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Drug Free Communities Coalition tackles discussion of addiction stigma

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber presents information for a town hall meeting on local addiction stigma.

Posted on 10/12/2018 10:06:39 AM

Awards: South Side High School

IUP graduate Matthew R. McBurney is the 2018 recipient of the Pennsylvania Council of Mathematics New Teacher Award.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:53:22 AM

IUP schedules archaeology open

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department Anthropology Department will hold its annual Archaeology Open House.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:48:57 AM

Series presents evening of flamenco music, dance

IUP's Lively Arts presents "Flamenco Pasin" as part of its Ovations! Series. The event is also part of International Education Week.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:46:38 AM

Noon recital is a one-man band

An IUP graduate continues to perform in his own band, Satrycon.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:42:58 AM

AICPA names 2018 Effective Learning Strategies Awards winners

A collaboration between Drs. Lynnan Mocek and Veronica Paz won an award an at accounting association's Effective Learning Strategies event poster session.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:40:44 AM

Dixon, Stott take new leadership roles at CNB Bank

An IUP accounting graduate is named to a leadership role at a regional bank.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:37:38 AM

IUP schedules archaeology open house

IUP's Department of Anthropology celebrates National Archaeology Month with an Archaeology Open House.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:34:26 AM

Scholarship established in memory of longtime IUP employee

A retired IUP administrator is honored with an endowed scholarship for journalism and public relations.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:05:46 AM

11 Sci-tech building boom aims to make today's babies future state system students

IUP's plans for its new science building is highlighted.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:49:14 PM

Shaler illustrator achieves childhood dream

IUP graduate Jim Rugg has achieved his dream of "owning" his own comic book character.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:35:08 PM

IUP museum to host annual gala

IUP's University Museum will host its annual gala in October.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:31:41 PM

Jamie Empfield, chief photographer

IUP graduate and Indiana Gazette photojournalist Jamie Empfield is profiled.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:41:55 PM

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s 90th anniversary season begins Oct. 20

The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra will include IUP groups for its Dec. 8 concert.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:39:27 PM

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions

An IUP graduate is promoted by her company.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:34:55 PM

Nora Wells, digital media manager

An IUP marketing graduate is named to the position of digital manager at the Indiana Gazette.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:32:08 PM

IUP Theater opening 40th anniversary season

IUP's opening theater production, Fabric of the Nation, is highlighted.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:29:32 PM

Holocaust programs to be presented at IUP

Programs about policing in the Nazi era will be presented at IUP.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:27:36 PM

Holocaust programs to be presented

IUP will host several programs about the Holocaust in relation to understanding policing in the Nazi era.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:25:32 PM

Finding Interesting Investments in the Industrial Segment

An adjunct faculty member in Eberly's College of Business and Information Technology is interviewed for an article on investing.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:23:43 PM

IUP Parade floats to take a look at the four seasons

Events for IUP's Homecoming celebration are highlighted.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:21:09 PM

Parade floats to take a look at four seasons

IUP's Homecoming celebration events are detailed.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:18:29 PM

Parade floats to take a look at the four seasons

IUP's Homecoming celebration is featured.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:16:33 PM

Conspiracy Theorists Are Embracing A Microwave Theory About US Diplomats Injured In Cuba

IUP Professor of Psychology Dr. David LaPorte offers comment about paranoia and conspiracy theorists.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:31:45 AM

Perry native memorialized with marker on Md. highway

An IUP alumni is honored for his work as a first responder.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:29:08 AM

Campus Briefs

A local student who participated in the Research Experiences for Summer Scholars program is highlighted.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:26:31 AM

York law firm Laucks & Monroe was an incubator for future judges

An IUP graduate is tapped to be a judge.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:21:47 AM

IUP enrollment continues decline

IUP's fall enrollment numbers are discussed.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:12:58 AM

Homecoming preparations underway

IUP's homecoming preparations are highlighted.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:10:23 AM

Urban Outfitters plans $30M fulfillment center in central Pa.

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger offers comments about the impact of a major international business locating in Indiana.

