IUP Home | A–Z Index | Apply Now | Support IUP | News and Events | Find People |

Achievements: Winter 2017

Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients for 2017

Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients for 2017 are, front row, from left, Amber Stephenson, Jennifer Boyer, and Ashley Tait Weller, and in back, Luke Bowen, Rich Lansberry, and Joshua Waibel.

Young Alumni Honored

Six who graduated in the last 15 years received Young Alumni Achievement Awards in October. Sponsored by the IUP Ambassadors, the awards program honors one graduate from each academic college:

New to the Board of Governors

IUP Council of Trustees chair Sam Smith was appointed to a four-year term on the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Smith served as a state representative for nearly 30 years before retiring as speaker of the House in 2014.

Nationally Ranked

IUP was recently included in the following national rankings:

  • Best Colleges, National Universities, U.S. News & World Report
  • America’s Top Colleges, Forbes Magazine
  • Best Colleges for Your Money, Money magazine
  • The Best 382 Colleges, Princeton Review
  • College Rankings 2017, Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education