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Milestone Generosity

IUP received the following gifts of $25,000 or more, made to the Foundation for IUP between June 15 and November 1. The university community thanks all who invest in IUP and its students.

  • An anonymous gift of $28,247, to be added to the IUP Scholarship Fund.
  • From Robert Basehore ’71 and Kathie Kuvinka Basehore ’71, $25,000 to establish a scholarship to support the education of deserving athletes.
  • From Nadav Baum ’86, $25,000 to establish the Entrepreneurial Management Scholarship.
  • From Tim Cejka ’73 and Debra Phillips Cejka ’73, $2 million in support of initiatives within the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • From the Bruno and Lena DeGol Foundation, $25,000 to establish a scholarship for members of the IUP football team.
  • From the Heinz Endowments, $109,000 to fund the IUP Pittsburgh Promise Plus program.
  • From Bruce Jenkins, $25,000 to establish a scholarship in honor of Jean Caldwell Jenkins ’53 for students studying family and consumer sciences education or child development and family relations.
  • From Barbara Bentrim Kubala ’68, M’73 and Larry Kubala ’80, $25,000 to establish an endowed scholarship in support of athletes and students in the College of Fine Arts.
  • From Gealy Wallwork, member of the IUP Council of Trustees, $52,325 to create the Betty Ann Boone Wallwork Scholarship in memory of his wife. The scholarship benefits students majoring in English.
  • From Mark Zacur ’85 and Lynn Urban Zacur ’85, $25,000 to establish the Dr. Maurice Zacur ’51 Geography Scholarship.

More from the Fall-Winter 2015 Issue of IUP Magazine

A Hell of a Ride

‘A Hell of a Ride’

For more than 30 years, IUP safety alumni have boosted the U.S. space program by filling a number of roles at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.

Early Bird Research

Early Bird Research

A Natural Sciences and Mathematics program is equipping undergraduates with research experience as well as general career-building skills.

Message from the President

Back in the early ’80s, the stereotype of engineers as lone geniuses was prevalent.... Only later did leaders in engineering practice demand that teamwork, communication, and leadership skills be part of the core education.

Namedroppers | Achievements | Mentors

Photo Gallery | Letters to the Editor

Web Exclusives

Photo Galleries: The Oak Grove and Thomas Sutton Hall

From Wartime to ‘Wild Hour’

The IUP campus is far different from the one Marian Templeton Brown ’45 knew at the height of World War II.

The Haunted Halls of IUP

With Keith and Leonard halls slated for demolition, IUP’s Paranormal Society looks to the future of ghost hunting, minus two campus hot spots.

Vantage Point

Selected IUP faculty respond to the question:"How has electronic communication affected society, and how will it continue to do so?"

Dining Innovations

After more than a year of renovations, Folger Hall reopened in October, completing Phase II of IUP’s $37-million dining master plan.

Miracle on the Streets

A peace movement started by an IUP alumnus cut the homicide rate in Boston by nearly 80 percent and has since been emulated around the world.