Posted on 10/2/2018 12:21:51 PM

IUP names new FDI leaders

IUP names new leadership for Frederick Douglass Institute.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:12:16 PM

Lock Haven Gets Its First Permanent Female Police Chief

A graduate of the Police Academy is the first female chief of the Lock Haven police force.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:09:19 PM

IUP professors receive research grant(1)

IUP professors Drs. Jennifer and Anthony Perillo (psychology) received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study bias in forensic psychology.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:05:27 PM

Local IUP student part of Research Summer Scholars program

A local student is recognized for his participation in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:02:36 PM

Local Student Cooking Recipe for Success at Biltmore Estate

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is working at the Bilmore Estate.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:58:53 PM

Focus On

IUP graduate Sean McLanahan is interviewed about his success in business.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:54:36 PM

IUP professors receive research grant

The National Science Foundation grant received by two psychology professors is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:52:10 PM

It's Happening Here ...

IUP's faculty exhibition is a highlight on the community calendar.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:47:43 PM

Deal inked with URBN: Development at Windy Ridge to employ 225

IUP is cited as a major factor for an international firm to site its fulfillment center in Indiana.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:45:46 PM

IUP holds summer research program

Three local students were part of the 2018 Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program at IUP.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:41:02 PM

Quota honors speech and hearing scholarship recipients

Two IUP speech-language-pathology students were selected for Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc.'s scholarships.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:38:37 PM

New Hope-Solebury School Board taps Charles Lentz for superintendent

An IUP graduate is named superintendent of the New Hope-Solebury School District.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:36:36 PM

Nibbles: V & V Scratch Kitchen

An Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is the pastry chef for a V&V Scratch Kitchen.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:34:16 PM

RIPPLE EFFECT: Expert says Urban Outfitters' arrival will boost economy; development chief shuns glory

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger offers comments about what a business like Urban Outfitters could mean for the community.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:25:04 PM

After almost two centuries, rural Kiski Township hires its first manager

Kiski Township's first manager, Donna Piper, is an IUP bachelor's and master's degree graduate.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:22:18 PM

Supervisors approve pension costs

White Township Supervisors discuss IUP's Confluence Park project.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:18:09 PM

Have young men’s attitudes toward sexual violence changed since Kavanaugh’s youth?

An IUP junior offers comments about attitudes toward sexual violence.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:16:10 PM

Guest speakers to address MSSU, PSU audiences

An IUP graduate is offering  a lecture on “The Anglo-American Special Relationship: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy.”

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:13:17 PM

Career and College Readiness Expo set for Oct. 11

IUP is part of a community career fair.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:10:56 PM

FELT & FELLOWSHIP: ArtsPath class offers creative outlet at Reynoldsville Foundry

A local arts program is partnering with IUP's ArtsPath on a program for local artists.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:08:13 PM

Student and professors partner for children’s book

An IUP doctoral student is co-author of a children's book about diversity.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:06:15 PM

IUP to hold cyber security seminar

IUP's Office of Extended Studies is partnering with InfraGard Pittsburgh and S&T Bank for a cybersecurity seminar.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:03:29 PM

25 years, 25 green buildings. See them all here.

IUP's Residential Revival was honored by the Pittsburgh Green Building Alliance at the 25th anniversary event.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:01:13 PM

Hogan fills three vacancies in Anne Arundel judiciary including first African American female judge

IUP graduate Elizabeth Sheree Morris was named to the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, the first female African-American to serve in this role.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:58:19 PM

Anne Arundel County's first female African-American Circuit Court judge appointed as three vacancies filled

An IUP graduate is the first African-American female judge to sit on the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:54:50 PM

WIU Faculty Member, Alumnus Collaborate on Children's Book

IUP doctoral student Jeremy McCool published a children's book to combat discrimination.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:52:09 PM

IUP Family Weekend

IUP's Family Weekend events are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:49:47 PM

IUP Hall of Fame to induct Flora

A New Castle native is named to the IUP Hall of Fame.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:48:09 PM

Dabney Named Chair of Georgia State University’s Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

IUP graduate Dr. Dean Dabney is named chair of Georgia State's criminal justice and criminology department.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:46:24 PM

Noted Author To Deliver Lecture At PSU

An IUP graduate is an invited speaker for a lecture on the Anglo-American relations to fiction and fantasy.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:42:56 PM

Dr. Thomas Slater to speak on June Mathis

IUP English professor Dr. Thomas Slater is an invited speaker on the topic of June Mathias.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:40:06 PM

GAI Consultants Appoints Bob Hurley Business Development Lead

An IUP graduate and inaugural member of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is named to a new position in a national engineering firm.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:38:15 PM

Woolwich Selectman Challenges Two-Term State Rep

An IUP graduate is running for political office in Maine.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:34:40 PM

IUP to help with teacher shortage(1)

