Central Calendar

Thursday, February 25, 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.

Watch BlacKkKlansman (2019) anytime between February 25 and 26 via Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal. If you are physically on campus or living in IUP housing, all you need to do is visit the Swank Motion Pictures’ Online Portal, also advertised on MCSLE’s social media pages.

If your device is not connected to the IUP network (IUP wireless or connected to an on-campus network jack), you will be redirected to the Keystone Library Network username/password page. Click on the IUP Crimson Hawk to be prompted to enter your IUP Web Single Sign-on login credentials. Once completed, the film will launch.

Pick up a free MCSLE Movie snack pack in Elkin Hall, available beginning Monday, February 22, through Friday, February 26, while supplies last.

Join MCSLE for a discussion from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, by signing up online.

Questions? Email kxkcc@iup.edu.

President Michael Driscoll invite IUP faculty and staff to attend an online town hall meeting. Topics to be covered include our diversity efforts, the latest update to our Comprehensive Planning Process (CPP) document, our workforce, enrollment, IUP NextGen, and the Imagine Unlimited campaign.

This is another opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. Panelists will include Debra Fitzsimons, vice president for Administration and Finance; Tim Moerland, provost; Tom Segar, vice president for Student Affairs; Patti McCarthy, vice president for Enrollment Management; Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, vice president for University Advancement; Elise Glenn, chief diversity and inclusion officer and Title IX coordinator; Hilliary Creely, interim dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research; and President Driscoll.

Technology limits participation to 500 faculty and staff members, but a recording and transcript will be made available for those who cannot attend.

If you plan to participate, please register in advance.

Exhibit: Ned Wert, A Retrospective

University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

This exhibition represents an outstanding 60+ year career as an artist, mentor, and educator. Paintings on display are from the artist’s personal collection and the University Museum’s permanent collection in addition to others generously on loan from private collections. The exhibit will also feature a video interview with the artist.

This exhibit is open Tuesday, January 26, through Saturday, March 20, in the University Museum, located on the first floor of Sutton Hall. The University Museum welcomes visitors during the following hours: 

2:00–5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday,

Special Saturday hours of 2:00–5:00 p.m. on March 6, 13, and 20.

This program will be an opportunity for African American students to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences on diversity, equality, equity, and fairness in our society today.  Social distancing protocols will be in effect and a mask is mandatory to attend this event.


How are predictive policing and surveillance technologies used by police? What are the implications for Black and Brown communities and people? Should we be concerned? You are invited to join the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative’s town hall discussion on policing in schools. Register here.

For further information, email Myesha Carter at tfny@iup.edu.

Panel Information

IUP music faculty member Jason Worzbyt will perform a recital, “Solo Basson Music of the Americas.”  

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this recital will have no audience.

It will be live-streamed on the IUP Department of Music’s YouTube Channel.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Exhibit: Ned Wert, A Retrospective

University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

This exhibition represents an outstanding 60+ year career as an artist, mentor, and educator. Paintings on display are from the artist’s personal collection and the University Museum’s permanent collection in addition to others generously on loan from private collections. The exhibit will also feature a video interview with the artist.

This exhibit is open Tuesday, January 26, through Saturday, March 20, in the University Museum, located on the first floor of Sutton Hall. The University Museum welcomes visitors during the following hours: 

2:00–5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday,

Special Saturday hours of 2:00–5:00 p.m. on March 6, 13, and 20.