Central Calendar

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Exhibit Ends: “Pushing Petals”

Kipp Gallery, First Floor Spowls Hall

The Lively Arts

In the exhibit “Pushing Petals,” the work of Jillian Dickson and Elaine Quave examines human cycles of birth and death and the connection between the human body and wild nature.

These artists fuse nature and the human body together to function and be understood as a singular unit and to help us recognize that we are dependent on the ecosystems around us for our sustenance and survival.

The exhibit runs through November 1

Theater: “The Awakening of Spring”

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

The Lively Arts

A new adaptation of Wedekind’s classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Organ Studio Spooktacular

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

Members of the IUP organ studio will play toccatas and other familiar eery tunes to celebrate the Halloween season; a bake sale will precede and follow the musical program.

Free admission.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Theater: “The Awakening of Spring”

Waller Hall Mainstage Theater

The Lively Arts

A new adaptation of Wedekind’s classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming of age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Monday, November 4, 2019

What do you think it takes to be a good leader? Join the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement as we discuss leadership and ways in which to develop your leadership skills.

Sometimes, being a leader means having to choose to do the unpopular or “unsafe” option, even when you know it’s the right one.

Dr. Henry Wong Doe, Faculty Piano Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

IUP piano professor Henry Wong Doe will give a solo piano recital. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Prokofiev, and selections from his New Zealand album "Landscape Preludes". 

Free Admission.

Open Mic Night

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Open Mic Night presented by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Three candidates have been selected to visit campus during the week of November 4 to interview for the position of vice president for Administration and Finance. The first candidate will be on campus today.

IUP personnel can review the candidate’s itinerary and resume by visiting the Administration and Finance website.

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.

Come See Justin Baldoni’s film Man Enough, which explores the heart of traditional masculinity in America. Stay for a discussion about how men can empower and support survivors and how we can positively change the culture at IUP.

This event is co-sponsored by the IUP Counseling Center, the Haven Project, Center for Multicultural Leadership and Engagement, Sigma Chi, and Omega Psi Phi, Inc.

There will be cookies and attendance vouchers for this event.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

It's On Us IUP Table

Library

Haven Project Events

Did you know that women ages 18-24 who are college students are three times more likely than women in general to experience sexual violence. - RAINN.org

Stop by our Table and learn more about the It's On Us National Campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders, teaches us about power-based violence, and sexual violence prevention. Learn what resources are available at IUP for victims of violence and how you can offer support to survivors.



Join us for our last Career Lunch & Learn session for the fall 2019 semester! The sessions run every 30 minutes between 11:00 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). For these sessions, occurring at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m., the CPDC welcomes one of our employer sponsors, UPMC WorkPartners. Part of UPMC’s global health enterprise, WorkPartners provides health and productivity solutions to high-performing companies throughout the United States. Formed in 1997, WorkPartners has continued to expand services in an effort to help our clients strategically manage the health and well-being of their employees.

Topic:  Diversity and the United States Military

Dr. Cory Shay, Director of the Military and Veterans Resource Center at IUP, along with IUP students will discuss diversity within the U.S. military.  Speakers will expand upon diversity in regard to social, gender, ethnicity, and religion in relation to the military and how proper utilization of diversity can effectively impact teamwork and leadership.  Minority groups within the military will be spotlighted. 


Upon completion of this workshop, the participants shall improve their leadership skills by being able to:

  • Assess assumptions and consider alternative perspectives and solution
  • Exhibit democratic principles as a leader or group member
  • Assess, critique, and then improve the quality of one’s work and one’s work environment

Presenter: Julene Pinto-Dyczewski, Training and Leadership Development Specialist - OHRLD

50 Minutes with President Driscoll

Blue Room, John Sutton Hall

President’s Office

President Michael Driscoll will discuss enrollment and budget realities and ways the campus community can work together to move forward. All members of the campus community are urged to attend. An open discussion session follows formal remarks, and all questions and comments are welcome.