IUP Dean of the College of Education and Communications discussed a recent grant to help with teacher retention with the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:32:28 PM

Borough to unveil mural during Etna Art Tour

A local community partnered with IUP's ArtsPath to develop a student-created mural for the town.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:30:16 PM

Business newsmakers

An IUP graduate is named to the lending team of Mifflinburg Bank and Trust.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:27:53 PM

KCAC posts solid fiscal year

IUP's KCAC posted a solid financial year, Council of Trustees members were told at the September meeting.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:24:28 PM

Luckey honored for her service to IUP

Council of Trustees resolutions honoring retiring Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Rhonda Luckey are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:22:26 PM

Professor explains why Marsh Run floods

IUP professor of geoscience Dr. Katie Farnsworth presented a program on stormwater drainage and flooding.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:19:55 PM

IUP approves construction of $90 million academic building

Information on IUP's new science building is presented to the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:17:46 PM

Florence forces some Pittsburgh-area natives to come home

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate weathered Hurricane Florence.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:15:34 PM

Claira Heizenrater to showcase memento mori at The Station Gallery

IUP art graduate Claira Heizenrater is staging a show in Lock Haven.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:13:05 PM

WC Welcomes New Full-time Faculty Members

An IUP business graduate will serve as entrepreneur in residence at Westminster College.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:10:39 PM

New Castle native to lead Kansas City tourist agency

An IUP graduate is named to lead the Kansas City Tourism Agency.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:08:08 PM

IUP to hold Constitution Day on Monday

IUP's annual Constitution Day event is spotlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:05:49 PM

Slater to speak on June Mathis

IUP professor of English Dr. Thomas Slater was an invited presenter for a program on June Mathis.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:04:01 PM

'Organized stalking' ads on Vancouver transit a mental health concern, experts say

IUP psychology professor Dr. David LaPorte offers commentary on paranoia.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:01:23 PM

Silky's Crow's Nest closing to make way for new Sharpsburg spot

A restaurant owned by an IUP graduate is profiled.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:57:45 PM

Local students complete studies at IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

Local students are recognized for completing academic requirements for graduation from the Culinary Academy.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:54:46 PM

Software Engineering Institute Announces New CFO

An IUP accounting graduate is named CFO for the Software Engineering Institute.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:52:25 PM

How use of force is taught in Pennsylvania’s police training academies

The director of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy, Dennis Marsili, discusses training of cadets related to lethal force.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:48:12 PM

Zuckerman Museum hosts “Occupations” exhibit

The work of IUP graduate Don Robinson is part of an exhibition at Kennesaw State University.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:29:56 PM

Readers React: Giving meaning to 9/11 on its anniversary

The Sugra family offer thanks to those who support the scholarship at IUP in his honor.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:27:16 PM

Distinguished Forest Hills alumni to be honored

An IUP alumna will be honored by her high school.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:27:23 PM

IUP announces dean’s list

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:23:22 PM

IUP, Mount Aloysius to mark 9/11 attacks

IUP's 9-11 ceremony is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:21:46 PM

Pitt News ceasing Friday print editions

IUP's The Penn is part of a trend to on-line newspapers on college campuses.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:11:16 PM

Dean’s List: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:09:07 PM

Clarks Summit residents Daniel Mahoney and Rose Sebastianelli awarded fellowships

An IUP alumna is selected for a prestigious scholarship.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:07:03 PM

IUP students named to spring 2018 dean's list(1)

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:04:37 PM

Quick Takes

An IUP graduate is named executive director of marketing, alumni and public relations at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:02:19 PM


A master's degree graduate is named CEO at Heart of America Medical Center.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:59:26 AM

Hood pens book on children's horror literature

Dr. Katherine Hood's book is profiled.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:56:38 AM

IUP to hold Community Involvement Fair(1)

IUP will host its annual community involvement fair.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:19:31 AM

Greensburg woman teaches 'bug camp' to Chinese children

An IUP graduate is teaching Chinese children about insects.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:17:14 AM

Area student named to IUP culinary arts academy dean list

A local student is recognized for achieving culinary dean's list honors.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:15:19 AM

Pipeline training course in Armstrong County opens door to new careers

IUP's Northpointe campus hosts gas and pipeline training programs.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:13:12 AM

A BAND FAMILY: Punxsutawney students find confidence, camaraderie through music

An IUP graduate is continuing his commitment to marching band as the director of a high school program in Jefferson County.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:10:53 AM

