Central Calendar

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Business Seminar: The First Step

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Suite 108

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?

This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The cost is $15, but the fee is waived for veterans and the unemployed.

For more information, call 724-357-7915 or email iup-sbdc@iup.edu. To register, visit the IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Thank a Donor Day

Stapleton Library

Support IUP

Celebrate the generosity of those who invest in the IUP experience at the IUP Thank a Donor Day festivities.

Enjoy refreshments, grab some food, write out a postcard to thank someone who has given to IUP, and get a free t-shirt (while supplies last).

Koru Mindfulness Class 2

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

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


Increasing awareness about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, care, and treatment in the LGBTQIA community. 

Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate. Description. APA 7th edition was released in October 2019.  This workshop will introduce students to APA documentation style and the changes in the 7th edition, including how to quote and summarize from an original source.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

If you registered only for winter classes or registered for your winter and spring classes during the Drop/Add period this year, your tuition bill is due on February 20. Pay it by logging in to MyIUP to access your EasyPay account.

This is the final day to pay your tuition bill without any late fees. The bill will include anticipated financial aid amounts, even though the actual aid will not disburse until the Drop/Add period to change your class schedule ends on January 28, 2020. If your anticipated aid is greater than the money owed for winter and spring, no payment is required.

Be sure to pay your bill on time if you can. If you leave a balance on your account, you may not be able to schedule your classes for the next semester. Contact the Bursar’s Office at 724-357-2207 or send an email bursars-office@iup.edu if you have any questions about your bill.

If you registered for winter 2019–20 classes, your billing statement on IUP EasyPay will show the tuition due for that term under Previous terms. Both winter and spring tuition is due at this time.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health and Wellness Promotion

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus today. Stop and see your canine friends.

Victims and Survivors of violence are encouraged to come and design a t-shirt that will be anonymously displayed as part of the Haven Project's Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence and domestic violence, along with showing support for victims and survivors of those violent crimes. 

This workshop is only for victims and survivors of sexual violence or domestic violence.  It is anonymous (no names need to be given) and all materials will be provided.


Join University College and LEAD Peer Mentors for this event in your Residence Hall.

Test your mad TRIVIA skills.  Individuals and teams are welcome.  Snacks and prizes are available.  Hosted by Young Life and the Multicultural Center.

Friday, February 21, 2020

TrumpetFest: Student Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

Impact Awards, College of Education and Communications

Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom, Indiana, PA

College of Education and Communications

The College of Education and Communications Impact Award recognizes and honors alumni and friends who have demonstrated illustrious professional accomplishments, outstanding character, and a commitment to community service and philanthropy. Through their extraordinary achievements, they have established a lasting legacy of excellence.

The Impact Award serves to inspire our current students. It is a symbol of the respect and admiration held by the College of Education and Communications for these celebrated alumni and friends.

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 Garrett Sharp's talk "Water Management in the Limpopo River Basin."  Sharp, an IUP alumnus ('18), is currently a graduate student at Duquesne University.

This is part of our regular Geoscience Seminar Series.

IUP's Safe Zone Training

Wallwork G98

Women’s and Gender Studies

The Elephant in the Room: Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond

Workshop: Safe Zone Certificate Training

Participants need to complete the on-line orientation prior to the "in person’ orientation." by Monday, February 10th at 9 am

(www.iup.edu/safezone

Elephant in the Room: Safe Zone Certificate

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 22, 2020

Join us for a panel with a dynamically, intersectional group that will share their perspectives and strategies navigating systems that affect Latinx people in the workplace. African-American, Latinx, individuals of color, and allies are welcome to attend.

TrumpetFest: Studio Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

TrumpetFest: Faculty Trumpet Recital

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

TrumpetFest features performances by IUP trumpet students and music faculty.  Student recitals will be held on FEB 20 and 21.  On Saturday, February 22 the Trumpet Studio Recital will be held and 4:00 and Dr. Kevin Eisensmith's faculty trumpet recital will be be held at 8:00 pm.  All events will be held in Gorell Recital Hall and are free to the public.

