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Indiana University of Pennsylvania Receives $23 Million From Alumni

Recent gifts to IUP, including the largest in the university's history, are recognized.

Posted on 4/19/2018 10:51:04 AM

Dozens of IUP students participate in community service

IUP students will provide volunteer service to area community nonprofit agencies and organizations.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:54:01 AM

IUP honors Windber native with Distinguished Alumni Award

Windber native Rose Dill Glenn is spotlighted as a 2018 recipient of the IUP Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:50:21 AM

Latrobe couple adds $2M to gift for IUP science and math building

IUP alumni Tim and Debra Cejka complete the match to proceed with IUP's new science building.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:46:57 AM

Dozens of IUP students to participate in community service

IUP students will go "into the streets" on April 21 to offer volunteer service to nonprofit agencies and organizations.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:37:30 AM

Lively Arts to present musical 'Kinky Boots' at IUP

IUP will host the Tony Award winning "Kinky Boots."

Posted on 4/16/2018 1:08:39 PM

Scholarship established in honor of 1976 graduate

A memorial scholarship will honor 1976 graduate Marimichael O'Halloran Skubel.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:58:04 PM

WTI group to hold luncheon

Welcome to Indiana will honor IUP as one of its 2018 Image Award winners.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:46:18 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania receives $23 million gift for math and science

Gifts to IUP announced during the Celebration of Philanthropy are spotlighed.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:34:56 PM

University celebrates donations of $26 million

IUP's Celebration of Philanthropy included announcements of the largest gift in IUP history, the match for the new science building and $53 million toward at $75 million campaign.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:26:36 PM

IUP alumni couple to give school its largest gift: $23 million

IUP's Celebration of Philanthropy included announcements of the match for the new science building, $53 million in donations toward a $75 million goal, and the largest gift in IUP history.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:23:35 PM

Alumni give largest single gift to IUP

IUP receives a $23 million gift from alumni Dr. John and Char Kopchick.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:16:31 PM

IUP to honor distinguished alumni Saturday(1)

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2018 are profiled.

Posted on 4/13/2018 8:42:56 PM

IUP to honor distinguished alumni Saturday

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are recognized.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:18:22 PM

CNA Appoints Mark James as Senior Vice President, Global Reinsurance

An IUP economics major graduate is selected as a SVP for CNA.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:16:17 PM

IUP plans to honor eight with alumni award

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and the 2018 recipients are recognized.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:13:12 PM

Central Cambria school board names superintendent

A current IUP graduate student is tapped to lead an area school district.

Posted on 4/11/2018 9:14:11 AM

YWCA Westmoreland County honors Sportswomen of the Year

IUP's women's track coach Michelle burgher-Duncan was the guest speaker for the YWCA Sportswoman of the Year Awards event.

Posted on 4/11/2018 9:12:12 AM

National League for Nursing Hosts Inaugural Conference Celebrating Leadership Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Nursing Education

IUP professor of nursing and allied health Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger took part in a nursing conference celebrating leadership role of historically black colleges and universities in nursing education.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:50:46 PM

KCAC welcomes 1 millionth patron

More than 1 million people have visited the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:46:38 PM

Here's how York preps new hires for stress, fighting and yelling that goes with this job

An IUP graduate is part of a program to help family caseworkers deal with the stress of the job.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:44:12 PM

Personal Outreach to Landowners is Vital to Conservation Program Success

IUP biology professor Dr. Jeffrey Larkin is part of a study about how landowners can help habitat.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:40:32 PM

IUP to recognize McAneny Brothers(1)

IUP's Center for Family Business will recognize the McAneny Brothers with the Distinguished Family Business Award.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:37:08 PM

Holocaust survivor inspires 'creative response' from public

The IUP community responds to a program with Holocaust survivor Moshe Baran.

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

Ebensburg wholesale distributor honored by IUP

McAneny Brothers will be honored as the 2018 Center for Family Business Distinguished Family Business.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:23:14 PM

Students cautioned of aid scams

IUP's Director of Financial Aid Ragan Griffin discusses how to avoid "scams" regarding financial aid.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:19:20 PM

Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation awarded grants for student public art program

IUP's Artspath program is collaborating with a local school district to offer art opportunities for elementary school students.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:13:19 PM

'Women of Art' to open downtown

IUP University Museum will go "downtown" for an exhibition at an Indiana site.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:09:55 PM

Pulitzer winner to speak Monday

An IUP journalism and public relations alumna and Pulitzer Prize winner will speak at IUP.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:08:03 PM

Fishing seminar scheduled for April 13

An IUP professor will be a presenter for a community program about fishing and fish scarcity.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:05:30 PM

National Aviary names Wexford woman 2017 Volunteer of the Year

An IUP graduate is honored for her volunteer service to the National Aviary.