Mom passes out notebooks to West Middlesex students in daughter's honor

An IUP graduate's memory is kept alive through her parent's school supplies drive.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:06:36 AM

In Marla's memory: The Pivarnik family is back in West Middlesex to hand out even more supplies

An IUP graduate is remembered through a school supplies distribution project.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:04:26 AM

Reminding of DUI dangers

IUP's Institute for Rural Health and Safety was part of a program about impaired driving in Clarion County.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:01:56 AM

Pittsburgh Promise adds new college partners

IUP's role as a Pittsburgh Promise school is noted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:59:21 AM

Pottstown High Welcomes Assistant Principal

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as an assistant principal at the Pottstown school district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:57:02 AM

New SAU 21 superindent hits the ground running

An IUP graduate is selected to lead a school district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:55:13 AM

Butler YMCA Offers New Group Youth Mentoring Program

An IUP graduate is leading a program for youth in the Butler area.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:51:13 AM

New Woodland Hills principal seeks to establish trust

An IUP graduate is tapped to serve as a principal in a Pittsburgh area district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:49:25 AM

Gradutes, Aug. 26, 2018

Area graduates are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:46:23 AM

Community Band hosts renowned artist

IUP music faculty member Dr. Zach Collins is a guest artist for a community event.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:44:04 AM

IUP names interim dean of libraries

IUP's interim dean of IUP Libraries is introduced.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:42:10 AM

Mark Nordenberg recalls late vice chancellor’s Pitt Pride

A late alumni who went on to a leadership position at the University of Pittsburgh is remember.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:39:50 AM

Summer months busy for chamber

IUP's MARTI-CBH program, Operation Hope Shot, is discussed at the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting by President Driscoll.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:37:33 AM

Oil And Gas Drilling Could Endanger U.S. Archaeological Sites

IUP archeology professor Dr. Ben Ford offers comments about how to preserve important sites in the face of oil and gas drilling.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:34:32 AM

WaterFire Sharon honors 'everyday heroes'

An IUP music professor is part of a community celebration.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:31:16 AM

IUP to offer annual charity bake sale Confections for a Cause

IUP's Communications Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services Department's fundraising event is profiled.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:42:36 PM

Former journalist achieves his career goal of helping others

An IUP journalism graduate is making a career of helping others.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:40:24 PM

Local drug effort earns accolades

A program to confront opioid addiction includes experts in IUP's Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute Community and Behavioral Health.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:38:09 PM

IUP free speech program to start

IUP's Year of Free Speech project is discussed.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:35:32 PM

North Stafford educator named region's teacher of the year

An IUP graduate is named teacher of the year in his region.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:32:35 PM

DEP Teaching Green: Environmental Ed Grant Success Stories

Dr. Holly Travis (biology) is recognized for her Western PA Watershed Collaboration Project.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:30:07 PM

Dean's List for Sept. 8

Local students who are dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:27:53 PM

Spess receives promotion to colonel

An IUP graduate is promoted to the rank of colonel.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:25:59 PM

Foundation gives 3 Punxsutawney buildings to IUP

The Foundation for IUP gifted 3 downtown Punxsutawney buildings to IUP.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:24:26 PM

'Livin' on a Prayer': DAHS marching band show features music of Bon Jovi

An IUP graduate is the marching band director at DuBois Area High School.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:19:41 PM

Attains Dean's Lilst

Local students on the dean's list are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:16:47 PM

District lists new teachers, staff members

An IUP graduate is named to a teaching position in the Cranberry School District.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:14:22 PM

IUP athletic director Roach accepts job at Texas school

Steve Roach is leaving IUP to take a position at Texas A&M Kingsville.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:12:10 PM

IUP art faculty opens University Museum season

The work of IUP art faculty is showcased in the University Museum's first show of the season.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:07:50 PM

Foundation for IUP gifts three buildings in downtown Punxsy to IUP

The Foundation for IUP gifted three buildings to IUP in downtown Punxsutawney.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:05:17 PM

IUP students named to spring 2018 dean's list

Area students on the dean's list are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:03:24 PM

Two students named to dean's list

Area students who achieved culinary dean's list status are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:01:23 PM

IUP to hold Community Involvement Fair

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host 22 nonprofit community agencies for the annual Community Involvement Fair.

Posted on 9/28/2018 12:54:55 PM

Natural gas and pipeline utility programs graduates another class

IUP's Northpointe campus hosts a natural gas and pipeline field skills class.

