2021

Exhibit showcases works by Indiana County mother-daughter

“Looking for the Light in Dark Times,” an exhibition by Jonelle Summerfield and her mother Jolene Joyner, is on display through July 31 in the entry and main galleries at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, One Boucher Lane and Route 711 South, Ligonier. Summerfield, a resident of Indiana, Indiana County, received a degree in interior design from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2001.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, April 30, 2021

Central Valley graduate honored for outstanding research at IUP Scholars

INDIANA, PA – A Beaver County honors psychology major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania was honored recently for outstanding research during the 2021 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Scholars Forum. This annual event is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present original research, scholarly activities, and creative endeavors. Kamryn Giesler of Aliquippa was honored with the John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics best presentation award (undergraduate) for her project, “Theory of Mind and Social Inferencing Within the Broad Autism Phenotype.”

Beaver County Times, May 03, 2021

Local students shine on campus -- Indiana University of Pennsylvania

NDIANA, PA.— Indiana University of Pennsylvania honored nine volunteers, including a Delaware County man, during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony event. Held virtually on April 21, the event honored both the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Awards of Excellence in Volunteer Leadership, which are presented annually to alumni, or a friend of the university in recognition of their exemplary work on behalf of the university. Due to the pandemic, the event was not held in 2020. This event was part of the university's Celebration Week, which included the Celebration of Philanthropy on April 16 and the Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration on April 17. Christopher Ofalt, now of Philadelphia, was honored with the 2020 Regional Impact award, which recognizes a volunteer who champions IUP in their region by engaging alumni through events, supports recruitment efforts, or provides internship and employment opportunities.

Delware County Times, April 29, 2021

Robservations: John Kass walks back ‘enemy of the people' blast at media

Tracy Butler, morning meteorologist at ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7, has received a Distinguished Alumni Award from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “Never in a million years did I believe I would be the recipient of something like this,” she wrote on Facebook, adding: “By the way, fun fact . . . Indiana, Pennsylvania is the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart, whom I once had the great privilege of meeting.” Butler, a native of Pittsburgh, earned her bachelor's degree in broadcasting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and a meteorology certification from Mississippi State University in 2001. Since joining ABC 7 in 1994, she has become Chicago's longest-running female meteorologist.

Chicago Daily Herald, May 04, 2021

Social Impact Authors: Why & How Author Tom Coat Is Helping To Change Our World

It wasn't one book that changed my life but the experience of being the first in my family to graduate from college. I entered Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a math major, but soon realized I loved words more than numbers and switched to a major in English. I became the sports editor of the college newspaper.

Authority Magazine, May 02, 2021

Debra Calvert named 2021 Charles County Principal of the Year

Principal Debra Calvert's passion to be the best for children is infectious. Calvert, who is principal at William A. Diggs Elementary School ... Calvert has a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Bay Net News, May 03, 2021

IUP sculpture professors to stage outdoor art installation Sunday

Two art professors and art students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be staging a public art installation project Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. on Oakland Avenue, across from the IUP Oak Grove. “Traffic Island Oasis” is a participatory art installation by the Indiana-based artist collective Sculpture Support System.

Indiana Gazette, May 01, 2021

IUP family studies program ranked as a top program by Study.com

INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Bachelor of Science degree in human development and family science has been ranked as a “Best Bachelor's Degree” by Study.com. Only 50 programs were selected for the ranking, which examined hundreds of programs throughout the United States.

DuBois Courier Express, April 27, 2021

30 Under 30 award winner: Meet Armani Davis, CORO Pittsburgh

Armani Davis is working to guide the “movers and shakers of tomorrow.” As the faculty lead for the Pittsburgh region's CORO Fellows Program in Public Affairs, Davis is responsible for working with students going through the CORO fellows program, which rotates them through assignments at government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and innovation organizations.He provides career advice to first-year students as a lecturer at Indiana University of Pittsburgh, has been featured as a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator across Pennsylvania and Ohio on topics such as social justice and self-awareness, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education.

Pittsburgh Business Times, April 26, 2021

Visitors to Pittsburgh Botanical Garden can revel in region's natural beauty

Beth Exton enjoys the best of both worlds as the development director of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. On a daily basis, she applies the marketing and fundraising skills she gained while pursuing her degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Plus, she utilizes her knowledge as a master gardener.