Posted on 4/10/2018 11:02:02 AM

IUP to recognize McAneny Brothers

An Ebensburg company will join the businesses honored with the IUP Center for Family Business Distinguished Family Business Award.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:58:15 AM

Two Era writers earn professional honors

A journalism and public relations major graduate wins an award for sports-outdoor columns.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:56:11 AM

2 join Cranberry fire police

A incoming student at IUP joins his community's fire police squad, with plans to join the Indiana Borough Fire Department's live-in program when he enrolls at IUP in fall 2018.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:53:12 AM

Research focus of IUP week of events

IUP's Research Appreciation Week is spotlighted.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:50:12 AM

Fire police officers take oath in Cranberry Townshp

A Cranberry man will be joining the IUP community in the fall and will participate as a live-in firefighter for the Indiana community.

Posted on 4/2/2018 5:26:21 PM

Free training in South Buffalo for gas pipeline jobs

IUP's Northpointe campus will host natural gas and fuel training.

Posted on 3/29/2018 5:13:53 PM

A Better Chance Minority Youth Entrepreneurial Program yields success

IUP graduate David Dix talks about getting his start at a local youth program.

Posted on 3/29/2018 5:10:39 PM

How to raise an activist like the U.S. students protesting against gun violence

IUP professor and youth social justice expert Dr. Betrice Fennimore is quoted in an article on "how to raise an activist."

Posted on 3/29/2018 4:55:08 PM

Plant-based diet can reverse chronic diseases like diabetes, some cancers, mounting evidence shows

An IUP professor has formed a support group that is finding success in a plant-based diet to keep serious diseases in check.

Posted on 3/27/2018 1:11:41 PM

40 Under 40: Influential young Las Vegans who are helping improve Southern Nevada

An IUP journalism graduate is honored as a top 40 under 40 in Las Vegas.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:55:40 PM

Updating the Office

An IUP graduate talks about her success in her own social media business.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:51:46 PM


An IUP graduate completes the Pittsburgh Police Academy.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:47:42 PM

Local marchers stress anti-violence

An IUP graduate is part of a "march for life" event in her hometown in Crawford County.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:38:20 PM

Victim, survivor: Addicts need support, understanding

A community event raised funds for IUP's Mid Atlantic Research Training Institute.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:35:31 PM

IUP holds Physics Olympics

IUP physics students hosted the annual physics olympics competition for high school students.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:32:25 PM

Holocaust survivor featured at IUP's 'Six O'Clock' speaker series

IUP will host Holocaust survivor Moshe Baran on April 9 as part of the Six O'Clock Series.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:30:17 PM

Namedropper 3/21/2018

An IUP doctoral degree graduate is guest speaker for an event.

Posted on 3/21/2018 12:25:46 PM

Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick's Danielle Brown Chosen Among Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine

An IUP graduate is chosen by Savoy Magazine in the "Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America" listing.

Posted on 3/20/2018 4:38:42 PM

IUP to feature works of emerging artists

IUP's Emerging Artists exhibition is promoted.

Posted on 3/20/2018 4:34:44 PM

Team from U.S. varsities visits Cusat

An IUP group is part of a delegation visiting Cochin University of Science and Technology to enhance cooperation.

Posted on 3/20/2018 10:53:28 AM

GCC grad Appleby leads IUP to national semifinals

A local student on the IUP Women's Basketball team is profiled; IUP's Crimson Hawks made the Final Four for the first time in the program's history.

Posted on 3/20/2018 10:14:39 AM

Trib Tuesday take: Greensburg couple advances literacy

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial applauds the gift to IUP from alumni Bill and Judy Scheeren to advance literacy.

Posted on 3/20/2018 9:44:33 AM

Scientists Step Closer to Answer Behind Misery Bay Mystery

IUP researchers are part of a team investigating shipwrecks in the Great Lakes.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:51:22 PM

Workshop looks at autism and first responders

An IUP professor is part of a team that has developed a manual for emergency responders who deal with patients with autism.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:43:40 PM

‘We want to see growth’ too: Why Tonetta Graham isn’t worried about Philly hipsters moving into her neighborhood

An IUP graduate is working to grow her neighborhood.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:36:42 PM

Monitoring Water Quality From Space: Investigating The Sediment Concentration In Green Bay, WI

An IUP professor in the environmental engineering program is an author of an article about monitoring water quality in the Great Lakes.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:24:13 PM

Michele Newell

An IUP Communications Media graduate has joined the on-air team at WPXI-TV (Pittsburgh, NBC).

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:17:07 PM

Lively Arts brings celebrated pianist to Indiana

An international musician will appear at IUP.

Posted on 3/15/2018 12:18:18 PM

Waverly Small Works Gallery celebrates Women’s History Month with art exhibit

An IUP graduate is part of a exhibition to celebrate Women's History Month.