Posted on 9/28/2018 12:51:32 PM

IUP to help with teacher shortage

IUP's recent grant to help with teacher retention is featured.

Posted on 9/21/2018 4:29:16 PM

GAI Consultants Appoints Bob Hurley Business Development Lead -- GAI Consultants Inc

An IUP graduate and member of the inaugural College of Humanities and Social Sciences Hall of Distinction, is named Development Lead with a national consulting firm.

Posted on 9/21/2018 4:27:09 PM

Indiana County Entertainment Center

IUP's Triennial Faculty Art exhibition is profiled.

Posted on 9/21/2018 2:35:12 PM

These artists can do -- and teach

IUP is well represented in a new exhibition at the Westmoreland County Museum of Art, including by Dr. Sue Palmisano.

Posted on 9/21/2018 2:12:10 PM

Glendale alumnus donates school supply boxes to school district

An IUP graduate, who started a business while a junior at IUP. made a donation to a local educational foundation to benefit needy families.

Posted on 8/17/2018 9:07:51 AM

Seneca Valley High School Gets New Assistant Principal

A graduate from IUP's program for principals is named assistant principal at Seneca Valley High School.

Posted on 8/15/2018 5:25:21 PM

Healthy Eating: Making Recipes Healthier

Lisa Balestrino, RD, a registered dietitian at Cone Health Nutrition and Diabetes Education Services in Burlington and a master's degree graduate in food and nutrition, who completed a dietetic internship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, offers tips on eating healthy.

Posted on 8/15/2018 5:22:45 PM

August 15: “State of Addiction” Public Hearing Set In Ebensburg

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll will be part of a Center for Rural Pennsylvania public hearing on issues related to opioid addiction.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:25:34 AM

Garden club presents scholarships at picnic

A local student is the recipient of a community scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:22:28 AM

Gateway Cafe showing support to troops with donation drive

An IUP students is part of a community effort to benefit American troops.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:07:08 AM

Newton Hamilton woman named to dean’s list

A local student is recognized for achieving dean's list status.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:03:10 AM

Police shooting raises questions about use of force training

Dennis Marsili, director of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy, offers comments about training of police recruits and the use of force.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:00:29 AM

A Time of War and Treachery

An IUP doctoral graduate is the author of a post about writers in Tennessee.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:57:18 AM

Foresters' Use of Management Tool Focus of Study

An IUP graduate is part of a research team working on forest conservation.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:54:42 AM

MEMIC Hires Brennan as New Jersey Safety Management Consultant

IUP safety science graduate Thomas Brennan is named as a New Jersey Safety Management Consultant.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:52:08 AM

School board hires armed guard for junior high

Dr. Timothy Runge is named to the Indiana Area School District's School Climate and Preparedness Committee ad hoc panel.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:17:47 AM

Where One Hears Free Speech, Another Hears Hate Speech

Dr. Mary Beth Leidman, communications media, offers comments about free speech.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:13:34 AM

Scholarship recipient: Mary Posgay

A local woman is the recipient of a community scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:16:12 PM

Food Co-op members thank supporters

IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts is recognized for help with a local food pantry fundraising project.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:13:44 PM

IUP names interim VP for student affairs

Dr. Charles Fey has been named as interim vice president for student affairs at IUP.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:05:20 PM

New appointee hopes to be 'unifier' for troubled Monessen council

An IUP graduate is named to a seat on Monessen Borough Council.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:02:12 PM

Woman restoring storied Middletown mansion will now lead community foundation

An IUP master's graduate is named to lead a Maryland community foundation.

Posted on 8/8/2018 6:33:17 PM

'Miss Melanie' Stuns Audiences with her Smooth, Rangy Voice

IUP graduate and professional singer "Miss Melanie" (Melanie Morrison) is reviewed.

Posted on 8/8/2018 11:29:33 AM

MARTI videos detail personal stories of addiction

IUP's MARTI-CBH has produced a series of videos designed to aid in prevention and anti-stigma about opioid addiction.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:41:28 PM

SAMA museum system announces first female director

An IUP journalism and public relations graduate is named as the first female director of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:38:52 PM

Volosky inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

An IUP student is recognized for induction into Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:35:22 PM

Lourdes grads establish scholarship at IUP

A scholarship established by a retired IUP professor, Dr. Joseph Kovaleski, and his wife, Susan, is highlighted.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:32:46 PM

The view from Table 45 at HOF Fashion Show

IUP's Chris Higbee is praised in an article about a regional fundraising event, written by an IUP graduate.

