Courier to receive the 2012 Women of Excellence award for her professional accomplishments and commitment to Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/20/2012 12:27:26 PM

First Presentation of Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Scholarship

Keith Dils, interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, presented the first scholarships from the Roy and Erma J. Mattern Memorial Fund today to Staci Harnden, Brittany Krestar, and Kelsey Matarazzo.

Posted on 4/25/2012 7:39:17 AM

Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center Dedication

Keith Dils, interim dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, invites everyone to attend a landmark event: the Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center Dedication on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Posted on 4/17/2012 1:24:30 PM

IUP-TV Covers Men’s Basketball at Atlantic Regionals

IUP-TV’s has been granted the NCAA’s webcasting and broadcasting rights for the No. 7 IUP men’s basketball team as they take on No. 2 Shaw University at the Atlantic Regionals at West Liberty University, W.Va., on March 10, 2012.

Posted on 3/8/2012 3:09:40 PM

Onyett to Present on “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Performing Qualitative Research Using NVivo” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference on February 15, 2012.

Posted on 1/30/2012 8:11:56 PM

Technology Day for Faculty and Staff, January 18

Reminder: Don’t miss this free daylong event, offering 36 presentations, covering a wide spectrum of tools and topics, by faculty and staff across the university who’ve volunteered to share their expertise.

Posted on 1/13/2012 12:17:35 PM

College Technology Day: January 18, 2012

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host its second Technology Day on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (the Wednesday of the week preceding the first week of the Spring semester).

Posted on 12/7/2011 9:44:12 PM

Lauber Interviewed on Pittsburgh TV Show “Get Involved!”

From October 19 to November 4, 2011, Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be featured on PCTV’s popular show Get Involved!

Posted on 10/18/2011 8:51:16 AM

Branthoover Helps Kick Off Membership Drive for American Counseling Association

Dr. Holly Branthoover, chair of the North Atlantic Region of the American Counseling Association, spoke at the membership kickoff and open house for the District of Columbia Counseling Association on September 16, 2011.

Posted on 9/27/2011 8:41:30 AM

Education Alumni Invited to Homecoming Preview of Science Discovery Center

Alumni of the College of Education and Educational Technology and anyone interested in science education are invited to the Homecoming preview of the Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center

Posted on 9/22/2011 3:37:21 PM

Lauber Provides Leadership Training for Pittsburgh Area Executives

Dr. Erick Lauber, Communications Media, presented the seminar “Leadership for Today’s Skill-Driven Teams” on September 2, 2011.

Posted on 9/13/2011 9:21:40 AM

Impact Therapy Workshop Presented by Counseling Professional

Dr. Ed Jacobs of West Virginia University will offer a one-day workshop on “Impact Therapy: An Action-Oriented, Creative Approach to Change” on Friday, October 21, 2011, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 9/6/2011 8:36:21 AM

Marshak Discusses How Children with Special Needs Affect Marriages

Laura Marshak, Department of Counseling, was interviewed for an article that focused on the marriage of a couple with twins who have Down syndrome and severe medical needs.

Posted on 9/1/2011 9:09:34 AM

Technology Day 2011: A Great Success

The College of Education and Educational Technology held its annual Technology Day for faculty and staff on August 24, 2011.

Posted on 8/26/2011 8:58:56 PM

College Technology Day 2011

The College of Education and Educational Technology will hold its annual Technology Day for faculty and staff of the college on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Posted on 8/15/2011 3:48:50 PM

Lauber Wins Excellence Award in Educational Video

Dr. Erick Lauber was selected in 2011 as the first-ever Communications Media faculty member at IUP to receive the Award of Excellence by the Broadcast Education Association.

Posted on 4/29/2011 3:27:24 PM

Teacher of the Year Gives Keynote Address to Kappa Delta Pi

The Beta Gamma chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, international honor fraternity in education, held its initiation ceremony at IUP on April 9, 2011.

Posted on 4/9/2011 9:25:52 PM

IUP-TV “No-Brainer” Game Show Looking for Student Contestants

A brand new IUP-TV game show, No-Brainer, is looking for student contestants for upcoming shows. Students may win up to $75 on the show, which shoots on Monday evenings.

