Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services will hold its seventh annual Confections for a Cause Bake Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The purpose of the event is to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and to raise funds to support the research efforts of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation. The event will take place on the second floor of Davis Hall from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Please mark your calendars, and plan to come buy some treats. Fill a to-go container for a suggested donation of $5 (small size) or $8 (large size). If you want to help us by providing baked goods for the event, contact Vickie at 357-2450. The IUP community helped us raise over $1,500 last year with this fundraiser. Please help us to do even better than that in 2017! 

Journey to LEAN

Conemaugh Room, HUB

Human Resources Office

Journey to LEAN: Lifelong Exercise and Nutrition, is open to all IUP employees.

In partnership with IRMC , LEAN will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, and will be held one time per week from  12:00 to 1:00 p.m in the Conemaugh Room at the HUB .  

Join IRMC for this 12-week, weight management course that includes:

  • Pre- and post-biometric screenings (weight, waist measurement, body fat, blood pressure, and BMI)
  • Sixty-minute sessions that include nutrition, behavior change, and take-home workouts 
  • Personalized eating plan
  • Grocery store tour
  • Led by professional experts

Register online using invitation code: IUPwellness2017

Meditation Sitting

Room 402 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Center

The Mindfulness Living Learning Community offers meditation sittings to any student, faculty, or staff as an opportunity to learn the practice and sit with others to meditate. It often goes better in a group! The facilitator will offer a guided meditation to help you along. No prior experience is necessary.

Please join us in the HUB Allegheny Room from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for enhancing your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being through a unique combination of yogic exercises/

Presentation: Laurie S. Miller, “Cuba: Where the Past Meets the Present”

Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Room B-11

Pan-African Studies

A 1950s-era American car in Cuba

IUP professor of journalism Dr. Miller will share photos and impressions from her trip to Cuba, noting history’s heavy influence on daily life there.

Free and open to the public. Attendance vouchers will be provided.

Co-sponsored by the Pan-African Studies Program, the Latin American Studies Program, and the Department of Journalism and Public Relations.

Questions? E-mail mmryan@iup.edu.

WGS Club Meeting

Stabley Library

Women’s and Gender Studies

Join the WGS Club and learn about women and gender issues on campus and around the world.

Time: 6:30
Location: Stabley Library, basement near the elevator

All Welcome!!!

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 e-mail iup-sbdc@iup.edu. To register, visit the IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.