2019

Risky police shootouts persist in Miami-Dade

Experts call them episodes of “sympathetic fire,” “contagious fire” or “bunch shootings” — when one cop fires his gun, the rest open up en masse, so focused on a threat they don't realize bystanders or fellow cops might be in harm's way. ... R. Paul McCauley, a criminologist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who testified often in use-of-force cases. It's not uncommon for officers, so focused on what's in front of them, to assume a “circular firing squad” and nearly hit each other.

Yahoo News, December 19, 2019

You can't just shoot blindly Risky police shootouts persist in Miami-Dade

As criticism mounts over the gun battle in Miramar that killed Frank Ordonez and motorist Rick Cutshaw, a review of police records reveals that similar shootings have unfolded with regularity over the past eight years.These types of “sympathetic” or “contagion” shootings come because of a lack of proper police training and supervision, said R. Paul McCauley, a criminologist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who testified often in use-of-force cases.

Miami Herald, December 19, 2019

As the war in Afghanistan rages on, Al Villanueva and other Pittsburgh veterans watch — and question

(Adam) Zaffuto watched the twin towers fall as he sat in a freshman math class at Hampton High School. Both his grandfathers served in the military, and he felt an urge to do the same. He dropped out of Indiana University of Pennsylvania after 18 months, asked for the infantry when he joined the Army and said he wanted combat. Now he is a territory manager for Identified Technologies, a Pittsburgh 3D drone mapping company.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 21, 2019

Clarion High to IUP Connection in Volleyball is Strong

Former Clarion Area Volleyball player and assistant coach Mattie Thornton began pursuing her master's degree in English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania this past fall and also accepted an assistant coaching position on the Crimson Hawks Women's Volleyball Team.

Clarion News, December 25, 2019

Killings of UMWA leader Jock Yablonski, his family shocked Western Pa. 50 years ago

“Had he lived, Jock Yablonski probably would have ascended to the UMWA presidency,” said Charles McCollester, a retired professor of industrial and labor relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “He was tough. The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 is a direct result of Yablonski.”

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 29, 2019

As we enter a new decade, some Western Pa. things never change

The Clarks are still playing Born at Indiana University of Pennsylvania after an earlier iteration called the Administration, the music group the Clarks released their first album in 1988. Made up of Scott Blasey, Rob James, Greg Joseph and David Minarik Jr., the band has held steady ever since, releasing 11 studio albums, two “outtake” albums and two live albums.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 31, 2019

IUP, Duquesne, Robert Morris to bolster addiction prevention programs

When students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania return to class Jan. 21, they will be among the first in the state to benefit from a new program designed to prevent opioid abuse. IUP, which received a $99,888 state grant to underwrite the effort, was among 13 colleges and universities selected to be part of a $1 million state program aimed at battling the opioid epidemic and heroin addiction on campuses

Greensburg Tribune-Review, January 08, 2019

Gavin earns PhD

INDIANA, Pa. — Andover native Samantha M. Gavin, of Hill Street, has obtained her Ph.D. in Criminology and completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Evening Tribune, December 29, 2019

Business Buzz 12/29/19 Groups Form Safety Network

Representatives from the Public Safety Training Institute at the Luzerne County Community College, the Wilkes-Barre Area OSHA office, PA OSHA Onsite Consultation Program from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and local environmental, safety and health professionals associated with various businesses, industries and educational centers throughout Northeast Pennsylvania have formed the Northeast Pennsylvania Safety Network.

The Citizens' Voice, December 29, 2019

Student news

NDIANA, Pa. — Several local students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of August and December. Graduates include Matthew Carl DeGolier of Bradford, Master of Education degree in business workforce development/administrative; Morgan Rae Amidon of Port Allegany, Master of Science degree in health services administration; Morgan Lee Okerlund of Smethport, Master of Business Administration degree in business administration; and Brenna Pieczynski of Emporium, Bachelor of Science degree in human resource management.

Bradford Era, December 28, 2019

Dean's List for Dec. 28

The following students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania were named to the dean's list: Dimitri Nelson of Camp Hill, Taylor Goodjoin of Mechanicsburg.

Carlisle Sentinel, December 27, 2019

Graduation List for Dec. 28

The following students graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Samantha Strachan of Marysville, Robert Shipp of Millerstown.

Carlisle Sentinel, December 27, 2019

Joshua Rupeka Named to Spring Dean's List at IUP

Joshua Rupeka of Everett has been named to the summer 2019 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Rupeka is majoring in communications media/media production.

Morrisons Cove Herald, December 26, 2019

ICCAP receives donation from IUP faculty, retiree groups

Faculty members, coaches and retirees at Indiana University of Pennsylvania delivered their ninth annual donation on Christmas Eve to a privately funded program focused on feeding needy and hungry public-school children countywide.

Indiana Gazette, December 26, 2019

Bucks, Montgomery County students honored for academic achievements

Daniel Tomascik, of Levittown, graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in criminology and received the Dean's Award for Excellence, an accolade for earning a 4.0 GPA during his academic career with the university. Tomascik participated in the 2019 Undergraduate Scholars Forum, the IUP Mock Trial and was a volunteer notetaker with the Department for Disability Access and Advising.

Doylestown Intelligencer, December 25, 2019

IUP graduate climbing toward goal of Seven Summits

Julie Beall-McKelvey is a busy woman. She's a married mother of two children, ages 10 and 16; she owns 32 Miracle-Ear stores across Pennsylvania, including the one here in White Township; and she serves on the board for the Miracle-Ear Foundation. And she's currently getting ready to climb her third of the Seven Summits — the highest peaks on each of the seven continents. And, while she's already preparing for her third climb, she didn't originally set out to climb mountains.

Indiana Gazette, December 22, 2019

IUP lists county's August, December grads from area

The following students from Indiana County have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of August and December.

Indiana Gazette, December 22, 2019

IUP scholar named Student of the Year

INDIANA, Pa. — Alexsae Wyandt, a senior Respiratory Care major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected by the program faculty as the IUP “2019 Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Outstanding Student of the Year.” She was recognized at the Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Western Regional Conference, held earlier this fall.

Altoona Mirror, December 22, 2019

IUP announces students on summer dean's list

The following students from Indiana County have been named to the summer 2019 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The full list of summer 2019 dean's list students is available at www.iup.edu.

Indiana Gazette, December 22, 2019

Purchase Line: Recent graduates selected as scholarship recipients

Lauren Boring and Nicole Shaffer, graduates of the Purchase Line class of 2019, were recently named PA TRIO scholarship recipients for 2019. Both girls are a part of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Upward Bound Math and Science program. By being in this program, they were able to be in the running for the TRIO scholarship this year.

Indiana Gazette, December 20, 2019

Oswego Native Honored For Perfect 4.0 At IUP December Commencement Ceremony

INDIANA, Pa. – An Oswego student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania was honored during the university's Dec. 14 undergraduate commencement ceremony for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Oswego County Today, December 20, 2019

Windber natives' band to play at Westmont Grove

Too Soon Jokes — a Baltimore, Maryland indie rock band that includes two Windber natives — is making its first local appearance as part of a five-band show that takes place from 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Westmont Grove, 1000 Edgehill Drive. Justin Gyurik, singer and guitarist who is originally from Windber, started writing music with guitarist Zachary Rougeux from Indiana while Gyurik was in grad school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The musicians moved to Baltimore in 2011 and have been writing songs and building a following ever since.

Somerset Our Town, December 19, 2019

A newly minted Ph.D. credits her West Philly mother for her success

So when (Debonair) Oates-Primus crossed a stage at Indiana University of Pennsylvania this month, earning her doctorate in English literature and criticism and delivering a graduation speech to thunderous applause, it felt wonderful. But the people who knew her best were not surprised.

Philadelphia Inquirer, December 27, 2019

Chef Todd, Soul Platter Café – a perfect blend

The Soul Platter Café relies on a volunteer network to help with leadership and organizational structure, food sourcing, cooking and serving, marketing and more. Soul Platter now has a volunteer credentialed-chef, they are also attracting other talent in the kitchen including two culinary students. Mike Rockwell, of Reynoldsville, has volunteered on many occasions, and he has one semester left at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Culinary Academy,

Tri-County Sunday, December 18, 2019

Intelligent.com Announces Best Master's in Adult Education Learning Degree Programs for 2020

Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, has announced the Top 30 Master's in Adult Education Learning Degree Programs for 2020. ... Indiana University of Pennsylvania

WLNE-TV ABC News, December 13, 2019

Coker University hires six new faculty members

Dr. Susan Daniels Henderson, Provost and Dean of the Faculty of Coker University, announced the addition of six new faculty members: Lynn Bowers, Reed Hanna, Tim Perkins, Kirsten A. Piatak, Sorina D. Riddle, and Natalia Schradle. Kirsten Piatak is assistant professor of criminology. Piatak worked most recently as an instructor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and East Tennessee State University, and as a crisis intervention specialist at Armstrong-Indiana Crisis. She has a bachelor's in criminology and Spanish from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in criminal justice and criminology from East Tennessee State University, and is completing her Ph.D. in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Hartsville News Journal, December 10, 2019

656 students scheduled to graduate from IUP

A total of 656 students are eligible to participate in Indiana University of Pennsylvania's graduate and undergraduate winter commencement ceremonies on Saturday. Two area students will be recognized for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average at the undergraduate ceremony. They are Anna Manges, a biology major and geology minor from Indiana; and Nicholas Mays, a political science major from Northern Cambria.

Indiana Gazette, December 10, 2019

No increase in fees for IUP students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania announced that there will be no increase in student fees for the 2020-21 academic year, as the Council of Trustees voted to keep costs the same last week. IUP is the second largest university in the region by undergraduate population, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists, with a full-time, undergrad enrollment of 8,359.

Pittsburgh Business Times, December 18, 2019

Brook trout, forest birds under microscope in new Pennsylvania projects

A slate of habitat projects focusing on the restoration of forest and freshwater habitats, including several in Pennsylvania, have been launched with $1.5 million in grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Program. Pennsylvania projects are: * Restoring large forest blocks in state parks for key bird species in the Laurel Highlands, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute, $199,896.

Penn Live, December 18, 2019

Mansfield University Department of Geosciences adds concentration in Geoarchaeology

Mansfield University's new geoarchaeology concentration, the first of its kind in Pennsylvania, is now active and ready for enrollment. The field of geoarchaeology uses earth science methods and concepts to address questions about past human activity. The program is unique in that it draws upon the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) ethos of systemness with a collaboration through the IUP Anthropology Department. Mansfield University students enrolled in the geoarchaeology concentration are required to complete two classes (nine credits) through Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).

NorthcentralPa.com, December 17, 2019

Health briefs 12-16-19

Officials at Excela Health announced recently that John Sphon has been appointed permanent Chief Executive Officer of Excela Health after serving as the system's acting CEO since April. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Herald Standard, December 16, 2019

Gazette Photos: Hundreds of IUP students earn degrees

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate Hannah Kauffman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in musical theater at Saturday's commencement ceremonies. About 650 students were expected to graduate at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Indiana Gazette, December 15, 2019

IUP trustees approve naming resolutions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said continued donations to the university's Imagine Unlimited fundraising campaign have allowed IUP to pass several naming resolutions. At its meeting Thursday, IUP's Council of Trustees approved three naming resolutions: • One honors the Frank and Sharon Roberts Family with the naming of a future cafeteria in the Academy of Culinary Arts in Punxsutawney. • Another honors 2001 Academy of Culinary Arts graduate Kristin Butterworth with the naming of a future demonstration kitchen at the academy. • A third recognizes a student and his mentor, as the Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative is named for longtime federal librarian and 1973 IUP graduate Blane K. Dessy and Rosaly Roffman, now a professor emerita of English.

Indiana Gazette, December 15, 2019

Bennington Museum names new director

he Bennington Museum has selected a new executive director following a months-long search, the nonprofit organization announced on Friday. Joshua Campbell Torrance, the director of a historic estate in Maine for nearly two decades, will become the museum's next director on Jan. 20, according to a news release. Torrance holds a bachelor's degree in history from Elmira College and two master's degrees: one in history museum studies from the State University of New York at Oneonta and another in history from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Bennington Banner, December 14, 2019

‘There's really no comparison': In polarized Washington, Trump impeachment vote has little precedent

“Impeachment proceedings are unique creatures,” said Dave Chambers, an associate professor of political science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. From the very beginning, he said, the source of the investigation was a first: a whistleblower complaint against the president from an intelligence officer that was deemed credible by an inspector general and referred to Congress.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 14, 2019

IUP agrees to no fee increases

The university's Council of Trustees honored two departing administrators and put a hold on fee increases, among other actions Thursday afternoon. “Just as the (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) Board of Governors opted to hold off on a tuition increase this year, we are opting to put a hold on fees to lessen the financial burden on our students,” university President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said. Where normally the trustees would review fee proposals in December and give them a final vote at their next meeting, scheduled for March 19, instead they acted now to help students make decisions about their plans.

Indiana Gazette, December 14, 2019

Wallingford resident has special role at IUP graduation

INDIANA, PA. — Morgan Stewart, of Wallingford, has been selected to present the senior class gift during Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Dec. 14 undergraduate commencement ceremony. Stewart, a biology pre-veterinary track graduate, is a member of the IUP Student Philanthropy Council. She is the daughter of Scott Stewart and Jeanette Stewart and is a 2016 graduate of Strath Haven High School. While at IUP, she received the Sutton Scholarship and the Board of Governors Scholarship.

Daily Times, December 15, 2019

Blane Dessy and Rosaly DeMaios Roffman honored by Indiana University of Pennsylvania with Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative

Indiana University of Pennsylvania announced today the IUP's Council of Trustees honored Blane Dessy—a 1973 graduate—and IUP Professor Emerita of English—Rosaly DeMaios Roffman—with the naming of the Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative.

YourErie.com, December 13, 2019

IUP to hold review of all programs

At Thursday's quarterly meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Timothy Moerland said the university has initiated a three-phase comprehensive review of all of its academic programs that is scheduled to continue through the fall semester next year. “The name of this initiative is called INSPIRE and the goal is to take comprehensive, contemplative data for an overview of all of IUP's programs, on the undergraduate level and the graduate level, (and) eventually to include certificates, minors and anything else that we offer in terms of academic credentials,” Moerland said.

Indiana Gazette, December 13, 2019

Penn State DuBois Fall Commencement slated for Dec. 19

LuAnn Demi, the 2018-19 DuBois Educational Foundation Educator of the Year, will offer the commencement address. Demi is program director of the Penn State DuBois Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program, and also is an assistant teaching professor in the program. Demi earned her master's in occupational therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College in 1993, and her bachelor's in rehabilitation education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1984.

ConnectRadioFM, December 13, 2019

Ben White Joins NAMA As Director Of Training And Education

Industry veteran Ben White has joined NAMA as Director of Education & Training. His responsibilities will include overseeing the association's education efforts, curriculum development for a variety of programs (NAMA Show, Coffee Tea & Water, the Executive Forum), as well as the online NAMA Knowledge Center. He will also serve as staff liaison to the NAMA Education and Coffee Services committees. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Ben began his career at a Maryland Coca-Cola bottler, where he was later named Cold Drink (vending machine) Manager.

Vending Market Watch, December 12, 2019

Cove Man Will Be IUP Commencement Speaker Appleman 'I really did find my place there.'

Braeden Appleman, a communications media production summa cum laude graduate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Roaring Spring, has been selected as the student speaker for IUP's Dec. 14 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Morrisons Cove Herald, December 12, 2019

IUP Student Named 'Student of the Year'

Alexsae Wyandt, a senior Respiratory Care major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected by the program faculty as the IUP "2019 Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care Outstanding Student of the Year."

Morrisons Cove Herald, December 12, 2019

Bette Banjack: At The Table With Kelly Raggazino

It is not always easy to balance being a single mom of two children and being executive director of Open Hearth Inc., but Kelly Raggazino seems to handle it just right. Originally from Clarion, Pa., she attended and graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She comes from a somewhat large family.

The Phoenix Reporer & Item, December 12, 2019

Flawless 4.0 for Oswego's Richardson

Richardson, 21, has held tight to her health and physical education major since the first semester at The Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Richardson said she chose her field of study because it was the crossroads of two passions she cultivated as an Oswego High School student athlete: being healthy and working with children. The scholar-athlete's determination has paid off — this Saturday she will receive her undergraduate degree at The Indiana University of Pennsylvania's commencement ceremony with honors for her 4.0 GPA. Last spring, she was selected for the IWCLA Division II Academic Honor Roll, the same semester she started taking graduate classes for a master's degree in health and physical education in K-12 with an athletic coaching track.

Oswego County News Now/Palladium-Times/Valley News, December 12, 2019

Penn State, Centre County receive NFWF grants to benefit forest and stream conservation

For the Pennsylvania Wilds, including parts of Centre County, the American Bird Conservatory received a $175,000 toward a $375,000 project to improve forest management planning and habitat management for birds, including the golden-winged warbler, cerulean warbler and wood thrush. “From a casual observer ... what they will experience when the active (forest) management is done and there's no one working in the woods, is they would walk through a stretch of woods that would give them a feeling of dynamic conditions,” said Jeff Larkin, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor who works with the American Bird Conservatory. Read more here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/article237587404.html#storylink=cpy

Centre Daily Times, December 11, 2019

NFWF Announces $1.5 Million In Central Appalachia Habitat Stewardship Grants, Including Over $965,000 In PA

Restoring Large Forest Blocks in State Parks for Key Bird Species in the Laurel Highlands, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute: Grant Amount: $199,896; Matching Funds: $214,282; Project Total: $414,178: Restore multiple forest age classes and habitat complexity for key bird species in large forest blocks in two state parks in the Laurel Highlands of south central Pennsylvania, which serve as anchors in a network of forested lands in the region. Project will write comprehensive forest management plans for more than 33,000 acres of forest and implement habitat management practices that benefit golden-winged warbler, cerulean warbler and wood thrush while also monitoring population responses.

PA Environment Digest Blog, December 10, 2019

New Police Officers to Work at Ford City and Manor

Two cadets that recently graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Law Enforcement training will be working at two area municipalities. Terry Corson and Jonathan Painter were approved by Ford City Borough Council and Manor Township Supervisors to work as part-timer officers in each department.

The Kittannning Paper, December 10, 2019

D.A.-elect Sayers names Nedza as first assistant D.A.

District Attorney-Elect Ryan P. Sayers on Tuesday announced that Leanne R. Nedza, a veteran prosecutor and defense attorney, will serve as First Assistant District Attorney in the Office of District Attorney of Clearfield County. Nedza completed her undergraduate studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she graduated cum laude, and then graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in 2002.

Clearfield Progress, December 10, 2019

Jay Costa, State Senate Democratic Leader, announces 2020 re-election campaign

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced his intention to seek re-election to the Pennsylvania Senate from the 43rd District. A lifelong Allegheny County resident and the former Register of Wills, Mr. Costa is a graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Duquesne University School of Law.

South Pittsburgh Reporter, December 10, 2019

Excela names Sphon permanent CEO

Excela Health has named John Sphon as the health system's permanent CEO. He had previously held the same position in an acting capacity. Sphon has had the acting job since April with the departure of the previous CEO. A native of Westmoreland County, he has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and had been CEO of the system-owned MedCare Equipment Co. before that.

Pittsburgh Business Times, December 10, 2019

Kusluch to graduate from IUP with a perfect 4.0

Mary Kusluch, a 2015 graduate of Riverside High School, will graduate with a perfect 4.0 grading average at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday.

Ellwood City Ledger, December 10, 2019

2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Dom McNeil, WR, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Dom McNeil the physical WR from Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot

Draft Diamonds, December 10, 2019

John Sphon named permanent CEO at Excela Health

John Sphon has been named permanent CEO of Westmoreland County hospital system Excela Health, after serving as the system's acting CEO since April. Mr. Sphon, a Westmoreland County native, received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The appointment came five days after Moody's Investors Service downgraded $63 million in Excela debt to Baa1 from A3 with a continuing negative outlook.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 10, 2019

IUP prof's research updates Mars map

Thanks to planetary scientist and educator Dr. Kenneth Coles, a geoscience faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, working with Dr. Kenneth L. Tanaka (United States Geological Survey's Astrogeology team) and Dr. Philip R. Christensen (Arizona State University), we Earthlings will have a much better understanding of our next-door planetary neighbor with “The Atlas of Mars: Mapping its Geography and Geology.”

Indiana Gazette, December 08, 2019

Five Indiana County bridges to be renamed

Act 102 of 2019 was amended to rename several roads and bridges across the state, including the five local bridges. Senate Bill 824, introduced by Pittman, which renames the Route 119 bridge over Yellow Creek in Center Township as the Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Robertson Memorial Bridge. Hilliard-Robertson lived a life of service to others and as an exemplary role model for women in STEM education. State Rep. Jim Struzzi, R-Indiana, introduced a companion bill, House Bill 2035, in the House of Representatives. Hilliard-Robertson was born on March 12, 1963, in Indiana and grew up in Homer City. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1989.

Indiana Gazette, December 08, 2019

$50,000 gift to benefit students at IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

A longtime friend and current member of the Dean's Advancement Council for the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has shown her renewed commitment to students enrolled in the IUP Academy for Culinary Arts with an estate gift of $50,000.

Indiana Gazette, December 08, 2019

New membership director joins Chambersburg Chamber staff

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Jordan Nace as the new membership director who will serve nearly 800 members of the business community. ... Nace is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg News-Chronicle, December 05, 2019

Esposito reflects on journey from bar band to music executive

There was the media giant Esposito, CEO of Warner Music Nashville, who led the resurgence of the music label's country music division by reinvigorating superstar Blake Shelton's career and landing a contract with legend Kenny Chesney.Then there was the Indiana High and Indiana University of Pennsylvania alum Esposito, bred of the local music community, there to reminisce and savor his hometown's Christmas season celebration, albeit at a microphone before a crowd of 432 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex at the IUP campus.

Indiana Gazette, December 05, 2019

Long-term plan outlined for park near campus

At its meeting Tuesday, Indiana Borough Council received a hard-copy version of the ongoing plan for Confluence Discovery Park, a 39-acre complex being built in five phases over the next 11 years on property adjacent to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.

Indiana Gazette, December 05, 2019

Ferrence announces Democratic candidacy for state House 6th District seat

Matt Ferrence of Meadville formally has announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party's nomination for Pennsylvania's House of Representatives 6th District in 2020.Ferrence has a bachelor degree in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master of fine arts in creative writing from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate in American literature from West Virginia University.

Meadville Tribune, December 04, 2019

Mary Cummings joins Sound Transit as Deputy CEO and Chief Administrative Officer

Sound Transit today announced Mary Cummings' appointment as chief administrative officer, a position that will play a vital role in expanding regional transit services across the Central Puget Sound region. Mary is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Suburban Times, December 04, 2019

Sound Transit selects new deputy CEO and chief administration officer

Mary Cummings has been selected by Sound Transit to be the chief administrative officer where she will play a vital role in expanding regional transit services across the Central Puget Sound region. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

MassTransit Magazine, December 04, 2019

IUP names vice president of finance

Following a national search, Dr. Debra L. Fitzsimons has been selected to serve as vice president for administration and finance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She will begin work at IUP on Dec. 16.

Indiana Gazette, December 03, 2019

Kutztown University Professor Creates First and Only August Wilson Journal

Famed late Pittsburgh playwright, August Wilson, comes to life again in a collection of interviews, stage reviews and essays now available online in the inaugural edition of the August Wilson Journal, thanks to the work of Kutztown University professor of English, Michael Downing. Downing is a well-rounded scholar with bachelor's degrees in both arts and science from Clarion University and a summa cum laude doctoral graduate of philosophy from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1997.

BCTV (Reading, Pa.), December 03, 2019

Erie-area candidates emerge for state offices

Another Democrat who has announced his candidacy is Matthew Ferrence, who is seeking his party's nod in the state House of Representative's 6th District race. He holds a bachelor's degree in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctoral degree in American literature from West Virginia University.

Go Erie, December 03, 2019

Forum weighs pros, cons of legal pot

Both men shared their views on the topic of legalized marijuana alongside Somerset County Single County Authority Director Erin Howsare and Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor David Yerger as part of a town hall-style forum at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown on Monday, at a time Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing the idea.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, December 03, 2019

New Books in History Christine D. Baker, Medieval Islamic Sectarianism

Christine D. Baker, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern History at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, engages these questions by exploring the formation of sectarian identities in the tenth century medieval Middle East and North Africa.

Player FM, November 29, 2019

Town Hall High Expectation PA's Marijuana Future

There is a push to legalize recreational marijuana in PA, and it has the backing of the Governor and Lt. Governor. Join us as we discuss what the state needs to do to get ready for this. Guests: Dr. David Yerger. An economics professor from Indiana University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.

WJAC-TV, December 01, 2019

Former Brookville Woman Honored by IUP

INDIANA, Pa. – A woman, originally from Brookville, has been selected by Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a 2019 Young Alumni Achievement Award. Danielle Kuntz, a 2007 graduate of IUP with a Bachelor of Science degree in music education, was selected for the award. Kuntz, who currently lives in Berea, Ohio, is married to Dr. Andrew Machamer and the couple has a five-month-old son, Louis.

Gant News, November 30, 2019

Director left job in big city for love of hometown

It is easy to see that Danea Koss loves her hometown of Ebensburg.Koss gave up a successful big city career to come back home to raise her children, and lead many of the community's big events. The Central Cambria graduate earned a degree in communications and media at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and moved to the Washington area, where she worked for several major nonprofits.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, November 30, 2019

Unemployment rates rose in October

That view is shared by the chairman of the Department of Economics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “The unemployment rate can rise during improving labor market conditions if the improving conditions draw slack labor into the market at a faster rate than the new job generation,” Dr. David Yerger said.

Indiana Gazette, November 29, 2019

Coventry Singers Offer Weekend Performances

he Pottstown-based Coventry Singers will perform two free concerts of sacred and secular Christmas music ... Nadine Lydic returns as piano accompanist. Nadine holds a bachelor's degree in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her master's degree in music is from West Chester University. She is a retired teacher from the Boyertown School District and has been a member of the Coventry Singers for many years.

The Post (Pottstown), November 28, 2019

Leechburg adds part-time police officer

Miranda Tasker is completing her second week as a part-time police officer in Leechburg. Tasker, 28, originally of Butler, also works as a part-timer in Allegheny Township and Vandergrift and serves as an Air Force Reserve security officer in Youngstown. Tasker is an Indiana University of Pennsylvania police academy graduate.

Valley News Dispatch, November 27, 2019

IUP joins global GivingTuesday initiative

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has joined a global generosity movement with a goal of providing critical financial support to IUP students who need it the most. IUP is part of the GivingTuesday project, with a goal of raising $10,000 for the IUP Financial Emergency Aid Fund. GivingTuesday happens Dec. 3.

Indiana Gazette, November 27, 2019

IUP food drive nets 1,058 items

A food drive competition coordinated by Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Health and Human Services Service Committee resulted in a donation of 1,058 items for the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center.

Indiana Gazette, November 27, 2019

Towne Singers Celebrate: Twas The Night Before Christmas

The Towne Singers will celebrate Christmas with two concerts next month. Both feature the Harry Simeone arrangement of Clement Clarke Moore's enduring holiday favorite “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” as well as other sacred and secular Christmas music.Nancy Fogelsanger, an organist and assistant accompanist, is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She serves as organist at Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg.

Franklin County Free Press, December 02, 2019

ANALYSIS: Impeachment proceedings require broad consensus

A professor of political science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania said impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump probably will not succeed unless there is a broad-based consensus.

Indiana Gazette, November 26, 2019

Museum marks Veterans Day

As part of the program, Dr. J. David Truby, IUP professor emeritus and a U.S. Army veteran, spoke at the museum about Brig. Gen. James Stewart's final Air Force war mission before a matinee showing of the Stewart film “Strategic Air Command.”

Indiana Gazette, November 26, 2019

A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER at Las Vegas National Golf Club

Emcee Brandon Burk, actor, singer, and entertainer, is very involved with the Utah Shakespeare Festival and performing arts. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a Masters of Fine Arts in performance and Bachelor of Arts in theater from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He brings his talent, stage presence, and passion to emceeing the gala.

Broadway World, November 26, 2019

4.5 percent of Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 4.5 percent of Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Of these students, 256 men and 263 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school. This total does not include students playing intramural sports. According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams. The sports at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus with the most participants are all track combined (181), football (89) and soccer (40).

Keystone Business News, November 26, 2019

Continuus Materials Announces Additions to Leadership Team

Continuus Materials, LLC announced the addition of two key leaders to its team — Allan Bradshaw and Jason Burris. Jason Burris joins Continuus as Vice President of Market Development. Jason spent 22 years with James Hardie Industries in various leadership capacities, including U.S. Division Environmental Health and Safety Leader, Manufacturing Plant Leader, and most recently, Interiors Business Western Division Sales Leader. Jason has a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Roofing The Industry's Voice, November 25, 2019

New membership director joins Chambersburg, Pa., Chamber of Commerce staff

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce has announced Jordan Nace as the new membership director serving nearly 800 members of the business community. He received his undergraduate degree in communications studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is originally from Carlisle.

Herald-Mail, November 24, 2019

Piano key to centenarian's longevity

PORTAGE – When Rhea Hornyak steps into the Royal Ballroom on Saturday she'll be celebrating an extraordinary birthday – and nearly a century of song.Thanks to a scholarship, she attended Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio – and later Indiana University of Pennsylvania – for an elementary education degree.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, November 23, 2019

Local Man Honored with IUP Young Alumni Achievement Award

INDIANA, Pa. – A man, originally from Knox, has been selected by Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a 2019 Young Alumni Achievement Award. Daniel Reichard, a 2012 graduate of IUP with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, was selected for the award. Reichard is the son of Chris and Sara Reichard, of Clarion County. He is a 2008 graduate of Keystone Junior-Senior High School.

ExploreClarion, November 23, 2019

NASA's Atlas of Mars Updated

INDIANA, Pa. – Looking for that perfect little getaway, maybe something that is really out of this world? Thanks to planetary scientist and educator Dr. Kenneth Coles, a geoscience faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, working with Dr. Kenneth L. Tanaka (United States Geological Survey's Astrogeology team) and Dr. Philip R. Christensen (Arizona State University), we Earthlings will have a much better understanding of our next-door planetary neighbor with The Atlas of Mars: Mapping its Geography and Geology.

Parabolic Arc, November 23, 2019

Area Native Wins Young Alumni Achievement Award at IUP

Danielle Kuntz, a 2007 graduate of IUP with a bachelor of science degree in music education, was selected for the award.The Young Alumni Achievement Awards are sponsored by the IUP Office of Alumni Relations and IUP Ambassadors. They are presented to IUP graduates of the last 15 years who have recorded notable achievements in their professions. Each IUP college selects a recipient from their college for the award.

ExploreClarion , November 24, 2019

Magazine names five from county to list

Five professionals from Indiana County have been named to the Pennsylvania Business Central's Foremost Under 40 list. Alexis Blose -- Blose is the CFO at Government and Civil Employee Services LLC, a financial securities firm in Indiana. While attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting... Annie Rizzo -- The marketing manager at IRMC Physician Group, Rizzo, of Indiana, is a 2015 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in marketing. Molly Kathleen Sarver --Sarver is the newly hired senior land use planner at the Indiana County Office of Planning and Development. Sarver is a native of Indiana County and graduated from IUP.