Observer-Reporter, April 09, 2021

Best Restaurants: Laura Jerina-Potts Takes A Detailed Approach To Desserts

Laura Jerina-Potts, Thyme Table's pastry chef, can attest that a delectable dessert takes time to perfect. ...Born and raised in Bay Village, Jerina-Potts moved to Pennsylvania in 2001 to enroll in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts. She's since worked in numerous upscale eateries and prepared tasty dishes for customers in Baltimore and Wisconsin.

Cleveland Magazine, April 26, 2021

2021's Best & Worst Entry-Level Jobs

From: Tammy Manko, Director, Career and Professional Development Center, Academic Affairs – Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Regardless of the pandemic and WFH situations, any of the following industries/career paths will offer long-term security if you are with a solid company: computer science, information technology, sales, numerous engineering fields, various analyst roles, marketing, human resources, public health, and various healthcare and mental health roles.

WalletHub, April 26, 2021

Reynoldsville seniors complete fiber art project at The Foundry

REYNOLDSVILLE — Seniors at The Reynoldsville Foundry completed a fiber art project Wednesday where they created a quilt made of squares they all dyed using Shibori, a Japanese tie-dye technique they learned during art classes. ArtsPath of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) is a regional arts-in-education program that arranges artists residency programs in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and facilitates arts residencies in schools, senior centers, veterans organizations, and many more opportunities.

DuBois Courier Express, April 22, 2021

Willett receives IUP alumni award

Johnstown native Linda Sidor Willett has been named a 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for her career achievements and service by Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The 1969 science education graduate is the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, which is the largest health insurance company in New Jersey. Willett works with the company's CEO and management team to develop strategy and drive business outcomes.

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, April 20, 2021

Chauvin verdict prompts reactions in Indiana community

Meanwhile, for just over an hour Tuesday evening, students from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chapter of the NAACP, Students Against Racism, the IUP Student Government Association, Dr. Veronica Watson and 1981 alumnus Debra Evans Smith led a discussion on the Chauvin trial. “It was very upbeat,” IUP Executive Director of Media Relations Michelle Fryling said. “There are other programs/events being planned in the next few days and weeks designed to support students and the IUP community, but those details are not yet finalized.”

Indiana Gazette, April 21, 2021

From stone mason to stone scholar, IUP senior, Fayette Co. native earns coveted Goldwater Scholarship

Susan Adams won't take offense if anyone refers to her as an accidental scientist. The 24-year-old native of Smock, a tiny Fayette County village near Uniontown, never imagined herself immersed in any kind of science, let alone geology. She graduated from Uniontown Area High School and the masonry class at the Fayette County CTI in 2015 and promptly entered the workforce, laying stone and building foundations. Yet, six years later, she is the recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, preparing for her final year of undergraduate work at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is looking forward to graduate studies in marine geophysics at a top college on the West Coast, if all goes according to her plans.

Greensburg Tribune-Review, April 20, 2021

IUP nursing graduate honored with Indiana Lions Club Nurse Humanitarian Award

Brooke Zawalnicki, of Allison Park, a 2021 summa cum laude nursing graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was recently selected for the Indiana Lion's Club Nurse Humanitarian Award. The Club has presented this award to a deserving IUP nursing student for more than 35 years. The recipient is selected by their peers as the outstanding example of having the qualities of the ideal nurse: one who is knowledgeable and moral, has a strong work ethic and who demonstrates sincere empathy for those entrusted to their care.

Indiana Gazette, April 20, 2021

IUP alumnus recalls world record quest for kisses

By the time he planted his last smooch, IUP student Jeff Henzler owned a Guinness world record for most kisses bestowed in an eight-hour period: 3,225.

Indiana Gazette, April 17, 2021

IUP student selected for NSF scholarship

Vincent Thompson, a December 2020 Indiana University of Pennsylvania mathematics and physics graduate and current master's in applied mathematics program student at IUP, has been selected for a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program.

Indiana Gazette, April 19, 2021

Durham Boats: Underwater Archaeology Reveals New Details

Until recently, what was known about Durham boats came only from old, written descriptions. There were no identified archaeological remains of a Durham boat that historians could touch and study—until anthropologist Ben Ford helped unmask one. ... Ben Ford, Chair of the Anthropology Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will share the story of the first recorded archaeological example of a Durham boat which was recently discovered in Lake Oneida.

