Ideas and Issues: First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture Series

  • First Commonwealth Bank is proud to partner with IUP for the First Commonwealth Bank Endowed Lecture program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

    Built on a rich tradition of community involvement, First Commonwealth Bank is a strong advocate for its clients, building lasting relationships while providing a full array of financial products and guidance to individuals and businesses, both small and large, throughout its communities.

    Together, First Commonwealth Bank and IUP share a core value based on a commitment to providing educational opportunities and making our communities better places to live and work.

  • Other Upcoming Events

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Broadway Extravaganza

    Thursday, December 5, Sound Choices

    Photo of a Mountain for 60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP

    September 10–November 6, University Museum

    Spring 177 x 133

    The Awakening of Spring

    October 25 - November 2, Theater-by-the-Grove

  • J.R. Martinez
    Sharing his story of resilience and optimism, J.R. Martinez has made his mark on the world from being a high school football star to Iraqi War hero to daytime television actor to recent champion on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars.
    Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson
    A Conversation with Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson: The Politics of Truth, First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture on Monday, November 14, 2011, at 8:00 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center; Free admission, tickets required.
    2008 Lecture: Mary Matalin and James Carville
    The inaugural presentation in the First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture Series featured political commentators James Carville and Mary Matalin.
    2009 Lecture: Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward is regarded as one of America’s preeminent investigative reporters and nonfiction authors.
    2010 Lecture: Captain James Lovell, Jr.
    Captain James Lovell, Jr., commander of the 1970 Apollo 13 space mission, will be the speaker at the third annual First Commonwealth Endowed Lecture at IUP.