Indiana Gazette, November 24, 2019

Chamber preps for luncheon, cancels expo

Hilliard said that things are coming together nicely for this year's annual luncheon, scheduled for Dec. 4 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. This year's speaker is John Esposito, CEO of Warner Music Nashville and an Indiana High and Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate. Hilliard said this year's event may see a few small changes compared to years past.

Indiana Gazette, November 24, 2019

Business people Retired music educator receives lifetime award

Ronald Linn Black, a native of Johnstown, has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles. Black received a bachelor's degree in music from Maryville College in Tennessee in 1970 and a master's degree in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1976.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, November 24, 2019

Study examines local drug culture

While Narcan has been widely credited with preventing an untold number of deaths from opioid drug overdoses, few users reported routinely carrying the antidote, according to recently released results of a six-month study conducted last year by professionals at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, November 24, 2019

Dr. Charlene Dukes: a maverick, advocate, and leader to retire

As the first African American woman President at PGCC, I asked her if she ever thought she'd be a college president when a little girl. Dr. (Charlene) Dukes said, “Absolutely not.” Retiring soon after 13 years leading the college, she knew when little that, “College was in our future because our parents always talked about that." ... Shortly after, Dukes reenrolled at IUP in 1976-77 and finished her English degree. This time she worked full-time and went to school full-time, a real triumph considering the time period.

Baltimore Post-Examiner, November 22, 2019

Sutton sworn-in by Judge McMahon

ailey A. Tutton was sworn into the Pennsylvania Bar Association by President Judge Shawn T. McMahon in the Elk County Courthouse on Friday. Tutton is a Ridgway born lawyer who has strong ties in the area through family and friends. Tutton is a graduate of Elk County Schools and attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania for her undergraduate studies. During her time as an undergrad, she worked for the Elk County Commissioners each summer break.

Ridgway Record, November 15, 2019

USA: Renae McDermott Named Assistant Director of the Training Division

Director Christopher Wray has named Renae McDermott as the assistant director of the FBI's Training Division. Director Wray named Ms. McDermott the deputy assistant director for the Training Division in 2018 and assistant director in October 2019. In addition to training agents and analysts, the division runs numerous training programs for U.S. and foreign law enforcement. Ms. McDermott earned a degree in criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

7th Space, November 22, 2019

Ex-football player opens eatery in Pineford; it's a Blue Raider shrine

Scott Douglass cut his cooking teeth feeding a high school football team. Think of it as his preseason. Now, it's the regular season, and Douglass is feeding all of Middletown. Douglass, after leaving IUP spent his career handling advertising in publications for the Catholic church.

Press & Journal, November 20, 2019

Youth leadership gets next lesson

A select group of students from six county school districts learned Tuesday about using body language in the professional world as part of a youth leadership program. Tammy Manko, director of the career and professional development center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, explained to students how maintaining eye contact and smiling helps make a strong impression.

Butler Eagle, November 20, 2019

Local Salvation Army sets $75,000 fundraising goal

The total raised in the auction was not available overnight, but The Salvation Army knew where $4,249 was coming from, after an annual two-week effort by students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “These are representatives from each component of fraternity and sorority life, and all these folks are council officers,” IUP President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said as he introduced Matt Van Etten, a finance and economics major from Shillington; Lexie Pollock, a political science major from Gibsonia; Na'eem Allen-Stills, an exercise science major from Philadelphia; and Dara Thomas, a criminology major from Canonsburg. Also on stage was Betsy Sarneso, assistant director of fraternity and sorority life and student engagement at IUP. It was the 14th year for the fundraising effort by IUP's Greek community, which through the years has brought in $40,726.

Indiana Gazette, November 20, 2019

Kennett's new township manager says he will focus on transparency

Eden Ratliff has only been at his new job as Kennett Township manager for two months, and he has already taken great measures to let residents know that transparency is his focus. Ratliff, who was selected from a field of 33 applicants, is originally from West Chester and has a degree in political science and a master's degree in employment and labor relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Daily Local News, November 18, 2019

New historical marker commemorates local settlement of freed slaves

Angela Jaillet-Wentling, who has a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Penn State University and a master's degree in applied archeology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is originally from Sandy Lake and has been excavating the Pandenarium area for the past 10 years.

Sharon Herald, November 17, 2019

BGSU choir to be in concert in Van Wert

The Bowling Green State University A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Dr. Mark Munson will be in concert Friday, November 22 at 7:00 pm in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Van Wert, Ohio. Dr. Mark Munson is Director of Choral Activities at BGSU. He holds degrees from Indiana University in Pennsylvania...

LimaOhio.com, November 16, 2019

St. Andrews Church Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall this weekend

This weekend, 12 members of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir will travel to the Big Apple for a Holiday show which is part of Carnegie Hall's Distinguished Concerts International Series.Carole Haines has been the Choir Director at St. Andrews since 2010. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Music Education.

LebTown, November 15, 2019

Sorority raises $4K for breast cancer education

Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Indiana University of Pennsylvania raised $4,000 for breast cancer education and support for survivors in October, matching the amount raised in 2018. The 36-member sorority sponsored or volunteered for 11 different fundraising and awareness events during the month at IUP and in the region. The sorority's national philanthropy is breast cancer education and awareness.

Indiana Gazette, November 15, 2019

Meet Pittsburgh's New Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees -- Andrew Johnson

Andrew W. Johnson (37) Executive Director of Community Partnerships and External Affairs, Community College of Allegheny County Andrew Johnson doesn't just believe in mentorship; he believes in intentional mentorship.

Pittsburgh Magazine , October 16, 2019

Meet Pittsburgh's New Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees -- Kristy Joy Weidner

Kristy Joy Weidner (39) Owner and Clinical Director, The Village Center for Holistic Therapy; Owner, inJOY Meditation Studio Kristy Weidner sees it every day: People who are so overextended, stressed and exhausted by work and obligations that they have little time for friendships or self-care.

Pittsburgh Magazine, October 16, 2019

Impeachment rules the day, but Pennsylvania lawmakers push bipartisan initiatives

The same thing happened during the 1973 Watergate hearings of Republican President Richard Nixon and again during the impeachment proceedings of Democratic President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, said David Chambers, chairman of the political science department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Once you engage in an impeachment inquiry, it overshadows everything. It takes on the character of an ‘us against them' thing. And everything grinds to a halt,” Chambers said.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, November 17, 2019

John Lindheimer knows betting from both sides of counter

(John) Lindheimer, 56, who is the manager of the recently opened book at Harrah's Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana, about 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. “This never feels like work to me. I'm truly blessed to be doing something I was meant to do.” But instead of wrestling, Lindheimer chose a more genteel sport. He played tennis and played collegiately at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Gaming Today, November 13, 2019

Curator Opens Art Gallery In Sharpsburg

And the experience led (Jeff Jarzynka), ultimately, to open Pittsburgh's newest commercial art gallery, one focused on showcasing local talent. ZYNKA Gallery, in Sharpsburg, hosts its inaugural opening reception Saturday. Jarzynka, now 51, grew up in the North Hills and studied painting and graphic design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

WESA (NPR, Pittsburgh), November 13, 2019

Academic Minute: Living-Learning Communities

Not all living-learning communities are succeeding as well as others. In today's Academic Minute, Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Mimi Benjamin explores how to make the most of the experience. Benjamin is an associate professor in the department of student affairs in higher education at IUP.

Inside Higher Ed, November 13, 2019

Old Stone Gallery to feature Patrick Ruane

The Old Stone Room Gallery Exhibit features “Echoes” by Patrick Ruane. Ruane was born in 1960 and raised in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh a few miles from the Allegheny River Valley, which proved to have an overarching influence on his work. Formally trained at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Ruane is broadly inspired by time spent outdoors, and more specifically by the rivers, woods and fields of Appalachia, or from more distant landscapes that the artist has visited with easel and paint in tow.

Register-Herald (Beckley, WVa), November 07, 2019

IUP Dance Theater to present 'Stargazer'

The Department of Theater and Dance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present “Stargazer,” a production of the IUP Dance Theater. Directed by Holly Boda-Sutton with original score by David Martynuik, the production will run at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Zink Dance Auditorium, IUP campus.

Indiana Gazette, November 12, 2019

Revolutionary principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers

The Center for Black Educator Development, an organization (Sharif) El-Mekki founded in June after 26 years as a teacher and principal in Philadelphia. As lights flashed, Harris announced that the Center, or CBED, was his “top draft pick,” receiving $300,000 of the $1 million he gave out that day. He ultimately graduated from Overbrook High and enrolled at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on a scholarship. He majored in criminal justice and knew he wanted to devote his career to righting the wrongs he saw around him.

WHYY Radio (NPR affiliate), November 12, 2019

Leland announces run for the 167th

Describing herself as a “dedicated community leader and combat veteran,” retired Army Col. Wendy Graham Leland announced her candidacy for State Representative. A mother of four children, and the daughter and mother of a firefighter, Leland graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and retired from the United States Army in 2012 as a Colonel.

Unionville Times, November 12, 2019

‘The Show' Verquan Kimbrough earns spot in Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame

The other inductees are: Sam Bechtel: A graduate of Beaver High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Bechtel served as sports editor of the Beaver County Times from 1971-1983. During that time, he was the driving force behind establishing the BCT sports section as one country's best for communities the size of Beaver County.

Beaver County Times, November 11, 2019

2020 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: JR Stevens, CB, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career? When I made two goal line pass break ups back to back in 2017 in the Elite 8 playoff game against assumption. Our defense held them to a field goal, so our offense took advantage and score a touchdown to take the lead in the game.

Draft Diamonds, November 11, 2019

Punxsutawney and Brookville Chamber mixer highlights IUP campus

The Punxsutawney and Brookville chambers of commerce came together for a mixer at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Punxsutawney campus. The event was intended to encourage the two chambers to utilize the IUP campus for training for which local businesses might have a need.

DuBois Courier Express, November 11, 2019

New police unit makes equality a top priority

The NAACP chapter heard remarks as well from Indiana University of Pennsylvania journalism and political science student Kalyn Menifee, on the challenges she faces gaining acceptance not just as African-American or as a woman, but as being in the Gen Z age group. Professor Wang Xi told of the cultural dynamics between African-Americans and China in the years following World War II and during the civil rights movement in the U.S.

Indiana Gazette , November 10, 2019

IUP to host co-director of 'Making a Murderer'

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Six O'Clock Series will host Laura Nirider, the co-director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions and attorney for Brendan Dassey, featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer,” on Nov. 18. “True Crime, False Confessions, and the Fight for Justice: An Evening with Laura Nirider,” is free and open to the community. It will be held at 6 p.m. in IUP's Performing Arts Center's Fisher Auditorium. It is sponsored by the IUP Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement.

Indiana Gazette, November 10, 2019

J.R. Bremer bringing together talented backcourt at Cleveland Heights

J.R. Bremer's basketball itch won't go away. Whether it was as a player or now while becoming a coach, Bremer said he is still getting used to the latter. He went on to a professional career that included a stint with the Cavaliers and last coached as a volunteer an Indiana University of Pennsylvania before returning home.

Cleveland.com, November 07, 2019

MBA Promotes Rob Van Raaphorst to Vice President of Communications

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today announced that Rob Van Raaphorst has been promoted to Vice President of Communications. Van Raaphorst is also a former television reporter for ABC News and has worked for Fox Sports Pittsburgh and St. Louis. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Mortgage Bankers Association, November 06, 2019

Republican Michael Korns unseats Democrat Joseph Ferguson in Allegheny Township

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor will represent Allegheny Township as supervisor after beating out a longtime elected official for an open seat in Tuesday's election. ... Republican Mike Korns ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 06, 2019

Wolf Administration Invests $1.5 Million in Early Childhood Education Professionals

The grants will allow the universities and colleges and their project partners to design specific courses related to Pennsylvania's Learning Standards for Early Childhood Infant and Toddlers and Pre-Kindergarten; .. Grant recipients include: Indiana University of Pennsylvania – $71,569. The grant will be used to design an infant–toddler certificate and preschool certificate for ECE professionals that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to support children and their families. The grant will also help construct hybrid courses that combines face-to-face contact and technology-based instruction to support the needs of non-traditional students.

ChesCo (Chester County), November 04, 2019

Pa. attorney general trying to close agent training gap

R. Paul McCauley, emeritus professor of criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said such policies were “critically important,” and said generally in law enforcement, officers must be trained on every action they could potentially take, even if taking that action is unlikely.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 04, 2019

BALANCING ACT Workforce development series aims to connect, inspire

Tabitha Reefer... (a) Kittanning consultant for organizations such as the state Department of Health will discuss “Achieving Work-Life Balance” during a Nov. 12 presentation that is the first of a 2019-20 Lunch & Learn Series of presentations planned by Butler County Community College's Workforce Development division. ... Work-life balance was “always kind of in my mind throughout school,” said Reefer, who worked full time while a full-time student pursuing bachelor's degrees in anthropology and statistics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania ...

Butler Eagle, November 02, 2019

Tisinger, Lamb tapped to lead Bottle Works

As of Friday, Melody Tisinger will serve as Bottle Works' director of advancement and operations, while Matthew Lamb will act as its creative director. Both new co-leaders have worked at Bottle Works since the fall of 2017. Tisinger is a Greater Johnstown School District graduate and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, November 01, 2019

Shaler native thrilled to join police force

Leah Nock has wanted to be in law enforcement for as long as she can remember. Growing up in Shaler, it was an even bigger dream to someday be a member of the Shaler Township Police Department. At 29 years old, Nock has reached that life goal.After attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania's police academy, she began working as a security guard at Carnegie Mellon University.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/Shaler Journal, October 31, 2019

IUP receiving $71,000 for early childhood education efforts

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is getting a $71,569 share of $1.5 million being handed out by the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf to improve the quality of early childhood education.

Indiana Gazette, November 01, 2019

Shor named a provost scholar at IUP

Frank Jerome Shor of Weatherly has been recognized as a provost scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Times News Online, November 02, 2019

1st Summit Bank names executive VP

John E. Kubinsky, of Johnstown, has been promoted to executive vice president and senior loan group head at 1st Summit Bank. Kubinsky received a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, November 03, 2019

IUP receives training equipment

Citizens' Ambulance Service, based in Indiana, has provided simulation equipment to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Rural Health and Safety. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics who train for the professions at the institute are using the equipment, valued at $25,000, to help them prepare for real-life scenarios.

Indiana Gazette, November 03, 2019

PA Invests $1.5 Million in Early Childhood Education Professionals

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – $71,569. The grant will be used to design an infant–toddler certificate and preschool certificate for ECE professionals that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to support children and their families. The grant will also help construct hybrid courses that combines face-to-face contact and technology-based instruction to support the needs of non-traditional students.

Penn Watch, November 03, 2019

GAZETTE EDITORIAL: Hess, Gorman and Keith are best for county

(Robin Gorman's) two decades serving with the Center of Economic Operations has given her an up-close look at the challenges faced by local business and industry, such as job creation, workforce development and worker retention. Other issues Gorman said are concerns for her include addressing the opioid epidemic, continuing to explore efforts to bring rural broadband access to the county and advocating for the survival of our emergency services.

Indiana Gazette, November 04, 2019

Education & Military News

Three Bedford County residents have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. They are Kayla D. Dawson, Bedford, studying for a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Kyra Nicole Nieto, Bedford, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition; and Miranda Marie Soliday, New Paris, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Communications Media/Media Marketing. Provost Scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Bedford Gazette, November 03, 2019

Citizens Ambulance Service Donates Equipment to IUP

Citizens' Ambulance Service, based in Indiana, has provided simulation equipment to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Rural Health and Safety.

The Kittanning Paper, November 01, 2019

State invests $1.5 Million in early childhood education professionals

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – $71,569. The grant will be used to design an infant-toddler certificate and preschool certificate for ECE professionals that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to support children and their families. The grant will also help construct hybrid courses that combines face-to-face contact and technology-based instruction to support the needs of non-traditional students.

Clearfield Progress, October 31, 2019

BC3 enrollment up 34 percent for winter sessions

Karli Drewencki of Butler, a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania pursuing a bachelor's degree in registered nursing who took BC3's introduction to religions of the world course in the 2018-2019 BC3 Winter Session added, “It's more affordable to take classes at BC3. That's the main reason I took it through BC3, and it decreased my course load over the spring and fall semesters.”

DuBois Courier Express, October 31, 2019

Your Therapist Is Making Memes About You. And How Does That Make You Feel?

Take Laura O'Marehen, a 25-year-old student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, who reposts her favorite memes on her Instagram account, Therapy Meme Queen. She said that she's able to pick up techniques from more experienced clinicians through longer text-based posts, which share (anonymous) anecdotes from actual therapy sessions.

Vice, October 31, 2019

Duo Will Perform At Church

Both musicians are professionals with performance degrees: (Tracy) Dietrich from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Wittenberg from Elizabethtown College and the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Town Lively, October 31, 2019

How to Keep Your Gluten-Free Pizza Truly Gluten-Free

Lindsey Yeakle, Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Program and Quality Control Manager, Food Safety, for the nonprofit Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), has a culinary history working at 4-star and 4-diamond rated restaurants, and she founded Alligator Pear Personal Chef Service. A celiac disease diagnosis encouraged Yeakle to attend culinary school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts to learn how to design dishes that delight diners who have all types of dietary needs and restrictions.

Pizza Magazine, October 30, 2019

Artist Adam Frelin brings 'Extended Sunset' to Eisenhower Auditorium

As part of the University's Campus Arts Initiative, artist Adam Frelin worked with the Center for the Performing Arts to conceptualize, design and install this site-specific visual artwork. Frelin, an associate professor of art at the University at Albany, received his bachelor of fine arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his master of fine arts from the University of California San Diego. He has been creating temporary outdoor public pieces for several years.

Penn State News, October 30, 2019

Voters to choose three of five candidates for commissioner

Robin Gorman, 52, lives in Brush Valley Township with her husband, Kay. They have two adult children. Robin is the executive assistant to the president of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “I'm a public servant to my core. A lot of people don't relate education to public service, but it is all about the betterment of people. It's just who I am,” Gorman said. “I had real concern when I heard that Rod (Ruddock) was not going to run again. Then we knew Mike (Baker) was not going to run again.

Indiana Gazette, October 26, 2019

Successful write-in candidate faces prothonotary incumbent

"I thought about working for county government and going into its service for years,” said Democrat Eric Barker, 38, of Indiana, communications technology manager in the Marketing and Communications Division at Indiana University of Pennsylvania,

Indiana Gazette, October 27, 2019

Westchester Knicks Announce 2019-20 Coaching Staff Additions

The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, and first-year head coach Derrick Alston, announced the hiring of Lisa C. Willis and Allen Deep as assistant coaches on Monday morning. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2008) and the University of Akron (2017), Deep also serves as Support Staff/Player Development Assistant for USA Basketball and has since 2016.

River Journal, October 28, 2019

Men and #MeToo conference will take place in Philadelphia mid-November

Concern about a culture that creates men who sexually harass and assault women, and the practices needed to enable change, is the genesis of the conference, says guest columnist Robert Heasley. (He is) Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Generocity, October 28, 2019

Adjudication Band event at Clarion

Clarion Area High School hosted the Adjudication Honors Band last weekend. Nearly 70 students from Clarion Area, Clarion-Limestone, Keystone, Union and Brookville high schools participated. Clarion music instructor Erin Lewis said the Adjudication Band is a performance opportunity designed to help students prepare for the Pennsylvania Music Education Association adjudication band festival experience in the spring. Jason Worzbyt, assistant director of bands at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was the guest conductor.

Oil City Derrick, October 26, 2019

WHS Grad Participates in Harrisburg Internship Semester

Alex Edmundson of Williamsburg, a senior political science major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is one of 11 students from universities within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education selected to participate in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS), a program that offers hands on experience in state government.

Morrisons Cove Herald, October 24, 2019

Iran's Regime Survives on a Well-Maintained Myth

Reza Parchizadeh is a political theorist and analyst with a focus on the Middle East, the United States, United Kingdom and Russia. He defended his doctoral dissertation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania under the title “The Recurring Progress of English Political Thought in Shakespeare's Histories.” Reza is a contributing member of World Shakespeare Bibliography, the prestigious joint project of Johns Hopkins University, and Shakespeare Association of America that constitutes the single-largest Shakespeare database in the world.

Fair Observer, October 25, 2019

IUP dedicates outdoor classroom

Indiana University of Pennsylvania officially dedicated a 7,150-square-foot outdoor classroom on Friday in honor of an IUP graduate whose commitment will benefit the area for decades. Larry F. Sobotka, a 1963 education graduate, traveled from Florida and was on hand for the unveiling of a sign, bearing his name, dedicating the Larry F. Sobotka Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center. Located in the courtyard of Stouffer Hall facing Willow Avenue, the area is home to four specific areas dedicated to hands-on, outdoor environmental instruction and exploration.

Indiana Gazette, October 24, 2019

Westchester Knicks Announce 2019-20 Coaching Staff Additions

WHITE PLAINS, NY - The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, and first-year head coach Derrick Alston, announced the hiring of Lisa C. Willis and Allen Deep as assistant coaches on Monday morning. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2008) and the University of Akron (2017), Deep also serves as Support Staff/Player Development Assistant for USA Basketball and has since 2016.

OSC (Our Sports Central), October 28, 2019

Nate Johnson kicks up success at Erie Dance Theater

As the founder and artistic director of Erie Dance Theater (EDT) for the past seven years, (Nate) Johnson founded EDT, a program of the Martin Luther King Center, and it offers a smorgasbord of dance styles including jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop, step and ballet to toddlers up to adults. EDT welcomes the entire community. His daughter attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and now serves as the EDT competition team coach, junior company director, and teaches hip hop and jazz.

Go Erie.com, October 27, 2019

Area students named Provost Scholars at IUP

INDIANA, Pa. — Area students have been recognized as Provost Scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Provost Scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Provost Scholar recognition is given only once during a student's time of study at IUP.

Altoona Mirror, October 27, 2019

PASSHE chancellor discusses System Redesign

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dr. Dan Greenstein made his third visit to Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Friday — and found himself hunting ticks. “I couldn't tell you how excited I was to be out there sort of hunting ticks with one of our scientists,” he said to reporters after an hourlong forum with students, faculty and staff in the Great Room of Elkin Hall. “But what was so exciting was to see how energized he was about the research he was doing and how well he was engaging his students in that research.”

Indiana Gazette, October 27, 2019

Lancaster County College News

Area students were among those recognized as provost scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Lancaster Daily News, October 27, 2019

‘In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers' author to speak Saturday in Bel Air

David Reichenbaugh, author of “In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers,” will discuss his book Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Reichenbaugh's book, which will be available for purchase and signing, is a first-hand account of the compelling true crime story of the two men who terrorized the region in October 2002. He holds a bachelor of arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Capital Gazette, October 25, 2019

‘In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers' author to speak Saturday in Bel Air

David Reichenbaugh, author of “In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers,” will discuss his book Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Bel Air Library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave. He holds a bachelor of arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In addition to authoring “In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers,” Reichenbaugh also contributes to “Homeland Security Today,” providing law enforcement articles and insights.

The Baltimore Sun, October 25, 2019

IUP's outdoor classroom shows a high school science teacher can be a philanthropist, too

Sometimes, though, the acts are more like those of Larry Sobotka, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania alumnus who just wanted to support an outdoor classroom that pays tribute to the natural beauty of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 25, 2019

UOG announces new administrators

The University of Guam announced the following new hires and promotions within its leadership: Sharleen Santos-Bamba, has been promoted to associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. She holds a doctorate in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in literacy education from Pacific Lutheran University and a bachelor's in English from UOG.

The Guam Post, October 26, 2019

Esposito to keynote chamber luncheon

John Esposito, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, will be the keynote speaker for the 107th annual membership luncheon on Dec. 4 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Esposito is an Indiana High School graduate and a 1978 journalism graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He received the IUP Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011 in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the world of music. He is also a member of IUP's College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Advancement Council and an accomplished musician.

Indiana Gazette, October 27, 2019

IUP to present adaption of coming-of-age story

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Theater-by-the-Grove will present “The Awakening of Spring,” written by Frank Wedekind, in a new adaptation by Carrie J. Cole and Rob Gretta. Directed by Gretta, the production will run today, Saturday and Wednesday to Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage on the IUP campus.

Indiana Gazette, October 25, 2019

IUP faculty member creates bilingual forum

Continuing a commitment to creating opportunities for diversity and inclusion, a faculty member at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has created a yearlong bilingual forum for students, faculty and the Indiana community. Dr. Shijuan (Laurel) Liu, a faculty member teaching Chinese in the IUP Department of Foreign Languages, has organized eight dual language speakers to discuss their experiences in China and America.

Indiana Gazette, October 25, 2019

Scott Hunt believes working together to overcome obstacles will make area better for everyone

An Upper Yoder Township supervisor seeking a spot on the Cambria County Board of Commissioners says his experience, particularly working with others, is what makes him the candidate for the job. Scott Hunt, a Republican, sought the same position in 2015, but now has put in more than a decade as a township supervisor. This role places him amongst those of different opinions and political parties. Hunt, a Westmont Hilltop High School graduate with a bachelor's degree in political science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said he decided to run alone and on his experience as a township supervisor.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, October 24, 2019

Organ classics in noon recital

Madeline Hoover will play organ works by Bach, Peeters and Rheinberger at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., Johnstown. Hoover, a graduate student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will perform on the church's restored 3,000-pipe Skinner organ.

Somerset Daily America, October 24, 2019

Officials formally ban hunting at township parks

The board approved Richard Manslow, director of engineering and construction at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, to fill a vacancy on the township's Uniform Construction Code Appeals Board.

Indiana Gazette, October 24, 2019

Tina Collins joins Kish Bank management team

Tina Collins holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Centre County Gazette, October 24, 2019

You mad, Bro? The Controlled Insanity of Rhett Wolford

Rhett Wolford of Cumberland loves Halloween. With the zest and zeal that most people anticipate the holidays, Rhett gets giddy when he talks about creepy crawlies and things that go bump in the night. ... He also studied musical performance in college at Point Park for one year and then at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for three.

Allegany (Maryland) Magazine, October 22, 2019

[Foreign Execs in Korea] Planting safety culture at Hyundai Steel

“We want to change from a ‘have-to' environment to a ‘want-to' environment. That willingness for everybody to understand what's in their best interest and start to look out for people around them … to be able to become brother's keepers,” Michael Shuble, vice president and head of the safety planning group at Hyundai Steel, in an interview with The Korea Herald. After graduating Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in safety science, the executive built his career in and out of the US for more than 20 years.

World news Monitor (Korea), October 20, 2019

Peco Foods hires director of health and safety

Peco Foods has named Dr. Peter Van Derlyke as the company's first ever corporate director of health and safety. Van Derlyke will be responsible for developing and implementing health and safety program across the company. He will also oversee compliance with all local, state and federal workplace safety and health standards. ... Ph.D. in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Meat+Poultry, October 18, 2019

How Bill Cowher recruited Pittsburgh's Gabby Barrett to sign with the biggest Steelers fan in Nashville

John Esposito, like every other head of a major record label in Nashville, pursued Pittsburgh's Gabby Barrett to sign with Warner Music the way Aaron Donald pursues quarterbacks. At 18, she was the hottest available country singer-songwriter, a free agent who had them all scrambling. ... He played drums in the band at Indiana Area High School, then took journalism as a major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

The Athletic, October 21, 2019

Stapleton to keynote women's conference

Becky Stapleton, senior executive vice president and chief banking officer at S&T Bank, will be the keynote speaker for the second annual Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Institute for Supply Management-Pittsburgh Women Who Lead Conference on Friday.

Indiana Gazette, October 20, 2019

IUP students recognized as provost scholars

Students from Indiana County were recently recognized as provost scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.Provost scholar status is achieved when students complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at IUP and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Provost scholar recognition is given only once during a student's time of study at IUP.

Indiana Gazette, October 20, 2019

Indiana Gazette, IUP host high school journalism workshop

Jan Shellenbarger, a freelance writer for The Indiana Gazette, spoke to students Friday as part of the annual high school journalism workshop sponsored by the Gazette and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, held on campus at IUP.

Indiana Gazette, October 19, 2019

In the Spotlight Live broadcast Director had a passion for TV since the age of 10

(David) Micik, a Bishop McCort graduate, earned a bachelors of science degree in communications media in 2018 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He completed a sports production internship with the Altoona Curve, the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Micik is currently director of entertainment for the Erie SeaWolves, Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, October 19, 2019

Niyaz to bring acoustic, electronic world music mix to IUP

The IUP Lively Arts Ovations series will present the best-selling world musical artists Niyaz for one night only on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Indiana Gazette, October 18, 2019

Seth Beardsley Receives Funeral Director License

Seth A. Beardsley has received his funeral director license. Seth recently completed his 12-month internship at the funeral home following his graduation from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in September of 2018. He then received a Bachelor's degree in business management from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania before attending the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.

Gant News, October 18, 2019

Lancaster County college news: Oct. 18, 2019

Allysa Turner, of Lancaster, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2019 semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she is studying business management and economics.

Lancaster Online, October 17, 2019

Area Students Part of Research Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Emily Loose, of Williamsburg, and Sarah Everett, of Hollidaysburg, were part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Morrisons Cove Herald, October 17, 2019

HPU Announces New Faculty High Point University

High Point University welcomed 38 new faculty members ... Dr. Matthew Slifko teaches introductory statistics courses and courses in the new data analytics and statistics program. He will also help grow and develop the data analytics and statistics major and minor. He received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, a Master of Science in mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in statistics from Virginia Tech.

High Point University, October 15, 2019

50 Business School Deans Implore Trump in an Open Letter: “Reform the H-1B Visa”

MBA applicants in need of the H-1B visa have seen increasing challenges since the current U.S. administration took office. Today, 50 business school deans and CEOs banded together to address U.S. leadership about this growing crisis—and how to ameliorate it—through a full-page ad in the Washington edition of the Wall Street Journal. Signatories ... Bob Camp, Eberly College of Business, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Clear Admit, October 15, 2019

Pa. state system stepping up financial aid to recruit, retain college students

Michelle Fryling, an IUP spokeswoman, said “it's not necessarily about ‘competing' for students — it's about recruiting students who are the best fit for IUP and will succeed.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 17, 2019

Abington-area residents join faculty at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year, of which four live in the Abington area. The local faculty are: Deborah E. Budash, Ph.D., of Clarks Summit, was named assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Department. ... a master's degree in adult and community education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from the University of Pittsburgh.

The Abington Journal, October 15, 2019

Paramount Management Group Recognizes Talent by Promoting Two of Its Leaders

Dennis Ream has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Ream has over 15 years of finance and operations experience leading teams in corporate development, strategic planning and financial management. Prior to joining Paramount, he held executive, senior finance and consulting roles with international public corporations as well as large private and venture capital-backed start-up companies within the manufacturing, technology, oil and gas, and exploration industries. Ream received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has served as a board member with non-profit organizations including the United Way and National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Fox News, October 14, 2019

Learning to save lives

Last year, (Jason) Fox said, IUP officials asked him to audit the safety equipment available to its students. That interaction, he said, prompted significant equipment donations to IUP ...

Butler County Business Matters, October 01, 2019

On campus: Students part of IUP Summer Scholars

Several area students were part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program. Students worked in either IUP research laboratories or in the field for a 10-week period with an IUP faculty mentor.

