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IUP Students to Be Part of Initiative to Help Struggling Students in Cambria County

IUP’s Department of Counseling has been invited to join the Cambria County Drug and Alcohol Program and REACH (Reaching Educational Achievements with Clinical Mental Health), a school-based mental health agency, to provide interns for supervised counseling and support for students in Cambria County schools.

IUP Family Weekend Offering Variety of Events to Welcome Families

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Indiana community will welcome hundreds of families for the 2022 Family Weekend celebration on September 23 and 24. The weekend’s programming is designed to appeal to all ages.

IUP Hosting Internationally Known Composer, Conductor for Residency Sept. 26–29

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host two internationally known music artists for a four-day residency September 26–29. Composer Cindy McTee and conductor Leonard Slatkin will offer lectures, masterclasses, and leading rehearsals during the residency as Edward R. Sims Distinguished Artists.

Learning Commons Brings Student Resources Together under One Roof—Inside IUP

President Michael Driscoll tours the new Learning Commons in the IUP Libraries during its open house.

IUP, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Sign Dual Admissions Agreement

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Michael Driscoll and Pennsylvania Highlands Community College President Steve Nunez signed a dual admissions program agreement on September 16, 2022, designed to streamline the process for students who earn an associate degree at Penn Highlands to complete a bachelor’s degree program at IUP.

Indoor Masking Now Highly Recommended on IUP Indiana and Northpointe Campuses

We highly recommend that you follow CDC guidelines and wear a mask when you’re indoors at any of our buildings at the Indiana or Northpointe campuses, since Armstrong and Indiana counties have been elevated from a medium to a high COVID-19 community level. Free masks are available at all buildings and facilities.

IUP Online Master’s Program in Food and Nutrition Ranked in Top Five Programs in the Nation for Salary of Graduates

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s online master’s degree in food and nutrition is ranked fifth in the nation by OnlineU for the high level of salaries earned by its graduates.

Additional Funding Released for IUP Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program

Academic success for students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who are parents of young children may become a little easier, thanks to additional funding for IUP’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program.

IUP Continues National Recognition in U.S. News & World Report

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is ranked, for the twenty-ninth consecutive year, as one of the “Best National Universities” in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

IUP Mourns Passing of Hall of Fame Coach Frank Cignetti Sr.

Frank Cignetti Sr., who won 182 games as IUP football coach and served for more than a decade as the university's director of athletics, died Saturday morning in the Pittsburgh area after an extended illness. He was 84.

Second IUP Student Selected for Full-Tuition Scholarship by Statler Foundation

Josephine Vance, a senior hotel, restaurant, tourism, and event planning major from Natrona Heights at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded the prestigious Statler Foundation’s Scholarship of Excellence.

IUP to Offer Annual Memorial Program to Mark September 11 Attacks

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Sept. 12 starting at 11:40 a.m. in front of the 9/11 memorial in the IUP Oak Grove.

IUP Approved for $1 Million Project as Part of Build Back Better Regional Challenge Grant

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been approved for a $1-million project as part of the Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative $62.7-million federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant awarded by the US Economic Development Administration.

IUP Selected for Princeton Review “Best Colleges” Guidebook, Ranked as a “Best Health Service”

Praised for “delivering on its promises” of affordability and quality programs, Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected for the Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guidebook for the twenty-second consecutive year.

IUP Celebrating Constitution Day With Public Reading, Program on Framers of the Constitution

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate Constitution Day on September 12, with two events free and open to the community: the traditional public reading of the Constitution by members of the IUP community, and the Six O’Clock Series event, “What Would Our Founding Fathers Say?” with Ben Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Charles Pinckney, and James Madison.

Honoring Faculty Members Promoted in Academic Rank

The Office of the Provost has announced the promotion of several faculty members to full professor effect the fall 2022 semester.

Free COVID-19 Home Testing Kits Available at IUP Health Service, IUP Day, IUP Punxsutawney

Students and employees can pick up, at no cost, COVID-19 home testing kits at the IUP Health Service, located in the Center for Heath and Well-Being in the Suites on Maple East, during regular business hours. Free testing is available to all IUP students, regardless of whether you feel sick.

IUP Police Academy Hosting Week-Long Training Event at Robertshaw Building

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Police Academy will host an Active Attack Integrated Response train the trainer course at the IUP Police Academy in Robertshaw September 12 through 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dean's List for Summer 2022

The list of Dean’s List recipients for the summer 2022 semester.

IUP Confluence Park Project Moving Forward

The Allegheny Arboretum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IUP have hired a firm to complete an environmental study as the next step in advancing the IUP Confluence Discovery Park.

IUP Receives Funding from USDA to Develop Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received more than $460,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a specialized Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate program at IUP.

Men’s Rugby Club: National Champions and No. 1 in the Rankings

The rankings are out, and IUP Men's Rugby Club is at the top of the list.

Semester Preview: Fall 2022

Learn about some key events this fall—from the IUP Day student involvement fair to Homecoming to Winter Commencement.

IUP Nursing Doctoral Student Selected for National Scholarship

Laurie Connors, a student in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s PhD doctoral program in nursing, has been selected for a 2022 National League for Nursing Education Scholarship.

Starting a New Academic Year – Driscoll's Update

President Michael Driscoll welcomes members of the IUP community, including new students, to a new academic year and lets students know where they can find help and information.