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  • Join Us for Virtual Tech Day
    IUP, in conjunction with Instructional Design Services, invites you to Virtual Tech Day on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. All sessions will be conducted synchronously via Zoom. Virtual Tech Day is for IUP employees only.
    Library Resumes Limited Operations
    The IUP Libraries have resumed several key operations as staff begin working varied schedules behind closed doors. Although library buildings won’t open for general use until Monday, August 24, staff are receiving books and interlibrary loan returns through the book drop at the front of Stapleton Library.
    Everything You Need to Know About Using the IUP Post Office
    In reaction to the dangers of COVID-19, the IUP Post Office has been working on a plan to keep our students as safe as possible. Here’s what you need to know.
    Jones White Writing Center Awarded CRLA Tutoring Certification
    After a rigorous 10-month review process, the Jones White Writing Center has been awarded a prestigious Collegiate Reading and Learning Association International Tutor Training Program Certification, recognizing that it meets high professional standards for hiring and training tutors, and in all aspects of writing center operations.
    Writing Center Hiring Business Writing Tutor
    The Jones White Writing Center is searching for a writing tutor who specializes in business writing. The position is for three hours of online tutoring per week for the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
    Spring 2020 Dean’s List
    Undergraduate students receive recognition on the Dean’s List for each semester (or summer session cumulatively) in which they earn at least a 3.25 GPA based on at least 12 credits of graded (not P/F) undergraduate coursework, or a combination of graded graduate and undergraduate coursework.
    Adams Presents Anti-racism in the Classroom Workshop at Pitt’s 2020 Diversity Conference
    On July 29, 2020, Abbie Adams (Anthropology) and co-presenter Candice Bolger (master’s student in higher education management, University of Pittsburgh) presented a workshop during Pitt’s virtual conference, “Advancing Social Justice: A Call to Action.”  
    Fall Planning Rebalance Announcement from President Driscoll
    President Driscoll announces a rebalance of IUP’s fall plan to reduce the number of students returning to campus for face-to-face instruction.
    September 12 Commencement Ceremony Changed to Virtual Format
    Because of continued concerns about transmission of COVID-19 and more restrictive guidelines for large indoor gatherings, commencement ceremonies for May and August graduates, planned to take place on campus September 12, will be offered in a virtual format.
    Virtual Discussion of “Dear White People,” August 11
    A Zoom discussion of Dear White People (episodes 2 and 3) and the short videos A Conversation With Latinos on Race, A Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race, and A Conversation With Native Americans on Race takes place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11.
    Let’s Help Each Other Stay Safe
    At IUP, we look out for each other. It’s something we have always done and we will always do. When classes begin August 24, we’re all going to lean on each other to keep ourselves safe, and wearing a mask is a great start.
    IUP, Point Park University Partnering on Human Resources Degree Program
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Point Park University are partnering to provide students an opportunity to receive a BS in Human Resources Management and an MA in Human Resources and Employee Relations in five years. 
    IUP Credited During National Science Foundation Symposium
    IUP has been recognized by the National Science Foundation for its participation in a program designed to bring a more diverse work force to ocean sciences. The Frontiers of Ocean Science Symposium features IUP’s ongoing work, which is led by geoscience professor Jon Lewis.
    Announcement from Vice President Fitzsimons Regarding Facilities Restructuring
    Starting in January, the Administration and Finance Division began an assessment of the Facilities department, with a number of key goals as the foundation for this review. Vice President Debra Fitzsimons outlines the changes and updates in a July 27 message to employees.
    Spring 2020 Graduates
    Here is an alphabetic list of students who graduated from IUP in May 2020.
    SGSR Transitions to iForms
    These School of Graduate Studies and Research PDF forms have been converted to iforms: Maximum Credit Load Increase, Request for Exception to Deadlines, and Undergraduate Application for Graduate Coursework.
    Jiang and Tham Awarded CCCC Emergent Researcher Grant
    Jialei Jiang, PhD (Composition and Applied Linguistics doctoral program) and her collaborator Jason Tham (assistant professor of technical communication and rhetoric at Texas Tech University) have received a $10,000 grant from the Conference on College Composition and Communication. 
    IUP Students Continue Research Despite Coronavirus Stay-at-Home Orders
    Academic rigor at IUP wasn’t put on hold as the pandemic and its impact set in around the world. As most students adapted to learning online in the spring semester, another set of students kicked into high gear to supplement their learning with a research experience, fully virtual.