Altoona Mirror, October 13, 2019

CNX to plug Beaver Run Wells

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Friday it issued a consent order and agreement with CNX Gas Company LLC for well-plugging violations in four southwestern Pennsylvania counties, including seven wells in northern Westmoreland County. In June, the MAWC board of directors renewed an ongoing agreement with Indiana University of Pennsylvania for monitoring water and air quality at the reservoir.

Indiana Gazette, October 13, 2019

Campus radio station marks 50th year

The chair of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Department of Communications Media recently was looking at the school's Wikipedia page — and then a resident broadcast historian at the department's WIUP-FM 90.1 realized something there. “You know, the first day you broadcast was Oct. 9, 1969,” the historian told Dr. Zach Stiegler, faculty adviser to the station. That was on Monday — two days before the 50th anniversary for the student-run station,

Indiana Gazette, October 12, 2019

'In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers'

David Reichenbaugh, author of "In Pursuit: The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers," will discuss his book Saturday, October 26, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue, in Bel Air. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Patch (Bel Air, MD), October 11, 2019

18th century Hempfield log house being donated to Historic Hanna's Town

A late 18th century log house in Hempfield will be moving 7 miles to join other buildings at Historic Hanna's Town. A group from Indiana University of Pennsylvania will visit Hanna's Town later this month to prepare an area for the house in an effort to preserve any archaeological items of significance.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, October 11, 2019

Penn College grants emeritus status to two retired faculty

Two recently retired faculty members at Pennsylvania College of Technology have been granted “faculty emeritus” status by the institution. ... (Sandra) Lakey holds a bachelor's degree and a Master of Education in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as a doctorate in speech communication from The Pennsylvania State University.

NorthcentralPA.com, October 11, 2019

Cambria County Commissioners vote on land easement, internships

The commissioners also approved the Cambria County District Attorney's Office to execute a field experience agreement with Indiana University of Pennsylvania to allow for unpaid internships and clinical experience.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, October 10, 2019

2,300-Year-Old Fortifications Unearthed in Cyprus

Archaeologists led by Brandon R. Olson of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Tom Landvatter of Reed College, R. Scott Moore of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and education director Justin Stephens uncovered extensive mudbrick and fieldstone fortifications ...

Archaeology, October 10, 2019

Local Man Part of Research Program at IUP

Ryan Wertz, of Woodbury, was part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Morrisons Cove Herald, October 10, 2019

IUP students to take part in day of service

Some 100 Indiana University of Pennsylvania students will provide community service for five nonprofit agencies and organizations on Saturday for the fall Into the Streets event.

Read full article., October 10, 2019

IUP club to host annual Seed Swap

The Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) Club of IUP, a student-organized group, will host the sixth annual Community Seed Swap on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the IUP Hadley Union Building's Ohio Room. The Seed Swap is part of a larger project to add to the Northern Appalachian Seed Bank.

Indiana Gazette, October 09, 2019

Indiana Gazette

Friends, family, and brothers of Kappa Sigma fraternity will honor and celebrate the life of Brian Henry Swatt at a service on Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. in Toretti Auditorium inside the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Memorial set for accident victim, October 09, 2019

Planning commission approves projects

The White Township Planning Commission made quick work of four final site plans in a half-hour meeting Tuesday night.Indiana University of Pennsylvania received approval for a plan to pave an existing gravel lot and develop a stormwater management plan for Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex parking. It is located along Pratt Drive and Wayne Avenue, across Marsh Run from the Hilton Garden Inn.

Indiana Gazette, October 09, 2019

Dig at ancient military site sheds light on its fortification

This summer the antiquities department completed its 15th season under the direction of Dr Brandon R Olson of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Dr Tom Landvatter of Reed College, and Dr R Scott Moore of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Cyprus Mail, October 08, 2019

Pyla-Koutsopetria ancient fortifications explored

Archaeologists excavating at the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Park (PKAP) have continued to explore the site's fortification system, the Department of Antiquities said on Tuesday. The excavations were carried out under the direction of Dr. Brandon R. Olson of Metropolitan State University of Denver, Dr Tom Landvatter of Reed College, and Dr R. Scott Moore of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

in-cyprus, October 08, 2019

Hiles Featured as Keynote Speaker for IUP Ribbon Cutting Event

NDIANA, Pa. – More than 150 people – students, faculty, alumni and community guests — attended the Oct. 4 renovation celebration of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Whitmyre Hall, home to the Cook Honors College. The ribbon cutting ceremony featured sophomore Cook Honors College student Matthew Hiles, an accounting and finance major from Kittanning, as one of the keynote speakers for the event.

The Kittanning Paper, October 08, 2019

Indiana County event explores Hoodlebug Trail, craft libations

The tour will begin with information about the new trail extension into downtown Indiana and plans for Confluence Discovery Park at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, part of which would be located near Noble Stein and the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. The park is intended to supplement IUP's Allegheny Arboretum. The Hoodlebug Trail hike, led by retired IUP biology professor and Allegheny Arboretum Chairman Jerry Pickering, will begin at the trail head near Wayne Avenue and Old Route 56 and will continue south to Homer City.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, October 07, 2019

Police report quiet homecoming

Indiana Borough police and IUP police reported there were no major issues during the parade or the tailgating event. Nearly 900 people attended the Crimson Huddle pre-game celebration at the KCAC, where IUP claimed the Coal Bowl with a 17-6 win over California University of Pennsylvania. I-ACT officials said approximately 500 members of IUP's social fraternities and sororities, along with Delta Tau Sigma service sorority and Student Government Association members, did cleanup in the community Sunday morning.

Indiana Gazette, October 07, 2019

School food truck open for business at Fort LeBoeuf home games

The food truck is a former U.S. Postal Service vehicle that has been refitted and redecorated for its new role. Fort LeBoeuf bought the vehicle this past spring, mainly to serve as a rolling concessions stand. There are no concessions buildings at district baseball, softball and soccer fields.Justin Tech, Fort LeBoeuf food services supervisor and executive chef. ... graduated from culinary school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and worked in food services for the Hyatt Regency chain, at a retirement home and with a food company before beginning work with the Fort LeBoeuf School District eight years ago.

Erie Times News, October 07, 2019

It's Happening Here

The “60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of Indiana University of Pennsylvania” is on exhibit at the University Museum on the first floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. The exhibit is of work by IUP alumni who have found success as painters, sculptors, potters, draftsmen and teachers. For more information, email lively-arts@iup.edu or call (724) 357-2787. University Museum hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

Indiana Gazette, October 06, 2019

Homecoming weekend remains quiet, officials say

Leaders of the Indiana Area Collaborative Team reported there were no significant items of concern regarding events at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas on homecoming weekend from Friday at 3 p.m. until Saturday at 7 a.m.

Indiana Gazette, October 06, 2019

Physics Food Truck to visit IUP Tuesday

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Department of Physics will host “The Food Truck for the Physics Mind” on Tuesday.

Indiana Gazette, October 05, 2019

New Study Shows Lyme Disease Can Be Found In City Parks

Not much is known about ticks in urban settings. “Nobody's done work on insular parks that are surrounded by populated areas, right in the heart of cities,” said Tom Simmons, tick researcher at IUP. Every year, more than 6 million people use Pittsburgh's parks. Researchers at IUP looked at the issue in a systematic way, dragging a 1-square-meter cloth on randomly determined 10-square-meter sections of parks, collecting ticks.

KDKA-TV (CBS Pittsburgh), October 03, 2019

Redd announces run for supervisor seat

Army veteran Ira Redd has announced she is a Democratic candidate for White Township supervisor. Continuing her education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, she earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and currently is a student in the master's degree program in clinical mental health counseling.

Indiana Gazette, October 05, 2019

Homecoming weekend off to quiet start, officials report

Leaders of the coalition of campus and community organizations set up to monitor and respond as needed to large-scale social events at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus and surrounding area reported no “significant” events through 7 a.m. Friday.

Indiana Gazette, October 05, 2019

Quota honors speech and hearing scholarship recipients

Quota International of Indiana, Pa., Inc. honored four recipients of merit-based scholarships for students in Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education, and the Disability Services department at its September meeting.

Indiana Gazette, October 04, 2019

Marion Center: Cross country team implements fueling station

The fueling station is a place where runners can go to get a snack before and after their workout. This new addition to Marion Center's cross country program is overseen by assistant cross country coach Nicole Dann, a registered sports dietitian who works for Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Indiana Gazette, October 04, 2019

YouTube: Its History and Impact on the Internet

YouTube was founded on Valentine's Day in 2005. It was the brainchild of Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who were all former employees of Paypal. It began as an angel-funded enterprise that started out in a makeshift office, in a garage. Chad Hurley studied design at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania prior to joining Ebay's PayPal division after graduating in 1999. At Paypal, he primarily focused on the UX of their interface.

Interesting Engineering, October 06, 2019

Indiana to welcome Vietnam memorial replica

“The Wall That Heals,” a three-quarter-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be displayed next week in Indiana County. An opening ceremony, set for 6 p.m. Thursday, will include patriotic music by the Indiana High School Brass Quintet, presentation of colors by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC program ...

Greensburg Tribune-Review, October 03, 2019

President of International Health Services Group to deliver Founders Day Address

West Virginia Wesleyan College is pleased to announce Charles R. Evans '69 will deliver the 129th Founders Day address at Homecoming on Friday, October 12, at 3 p.m. in Wesley Chapel. Evans is president of the International Health Services Group (IHSG) and senior advisor at Jackson Healthcare.A West Virginia native, Evans received an undergraduate degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College, a Master of Arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Indiana University.

My Buckhannon (WVa.), October 03, 2019

Tyrone high school project to change subcontractor

In other business, the board approved the school district's participation in a study by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania to investigate the affects of driver's education instruction on safe driving and behavior. Leslie Estep, acting superintendent, explained that the study focuses on the curriculum and teachers rather than the students. “The study is going to entail some researchers coming to observe our teachers teaching and then doing some traffic monitoring in the parking lot to see what those effects are.”

Altoona Mirror, October 03, 2019

IUP HOMECOMING: Brothers responsible for Coal Bowl tradition

This year's Homecoming football game, featuring the Crimson Hawks against California University of Pennsylvania, will be the 11th annual Coal Bowl.

Indiana Gazette, October 02, 2019

IUP, law enforcement officials prepare for homecoming events

The panel, going by the nickname I-ACT, learned about game plans by campus entertainment, sports and Greek life organizers, and about game plans by law enforcement, emergency medical services and emergency management leaders.The session took a decidedly positive air of expectation that homecoming would thrive on good performances by student athletes, weather forecasters, entertainers and revelers.

Indiana Gazette, October 02, 2019

Local student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania part of scholars program

INDIANA, Pa. — Kevin Soffera, of Collegeville, was part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

The Mercury , October 02, 2019

Henninger part of IUP Summer Scholars Program

NDIANA — David Henninger, of DuBois, was part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics sixth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

DuBois Courier-Express, October 01, 2019

Study highlights prevalence of ticks in Pittsburgh parks

Ticks infected with Lyme disease are just as prevalent in Pittsburgh's city parks as they are in residential or recreational areas outside of the city, according to a study conducted by researchers at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 03, 2019

WINNING CASH 5 TICKET SOLD AT SHEETZ ON THE POINT IN INDIANA GIVES YORK COUNTY WOMAN $500,000

A woman visiting IUP campus struck it rich after buying a winning Cash 5 Ticket at the Sheetz on the Point in Indiana.On Friday, PA Lottery officials held a check presentation ceremony at the Sheetz on Wayne Avenue in Indiana, where Caroline Le Anna of York County purchased the winning Cash 5 ticket that gave her the top prize of $500,000 for the September 22nd drawing. She said that it was a bit of fate, as she was looking to purchase a scratch-off ticket from the lottery's vending machine in the store.Le Anna plans to use the $500,000 for her daughter's tuition to IUP and to pay off some bills.

Renda Broadcasting, September 28, 2019

Pa. National Guardsman to represent entire Guard at national competition

And Staff Sgt. Erich Friedlein isn't just competing for himself – or Pennsylvania for that matter. He is representing the entire National Guard at the All Army Best Warrior Competition. While he first joined the Pennsylvania National Guard to help pay for school while attending the Indiana University of Pennsylvania for graphic design, he soon found that being a soldier is what he wanted to do for a living.

Harrisburg Patriot-News/Penn Live, October 01, 2019

60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP

The “60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of Indiana University of Pennsylvania” will be open from 2 to 6:30 p.m. through Dec. 6 at the University Museum, First Floor Sutton Hall, IUP campus. The exhibit is of work by IUP alumni who have found success as painters, sculptors, potters, draftsmen and teachers. For more information, email lively-arts@iup.edu or call (724) 357-2787.

Indiana Gazette, October 01, 2019

State police prepare for IUP homecoming weekend, promise 'zero tolerance'

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate homecoming this weekend, and state police said they are planning a "zero tolerance" approach with roving patrols and aggressive traffic enforcement in the area.

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh (ABC), October 01, 2019

William Madia retiring as Stanford's vice president for SLAC

“We are extremely fortunate to have had Bill Madia's remarkable leadership and expertise at SLAC,” said President Marc Tessier-Lavigne. “He leaves an outstanding legacy and tremendous record of service." Madia earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). The university recently announced that its Department of Chemistry would be named for Madia and his wife, Audrey. The Madias, who met at IUP, have been recipients of numerous university awards, including Volunteer of the Year in 2012. In 1988, William Madia was awarded IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award.

Stanford News, September 23, 2019

Eisenhower named blue ribbon school

Indiana's Dwight Eisenhower Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School in recognition of its progress in closing achievement gaps among groups of youngsters within its student body. The application focused, too, on the emphasis on growth, achievement and physical activity of students in the school in western Indiana Borough, and the school's distinct offering of English as a Second Language programming, directly reflecting the student body's connection with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community.

Indiana Gazette, September 29, 2019

It's Happening Here

Theatre-by-the-Grove presents “Actually” at 2 p.m. at the Waller Hall Mainstage, Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. “Actually” was first produced in 2017 and was nominated for six Ovation Awards. For information, email lively-arts@iup.edu or call (724) 357-2787.

Indiana Gazette, September 29, 2019

University to welcome Holocaust survivors

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Holocaust Remembrance Committee will welcome Holocaust scholars and survivors for programming at IUP and in the community on Oct. 7. A Holocaust Survivors Panel will be presented at 6 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building's Ohio Room. This event is being organized by the IUP Holocaust Remembrance Committee, chaired by Dr. Shannon Phillips-Shyrock, as part of the Six O'Clock Series. It is partially funded by the Six O'Clock Series and IUP crowdfunding.

Indiana Gazette, September 29, 2019

IUP student from Indiana named to board of governors

Alexander Fefolt, of Indiana, a history pre-law and political science major in the Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been confirmed to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Indiana Gazette, September 28, 2019

Culinary Students Make Homemade Ice Cream

CLEARFIELD – Students in the Culinary Arts and Food Management program had the opportunity to make homemade ice cream with the guidance of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Culinary Admission Counselor Barry Saylor. Saylor showed the students how to make ice cream without an ice cream maker. Students used everyday ingredients and were able to create mint chocolate chip and s'mores ice cream.

Gant News, September 27, 2019

Acclaimed pianist featured in Johnstown Concert

A world-class pianist will tickle the ivories with contemporary and classical music at an upcoming concert. Pianist Henry Wong Doe will perform as part of the Johnstown Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 309 Lincoln St., downtown Johnstown. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Wong Doe has garnered top prizes, including two Audience Favorite awards in the Rubinstein, Busoni and Sydney International Piano Competitions. He studied at University of Auckland and Indiana University Bloomington before earning a doctor of musical arts degree from The Juilliard School. Wong Doe is a professor of piano and keyboard area chairman at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, September 27, 2019

Confections, runners, WCCC, Kohl's, etc.

BETTER TO GIVE “Confections for a Cause,” organized by three student groups at Indiana University of Pennsylvania — National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Council for Exceptional Children and Best Buddies — raised $1,300 for ovarian cancer education and research during the 2019 event. The bake sale, traditionally organized by faculty and staff in the Department of Communications Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services, transitioned to being organized by student groups this year. This is the ninth year for the event.

Indiana Gazette, September 27, 2019

Schedule set for IUP planetarium shows

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will open the 2019-20 academic year's planetarium shows Thursday with the presentation “Water, Water (Ice) Everywhere.” It will take place at 7 p.m. in the IUP planetarium, located on the east side of Weyandt Hall. The program will look at the outer planets in our solar system, thought to be too cold for liquid water, and discuss how many of the moons have ice and even internal oceans. Dr. Ken Coles, geoscience faculty member and planetarium director, will present the program.

Indiana Gazette, September 27, 2019

McCandless swears in new police officer

McCandless has added a new member to its police force. Council voted unanimously at its Sept. 23 meeting to hire Michael Cavaliere as a patrol officer. Cavaliere is a native of the North Hills and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in criminology with a minor in sociology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, September 26, 2019

Brew Gentlemen Hires Senior Brewer from Stone

Brew Gentlemen announces the hire of Tom Ferguson as Head Brewer in order to launch and scale a new expanded production facility as well as oversee all existing systems and production in the current brewhouse. om holds a Master Brewer Certificate in Brewing Technology and Science. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Brewbound, September 25, 2019

University Museum to host 1970s-themed gala

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host its annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. in John Sutton Hall. The theme for this year's gala is the 1970s and invokes the height of disco fever.

Indiana Gazette, September 25, 2019

Brew Gentlemen hires new head brewer

The Braddock brewery Brew Gentlemen announced Tuesday that it had hired Tom Ferguson to serve as its new head brewer, according to a release. Ferguson, who also graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, left that job to work closer to his hometown.

Pittsburgh Business Times, September 25, 2019

Food service returns to Folger Hall

Changes at Folger Hall were a highlight of IUP President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll's report to the Council of Trustees earlier this month, and were part of $20.8 million in anticipated expenses slashed in order to balance IUP's 2019-20 budget.“In response to a demonstrated need for a place for students to gather to collaborate on projects for class or for club activities, and to study, Folger Hall is being repurposed,” Driscoll said.

Indiana Gazette, September 24, 2019

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions

Godfrey has hired Heather Gruber as an account manager.Gruber, of Sinking Spring, previously was a digital marketing strategist at Listrak. She is an Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate.

Lancaster Online, September 23, 2019

Bill Balint to join CIO group

Bill Balint, Indiana University of Pennsylvania's chief technology officer, has been selected to join the Pittsburgh CIO Executive Summit Governing Board. This leadership group includes information technology executives at many of the region's marquee entities, such as United States Steel, Highmark, Consol Energy, PNC Bank and Carnegie Mellon University.

Indiana Gazette, September 22, 2019

UPDATE: Line Stretches for Blocks at Amazon Job Fair in Crystal City

Rocco Esposito, 25, a 2018 Business Master's graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, wasn't sure exactly what job he wanted at Amazon, but thought his skills would be a good fit for a business analyst position.

Arlington Now, September 17, 2019

Susan Youngs

Susan Youngs has joined JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking in Center Valley as an executive director in the Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries business as part of the bank's ongoing expansion in the Northeast and Central Pennsylvania. Youngs received a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Allentown Morning Call, September 19, 2019

Vollmer enjoys 'happy' environment at Fox Township, Bennetts Valley elementary schools

ELK COUNTY — St. Marys native Dan Vollmer has enjoyed his time thus far as the 2019-2020 principal of Fox Township and Bennetts Valley elementary schools. Vollmer, who studied at Indiana University of Pennsylvania with emphasis in special education and elementary education, has an extensive background in St. Marys Area School District education.

DuBois Courier Express, September 20, 2019

Climate change expert hopeful

A leading atmospheric scientist said it's late in the game as far as correcting climate change goes — but not too late.“If we had acted 30 years ago, then it would have been a much more gentle curve for us to bring down our carbon emissions,” Dr. Michael E. Mann said after an hourlong lecture Thursday in Eberly Auditorium on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.

Indiana Gazette, September 20, 2019

Theatre-by-the-Grove to start season with 'Actually'

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present the play “Actually,” written by Anna Ziegler. Directed by Rick Kemp, the production will run Sept. 27, 28, Oct. 2, 3, 4, and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage on the IUP campus.

Indiana Gazette, September 16, 2019

University to welcome families for weekend celebration

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Indiana community will welcome hundreds of families for the 2019 Family Weekend celebration on Friday and Saturday.

Indiana Gazette, September 17, 2019

After down year, IUP sees positive signs on enrollment

Facebook Twitter Email Print Save Indiana University of Pennsylvania's University Advancement Division reports a good deal of progress over the summer months, going beyond the Imagine Unlimited fundraising effort. “Over the summer University Advancement launched another touchpoint, an alumni ambassador program,” university President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said in his message to the Council of Trustees last week. “Alumni from an array of regions were on campus this summer for training.”

Indiana Gazette, September 16, 2019

The House Next Door: Africa and America find a home in Edgewood

A war was raging, and the Mufukas had to find a way out of Rhodesia. It was 1969. “My parents had to figure out how to leave the country,” said Lois Mufuka Martin, who was only 18 months old at the time. Today she and her husband, Derek Martin, live in a large, century-old home in Edgewood.It was while pursuing a graduate degree in international affairs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, she met her future husband, a Pittsburgher.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 16, 2019

IUP to celebrate Constitution Day with Monday events

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday with two events that are free and open to the community. Constitution Day commemorates the September 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution.

Indiana Gazette, September 15, 2019

Food Pantry and Help Center opens for students at IUP

Changes have come to a former dining hall-turned-study hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, while elsewhere on campus a food pantry has found a permanent home. Those were among the developments reported to the Student Affairs Committee of the IUP Council of Trustees at its Thursday meeting.

Indiana Gazette, September 15, 2019

KCAC sees third-straight record year in revenue, trustees learn

“Thanks to long-term consistent efforts by the Kovalchick Complex management team and their university and community partners, I'm pleased to report that (the KCAC) completed its third straight record year on June 30,” Sam Phillips, Indiana University of Pennsylvania assistant vice president for Administration, Business & Hospitality Services, said at Thursday's IUP Council of Trustees meeting.

Indiana Gazette, September 14, 2019

Climate change presentation set

Dr. Michael Mann, distinguished professor of Atmospheric Science at Pennsylvania State University, will present “A Return to the Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump” on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, September 14, 2019

Higbee glad to be part of Coptoberfest

When Chris Higbee takes the stage at Peoples Natural Gas Park on Oct. 12, the country singer will not only be putting on one of his usual high-energy musical performances, but he will also be paying tribute to local law enforcement officers who protect the community. Higbee, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate, will headline Coptoberfest, an event to raise money for Operation Guardian for Distressed Officers and the Cambria/Somerset Camp Cadet program.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, September 13, 2019

Donald Alway Named Assistant Director of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate

Director Christopher Wray has named Donald Alway as the assistant director of the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Mr. Alway was the assistant director of the Training Division in Quantico, Virginia.... has a and a Master of Science in strategic studies in weapons of mass destruction from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

FBI Press Office, September 13, 2019

Driscoll lauds IUP's response to racist post

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll applauded students and staffers on their reaction to “an offensive and racist social media post by a student.”

Indiana Gazette, September 13, 2019

OSHA and Pennsylvania Alliance for Workplace Safety

The OSHA Alliance Program has been fostering collaborative relationships between groups committed to the safety of workers for many years now. Recently, the program oversaw an alliance among three parties: The U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA, the Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's Bureau of Workers' Compensation.

Occupational Health and Safety News, September 13, 2019

Cambria County grants facilitator Dubnansky named Johnstown economic development director

For nine years, part of John Dubnansky's role, as Cambria County's grants facilitator, included working to secure funding for economic development in Johnstown.... Dubnansky, 44, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate who grew up in Cramer.

Johsntown Tribune-Democrat, September 12, 2019

Brown Honored Among Most Influential Women in Corporate America

Danielle Brown, vice president and chief information officer for Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), was recently honored among the “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” as chosen by Savoy Magazine.She has a bachelor of arts in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as well as earning a master of science in information systems ...

Chicago Citizen, September 11, 2019

Delmont committee mulling options for bringing Heritage Trail spur into borough

After working with Indiana University of Pennsylvania students on possible routes to close a gap in the Westmoreland Heritage Trail between Export and Delmont, members of the Delmont Visionary Committee are turning their focus to a potential trail spur leading into Delmont.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, September 10, 2019

West Shamokin to Participate in Student Driver Study

The Armstrong School District school board last night approved an agreement between West Shamokin High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. According to school principal Dr. Stephen Shutters, IUP chose West Shamokin to do research on student drivers that will input data into the statewide system.

The Kittanning Paper, September 10, 2019

Trustees honor longtime supporters

On Thursday, Madia, of IUP's class of 1969, and his wife, Audrey, a 1970 IUP graduate, were honored by the university's Council of Trustees, which passed a resolution naming the IUP Chemistry Department after the couple.

Indiana Gazette, September 13, 2019

60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP opening reception

The “60's 70's 80's: Artist Legacy of IUP” opening reception will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the University Museum, First Floor, Sutton Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.

Indiana Gazette, September 10, 2019

US DOL Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety For Pennsylvania Employers and Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has signed a two-year alliance with the Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's Bureau of Workers' Compensation to provide employers and employees with information, guidance and access to training resources to promote safe and healthful workplaces.

Workers Compensation.com, September 09, 2019

Readers React: Fundraiser reflects selfless spirit of 9/11 victim

We also continue a matching scholarship with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where Bill went to college. There is a memorial to three students who graduated from IUP who were tragically killed at the World Trade Center.

Allentown Morning Call , September 09, 2019

Carol Goode and Yvette Kanouff Join SAIC Board

SAIC has appointed two new members to its 10-member board of directors. (Carol) Goode holds an undergraduate degree in microbiology and chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Duquesne University.

Washington Exec, September 08, 2019

St. Marys Lions Club congratulates its scholarship winners

This years' recipient of the ECCHS scholarship is Madison Jansen. Jansen is the daughter of Steve and Sue Jansen and will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania majoring in nursing. The recipient from SMAHS is Olivia Mosier. Mosier is the daughter of Ron and Rhonda Mosier and will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania majoring in nursing. She will also participate in ROTC

Bradford Era, September 07, 2019

Afraid of Friday the 13th?

But never fear, triskaidekaphobiacs, IUP is here…that would be IUP psychology professor Dr. David LaPorte, who says superstitions are a basic human characteristic.

Renda Broadcasting, September 13, 2019

Downtown Indiana names new board president

Downtown Indiana has chosen Chad E. Martin of S&T Bank as its board president. Martin was elected at a board meeting on Thursday. A graduate of Marion Center Area High School, Martin continued his education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he studied general management.

Indiana Gazette, September 06, 2019

IUP to host 9/11memorial service

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Chris Noah, chief marketing officer who was present in New York City at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and IUP's director of University Police Kevin Thelen, will join IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll as speakers for the university's annual Sept. 11 remembrance event.

Indiana Gazette, September 06, 2019

BETH SKOLETSKY JOINS CONSTELLIS AS CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Constellis, a leading provider of essential risk management and mission support services to government and commercial clients worldwide, announced today that Beth Skoletsky has joined as Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Skoletsky holds a BS in Human Resources Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a certificate in Professional Human Resources Management from Villanova University, and her SHRM-SCP certification.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 04, 2019

Ditchcreek wants to build new wrestling culture at Southern Lehigh

Brenton Ditchcreek doesn't just want to field a successful wrestling team at Southern Lehigh. Or to build a program. He wants to create a whole new culture.The Central Cambria and Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate is expected to achieve great things.

Lehigh Valley Live, September 05, 2019

Northern Appalachian Folk Festival returns to Indiana County

A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor, Dougherty and a committee plan the annual event. From noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 7, the festival will add to its Walk of Fame on Philadelphia Street, recognizing important contributions from residents of the Northern Appalachian region. Class of 2019 inductees include: Nellie Bly, journalist who briefly attended Indiana Normal School and lived in Pittsburgh, for education; John Brophy, a British immigrant who fought for miners' rights while working in central Pennsylvania coal mines, human rights; East Run Hellbenders Society, environment; Jim Rogers, former IUP communications faculty member and radio host, arts; and IUP Crimson Hawks, award-winning women's basketball team, sports.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, September 05, 2019

A Fair in the Park hits 50

Fuyuko Matsubara participated in A Fair in the Park a couple of times about a decade ago but found it too demanding while she was a member of the studio arts faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. But since she retired in 2015, at age 60, she has been further exploring her fiber media and this year returns to the fair.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 04, 2019

Art Department alumni to open museum season

The University Museum of Indiana University of Pennsylvania opens the 2019-2020 season with “60s, 70s, 80s: Artist Legacy of IUP,” an exhibit of work by 11 IUP Art Department alumni from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Indiana Gazette, September 04, 2019

Walker on Dust Cave

Dr. Renee Walker will give a presentation on archaeology at Dust Cave on Thursday, September 5 at 6pm. Dr. Walker received her BA in anthropology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Courier Journal, September 03, 2019

Overdose vigil elicits messages of struggle, hope

“We believe if we are going to reduce the stigma, we're going to have to talk about it,” said Dr. Erick Lauber, director of leadership training and research at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health.

Indiana Gazette, September 01, 2019

IUP Lively Arts receives grant

The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding a grant of $10,000 to support IUP Lively Arts' presentation of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, September 01, 2019

Aiken SPCA Albrecht Center hires second vet

Dr. Robyn Barton brings enthusiasm and experience to the SPCA Albrecht Center and looks forward to using her knowledge to better the lives of Aiken's personal and homeless animals. Barton completed her prerequisite college courses at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was accepted into the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.

Aiken Standard, August 31, 2019

How Philly locals came to build iPipeline, a software firm that sold for $1.6 billion

- A seasoned CEO to grow with -- Tim Wallace, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania-trained accountant who over a long career showed a knack for turning small tech operations into businesses big enough to attract buyers such as Xerox, and boosted iPipeline sales to $200 million this year, from $5 million in 2008.

Philadelphia Inquirer, September 01, 2019

SAIC Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced today the appointment of two new members to the company's board of directors, effective August 27, 2019. Joining the board are Carol Goode ... She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Yahoo Finance, August 29, 2019

IUP now allows alcohol at football tailgating

That designated area is in the Stadium South Lot, where slots will open for tailgating three hours before the start of each of IUP's five scheduled home games, then close one hour after the conclusion of each game. “It seemed to be the right time,” IUP Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations Michelle Fryling said. “We are working with all the agencies we have to work with to make sure it is a safe and enjoyable experience.”

Indiana Gazette, August 30, 2019

Cadets respond to active shooter drill

Cadets in the Criminal Justice Training Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania conducted active assault police training in Stephenson Hall on the IUP campus Wednesday and Thursday. Cadets used replica weapons and experienced a simulated assault.

Indiana Gazette, August 30, 2019

East Stroudsburg U. to allow 21-and-over students to drink in dorms

For example, Indiana University of Pennsylvania last fall debuted its “Upper Division Community” in a portion of its Suites on Pratt, specifically the first and second floors. About 60 individuals of legal drinking age can possess in their living area up to a six-pack of beer, 375 ml of hard alcohol or a one-liter bottle of wine. The two floors do not allow freshmen residents.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 29, 2019

Data scientist to speak at IUP

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Science and Mathematics will host data scientist Dr. Stephanie Fitchett on Sept. 9. Fitchett, of Boulder, Colo., works at Transamerica, a life insurance company. Her visit to IUP is sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

Indiana Gazette , August 29, 2019

Reese assumes command of state police Troop E

Kirk Reese said his 20 years of service to the Pennsylvania State Police has centered on the agency's core values of seeking justice ... Reese earned a master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Go Erie.com, August 28, 2019

College gets safety equipment from MSA

Students returning this week for classes in safety science laboratories at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will use new sampling and monitoring equipment donated by MSA Safety Inc. The equipment, valued at more than $36,500, will help support IUP's Department of Safety Sciences' industrial hygiene and construction labs.