Posted on 3/15/2018 12:16:03 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosting cybersecurity workshop(1)

IUP cybersecurity experts will present a free workshop on cybersecurity for teachers and students.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:39:05 PM

IUP grad to discuss work in White House

IUP will host graduate Amanda Lucidon to discuss her book of photography of first lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:36:16 PM

YMCA names adapted sports coordinator

An IUP graduate is selected for a position with the Indiana County YMCA to serve children and adults with special needs.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:27:05 PM

IUP faculty supports student protest

IUP faculty are supporting students who participate in a national walkout to protest gun violence.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:21:17 PM

Access Theater Welcomes New Leadership

An IUP graduate is selected for a position with Access Theater.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:19:04 PM

ELLIOT’S TESTIMONY – Elliot Howsie discusses his road to Chief Public Defender, Allegheny County

An IUP graduate talks about his journey to success as Chief Public Defender of Allegheny County.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:17:08 PM

After special election, what does future hold for 18th District winner?

Dr. David Chambers, chair of the Department of Political Science, offers commentary on a highly contested Congressional race.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:13:38 PM

Congressional primary candidate visits Schuylkill County

An IUP graduate is running for Congress.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:10:42 PM

IUP Unity Day scheduled for April 7

IUP will present its annual Unity Day event on April 7.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:57:10 PM

Freeport Area choir teacher to receive honor from state group

An IUP graduate will be honored with a citation for excellence in teaching.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:54:30 PM

Several Area Students Make Fall Dean's List

Local students who have achieved dean's list honors are recognized.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:51:04 PM

IUP to host free cybersecurity workshop

As part of a grant, IUP and other cybersecurity experts will offer a free workshop on cybersecurity.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:49:17 PM

IUP receives $1.4 million gift from Greensburg couple to support literacy center

A alumni couple gifted IUP with $1.4 million to the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:44:10 PM

Author of Michelle Obama book to speak at IUP

IUP communications media graduate Amanda Lucidon will speak on campus about her book of photography of former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 3/9/2018 2:20:08 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosting cybersecurity workshop

IUP will host a cybersecurity workshop for students and teachers.

Posted on 3/9/2018 8:02:47 AM

School administrator to speak at Westminster

An IUP graduate program alumni, now a school administrator, is on tap to speak at a university program.

Posted on 3/9/2018 7:56:55 AM

Couple donates $1.4 million to IUP(1)

A $1.4 million gift from an alumni couple will be used to help literacy and students with autism at IUP.

Posted on 3/8/2018 2:32:20 PM

Meet WHIRL Magazine’s 20 in their 20s Class for 2018

IUP multi-degree holder Isaac Tarbell is selected by Whirl Magazine for Top 20 under 20 for 2018.

Posted on 3/8/2018 1:56:09 PM

Mind Games: The Tortured Lives of ‘Targeted Individuals’

IUP Professor of Psychology and expert on paranoia, offers his perspective on "Targeted Individuals."

Posted on 3/8/2018 11:52:46 AM

IUP offers cybersecurity workshop for students beginning in middle school

IUP will continue the series of free cybersecurity workshops at a Westmoreland County location.

Posted on 3/8/2018 10:30:43 AM

Couple donates $1.4 million to IUP

Two IUP graduates have given IUP a $1.4 million gift to support the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 3/8/2018 10:26:16 AM

Bilger's Rocks seeks information about missing fish reader

An IUP graduate student is doing research on fish population at a local stream.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:20:47 PM

IUP, Flute New Music Consortium to host residency

IUP and the Flute New Music Consortium are co-sponsoring a contemporary music residency, including public performances.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:17:16 PM

Activities scheduled at IUP for National Nutrition Month

The IUP student nutrition organization has organized several events for National Nutrition Month.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:15:03 PM

Award-winning cellist to perform at IUP

IUP will host an internationally known musician.

Posted on 3/7/2018 11:32:22 AM

Certified nurse midwife returns

An IUP graduate returns to a position as a nurse midwife.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:46:13 AM

After five years of development, IUP's diversity strategy heads to trustees

The road to the creation draft Diversity Action Plan is reviewed.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:43:04 AM

Paranormal society investigates activity at Greensburg's Major Stokes

An IUP professor leads Ghost Researchers, a paranormal group who investigates the possibility of ghosts.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:40:48 AM

Millvale Brewing Co. changes name, opens new taproom

An IUP graduate opens a brewery in his hometown of Millvale.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:38:11 AM

IUP students named to dean’s list

IUP students who achieved dean's list status from Monroe County are named.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:35:29 AM

Indiana University students make dean’s list

Local students from the Lock Haven area who are dean's list students at IUP are noted.