Posted on 8/6/2018 1:08:05 PM

New reporter joins Cranberry Eagle staff

An IUP graduate is named to the staff of the Cranberry Eagle.

Posted on 8/6/2018 1:02:18 PM

South Whitehall police shooting raises questions about officer training that focuses on force

IUP's director of the Municipal Police Academy offers comment about force and policing.

Posted on 8/6/2018 12:58:50 PM

Hazard mitigation plan OK'd by IUP

IUP's Council of Trustees approved the Indiana County Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Posted on 8/6/2018 12:41:09 PM

AmeriCorps Member Makes, Donates Blankets For Human Concerns

An IUP student-athlete is completing her second year of working with Americorps in her hometown of Oswego.

Posted on 8/2/2018 6:44:11 PM

West Chester gets two new female police officers

An IUP graduate is one of two new female officers in West Chester.

Posted on 8/2/2018 6:40:53 PM

Anthony Marletta Receives ASTM Scholarship

An IUP doctoral student is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM).

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:42:22 AM

On song - the CD that launched some classic NZ music careers

Music professor Dr. Henry Wong Doe is profiled by a New Zealand reviewer.

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:37:24 AM

Scott’s stories: Audiences get to know The Clarks' real Blasey

IUP graduate and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Scott Blasey solo career is profiled.

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:32:13 AM

Family’s fight with driller illustrates legal loophole that exposes Native American, historical sites

IUP professor Dr. Ben Ford talks about measures that could help to preserve the nation's historical archeological sites that are being targeted for oil and gas drilling.

Posted on 7/31/2018 9:26:51 AM

Bucking the trend: Multi-pronged approach fights opioids in Armstrong County

IUP journalism and public relations professor Dr. Erick Lauber is working with state officials to gather information related to the opioid crisis.

Posted on 7/31/2018 9:23:03 AM

Folk festival to focus on education, arts, music

IUP will host an exhibition during the fall Appalachian Folk Festival.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:10:39 PM

Former Valley residents set up scholarship for Indiana University of Pennsylvania

A retired faculty member and his wife have established a scholarship for students from Northumberland County entering the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:05:52 PM

Sparrow News: Sparrow Ionia Hospital Names Nurse of the Year

An IUP nursing graduate is named "Nurse of the Year" at his Iowa hospital.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:02:37 PM

Water Mites Discovered Parasitizing Two Mosquito Species in Pennsylvania

IUP biology professor Dr. Tom Simmons and student researcher Anna Manges are co-authors of a study on if certain species of mosquitoes are parasitized by water mites.

Posted on 7/30/2018 2:58:16 PM

Legal Loophole Exposes Native American, Historical Sites to Drilling

IUP's Dr. Ben Ford offers expertise on drill sites and the potential to destroy artifacts.

Posted on 7/30/2018 2:54:06 PM

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art executive director set to retire

An IUP MBA graduate is retiring from his position with the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.

Posted on 7/27/2018 8:46:04 AM

New Steckel principal says she’s proud to be school’s leader

An IUP graduate is named to serve as principal of a Lehigh Valley school.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:27:09 PM

ASTM International awards $10,000 scholarships to students at Alabama, McGill, Vanderbilt, IUP

Graduate student Anthony Marletta was chosen for a $10,000 competitive ASTM (safety sciences) scholarship.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:17:38 PM

Leveraging Workers' Compensation Programs as a Competitive Advantage

An IUP graduate authors an article about workers' compensation programs as a competitive advantage.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:12:47 PM

Pa. hopes residency model boosts teacher training

IUP is one of three universities to receive a grant to help retain teachers.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:04:29 PM

Thiel hires band director

An IUP music graduate is selected to serve as band director at a regional college.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:02:11 PM

Students in the news(4)

Two local students have received scholarships for study at IUP.

Posted on 7/25/2018 3:59:51 PM

Student Co-op adds two to staff

Two new employees are added to the Co-op staff.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:37:35 AM

MiddleEastEye.net: Who stands to gain and lose from peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea?