Butler Eagle, August 28, 2019

Equipment donated to IUP

Students coming back this week for classes in safety science laboratories at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be using new sampling and monitoring equipment donated by MSA Safety Inc., based in Cranberry Township.

Indiana Gazette, August 28, 2019

IUP opens University College

More than 200 people attended Tuesday's ribbon-cutting event for IUP's University College. The University College is designed to give Indiana University of Pennsylvania students the best possible start and support, helping first-year students who are ready for college but who aren't sure of a major and first-year students who need support to succeed in college.

Indiana Gazette, August 28, 2019

IUP Digs Into Blairsville, Find Artifacts 8K Years Old

A group of students and professors from Indiana University of Pennsylvania discovered something unexpected while working on an archaeological dig near Blairsville Borough—artifacts from 8,000 years ago. Anthropology professors Ben Ford and Bill Chadwick oversaw 17 IUP students for six weeks while they dug, mapped and explored Newport Village, which thrived from 1790 to 1820 near where Black Lick Creek meets the Conemaugh River.

WESA-FM (Pittsburgh's NPR News Station), August 28, 2019

Spring Ford School District welcomes students, teachers back to school

Spring Ford School District also has a new Assistant Superintendent. This summer, the Spring-Ford Board of School Directors appointed Mr. Robert Rizzo as the new Assistant Superintendent. He earned his ... Principal Certification and Master of Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Pottstown Mercury, August 28, 2019

GOT THAT LOVING FEELING: Marching band preparing fall show

The band will also be supported by a new assistant band director, Rachel Villareale. A Pennsylvania native, Villareale has a bachelor's degree in music education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Derby Informer (Kansas), August 28, 2019

On-Air Hosts: Tim Lambert

Tim has been with WITF since August 2001. He was promoted to the position of Multimedia News Director in January, 2011. Lambert also gets up at “0-dark-30” to help listeners start their day as Morning Edition host. Lambert is a graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in broadcasting since 1993, with stints in Lewistown and Gettysburg.

WITF-FM (National Public Radio) Harrisburg, August 25, 2019

After busy move-in weekend, classes start at IUP

Freshman Haily Logan, from Yardley, Bucks County, moved into a dormitory Saturday morning on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus with the help of her father and sisters. She is attending IUP as an international business major. Classes start today for the fall semester.

Indiana Gazette, August 20, 2019

Author recounts Stewart's 1966 Vietnam mission

“Retirement, however, did not tame the adventurous spirit of the aging actor, who quietly requested to visit Vietnam for an active-duty reserve tour,” Indiana author J. David Truby, Ph.D., wrote for the October issue of Flight Journal magazine. Truby, a professor emeritus and co-founder of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has written numerous books and magazine and journal articles.

Indiana Gazette, August 26, 2019

Driscoll delivers state of university address

For an eighth time, Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll has stood before the university's community to open the academic year. At Fisher Auditorium Friday, Driscoll touched upon plans for IUP's 150th anniversary in 2025, and a history being written for that sesquicentennial by Distinguished University Professor Dr. Charles Cashdollar.

Indiana Gazette, August 24, 2019

IUP to open University College on Tuesday

When Angaziya Malenge delivers her remarks at the ribbon-cutting for Indiana University of Pennsylvania's University College on Tuesday, she'll be speaking from experience. Malenge, a sophomore sociology human services major from Pittsburgh, was part of the first class of University College explorers in fall 2018. She will be the student speaker for the IUP University College ribbon-cutting Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Indiana Gazette, August 23, 2019

Notable Females in Manufacturing

Tessa Minnick is the environmental health and safety manager for PepsiCo in Johnstown, Penn­sylvania, leading the Johnstown Bottling and Laurel Packaging fa­cilities. Minnick is a graduate of Meyersdale Area High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she received a BS and MS in safety sciences. She also holds the Certified Safety Professional Certi­fication.

Pennsylvania Business Central, August 23, 2019

Homicide charges against parolees unlikely to trigger tough-on-crime backlash, criminologist says

Despite Blackwell's concerns, Daniel Lee, a criminology and criminal justice professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, cautioned against jumping to conclusions. Lee said it's important to examine the circumstances that led to the six alleged homicides.

WITF (NPR) , August 22, 2019

Homicide Charges Against Parolees Unlikely To Trigger Tough-On-Crime Backlash, Criminologist Says

Despite Blackwell's concerns, Daniel Lee, a criminology and criminal justice professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, cautioned against jumping to conclusions. Lee said it's important to examine the circumstances that led to the six alleged homicides. “We really don't understand anything about the context of what has happened in those individual events," said Lee, "what happened while those individuals were incarcerated, or what happened after they were released in terms of supervision, care, and coordination of different services that might exist in their communities.”

WESA NPR radio (Pittsburgh), August 22, 2019

Esposito Golf Classic to be held

The Esposito family and Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold the 17th Annual Esposito Golf Classic at Meadow Lane Golf Course on Sept. 20. The tournament benefits hardworking students at IUP.

Indiana Gazette, August 21, 2019

University of Mississippi journalism professor featured in film highlighted at Tribeca Film Festival

An University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media assistant professor of journalism was included in a film highlighted in New York City's Tribeca Film Festival. Professor Alysia Burton Steele is featured in the film “Frame by Frame.” In it, celebrated photojournalists explore images of the people and events that helped shape the American experience and discuss how working with photographs impacts them personally. In 2006, Steele was part of the photo team that won the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News for their Hurricane Katrina coverage where she served as a picture editor. She received her bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her master's degree in photography from Ohio University's School of Visual Communication.

University of Mississippi, August 22, 2019

IUP picked as one of best in country

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania was selected as one of the “Top Colleges in America 2019” by Forbes. Ranked 647 of 650 schools on the list, IUP is one of 40 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania selected for the ranking. Forbes editors released the list along with some explanation of their criteria, which included academics, student experience, career success and debt.

Butler Eagle, August 20, 2019

Millennia of Prehistoric Life Investigated in Pennsylvania

students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania looking for the remains of Newport, an eighteenth-century European settlement on the banks of western Pennsylvania's Conemaugh River, have also uncovered stone debris left behind by indigenous people hundreds or thousands of years before contact. IUP professors of anthropology Benjamin Ford and William Chadwick have been overseeing the students as they excavate and map the village, which was founded in 1790 and abandoned in 1820.

Archaeology (Archaeological Institute of America), August 19, 2019

Former Rep. Jim Renacci writes book on Washington dysfunction

Former Wadsworth GOP Rep. Jim Renacci has self published a book about why Washington isn't working. He says he is also lecturing at his Indiana University of Pennsylvania alma mater and touring Ohio...

Cleveland.com, August 20, 2019

Stephen Lee named LHU vice president for enrollment management/student affairs

Dr. Stephen Lee has been named vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Lock Haven University as of Aug. 12. ... and a Doctor of Education in administration and leadership studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

Clinton County Record, August 20, 2019

Forbes selects IUP for inclusion on list

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected as one of “America's Top Colleges 2019” by Forbes. IUP is one of only 40 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania selected by Forbes, which showcases the institutions that deliver “top academics, best experiences, career success and lowest debt — the best in the country,” according to the magazine's editors.

Indiana Gazette, August 20, 2019

New Business: Barattolo is Nemacolin Woodlands' newest dining experience

A new restaurant is attracting attention at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, offering guests a delicious array of Italian cuisine. “Barattolo is loosely translated to mean caddy,'' said Chef Kristin Butterworth, executive chef of restaurants. Butterworth is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts who has cooked at the famed James Beard Foundation while Chef Adan Morales, chef de cuisine for Barattolo, comes to Nemacolin via Indiana...

Herald-Standard, August 20, 2019

Davis-Robinson builds team unity, targets student success

As the new Director of Student Life at Cecil College, Cheryl Davis-Robinson is passionate about reaching out and working among a team of educators to ensure student success both in and out of the classroom. She continued her education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she completed her master's degree.

Perryville, MD Patch, August 19, 2019

Students return to IUP this week

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will welcome the majority of new, transfer and continuing students to the residence halls for the fall semester Thursday through Sunday. The first day of classes for the fall semester is Aug. 26.

Indiana Gazette, August 19, 2019

Why is Everyone Talking About Mediterranean Diets?

Research shows that following the Mediterranean diet can aid in weight loss, help prevent heart disease, strokes, and type 2 diabetes, and reduce certain cancers. Lynn James, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N., is teaching the course. A senior extension educator on the Food, Families, and Health and Food Safety and Quality Teams, James provides educational program leadership to adults, families, and youth on improving nutrition, health, and food safety. A registered dietitian, she obtained her bachelor of science degree in dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania ...

USA AGNET, August 19, 2019

Grantsville Medical Center now offering behavioral health services

The behavioral health services will be provided by Dr. Leigh Knotts, a psychologist licensed in Maryland and West Virginia. She received her Doctorate in Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Cumberland Times-News, August 18, 2019

Dig at Pa. ghost town unearths prehistoric past

This summer, 17 Indiana University of Pennsylvania archaeology students dug and sifted their way a few inches below the remains of that southern Indiana County river town and uncovered thousands of years of earlier Native American history.

Pocono Record, August 18, 2019

Awards to students from Berks County and nearby

Adama Kouyate, a fashion merchandising major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. IUP has a total of 19 Gilman Scholarship recipients. The scholarship will enable Kouyate to study at the Paris College of Art for the fall semester. Kouyate is a 2016 graduate of Wilson High School.

Reading Eagle, August 17, 2019

The Clarks: Rock Star Marketers From Pittsburgh

Given all of the above obstacles and the fact that the overall music industry revenues have declined by about half of its peak size, it is rare to hear about working bands staying together and making a living over a period of decades. However, Pittsburgh based rockers The Clarks are illustrative of how it is possible for a band to make it with the help of following sound marketing practices and having a customer orientation. Formed at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1986, the Clarks, consisting of Scott Blasey on vocal/guitars, Greg Joseph on bass, Rob James on lead guitar and David Minarik, Jr. on drums, are now in their 33rd year of putting out albums and touring.

Forbes, August 17, 2019

IUP students awarded State Department Gilman scholarships

Two Indiana University of Pennsylvania students were awarded U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad, IUP officials announced Thursday.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, August 15, 2019

How to Deliver a Safe Gluten-Free Dining Experience

Finding experienced, talented restaurant staff is a tall order in the best of times, but today's tight job market makes finding reliable help particularly challenging. …A celiac disease diagnosis encouraged (author Linsey) Yeakle to attend culinary school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts to learn how to design dishes that delight diners who have all types of dietary needs and restrictions.

FSR Magazine, August 01, 2019

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dan Rugh, Commonwealth Press

Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press recently purchased a building in Mt. Oliver for his expanding business. … Education: bachelor's, graphic design and communications, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Business Times, July 30, 2019

Anthropology students dig into geology of defunct town

This summer, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Department of Anthropology faculty members Dr. Ben Ford and Dr. Bill Chadwick are overseeing 17 IUP students for six weeks while they dig, map and explore Newport Village, which existed from 1790 through 1820 along the banks of the Conemaugh River on the border of Westmoreland and Indiana counties.

Indiana Gazette, August 13, 2019

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) — Indiana University of Pennsylvania students doing an archaeological dig near the Conemaugh River found something they did not expect. They knew the Newport Village site was settled by Europeans in the late 1700s. But the students also found evidence of humans who lived there 8,000 years ago. “How much history is right in our backyard that we never think about is an important thing for people to be aware of,” Dr. Ben Ford from IUP said.

CBS-TV (KDKA Pittsburgh), August 12, 2019

Anthony Piroli takes over as Tampa Bay's strength coach

PITTSBURGH — As a sports performance instructor, it's Anthony Piroli's job to make athletes bigger, stronger, faster and better. He's doing that now for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Piroli ... earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Beaver County Times, August 10, 2019

IUP graduate addresses scholars about integrity

It was a learning experience, to cap a summer of learning experiences, Thursday in the PNC Bank room at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. ... Dr. Douglas Kupas, class of 1986, who today is medical director for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Emergency Medical Services...

Indiana Gazette, August 09, 2019

Woodstock 50 years later: Locals 'shaped' by music festival, cultural shifts

Richard Burkert was a 17-year-old recent high school graduate in August 1969, whose experience consisted of living in what he called the homogeneous, sheltered community of Camp Hill, Cumberland County - white, middle-class, conservative, predictable. ... But, separately, Burkert and Casker headed to Woodstock, an event billed as a "music and art fair" and "Aquarian exposition" near White Lake in Bethel, New York. Soon after being inspired by Woodstock, Burkert entered Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... Burkert has become the area's preeminent historian as the president and chief executive officer of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association.

Centre Daily Times, August 11, 2019

Karen L. Rauch has been named Kutztown University's associate provost for accreditation and assessment and other new hires, promotions and awards

Cindy Graul has joined The Birches at Harleysville as the marketing director. Before joining The Birches, Graul's career touched on a broad spectrum within the health care field, including traumatic brain injury, long-term care, nonmedical home care, and hospice. She has a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in education in rehabilitation, and on weekends she moonlights as a professional photographer.

Allentown Morning Call, August 11, 2019

New circulation director brings decades of experience

Diane Orihel started at the Register in December 1980 as a circulation district manager. It was her first job since graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a business degree.

Sandusky Register, August 11, 2019

CONQUERING ADVERSITY AND BEATING THE ODDS

For Clearfield Borough Police Assistant Chief Nathan Curry, being a police officer is more than a job — and he had to overcome many obstacles to become one. ... he went on to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Criminal Justice...

Clearfield Progress News, August 12, 2019

$2.1 Million for Advanced Training to Retain, Diversity Teachers and School Leaders

Governor Tom Wolf announced the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded $2.1 million in grants to 11 universities to support innovative teacher and school leader preparation programs designed to expand, diversify, and strengthen the commonwealth's educator workforce.

Penn Watch, August 06, 2019

IUP to receive share of grants

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will receive a $200,000 share of $2.1 million in grants awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Tuesday to support innovative teacher and school leader preparation programs.

Indiana Gazette, August 07, 2019

Continuing her legacy: Marla's Notebooks is now helping other students, too

While some students see this time of year as the end of their summer vacation, Melinda said she remembers that Marla was always excited to prepare for a new school year — first at West Middlesex, then as a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania — because it meant she and her mother could go shopping for school supplies, one of Marla's favorite activities. Marla's Notebooks, a charity created in Marla's memory, provides school supplies for students in need. With the 2019-20 school year approaching,

Sharon Herald, August 07, 2019

Furniture makers and artists highlighted at 2019 Furniture Society conference

In a presentation titled “Knowing Hands: Cognition & Skill,” Artist BA Harrington, associate professor of art and director of The Wood Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, discussed the revival of both the popular and intellectual interest in craft as well as historical systems such as Educational Sloyd that believe in the importance of hand-skills for the development of the whole person.

Woodworking Network, August 06, 2019

IUP student compiles rainfall database

IUP student Emilee Howells, of Ernest, spent her summer internship with the Borough of Indiana designing a county rainfall dashboard to share current data, including monthly rainfall charts, annual precipitation and average monthly precipitation. The website includes a collection of years of rainfall data.

Indiana Gazette, August 06, 2019

Security: Capital One Breach Latest Example of Cybersecurity Realities

The odds of a data breach happening at major companies is almost 100%, said Paul Grieggs, IT security manager at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Most major companies experience security incidents that may result in compromised data,” he said.

Government Technology, August 05, 2019

More Deadly Than Being A Soldier in a War Zone: Environmental Activists Killed for Defending Planet Have Doubled in 15 Years

Christopher Jeffords, associate professor in the department of economics at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, told Newsweek: "These studies help shine a light on known instances of extreme violence committed against environmental defenders and thus help illuminate the notion that there are likely more cases which go unreported."

Newsweek, August 05, 2019

Ambler couple's donations help fund student research

NDIANA, Pa. – An Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate has made a donation to support student research at IUP. Dr. Dianne Mittura Rothstein, a 1975 biology major graduate and her husband, Marc, of Ambler, are helping to create more research opportunities for IUP students through a $10,000 donation to IUP for the Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program. Dr. Rothstein has recently retired as vice president of research at biotech company Prime Synthesis. Now in its fifth year, the RESS program allows IUP students the opportunity to do research in a field of their choice under the guidance of a faculty member and participate in programs designed to help them develop as researchers and scientists.

Mongomery News, August 05, 2019

Police urge public to join 'night out'

In a press release Thursday, Indiana Borough Police Department said it is being joined in Tuesday's event by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Police Department, Indiana County Sheriff's Department, Pennsylvania State Police, Citizens' Ambulance, Indiana Fire Association, Indiana County Emergency Management Agency and the Army National Guard.

Indiana Gazette, August 03, 2019

The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings

The Georgetown Visitation sisters owned at least 107 enslaved men, women and children, the records show. In a more recent study, Joseph G. Mannard revealed that an eighth order did as well, at least for a time.

The New York Times, August 02, 2019

The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings

In a more recent study, Joseph G. Mannard revealed that an eighth order did as well, at least for a time. People formerly enslaved by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth returned with their families to celebrate the religious order's centennial in 1912.Credit The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Archival Center But Dr. Mannard, a historian at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and other researchers have found that the nuns' financial needs — and the appeal of unpaid labor — often trumped any reluctance to traffic in humans.

USA News Hub, August 02, 2019

Experts: Capital One data breach latest example of constant cybersecurity threats

The odds of a data breach happening at major companies is almost 100%, said Paul Grieggs, IT security manager at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Most major companies experience security incidents that may result in compromised data,” he said.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 01, 2019

CNB welcomes Wolk as VP

CANANDAIGUA — Canandaigua National Bank & Trust recently welcomed Steven Wolk, CPA, as vice president, controller. Wolk, of Pittsford, holds a master's in accountancy from Bentley University in Massachusetts, and a master's of business administration from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Finger Lake Times, August 01, 2019

Eriez Announces Executive Promotions

Eriez has promoted John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll to new positions within the company's corporate leadership team. Blicha has been promoted to Senior Director of Global Marketing and Communications. He holds two degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Science in marketing and a Bachelor of Science in management.

Manufacturing News, August 01, 2019

OSH Generations: Sam Gualardo

OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Here's the story of Sam Gualardo, a professional member of our Western Pennsylvania Chapter. In the late 1970s, my dad influenced me to pursue safety management as a major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) as a young college student. He was overseeing safety for a school district at that time as an administrator. And, it looks like my children are now following in my footsteps. My daughter Lexi attended IUP and majored in safety sciences. She has also attended ASSP's PDC on various occasions. She is a member of ASSP's IUP Student Section.

American Society of Safety Professionals, August 01, 2019

Solar co-op sees success in county

The Pennsylvania Solar United Neighbors organization has a six-member advisory board to “provide strategic direction to the program.” Two members of that board have Indiana County ties. One is Dr. Jonathan Warnock, an assistant professor in the Department of Geoscience and co-director of Sustainability Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The other is Rick Bloom, a retired high school science teacher with a master's degree in biology from IUP.

Indiana Gazette, July 30, 2019

An evening of jazz in the garden

The quartet consists of Giorgos Krasidis (saxophone), Marinos Neophytou (guitar), Ioannis Karseras (bass) and Marios Gregoriou (drums). Krasidis is a saxophonist/clarinettist, composer, conductor and educator. He studied at Berklee college of Music (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude.

Cyprus Mail, July 30, 2019

Wicomico County Council fills District 2 seat with a day to spare: Meet the councilwoman

Nicole Acle will take the District 2 seat of former councilman Marc Kilmer following a unanimous vote in a special legislative session Monday night. Acle will be the sole woman sitting on the council, just over four years since the last woman was on the council, according to councilman Larry Dodd. With a bachelor of science in dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition from Penn State, Alce also has a background in sales and management — and now owns three businesses.

Delmarva Daily Times, July 29, 2019

Art you can sink your teeth into

The next artist on display at Arthaus Projects, 140 W. Fourth Street, Kira Hovanec, enjoys having fun and her work is a reflection of that. From an early age, Kira's skills were developed mostly through self-reliance until her college years spent at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor's degree in studio art.

NorthcentralPa.com, July 26, 2019

Grantsville Medical Center offering behavioral health services

The behavioral health services will be provided by Dr. Leigh Knotts, a psychologist licensed in Maryland and West Virginia. She received her doctorate in psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, she received a master's degree in clinical psychology from Loyola College and her undergraduate degree from Hood College.

Garrett County Republican, July 25, 2019

FBI agent warns of cyber crimes at Hempfield event

Information technology security “is a process, not just a project” to be completed, said Paul Grieggs, executive director of information technology security at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In the business world, they are never finished with updating and improving IT security, Grieggs said. “The threats are always changing. They only need to be right one time. We need to be right all of the time,” Grieggs said.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 25, 2019

Western Pa. schools promote ‘instant decision' for admission

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has had its own “instant decision days” for several years for both freshman and transfer students, said Michelle Fryling, an IUP spokeswoman. IUP has a decision day on Friday, , Monday and Aug. 5, as well as off campus, including in Philadelphia, Fryling said.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 25, 2019

Beaumont Foundation honors Waynesboro native

C. Edward Keller, a Waynesboro native who now lives in Beaumont, Wyoming County, has been honored by the Beaumont Foundation of America by a gift to a scholarship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania named in Keller's honor.

Shippensburg News Chronicle, July 25, 2019

IUP lands high-tech microscope

Indiana University of Pennsylvania geosciences faculty member Dr. Nick Deardorff is certain that IUP's latest science equipment will enhance the research structure not just at IUP, but for the region. Deardorff secured a $425,829 National Science Foundation grant to purchase a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), which was installed at IUP in May. The SEM allows for high-quality, detailed images of small objects to be magnified at very high resolutions and viewed on computer screens. The technology helps researchers identify all sorts of materials.

Indiana Gazette, July 25, 2019

Raymond James Hires Pittsburgh Complex Manager

Raymond James & Associates has appointed Randel Morris to manage the Pittsburgh complex, according to a press release. Morris earned a bachelor's degree in finance and financial management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Financial Advisor, July 22, 2019

Family donates $25,000 to IUP culinary program

A former dean of the College of Health and Human Services and his wife have continued their commitment to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts with a donation to benefit its students. Dr. Hal and Betty Wingard, of Indiana, donated $25,000 to support the new Academy of Culinary Arts Building.

Indiana Gazette, July 28, 2019

New Milford woman wins collegiate teaching award

Kelli Custer, of New Milford, recently received a statewide award for her work as Western Connecticut State University's writing center coordinator. ... earned her doctorate in composition and TESOL at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

News Times, July 29, 2019

Local school districts grappling with teacher shortages

Last summer, the Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded about $2 million in grants to eight universities, including Indiana University of Pennsylvania, to develop and implement yearlong residency programs for teachers and principals, in order to increase and retain teachers and school leaders.

Uniontown Herald-Standard, July 29, 2019

BLAST OFF! IUP hosts inaugural math camp

Rachelle Bouchat, associated professor in the IUP math department, launched a rocket Friday as part of the inaugural Serafini Math Camp on the IUP campus, amazing students Aurora Hutton, of Blairsville; Eva Nealen, of Creekside; and Audrey Yang, of Indiana.

Indiana Gazette, July 20, 2019

On anniversary of '77 flood, St. Francis associate professor's book takes new look at Johnstown flood

Pat Farabaugh's mission when writing his upcoming book about the Johnstown floods ... Farabaugh, a 1993 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a master's from Slippery Rock University and a doctorate from Penn State University, has written two other books

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, July 20, 2019

Off-duty police navigate ‘gray area' of when to intervene in potential crimes

“We live and breathe the job most of the time,” said Marcia Cole, a former police officer for Pittsburgh and Arnold who runs training programs at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania police academy. “Officers are going to react to diffuse situations.”

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 22, 2019

Benz foundation announces scholarship winners

The William L. and Margaret L. Benz Foundation has announced $174,300 in scholarships to 74 Blairsville High School graduates for the 2019-20 school year. Award recipients include 17 who are headed for Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Indiana Gazette, July 20, 2019

Creepy creatures visit scout camp

Holly Travis, a faculty member in the biology department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, showed a Madagascar cockroach to Girl Scouts participating in camp on Wednesday at Blue Spruce Park near Ernest.

Indiana Gazette, July 19, 2019

Heart of the Midstate: Autism with a crown

This week we're highlighting Abigail Bachman. She was crowned as Miss York County in January 2019 and is spending her year of service promoting her social impact initiative Early Autism Awareness and the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Bachman is a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

ABC27-TV (Harrisburg, PA), July 17, 2019

Brunswick's Danielle Brown Chosen Among Most Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine

Danielle Brown, vice president and chief information officer for Brunswick Corporation (BC), was recently honored among the “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” as chosen by Savoy Magazine.She has a bachelor of arts in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as well as earning a master of science in information systems, and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and Drexel University, respectively.

Yahoo!Finance, July 18, 2019

Barker named principal at Linton Middle School, other administrative changes made

Linton Middle School in Penn Hills has a new principal. The school board unanimously voted at a special meeting July 15 to have Sandra Barker lead the fifth through eighth-grade school starting next school year. Barker graduated from Norwin High School in 1983. She earned a bachelor's in mathematics education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1995, and later a master's in education and principal's certificate from California University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 18, 2019

Frank Fontaine has the spirit for developing bar program at new Marriott eateries

Before he went to college, Frank Fontaine knew he'd rather go to school to train to be a bartender. “Blame it on Sam Malone,” Fontaine says. “ ‘Cheers' always had a special place in my heart.” Fontaine's parents wanted him to get a college degree, so he earned his bachelor's degree in theater, minoring in dance, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

LancasterOnline, July 17, 2019

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Doors Open Pittsburgh's Bonnie Baxter

Buildings talk to people, at least according to Bonnie Baxter, the founder and executive of Doors Open Pittsburgh. But can they speak to everyone? Education: B.A. communications media with a minor in marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Business Times, July 08, 2019

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

Eric Morschhauser, lead author who is now on the faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, completed his Ph.D. under Dodson at Penn, focused on characterizing Auroraceratops using this robust dataset.

EurekAlert!, July 12, 2019

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Welcomes Steven Wolk as Controller

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust (CNB) is pleased to announce the addition of Steven Wolk, CPA, as Vice President, Controller. Wolk comes to CNB from Constellation Brands, where he has spent the last 4 years as Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis. Steven Wolk's educational background includes a Master's of Science Accountancy from Bentley University in Massachusetts, and a Master's of Business Administration from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Genesee Valley Pennysaver, June 12, 2019

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

Many dinosaur species are known from scant remains, with some estimates suggesting 75% are known from five or fewer individuals. Auroraceratops rugosus was typical in this regard when it was named in 2005 based upon a single skull from the Gobi Desert in northwestern China. But that is no longer the case. In a collection of articles appearing as Memoir 18 in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology this week, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Gansu Agricultural University, and other institutions describe the anatomy, age, preservation, and evolution of this large collection of Auroraceratops.

Science Codex, July 08, 2019

Small horned dinosaur from China, a Triceratops relative, walked on two feet

Auroraceratops, a bipedal dinosaur that lived roughly 115 million years ago, has been newly described by an international team of researchers led by paleontologist Peter Dodson of the University of Pennsylvania and former student Eric Morschhauser, now of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More than 80 individuals of this species have been found in China's Gansu Province.

BioPortfolio, July 11, 2019

Board oF Ed Finds New Superintendent

Dr. Kathleen Sottile would take over as superintendent of schools at its July 1 meeting. Sottile earned her doctorate of education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts from Marywood University.

Floral Park Dispatch, July 11, 2019

State enacts changes to help college sex crime victims

The legislation makes it clear that not only is “victim-blaming immoral,” said Adrianna Branin, in Pennsylvania it's now illegal. Branin will be a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the fall. In March, she was awarded the national Biden Courage Award for intervening to stop a sexual assault on campus

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, July 09, 2019

Three plays in offing through Footlight Players

The Footlight Players, a local summer youth theater program, will present its 2019 festival of shows on Friday and Saturday on the mainstage of Waller Hall.

Indiana Gazette, July 08, 2019

Tami Dotter

Allentown native Tami Dotter, vice president, Consumer Insights & CRM Tommy Hilfiger, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was honored with induction into IUP's Eberly College of Business's Business Hall of Distinction.

Allentown Morning Call, July 04, 2019

Pa. schools ahead of laws governing sex assault reporting

Both Indiana University of Pennsylvania and California University of Pennsylvania have long had systems for lodging anonymous complaints with campus police, spokeswomen for those institutions said.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 14, 2019

'Trust' and 'integrity' are important goals for Sandy Twp. police chief

DuBOIS — Newly appointed Sandy Township Police Chief Kris Kruzelak promises to provide quality leadership in the community and within the police department. Immediately after graduating from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Academy, Kruzelak was hired by Sandy Township in 1995.

Tri-County Sunday, July 15, 2019

Small Horned Dinosaur from China, a Triceratops Relative, Walked on Two Feet

In a collection of articles appearing as Memoir 18 in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology this week, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Gansu Agricultural University, and other institutions describe the anatomy, age, preservation, and evolution of this large collection of Auroraceratops. Eric Morschhauser, lead author who is now on the faculty at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, completed his Ph.D. under Dodson at Penn, focused on characterizing Auroraceratops using this robust dataset.

Nature World News, July 13, 2019

Restoration underway on historic trolley car

SWOYERSVILLE — Indiana University of Pennsylvania historian Harrison Wick came to Baut Studios on Friday to see the only known survivor of a vast fleet of trolleys that once served the Wyoming Valley.

The Citizen's Voice, July 13, 2019

Volant resident part of SRU geoscientists team

(Logan) McIntyre also travels to IUP to use a scanning electron microscope that captures more details, up to a nanometer scale, that reflected light images used in previous sample analysis could not accurately depict.

New Castle News, July 12, 2019

Raykes leaving planning office

Raykes, a native of Virginia and a resident of Indiana since 1999, also has been an instructor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “He's done a really good job of bringing in interns. We have a really good internship program and they've done a lot of good work over the years,” Stauffer added. He estimated that the program has brought 60 to 70 interns from IUP through the county to other positions in regional planning. At the same time, Raykes earned a doctor of education degree from IUP.

Indiana Gazette, July 11, 2019

New exhibitions opening at Greensburg art center and library

Sara Thomas is a Senior Art Education student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. When painting, she draws most of her inspiration from her day to day life, observing the beauty in the simple objects one sees as they first wake up, loss, or the joy shared in the company of others. ... Thomas' works can be viewed through the end of July during regular operating hours at the library.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 10, 2019

Quota presents Gold Scholarships

Quota of Indiana, Pa Inc. recently named Julia Petak and Mercy Muguimi as Gold Scholarship recipients and honored them at the organization's June meeting. Petak is completing studies at Indiana County Technology Center's School of Practical Nursing and Muguimi, an international student studying in Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Speech-Language Pathology program, will begin work in a master's program in the fall.

