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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.

Building Honors “Aunt Jane”

Window clings are now in place, and more signage will follow to identify IUP’s former Humanities and Social Sciences building by its new name, Jane E. Leonard Hall.

“Aunt Jane”: IUP’s George Washington

Considered Indiana Normal School’s guiding spirit, Jane Leonard inspired thousands of students and, perhaps, a U.S. president.

IUP Homecoming Returns—Driscoll’s Update

President Michael Driscoll welcomes alumni back for IUP Homecoming, previews this weekend’s events, and provides an update on challenges IUP Dining is currently facing.

Kopchick Hall: Progress through Pictures

A year after its groundbreaking, Kopchick Hall—IUP’s future home of science—is well on its way to opening in 2023. See photos of the building’s progress, including the placement of the final beam during a topping-off ceremony and a time-lapse video showing construction up to this point.

IUP Homecoming Returns!

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s annual Homecoming celebration, October 1 through October 3, is expected to draw thousands to Indiana for alumni reunions and events for the entire community, including the annual parade and football game.

Vice President for University Advancement Announces Reorganization

Following the successful conclusion of the Imagine Unlimited Comprehensive Campaign on December 31, 2020, Vice President for University Advancement Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna led an initiative to rethink the configuration of the Division offices and personnel responsibilities.

LGBTQIA Flag Symbolizes IUP’s Support

When LGBTQIA+ students said flying a rainbow flag can help more students feel included on campus, IUP responded. The new flag and pole, located just south of Elkin Hall’s Great Room, will be formally dedicated Tuesday, October 12, at noon. Learn how support for LGBTQIA+ students at IUP goes well beyond raising a flag.

Undergraduate Deadline to Apply Online for December 2021 or January 2022 Graduation

Undergraduate students: If you have not applied for December 2021 or January 2022 graduation, it is not too late. You must do this step in order for your name to appear in the Commencement booklet.

IUP Homecoming Crimson Court Selected by Students

Each year, students are chosen through a university-wide student vote to serve on the Crimson Court as representatives of their academic colleges. Traditionally, the court participates in the Homecoming parade, attends the Crimson Huddle alumni and friends event before the football game, and is honored on the field during halftime. They also are invited to participate in college-related activities by their respective deans.

Winter Registration Begins October

Registration for winter 2021-22 begins for all continuing graduate and undergraduate students on Monday, October 11, 2021, at 8:00 a.m.

The Black Experience at IUP: Improve It with Your Voice

Black students, faculty, and staff are invited to join a discussion with an IUP alumni committee that aims to improve the academic success and social experience of Black students at IUP. Kicking off Homecoming weekend, this Fireside Chat with the Black Experience Alumni Committee will be Thursday, September 30, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Elkin Hall Great Room.

IUP Continues National Recognition in U.S. News & World Report, Ranked Highly for Social Mobility

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

Math is Freedom: A Journey from Prison to PhD

If you dive deep into it, you'll discover that math is more than numbers and symbols. For IUP graduate Vincent Thompson, math is freedom. It's helped him grow, communicate, and even turn his life around.

IUP a Top 14 University in Pennsylvania in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected as one of the top 14 universities in Pennsylvania by Washington Monthly for its 2021 College Guide and Rankings, based on “what universities do for the country.” IUP is also the only public university in Pennsylvania selected for the publication’s “Best Bang for the Buck” (northeast) rankings.

Trustees Approve Naming Resolutions in Honor of Long-Time Music Faculty

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today approved naming spaces in IUP’s Cogswell Hall, home to the Department of Music, in honor of two long-time faculty members.

Council of Trustees Approve Naming of Dining Room in Allenwood in Recognition of Gift Honoring Isabella Wilkinson Green

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved the naming of the dining room in the Allenwood, a teaching restaurant in IUP’s Ackerman Hall, as the Isabella Wilkinson Green Dining Room in her honor and memory.