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Theater-by-the-Grove Presents Comedy Mystery “The 39 Steps, Abridged”

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Theater-by-the-Grove will present “The 39 Steps, Abridged,” a comedy-mystery based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie and adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow.  This abridged one-hour production will be presented at Waller Hall’s Mainstage February 28–March 2 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on March 3 at 2:00 p.m.

IUP Testing New Wingtra Hybrid Drone

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the only university in Pennsylvania recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration as an FAA Collegiate Training Institution, is taking drone research and study to a higher level—literally.

IUP Indiana County Highway Safety Project Working with Community Agencies to Promote Highway Safety Law Awareness Week

The Indiana County Highway Safety Project, part of Indiana University Pennsylvania’s Institute for Rural Health and Safety, is working with PennDOT for an awareness campaign about safe driving and traffic safety laws during the Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, observed February 18 through 24.

IUP Sees Increase in Retention, Overall Enrollment for Spring Semester 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has achieved a 6.5 percent overall increase in enrollment in spring 2024 compared to the spring 2023 semester. The university also has achieved a 90.1 percent retention rate of new, first-time, full-time bachelor’s degree-seeking students for the spring 2024 semester, the highest fall-to-spring retention rate for a cohort since 2010.

PASSHE Universities Extend New Student Commitment Deadline

Universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) are giving potential new students more time to review financial aid offers and to make their decision to enroll. The extension will help mitigate delays that are being experienced nationwide due to the U.S. Department of Education’s new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, known as FAFSA. 

IUP Studio Art Faculty Selected for Moonshot Grant

Two Indiana University of Pennsylvania studio art faculty members are using a $70,000 Moonshot Grant to launch new worlds of opportunity for youth in Pittsburgh’s Brownsville area.

U.S. News & World Report Selects Three IUP Programs for Best Online Programs Recognition

Three Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate programs have been selected by U.S. News & World Report for its 2024 Best Online Programs ranking. IUP’s online master’s in criminal justice program, online master’s in education, and online master’s in nursing program were all selected for the listing.

International Delegation Visits Institute for Cyber Security

On February 5, 2024, IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security hosted seven delegates from Iraq as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program through the US Department of State.

IUP Cejka Planetarium to Host First Shows

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Cejka Planetarium, in the university’s newly opened John J. and Char Kopchick Hall, will host three shows during the spring semester, all free and open to the community.

IUP, Indiana Regional Medical Center Complete Affiliation Agreement for Medical Laboratory Science Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) have finalized an affiliation agreement that provides IUP students with the opportunity to complete their clinical experience at IRMC for the IUP Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology.

Follow-up on Incident in Jane Leonard Hall

Message sent to students in follow up to the incidents in Jane Leonard Hall.

Funding for Academy of Culinary Arts Facility, Health Sciences Cluster Feasibility Study Approved by PASSHE Board of Governors

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will receive $17.6 million in funding for two projects—the Academy of Culinary Arts long-range facilities plan and the health sciences cluster and proposed college of osteopathic medicine—as part of the 2023–24 State System of Higher Education capital allocations budget.

Farag Invited Participant for White House National Cyber Workforce Education Roadshow

Waleed Farag, professor of computer science and director of IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security, was an invited participant for a roundtable discussion with Jake Braun, acting principal deputy national cyber director in the Office of the National Cyber Director, on cybersecurity and workforce development.

Sen. Pittman Announces $2 Million Budget Designation for IUP Proposed College of Osteopathic

Senator Joe Pittman announced that as part of the 2023-2024 state budget which was just completed in December, $2 million was set aside for IUP’s new college of osteopathic medicine.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Revisions to Indiana Campus Long-Range Facilities Master Plan

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees accepted and approved the proposed revisions to IUP’s Indiana Campus Long-Range Facilities Master Plan goals and themes. This plan links the University’s Strategic Plan to the long-range physical development of the IUP campus over the next 20 years.

IUP Trustees Recognize Retired College of Fine Arts Dean With Naming Resolution

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today approved the naming of a space in the IUP Performing Arts Center in honor of dean emeritus Michael Hood.