Indiana Gazette, July 10, 2019

Town of Boone Hires New Cultural Resources Department Director

The Town of Boone is excited to announce the hiring of new Town of Boone Cultural Resources Department Director, Mark Freed. Freed holds a B.A in Journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, M.A. in Appalachian Studies from Appalachian State University and a M.S.L.S in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

High Country Press (North Carolina), July 09, 2019

Pennsylvania orders stronger reporting of campus sex assaults

HARRISBURG - Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday signed two campus safety initiatives aimed at making it easier for college students to report sexual assaults to the authorities. The other measure will mandate that all post-secondary institutions offer an online sexual violence reporting option — something Adrianna Branin, a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a sexual assault reform advocate, believes will help victims “control how their experience is reported.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , July 09, 2019

IUP senior helps spread word about laws on sexual violence

(Adrianna) Branin, who is entering her senior year as a political science and religious studies double major at IUP, won a Courage Award from former Vice President Joe Biden's foundation for her bravery in coming to the aid of an intoxicated woman who was being harassed and assaulted by several men last September near the IUP campus. She stopped the abuse and escorted the woman away from the scene.

Indiana Gazette, July 10, 2019

Greensburg hires planning director

Jeffrey Raykes will take over the city's planning department July 29 ... Raykes teaches planning as an adjunct professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, July 08, 2019

Ripple named sports editor

Adam Ripple has been promoted to sports editor of the Daily American. Ripple is a 2004 graduate of Richland High School and a 2008 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Somerset Daily American, July 08, 2019

Wolf signs bill to strengthen student sexual assault reporting at Pa. colleges

The other measure will mandate that postsecondary institutions offer an online sexual violence reporting option — something Adrianna Branin, a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a sexual assault reform advocate, believes will help victims “control how their experience is reported.”

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 08, 2019

National teacher shortage affects Pennsylvania

Last summer, the Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded about $2 million in grants to eight universities, including Indiana University of Pennsylvania, to develop and implement yearlong residency programs for teachers and principals, in order to increase and retain teachers and school leaders.

Washington Observer-Reporter, July 07, 2019

Nine students receive nursing scholarships

The Thelma C. Smith Fund has announced that nine Blairsville area students have been awarded nursing scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year in the amount of $2,600 each. ... Haley M. Dick, Indiana University of Pennsylvania;

Indiana Gazette, July 05, 2019

KAMI ANDERSON: Home woman driven to fight addiction epidemic

When Kami Anderson graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1986 with a degree in business administration, she envisioned returning to the campus one day as a professor.

Indiana Gazette, June 30, 2019

SUSAN DELANEY: Leader reflects on life of service

“But again, I was just chairman. I can't take credit for that,” Delaney said. “I guess the thing I'm most proud of at IUP is that through all the turmoil that they endured during those years, they kept moving forward. The faculty and the leadership kept focused on the students and the university.

Indiana Gazette, June 30, 2019

SHERRY RENOSKY: Marketing, promotional prowess fuel success

“During my senior year at IUP, I said to my dad that I need to do an independent thing, to do something on my own and get a job. The Zamiases hired me right out of IUP in May 1989 and I started in February 1990,” Renosky reminisced. “I had a lot of promotional background and they hired me as the marketing director for Indiana Mall.”

Indiana Gazette, June 30, 2019

GABBI MILLER MYERS: Spa owner achieves dream born in seventh grade

Gabbi Miller Myers always wanted to own a spa. She went to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to learn business, then South Hills Beauty Academy for Esthetics, near Pittsburgh, to learn the specifics of running a spa.

Indiana Gazette, June 30, 2019

LAURIE KUZNESKI: Business owner juggles many part-time gigs, too

Kuzneski, 48, became a member of the Board of Trustees at her alma mater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, in 2018 and joined the board at Indiana Regional Medical Center in January.

Indiana Gazette, June 30, 2019

Bank of America names five Philadelphia-area Student Leaders

Bank of America's philanthropic Student Leaders program offers young people an opportunity to build their workforce and leadership skills through a paid summer internship at a local nonprofit. Three high school seniors and two college first-years from the greater Philadelphia area were recently selected to work with Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), an organization that seeks to alleviate poverty and inequity through education and employment. The student leaders from the area (include) Devan Ghee, a Darby resident, recent graduate of Academy Park High School and a first-year at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Generocity, July 03, 2019

Waynesboro native honored with gift to scholarship

INDIANA, Pa. — C. Edward Keller, a Waynsboro, Pa., native who lives in Beaumont, Texas, was honored by the Beaumont Foundation of America by a gift to a scholarship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania named in his honor.

Herald-Mail Media, July 02, 2019

IUP students, Salvation Army team up for mentoring effort

“Without the student volunteers from Indiana University of Pennsylvania the Ark of Learning would be just another after-school program,” Major Geoffrey Swires of the Salvation Army said. “They are far more than tutors. In many cases they are the only people the children know who attended college. This one-on-one mentoring helps them to understand that higher education is an attainable goal. They are shown a future the might otherwise appear impossible. They don't just give these children homework help. They give them a future.”

Indiana Gazette, July 02, 2019

Local seniors find friendship, love for felt at Reynoldsville Foundry

The Foundry, in partnership with ArtsPath of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), hosted an Artist Residency program showcase on Thursday, featuring felt puppets created by seniors in the past few weeks.

DuBois Courier Express, June 28, 2019

Hope Enterprises, Inc. announces new board chairman

James K. Shillenn has been named chairman of the board of directors of Hope Enterprises, Inc., which provides services to people with intellectual disabilities in Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Columbia, Montour, Snyder, and Union counties. Shillenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Northcentral PA.com, June 27, 2019

Pittsburgh rock band The Clarks playing the Mishler

The Clarks, a Pittsburgh-based rock band returns to the area to kick off the Altoona First Frontier Festival July 26 at the Mishler Theatre. The Clarks formed in 1986 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. ... The university named him and the band as distinguished alumni in 1987.

Altoona Mirror, June 28, 2019

Freed hired as Boone's new cultural resources director

BOONE — The town of Boone didn't have to look far to find its new cultural resources director, announcing Mark Freed has been hired to the post on June 28. Freed holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in Appalachian Studies from ASU and a master's in library science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, according to the town of Boone.

Watauga Democrat, June 28, 2019

Exhibit will examine Johnstown's work history

The temporary exhibit, “Johnstown: Where We Work” will open Friday in the second floor galleries at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave., Cambria City, Johnstown. ... result of research and interpretation by Lang and Kelly, and the assistance of several interns and volunteers, including ...students Laura Foose of Indiana University of Pennsylvania,

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, June 27, 2019

Graduation Held for ACMH Radiology Students

Guests were welcomed to the ceremony by John Lewis, President/CEO of ACMH Hospital. Dr. Tammy Manko, Director of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Career and Professional Development Center and owner of the consulting agency, Meaningful Life, LLC. presented the graduation address.

The Kittanning Paper, June 26, 2019

Spring-Ford names new assistant superintendent

ROYERSFORD — The Spring-Ford Area School Board appointed Robert Rizzo as the new assistant superintendent during Monday's meeting. He earned his Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility in 2015 from California University of Pennsylvania, his Principal Certification and Master of Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Penn State University.

The Mercury, June 26, 2019

Valley View Terrace residents receive scholarships

Marshall R. White Jr., son of Kathy White, and Tavia Henderson-Gunn, daughter of Tia Henderson, were each presented a check for $2,000 from the Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies, with a matching check of $1,000 from the county Housing Authority. White finished his first year at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he majors in finance.

Washington Observer-Reporter, June 25, 2019

Chief academic officer named at Penn College

Michael J. Reed has been appointed vice president for academic affairs and provost at Pennsylvania College of Technology, effective July 1. His appointment was approved today by the Penn College Board of Directors. He also holds a master's degree and school counseling certification from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Business Central, June 24, 2019

Students in the news

Hannah Colen, an Indiana native, is spending her summer at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Colen is off to do an academic internship at the Smithsonian Institution's Museums of Asian Art. A marketing and studio arts junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, she is currently interning through the Washington Center program until August.

Indiana Gazette, June 23, 2019

Free lending workshop scheduled for Tuesday

Staff from SBA-funded Indiana University of Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center will be on hand to provide individual guidance on business plans.

Indiana Gazette, June 23, 2019

Inside The Huddle: Using Sports to Drive Business Goals with Paul Beckles

Today, meet Paul Beckles: Director of Brand Partnerships at Athletes First Partners. Athletes First Partners is a global sales and marketing agency representing the National Basketball Players Association and the National Basketball Retired Players Association. Beckles is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing an MBA through Purdue University.

Front Office Sports, June 24, 2019

IUP to continue monitoring of Beaver Run Reservoir

The board of directors of Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County has renewed an ongoing agreement with Indiana University of Pennsylvania for monitoring water and air quality at the Beaver Run Reservoir in Washington Township, Westmoreland County.

Indiana Gazette, June 21, 2019

New city planner big on public participation

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City's newest city planner is here and ready to work. Abbey Roberts introduced herself to member of City Council at Monday night's meeting. Roberts is a 2019 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Regional Planning with a concentration in Land Use and GIS.

The Lock Haven Express, June 21, 2019

Allentown police department swears in 7 new officers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Seven new Allentown police officers were sworn in during a ceremony in City Council Chambers Thursday morning. ... Cadet (Austin) Ortwein graduated from Nazareth Area High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

WFMZ-TV Eastern PA and Western NJ, June 20, 2019

Frazer police hire 5 new officers

Frazer hired four recent police academy graduates and a soon-to-be graduate to replace five part-timers who resigned to take jobs elsewhere over the past several months. Four of the new hires graduated from the Allegheny County Police Academy and Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Criminal Justice Training Center. They include Grant Mularski, Nathan Oesterling, Joshua Rosenblatt and Nicholas Walter.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, June 20, 2019

Women Leading The AI Industry, “Know your place; It is right here in this business” with Deana Rhoades and Tyler Gallagher

Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back. Don't forget the second phrase in that sentence. Experiment with your ideas. Focus on turning your ideas into value for others. It's great to think big; outside the boundaries of your job, role, or function ... Deana Rhoades, Global Practice Lead for Automation Consulting at NTT DATA Services ... She obtained her MBA and BA degrees at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and resides in PA with her husband and two toddler daughters.

Thrive Global, June 20, 2019

MAWC spent more than $100,000 for tests following Beaver Run Reservoir gas well breach

Authority board members on Wednesday rehired IUP, agreeing to pay the school $133,000 for quarterly water and air testing at the reservoir during the next 12 months. IUP has conducted water-quality tests at the reservoir since 2011 and on emissions at the site since 2015.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, June 19, 2019

Council OKs arts-based initiative

Indiana Borough Council gave support Tuesday night to a regional project meant to bring “artists with expertise in digital technology and socially engaged art” to Indiana and vicinity. The borough, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and others want to attract such artists with CREATIVE SPARK, or Community Residents Engaging in Art and Technology Inspired by Social Practice Artist Residency.

Indiana Gazette, June 19, 2019

Aspen Middle School hires new principal

(Eve) Allen, who has a doctorate in educational leadership from Duquesne University in Pennsylvania, recently accepted the job as Aspen Middle School principal after a series of interviews and conversations that began in May with school staff, parents, administration and others. Allen received her master's in elementary education in 1998 from California University of Pennsylvania, and her bachelor's of arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Aspen Times (Colorado), June 18, 2019

Awards and honors

Brian K. Payne, who received his doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Health and Human Services, has been selected as a member of his alma mater's inaugural Hall of Distinction. Payne is the vice provost for academic affairs and tenured in the department of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion University. He is a former editor of the American Journal of Criminal Justice, past president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and author or co-author of more than 160 journal articles and seven books.

Inside Business-Hampton Roads Business Journal, June 17, 2019

LH Introduces New City Planner

LOCK HAVEN – New City Planner Abigail Roberts was introduced to City Council at its meeting Monday night. Roberts graduated last month from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Community Planning and Development.

Clinton County Record, June 17, 2019

Michael Christopher Band performing in Ellwood City Saturday

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Michael) Christopher also has a master's degree from Seton Hill. Christopher, who grew up in Blairsville, currently lives in Westmoreland County, but much of the time he is on the road doing what he loves to do, playing the music for people to enjoy.

Ellwood City Ledger, June 17, 2019

Birdsboro native honored with Impact Award from Indiana University

Seven graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Education and Communications, including Maya Cryor from Birdsboro, were honored as the first class of Impact Award recipients.

Berks Mont News, June 14, 2019

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church — very welcoming, very vibrant

Father Mark Meholick describes the congregation of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in DuBois as “very welcoming, very vibrant.” He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and majored in philosophy and history in preparation for the seminary because, as his parish priest advised him, “you need to learn about everybody.”

Dubois Courier Express, June 13, 2019

Rehabilitation work continues on iconic bell tower

Work to replace the original wooden supports around the bell tower of iconic John Sutton Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus that began last month is expected to be finished before the fall semester begins.

Indiana Gazette, June 13, 2019

Empathy, compassion a focus in college presentation

Peninsula College interim dean of arts and sciences and former English professor Janet Lucas will explore compassion and empathy ... She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Eastern Washington University and earned her doctorate in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Peninsula Daily News, June 14, 2019

Rotolo receives Career Women's Club Woman of the Year Honors

Each year, the Punxsutawney Career Women's Club selects a Woman of the Year ... LuAnn Rotolo is the 2019 recipient.LuAnn graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Spanish and French. ...she retired after 32½ years in public education.

Punxsutawney Spirit, June 13, 2019

Gold Award Girl Scouts log 5,500 hours of service

Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania congratulates 71 Girl Scouts on earning the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Ann Beatty is a graduate of Indiana Area School District and a 2019 Gold Award Girl Scout. Beatty's Gold Award project focused on educating local children and families about school bus safety, which was inspired by her own life experience. ... Beatty's project also provided her some professional experience that she can now use as she studies early childhood education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, June 16, 2019

2 locals among recipients of Impact Award

Seven graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Education and Communications, including two from Indiana County, were honored recently as the first class of Impact Award recipients.

Indiana Gazette, June 14, 2019

Port native honored by IUP

A total of nine graduates from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Health and Human Services, including a former Port Allegany man, were selected as the inaugural class for the College's Hall of Distinction.

Port Allegany Reporter Argus, June 13, 2019

PennDOT digs into past of Summit roundabout site

The preliminary, and maybe only, excavation of the site is expected to be finished this week. Helping with the dig are Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate students working on the PennDOT archaeological survey team this summer.

Go Erie.com, June 12, 2019

DeVivo joins Family Health Centers

Dr. Angelo J. DeVivo recently joined the staff of Family Health Centers Inc. as an optometrist. He earned an ROTC scholarship and pursued a bachelor's degree in natural science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Times and Democrat (South Carolina), June 12, 2019

Senate Adopts Condolence Resolution for Brian Henry Swatt

The Senate today unanimously adopted a Condolence Resolution for Brian Henry Swatt, who served as a field representative in Senator Joe Pittman's Indiana District Office, Indiana County. Swatt, 21, a junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, lost his life in a tragic accident on June 7 in East Franklin Township.

The Kittanning Paper, June 12, 2019

Tawayne Weems appointed interim principal of Daniel Jenkins Academy

Charleston County School District this week announced and welcomed Tawayne Weems as interim principal of Daniel Jenkins Academy. He obtained a Master of Science in Leadership and Information Technology from Duquesne University and holds a school administrator certification from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Charleston Chronicle, June 12, 2019

IUP senior to compete in Miss Pennsylvania pageant

Class may be over for the semester, but Indiana University of Pennsylvania senior Abby Bachman, is gearing up for some more work over the summer. For four years, Bachman has been participating in the Miss Pennsylvania pageant and this year is no different. So far, she's managed to finish in the top 11 contestants each year, but is hoping to do better this year.

Indiana Gazette, May 11, 2019

Pico Taqueria: Popular Chincoteague eatery moves into Maddox Boulevard building

A popular food truck on Chincoteague recently moved into a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Pico Taqueria is celebrating its fifth year serving food to visitors and residents of the island resort town — and now that the eatery is in its new location, at 6560 Maddox Blvd., customers can celebrate with a frozen margarita, along with tacos and more. (Co-owners) Dylan and Rosie Moot met at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts and have been traveling and cooking together ever since.

Salisbury Daily Times, June 11, 2019

PHEAA offers low-cost, no-fee private student loans

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reinventing itself as a private lender to fill in the gaps for students who have maxed out on grants and federal loans this year, but still can't cover the cost of college or approved trade schools. Ragan Griffin, director of financial aid at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said students at the state-owned university took out about 2,300 private loans over the last year.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, June 11, 2019

Adams signs with Phillies; McGough set to ink rookie deal with Pirates

T.J. Adams put pen to paper and made it official on Tuesday. The Central Cambria High School graduate and Indiana University of Pennsylvania product is part of the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, June 12, 2019

It's Important That Kids Read Proficiently By Third Grade. Only Half Of Pittsburgh Students Do

At Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Julie Ankrum is the coordinator of the university's reading specialist program. She said the college takes a comprehensive approach to getting teachers to respond to students' needs during literacy instruction.

WESA Pittsburgh NPR , June 11, 2019

Soldier Spotlight: Spc. Courtney Petrauskas

FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade spotlights Spc. Courtney Petrauskas, information technology specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 28th ECAB. Petrauskas is originally from Altoona. She is a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, pursuing a bachelor's degree in management information systems and also works part-time for a call center answering calls for doctors after-hours.

DVIDS (Defense Visual Information Distribution Service), June 10, 2019

Pittman takes seat in Harrisburg

Shortly before 1:45 p.m. Monday, state Sen. Joe Pittman, R-Indiana, was sworn in along with fellow new state Sen. Douglas Mastriano, R-Franklin County, to serve interim terms in the state Senate... briefly eulogized Brian Swatt, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student and aide to Pittman who was killed in a car crash Friday in Armstrong County.

Indiana Gazette, June 10, 2019

The Black Girl Magic is Real—Taliaferro, Bennett latest Pittsburgh Black women to win elections

But in Pittsburgh, Devon Taliaferro and Olivia Bennett aren't “mysterious or supernatural forces.” They are Black women, born and raised in this area, who sought to make change—in Taliaferro's case, the school system, or in Bennett's case, the justice system. Taliaferro grew up in Wilkinsburg, graduated from Wilkinsburg High School in 1999, then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh.

Black Press USA/New Pittsburgh Courier, June 09, 2019

IUP selects inaugural Hall of Distinction class

Nine graduates from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Health and Human Services, including several from the region, were selected as the inaugural class for the College's Hall of Distinction.

Indiana Gazette, June 09, 2019

Clayton Vasey, Sweet Valley, named to dean's list at Indiana University

PHILADELPHIA — Clayton Vasey, Sweet Valley, has been named to the dean's list high honors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for the spring 2019 semester. The Lake-Lehman Class of 2016 valedictorian, Vasey will begin medical school in July at Lake Erie School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the son of Darryl and Wendy Vasey.

The Dallas Post, June 06, 2019

j-Aya Barnes recognized by IUP Department of Criminology

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER — The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Taj-Aya Barnes, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate, was selected by the IUP Department of Criminology for the 2019 Gregory W. Spinelli Memorial Award. Barnes earned a bachelor's degree in criminology with a minor in psychology from IUP one semester early, in December 2018.

Black Press USA/New Pittsburgh Courier, June 06, 2019

Eriez® Announces Three Executive Promotions

Eriez® announces the promotions of John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll to new positions within the company's corporate leadership team. He holds two degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor of Science in marketing and a Bachelor of Science in management.

Coal Zoom.com, June 06, 2019

IUP programs receive accreditation

Educator preparation programs offered by Indiana University of Pennsylvania have received national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Indiana Gazette, June 06, 2019

Scholarship awarded

Kayla Stewart Treas, of the Indiana Area Education Association, recently presented a scholarship awarded to Breanna Olechovski, who plans to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania to major in early childhood education and special education.

Indiana Gazette, June 06, 2019

Borough council outlines summer initiatives

Borough Manager C. Michael Foote said the borough has brought in a summer intern to work on a stormwater education partnership, gathering data with Katie Farnsworth, associate professor of geoscience at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Foote said local stakeholders in that partnership will meet on a monthly basis.

Indiana Gazette, May 05, 2019

Two former Martella's southpaws drafted on Day 3

T.J. Adams, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior, was chosen by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 27th round. ... After negotiating with the ball club, Adams and his adviser came to terms to sign with the Phillies. Adams was determined to achieve this dream of being drafted which finally became a reality. He is proof that anyone can achieve their goals if they work hard enough.

Somerset Daily American, June 06, 2019

Bitten by a tick? Here are 16 diseases they carry

Indiana University of Pennsylvania student Nathan Peters checks cloth for ticks after dragging it across barberry bushes and forested ground near the university. Thomas W. Simmons, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania biology professor, specializes in researching ticks that transmit human pathogens such as Lyme disease.

PennLive, June 06, 2019

Study shows broadband woes in Pa.

The research, “Broadband Availability and Access in Rural Pennsylvania,” was conducted by Penn State University's Palmer Chair in Telecommunications Sascha Meinrath and a team of researchers commissioned by the General Assembly's Center for Rural Pennsylvania. “This groundbreaking research exposes the growing disparity in broadband availability between rural and urban areas in Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Michael A. Driscoll, president of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a member of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania's board of directors.

Indiana Gazette, June 05, 2019

Fort Necessity undergoes improvements to enhance visitor experience

The project cost about a million dollars, funded by visitor fees collected by the National Park Service from across the country. The cost covers planning, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania archaeological study and construction.

Uniontown Herald Standard, June 04, 2019

Fashion Forward: Stew Frick is NOT UR QUEER

For (Stew) Frick, creating wearable art is not just a business, but a way to fulfill creative intentions aside from his 9-to-5 job at a road and infrastructure company. After spending some time at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Frick dropped out to pursue artistic endeavors and has found peace, fulfillment, and happiness with their recent accomplishments.

Pittsburgh City Paper, June 05, 2019

Seven Forest Hills senior athletes select colleges

SIDMAN – Seven Forest Hills seniors announced their intentions to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level Tuesday afternoon during a ceremony at Forest Hills High School. ... Mitch Chunta signed to continue his track and field career at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, June 05, 2019

Students awarded with scholarships from Allied Artists

Allied Artists of Johnstown has awarded scholarships to students who intend to advance their education in the field of visual arts. Winners include: • Sydney Huston, a graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School, received a $1,500 scholarship, which included a $500 Glenn Brougher Award. She plans to study studio art, graphic design track, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, June 04, 2019

Natalie Looney named principal of Summerour Middle School

Natalie Looney will be the next principal of Summerour Middle School in Norcross. Looney received a bachelor's degree in business education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree in business administration from Mercer University, and a doctorate degree in education from the University of Georgia.

Gwinnett Daily Post, June 04, 2019

Soul Platter Café, DAHS partner to host prom dinner

The Soul Platter Café in downtown DuBois, a non-profit “pay-what-you-can” restaurant, opened three months ago and those who operate it are discovering that many of their patrons are "paying it forward." On the morning of the prom dinner, Heath noted that the café trained a new volunteer, Mike Rockwell, who is a student at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Culinary Academy.

Community Media Group, June 05, 2019

H-burg Man Receives IUP Criminology Scholarship

Zackary Weaver, a criminology and criminal justice major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the 2019 recipient of the Michael P. Stewart III Memorial Scholarship.

Morrisons Cove Herald, May 30, 2019

IUP team to present research on biodiversity in Honduras

Four students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, including two from Allegheny County, are headed to Central America in June as presenters at an international symposium on biodiversity in Honduras.The seminar, organized by their IUP faculty advisor, Dr. Josiah Townsend, will focus on the group's research on biodiversity in Honduras.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, May 28, 2019

Port A. native honored by IUP

INDIANA, Pa. — A total of nine graduates from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Health and Human Services, including a former Port Allegany man, were selected as the inaugural class for the College's Hall of Distinction. IUP honored Brian K. Payne, formerly of Port Allegany, who earned his bachelor's (1988), master's (1990) and doctoral (1993) degrees from IUP with the recognition.

Bradford Era, June 04, 2019

Brandon Ranck Named Co-Lead of Regional Campus Leadership Team

Jersey Shore -- A 2017 graduate of The Jersey Shore Area School District, and a current human resource management student at The Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Brandon Ranck has been selected as a co-lead of the American Cancer Society's campus leadership team for the northeast region.

Northcentral PA.com, June 03, 2019

North Hills hires new high school principal, three other administrators

The school board also hired Jessica Sapsara as assistant elementary school principal. She will split her time among the district's four elementary schools, but her office will be in McIntyre Elementary. She received a doctorate in education from Duquesne University, a master's degree in elementary and middle school mathematics and bachelor's degree in elementary education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 03, 2019

Barker earns ballot spot for prothonotary

(Eric) Barker's name will appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot in a race against Republican Randy Degenkolb, who is seeking a third full term in the office. Barker, communications technology manager in the Marketing and Communications Division at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a political organizer for many years in the Indiana area, said he decided to present himself as a choice for voters when he realized at nearly the last minute that no one was carrying the Democrats' banner for the office.

Indiana Gazette, June 03, 2019

Students in the News

Tara Lute, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania nursing major from Commodore, has been selected for the Susan Spurlin Peckman Scholarship.

Indiana Gazette, June 02, 2019

Flashpoint: Impact of Philly's one party politics, Joe Biden courage awardee & #eidinthepark

The newsmaker of the week is Adrianna Branin, a recent recipient of the Joe Biden Courage Award, which recognizes student heroes tackling sexual assault. The South Philadelphia native is a rising senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who intervened when another young woman was being sexually assaulted at an off campus party.

KYW AM Radio Philadelphia, June 01, 2019

New York native thrives in downtown DuBois with cafe, dessert company

When someone walks in the front door of Kaysi Cakes Dessert Company & Cafe on North Brady Street ... Kaysi Hill, originally from New York, opened the shop May 4. She moved here to attend the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts, before going to IUP's main campus for restaurant and hospitality management.

DuBois Courier Express, May 30, 2019

Reader Profile: Tony Victor

he person writing those posts—many of which include video and photos and sometimes a bit of humor like his stormwater “nerd alerts”—is Tony Victor, an environmental specialist in the Morrisville, NC, Stormwater Division. ... Victor earned a B.S. in psychology at Missouri State University and a M.A. in student affairs in higher education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Forester Media, May 28, 2019

One cannot manage what one does not measure

“I hope to cultivate a culture that is inviting for women to pursue their career in the investment industry,” Oh said. “There are so many smart and competent women of all ages who do not know about this industry as an option.” A recent inductee of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Eberly College Business Hall of Distinction ...

Advisor News, May 28, 2019

PA Polymer Maker gets SHARP

Since 1983, the IUP Department of Safety Sciences has been designated as the OSHA On-Site Consultation Program's official agency in the Commonwealth, and continues to provide no-cost occupational and health consultative services.

Industrial Safety and Security Source, May 27, 2019

Students in the news

Megan Risinger, a May nursing graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected for the 2019 Judith Ann Shoop Memorial Award, awarded to the valedictorian of IUP's nursing graduation class.

Indiana Gazette, May 26, 2019

Delmont Visionary Committee works with IUP students on possible Heritage Trail routes

... subject of a project that saw committee members working with Indiana University of Pennsylvania students, who have earned the Smart Growth Partnership's Jack Robertshaw Fellows Award for their efforts.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, May 23, 2019

ELECTION 2019: Former district attorney unseats Rega

BLAIRSVILLE — Bob Bell dethroned incumbent Magisterial District Judge Jennifer J. Rega Tuesday night by winning both the Republican and Democrat nominations. Bell is a graduate of Saltsburg High School, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Ohio Northern University of Law.

Indiana Gazette, May 22, 2019

Progressive Field depicted in ‘Art of Words'

Dan Duffy has a way with words. Which is interesting considering he is an artist, not a writer. ... was an art major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Cleveland.Com, May 20, 2019

Interior design major gets hands-on experience

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania interior design major from Albrightsville is getting hands-on experience as part of a class in interior design.

Times News, May 18, 2019

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Academia

Thomas C. Segar has been named vice president for student affairs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as vice president for student affairs and information technology at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, May 17, 2019

CAIS Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Four Key Additions

CAIS, the leading financial technology platform connecting financial advisors with alternative asset managers, has added four senior-level team members to significantly expand and enhance its marketplace. Chris Crawford, Chief Operating Officer, joins CAIS to ensure operational excellence across the company. Chris holds an MBA from Villanova and a BS in finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Yahoo Finance, May 22, 2019

ELECTION 2019: Keith, Gorman move on to November

And from a spectrum of five Republican candidates, party faithful gave the nod to two nominees — Rayne Township Supervisor Michael Keith and Indiana University of Pennsylvania presidential assistant Robin Gorman — to carry the GOP banner to the Nov. 5 general election.

Indiana Gazette, May 22, 2019

S&T Bank promotes woman to senior VP

S&T Bank has promoted Kristin Rombaugh to senior vice president, retail mortgage operations manager. She earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers' Association Advanced School of Banking.

Indiana Gazette, May 20, 2019

Four inducted into IUP hall of distinction

Four graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Eberly College of Business, including two with Indiana County ties, were honored recently with induction into IUP's Eberly College of Business's Business Hall of Distinction.

Indiana Gazette, May 19, 2019

Slate of Cambria row offices to be decided this fall

Incumbent Cambria County Treasurer Lisa Kozorosky, of Ebensburg, is seeking re-election as a Democrat. Kozorosky is a Central Cambria High School graduate with an associate's degree in liberal arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, May 17, 2019

Hempfield supervisor candidates tackle fire, police issues ahead of primary race

Meet the candidates Dan Galbraith Republican Age: 54 Education: Bachelor's degree in communications media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania Occupation: Owns Solutionist, a promotional advertising and corporate apparel company

Greensburg Tribune-Review, May 17, 2019

North Schuylkill School Board Meeting Notes for May 2019

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, the North Schuylkill School Board held their monthly meeting at 7:00am. During the meeting, the following business items were addressed: Approved a five year Dual Enrollment Agreement with Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Skook News (Schuylkill County), May 16, 2019

Pocketbook issues drive heated contests in school board races

David Chambers, chair of the political science department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania said that cuts both ways. “It's both a blessing and curse. The blessing is you don't have to worry about that label. Absent a label, many people don't know what you stand for. Then it becomes based on issues, which might be a good thing in every election,” he said.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, May 16, 2019

Athena Award Presented to YSU Acting Dean King

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dr. Tammy King, acting dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services at Youngstown State University, was presented the 2019 Athena Award at the 27th annual Athena Award dinner last night. King holds bachelor's and master's degrees in criminal justice from YSU and a doctorate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Business Journal, May 17, 2019

El-Mekki: Black Folks, Stop Chasing White Integration. It's Not the Surest Path to Black Student Achievement

I didn't go to an “integrated school” until I was a 16-year-old freshman at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. And once I got there, I didn't feel like I had missed a damn thing by attending Nidhamu Sasa (a pan-African elementary school) or Overbrook High School, where there was one white student among thousands of black ones. ... Sharif El-Mekki is the principal of Mastery Charter School–Shoemaker Campus, a neighborhood public charter school in Philadelphia that serves 750 students in grades 7-12.

The 74, May 14, 2019

Three area students honored at IUP

Three Somerset County students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average at the May 11 commencement ceremonies.