IUP professor Dr. Amanda Poole is a co-author of an article about Eritrea.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:35:04 AM

Kiwanis presents scholarship

A student from DuBois is selected for a scholarship to study psychology at IUP.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:26:30 AM

IUP online fine arts program named one of best in nation

IUP's online fine arts program is recognized for excellence by an online guide.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:24:29 AM

Headed to Australia—IUP students earn scholarships, will study abroad

Two IUP students selected for Gilman Scholarships are profiled.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:22:06 AM

Student receives scholarship to study abroad

IUP student Frank Manzano is the recipient of a Gilman study abroad scholarship.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:28:45 PM

Towanda Woman Honored, Earns Distinguished Alumni Award

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award winner Leslie Purser is honored.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:25:01 PM

Review: The Inner Urge’s debut delivers big sound for a tight group

A band that got its start at IUP gets a very positive review.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:22:24 PM

Trustees lower rates at IUP Punxsutawney

IUP's Council of Trustees approved a reduction in rates for students living and dining at the IUP Punxsutawney campus.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:18:16 PM

Skelly and Loy welcomes new environmental technician

Geology graduate Amy Clegg, who did research work at the Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur site, is hired by Skelly and Loy Geo-Environmental Services Group.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:41:51 AM

Julie Hemp named general manager of Catch 54

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position at a Maryland restaurant.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:32:18 AM

Newsmakers: Pennsylvania Bar Association names new committee chairs

An IUP master's graduate has been selected to serve as an architectural historian with the Cultural Resources Service group.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:22:26 AM

Robertsdale man awarded scholarship

An incoming student recipient of the Experience IUP Day scholarship, Dakota Newbury, is recognized.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:20:23 AM

Named Provost Scholars at IUP

Local students who have been honored as Provost Scholars are recognized.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:16:21 AM

CarFit event to be held in White Township

IUP's Center for Rural Health and Safety is part of an automobile safety program.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:14:31 AM

Clarksburg student completes STEM Academy Program

A local student is the first graduate of IUP's STEM Academy, taking 10 courses at IUP while still in high school.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:12:22 AM

IUP to receive $578,038 in PDE grant funding

IUP will receive more than $570,000 for teacher training and retention efforts.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:10:23 AM

PA Department of Education awards $2 million to universities

IUP is one of three universities to receive a grant to develop retention initiatives for teachers.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:56:56 PM

Grant to support teacher training residencies

IUP is receiving $578,000 from the state for teacher training and retention initiatives.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:54:43 PM

Armstrong County class offers pipeline training for free

IUP's Northpointe campus is hosting a pipeline training program.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:51:43 PM

With the teacher supply plummeting, Pa. spending $2M to stem the tide

IUP received a $578,038 grant for teacher retention.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:50:01 PM

Longtime IUP executive announces retirement(1)

Dr. Rhonda Luckey, vice president for student affairs, will retire as the fall semester begins.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:47:02 PM

Longtime IUP executive announces retirement

Dr. Rhonda Luckey's retirement is announced.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:30:53 PM

IUP Making A Difference In Fight Against Opioid Edition

IUP professor of journalism and public relations Dr. Erick Lauber is interviewed on KDKA's Sunday Business Page about efforts to curtail opioid addiction.

Posted on 7/11/2018 2:19:14 PM

Former federal prosecutor keeps up fight against scourge of opioids

IUP MARTI conference kicks off with David Hickton as the keynote speaker.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:56:40 PM

Students in the News(3)

A local student is selected for two IUP scholarships.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:51:20 PM

NATALIE CADILE: Homer City trendsetter enjoying success

IUP graduate Natalie Cadile is profiled as an outstanding local business woman.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:49:25 PM

MEGAN SYSTER: Third-generation operator of Manor Motors

IUP graduate Megan Syster is profiled as a outstanding woman in business.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:47:34 PM

Former Cordova resident earns doctorate

An IUP doctoral student earns her Ph.D.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:45:38 PM

IUP MBA program ranked as one of top programs in nation

IUP's Executive MBA program is ranked as a top program in the nation.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:41:36 PM

Mars Area hires new director of special education

An IUP graduate is named director of special education at an Allegheny County school district.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:40:08 PM

Addictions, violence and crime are focus of MARTI conference

IUP's MARTI summer school conference is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:38:04 PM

Council mulls effort to welcome students

Indiana Borough Council discusses efforts to make IUP students feel welcome.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:36:24 PM

Important finds at Politiko-Troullia and Pyla-Koutsopetria excavations on Cyprus island

Research in Cyprus by Dr. Scott Moore (history) is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:34:44 PM

Woodland Hills School District hires new high school principal

An IUP graduate is named to serve as principal of Woodland Hills High School.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:32:53 PM

Woodland Hills hires new high school principal

An IUP graduate is named principal of a Westmoreland County school.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:30:48 PM