Posted on 3/17/2011 10:43:48 AM

Call for Third-Party Comments for NCATE Accreditation

The College of Education and Educational Technology at IUP is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in November 2011.

Posted on 3/7/2011 5:50:12 PM

Price Receives International Reading Association Research Award

Dr. Lisa Hammett Price, associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has received the International Reading Association’s 2011 Dina Feitelson Research award.

Posted on 3/4/2011 10:08:51 AM

Onyett to Discuss “Remote Observation of Student Teachers”

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Society for Information Technology in Education conference in Nashville on March 9, 2011.

Posted on 3/2/2011 1:14:43 PM

Onyett to Present on Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, will be giving a presentation on “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the Educause conference in Baltimore, Md., on January 13, 2011.

Posted on 11/24/2010 9:28:44 AM

Laverick Receives Promising Researcher Award

Dr. DeAnna Laverick, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education, is the recipient of the 2010 Jerry Johns Promising Researcher Award.

Posted on 10/14/2010 1:59:13 PM

IUP-TV Sports Production One of Four National Finalists

The 2010 all-student production of the NCAA Atlantic Region playoff game against West Virgina State University has been selected by College Broadcasters, Inc., as one of four national finalists in the category of Live Game Production.

Posted on 10/12/2010 10:22:27 AM

Communication Studies Honor Society Established

IUP is now an official Lambda Pi Eta university. Lambda Pi Eta is the official Communication Studies honor society of the National Communication Association.

Posted on 10/12/2010 10:06:10 AM

Migyanka, Glor-Scheib, and Fratangeli Develop Autism Training Modules for Emergency First Responders

Dr. Joann Migyanka, Dr. Susan Glor-Scheib, and Dr. Jeff Fratangeli wrote and produced the first in a series of training modules designed for first responders assisting persons with autism in emergency and crisis situations.

Posted on 9/27/2010 11:55:55 AM

Onyett to Discuss Remote Observation of Student Teachers

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, will present “Remote Observation of Student Teachers” at the International Society of Technology in Education conference in Denver.

Posted on 6/17/2010 4:03:10 PM

Indiana County Humane Society to Recognize Honorees from IUP

Ms. Sarah Tourtellotte, of the IUP Communications Media Department and a member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana County Humane Society, announces the honorees from IUP that will be recognized at the fourth annual Black Tie and Tails Gala on Saturday, April 17, 2010.

Posted on 3/31/2010 1:47:55 PM

Kurt Kondrich to Speak on Early Intervention

The College of Education and Educational Technology is sponsoring a talk by Kurt Kondrich on early intervention in the state of Pennsylvania. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 2/17/2010 10:33:38 AM

College Broadcasters Elects Lauber to Board of Directors

College Broadcasters, Inc., elected Erick Lauber of the Communications Media Department to the board for a three-year term.

Posted on 1/25/2010 11:37:18 AM

Retired IUP Professor Blair Celebrates 100th Birthday

On November 4, 2009, Dr. Lois Blair will celebrate her one hundredth birthday. Blair came to the Indiana State Teacher’s College in 1946 to teach English in the junior-high grades of the Keith School.

Posted on 11/3/2009 9:31:46 AM

Outdoor Learning Center to Open in Fall 2010

Dr. Meghan Twiest is in charge of the construction going on in the courtyard behind Stouffer Hall. It is the beginnings of a new outdoor learning center that will be completed during the Spring 2010 semester. There will be an aesthetic area complete with a waterfall and pond, as well as a variety of plant life all around the courtyard.

Posted on 11/2/2009 7:42:24 AM

Cannon, Sophomore in Special Education, Receives Frank Bolden Scholarship

Sophomore Suzannah Victoria Cannon from Pittsburgh, a major in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has been selected to receive one of only six prestigious Frank Bolden Scholarships awarded annually to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to early childhood education and to children with special needs.

Posted on 10/19/2009 7:25:59 AM

Comm Media Students Win Silver and Bronze Telly Awards

A group of Indiana University of Pennsylvania students working with the IUP-TV television station were recently notified that they won a 2009 Silver Telly Award for their short film Fish Eyes. A second group working as part of their Comm Media 481 course also won a Bronze Award.