Somerset Daily American, May 14, 2019

Biology major chosen for fellowship

Morgan Glasser, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Marion Center, is spending her summer doing research at an internationally known cancer center in Houston. Glasser's research is funded through the Kopchick Summer Fellowship program, established by IUP graduate Dr. John Kopchick, to enable students to do research at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Indiana Gazette, May 16, 2019

IUP trustees hear info on IT security

During a briefing for the trustees, IUP Chief Information Officer Bill Balint said the university has “made tremendous investments” in IT security, and continues to do so. But, he added, “IT security isn't really an IT problem, it is a risk management problem.”

Indiana Gazette, May 16, 2019

WLU honors faculty

WEST LIBERTY — One faculty member from each of West Liberty University's five colleges were named faculty of the year at the Honors Convocation held in Kelly Theatre recently. ...College of Liberal Arts Steve Criniti ... earned a doctoral degree in English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master's in English at Marshall University and a bachelor's degree in English at West Liberty.

Weirton Daily Times, May 16, 2019

Debra L. Blair joins Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers LLC

Marietta-based Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers announced that Debra L. Blair has joined the firm as an associate with the Real Estate and Government Group. She received her Juris Doctor Degree in 2006, from Emory University School of Law. She holds a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Cobb Business Journal, May 15, 2019

Nash Community College recognizes master instructors

Nash Community College recognized three faculty members as master instructors for higher education in a ceremony held May 9. ...Katie Hoffer ...is an English and humanities instructor and co-director of the Global Scholars Program and Study Abroad. She earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and anthropology and a Master of Arts degree in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Hoffer has worked at NCC for five years.

The Enterprise, May 14, 2019

IUP trustees hear about ongoing arboretum work

Since late in 2017, a $220,000 Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development grant, along with a $33,000 IUP match, has been devoted to creation of a conceptual master plan for a specific Confluence Park, or Confluence Discovery Park. Last week, IUP's Council of Trustees received an update prepared by Andropogon Associates Ltd. of Philadelphia, a consultant chosen from among 19 applicants sought from within a 250-mile radius of Indiana.

Indiana Gazette, May 14, 2019

Three area students honored at IUP

Three Somerset County students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average at the May 11 commencement ceremonies.

Somerset Daily American, May 14, 2019

Activities of local students on campuses

Taylor Coleman, Wernersville, will serve as the senior gift presenter at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's undergraduate commencement ceremony and Jamie Menarde, Douglassville, will be honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Reading Eagle, May 12, 2019

Indiana grad tapped to head IUP SGA

Alexander Fefolt, a political science major in the Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been elected president of IUP's Student Government Association.

Bradford Era, May 11, 2019

Presentation on school safety issues scheduled

Dr. Mark McGowan, a faculty member in the Department of Educational and School Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will discuss challenges regarding school safety.

Indiana Gazette, May 12, 2019

Committee presentations detail successes of student programs

The center and the Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research based there are involved in the student organization Each One Reach One, which has sought to help students suffering from food insecurity, but also to provide such needs as toiletries, through the Pop-Up Food Pantry.

Indiana Gazette, May 12, 2019

Firm: KCAC benefits area economy

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex has had, and continues to have, its impact on Indiana County and its economy, according to a study done by a Cleveland, Ohio, firm.

Indiana Gazette, May 11, 2019

Penns Manor graduate earns scholarship

Daniel Aikins, of White Township, a criminology and criminal justice major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the 2019 recipient of the John H. Armstrong Criminology Scholarship.

Indiana Gazette, May 10, 2019

End of semester brings changes at IUP

As Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael Driscoll told IUP's Council of Trustees on Thursday it is a time for many goodbyes, and some hellos. ... (Michael) Hood was back at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex Thursday to accept a resolution naming the dean's suite and administrative offices in the College of Fine Arts in Sprowls Hall in his honor. ... The trustees also approved naming the technology-filled financial trading room of IUP's Eberly College of Business in honor of the Mackey Family Charitable Trust.

Indiana Gazette, May 11, 2019

Indiana grad tapped to head IUP SGA

Alexander Fefolt, of Indiana, a history, pre-law and political science major in the Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been elected president of IUP's Student Government Association.

Indiana Gazette, May 10, 2019

IUP student retention rate on the rise

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's student retention rate is up to 70.05 percent, IUP Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Patricia McCarthy told the university's Council of Trustees Thursday. That's as of this week, and it's up from 64.69 percent retention from the fall of 2017 to the fall of 2018. The university has set a goal of 80 percent retention by the fall of 2022.

Indiana Gazette, May 10, 2019

Mountainside Baroque concert to Bach's extended family

Mountainside scholarship students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Susquehanna University and Frostburg State University will be part of the Scholars of St. Cecilia choir.

The Garrett County Republican (West Virginia), May 09, 2019

More than 2,000 to graduate from IUP this weekend

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies for 2,086 graduates at ceremonies on Friday and Saturday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Students graduating in May and August are eligible to participate in the ceremonies.

Indiana Gazette, May 09, 2019

Campus Notes

Kacey Burrus of Sciota, a Cook Honors College natural science pre-physical therapy major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the May 11 commencement ceremonies.

Pocono Record, May 09, 2019

Scholarship given

The Women's Club of Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently contributed a scholarship in the amount of $2,400 to the Health and Kinesiology Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, May 08, 2019

New dean announced

An emergency-medicine physician and alumna of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will become the new dean of the college's Athens campus effective June 1. Beth A. Longenecker, D.O. ... After graduating with a bachelor's degree in musicology with a minor in piano performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1987, Longenecker began her medical training the same year.

Youngstown Vindicator, May 08, 2019

Women Leading The AI Industry, “Know your place; It is right here in this business” with Deana Rhoades and Tyler Gallagher

As part of my series about the women leading the Artificial Intelligence industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Deana Rhoades, Global Practice Lead for Automation Consulting at NTT DATA Services ... She obtained her MBA and BA degrees at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and resides in PA with her husband and two toddler daughters.

Authority Magazine, May 07, 2019

PBS39 to Air Live Mayoral Debate in the City of Reading

PBS39 will broadcast a live mayoral debate from 7-8 p.m. in the Francis Hall Theatre at Alvernia University on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (Moderator) Dr. Berger earned a Ph.D. in Administration & Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has a M.Ed. from Alvernia University and a B.A. from Penn State University.

PBS39 Bethlehem, Pa., May 07, 2019

Pa. Senate confirms Elliot Howsie as Allegheny County judge

Allegheny County Chief Public Defender Elliot Howsie was unanimously confirmed Tuesday by the state Senate to a seat on the Court of Common Pleas — just four hours after his nomination was voted out of committee. ... Mr. Howsie, who spent five years as a prosecutor, for his work in mentoring first-year Duquesne University law students, as well as for his broad professional background, including working at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center in Pittsburgh while attending graduate school in criminal justice at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 07, 2019

IUP professor named as a Fulbright scholar, headed to Honduras

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor has been named a Fulbright scholar and will spend the upcoming academic year seeking out new species of amphibians and reptiles and supporting conservation efforts in Honduras.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 06, 2019

WJAC's Crispin Havener wins statewide award for investigative reporting

HERSHEY, Pa. (WJAC) — 6 News investigative reporter Crispin Havener ... Havener's story on "The loophole that could keep (Catholic Church) abusers hidden" was awarded "Outstanding TV Investigative Story/Report/Series" by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters. A Johnstown native and Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate, he returned home after working for several years as an anchor, reporter, and producer for stations in Colorado and Iowa.

WJAC-TV (Johnstown), May 06, 2019

60 days in Iceberg Alley, drilling for marine sediment to decipher Earth's climate 3 million years ago

A microscopic fossil of diatom Actinocyclus actinochilus. Jonathan Warnock/Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... Paleontologists look at tiny microfossils from organisms such as diatoms, radiolaria and dinocysts that are found in the sediment cores.

Phil's Stock World, May 06, 2019

IUP student from Clearfield to graduate with perfect 4.0

Katelyn Marie Ryan, of Martin Street Extension, Clearfield, a speech language pathology student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average at May 11 commencement ceremonies.

DuBois Courier Express, May 07, 2019

Clearfield woman to be honored at IUP graduation for perfect 4.0

Katelyn Marie Ryan, of Martin Street Extension, Clearfield, a speech language pathology student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be honored for graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average at May 11 commencement ceremonies.

Clearfield Progress, May 07, 2019

60 days in Iceberg Alley, drilling for marine sediment to decipher Earth's climate 3 million years ago

Jonathan Warnock/Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... look at tiny microfossils from organisms such as diatoms, radiolaria and dinocysts that are found in the sediment cores. Then they can match up the species they spot in the samples with the timeframes they were known to exist. For instance, a paleontologist might know from previous research that a particular species of diatom lived between 1.8 and 2.6 million years ago.

News Pronto, May 06, 2019

Hires and promotions at Liquid Interactive and other new hires, promotions and awards

(George) Calaba, former manager of Washington Crossing Historic Park has been named to oversee operation of the Delaware Canal State Park Complex in Bucks and Northampton counties. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in geography, Calaba worked briefly as a counselor for at-risk youth. He then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, receiving his master's degree in geography and regional planning.

Allentown Morning Call, May 02, 2019

Gazette Photos: There's walking the walk, then there's chalking the chalk

The annual “Chalk the Walk: Sidewalk Commentary” contest was held Wednesday in the Oak Grove at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where students and community members drew pictures in various categories and competed for prizes.

Indiana Gazette, May 03, 2019

Tightrope walkers tow the line on campus

Eddie Chandler, left, and Badi Zhou, both of Indiana, honed their tightrope-walking skills Thursday in the Oak Grove on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, May 03, 2019

Erie City Hall phone line, greeters a good start

He has been able to fill most of City Hall's open hours with pleasant faces, including that of Mary Anne Zeitler, 65, a retired educational teacher from Indiana University of Pennsylvania who started April 3.

GoErie.com, May 04, 2019

IUP names vice president for student affairs

Following a national search, Dr. Thomas C. Segar, a student affairs professional with more than 20 years of experience in higher education, has been selected to serve as vice president for student affairs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Bradford Era, May 04, 2019

IUP names vice president for student affairs

Following a national search, Dr. Thomas C. Segar, a student affairs professional with more than 20 years of experience in higher education, has been selected to serve as vice president for student affairs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, May 04, 2019

60 days in Iceberg Alley, drilling for marine sediment to decipher Earth's climate 3 million years ago

Jonathan Warnock/Indiana University of Pennsylvania, CC BY-ND Paleontologists look at tiny microfossils from organisms such as diatoms , radiolaria and dinocysts that are found in the sediment cores. Then they can match up the species they spot in the samples with the timeframes they were known to exist. For instance, a paleontologist might know from previous research that a particular species of diatom lived between 1.8 and 2.6 million years ago.

MENAFN, May 06, 2019

Moving on from a massacre: Squirrel Hill residents have help, but is it reaching those in need?

“It would not surprise me if they are still suffering psychological distress and grief because of this tragedy,” said Krys Kaniasty, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania psychology professor who is past president of the international Stress and Anxiety Research Society. “Actually, it would surprise me if they didn't, because six months is not that far from the event.”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 06, 2019

OSHA promotes workplace safety with partnership on B. Braun expansion

The U.S. Department of Labor is working with Alvin H. Butz of Allentown to promote workplace safety at a major manufacturing expansion project. OSHA also is collaborating on the project with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as potentially any subcontractors who sign onto the voluntary partnership.

Lehigh Valley Business, May 02, 2019

Baha'is in Iran plagued by worsening systematic persecution

Dr. Reza Parchizadeh, an Iranian-born political theorist and analyst at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, noted that the situation for the Baha'is has significantly deteriorated in recent years.

The Jerusalem Post, May 01, 2019

50 Years And Going Strong: The Parma Symphony Orchestra

He has also completed a separate Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A dedicated teacher and pedagogue, (Andrew) Machamer has taught students of all ages across the country from elementary school to college level.

Parma (Ohio) Observer, May 01, 2019

George Calaba

George Calaba, former manager of Washington Crossing Historic Park has been named to oversee operation of the Delaware Canal State Park Complex in Bucks and Northampton counties. ... He then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, receiving his master's degree in geography and regional planning.

Allentown Morning Call, May 02, 2019

Decision day: How the region's students picked their college

May 1 is decision day in college admissions, the date by which students must notify the college they plan to attend. ... Na'eem Thompson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania: ‘A school far but not so far' High School: Paul Robeson High School for Human Services Subject: Nursing Reason: I selected Indiana University of Pennsylvania because I wanted to go to a school far but not so far that it would take me long to get home if something happened. Also, because I liked the atmosphere at the college when I went to visit. When I walked past students on campus, everybody said “Hi” to me and seemed to be getting along with each other. The classroom sizes and the dorm rooms felt like a great fit for me.

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 01, 2019

The Power of Progress

I was pleased to see Indiana University of Pennsylvania's department of geography and regional planning achieve USGIF accreditation this year. Personally, this is exciting because my grandfather served as the university's president.

Trajectory USGIF Official Magazine, April 29, 2019

Freeport Sports Native Gives Donation to IUP

As a “thank you” to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community and to recognize football talent in Armstrong County, George “Butch” Aggen's family is adding $25,000 to the university's Imagine Unlimited campaign.

The Kittanning Paper, April 29, 2019

Kewaunee Scientific (KEQU) Announces Appointment of New Vice President of Finance & CFO

Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (NASDAQ: KEQU) today announced that Donald T. Gardner III has joined the Company as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gardner has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Street Insider, April 29, 2019

Pennsylvania's State Amphibian – A critter that finally got some respect

I was fortunate to assist Dr. Art Hulse, a renowned herpetologist from Indiana University of Pennsylvania on many eastern hellbender research projects and, during that time had learned a significant amount of information regarding this incredible, yet vulnerable species.

Pocono Record, April 27, 2019

Volunteers plant future forest at Flight 93 National Memorial

About 400 people were expected to plant 13,600 seedlings and native shrubs over 20 acres Friday, which was Arbor Day, and Saturday as part of the eighth annual Plant a Tree at Flight 93 event.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 26, 2019

Tribute to Women YWCA Greater Johnstown will honor eight for community service

YWCA Greater Johnstown will honor eight women for community service ... Bonnie Mazurak-Riga, STEM, director of medical specialties, DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center ... During her tenure working as a nurse, she received a bachelor's degree in nursing, a master's degree in nursing education and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, April 27, 2019

IUP's annual ‘Chalk the Walk' commentary contest scheduled

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania College of Fine Arts and Student Chapter of National Art Education Association will hold its annual creative on-campus contest, “Chalk the Walk: Sidewalk Commentary,” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Grove.

Indiana Gazette, April 28, 2019

Alumna's Pulitzer makes four for IUP journalists

Paula Reed Ward, a 1996 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is part of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette team that won a 2019 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting for its coverage of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. And that win makes four. The IUP Journalism and Public Relations department has four Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnae: Ward (2019 recipient); Susan Snyder '85 (2012 recipient); Alysia Burton Steele '97 (2006 recipient) and Madelyn Ross '71 (1986 and 1987 recipient).

Indiana Gazette, April 28, 2019

Leaders discuss decline in IUP enrollment

Enrollment has been dropping for seven years at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as has been the case — and may continue to be the case — for IUP and other schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Indiana Gazette, April 28, 2019

Sunday Business Page: IUP 4/28/2019

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll and IUP Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Patricia McCarthy talk about the tuition flexibility program and IUP highlights.

KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh), April 28, 2019

Penn State DuBois commencement planned, Fairman to offer address

Local philanthropist, businesswoman, and community leader Joyce Fairman will offer the commencement address. ... member of the Council of Trustees for Indiana University of Pennsylvania, serving as Treasurer and Chair of the Enrollment Management Committee, where she also earned a bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in psychology, as well as her MBA.

Clearfield Progress, April 25, 2019

Beaumont nonprofit CEO and foundation head awarded alma mater's highest distinction

... Beaumont philanthropist C. Edward "Ed" Keller was given a distinction granted to less than one quarter of one percent of the graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Beaumont (Texas) Examinter, April 25, 2019

Garden Club participates in Earth Day event

The Indiana Garden Club participated in Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Earth Day event on Monday along with Evergreen Conservancy and SEEDS Club members. Information on the spotted lanternfly and Garden Club scholarships was distributed.

Indiana Gazette, April 26, 2019

Seeds of Faith: Senior class prepares for new chapter

Kaiya Parks, one of the seniors who is going to Indiana University of Pennsylvania, to major in speech/language, said, “I want to help people to develop their speech in a better way in life.”

Indiana Gazette, April 26, 2019

Johnstown's first woman police chief, former mayor Linda Weaver dies

Linda Weaver, who became Pennsylvania's first-ever female police chief when she was tapped to head the Johnstown Police Department in 1986 and later served a term as the city's mayor, died on Wednesday at the age of 72. She then studied criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was hired into the police department in 1972, becoming the city's first female police officer in 50 years.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, April 26, 2019

Jason Fulvi: From the Back of the Kitchen to the Top of a CVB

When Jason Fulvi started studying hotel, restaurant, and institutional management at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he figured that the best place to get a real sense of what his career could look like wasn't in the classroom. ... 17 years at VisitPITTSBURGH, where he most recently served as the organization's executive vice president.

PCMA, April 25, 2019

Shaw launches D.A. re-election bid

Clearfield County District Attorney William A. Shaw, Jr., has announced his candidacy for re-election. Shaw graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's degree in criminology and went on to earn his law degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, R.I.

Clearfield Progress, April 24, 2019

IUP student selected for fellowship

Carlee Benhart, of Indiana, a senior regional planning major and German minor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected for the Women in Transportation Graduate Fellowship to attend Carnegie Mellon University.

Indiana Gazette, April 25, 2019

Exeter native just misses advancing to the finals of Barilla's Pasta World

Pasta adventures are both passion project and research for the Exeter Township native, who this month placed second at the USA Qualifying Event for Barilla's Pasta World Championship.(Chef Ryan) Peters completed the culinary arts program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012.

Reading Eagle, April 23, 2019

SSHE CHANCELLOR VISITS IUP TO CONTINUE SSHE REDESIGN DISCUSSION

The Chancellor for the State System of Higher Education was at IUP on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the state system re-design as part of a second tour of all of the state system schools.

Renda Broadcasting, April 24, 2019

PSSHE chancellor optimistic as universities face challenges

During his fourth visit to Indiana University of Pennsylvania since being named PASSHE's chief administrator last fall, Greenstein expressed that optimism despite projections that a gap between revenues and expenditures could wipe out reserves for the 14 state-owned universities “in seven to 10 years.”

Indiana Gazette, April 24, 2019

Kathleen Johnson selected as Top Reiki Master of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

Kathleen L. Johnson, Founder of UniverSoul Heart, LLC, Reiki Master/Energy Healer, and Host of UniverSoul Heart Radio was just recently selected as Top Reiki Master of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. Kathleen's education includes a B.A. in Psychology and a M.A. in Criminology, both of which were conferred by Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Quebec Daily Examiner, April 22, 2019

Taking on Hollywood: Altoona native had a re-occurring role on ‘American Horror Story'

Former Altoonan, actress Jennifer Lynn Warren lives in North Hollywood, runs her own podcast, does voice over work for animation projects and had a re-occurring role on “American Horror Story” to her credit. nitially, When Warren wasn't happy with a Pittsburgh-area college after a semester, her mother said, she stopped at Indiana University of Pennsylvania at open auditions. She came out of it with a role and fully-paid tuition for one year. “She was getting what she wanted at IUP,” her mother said. Anslinger also recalled Warren's switch in colleges and said it demonstrates Warren's confidence in her abilities. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in drama — and a minor in dance — from IUP, Warren left for New York City.

Altoona Mirror, April 22, 2019

Coventry Singers to explore 'The Heart of Music' on April 27-28

The Coventry Singers celebrate all things musical in their spring concert “The Heart of Music” April 27 in Birdsboro and on April 28 in Pottstown. Nadine Lydic not only returns as piano accompanist but will also conduct. Nadine holds a bachelor's degree in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Berks-Mont News, April 15, 2019

Public Defender Elliot Howsie, in line to be an Allegheny County judge, spurs mixed reviews

Allegheny County Chief Public Defender Elliot Howsie, whose seven-year tenure has been marked by success and controversy, is poised to be the county's next Common Pleas Court judge after he was nominated late last month to fill a vacancy on the bench. He graduated from Central Catholic High School, earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from Duquesne University, where he continues to teach as an adjunct professor.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2019

Delaware State University honors three women of achievement

Delaware State University held its annual Ladies Hats & Gloves Tea March 31. For their achievement and community involvement, honors were presented to Dr. Hanifa Shabazz, Peggy Joyce Hunter Swygert, and the Rev. Jean Wylie. Swygert is a DSU alumna who graduated in 1962 from then-Delaware State College with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. ... she later earned a master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Cape Gazette (Delaware), April 19, 2019

Local artist, BCAT instructor donates 'Little Free Library' to Jeff Tech

Claira Heitzenrater, youth and arts coordinator at BCAT, said the library was one of two annual community art projects there. Heitzenrater, originally from Punxsutawney, has been painting for about 10 years, and has a master of fine arts in painting from Edinboro University, and a bachelor of fine arts in studio arts from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She's been published in several magazines and catalogs.

DuBois Courier Express, April 22, 2019

Years after record Marcellus Shale fine was dropped, gas leak continues in Lycoming County

Gregory Mount, a geophysicist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania leading the experiment, unfurled an orange electrical cord with spring-like notches that team members clipped to rods they were pounding into the ground, 3 meters apart. Using a controller and a battery wrapped in blankets in a beverage cooler, Mr. Mount sent electricity into the ground through the rods in sequences over several hours.

Pitttsburgh Post-Gazette, April 22, 2019

People

Dr. Robert M. Wallace has been named dean of the West Virginia State University College of Arts and Humanities. Wallace earned his doctorate degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his master's degree in creative writing from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He earned his bachelor's degree in English literature from Pfeiffer College.

The State Journal (West Virginia), April 22, 2019

Area colleges prepare to send off graduates

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold three commencement ceremonies.

Johnstown Tribune Democrat, April 22, 2019

Are you being tracked? Burned by lasers? Maybe you are a ‘Targeted Individual'

“People who are paranoid start to latch onto the same kind of delusion,” said David LaPorte, a professor of psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “This is not uncommon. When airplanes first started, people started having delusions they were being followed by airplanes. The computer has been a huge issue that leaked into paranoid delusions. Every technological advance becomes fodder for paranoid individuals.”

Chicago Sun-Times, April 21, 2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.

In Indiana, Pa., after a survey by Indiana University of Pennsylvania found 70 percent of students wanted Summit dropped or made optional, the school board scaled it back and then voted this month to terminate it.

New York Times, April 21, 2019

IUP history department chair receives distinguished professor honor

History professor R. Scott Moore has been selected as the 2019-20 Distinguished University Professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, April 20, 2019

Waynesboro native honored by IUP

INDIANA, Pa. – A former Waynesboro man is one of seven graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania who received a 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for career achievements and service. Edward Keller, a 1974 graduate of IUP, was selected for the award.

Waynesboro Record Herald, April 19, 2019

Around Tech Valley

Megan Baker — founder, president and CEO of Baker Public Relations — received the Impact Award from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Education and Communications, which honors alumni for outstanding achievement in their profession, engagement with the university and leadership in their discipline or community.

Times Union (Albany, NY), April 18, 2019

New chef, new flavors, same family at Chambersburg's Bistro 71

It's not uncommon to find Jacob Vorhees in Bistro 71's kitchen most days, meticulously preparing a meal for a customer or planning for the next rush. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's culinary school, the Chambersburg native's passion for food shines through in his dedication and flavors his creative and innovative dishes.

Chambersburg Public Opinion, April 18, 2019

FAF Trustees Appoint Susan M. Cosper to Financial Accounting Standards Board

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation ( FAF ) today announced the appointment of Susan M. Cosper to the Financial Accounting Standards Board ( FASB ). She earned her B.S. in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a certified public accountant in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Finger Lake Times, April 18, 2019

This Pittsburgh officer became a cop to write a book — and never stopped

After (David Shifren's) MFA studies wrapped at Pitt in 1992, he spent the next few years writing — both for the mystery series and for his run of westerns. Near the end of that decade, he pitched the police academy book idea and decided to research it by enrolling in a months-long police academy program hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He graduated the program, but instead of taking his lived experience and going home — or back to the typewriter — he took a job as a patrol officer in Baldwin Borough.

The Incline (Pittsburgh), April 18, 2019

Author Has Always Been Drawn To Horror Since Grade School

Figuratively speaking of course, Lee Allen Howard has been writing dark fiction since grade school. Howard who has bachelor's in English Literature from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a master's in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pa., prefers to write at night. During the day he is a technical writer for a software company based in Palo Alto, Calif.

The Post-Journal, April 22, 2019

Council hires police officer, new parking coordinator

Council then hired Joshua Yokitis, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania police officer, as an entry-level officer, effective May 16, to a position created in the shifting of roles after Chief William Sutton retired.

Indiana Gazette, April 18, 2019

Erika Stanish

Erika Stanish is thrilled to join the KOKH team as a general assignment reporter for FOX 25, covering breaking news, politics, crime and investigative stories. Erika received her Bachelor's degree in Communications from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she also minored in journalism, graduating magna cum laude.

Fox 25 (Oklahoma) , April 16, 2019

St. Vincent-St. Mary names new principal

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School has a new principal. School President Thomas M. Carone on Monday announced the hiring of Kimberlee Gorr, effective July 1. Gorr earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master's in curriculum & instruction and administrative certification from St. Vincent College.

Akron Beacon Journal, April 16, 2019

City hires planner, director of community life

LOCK HAVEN –After almost a year of searching, the City of Lock Haven has a new City Planner. Abigail Roberts was hired and will begin work on June 10, City Manager Gregory Wilson said during Monday night's city council meeting. Roberts is a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and will graduate with a degree in Community Planning and Development, Wilson said.

Lock Haven Express, April 16, 2019

Chef Ryan Peters' Bucatini alla Puttanesca takes second place at U.S. pasta competition

Ryan Peters has earned a well-deserved reputation for the epic food shots he posts on social media of his pasta creations at Fish nor Fowl in Garfield, where he serves as sous chef. ...Peters already has two culinary competitions under his belt despite being early in his career; in 2015 and 2018, he was chosen for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or USA Young Chef competition. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts in 2012...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2019

Greenstein to return to IUP

Dr. Daniel Greenstein, chancellor of the 14 state-owned universities making up the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, will return to Indiana University of Pennsylvania April 23.

Indiana Gazette, April 14, 2019

Cranberry Township student receives Fulbright grant

CRANBERRY TWP — A 2014 Seneca Valley High School graduate was selected for the Fulbright Program. Daniel Wethli of Cranberry Township, a senior philosophy and Asian studies double major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is a Fulbright Research Grant recipient for study and research in the Hubei Province of Wuhan, China, and a recipient of the Critical Language Enhancement Award, also from the Fulbright Program.

Cranberry Eagle, April 12, 2019

Home Savings Promotes Comport to VP

Joni Comport has been promoted to vice president, human resources operations, at Home Savings Bank. Comport earned an M.A. in industrial and labor relations and a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Business Journal (Youngstown, Ohio), April 12, 2019

About People

FULBRIGHT GRANT - Daniel Wethli, grandson of Tom and Judy Karg of Oil City, was selected for a Fulbright research grant. With the grant, the senior philosophy and Asian studies major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will study in the Hubei Province of Wuhan, China.

Oil City Derrick, April 11, 2019

IUP student awarded for courage

State System of Higher Education Board of Governors Chairwoman Cynthia D. Shapira, right, awarded a plaque to 2019 Biden Courage Award winner Adrianna Branin, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior from Philadelphia who was honored recently for confronting up to eight men as they sought to assault a woman.

Indiana Gazette, April 08, 2019

IUP, county SHRM chapters form partnership

A collaborative partnership has been formed between the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana County Area chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management. Members of the IUP chapter have attended two meetings so far and heard from two presenters.

Indiana Gazette, April 07, 2019

IUP to continue planetarium shows

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will continue its planetarium shows on Thursday with the presentation of “Planetary Interiors.”

Indiana Gazette, April 07, 2019

University to offer cybersecurity summer camp

Thanks to a fourth year of funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency, Indiana University of Pennsylvania will offer a free, one-week GenCyber cybersecurity camp for middle and high school students.

Indiana Gazette, April 07, 2019

Women honored at AAUW banquet

Six Indiana County women, two Indiana University of Pennsylvania students, and one St. Francis University student were honored at the annual Notable Women banquet sponsored by the Indiana branch of the American Association of University Women on Wednesday at the Ramada by Wyndham, White Township.

Indiana Gazette, April 07, 2019

Barr receives 2019 IUP Punxsutawney Essay Scholarship

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Indiana University of Pennsylvania Punxsutawney campus student Mackenzie Barr has received the 2019 IUP Punxsutawney Essay Scholarship award for her essay “Words Matter.”

DuBois Courier Express, April 04, 2019

IUP Six O'Clock program to feature Holocaust survivors, scholars

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Holocaust Remembrance Committee, chaired by Dr. Shannon Phillips-Shyrock, will present a program including four Holocaust survivors and three nationally known Holocaust scholars for the April 8 Six O'Clock Series program at IUP's Hadley Union Building Ohio Room from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

DuBois Courier Express, April 03, 2019

Commissioners applaud IUP women's basketball team

Members of IUP's NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Championship women's basketball team and their head coach, Tom McConnell, were honored Wednesday by the commissioners during a ceremony in Courtroom No. 1 of the county courthouse.

Indiana Gazette, April 11, 2019

Commissioners applaud IUP women's basketball team

Members of IUP's NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Championship women's basketball team and their head coach, Tom McConnell, were honored Wednesday by the commissioners during a ceremony in Courtroom No. 1 of the county courthouse.

Bradford Era, April 11, 2019

Garzarelli named IUP AD

INDIANA, Pa. — Cresson native Todd Garzarelli, a veteran leader with more than 20 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, was named Indiana University of Pennsylvania director of athletics, IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll announced Wednesday morning.

Altoona Mirror, April 11, 2019

New Director of Erie County Public Library Named

Blane Dessy has been hired as the new director of the Erie County Public Library, County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper announced Wednesday. Dessy earned his bachelor's degree in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his master's degree in library science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Erie News Now (tv), April 10, 2019

IUP names Todd Gazarelli athletic director

A University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administrator Wednesday was named athletic director at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, April 10, 2019

IUP honors philanthropy of Latrobe couple

A Latrobe couple who pledged $7 million to Indiana University of Pennsylvania and helped steer its ongoing fund raising campaign has received IUP's inaugural Award of Excellence in Volunteer Leadership.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, April 10, 2019

IUP hires Garzarelli as athletic director

Following a national search, Todd Garzarelli, who has more than 20 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics and higher education, has been selected to serve as Indiana University of Pennsylvania's director of athletics.

Indiana Gazette, April 10, 2019

Philadelphia Student Receives National Biden Courage Award For Stopping Sexual Assault

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania student was celebrated for stopping a sexual assault by actively confronting six to eight men and physically removing the potential victim from the situation.

Democratic Underground.com, April 04, 2019

7 honored as distinguished alumni

Seven graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania have been selected for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for their career achievements and service. Over the past 35 years, the IUP Alumni Association has honored only 354 out of its more than 145,000 alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award. This award is the highest award given by the IUP Alumni Association to university alumni.

Indiana Gazette, April 09, 2019

Fiber arts symposium returning to Somerset Historical Center

More than a dozen regional fiber artists will demonstrate specific fiber arts techniques from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Somerset Historical Center. Erin Glessner, the fiber artist who pulls the event together, said that since childhood she has had a love of the arts, especially fiber arts. She obtained degrees in art education and fine arts from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in fiber art and jewelry/metalsmithing. She is now an elementary art teacher in the Somerset school district.