Koru Mindfulness Class - Class 2

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

Koru Mindfulness Class - Class 2

Textbook costs are soaring, and more and more college students are unable to afford them. Open Educational Resources have the potential to substantially lower the cost of education, give faculty more control over their instructional materials, and promote student success. Want to learn more about these materials from IUP faculty who have implemented OER in their courses? This workshop will introduce participants to what OER materials are, how to locate high quality OER materials, and how and why your colleagues are using them.  Please bring your laptop to this interactive session and join us to learn ways to implement components of OER or to begin a total OER conversion!

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health Education and Advocacy

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus in Room G60 Suites on Maple East today.  Come visit with your canine friends.

Be sure to get your Pup Bucks when you attend this event. Earn Pup Bucks every time you attend a Health and Wellness Promotion event. 

Pup Bucks add up and you can select a gift for certain amounts: $150 Pup Bucks = Keurig, $125 Pup Bucks = Ear Buds/Speaker, $100 Pup Bucks = Thick Blanket, $75 Pup Bucks = Fleece Blanket, Lesser amounts of Pup Bucks = T-shirts, Pens, Cups, etc.

Pup Bucks must be cashed in before December 6, 2019.

This workshop offers graduate students strategies for successfully writing a thesis or dissertation, focusing in several areas: time management and handling feedback. The workshop offers research-supported strategies for time management, goal setting, and creating space for writing to help you successfully create time for writing. The workshop also covers how to manage feedback from your advisor and committee members and strategies for engaging in extensive revisions on your thesis or dissertation.  

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Cybersecurity Seminar

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Cyber Security Institute

Join us for the fourth annual Cybersecurity Seminar, conducted by S&T Bank, InfraGard Pittsburgh, and IUP. This year’s event will have presentations on technical, non-technical, and executive aspects of cybersecurity. New presentations have been added! Attendees can receive CPE units.

Cybersecurity experts will educate attendees on current and future trends in cyber security and what they can do to secure and defend critical information. This years’ event will have two keynote speakers, and sessions for general audiences, technical personnel, and executive decision makers. A CISO panel will conclude the program.

Registration now open.

Speaking and Sponsorship opportunities are still available! 

More information about the annual Cybersecurity Seminar

We hope to see you there!

Three candidates have been selected to visit campus during the week of November 4 to interview for the position of vice president for Administration and Finance. The second candidate will be on campus today.

IUP personnel can review the candidate’s itinerary and résumé.

You will complete an online survey then explore career options related to your results.  

Join United Against Islamophobia and MASS for a night of Board Games and Good Company! Meet representatives from social justice organizations across campus, like

  • College Democrats
  • Anthropology Club
  • Sociology Club
  • History Club
  • Queer Colors
  • Muslim Student Association
  • English Graduate Organization
  • Office of International Education
  • Political Leadership Society

Learn what their goals are and how you can join the discussion around inequality. 

Snacks Provided.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Men's Basketball vs. West Virginia Wesleyan

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Hawk’s Nest

For the IRMC/Hilton Garden Inn Classic start time, visit https://iupathletics.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball

Geoscience Seminar: Jonathan Warnock

Weyandt Hall Room 006

Geoscience Department

This is part of our regular Geoscience Seminar Series

Three candidates have been selected to visit campus during the week of November 4 to interview for the position of vice president for Administration and Finance. The third candidate will be on campus today.

IUP personnel can review the candidate’s itinerary and résumé.

It's On Us IUP Table - Men's Basketball Tournament

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Center

Haven Project Events

Cheer on the IUP Hawks and stop by the Haven Project's Table to learn more about the It's On Us National Campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders, teaches us about power-based violence, and sexual violence prevention. Visit the table to get some free Haven items. 

The Haven Project is partnering with Green Dot and Fraternity and Sorority Life for the event. 

Did you know that male college-aged students (18-24) are 78% more likely than non-students of the same age to be a victim of rape or sexual assault.                                                                                                     -RAINN.org                                                                                                                   

Learn what resources are available at IUP for victims of violence and how you can offer support to survivors.


                                                                                                                                

Women's Volleyball vs. Mercyhurst

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Hawk’s Nest

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