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:49:32 AM

Greensburg couple gives IUP $1.4 million

A $1.4 million gift from two alumni to IUP's College of Education and Communications is highlighted.

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:46:57 AM

Pursuing Promotion

An IUP graduate is selected for a coaching job,

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:45:06 AM

Butler High Grad to be Remembered at IUP

The IUP Rugby team will honor a member who passed away in an car accident with a special night game.

Posted on 3/5/2018 11:42:54 AM

Discovering Misery Bay Shipwrecks

IUP students and faculty member Dr. Bill Chadwick are researching shipwreck debris in Lake Erie.

Posted on 3/5/2018 10:34:26 AM

Local entrepreneurs spread world health through soap

IUP graduates are helping people in poverty through their own unique business.

Posted on 2/28/2018 8:18:11 AM

Spoken Dreams Trisha Rae Stahl, Actress

IUP Young Alumni Award winner Tricia Rae Stahl is profiled in the "Spoken Dreams" series.

Posted on 2/26/2018 1:04:46 PM

Mover of the week David Schumacher

An IUP graduate has been named to a development post of a regional hospital.

Posted on 2/26/2018 1:01:41 PM

Local performer ridiculously blessed with career

An IUP graduate talks about his music career.

Posted on 2/26/2018 12:59:35 PM

Overbearing Mothers

An IUP professor is quoted as a resource on an article on fatherhood and "maternal gatekeeping."

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:35:06 AM

Business Bites

IUP's Suit Up project and partner JCPenney is recognized.

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:27:21 AM

Industry study determines broadband sound top reversing safety solution

An IUP professor has done a study about broadband sound in the workplace, one of the first scientific studies of its kind.

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:23:59 AM

Top 100 Organizations

IUP is recognized as one of central Pennsylvania's Top 100 Organizations.

Posted on 2/23/2018 10:57:11 AM

IUP student from Erie advances to national musical competition

An IUP student won both local and regional music competitions, and is set to compete at the national level.

Posted on 2/23/2018 9:56:39 AM

Western Pennsylvania's colleges branch out to meet needs of burgeoning fields

IUP is responding to workforce needs by developing new majors and programs.

Posted on 2/23/2018 9:54:06 AM

Lectures to begin in February at IUP

IUP's Office of Extended Studies is a sponsor for the Great Decisions lecture series at St. Andrew's Village.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:37:38 PM

New center opens at IUP

IUP's new multicultural and student leadership ribbon cutting ceremony is featured.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:35:23 PM

IUP adds degree in strategic communication

IUP adds a master of science in strategic communication degree to its offerings.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:12:21 PM

Shaler Police Department hires two officers

A graduate of IUP's Municipal Police Academy and IUP criminology graduate are selected for service as police officers.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:10:13 PM

Goodbye, Draai Laag Brewing; Hello, Strange Roots Experimental Ales

An IUP graduate is taking his brewery in a new direction.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:05:54 PM

WTAJ Special Report: Making Marines Part 3

IUP graduate Raymond Ward completed his Marine boot camp training.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:48:59 PM

MARTI institute receives donation

IUP's MARTI is the recipient of a donation from a local community group.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:40:36 PM

IUP Punxsutawney offers three medical assistant scholarships

The Punxsutawney Area Trust has made scholarships available to students in the Clinical Medical Assistant program.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:37:17 PM

IUP ranked as one of best for online colleges

IUP receives another accolade from a national ranking agency.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:27:27 PM

'Rooted in Color' is an art exhibit tackling discrimination

An IUP graduate student has created an exhibition in a Johnstown gallery.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:24:59 PM

Woodworking News & New Products

IUP Wood Center makes news with its work to design the awards for the Governor's Arts Awards program.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:21:40 PM

Scholarships available for clinical medical assistant program at IUP Punxsutawney

The Punxsutawney Area College Trust has made scholarships available for the Clinical Medical Assistant program.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:32:08 PM

A library without books? Some universities purging dusty volumes

IUP is one of many academic libraries addressing responsible stewardship of its book collection.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:27:49 PM

Artist prefers small scale's intimacy

An IUP art student has a show in New Kensington.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:24:58 PM

Sharing his talent: Family donates thousands of artist’s abstract pieces to the Altoona museum

An IUP graduate and former professor's artwork is being donated to area museums.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:22:47 PM

IUP professor wants 9th seat

An IUP professor is looking to run for the 9th Congressional District seat.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:20:33 PM

New Superintendent Named for Duquesne Schools

An IUP graduate has been named superintendent of a local school district.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:16:11 PM

February Friends of the James V. Brown Library Book Review Luncheon on Making Hope Happen

An IUP graduate, now a school psychologist and violence prevention trainer, was the spotlighted presenter for a book review program.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:08:15 PM