New York Almanack, April 14, 2021

He's tireless about helping refugee and immigrant families

Khara Timsina seems tireless in his efforts to help others, including fellow refugees from the Asian nation of Bhutan. Mr. Pokhrel received his master's in teaching English as a second language from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has helped tutor adults in BCAP classes on the side.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 11, 2021

Cheryl Siemers to lead Kenai Peninsula College

Kenai Peninsula College announced Dr. Cheryl Siemers as its new director on Friday morning. She is set to take over on June 21. Siemers earned master's in English at the University of Alaska Anchorage and her Ph.D. in rhetoric and linguistics from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Peninsula Clarion, April 10, 2021

IUP offering free cyber security camp for students

INDIANA, Pa. — Thanks to a sixth 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 and teachers.

DuBois Courier Express, April 13, 2021

Colleges prepare for a freshman class unlike any other after a pandemic year

Timothy Runge, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's departments of education and psychology, said many colleges know they will have to make allowances for deficits among incoming freshman. “What we know, historically, is that pre-covid kids in general (in grades K-8) would lose about 20% of what they've learned in the prior academic year. It's called summer slide. Now, there are groups at the higher and lower range in the elementary years,” Runge said. “When we're talking about high school kids matriculating into college, those numbers are not established, but we definitely expect some slide. … It's reasonable to assume students will have lost a lot more this past academic year than ever before.”

Greensburg Tribune-Review, April 09, 2021

IUP's Criminal Justice Training Center receives national accreditation

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Criminal Justice Training Center was awarded national accreditation recently by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. in the Public Safety Training Academy Accreditation program.

DuBois Courier-Express, April 08, 2021

Colleges prepare for a freshman class unlike any other after a pandemic year

Timothy Runge, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania's departments of education and psychology, said many colleges know they will have to make allowances for deficits among incoming freshman.

Yahoo!News, April 09, 2021

Executive MBA program at IUP ranked in top 25 in the nation

INDIANA, Pa. — Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Executive Master of Business Administration has been ranked as one of the top 25 EMBA programs in the nation by Great Business Schools.

DuBois Courier Express, April 07, 2021

Takara Bio's Technology Enables Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center to Develop a Faster COVID-19 Test for Rural Communities

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takara Bio USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Takara Bio Inc., is collaborating with Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) to enable better and faster COVID-19 testing for rural communities in the United States and around the world.

FirstWord MedTech, April 01, 2021

Lucia Cherciu named Dutchess County's poet laureate

Lucia Cherciu of Poughkeepsie was appointed Dutchess County's poet laureate for 2021 by County Executive Marc Molinaro. Cherciu was born in Romania and came to the United States in 1995. She received her doctorate in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a dissertation on women and laughter, titled “Ludicrous ‘Scribbling Women': The Politics of Laughter and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers.”

Daily Freeman, April 04, 2021

One of Pittsburgh's biggest banks names interim CEO

S&T Bancorp. has appointed David Antolik as its interim CEO, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Antolik, 54, has been president of S&T and its retail arm, S&T Bank, and served as a director since January 2019. Antolik joined S&T in 1990, two years after graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as the vice chairman of the IUP Research Institute and is a member of the Indiana County Development Corporation Board.

Pittsburgh Business Times, April 03, 2021

Scientists Find Dinosaur Fossil Atop a Nest of Preserved Eggs

CNN reported on the discovery, which a multinational team of researchers recently described in a paper published in the journal Science Bulletin. “Dinosaurs preserved on their nests are rare, and so are fossil embryos,” co-lead author, Drs. Shundong Bi of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said in a press release. “This is the first time a non-avian dinosaur has been found, sitting on a nest of eggs that preserve embryos, in a single spectacular specimen,” Bi added.

YahooLife!, March 15, 2021

Researchers Discover Preserved Dinosaur Sitting On Nest Of Eggs With Fossilized Babies!

“Dinosaurs preserved on their nests are rare, and so are fossil embryos. This is the first time a non-avian dinosaur has been found, sitting on a nest of eggs that preserve embryos, in a single spectacular specimen,” explains Dr Shundong Bi, professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and research associate at Carnegie Museum of Natural History (CMNH).

