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Extended COVID-19 Testing Hours, Thanksgiving Recess Reminders and Good Wishes—Driscoll's Update

President Michael Driscoll encourages students to take advantage of expanded COVID-19 testing hours and gives a reminder of continued face-to-face classes after the break. He also offers good wishes for a restful and enjoyable Thanksgiving recess.

Interim Director of Public Safety and University Police to Retire; Campbell to Serve as Interim Director

Anthony Clement, who has served as interim director of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Safety and University Police since February 2020, has announced his retirement, effective November 24. Douglas Campbell, lieutenant of criminal investigations in the department, has been selected to serve as interim director until a national search is completed.

Make Your Thanksgiving More Meaningful with History You Never Knew

“Decolonizing” Thanksgiving keeps the positive traditions while turning away from hurtful stereotypes of Native Americans. Thanksgiving dinner, family, gratitude, community, and generosity are emphasized while acknowledging Native American history and the contributions indigenous people have made in developing today’s foods.

Post-Thanksgiving Recess Class Format Reminder, Extended COVID-19 Testing Hours

Additional free student COVID-19 testing hours will be offered on November 15, 16 and 17 (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) at IUP Health Services, and free COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters and flu vaccines continue to be available through IUP Health Services for both students and employees.

New IUP Commercials Invite Prospects to “Get in the Grove”

IUP has three new commercials airing on TV and cable, as well as online, in various markets across Pennsylvania.

Student Giving: An IUP Tradition

From the Class of 1888’s “Rock of Ages” to raising funds for Grant Street Park a few years ago—student giving is an IUP tradition. A 1973 grad’s matching funds for the next Student Giving Challenge will keep that momentum going.

Self-Care Day, Campus Community Building, and Presidential Goals—Driscoll’s Update

President Michael Driscoll encourages participation in IUP Self-Care Day and the final campus-community-building event of the semester. He also continues the discussion about IUP’s strategic plan by announcing his presidential goals.

IUP One of Six Public Universities in Pennsylvania Selected for Forbes “America’s Top Colleges 2021”

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is one of only six public universities in Pennsylvania selected as one of “America’s Top Colleges 2021” by Forbes Magazine.

Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation Program Benefits Businesses, Workers, Students

For almost 40 years, a program administered by Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Safety Sciences has been helping to protect the lives and health of millions of Pennsylvania workers, saving Pennsylvania small businesses millions of dollars each year—while also benefiting its host university.

IUP Vice President Makes $25,000 Gift to Establish Scholarship for International Students Studying at IUP

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Vice President for University Advancement Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna has gifted IUP with $25,000 to establish the Osseiran-Hanna Endowed Scholarship for international students at IUP.

IUP's athletic training programs are preparing students to shine in the sports world

Athletic trainers don't get much publicity, but they're just as important as any other part of sports. They treat everything from blisters to broken bones, from concussions to contusions. At IUP, students learn the skills to land jobs in this growing field.

IUP Recognized by “Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education” College Ranking, Recognized for Engagement

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is ranked as one of the top universities in the nation in the “Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education” College 2022 Rankings (released in 2021).

Center for Rural Health and Safety Secures Third Year of Grant Funds to Improve Teen Driver Education

Two Selected for IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors

George Kelly, a 1982 business graduate, and Ryan Miller, a 2002 human resource management graduate, have been selected to serve on the IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors.

IUP Self-Care Day, November 5

Friday, November 5, 2021, has been designated as IUP Self-Care Day across the university.

Participate in Our Strategic Plan Implementation—Driscoll’s Update

President Driscoll provides an update on the strategic plan’s implementation and reinforces the need for everyone to participate. He also addresses a recent issue on campus and expresses his pride in our students and employees for their responses.

Event Brings Employees Together to Reconnect and Build Community

The Oak Grove has traditionally been a place where IUP comes together, so it is a natural choice for the first in a series of three community-building events planned for IUP faculty, staff, and administrators this fall during the Common Hour.

Funding Renewed for Childcare Program for Student-Parents

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

Honoring Faculty Members Promoted in Academic Rank

Honoring the promotion of several faculty members to full professor.

Be His Guest: A House for Healing

As the cocreator of an art installation and gathering place in Philadelphia, a doctoral student and Iraqi refugee is both sharing his home culture and exploring the notions of belonging and healing—all while applying what he’s learned at IUP.

IUP Office of International Education to Host International Education Week, Includes Naturalization Ceremony

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Office of International Education will present several events celebrating International Education Week at IUP October 18 through October 22, including a naturalization ceremony on October 22 hosted by IUP.

IUP Nursing Program Ranked as Top Program in the Commonwealth

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Bachelor of Science degree in nursing has been ranked as one of the “best prelicensure bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) programs in the state” by Nursing Schools Almanac.

IUP Researchers Help State Crime Commission

While it’s physically headquartered in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s McElhaney Hall, IUP’s Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center (ALS-RTC) has a reach that impacts the entire state.

Pittsburgh Series to Feature IUP

IUP will be featured Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. on the streamed series WPXI Pittsburgh Gets Real. Watch interviews with Michael Driscoll, president; Lara Luetkehans, interim provost; and faculty members Veronica Watson and Emily Wender on topics including college affordability, admission and retention efforts, and new diversity programs.

Applying the Humanities to Police Training

An IUP English professor helps police cadets explore the human side of policing using methods from the humanities. By introducing novels about Black detectives to police cadets in training, Veronica Watson opens up conversations about race, fairness, and policing practices.