Mansfielder among those honoring Ashland University mentors

An IUP Ph.D. graduate is honored for his teaching.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:59:40 PM

Former White House photographer offers an insightful look at Michelle Obama

IUP graduate Amanda Lucidon is on a tour to promote her book about Michelle Obama.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:55:35 PM

Capital One Expands Financial Sponsors Group in New York

An IUP Eberly graduate has joined Capital One's Financial Sponsors Group.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:51:41 PM

Active learning correlates to trust, study finds

An IUP study, led by Dr. David Hanauer, to be published in Life Sciences Education, correlates trust of a professor with active learning.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:49:50 PM

Deer ticks will rebound quickly in Pennsylvania after cold weather, experts say

IUP biology professor Dr. Thomas Simmons talks about deer ticks and how winter weather might not kill them.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:42:02 PM

National History Day projects at Franklin Regional teach about the past, proper research

IUP students from the College of Education and Communications served as judges for a high school history day competition.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:39:24 PM

White House photographer Amanda Lucidon talks about book on Michelle Obama

An IUP graduate is the author of a new book of photographs of first lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:36:42 PM

Personnel News: MiLB, Altoona

An IUP graduate is promoted by the Altoona Curve management company.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:33:48 PM

State University System Creates 6 New Degree Programs(1)

IUP's master's degree program in strategic communication is approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 4:10:10 PM

House Majority Leader Reed seeks Shuster’s seat

IUP graduate Dave Reed is a candidate for Bill Shuster's seat in Congress.

Posted on 1/26/2018 4:04:50 PM

IUP clinical psychology program ranked second in nation

IUP's clinical psychology program is ranked second in the nation.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:59:45 PM

Crime victim, provider input sought

Researcher from IUP are working with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to do research on crime victims.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:56:58 PM

Close Up: Johnna Pro

IUP graduate Johnna Pro is profiled for her career as a journalist and now community advocate.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:45:08 PM

IUP cuts tuition fees for regional undergrads

IUP's new plan to reduce tuition for regional campus students and change the way out-of-state students are charged has been approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:41:11 PM

Higher ed system approves six new majors to address skills gap

IUP's master of science in strategic communications is approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:38:19 PM

Olympian Burgher-Duncan talks keys to success at Mount Aloysius MLK event

IUP track and field coach Michelle Burgher-Duncan was a speaker for a Martin Luther King program.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:21:47 PM

Pennsylvania Business Central Top 100 People

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll was selected for the Top 100 People of 2017 by Pennsylvania Business Central.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:15:16 PM

A White House photographer showcases her photographs of Michelle Obama in new book

IUP graduate Amanda Lucidon's book of photos of Michelle Obama is profiled.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:06:56 PM

Top 100 People

IUP head football coach Paul Tortorella is profiled in the 2018 listing of "Top 100 People."

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:02:30 PM

IUP to open new center

IUP's Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement Center ribbon-cutting is profiled.

Posted on 1/26/2018 2:59:57 PM

IUP theater and dance to host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

IUP's role as host for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is highlighted.

Posted on 1/23/2018 12:15:50 PM

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey Names Edward F. Tate III New Director of Communications

An English graduate has been tapped to lead a New Jersey healthcare company.

Posted on 1/18/2018 8:14:12 AM

From Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania Avenue: Photographer preserves Michelle Obama for history

An IUP graduate, who worked as the official photographer for first lady Michelle Obama, has published a book of her photos.

Posted on 1/17/2018 11:55:29 AM

Get a 3-course dinner for $60 at one of the highest ranked restaurants in the country

An IUP graduate is recognized as a top chef in the Pittsburgh restaurant scene.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:07:04 AM

U.S. News & World Report issues citation for fourth consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report has ranked IUP's graduate criminology program in its "best online programs" listing.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:02:37 AM

IUP criminology program ranked as 'Best'

IUP's online criminology master's program is ranked as a top graduate criminal justice program.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:00:30 AM

Former CD East star Ethan Cooper inks deal with New York Giants

IUP graduate Ethan Cooper is signed by the New York Giants.

Posted on 1/8/2018 3:45:54 PM

Stonehill International School establishes academic partnership with Pennsylvania Universities

IUP is part of an international educational opportunity in India.