Mashable India, March 21, 2021

IUP presenting panel discussion on diversity in the professional workplace

INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania will continue its diversity and inclusion programming with a panel discussion on March 17, “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a Professional Workplace.”

DuBois Courier-Express, March 15, 2021

Chorale shows how colleges keep song alive during COVID

There was brief silence as IUP Chorale members standing 6 feet apart in an otherwise empty room looked toward their conductor. Then, in unison, their voices soared. The anthem “We Shall Overcome” was a planned tribute by the student ensemble to America's civil rights movement and Black history. But after a long winter of isolation, it's not hard to imagine the words carrying extra meaning that day for the young performers in jeans, sweatshirts and wool hats. IUP's Chorale keeps the music going, even during a pandemic.

Associated Press, March 15, 2021

Weaver named Gazette editor

Sample News Group today announced the appointment of Margaret Weaver as managing editor of The Indiana Gazette.Weaver's career in journalism flourished while she served as a staff writer, copy editor and editor-in-chief of the IUP student-run newspaper, The Penn. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism in December 2006 and further consulted The Penn as editorial adviser.

Indiana Gazette, April 01, 2021

IUP, IRMC join international company for COVID-19 testing

INDIANA — Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center announced a partnership with Takara Bio USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Takara Bio, Inc., to work on better and faster COVID-19 testing not only in the local area, but in rural and financially distressed communities worldwide.

Punxsutawney Spirit, March 31, 2021

Five local entities make Top 100 Organizations list

After a challenging year, Pennsylvania Business Central is recognizing the Top 100 Organizations for 2021. After receiving a long list of nominees from throughout the magazine's 23-county readership, five Indiana County organizations were among those selected by an editorial committee based on their positive impacts in the business community of central Pennsylvania. ... The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations (CEO) is a county-wide public-private partnership dedicated to furthering the economic prosperity of the communities in Indiana County. Five organizations make up the CEO: the Indiana County commissioners, Indiana County Chamber of Commerce, Indiana County Development Corporation, Indiana County Tourist Bureau and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Indiana Gazette, March 28, 2021

Area woman earns Young Alumni Achievement Award

An Indiana County woman has been selected by Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a 2021 Young Alumni Achievement Award.Tessa Minnick Mongold, a 2010 bachelor's and 2012 master's graduate in safety sciences, was selected for the award. Mongold, of Penn Run, is the daughter of Robert and Amy Minnick and the wife of Jonathan Mongold. The Young Alumni Achievement Awards are sponsored by the IUP Office of Alumni and Friends and IUP Ambassadors, the student-alumni group.

Indiana Gazette, March 27, 2021

IUP student selected for research Fulbright Scholarship

Zane Billy, a finance and management information systems double major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Meyersdale, has been selected for a Fulbright Canada-Mitacs Globalink Internship. He is the first IUP student selected for this award but brings to 17 the number of student Fulbright winners and almost 70 faculty who have received Fulbright scholarships.

Somerset Daily American, March 29, 2021

Former Reading woman honored by IUP

A Reading woman has been selected by Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a 2021 Young Alumni Achievement Award. Kelly Welde Henderson, a 2012 bachelor's graduate in marketing and 2013 master's graduate of IUP in employment and labor relations, was selected for the award.

Reading Eagle, March 30, 2021

End of an era: IUP Dance Theater presents one last collaboration

Some 27 years ago, Holly Boda-Sutton was given a task at her position at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She had been hired at the university around the time dance was being switched from a physical education course to the College of Fine Arts under the theater program, and she was charged with being the director of a viable, ongoing performance company. Not long after, the IUP Dance Theater was created.

Indiana Gazette, March 26, 2021

Driscoll remarks tackle a wide range of topics

In his quarterly report last week, Indiana University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Michael Driscoll touched upon a variety of topics, from spring enrollment and fund-raising to Black History Month and plans for face-to-face activity.“Our fall-to-spring retention rate of 87.85 percent for full-time, first-year students is our highest since 2015,” Driscoll said. “And looking ahead, the number of applicants and admits for fall 2021 is keeping pace with fall 2020.” He took note of the victory claimed in IUP's Imagine Unlimited fundraising campaign, which “surpassed our goal of $75 million, and crossed the finish line six months early. Money raised from the campaign will provide more scholarships for students and give them a first-rate educational experience.”