Free Admission

Sunday, February 23, 2020

IUP Trumpet Day

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

Trumpet players of all ages (beginning with 7th graders) are invited to attend Trumpet Day, which will include a warm-up session, rehearsals, clinics, and a recital presented by guest artist Rex Richardson.

$15 Registration

Monday, February 24, 2020

Free TB Testing

Health Service, Suites on Maple East

Health Service

Readings will be done two days after the initial test at the same time and location.  If you do not get the test read within 48 to 72 hours, the testing will need repeated.

The IUP Health Service is located on the ground floor of SOME.The test is free to all IUP students who have paid a wellness fee. 

If receiving the test outside of the denoted times, there will be a $15 charge.

Green Dot Volunteer Training

Suites on Maple East, Room G-60

Haven Project Events

Learn how to be an active bystander and reduce the risk of someone becoming a victim of violence.  Become a volunteer with The Haven Project and staff information tables on campus. You can make a difference! 

What's Your Green Dot? 

Plagued with anxiety, depression, and suicide, young people today are growing up in a constantly changing world that’s becoming increasingly unadaptable. Quarter Life Crisis searches to discover the causes and dispel the myths of modern society’s hardships, including misguided parenting, endless comparisons of lives over social media, and established institutions no longer guaranteeing happiness and prosperity.

Emanuel is the untold story of the victims and survivors of the Charleston Church shooting that killed nine church members. Directed by Brian Ivie, this 2019 documentary features interviews with survivors and family members and examines the history of race relations in Charleston.

This event is free, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Discussion to follow the film. Free snacks provided.

Hosted by: Queer Colors, Pride Alliance, LGBTQIA+ Support, Lutheran Student Movement, Graduate Student Assembly, and the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement. 

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

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Film Screening: “O”

Humanities and Social Sciences building, Rm. 225

English Department

Continuing our celebration of Black History Month, the second screening of the Stage to Screen film series will be the modern adaptation of Othello, simply titled O (2000), starring Mekhai Phifer and Josh Hartnett.

Stage to Screen is a free, introductory cinema course designed to provide participants with an opportunity to learn about film adaptations of major theatrical works in a low-stakes environment. The spring 2020 semester series includes five films to be shown in in HSS 225 with selected readings and a preface by Literature and Criticism PhD student Caroline Speller accompanying each film. To gain a little more insight and discuss more, all are encouraged  to go to the series blog

Attendance vouchers available.

Antoine Douaihy, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Medicine Services Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic will explore the science behind the ways we treat addiction, including medication assisted therapies, and the caveats of medical marijuana.   

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, February 26, 2020

Koru Mindfulness Class 3

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Events

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

Spring Career Fair 2020

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Career and Professional Development Center

The Spring Career Fair is the largest employment event for IUP students and alumni held at IUP. Network with recruiters and get information about full-time and part-time jobs, as well as internships. Business casual dress is preferred, but not required.

IUP's Dr. Molina explains how geospatial analysis of the weathering hypothesis can reveal how various factors affect health outcomes for these ethnic groups.  Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

Are you in a healthy relationship?

Stop by the Haven Project’s table and learn about the different aspects of healthy relationships. Pick up information about what resources are offered here at IUP. 

An Overview of NAVSUP Business Systems

Room 331, Stright Hall

Cyber Security Institute

In this Cyber Security colloquium, Mr. Kevin Davis will be discussing NAVSUP Business Systems Center

Honoring all the Queens and Kings of the world while discussing the impact Drag culture has create within our society. 

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.

Join us as we welcome guest speaker Ravonne Maxon, of the Renfrew Center in Pittsburgh, for a presentation on body image and eating concerns. Come learn more about what body image is, why it’s important, what affects it, and how to improve it.

Audience: Graduate. Description: This workshop introduces graduate writers to how to avoid plagiarism in their writing, including information on cultural expectations, reading and citation strategies, managing large numbers of sources, and self-citation.

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