Posted on 1/8/2018 2:22:08 PM

Grads give IUP $1 million gifts

Alumni have gifted IUP two separate $1 million gifts.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:32:35 PM

Tracking Songbird Progress in Pennsylvania's Forests

Biology professor Dr. Jeffrey Larkin's work in tracking songbirds and measuring habitats is profiled.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:29:10 PM

New YMCA director ready to meet region’s needs

An IUP graduate has been named director of the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:26:22 PM

IUP receives two $1 million gifts from alumni

IUP is the recipient of two $1 million gifts from alumni.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:23:25 PM

Free training for gas pipeline jobs offered at IUP Northpointe campus in South Buffalo

IUP at Northpointe is serving as a site for pipeline career training.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:21:19 PM

Art in the Atrium with Shelly Lipscomb

An IUP fine arts graduate is profiled.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:19:15 PM

Sussex Family YMCA welcomes new executive director

An IUP graduate is selected as executive director of a Delaware YMCA.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:16:35 PM

Pa. public colleges could double scholarships they give out, up to $50M more this year alone. What's it mean for families?

Under a new program being considered by the Board of Governors, IUP may be able to offer additional scholarship funds.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:11:52 PM

Mount Aloysius financial aid director earns honor

A master's degree graduate has earned a professional award for her work in financial aid.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:06:12 PM

Dry cleaner opens in Ellwood City

An IUP graduate has opened a new business in Ellwood City.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:02:42 PM

New Kensington's new police chief: Det. Bob Deringer

A graduate of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy is tapped for leadership of a local police department.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:00:08 PM

Band director brings harmony to music program

An IUP music graduate has been named band director at a California school district.

Posted on 1/8/2018 12:57:21 PM

York's opioid problem 'resides inside our churches' too

IUP is providing training to pastors and counselors in the York area about opioid addiction.

Posted on 1/8/2018 12:50:51 PM

Local IUP student honored at commencement

A local student is honored for graduating from IUP with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Posted on 12/19/2017 6:16:43 PM

Local woman receives scholarship

An IUP student is honored as the recipient of the Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Scholarship.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:13:28 AM

Editorial Laurels and Barbs

IUP's Confluence Park project is praised.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:07:45 AM

AROUND TOWN: lyoob tracking down more than fly balls

An IUP criminology graduate has been hired as a crime scene technician/investigator.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:03:15 AM

IUP, Milton Hershey School sign formal partnership agreement

IUP and Milton Hershey School have signed a document formalizing the relationship between the two institutions.

Posted on 12/18/2017 10:58:42 AM

IUP faculty members develop special education curriculum for university

Three IUP faculty developed a curriculum for use at a Suriname university.

Posted on 12/15/2017 6:20:04 PM

Second public art installation in Aldershot to be installed in Spring of 2018

Art by an IUP Young Alumni Award recipient is scheduled for installation in an Oregon town.

Posted on 12/15/2017 6:16:44 PM

IUP student selected for scholarship

A local IUP student is selected for both a Gilman and a Freeman-Asia scholarship.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:49:32 PM

Mega university to be set up in Amaravati soon

A delegation from the State System, including IUP Provost Dr. Timothy Moerland, met with official in India about establishing a new "mega university."

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:45:41 PM

IUP inks agreement with Milton Hershey School

IUP and the Milton Hershey School have signed an agreement strengthening the relationship between the two institutions.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:33:30 PM

Saint Vincent professor shares drug study findings with state lawmakers

An IUP criminology professor is part of a regional study about opioid users.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:29:37 PM

Local Man Honored by Tourist Bureau

An IUP graduate is honored for his work with the Kittanning Tourist Bureau and his community involvement.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:26:02 PM

Pittsburgh Ranks High On List Of Best College Towns & Cities

Indiana, Pa. is ranked in a national survey about "best college towns."

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:24:00 PM

Student throws 'Star Wars'-themed 1st birthday party for his dog

An IUP student gives his dog a Star Wars-themed birthday party.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:20:32 PM

CodeClan Appoints New CEO

An IUP graduate is appointed CEO of an international digital company.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:18:26 PM

Kittanning Native Becomes Newest Police Officer

A graduate of the Criminal Justice Police Academy is selected to serve on the Kittanning police force.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:16:20 PM

Man Throws Adorable Star Wars-Themed Party for His Service Dog's 1st Birthday

An IUP student who gave a Star Wars birthday party to his dog is featured.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:13:33 PM

100 years of Finnish independence celebrated in the U.P.

An IUP history professor and expert on Finland was the guest speaker for FinnFest USA.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:07:41 PM

IUP receives $220K grant for multi-use park

IUP receives a $220,000 grant to add to the Allegheny Arboretum at IUP.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:05:04 PM

How to keep students in science

Work by Dr. David Hanauer to assess the success of a science program is examined.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:00:37 PM

Hellbender or ‘snot-otter’ may turn out to be Pa.’s first official state amphibian

A former student of Dr. Art Hulse (biology faculty) talks about his work studying the hellbender.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:57:55 PM

Woman devoted to improving Moxham, city

A leader in a city's renaissance, an IUP graduate, is spotlighted.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:54:53 PM

Stuffed in the stacks no more? IUP's library needs to purge

IUP's deaccessing project is explained.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:52:39 PM

