Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Events

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

STEM Women's Summit

Online

Gather with fellow alumni of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics to celebrate the professional successes of IUP’s women in the STEM fields. This is an opportunity to network and support IUP students as they aspire to obtain professions in the sciences.

Registration

Registration is free but required. Register online.

Agenda

Keynote speaker Linda K. Willett, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, will discuss “From Classroom to Board Room: The Evolution of a Career.” The keynote address will be followed by breakout sessions on the following topics:

  • Achieving Your Goals
  • Leadership
  • Professions in Medicine and Allied Health
  • Professions in the Military
  • Work/Family Balance

View the complete agenda.

About the Keynote Speaker

Linda Sidor Willett is executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, the largest health insurance company in New Jersey with almost $12 billion in revenue in 2020. She works with the company’s CEO and management team to set strategy and drive business outcomes, including transforming businesses to prosper in the face of health care and tax reform. Willett has led the teams responsible for communications, public affairs, government affairs, legal and regulatory matters, enterprise risk management, and, compliance. The Horizon BCBSNJ Foundation reports to her and focuses on charitable giving in the State of New Jersey. Willett works directly with the company’s board of directors and board committees on all aspects of corporate governance.

Friday, April 9, 2021

The deadline for Total Semester Withdrawal is Friday, April 9, 2021. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Fall 2021 Open Registration Begins Friday, April 9, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Instead of a traditional weeklong spring break this year semester, there will be seven non-class days incorporated into the spring semester to allow for several short breaks. The full list of dates is:

  • Thursday, Feb. 25
  • Friday, February 26
  • Saturday, March 13
  • Sunday, March 14
  • Monday, April 5
  • Tuesday, April 6
  • Wednesday, April 21

Get more information about the spring semester changes and check the academic calendar for other important dates.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Incomplete ("I") Grade Changes for Fall 2020 are due in the Registrar's Office Monday, May 3, 2021. 
Additional information regarding the Incomplete Grade Policy can be viewed in the Academic Policies section of the Undergraduate Catalog. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Classes end Monday, May 3, 2021.

Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Final Exams begin Tuesday, May 4, 2021 and end Friday, May 7, 2021.

Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Faculty begin entering final grades May 4, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Final Exams begin Tuesday, May 4, 2021 and end Friday, May 7, 2021. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Final Exams begin Tuesday, May 4, 2021 and end Friday, May 7, 2021. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Pass/Fail forms are due Friday, May 7, 2021.  Note this is an extension of the original deadline of March 1, 2021.


Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Final Exams begin Tuesday, May 4, 2021 and end Friday, May 7, 2021. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Graduate Commencement

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Because of gathering limits, each graduate will receive two tickets for guests. All others are encouraged to watch via livestream. You can find additional information on the Commencement website.

Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

There will be three separate ceremonies throughout the day, based on college.

Because of gathering limits, each graduate will receive two tickets for guests. All others are encouraged to watch via livestream. You can find additional information on the Commencement website.

Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

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