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Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Netflix & Chill: “Harriet”

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

Be free or die.netflix & chill: harriet

Live on the big screen in the HUB Ohio Room, join STATIC as we present a Netflix and Chill Movie Night celebrating both Black History Month and Women’s History Month with Harriet (2019) on Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. We’ll supply the movie, popcorn, candy, drinks, and reverence. You just bring your PJs, blankets, and some pillows. 

In Harriet (2019), “From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told.” Come for the movie, but stay for the discussion afterwards.

This event is completely free!

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

Kyle Richard is a Joe Biden Courage Award recipient and the first ever Orange Bowl Courage Award recipient. He will share his bystander intervention story and discuss how to actively support sexual assault survivors and fight against toxic norms of masculinity in our society. This presentation is through the It's On Us initiative and grant and is co-sponsored by the Haven Project, Green Dot, and the Title IX Office. It is free and open to the entire IUP community.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Friday, February 28, 2020

IUP’s Life Without Drugs Team which is conducting the #ProtectYourBrain campaign will co-sponsor IUP’s women’s and men's basketball games against Pitt-Johnstown February 29 at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm.

Tobacco Cessation Meeting

G60 Suites on Maple East

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Interested in quitting vaping or smoking?  We offer free nicotine replacement therapy, a quit plan tailored to your needs, supportive coaching and guidance, and stress management tips. Classes conducted by Diana Mihalcik, Adagio Health.  Register by calling 724-357-1265, emailing atod-oasis@iup.edu, or texting 724-541-6997.

Geoscience students and those interested in geoscience are welcome to attend Dr. Fred Zelt’s talk.

Zelt’s first geology class was at Bethel Park High School south of Pittsburgh. This was followed by undergraduate work at MIT, a dissertation on marine shale sedimentology and stratigraphy at Princeton, and 30 years as a geologist and manager with ExxonMobil in Houston, Norway, London, and New Orleans. Accomplishments include geologic evaluation of the $1.7B ExxonMobil acquisition of shale gas assets of the Indiana, Pa.-centered Phillips companies in 2011. A certified league cycling instructor, Zelt leads geology-and-cycling excursions; speaks publicly about geology, climate, and energy; and plans to develop a 2021 STEM and Cycling summer camp for grade 8-12 students. In 2020, Zelt plans to pedal 11,400 miles around the perimeter of the US with four Bike the US for MS groups. Zelt and his wife of 38 years, also a Bethel Park native, have four children and three grandchildren.

This is part of our regular Geoscience Seminar Series.

In celebration of Black History Month and to support black-owned businesses, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is hosting a Black Business Expo to showcase black-owned businesses on campus and throughout the surrounding communities.

Free Planetarium Show: Astronomy and Calendars

Weyandt Hall Planetarium (Rm 134)

Geoscience Department

Leap day is a good time to reflect on the complexity of the calendar. What does astronomy have to do with calendars? Come find out.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

BACCHUS Bingo

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Come and play bingo and win some great prizes.  Sponsored by BACCHUS.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Concert: IUP Bands

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

IUP Bands Presents: The IUP Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Jason Worzbyt and guest conductor Stephen Lytle fromk WVU will perform works by Mahr, Persichetti, and Cross. The Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Timothy A. Paul and guest soloist Dr. Kevin Eisensmith will perform works by Boss, Gryc, Sadler, and Turner.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $10

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $8

Under 18: $6

IUP Student (Limit 4): $6

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Crimson Squawkfest

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Crimson Squawkfest is a one-day (9am-6pm)clarinet event featuring guest artists, student performers, and a large final ensemble performance. ALL clarinetists, regardless of skill level are welcome! Register online at http://iupclarinets.weebly.com or contact Dr. Rosemary Engelstad rosemary@iup.edu.

Free Admission.

Squawkfest Clarinet Day Guest Recital

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The recital features our Squawkfest Clarinet Day guest artists. Yevgeny Dokshansky, professor of clarinet at Virginia Tech, will present a varied program of music for clarinet. Amanda Morrison (Slippery Rock University), Lynda Dembowski (Towson University), and Rosemary Engelstad (IUP) will join him in an arrangement of Blackbird for clarinet quartet.

Recital: Alumni Trumpet Ensemble

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

A recital presented by alumni of the IUP Trumpet Studio.  Former students of Dr. William Becker, Dr. Calvin Weber, Dr. Kevin Eisensmith, Dr. David Ferguson, Mr. John Kulp, Ms. Karen Sloneker, Mr. Steve Dubé, and Mr. David Wygonik are invited to attend and participate in the weekend's activities.

Free Admission.

Don Giovanni was considered as the most personal opera for Mozart. Scenes from Don Giovanni were heavily featured in the infamous movie Amadeus (1984), which won eight Academy Awards. The Stone Guest scene is one of the most spine-chilling scenes in the history of opera. However, the comic scenes and characters are also memorable.

In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and of Theatre, Dance, and Performance will join forces with the outstanding students to present one of the most powerful operas of all time.