Posted on 10/1/2009 1:25:25 PM

College of Education and Educational Technology Announces Distinguished Alumni Scholar for 2009

In all of Patnaik’s various roles, she demonstrates an unwavering commitment to children, families, students, colleagues, and her profession.

Posted on 9/23/2009 11:16:03 AM

Video Professor and Students Win Film Competition Awards

Dr. Erick Lauber and several of his students at the Digital Media Institute have won three awards in recent film competitions.

Posted on 4/2/2009 3:29:11 PM

Lowery Continues Research on Frat Life in Horror Films

Dr. John Wesley Lowery is continuing recent research that explores the way higher education is represented in horror films, and specifically, the representation of sororities and fraternities.

Posted on 3/30/2009 11:22:48 AM

Marshak Speaks at International Family Therapy Association Conference

Dr. Laura Marshak, a professor in the Department of Counseling, was a presenter for the International Family Therapy Association annual conference in Slovenia in March. The conference’s main audience was married and family therapists across the world.

Posted on 3/26/2009 5:38:24 PM

Graduate Student Awarded Beverly Sue Clark Scholarship

Dennis Hock has been awarded a scholarship for veterans preparing for a career in teaching.

Posted on 2/24/2009 5:08:16 PM

Onyett Gives Presentation about Virtual Worlds at PETE&C Conference

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference in Hershey, Pa., on February 10, 2009.

Posted on 2/12/2009 3:51:16 PM

Lowery Featured Speaker at ASJA

Dr. John Wesley Lowery presented a featured session at the Association for Student Judicial Affairs’ Annual Conference recently. Dr. Lowery’s presentation which reviews the legislative and regulatory developments of the previous year impacting student conduct administration in higher education has

Posted on 2/12/2009 11:57:59 AM

Hrabovsky Receives Henry Young Award for Outstanding Service to NADE

Paul Hrabovsky will be honored at the National Association for Developmental Education’s thirty-third annual conference.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:28:20 PM

Bieger Attends European Teacher Education Network Board Meeting in Malta

Dr. George Bieger, professor and interim chairperson of the Department of Professional Studies in Education, represented IUP at the January meeting of the European Teacher Education Network Board of Directors held in Malta.

Posted on 1/26/2009 2:22:52 PM

Virtual Worlds (Second Life) Conference Presentation

Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology in the College of Education and Educational Technology, gave a presentation entitled “Teaching in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)” at the 2009 Educause Mid-Atlantic Conference in Philadelphia on January 7, 2009.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:12:06 PM

Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop

Twenty-five local school teachers attended the IUP Teacher Education Cooperating Teacher Workshop on January 8, 2009.  Dr. Laurie Nicholson, Director of Field Placement, conducted this workshop designed to investigate the research and best practices concerning successful student teaching experiences.

Posted on 1/15/2009 1:03:12 PM

Student Teacher Professional Day Meeting

On December 2, 2008, approximately 109 IUP student teachers attended the Student Teacher Professional Day Meeting. The student teachers learned about the final stages of their teacher preparation, procedures for earning certification, and resources for securing a job.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:32:42 AM

Preparation for Spring 2009 Student Teaching Experience

On December 4, 2008, approximately 235 IUP teacher candidates attended the Student Teacher meeting to prepare for the Spring 2009 student teaching experience. Dr. Laurie Nicholson, field placement coordinator, conducted the meeting and spoke about Pennsylvania Department of Education requirements.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:32:00 AM

Fall 2008 Graduation

Sixty-seven graduate students and eighty-one undergraduate students applied for degrees from the College of Education and Educational Technology and were invited to take part in the December 14, 2008, commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 12/18/2008 9:29:38 AM

Alumni and Scholarship Recipients Honored

The College of Education and Education Technology at IUP is honoring two alumni and students who have earned scholarships for the current academic year.

Posted on 10/30/2008 9:02:38 AM

Scholarships for 2008–2009

Scholarship information is now available for the 2008–2009 academic year. The application deadline is March 3, 2008 by 4:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/18/2008 10:57:21 AM

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