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Farag Secures Largest Grant in University History to Enhance Cybersecurity Education 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $4.98 million from the Department of Defense for the first three years of a novel project to enhance Cybersecurity and STEM education in Pennsylvania (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

COVID-19 Omicron BA.4- and BA.5-Specific Booster Now Available, Free of Charge, at IUP Health Service

The most current COVID-19 bivalent Omicron BA.4 and BA.5-specific booster has been received at IUP Health Service and is available for free to students and employees. IUP Health Service is located in the Center for Health and Well-Being in the Suites on Maple East.

Institute for Cyber Security Hosts International Cybersecurity Experts

IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security hosted cybersecurity experts from 17 countries on September 23. The experts were invited to the US under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.

Are you ready for IUP Homecoming 2022?

It's time to come home! Homecoming will take place October 1, 2022 with festivities planned for the entire week.

Frank Cignetti: A Force beyond Football

Former head coach Frank Cignetti may be best known for his football success. But many knew him for something more. Hear from a former player, student coach, and Penn reporter how Cignetti’s impact extends far beyond the football field.

COVID-19 Update – Change in CDC Community Level Status for Allegheny, Armstrong, and Indiana Counties

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated the Community Level COVID-19 status for Allegheny, Armstrong and Indiana counties to low. Jefferson County continues to be classified as low.

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.