The ticket prices for this show are as following:

Regular: $18

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $15

Under 18: $12

IUP Student (Limit 4): $12

*Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here

Squawkfest Clarinet Day Final Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

This is the final concert for our Squawkfest Clarinet Day. The program includes performances by the IUP Clarinet Ensemble (PA premieres of works by Lynne Snyder and Lynda Dembowski) and by the Squawkfest Ensemble, comprised of clarinet day participants.

Monday, March 2, 2020

A panel of local official and Census representatives will discuss how the 2020 Census will impact students and the community. They will present an overview of the Census, how numbers impact representation in legislature and distribution of funding, the Indiana County 2020 Complete Count Committee, and why students need to be counted at their school address. The panel will advise students on the various ways students can self-respond.

Come hang out and play or listen as others jam at open mic night sponsored by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

University Senate Meeting

Eberly Auditorium

University Senate

  • The University Senate serves as the academic governing body for IUP.
  • The senate provides the forum where issues related to the welfare of the university as a whole are discussed and debated with all stakeholders participating.
  • Senators are primarily elected and come from all areas of the campus community—faculty, administrators, students, staff, and alumni.
  • Meetings of the whole senate take place each month, September through April.
  • Committees meet as often as weekly to handle much of the work of the senate.

Take Back the Night: A Sign Making Workshop

Suites on Maple East Room G-18

Haven Project Events

Come join us for our first of two sign making workshops. Stop by and create a sign in support of victims and survivors of sexual violence to be used at the Take Back the Night march. 

All materials will be provided. 

Dr. Erick Lauber and a certified recovery specialist, Armstrong, Indiana, Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission, will explore the importance of reducing the stigma of addiction and highlight all the resources that exist to help individuals who are suffering with addiction.

This discussion will also cover available resources for those dealing with a loved one or friend experiencing addiction issues

Recital: ''IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet''

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Faculty Woodwind Quintet will perform a variety of standard and contemporary works, featuring the Pennsylvania premiere of Jack Stamp's Quintet for Winds.

Free Admission

Are you concerned about a friend or loved one who uses alcohol or drugs?  Marianne Cubeta and Becky Perkovich, Certified Family Recovery Specialists, will provide recovery coaching and peer support for anyone touched by addiction. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Spring Break bus tickets will be available to IUP students on Monday, February 3, at the KCAC Box Office. Sponsored by the Student Cooperative Association and STATIC, break buses will again travel to Harrisburg, Allentown, King of Prussia, and Philadelphia. The cost is $90 to $95, depending on the student’s final destination.spring break buses 2020

Buses will depart from the HUB Parking Lot, near the HUB Fitness Center entrance, on Friday, March 6, at 3:00 p.m. Buses will return to IUP on Sunday, March 15, at the times indicated on the individual bus information sheets.

Tickets go on sale on Monday, February 3, at 10:00 a.m. and are available in person at the KCAC Box Office until Wednesday, March 4, or until all tickets are sold. Students should purchase their tickets early, since break bus tickets usually sell out!

For more information, visit the KCAC Box Office in person or the Co-op's Break Bus website.

Join us for the February CPDC Lunch & Learn session!

The sessions run every 30 minutes between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the North Dining Hall, where staff from the IUP Career and Professional Development Center will talk about life, career goals, and how we can help you achieve them!Students who participate will receive a free lunch (tickets are limited). The sessions occur at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m.

Please call 724-357-2235 for additional information.

Stop by and chat with a Haven Project peer and volunteer.  Information about the Green Dot Bystander Intervention Program will be available.  Learn more about IUP's annual event, Take Back The Night, designed to raise awareness and support survivors of sexual violence.  

Learn how you can help make a difference. 

Koru Mindfulness Class 4

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

Open your mind. Manage your stress. Learn Mindfulness & Meditation.  This is class four of a four class session.

Addressing gender expression and various ways that the LGBTQIA community chooses to represent their identities.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health and Wellness Promotion

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus today. Stop on your way to or from dinner and see your canine friends.

IUP Brass and Tubaphonia Ensemble Concert

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Tubaphonium Ensemble, under the direction of Zach Collins, will perform works for tuba-euphonium ensemble by Gregory Fritze, Michael Forbes, and others.

Free admission.

Wednesday Workshop: MLA Style

Eicher 218

Writing Center

Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate. Description: This workshop introduces the MLA documentation style (8th edition), including how to quote and summarize from an original source.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

In the lecture, Dr. Wu will discuss how security can be achieved while data utility and system sustainability are required to be maintained, and how existing techniques be applied to ensure security in emerging applications such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and 3D applications.

Take Back The Night: Volunteer Training

Suites on Maple East Room G-60

Haven Project Events

Come and learn more about Take Back The Night and how you can help support survivors and victims of sexual violence at the March and the Speak Out. 

Additional training to be held on March 23, 26, and 31.  

You only need to attend one training to volunteer.

Attendance Vouchers are available upon request.

Learn how to set goals to help with your academic career.

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