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Lawrence Talotta ’79 Shares Old Photos

IUP physical education majors at formal

Lawrence Talotta (bottom, right) submitted this photograph, taken around 1978 at a formal for physical education majors. If you can identify anyone in the photo or if you have a story to tell, IUP archivist Harrison Wick would love to hear from you. Contact him at hwick@iup.edu.

Lawrence Talotta and friends

Spring 1978, while living on Nixon Avenue. Back row, from left: Bruce Stephens ’79, Mary Kay Pillion Bonn ’79, Anne Ridilla Troy ’79, and Lawrence Talotta ’79. Middle row: Dave Ross ’80. Front row: Ed Ritenour, Cheryl Loeffler Bohlen ’79, and Paul Stilwell ’80.

In a letter to IUP Magazine, Lawrence Talotta ’79 mentioned that the story “Historical Hangouts,” from the Summer 2017 issue of IUP Magazine, brought back memories of his days working at Pizza House and even inspired him to schedule a get-together with his college housemates. Lawrence also submitted these photos from his time at IUP.

Lawrence Talotta in Guys and Dolls in the 1970s

Lawrence Talotta (rear, center) in the “Guys and Dolls” chorus at IUP circa 1978.