The Allegheny Arboretum at IUP has achieved Level I accreditation from the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program, coordinated by the Morton Arboretum. The accreditation shows that the arboretum meets standards of professional practice for arboreta and botanical gardens. Established in 2000, the Allegheny Arboretum encompasses the entire 374 acres of the Indiana campus. A board of directors led by Jerry Pickering, retired biology professor, oversees the arboretum, which seeks to further understanding of temperate forests and cultivate an appreciation for regional flora.
‘Mid-Atlantic Top Stop’
Venues Today magazine ranked IUP’s Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, managed by Global Spectrum, third in its “2013 Mid-Atlantic Top Stops” for venues with a capacity of 2,001 to 5,000. In three years of operation, the complex has welcomed more than 414,000 visitors for more than 1,000 events, ranging from conferences to performances by internationally known acts.
Best in Business
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is included in the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review’s business school guidebook, The Best 296 Business Schools. This is its 11th consecutive year of inclusion. IUP appears in the Princeton Review’s The Best 379 Colleges, marking the university’s 15th appearance in the guide.
The new Military Resource Center is one of several initiatives helping students make a successful transition from military to campus life.
The library’s Special Collections and Archives area helps patrons study items they may not find anywhere else.
Creating a diverse environment at IUP sometimes means providing a bridge to help students cross from their previous environment to our community.
IUP is housing the Ronald G. Pogorzelski and Lester D. Yankee Pipe Organ, thanks to a lease agreement with the American Guild of Organists.
More than 150 alumni return to campus each year to speak to classes, recruit students for jobs or internships, share professional expertise, and more.
Ed Bouchette, the Steelers beat reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, has earned a spot in Canton, Ohio, among the greats of the game.
A look back at 25 years of performing and visual arts events presented by the College of Fine Arts.