Somerset Daily American, April 09, 2019

IUP student Adrianna Branin wins Biden award for halting assault

If you see something, say something” has been a post-9/​11 campaign to promote public vigilance. Initially intended as a step toward preventing another terrorist attack, it's been widely embraced as a sort of slogan against crime of all kinds. An Indiana University of Pennsylvania student is showing us an even better way: She saw something and she did something.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 05, 2019

Sexual assault awareness campaign underway

The Haven Project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania held a workshop on Tuesday for the Clothesline Project, inviting victims and survivors of violence to design a T-shirt to be displayed anonymously during the upcoming Take Back the Night event, set for 8 p.m. April 10 in the Putt-Delaney Courtyard on campus.

Indiana Gazette, April 03, 2019

IUP Six O'Clock program to feature Holocaust survivors, scholars

NDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Holocaust Remembrance Committee, chaired by Dr. Shannon Phillips-Shyrock, will present a program including four Holocaust survivors and three nationally known Holocaust scholars for the April 8 Six O'Clock Series program at IUP's Hadley Union Building Ohio Room from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

DuBois Courier Express, April 03, 2019

International Unity Day event set at IUP

The Office of International Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold International Unity Day on April 13 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building at IUP. This event is free and open to all.

Indiana Gazette, April 04, 2019

Guns are focus of provocative gallery exhibit

Distinctive works of two artists that relate to guns will likely generate questions and conversations on a timely topic at Vision Gallery. ... sculptures of Nathaniel Lewis of Phoenix are being exhibited at “TOGETHER” ... Lewis was born and raised as an American in Saudi Arabia and worked for many years as a toy designer. He has a bachelor's degree in sculpture from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in sculpture from Arizona State University.

SanTan Sun News, April 04, 2019

IUP exhibit offers opportunity to own artwork

For the sixth consecutive year, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania University Museum will exhibit artworks from its permanent collection at The Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar in downtown Indiana.

Indiana Gazette, April 05, 2019

Universities given flexibility to set tuition

“The action approved today is a logical extension of the increased flexibility that the Board of Governors has provided over the last several years to help universities to take advantage of their own unique opportunities to serve their students,” Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll said in a statement late Thursday.

Indiana Gazette, April 05, 2019

Dallas High School grad will present Shakespeare lecture at Misericordia

In celebration of the 455th anniversary of his birth, Misericordia University is hosting notable scholarly experts Christopher Orchard, Ph.D., professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... Professor Orchard is making the presentation, “Thugs, Drugs and Witches in 1970s Scotland: Jo Nesbo's Macbeth Reimagined.'' He directs Ph.D. dissertations, and teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, 19th century British travel narrative and the post 9-11 novel. In addition, he has published several articles in Renaissance literature and British civil war drama.

Times Leader, April 05, 2019

Pocopson Elementary heart and soul honored

Dave Lichter (received) ... the district's recipient of the 2019 Citadel Heart of Learning Award. Lichter, whose uncle taught fifth grade in New York City, attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania as an elementary education major ...

Chadds Ford Live, April 01, 2019

Why worthless humanities degrees may set you up for life

It's small wonder, therefore, that humanities graduates go on to a variety of fields. The biggest group of US humanities graduates, 15%, go on to management positions. That's followed by 14% who are in office and administrative positions, 13% who are in sales and another 12% who are in education, mostly teaching. Another 10% are in business and finance. ... like) Chad Hurley, YouTube founder, fine art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

BBC, April 02, 2019

AASD teachers receive CARE Awards

Two Altoona Area School District teachers received Educator CARE Awards during the AASD Staff Opening Day Session Aug. 22. The secondary education award recipient was David Borst. Borst is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and holds a master's degree from Penn State University.

Altoona Mirror, April 02, 2019

Students in the News

The following area Indiana University of Pennsylvania residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society ...

Indiana Gazette, March 31, 2019

IUP student awarded Biden Courage Award

Adrianna Branin, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior political science and religious studies double major from Philadelphia, received a 2019 Biden Courage Award Monday at the Russian Tea Room in New York.The award celebrates student heroes who are working to stop sexual assault.

Indiana Gazette, March 31, 2019

IUP student honored with Biden Courage Award for stopping sexual assault

Adrianna Branin says she has never seen herself as a hero; others do.Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden honored the petite coed with the Biden Courage Award for intervening to stop a sexual assault outside of an off campus party at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Branin (is) a 20 year-old junior at IUP...

Greensburg Tribune-Review, March 29, 2019

Archaeologists excavating artifacts near historic Mount Tabor Church

MOUNT HOLLY SPRINGS, Pa. (WHTM) - Archaeologists are spending the weekend in Mount Holly Springs. It's part of a broader effort to preserve the history of the African American community that built and worshiped at the Mount Tabor Church. "As a kid, I loved archaeology and Indiana Jones and stuff like that," said Steven Campbell, an archaeology student at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In a roundabout way, that's what led him to Mount Holly Springs.Part of his Master's thesis involves the historic Mount Tabor Church, which was built by freed slave and civil war veteran Elias Parker. Campbell has been working on the project for months.

WHTM-TV, March 30, 2019

Quota donates to Project Smile

Members of Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc. heard from students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) at its March meeting and made a donation to NSSLHA's Project Smile fundraiser and to the student group's Pajama Program.

Indiana Gazette, March 29, 2019

3 to join Allegheny Valley School District's Alumni Hall of Fame

Three people have been selected this year to be inducted into the Allegheny Valley School District's Alumni Hall of Fame. ... Donald Grinder (attended 1968-1981) — Grinder graduated from Springdale High School in 1981 and earned a degree in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Valley News Dispatch, March 28, 2019

A conversation with Gary Schmidt of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

Gary Schmidt, interim president and CEO of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, began working with the network in 1997 as a volunteer. He has a bachelor's degree in history and master's degree in labor relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Lehigh Valley Business, March 28, 2019

Event celebrates research

As part of the Women in Mathematics, Science and Technology program held Monday at the KCAC at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, students from Indiana Area Senior High School presented research projects. The event was part of Research Appreciation Week, sponsored by the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Indiana Gazette, April 02, 2019

Double Dare Live! coming to IUP

Double Dare Live will be at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the Campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, on Friday, May 17 from 8 to 10 p.m.

WTAJ-TV, March 27, 2019

IUP student receives courage award for stopping assault

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WJAC) — A student at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania received the 2019 Biden Courage Award Tuesday for helping to stop an assault last fall.Gov. Tom Wolf congratulated Adrianna Branin, a junior at IUP, Wednesday.

WJAC-TV (Johnstown), March 27, 2019

Reading High seniors honored by Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs

Two Reading teens, both seniors at Reading High School, have been honored by the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs. Debra Fuller, named a 2019 Youth Afterschool Champion by the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Development Network ... was accepted to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to pursue a career in culinary arts.

Reading Eagle, March 27, 2019

IUP hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

Indiana University of Pennsylvania celebrated the Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 22.

DuBois Courier Express, March 26, 2019

Punxsutawney Garden Club seeks to grow with new members

The Punxsutawney Garden Club is seeking new members to pass on their mission to the next generation. ... he club has a good relationship with the students of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Culinary School, who work with the Garden Club during the “Weeding Wednesdays” program.

DuBois Courier Express, March 26, 2019

Philadelphia Student Receives National Biden Courage Award For Stopping Sexual Assault

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Former Vice President Joe Biden honored a college student from Philadelphia as the Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior was recognized for her work to stop a sexual assault. Adrianna Branin accepted the 2019 Biden Courage Award Tuesday night in New York City.

CBS Philadelphia channel 3, March 27, 2019

IUP student wins Biden Courage Award for stopping assault near campus

Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday hailed the actions of a Philadelphia woman and Western Pennsylvania college student who intervened in September as at least six males harassed and photographed a visibly intoxicated female. Ms.(Adrianna) Branin, 20, is a junior studying political science and religious studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 27, 2019

Skip to comments. S. Philly college student receives the Biden Award for stopping sexual assault

“In a blind rage,” the 5-foot-2-inch, 110-pound Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior confronted the hecklers, covered the woman, and escorted her home. For her efforts, Branin, of South Philadelphia, received the Biden Courage Award, presented by former Vice President Joe Biden, Tuesday evening at The Russian Tea Room in New York.

Free Republic (Philadelphia), March 27, 2019

PA College Student receives 2019 Biden Courage Award for Stopping Sexual Assault

Gov. Tom Wolf congratulated Adrianna Branin for being named a recipient of a 2019 Biden Courage Award. Branin, a junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was granted the award for her actions last fall when she encountered six men harassing and photographing a drunk woman. She stepped in, stopping the men and escorting the woman home safely.

PennWatch.org, March 27, 2019

Mansfield University joints Chesapeake Bay eco-studies unit

Mansfield University joins Shippensburg University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania and SUNY Binghamton University as research partners in the CESU.

Wellsboro Gazette, March 28, 2019

S. Philly college student receives the Biden Award for stopping sexual assault after off-campus party

For her efforts, Branin, of South Philadelphia, received the Biden Courage Award, presented by former Vice President Joe Biden, Tuesday evening at The Russian Tea Room in New York. The event — hosted by It's On Us and the Biden Foundation — celebrates students for combating sexual assault. Honorees are recognized in four categories: Policy Change, Greek Student Organizing, Campus Organizing, and Bystander Intervention.

Philadelphia Inquirer, March 26, 2019

IUP hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

Indiana University of Pennsylvania celebrated the Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 22.

Indiana Gazette, March 26, 2019

IUP Dance Theater Company to present fresh twist on a classic

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Dance Theater Company and the IUP Percussion Ensemble will present “Cindi: An Evening with Dance & Percussion,” a classic retelling of “Cinderella” with a twist.

Indiana Gazette, March 27, 2019

Philadelphia Student Receives National Biden Courage Award For Stopping Sexual Assault

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Former Vice President Joe Biden honored a college student from Philadelphia as the Indiana University of Pennsylvania junior was recognized for her work to stop a sexual assault. Adrianna Branin accepted the 2019 Biden Courage Award Tuesday night in New York City.

CBS Philadelphia, March 27, 2019

IUP students named to dean's list

The following students from Monroe County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Pocono Record, March 24, 2019

Correcting flood plain map to benefit IUP, officials say

Indiana University of Pennsylvania officials said last week that errors in paperwork after the completion of the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex resulted in an incorrect mapping of the flood plain there.

Indiana Gazette, March 25, 2019

Contribution from alumnus to help build outdoor center

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Imagine Unlimited campaign has reached 80 percent of its $75 million goal — and a slice of nature in the midst of buildings and asphalt is getting a $1 million-plus boost from an IUP alumnus.

Bradford Era, March 23, 2019

IUPatty's remains quiet

The partiers call it IUPatty's Day. Or Weekend. Either way, it has nothing to do with the university and is an unsanctioned use of its name.

Indiana Gazette, March 24, 2019

Driscoll to go on listening tour

For the next 18 months, Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael A. Driscoll is going to be on a listening tour. In his report to Thursday's meeting of the IUP Council of Trustees, Driscoll said he would hold such forums on all levels, across all divisions and colleges, and include sessions at the Northpointe and Punxsutawney campuses.

Indiana Gazette, March 24, 2019

'Hard' And 'Soft' School Safety Solutions On Display At Western PA Conference

But the focus on Friday was on prevention. Indiana Area superintendent Michael Vuckovich, who organized the symposium with Dr. Timothy Runge of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said he sees a growing need for preventative measures against school violence. "I don't think you can ever overvalue the role of relationships and kids' emotions," he said. "We want to teach society that feelings are mentionable and meaningful, and we have to work with [students] to learn to express them."

WESA-Pittsburgh NPR, March 18, 2019

IUP professor serves as guest instructor for Upper St. Clair band

As associate director of bands and professor of bassoon at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Dr. Jason) Worzbyt regularly works with students at an advanced level of musicianship. He enjoys mixing it up a bit, though.

The Almanac, March 18, 2019

'Hard' and ‘soft' school safety solutions on display at western Pa. conference

But the focus on Friday was on prevention. Indiana Area superintendent Michael Vuckovich, who organized the symposium with Dr. Timothy Runge of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said he sees a growing need for preventative measures against school violence.

Philadelphia Tribune, March 18, 2019

Altoona Brass to make Johnstown debut

wn debut Area Life Mar 19, 2019 Courtesy photo The Altoona Brass Collective is made up of businesspeople in various central Pennsylvania school districts; all with a love of brass instruments. JOHNSTOWN – The Altoona Brass Collective, a brass ensemble formed in 2017 by central Pennsylvania musicians, will make its first appearance in Johnstown at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Grand Halle on Broad Street, 306 Broad St., Johnstown. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Members of the Collective have strong local ties, having received their training through music programs at Clarion, Duquesne, The Pennsylvania State and Slippery Rock universities, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Now these professionals serve as educators and businesspeople within the school districts of Altoona, Bedford, Bellwood, Bishop Guilfoyle, Dubois, Hollidaysburg, Portage and Holy Trinity.

Altoona Mirror, March 23, 2019

Kristina Gonzalez has joined City Center Investment Corp. and other hires, promotions and awards

City Center Investment Corp. has announced it has named Kristina Gonzalez as social media and marketing assistant, effective immediately. Gonzalez holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in publication management from Drexel University.

Allentown Morning Call, March 21, 2019

IUP's efforts to retain students showing results, trustees told

On the other hand, the number of students choosing to stay after their freshman year is inching upward, amid an ongoing program aiming for having 80 percent retention by 2022. Retaining those who come to IUP as freshmen is an ongoing concern for the University-Wide Retention and Persistence Committee, which has 16 members including representatives from every division.

Indiana Gazette, March 22, 2019

Here are the Pittsburgh Technology Council's CIOs of the year

The Pittsburgh Technology Council hosted its annual CIO of the Year awards ceremony Thursday evening, recognizing the region's top chief information officers and chief information security officers in the southwest Pennsylvania region. ... Finalists for (the CISO) category included Paul Grieggs, executive director of IT Security at Indiana University of Pennsylvania ...

Pittsburgh Business Times, March 22, 2019

Greene County's new game warden ready to leave his mark

Officer Christopher Bence, Greene County's new game warden, poses with an injured red-shouldered hawk rescued in Mercer County. Bence ... a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania ... where his father (is) a police officer.

Observer-Reporter, March 22, 2019

First Lutheran Church to host Tuesday Noon Recitals, Luncheons

The April 16 concert will feature an organ recital by Esjoy Wong and Shelby Williams, graduate students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Their teacher is Christine M. Clewell, assistant professor of organ and keyboards at IUP. Her students frequently perform during the noon programs.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, March 21, 2019

Wyndmoor resident is first gay judge in Montgomery County

Since high school, the Honorable Daniel J. Clifford, 59, Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Family Court Division, Montgomery County, knew he wanted to go into politics. “I wanted to run for public office at some point, and becoming a lawyer was a logical pathway.” Clifford, who grew up in York, PA, but now lives in Wyndmoor, received his undergraduate degree in political science from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and earned a law degree from the University of Baltimore.

Chestnut Hill Local, March 21, 2019

West Hempfield Township names new Chief of Police

West Hempfield Township has selected Lisa Layden as its new police chief, Township officials announced Thursday. ... is a current student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she is completing her Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology in Administration and Leadership Studies.

Fox43 TV, March 21, 2019

IUP's Master of Fine Arts Student Thesis Exhibits set

The 2019 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibits celebrate the creative achievements of seven emerging artists who are finishing their studies in the IUP Art Department's Master of Fine Arts Program.

Indiana Gazette, March 21, 2019

It's official: Jason Schaeffer is Leechburg's new police chief

"People that are willing to report things and talk to the police … I think that's a really good thing for the community,” police Chief Jason Schaeffer said Wednesday. Schaeffer is a graduate of Ford City High School and the municipal police academy at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Valley News Dispatch, March 20, 2019

Officials put finishing touches on safety planning for weekend

That's true for all the agencies working together under the I-ACT umbrella, including IUP's own police force and the Indiana station of the state police.

Indiana Gazette, March 20, 2019

Women of Influence: Meet Wendy Pardee with The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh

Wendy Pardee is CEO of The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh. In her first full year of leadership at The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh, the organization provided services to more than 9,000 children and families and provided $4.4 million in uncompensated care. Education: Doctorate, administration and leadership studies; master's, business administration; B.A., accounting; B.A., information systems, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Business Times, March 19, 2019

AB Professor publishes article on climate change

Dr. Brandi Gaertner, assistant professor of environmental science at Alderson Broaddus University, has conducted research on the impact climate change has had on evapotranspiration, leading to a published article in the Science of The Total Environment. Gaertner, originally from York County, Pennsylvania, earned a bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

WV News, March 18, 2019

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions

High Co. has promoted Michael S. Bernhardt to vice president and corporate controller, overseeing all accounting and financial functions for High Industries. Bernhardt, of Mount Joy, joined High in 2017, most recently serving as project controller. A certified public accountant, he holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Temple University.

Lancaster Online, March 18, 2019

Democrats pick IUP professor to run for retired state Sen. Don White's seat

Democratic committee members have nominated Susan Boser to be their candidate in the race to fill the remaining term of former state Sen. Don White. Boser, 62, is an Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, March 17, 2019

Chamber eyes effects of legislation

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael Driscoll stated that members of the Indiana Area Collaborative Team (I-ACT) will host an all-stakeholders meeting Monday at 11 a.m. at the KCAC PNC room. The focus of the meeting will be discussion regarding spring high-celebratory events, such as IUPatty's weekend. It will focus on strategies being employed, which range from enforcement to positive messaging by the IUP community, including student-led initiatives. The meeting is open to the community. Driscoll also acknowledged the success of many of the IUP athletic teams with the men's and women's basketball teams playing in the NCAA Atlantic Regional tournaments this weekend and the swimming team competing at the NCAA national tournament in Indianapolis.

Indiana Gazette, March 17, 2019

Contribution from alumnus to help build outdoor center

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Imagine Unlimited campaign has reached 80 percent of its $75 million goal — and a slice of nature in the midst of buildings and asphalt is getting a $1 million-plus boost from an IUP alumnus. Miller also read a resolution passed unanimously by his colleagues honoring “a transformative gift” from Larry F. Sobotka of the Indiana Class of 1963.

Indiana Gazette, March 23, 2019

UP professor discusses strategies to prevent students' misbehavior

Getting students into better circles of friends, into more activities and away from frustrating situations in school can steer them clear of harmful activities, a crime expert said Friday at a school safety conference in Indiana. Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Daniel Lee spoke before arguably the biggest audience, more than 200 of the 480 educators in attendance Friday at the daylong conference at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Indiana Gazette, March 17, 2019

LETTER: IUP deserves credit, not criticism

IUP deserves credit for striving to maintain its mission to offer affordable education. It does so despite a decade of frugal funding from the Pennsylvania Legislature. For 2017-18, the State System of Higher Education, to which IUP belongs, received a state appropriation that was $24 million lower than its 2007-08 appropriation, a whopping reduction even before calculating inflation. ... I remain grateful for my IUP education every day. It prepared me professionally to compete globally. Samuel J. Richards

Observer-Reporter, March 17, 2019

The cicadas are coming! Noisy insects will emerge with warmer weather

“Periodical cicadas emerge in abundance and crawl onto trees, shrubs and man-made structures like porches, houses and picnic tables,” said Dr. Ellen H. Yerger, assistant professor of biology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, March 17, 2019

Wilkes-Barre trolley history on display at first of two events

Saturday's presentation included a slideshow and lecture by Harrison Wick, a historian and archivist who has written three books about Luzerne County history, including “Greater Wyoming Valley Trolleys.”

The Dallas Post, March 16, 2019

Memorial held for slain FBI agent

Family and friends attended a memorial ceremony at the St. Bernard Cemetery on Friday for FBI agent Gregory Spinelli, who was killed in the line of duty on March 15, 1973. At 24, he was the youngest agent to be killed while on the job. Spinelli graduated from Indiana Area High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, March 16, 2019

Ovations to feature Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams

The IUP Lively Arts Ovations series will be presenting the iconic, Grammy-award nominated vocalist Oleta Adams for one night only at 8 p.m. Friday.

Indiana Gazette, March 16, 2019

Behavioral support program benefits students, expert says

Among several presentations by professors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Timothy Runge shared data on the effectiveness of a behavior support program pioneered 30 years ago at the University of Oregon — the School-Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports program — that is aimed at reducing behavior problems that lead to office discipline referrals and suspensions, and change perceptions of school safety.

Indiana Gazette, March 16, 2019

Party leaders convene to select nominees for 41st Senate district vacancy

Two Democrats have announced they will seek the party's nod. Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Susan Boser, 62, who made an unsuccessful run for Congress last fall against incumbent Republican Glenn Thompson, and Indiana restaurateur Tony DeLoret , 57, who ran against White in 2016, have said they want to run for the seat.

, March 15, 2019

YouTube Founders Chad Hurley and Steven Shih Chen Earn Lifetime Engineering & Technology EMMY

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that Chad Hurley and Steven Shih Chen will receive the Emmy® Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards taking place at the Wynn Encore Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 in cooperation with NAB Show. nternet entrepreneur Chad Hurley was born on January 24, 1977, in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. Hurley attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he received his bachelor's degree in fine art.

Broadway Works, March 14, 2019

Area Students Named to Dean's List at Indiana University of Pa.

The following area students have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher.

Morrisons Cove Herald, March 14, 2019

Pysanky Egg Decorating at Audubon Saturday, March 23

(Janelle) Turk, who first learned to write pysanky as a teenager when her neighbors introduced her to the tradition at Easter, has an MA in Art from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a BFA in Painting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. As an exchange student, she studied at the University of Ljubljana's Academy of Fine Arts, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Jamestown Gazette, March 12, 2019

I-ACT team to discuss gatherings

Members of the Indiana Area Collaborative Team (I-ACT) will hold an all-stakeholders meeting on March 18 at 11 a.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex PNC Room.

Indiana Gazette, March 12, 2019

At police departments, part-time officers stretched thin

(Director of the IUP Criminal Justice Training Academy Dennis) ... Marsili said it's hard to pinpoint one reason for the decline, but news coverage of incidents involving the use of force by police and an improved economy are two big factors. "The economy is doing a little better, so people tend to go to jobs other than public service jobs," he said.

Centre Daily Times/Associated Press, March 13, 2019

Garden club to meet

Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Holly Travis presented a program on green roof gardening at the Evergreen Garden Club's first meeting of the year held recently. Travis shared that there is a green roof on the IUP campus.

Indiana Gazette, March 14, 2019

IUP grad students to assist with literacy efforts in class

The Indiana Area School District will rely on Indiana University of Pennsylvania in a program aimed at boosting student literacy rates. he school board on Monday approved an agreement with IUP for placement of up to four graduate students to assist in literacy programs in the school district for 2019-20.

Indiana Gazette, March 13, 2019

IUP Health Service achieves accreditation

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Health Service office has recently achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation is determined after an independent, external process of evaluation. IUP is one of only 10 college health services in Pennsylvania that are accredited by AAAHC.

DuBois Courier Express, March 12, 2019

Heritage College selects alumna with emergency medicine experience as dean of Athens Campus

ATHENS, Ohio — An emergency medicine physician and alumna of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will become the new dean of the college's Athens campus effective June 1. Beth A. Longenecker, D.O. ('91), who was chosen from three finalists to fill the position, is currently associate dean for clinical education and assistant professor of emergency medicine at Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. After graduating with a B.A. in musicology with a minor in piano performance from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1987, Longenecker began her medical training the same year. She was board certified in emergency medicine in 2000.

The Daily Sentinel, March 12, 2019

Western Pennsylvania police departments, part-time officers stretched thin

Departments across the region are increasingly relying on part-time officers as tightening budgets limit how many full-timers can be hired. At the same time, part-timers are becoming harder to find as enrollment dwindles at local police academies. Dennis Marsili, director of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Criminal Justice Training Center, said enrollment at its three academies has dropped over the past decade.

Valley News Dispatch, March 10, 2019

Walk with a Nutritionist

Walk with a Nutritionist, part of the third annual Indiana County Decathlon, begins at 9 a.m. March 9 at Martin's Grocery Store, 1570 Oakland Av., White Township. Ever wonder how to read food labels and make healthy choices in the grocery store? Join dietitian Nicole Dann-Payne and Indiana University of Pennsylvania dietetic interns for a walk through the grocery store and learn tips for making new choices.

Indiana Gazette, March 07, 2019

IUP Receives Largest Gift in History

Dr. Michael Driscoll, President, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, Vice President for University Advancement, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, discuss Imagine Unlimited campaign and the gift from the Kopchicks.

WPXI-TV Our Region's Business, February 17, 2019

Wildlife For Everyone Foundation Awards College Scholarships To 5 Students

On March 12, the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation announced the award of a $500 stipend to each of 5 students at 4 institutions of higher learning from its Wildlife Scholarship Fund to support them in their respective wildlife and natural resource-related fields. ...- Kristin Bomboy (Shickshinny, Luzerne County) is currently pursuing a master's degree in Biology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

PA Environmental Digest Blog, March 12, 2019

Symposium set to discuss security

A campaign to protect safety and security of school students, teachers and staff is expected to draw 500 or more educators to Indiana this week. Vuckovich has worked with IUP Department of Educational and School Psychology faculty member Dr. Timothy Runge for the past several years (prior to Vuckovich's work in the Indiana district), and invited Runge to be part of the planning team for the program.

Bradford Era, March 11, 2019

Symposium set to discuss security

A campaign to protect safety and security of school students, teachers and staff is expected to draw 500 or more educators to Indiana this week. Vuckovich has worked with IUP Department of Educational and School Psychology faculty member Dr. Timothy Runge for the past several years (prior to Vuckovich's work in the Indiana district), and invited Runge to be part of the planning team for the program.

Indiana Gazette, March 11, 2019

Clarion Chamber honors individuals, organizations

CLARION -- The Clarion Area Chamber of Business and Industry honored five individuals and organizations Saturday evening at its dinner at Clarion University ... Tracy Myers was named Citizen of the Year for her work with the Clarion Cancer Center. ... graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Oil City Derrick, March 12, 2019

Armstrong County Students Named to Latest Dean's List at IUP

INDIANA, PA – The following students from Armstrong County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

The Kittanning Paper, March 10, 2019

Notes from the Field: Evidence-Based Practice Research as Responsible Practice

Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in corrections today, was appointed secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in January 2011 by Governor Corbett and reappointed by Governor Wolf in January 2015. A graduate of Bloomsburg University, he received honorary doctor of law degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May 2016 and Chestnut Hill College in May 2018.

Corrections.com, March 11, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Brode announces run for IASD board

Cinda Brode has announced her candidacy for school board director in the Indiana Area School District, cross-filing on the Democratic and Republican ballots. ... She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

DuBois Courier Express, March 10, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Boser seeks nomination for senate seat in 41st

Susan Boser, a Democrat, announced she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the state senate seat in Pennsylvania's 41st District. She said in a press release that she decided to run because she wants to improve the lives of the families in rural Pennsylvania.

DuBois Courier Express, March 10, 2019

IUP announces local students on dean's list

The following students from Indiana County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher.

Indiana Gazette, March 10, 2019

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

INDIANA— The following students from Delaware County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.

Delaware County Times, March 10, 2019

Dean's list, IUP

INDIANA — The following students from Lawrence County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean's list status when they are fulltime (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

News-Item, March 08, 2019

County graduates named to IUP Dean's List

INDIANA — The following students from Lawrence County have been named to the fall 2018 dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.Students achieve dean's list status when they are fulltime (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The full list of fall 2018 dean's list students is available at www.iup.edu/deanslist/2018-fall.

New Castle News, March 08, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Warnock seeks nomination for Indiana council

Jonathan Warnock has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination as a member of Indiana Borough Council in the Fourth Ward. Warnock, a resident of Water Street, is a professor in the Department of Geoscience at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In a news release, he said his parents taught him the value of service, volunteering and an appreciation of nature which led him to become a climate scientist.

Indiana Gazette, March 08, 2019

SD 500: Kimberly J. Becker

Kimberly J. Becker CEO, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority SD 500 recap: Kimberly Becker in 2017 was named CEO of the San Diego Regional Airport Authority. Becker previously was at the Mineta San Jose International Airport, a post she held since 2013. As CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Becker is responsible for the San Diego International Airport, which is the busiest single-runway airport in the country and in 2018 was expected to serve about 23 million passengers. ALMA MATER Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

San Diego Business Journal, March 06, 2019

Local students on IUP dean's list

INDIANA — The following area residents were named to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's dean's list for the 2018 fall semester: Holly A. King of Edinburg; Tyler R. MacMurdo and Cassidy O. Shearer, both of Ellwood City; and Samantha Jo Steighner of Wampum.

Ellwood City Ledger, March 06, 2019

Meet The Forbes Funds' Fred Brown, who is in search of a North Star

In January 2018, Fred Brown took over as president and CEO of The Forbes Fund, which works with the region's community-based nonprofits. His 30-year career with nonprofits and in the public education sector has included everything from coach to social worker to a variety of leadership positions. He started his new position with a 100-day listening tour that included more than 1,000 face-to-face meetings. In this interview, he talks about his goals for the region's nonprofits and his love of powerlifting, a sport in which he once ranked 13th in the nation. Education: B.S., education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; master's, social work, University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Business Times, February 25, 2019

Top 100 Organizations

It has always been Pennsylvania Business Central's pleasure to welcome the new year by honoring 100 organizations in our readership that continue to strengthen our region's B2B marketplace.... Indiana University of Pennsylvania opened its doors in 1875 as a teacher training school. Today, the university's academic character is influenced by an impressive range of doctoral degree programs, a quality that the American Association of Colleges and Universities considers an advantage for students at all levels of study who seek deep experiences in hands- on learning and life-changing research. To further enhance the experience of its students, the university offers the infrastructure of a big university, but maintains one-to-one relationships within the teaching framework.

Pennsylvania Business Central , February 22, 2019

WCCF appoints Reyes to Board of Trustees

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) announces the election of Alexander J. Reyes to its Board of Trustees. Additionally, he is a member of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and serves on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Energy Management Advisory Council.

Washington Observer-Reporter, February 25, 2019

Four local firms named among top organizations

A State College-based business-to-business publication has included four Indiana County-based entities in its 2019 list of Top 100 Organizations in its 20-county coverage area. ... Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

Indiana Gazette, March 03, 2019

University names new dean of libraries

Dr. Erik Nordberg, interim assistant dean of the University Library System at Wayne State University, Detroit, has been selected to serve as the dean of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries.

Indiana Gazette, March 03, 2019

Four local firms named among top organizations

A State College-based business-to-business publication has included four Indiana County-based entities in its 2019 list of Top 100 Organizations in its 20-county coverage area.... Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

DuBois Courier Express, March 03, 2019

IUP professor announces candidacy for Allegheny Township supervisor seat

Michael Korns, a member of the Kiski Valley Republican Committee and professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, announced he was running for Allegheny Township supervisor.

Valley News Dispatch, March 02, 2019

Area schools mark Read Across America Days

Chauna Craig, an English professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, read “Secret Keepers” to Mark Morrow's fifth-grade class at Eisenhower Elementary on Friday for Read Across America Day. A number of professionals visited local classrooms to model the importance of reading.

