Friday, February 15, 2019

Trip to Washington, D.C.

Tickets for STATIC's trip to Washington, D.C., for the National Cherry Blossom Festival (on Saturday, April 13), will go on sale on Friday, February 15, at 10:00 a.m., and are only available in person at the KCAC Box Office to active, Icard-holding students. For more information, check out the STATIC website.

All of the IUP community is invited to participate in this professional development opportunity.  Topics include: student retention and success at IUP, leveraging the Student Success Collaborative (SSC) technology, University-Wide Retention and Persistence Committee updates, and remarks from keynote speaker, Dr. Sarah Vandermark.

Faculty and staff members and students are invited to hear from President Driscoll, who will discuss student success, the strategic plan, and more. This is a chance to hear updates and ask questions. 

Joe Bandy, Vanderbilt University, will be giving the Keynote for the Elephant in the Room Series: “Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.” 

All members of the IUP and Indiana communities are encouraged to join us for “The Elephant in the Room: Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond.” This year-long series of workshops is designed to be a part of the IUP community’s ongoing commitment to conversations and positive action about diversity and inclusion.

Completion of four events over the course of the year will earn the participant a Certificate of Training in Diversity and Inclusion.

Co-sponsors include:

  • Liberal Studies
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • President’s Commission on the Status of Women
  • President’s Commission on GLBT
  • Office of International Education
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Office of Social Equity
  • Department of History
  • Department of Theater and Dance
  • PhD in Composition and Applied Linguistics
  • Department of English, the Department of Sociology
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Psychology
  • IUP Free Speech Project

Have the winter blues? Gather some friends and come to the Ohio Room for some Bingo fun. Great prizes!