Inside the classroom: Apollo-Ridge's artist in residence program

IUP's Artspath program at a local school is profiled.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:49:58 PM

Walker selected for scholarship

A local student is profiled as a recipient of the IUP Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:47:59 PM

Sykesville police officer enjoying her job

IUP Criminal Justice Training Center graduate selected for position in Sykesville.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:46:15 PM

Marcellus shale drilling company pitches fracking to A-K Valley business leaders

IUP continues to play a role in water testing in an area considering fracking.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:23:47 PM

New Middletown school board member: Gomboc-Turyan replaces John

An IUP graduate is successful in a local school board election.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:22:00 PM

Apollo-Ridge students' mosaic artwork will enhance downtown Apollo

IUP's Artspath program is bring art to downtown Apollo through local high school students.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:18:38 PM

Children’s author Colleen Driscoll to be featured at Festival of Trees

IUP graduate Colleen Driscoll has authored a series of books for children.

Posted on 11/13/2017 10:09:15 AM

IUP brass quintet to perform as part of city concert series

IUP's faculty brass ensemble will perform in Johnstown.

Posted on 11/13/2017 10:06:20 AM

IUP offers Career Fair

IUP will host its second annual Community College career fair on Nov. 10.

Posted on 11/3/2017 4:04:11 PM

Penn Township group schedules fracking-related noise monitoring workshop

IUP professor Dr. Cynthia Richburg will present her study on noise pollution and health impacts at a noise monitoring workshop.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:56:58 PM

State College's Dirsmith Named Pennsylvania School​ ​Psychologist​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year

An IUP graduate is selected as the School Psychologist of the Year by the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:48:25 PM

In School

A local student is recognized for being selected for the Crimson Court.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:42:07 PM

AWS appoints new Executive Director and CEO

An IUP graduate is named to lead a professional organization.

Posted on 11/2/2017 8:50:55 AM

AWS appoints executive director/CEO

An IUP graduate is named executive director of a professional metalworking organization.

Posted on 11/2/2017 8:44:25 AM

New vision, from not-so-new local names, powers these fast-growing firms

An IUP graduate is part of the "fast-growing firms" feature of Philadelphia companies.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:51:06 PM

A taste of FinnFest: Yhdessä/Together theme of Finland 100

IUP professor Dr. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen is profiled for her presentation about Finish history.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:37:20 PM

People and places, October

A local woman has been named to the IUP Alumni Board of Directors.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:33:53 PM

Wheeling Heritage Hosts Clay Sculpture Exhibit

An art alumnae is selected for a show in West Virginia.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:28:56 PM

Campus achievements

IUP's Wood Center students' work to create the Governor's Arts Awards is profiled.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:26:33 PM

NCC professor performing 1-man show to help Puerto Rican hurricane victims

A graduate of IUP is reaching out to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:20:15 PM

Senate confirms four to State System Board of Governors

Chair of the IUP Council of Trustees Samuel Smith has been named to the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:15:32 PM

People and places

A Grove City area woman has been elected to IUP's Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:11:31 PM

Union County IUP Student and Class Design, Create 2017 Governors Awards for the Arts Objects

IUP students designed and created the awards for the Pennsylvania Governor's Award for the Arts.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:08:28 PM

IUP professor selected for faculty scholar award

An IUP professor is highlight for her recent honor from the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:02:58 PM

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

IUP Trustee David Osikowicz talks about the coal industry.

Posted on 10/23/2017 2:30:40 PM

Lantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of “The Craftsman” by Bruce Graham

An IUP graduate's play is premiered.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:38:16 PM

IUP team wins cybersecurity grant, will train Western PA workers

An interdisciplinary team received a grant of $212,000 from the National Security Agency to improve cybersecurity education.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:33:49 PM

Assistant Principal at Erie School Honored by Pennsylvania Principals Association

An IUP graduate is recognized by her professional organization.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:31:29 PM

Robinson manager Jeffrey Silka to take reins in North Huntingdon

An IUP graduate is named as manager of a Pittsburgh community.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:28:08 PM

Pro to emcee awards ceremony

An IUP graduate will be the emcee for a special community awards program.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:24:44 PM

Consider Living Learning Communities as a Prospective International Student

IUP professor Shijuan Liu talks about the advantage of a Living-Learning Community for international students.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:20:32 PM

Bottle Works to honor five for artistic excellence

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner Christine Antemann will be honored by a regional arts group.