Indiana Gazette, March 02, 2019

Paule plans city council run

Blair County Republican Committee member Samantha Paule is running in her party's primary for City Council. A 2004 graduate of Altoona Area High School, she earned a bachelor of arts de­gree in political science with associate degrees in French, geography and Latin Ameri­can studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Altoona Mirror, March 01, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Ford seeks re-election to Indiana council

Ben Ford has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Indiana Borough council. He is running as a Democrat to represent the Second Ward. He is chairman of the anthropology department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, March 02, 2019

Mountainside Baroque concert March 24

CUMBERLAND — In its next concert, Mountainside Baroque continues “Off the Beaten Path,” which is the theme that defines its eighth season. Mountainside scholarship students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Susquehanna University and Frostburg State University will round out the vocal ensemble.

Garrett County Republican, February 28, 2019

Oops: IUP basketball forgets its uniforms for game at Edinboro

The IUP men's basketball team packed a little too light for its road game Wednesday night at Edinboro. The Crimson Hawks, ranked second in NCAA Division II, accidentally left their uniforms at home for the road trip. By the time they realized the mistake, it was too late for the team to turn around, so they improvised and got some loaners from their opponents.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 28, 2019

Pennsylvania university basketball team don opponent's uniforms after forgetting their own during title game

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's basketball team had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction Wednesday before a major playoff game. The Crimson Hawks tweeted before their Pennsylvania Athletic Conference West Division Title game against Edinboro University, alerting Hawks fans who might have been confused about the team's uniforms come game time

Fox News, February 28, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Smith announces run for Indiana Area school board

Jessica M. Smith has announced her candidacy for Indiana Area school board director, cross-filing on both the Democratic and Republican ballots. After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a dual major in Spanish and religious studies, Smith enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Indiana Gazette, February 28, 2019

Wardrobe Malfunction: IUP Basketball Team Forgets Uniforms, Has To Wear Edinboro's For Title Game

EDINBORO, Pa. (KDKA) — The Indiana University of Pennsylvania men's basketball team was revved up for their big game against Edinboro University last night, until they realized they forgot something important.

KDKA-TV (CBS) Pittsburgh, February 28, 2019

D-II team forgets uniforms, forced to wear home team's

Talk about a wardrobe malfunction. A Division II team was forced to wear its opponents' uniforms after it forgot to pack its own for a road trip. Indiana University of Pennsylvania traveled the 100-plus miles to face Edinboro, only to realize the team managers hadn't packed the uniforms.

Sporting News, February 28, 2019

Division II men's basketball team forgot some luggage at home and had to wear opponent's jerseys

Well, the men's basketball team from Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania had to call and admit that they did indeed forget something rather important — their uniforms. Thankfully for them, their hosts, Edinboro, were nice enough to allow them to wear the Fighting Scots' old away jerseys for the matchup.

SBNation, February 27, 2019

'Uniform malfunction': Team forgets uniforms, wins in opponents' jerseys

A jersey snafu left a Division II men's basketball team in an uncomfortable spot Wednesday night. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, which was ranked No. 3 in the most recent D-II basketball poll, forgot to bring its uniforms to a road game against conference foe Edinboro. So it wound up wearing Edinboro's old road jerseys instead.

USA Today, February 28, 2019

Pitt at Titusville sets workshop about women across cultures

The speaker will be Nahla Absumara (who) is pursuing her doctorate in curriculum and instruction at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Oil City Derrick, February 27, 2019

Forgetful Div. II team forced to wear host's unis

Indiana University of Pennsylvania entered the final week of the regular season ranked No. 2 in the most recent Division II poll. But the Crimson Hawks got it started on the wrong foot. Or at least, in the wrong uniform.

ESPN, February 28, 2019

Letter to the editor IUP deserves more media coverage

I don't understand how high school teams from great distances get press time, where a ranked college team gets none. Johnstown has a lot of IUP graduates who would like to hear about their team.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, February 27, 2019

CAMPAIGN 2019: Gorman announces commissioner bid

Robin Gorman, of Brush Valley, has announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the office of Indiana County Commissioner. Gorman currently serves as Indiana University of Pennsylvania's chief community and government relations officer and executive assistant to the president. She has worked for IUP since 1999 and worked directly for the president since 2005.

Indiana Gazette , February 28, 2019

S. Strabane police sergeant running for magistrate

(Sgt. Michael Manfredi,) a 25-year veteran police officer of the South Strabane Township Police Department hopes to succeed Jay Weller, who recently retired as the magisterial district judge based in North Strabane Township.... Manfredi is a graduate of Trinity High School and the police academy at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Washington Observer-Reporter, February 27, 2019

Becker, Eyer, Sax, Wolford McKelvey to enter business hall of fame

(The late Jeanne) Wolford McKelvey, who died in 2015 after a 17-year-long battle with breast cancer, was an owner and director of MountainTop Technologies and the owner, director, vice president and legal counsel of McKelvey Oil Co. She held a master's degree in biochemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Dickinson School of Law ... are the newest members of the Johnstown region's Business Hall of Fame.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, February 27, 2019

SAMA director sees cultural shift for the arts, gender opportunities

When Vanessa Houser took over the top leadership position at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, she knew all eyes would be on her. ... (as)The first female executive director in SAMA's 42-year history... received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and public relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, February 24, 2019

As good as his word: IUP professor Jesick honored

Finding his name shouldn't be a surprise, given that Jesick, a professor in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has attained most-senior status there. It's his 50th year at IUP.

Indiana Gazette, February 23, 2019

Sterling High School teacher to receive Lifetime Educator of the Year award

A Sterling High School teacher is being honored at the state level. Dr. Jamie Johnson, business teacher and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) advisor, will receive The Education Center's Lifetime Educator of the Year 30 year's award. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where she earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees in business education.

Journal-Advocate, February 22, 2019

Thomas enters race for Monessen City Council

MONESSEN – A woman who was appointed to Monessen City Council last year will seek a full term of office. Thomas graduated from Monessen High School in 1979 and Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in social work.

Washington Observer-Reporter, February 22, 2019

Students named to Dean's Lists

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Kiersten Nordenhold, Tyler Hill, a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts, has been named to the Dean's Recognition List for academic excellence for the fall 2018 semester. Students are named to the Dean's Recognition List for academic excellence at the Academy of Culinary Arts when they achieve a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher.

Wayne Independent, February 21, 2019

'Defiant Requiem' At IUP Commemorates Historic Verdi Performances In Nazi Concentration Camp

Its creator and conductor, Murry Sidlin, brings the piece to Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday. He says Requiem offered some respite from the terror; it was an act of defiance that helped people put aside the stress and terror they experienced in the camp every day.

WESA-FM NPR, February 20, 2019

DuBois Community Band director still enjoys sharing his passion for music

Dickson Tattersall, a retired music teacher from Brookville and currently director of the DuBois Area Community Band, has enjoyed nearly a lifelong passion for music. ... graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

DuBois Courier Express, February 19, 2019

IUP professor working with former Gov. Ridge on Homeland Security book

A political science professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is collaborating with former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge on a new book on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Tribune-Review (Tarentum), February 19, 2019

Parents Of Timothy Piazza Push For More Anti-Hazing Laws

The parents of a young man who died during hazing at a Penn State University fraternity were at Indiana University Of Pennsylvania on Monday night talking about what happened to their son and why colleges need to stop hazing.

CBS Pittsburgh, February 18, 2019

The Piazzas lost a son to fraternity hazing. Tonight, they tell an audience at IUP why it must stop

The 7:30 p.m. appearance at IUP is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by IUP's Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 18, 2019

CNX makes statement on reservoir

Samples were drawn in tests including those by classes from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, which intensified after Canonsburg-based CNX notified the authority of a pressure anomaly on the Shaw 1G Utica shale gas well, one of more than 50 near the 11 billion-gallon reservoir.

Indiana Gazette, February 16, 2019

Blairsville: College students offering tutoring services

A tutoring room is now available to all Blairsville High School students during the week. Four college students, affiliated with the Young Life organization, are volunteering as tutors in specific subject areas.First-time Young Life leader Jeanie Bowman is a freshman at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, February 15, 2019

International scholars visit U.S. classrooms

Recently, IHS welcomed the arrival of a group of Fulbright Scholars: 18 teachers from seven countries around the world. The program was fostered by Dr. Michele Petrucci and Dr. Lara Luetkehans from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and funded by a grant from the State Department. The scholars audit classes every Wednesday with their IHS host teachers and interact with students.

Indiana Gazette, February 15, 2019

Leadership conference set

“Life is a Journey … Travel Drug Free” is the theme for this year's Youth Leadership Conference being conducted Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the multipurpose Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building on the main Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.Sponsors include the IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety and PA Problem Gambling.

Indiana Gazette, February 14, 2019

Piazzas to speak at IUP, part of anti-hazing coalition

Indiana, Pa. - Jim and Evelyn Piazza, the parents of Timothy Piazza, will be at University of Pennsylvania's Performing Arts Center's Fisher Auditorium on February 18 at 7:30 p.m. Timothy Piazza was a sophomore at Penn State in 2017 when he died after a night of pledging. The Piazzas will speak to the community about their son's death and their hope for change on college campuses. The program is sponsored by the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association, and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and is open and free to the community.

WTAJ-TV , February 13, 2019

IUP interior design students hoping to create co workspaces in downtown Punxsutawney

INDIANA, Pa. — Students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Interior Design program are helping Punxsutawney businesses to “Connect” to success. Students in Dr. Susan Venatta's Commercial Design Studio I (INDS 464) class have a new initiative in Punxsutawney: Punxsy Connect.

DuBois Courier Express, February 13, 2019

IUP to hold program on free speech

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Year of Free Speech programming continues with a program Monday with attorney and author Greg Lukianoff, “Freedom from Speech and Disempowering a Generation.”

Indiana Gazette, February 13, 2019

Task force helps limit OD deaths

A task force made up of various Indiana County movers and shakers is building on the work that has helped lower the number of overdose deaths in the county, a statistic that itself is bucking a national trend. “The numbers they are getting to go into treatment are astronomical compared to other areas,” said Dr. Erick Lauber, director of leadership training and research at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health.

Indiana Gazette, February 13, 2019

Stahlman and Thorp graduate from CNB management training program

Marian Stahlman and Jason Thorp have successfully graduated from the CNB Bank Management Training Program. A native of Coalport, Stahlman is a 2012 graduate of Glendale Jr./Sr. High School. In 2016 she graduated cum laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in human resource management and general business management, and also a minor in economics.

Clearfield Progress, February 12, 2019

SHARP Dance Company honoring Tree of Life victims with show

Last October's heinous hate crime that left 11 dead at Squirrel Hill's Tree of Life synagogue was a tragedy that reverberated far beyond the city. Former Pittsburgh resident Diane Sharp-Nachsin felt those reverberations as a call to action. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Sharp-Nachsin's Pittsburgh connection began in the early 1990s as a member of the Mary Miller Dance Company.

Pittsburgh Current, February 12, 2019

IUP women's basketball up one spot in WBCA national rankings

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team ticked up one spot to No. 3 in the latest Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll released Tuesday.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, February 12, 2019

Cops sworn in to Pittsburgh force, some for 2nd time

Six veteran police officers from departments across the region took the Pittsburgh police oath Friday morning, two of whom will begin their second stints with the bureau. ... Andrew Hindman IUP Police Academy)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 08, 2019

Conemaugh Meyersdale names new chief nursing officer

Pam Swansboro, MS, RN, was recently named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center. She earned her Master of Science Degree in nursing administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Bradford Era, February 10, 2019

Banking isn't sexy, new president of S&T Bank says. And that makes it a challenge to attract new talent.

The biggest challenge is attracting new talent, according to Dave Antolik, the new president of Indiana, Pa.-based S&T Bank. For Mr. Antolik — born and raised in Indiana, Pa. — the banking industry has been just seductive enough to keep him hooked since graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1988 with a degree in finance.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 11, 2019

Hard Hatted Women and Women of Action

The exhibit, “Hard Hatted Women and Women of Action,” will be shown Feb. 12 to March 9 at the University Museum, Sutton Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. The multimedia exhibit features women who were trailblazers in the labor unions of the Pittsburgh region during the 1970's and 1980's. “Women in Action” features artworks from the University Museum Permanent Collection.

Indiana Gazette, February 11, 2019

Students in the news

Several area students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts were named to the Dean's Recognition List for academic excellence for the fall semester.

Indiana Gazette, February 10, 2019

Author explores personal ties to Appalachia region

Indiana native Ferrence, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, now lives in Meadville, where he's an associate professor of English, instructor of creative nonfiction and chairman of the English Department at Allegheny College.

Indiana Gazette, February 09, 2019

IUP women's basketball moves up one spot in national poll

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team moved up one spot to No. 4 in the latest Women's Basketball Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll released Tuesday.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 05, 2019

Piazzas to discuss son's hazing death

An incident two years ago this week that had reverberations on college campuses across the country will be brought home for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community on Feb. 18.

Indiana Gazette, February 08, 2019

IUP to present ‘Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín'

Join the IUP Department of Music, the Defiant Requiem Foundation and the Penn State Altoona Department of Arts and Humanities for a complete live performance of Verdi's “Requiem” as performed in the Terezín Concentration Camp.

Indiana Gazette, February 08, 2019

Tony Norman: When dreams are the color of paper bags

This intra-racial dalliance with self-hatred fascinated Ashley Jones enough to prompt her to explore it in her thesis art show at Indiana University of Pennsylvania a few years ago. Ms. Jones' thesis show grew out of her own sense of alienation as the only African-American grad student in IUP's art program at the time. “I was dealing with a lot of identity issues myself,” she said.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 08, 2019

‘Staff Showcase' exhibit on display at The Gallery Shop

The Gallery Shop of the Garrett County Arts Council is currently hosting an exhibit of artwork created by staff members.(Rachel) Precht, who has two master's degrees in art from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has worked at shop since last July. She was approved to be a gallery artist about two weeks ago.

Garrett County Republican, February 07, 2019

IUP to offer energy management track

INDIANA, Pa. – Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Eberly College of Business is offering a unique opportunity for students interested in the energy management field.

Marcellus Business Central, February 05, 2019

Struggling to meet sales target? Bootstrapped Intandemly will help you personalize B2B sales, drive growth

Before starting up, Sampath, a graduate from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a major in marketing and advertising, and the head of sales at an IT services company, has worked with tech companies such as NetSuite and CoMakeIT, handling their sales.

StartUp, February 05, 2019

New exhibit at IUP highlights history of working women

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present two concurrent exhibits featuring women and work from Saturday through March 9.

Indiana Gazette, February 05, 2019

Gas well pressure issue leads to testing of water supply for northern Westmoreland County communities

The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County has asked for an extra water sample from Beaver Run Reservoir after a gas well located near the water source recently lost pressure. IUP chemistry professor Nathan McElroy, co-director of the Beaver Run Project, said a water sample was obtained Sunday, and the majority of the analysis should be done by the end of the week.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, February 04, 2019

St. Andrew's sets event on equity in preschool

Speakers will include Kathy Glazer, president of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, and Beatrice Fennimore, an education professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Richmond Times Dispatch, February 03, 2019

Erie prosecutor Erin Connelly announces for judge

Career prosecutor Erin Connelly entered the race for Erie County judge Thursday. She received her bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 2003.

Erie Times News, January 31, 2019

Oakmont Bakery moves to a bigger and brighter space on Feb. 5

One Sweet Street could become the new go-to address in Oakmont starting Feb. 5. ... Billy O'Block, who earned a degree in business entrepreneurship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is assisting longtime employee and retail manager Michael Sullivan with the retail management.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 31, 2019

Women in wildlife: Managing critters from bugs to bears gains its own workforce diversity

Melia DeVivo, adopted at age 3 by American parents from an orphanage in Korea, hadn't heard of wildlife biology when she graduated from high school. Thirty years later, she has a Ph.D. in the field and she's coordinating research on predation, disease and other critical issues related to Washington's big game. DeVivo was on track toward medical school when she saw a notice posted by an ecologist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania seeking a field technician for an elk calf study.

Post Register (Idaho), January 30, 2019

Duane Morris Partner Mauro M. Wolfe Named Co-Chair of the International Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee

Mauro M. Wolfe has been appointed co-chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) for a two-year term. Wolfe's appointment to the committee highlights Duane Morris' continued support of the IBA and strengthens the firm's relationships with leading white-collar practitioners around the world. Wolfe is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he was named to the Eberly College of Business Hall of Distinction in 2013.

Legal NewsLine, January 29, 2019

Outdoors: The fisher can't shake its bad reputation

A fisher diet study conducted by biologists from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Game Commission between 2002 and 2014 revealed some fascinating information.

Times Leader, January 27, 2019

IUP sets events to celebrate Black History Month

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Multicultural Affairs and Student Success (MASS) will begin the celebration of Black History Month with “King's Dream,” a multimedia program about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the IUP Performing Arts Center's Fisher Auditorium.

Indiana Gazette, January 27, 2019

Westmont arts center's latest exhibition found in facility's storage area

“Slenker and Seasons,” an exhibition featuring Robert Slenker's iconic industrial assemblages and a nine-panel seasonal mural, will be on display Monday through Feb. 23 in the Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center gallery at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County ... The nine-panel “Seasons Mural” was discovered in a storage area in the Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center. The late Slenker was a local fixture in the arts community of western Pennsylvania. He was a 1948 graduate of Red Lion High School and he received a bachelor's degree in 1953 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree and professional diploma at Teachers' College, Columbia University, New York, in 1958.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, January 27, 2019

Groundhog Day more than a celebration of early spring

It may seem unusual to have a wedding on Groundhog Day, but for Kelsey and Thomas Stark, of Murrysville, it seemed a natural choice. "We met at the IUP Culinary School in Punxsutawney," said Thomas Stark.

Oil City Derrick, February 03, 2019

CNX plans to remediate gas well

Since June 2011 Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty and students have monitored surface water quality in and around the reservoir, an 11 billion-gallon facility that lies within a 43-square-mile drainage area and serves approximately 130,000 people.

Indiana Gazette, February 03, 2019

Interview: Iran's post-revolution regime to fall soon- activist Reza Parchizadeh

Iranian activist and writer Reza Parchizadeh said that the fall of the post-revolution regime has become near. He explained that a country's administration with that number of “international disputes” like Iran have, cannot survive for much longer. The Indiana University of Pennsylvania researcher criticized the Islamist regime in Iran during an interview with Egypt Today. He said that the Iranians are longing for a democratic regime rather than the current hard-line one.

Egypt Today, February 01, 2019

Butler Co. Symphony Names Soprano Vocalist As Concerto Winner

The Butler County Symphony Orchestra has named the winner of this year's Collegiate Concerto Competition. Soprano vocalist Elary Mede was announced as the winner of the competition, which was held last Sunday (1/27) at Swope Music Hall on the campus of Slippery Rock University. Mede attends Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was selected by local judges after performances by 16 participants attending many regional universities and colleges.

ButlerRadio.com, January 31, 2019

Jeff Tech students start 'ArtsPath' residency with Hollidaysburg artist

Hollidaysburg artist Deb Bunnell will host the ArtsPath 2018-2019 artist residency at Jeff Tech (Jefferson County Vocational Technical School), which began Jan. 28. ... part of the ArtsPath program coordinated by IUP.

DuBois Courier Express, January 29, 2019

Mars grad hits a high note with Grammy nomination

Donald McKinney's life has been a series of sweet notes. McKinney, 41, is up for a Grammy at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for producing “John Williams At The Movies,” a CD recording project with the Dallas Winds, a professional concert band based in Dallas, Texas. ...earned degrees from Duquesne University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate of musical arts in conducting from the University of Michigan.

Cranberry Eagle, January 25, 2019

'Driving while black': Lawyer says he was racially profiled in luxury car

R. Paul McCauley is a former police officer who is a criminal justice professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and formerly taught at University of Louisville's Southern Police Institute. He said the key issue in determining whether profiling occurred was how many plates of white motorists the officer checked and how many the officer pulled over.

Louisville (Ky) Courier Journal, January 25, 2019

Top 100 People

Every year, Pennsylvania Business Central celebrates the top 100 people in business and economic development who have learned how to develop their organizations and communities. ... IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll ... (Trustee) Laurie Kuzneski ... Distinguished Alumni Award recipient David Antolik...

Pennsylvania Business Central, January 25, 2019

'Sharing system' plan would allow Millersville students to take courses at any state-owned university

Michael Driscoll, Indiana University of Pennsylvania president, said university leaders “unanimously agree that the sharing system presents a compelling vision” for state system success. “While it is too early to speak details,” he said, “we are putting in place processes that will allow us to respond to a changing environment quickly and effectively, while providing flexibility and a greater access to opportunity for our students.”

Lancaster Online, January 23, 2019

IUP to offer new energy management track

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Eberly College of Business is offering a unique opportunity for students interested in the energy management field.

Indiana Gazette, January 22, 2019

Knox native Reichard named ‘literacy leader'

Knox native Daniel Reichard, a 2012 elementary education-urban education concentration graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected as one of the nation's literacy leaders.

The Clarion News, January 22, 2019

Knox Native Named to Prestigious Literacy Leader List

Knox native Daniel Reichard, a fifth-grade teacher at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School in Stafford, Virginia, a 2012 elementary education-urban education concentration graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected as one of the nation's literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association's 2019 “30 Under 30” list.

Explore Clarion, January 22, 2019

Women's March in Clarion in step with others across globe

About 50 people on Saturday participated in the Women's March in Clarion. Keynote speakers for the event included Susan Boser, a sociology professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Oil City Derrick, January 21, 2019

Valley students come together for area band festival

Dr. Jason Worzbyt of Indiana University of Pennsylvania was the guest conductor in charge of bringing together the different schools into one cohesive ensemble.

Daily Item, January 19, 2019

IUP explains use of state grant to combat sex assault

This grant follows an initial $30,000 in funds received in 2016, used to launch the Green Dot bystander intervention program at IUP in 2017. This year's funds will continue the Green Dot initiative with special focus on programs for men, including speakers, film screenings and an extensive “It's On Us IUP” social marketing campaign.

Bradford Era, January 17, 2019

IUP explains use of state grant to combat sex assault

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received a second $30,000 grant through Gov. Tom Wolf's “It's On Us PA” initiative to combat campus sexual assault.

Indiana Gazette, January 17, 2019

Keynote speaker named for Women's History Month Banquet

...retired United States Navy Rear Adm. C. J. Jaynes as the keynote speaker for the annual St. Mary's County National Women's History Month Banquet. Jaynes graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education, followed by a Master's Degree in Mathematics in 1982.

The Bay Net (Maryland), January 18, 2019

State System of Higher Education transforming to expand educational opportunities

Speaking on behalf of the university presidents, Dr. Michael Driscoll, president of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, call Greenstein a "different kind of leader."

Gettysburg Times, January 17, 2019

Somerset County Sheriff Cramer announces run for re-election

Somerset County Sheriff Brad Cramer said Tuesday that he will seek to retain his seat in 2019's municipal elections. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a member of several local organizations.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, January 15, 2019

Valley students to present honors band concert at new Danville center

Dr. Jason Worzbyt, professor of bassoon and associate director of bands at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will be guest director.

Danville News, January 15, 2019

Central Cambria appoints assistant superintendent

The Central Cambria School District named (Dr. Tricia Murin) an assistant superintendent at a board meeting Monday night. (She earned) a doctoral degree in administrative and leadership studies from IUP, conducting research in multi-tiered systems of support.

WJAC-TV (NBC Johnstown-Altoona), January 15, 2019

Out & About: Art on Tap warms up a cold January night

The January rendition was sponsored by Point A Coaching and Consulting LLC of Greensburg, and served as an opening for “Familiar Places,” an exhibition of small drawings by Lauren Scavo. Scavo is an MFA candidate in drawing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 14, 2019

Westmoreland's Register of Wills to seek another term in office

Westmoreland County Register of Wills Sherry Magretti Hamilton has announced she will seek a second term in office. She also holds a MBA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, January 14, 2019

Attorney Bob Manzi running for Indiana County D.A.

(Bob Manzi) has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for Indiana County District Attorney. An Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Widener School of Law graduate, he has spent the last 20 years working in and around the criminal justice system as not only as a prosecutor but also as an at-risk youth counselor, college professor and in private practice.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 14, 2019

Somerset County sheriff seeking second term in office

Somerset County Sheriff Brad Cramer announced Friday his intention to seek a second term in office. A lifelong Somerset County resident, he is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

DuBois Courier Ecpress, January 11, 2019

Owner of Brody's Rib & Chophouse shares passion for authentic barbecue

Brody's Barbecue was started out of a tent at the Country Villa Motel on Groundhog Day 2014, said Owner Jeremy Limerick. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, graduating in hotel and restaurant management.

DuBois Courier Express, January 11, 2019

S&T Bank appoints new president

S&T Bank has appointed David G. Antolik to the role of president. Antolik has been working as senior executive vice president and chief lending officer for the Indiana-based bank, according to a news release. Antolik graduated with a degree in finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1988. He currently acts as the vice chairman of the IUP Research Institute and is a member of the Indiana County Development Corporation's board of directors.

Central Penn Business Journal, January 10, 2019

Borough council hires new parking coordinator

Also Tuesday, the borough introduced new Parking Coordinator Benjamin Miller, as well as two staffers who will work with planning and zoning matters: Stephanie Walters, who graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in regional planning with a background in environmental planning and sustainability, is one of two new Planning and Zoning department officials. Nicholas Zimny-Shea will be working to get funding for programs addressing water and energy sectors in the borough. He earned a Master of Science degree in 2018 from IUP in geography and regional planning and is a member of the Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force's renewable energy focus group.

Indiana Gazette, January 11, 2019

IUP to receive grant to combat sex assault

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is getting $30,000, the maximum amount being given out in each of this year's round of “It's On Us PA” grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to aid colleges and universities in combating campus sexual assault.

Indiana Gazette, January 11, 2019

Austin's Playroom project to receive $25,000 donation

The kitchen became a space for children to participate in cooking classes under the direction of Kristin Butterworth, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Academy of Culinary Arts and executive chef at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, January 08, 2019

PRA Group (PRAA) Announces Danielle Brown to Board

PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, announced today that Danielle Brown was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors effective Jan. 3, 2019. Brown earned a bachelor of arts in computer science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master of science in information systems from Pennsylvania State University, and a master of business administration from Drexel University.

StreetInsider.com, January 08, 2019

S&T Bank appoints Antolik as president

S&T Bank has announced the appointment of David G. Antolik as bank president. Antolik graduated with a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1988, and his connection to the community continues to deepen through a number of roles and accolades. Along with receiving the 2016 IUP Distinguished Alumni Award for Service, he is vice chairman of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Research Institute and is a member of the Indiana County Development Corporation's board of directors.

Indiana Gazette, January 08, 2019

Seton Hill dean to lead IUP College of Fine Arts

A Seton Hill University dean and professor of music who led the efforts to build two new centers for art and performing arts at the Greensburg university will be the next dean of the College of Fine Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, January 07, 2019

Shari Robertson Becomes 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Shari Brand Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, took office this month as the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Most recently, Robertson worked as provost's associate for academic programs and planning and was professor of speech-language pathology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Forward Geek, January 09, 2019

Westmoreland County Judge Marsili leaves a long career in law, sort of

(Judge Anthony) Marsili, 67, of New Kensington, officially retired Sunday after serving 19 years as a common pleas judge in Westmoreland County. His years as a judge followed a long career as a lawyer that started in the 1980s.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 07, 2019

Veteran music instructor looks to career coda, choral reunion during final year at Derry Area

Next in line could be Michael Bilik, 22, of Derry Township, a senior vocal performance major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who sings high tenor and is planning to pursue graduate studies in opera performance.

Pittsburgh Tribune Review, January 07, 2019

Vandergrift man credited with starting movement that saved historic Casino Theater

Driven by an interest in history, (Gene) Iagnemma worked to preserve not only the cemetery, but also, and most notably, the Casino Theater, which was nearly torn down instead of remaining the landmark it is today. He went on to earn a bachelor's degree in secondary education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he met his wife, Joan, to whom he was married for 55 years.

Valley News Dispatch, January 05, 2019

Upper Yoder Township supervisor to run for Cambria County commissioner

Scott Hunt says he can bring fresh ideas and a fresh face to Cambria County's board of commissioners. Hunt is a Westmont Hilltop High School graduate and has a bachelor's degree in political science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, January 04, 2019

Outdoors calendar of events in Lancaster County

Dr. Jeffrey Larkin, professor of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will present a program titled, “Importance of Landscape-scale Forest Bird Conservation.” Several studies have recently examined nesting and post-fledging habitat selection of many at-risk forest-dependent songbirds. This presentation will provide examples of successes and insight as to how a well-funded and well-organized partnership can overcome the many constraints that can often inhibit large-scale conservation.

Lancaster Online, January 02, 2019

Giorgos Krasidis Quartet Comes to Technopolis 20

Krasidis studied at Berklee college of Music, (tenor saxophone jazz performance) and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (Classical Saxophone Performance) and graduated Summa cum Laude. Krasidis is the founder of Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band and Saxomania Syndicate Saxophone Ensemble.

Broadway World, January 02, 2019

Kelly Dougherty named deputy commissioner for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs

Kelly Dougherty to be the next deputy commissioner for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs at the Vermont Department of Health. Dougherty has a Master of Science in Public Health and a Master in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh, along with a B.A. in Psychology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Vermont Business Magazine, January 03, 2019

Westmoreland's chief public defender announces judicial candidacy

Westmoreland County's chief public defender announced Thursday he will be a candidate for one of two judicial vacancies this year on the Common Pleas Court. Republican Wayne McGrew, 50, of Sewickley Township, is making his first run for judge. He is a graduate of Yough High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he received a degree in finance.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 03, 2019

Police Chief Announces Retirement, Effective Feb. 1

McKeesport's police chief will wrap up an almost 26-year career with the department on Feb. 1. Bryan J. "B.J." Washowich, who has served as chief since 2010, has announced his retirement. A graduate of McKeesport Area High School, Washowich joined the city's force as a part-time patrolman after attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Tuba City Almanac, January 04, 2019

Violin, piano concert set

Violinist Tracey Jasas-Hardel and pianist Anastasia Antonacos will perform Friday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at the Moore Community Center. A former member of the full-time piano faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Antonacos holds a doctorate in piano performance from Indiana University, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Maine School of Music.

Mount Desert Islander, January 07, 2019

Cape Cod 5 Hires Two New Banking Center Managers

Cape Cod 5 recently announced the hiring of Eric Lavoie and Chris Spence to its Banking Services Department. Both Lavoie and Spence will serve as Banking Center Managers. Spence completed coursework at Pennsylvania State University and at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Cape Cod Today, January 02, 2019

Events Arts + Entertainment News + Features Music Food + Drink TV + Film Lynn Cullen Live Archives + Guides Best Of Pgh Theater Reviews + Features January 02, 2019 Stage » Theater Reviews + Features Email Print Favorite Share Local playwright crowdfunds trip to New York festival

(Lola) Hughes wrote the one-act play as part of her senior project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where she graduated from in May. She first staged it with IUP students before submitting to the Strawberry One-Act Festival at the Riant Theater in New York, now in its 32nd year. When it was accepted, she started a GoFundMe to cover travel, props, theater rental, festival fees, and other expenses.

Pittsburgh City Paper, January 02, 2019

Mover of the week David Schumacher

David Schumacher has been named development officer for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Erie. He earned a bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Erie Times News, February 25, 2019