Local students to complete externships at IUP

Two local students from the Academy of Culinary Arts who are completing externships are highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:27:42 PM

Progress made in restoring Aultman Run watershed

IUP faculty are part of a watershed restoration project in Indiana County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:25:29 PM

Turahn Jenkins to challenge District Attorney Stephen Zappala in 2019

An IUP graduate is running for district attorney in Allegheny County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:23:44 PM

People on the Move

An IUP graduate completes his master's degree at Harvard.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:21:55 PM

Drop in fatal overdoses locally 'a very big deal'

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber is quoted in an article about a decline in opioid deaths.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:20:07 PM

Area student graduates from IUP culinary program

A local student has completed academic requirements at the Academy of Culinary Arts.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:17:51 PM

Opioids have replaced flooding atop list of hazards

IUP was part of the community organizations who updated the Indiana County emergency plan.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:16:18 PM

IUP professor earns award from conservancy

IUP geoscience professor Dr. Katie Farnsworth is recognized with an award from the Evergreen Conservancy.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:13:40 PM

MARTI conference to focus on opioid epidemic

IUP's annual MARTI-CBH conference is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:11:12 PM

Consequent Capital Management Announces new CEO

An IUP business graduate is named CEO of a national financial company.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:09:30 PM

IUP student with local ties headed to China

IUP student Dan Wethli was selected to study in China.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:07:12 PM

Increasing electronic health literacy: A three-pronged approach

IUP nursing and allied health faculty author an article on electronic health literacy.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:04:15 PM

NRCS, landowners give home for ‘at-risk’ warblers (Keeping the Farm)

IUP researchers are working with landowners on a project to provide habitats for the golden-winged and cerulean warblers.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:02:10 PM

OD death rate drops in one region: Why, and will it last?

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber was part of a presentation about opioid deaths and addiction issues.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:59:20 PM

Local Student Named to IUP Deans List

A 2018 graduate is recognized for academic excellence.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:55:26 PM

Marcia Ballinger

IUP journalism graduate Marcia Ballinger is named president of Lorain County Community College.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:53:38 PM

Doug Greene: A survivor

IUP graduate Doug Green, a theater major and Honors College graduate, is profiled.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:49:52 PM

Jenkins announces candidacy for Allegheny County District Attorney

An IUP criminology degree is seeking a judicial position in Allegheny County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:46:54 PM

Important Finds at Politiko-Troullia And Pyla-Koutsopetria xcavations on Cyprus Island

Work by Dr. Scott Moore (history) on Cyprus Island is chronicled.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:41:48 PM

The 10 Coolest CEOs in Data Integration Tools

An IUP graduate is named to the top 10 "coolest CEOs" in data management.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:09:52 PM


IUP's Vice President for University Advancement is announced.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:05:29 PM


Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna is named vice president of university advancement.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:01:37 PM

Hyatt named bariatric program coordinator for Nanticoke Physician Network(1)

An IUP graduate is named as head of a program at a medical center.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:57:03 PM

Centennial events planned for Nanty Glo

IUP history professor Dr. Elizabeth Ricketts Marcus will be part of the Nanty Glo centennial celebration.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:53:43 PM

IUP professor selected for excellence award

IUP professor Dr. Prashanth Bharadwaj is honored with an Award for Excellence in Education by the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:50:18 PM

Campaign aims to offer drug crisis education, tackle addiction stigma

Dr. Erick Lauber and student researchers are working with a local community to educate about opioid and other drug addiction.

Posted on 6/27/2018 3:54:43 PM

Research region: Amazing work is done here outside tech and meds

IUP is recognized for its excellence in research and student opportunities, including the work of Dr. Shundong Bi and 2018 graduate Natalie Cignetti.

Posted on 6/27/2018 3:52:23 PM

Pennsylvania nurse calls for better self-care among those in an overworked population

An IUP nursing faculty member talks about the need for self-care by nurses and the "Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation" program.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:06:32 PM

New Game Commissioners welcomed

IUP graduate Scott Faradora is named to the state board of Game Commissioners.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:04:01 PM

State universities launch new programs tailored to workforce needs

Two new programs at IUP are approved by the Chancellor of the State System.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:00:51 PM

Hyatt Named Bariatric Program Coordinator for Nanticoke Physician Network

IUP graduate Kimberly Hyatt is named to lead a bariatric program at a Delaware health system.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:57:49 PM

New superintendent at OC

An IUP graduate is named superintendent of the Oil City school district.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:55:39 PM

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