Posted on 10/9/2017 3:20:24 PM

CMU near top of Wall Street Journal's college rankings

IUP is highly ranked in a Wall Street Journal assessment of universities.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:44:43 PM

Restoration of PA stream to be acid test for trout

IUP has been working to determine how land reclamation is affecting local streams and trout populations.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:41:04 PM

IUP recognized by Wall Street Journal/Times higher education college ranking

IUP ranks highly in the Wall Street Journal top colleges listing.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:37:30 PM

North Huntingdon commissioners choose Jeff Silka as township manager

An IUP graduate is selected as the borough manager of North Huntingdon.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:34:27 PM

he Women in Media: Paula Reed Ward

IUP journalism graduate Paula Reed Ward is profiled for her investigative reporting.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:30:39 PM

Pittsburgh Promise partners with 19 colleges to provide grants

IUP is one of 19 colleges and universities from around the region that will be a Preferred College Partner with the Pittsburgh Promise.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:27:01 PM

Pittsburgh Promise Expanding, Partners With 19 Pa. Colleges & Universities

IUP Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Patricia McCarthy talks about IUP's Pittsburgh Promise partnership.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:24:05 PM

Yaw Announces “State of Addiction” Public Hearing

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll is part of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors' public hearing on the opioid epidemic.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:10:36 PM

Colleges to Pittsburgh Promise students: Room and board? We have you covered.

IUP is part of the Pittsburgh Promise partnership, offering support and funding for on-campus living to Pittsburgh Promise students.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:01:05 PM

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh Welcomes New President & CEO

IUP graduate Wendy Pardee has been selected as the President and CEO of The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:37:44 AM

Seeing behind the symphony Oboist in middle of action with JSO

IUP music professor Stephanie Caulder is profiled.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:30:56 AM

Students can now graduate with health care degree directly from local site

IUP Respiratory Care students will complete the final two years of study at IUP Northpointe.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:24:55 AM

Teen counseling workshop

An IUP program offered through the Department of Counseling is profiled.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:41:56 PM

IUP hosting fundraiser for ovarian cancer research

An annual IUP departmental fundraiser for ovarian cancer is promoted.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:37:58 PM

Websites feature maps Berks produce

An IUP senior created a Google Map for a farm market guide as part of a summer internship.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:25:40 PM

Westmoreland water authority nets $1M more from gas wells but rate hike stands

A project by IUP professors continues to monitor water quality at a Westmoreland County reservoir.

Posted on 9/14/2017 7:54:38 AM

Movers 9-10-17

A local IUP student was part of the Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Posted on 9/11/2017 5:29:38 PM

'Selfless spirit' of 9-11 victim endures

The parents of an IUP student lost in the 9-11 attacks maintain his memory with a golf outing fundraiser.

Posted on 9/11/2017 4:57:57 PM

State of Addiction: Finding early indicators of heroin addiction

IUP Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Dr. John Lewis discusses his recent co-authored study related to opioid addiction.

Posted on 9/8/2017 8:40:25 AM

Seeing behind the symphony Percussionist plays key role for orchestra

An IUP music graduate continues to make his mark in the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra.

Posted on 9/8/2017 8:20:42 AM

Study backs role of faith in drug addiction recovery

A study by IUP criminology and criminal justice professor Dr. John Lewis and IUP doctoral graduate Eric Kocian, looks at the regional opioid epidemic.

Posted on 9/8/2017 7:40:29 AM

Campus Notes: Sept. 3, 2017

IUP students participating in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program are profiled.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:45:29 AM

St. Vincent professor's drug study turns up surprising data

IUP criminology and criminal justice professor Dr. John Lewis collaborated on a study of opioid users in Westmoreland County.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:42:55 AM

Fern Glen student visits Belize

Two IUP Cook Honors College students were selected for a State System summer abroad trip to Belize.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:40:13 AM

Jellyfish in Ohio? Phenomenon has come to Lake Erie

IUP retired biology professor Dr. Terry Peard continues to offer expert commentary on freshwater jellyfish.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:28:39 AM

IUP Honors Student from Clinton County Spends Time in Belize

IUP Cook Honors College student Adam Wasser took part in the State System of Higher Education study abroad trip this summer.

Posted on 9/1/2017 5:16:03 PM

Nutting Gallery Features First Exhibit of Season

An IUP graduate is featured in a regional art exhibition.

Posted on 9/1/2017 8:40:14 AM

Art Blast on the Mon returns for one-day festival

IUP student Leah Lavrinc will be featured in a local arts festival as a teaching artist.

Posted on 9/1/2017 8:23:08 AM

Dinner with a Purpose: Mars Grad Cooks Up Event with Three-fold Goal

IUP Culinary Arts graduate and current HRIM and Accounting student organized a community fundraising dinner to benefit his hometown of Mars.

Posted on 8/29/2017 10:36:04 AM

Stories to Tell: County Authors Release New Works

IUP doctoral graduate publishes her first book.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:53:29 PM

Fire Chief Carries on Legacy of Service

An IUP student's family has a legacy of service, which she intends to carry on.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:51:05 PM

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