Rachel A. DeStefano—IUP Biology student, member of the Student Government Association, SGA representative on the Student Cooperative Association board, and member of the campus Recycling Committee—discusses a proposed $5-per-student-per-semester “green fee” to pay for environmentally friendly initiatives on campus. DeStefano was a guest on the Nov. 1, 2009, Global Alert program on WIUP-FM. The show is sponsored by the IUP chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Photo by David Loomis
Katherine E. “Katie” Caldwell, a Natural Sciences and Mathematics major at IUP, takes a break during a public-service announcement on the Nov. 1, 2009, Global Alert program on the proposed IUP “green fee.”
On the Oct. 11, 2009, Global Alert program, Michael Kesner (left), president of Friends of White’s Woods, and forester David Babyak debate a plan to manage the 250-acre forest near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. Under the plan before the White Township Board of Supervisors, 21 percent of the timber in the forest would be cut and the revenue from its sale would go to the local government.
Global Alert cohost Garritt Fleming, an IUP Journalism and Psychology student, interviews Kesner and Babyak during the Oct. 11 show.
Global Alert cohost Mike Wilson manages the WIUP-FM studio controls. Wilson is an IUP Journalism major and the president of the campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, which sponsors the every-other-week radio program.
Garritt Fleming interviews guests on the WIUP-FM program Global Alert on Sunday morning, September 27, 2009. Fleming, of Easton, Pa., a junior Psychology major studying Journalism, helped produce the inaugural fall-season program devoted to White’s Woods, a 250-acre recreational area in White Township near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. The forest is an issue in the November 3 election campaign for township supervisors. Global Alert is sponsored by the IUP chapter of the national Society of Professional Journalists.
Jessica Potter, a sophomore Education major from Mays Landing, N.J., reports on deforestation controversies nationwide during the September 27, 2009, edition of Global Alert, the SPJ-sponsored, student-produced news and commentary program on WIUP-FM.
Guests Fred Heilman (foreground) and Gail McCauley respond to questions on WIUP-FM’s Global Alert program during the September 27, 2009, show on White’s Woods. Heilman, a Democrat, is campaigning for a seat on the White Township Board of Supervisors. McCauley, a Republican, is an incumbent. Heilman opposes a plan to harvest trees from the woods. McCauley supports the plan.
Dr. Robert O. Davies, IUP vice president of University Relations, takes a break during his March 29 interview on Indi Week in Review, the SPJ-sponsored news show on WIUP-FM. As head of the private Foundation for IUP, Davies has managed more than a third of a billion dollars’ worth of construction projects on campus, including the $270-million Residential Revival program and the $57-million Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, both of which are incomplete. Davies appeared on the show a week after announcing his resignation to take a job as president of Eastern Oregon University.
Indi Week in Review cohost Mike Wilson reports headlines, weather, and sports on March 29, 2009.
IUP Journalism student Elizabeth A. Kundla previews her story about questions surrounding fire safety in the new residence halls at IUP during the March 15, 2009, WIUP-FM broadcast of Indi Week in Review, sponsored by SPJ.
Sidewalk Talk — SPJ Vice President Mike Wilson, right, and Cole Daniel open for the SPJ benefit at the Brown Hotel, Feb. 7, 2009.
Photo by Alice Bonamy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette health-and-science reporter David Templeton, second from left, dined April 2, 2007, with, from left, IUP SPJ member Todd Kyser, SPJ President Bill Harder, and chapter Vice President Rose Huber. Templeton offered career advice based on his nearly three-decade career as a reporter, about half of it at the Post-Gazette.
Jan. 25, 2009, Indi Week in Review guests (left to right) IUP History professor Caleb Finegan, director of the IUP Citizenship and Civic Engagement Initiative; IUP Journalism professor Michele Papakie, who attended the January 20 Obama inauguration; and IUP student Melissa E. Barry, president of the IUP campus Democrats organization, who also attended the inauguration.
Rodney D. Ruddock, chairman of the Indiana County Board of Commissioners, November 9, 2008, on Indi Week in Review’s post-election show on WIUP-FM.