Indiana Gazette , March 25, 2021

IUP moves forward with NextGen planning, other developments

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is moving ahead into the Priority 2 phase of its NextGen transition. That was among matters raised at last week's quarterly university Council of Trustees meeting. As described by IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll, NextGen is “our plan to better align our academic offerings and give our students opportunities that will enhance their job prospects.” NextGen is a strategic plan, endorsed by the trustees at their December meeting, for IUP “to become a truly student-centered university,” he said.

Indiana Gazette, March 25, 2021

IUP, Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce to host free employment program for local high school students

The Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Punxsutawney High School have partnered to provide a new employment program for students.

DuBois Courier Express, March 25, 2021

Paleontologists Uncover Rarer-than-Rare Fossil of Raptor on Nest of Eggs With 24 Embryos Inside

“This dinosaur was a caring parent that ultimately gave its life while nurturing its young,” explains Lamanna, who was on the research team with primary authors Drs. Shundong Bi, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Xing Xu, paleontologist at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing. Their study was published in the Science Bulletin, with CMNH scientific artist Andrew McAfee producing illustrations for the paper.

Good News Network, March 18, 2021

Jurassic Gliding Mammal Relative Sheds New Light on Evolution of Mammalian Middle Ear

In the new research, Professor Shundong Bi from Yunnan University and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and colleagues analyzed computed tomographic (CT) images of the well-preserved malleus and incus of Vilevolodon diplomylos.

Sci-News.com, March 16, 2021

Sweatshirts, masks and powerful music. IUP ensemble of voices from Lancaster to Lagos shows how colleges keep song alive during COVID

They arrived in street clothes, ready to perform in a century-and-a-half-old hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, their faces covered by masks. There was brief silence as IUP Chorale members standing 6 feet apart in an otherwise empty room looked toward their conductor. Then, in unison, their voices soared.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 15, 2021

IUP selected for Gold Designation in Military Friendly Schools ranking

IUP is one of only 162 universities in nation and one of only six in Pennsylvania selected for “Gold Award” status.

The Courier Express, March 09, 2021

Psychology scholarship

The scholarship is given each year to a junior psychology major who has achieved excellence in the program.

Trib Live, March 05, 2021

IUP safety sciences program earns national ranking

U.S. News & World Report” recognized three IUP programs — the master's program in criminal justice, master's program in mathematics education and the master's program in nursing — for its “Best Online Programs” for 2021.

Indiana Gazette, March 04, 2021

IUP display showcases professor emeritus' six-decade career

It's definitely something that you'll want to stop and look at each piece because of the bright colors that catch your eye, but also because each one is unique, so you could stop and look at it for five to 10 minutes.

The Tribune-Democrat, March 07, 2021

IUP Safety Sciences Program ranked in top three in the nation

This program prepares students for work in a wide range of areas including manufacturing, oil and gas, insurance, healthcare, construction, distribution, government, transportation, and the service industry.

Courier Express, March 04, 2021

IUP archives get $4,608 boost

IUP Research Center is receiving a $4,608 share of nearly $200,000 in grants meant to help preserve Pennsylvania's significant historical records and make them accessible.

Indiana Gazette, March 04, 2021

IUP hospitality management management program ranked in top 10 in the nation

IUP's program is the only Pennsylvania college or university in the top 10 listing, which considered academic and career resources and the quality of education and the faculty.

Courier Express, March 01, 2021

Pennsylvania college campus intends on reopening this fall

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania announced Monday that the school has the intention of resuming traditional instruction for the 2021-22 academic year.

WPXI-TV, February 22, 2021

Indiana Univ. Of Pa. Plans To Resume In-Person Classes For 2021 Fall Semester

The fall semester is set to begin on August 23, but that could change depending on circumstances at the time.

KDKA Pittsburgh TV, February 23, 2021

IUP joins schools aiming for a fall reopening

Officials say recent efforts, including additional COVID-19 testing starting in January, have helped hold down cases so far this semester.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 22, 2021

IUP plans for full campus reopening in August

We will continue to follow the guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control as we move forward, but we wanted to share our current thinking to help our students and their families to make their plans.

Trib Live, February 22, 2021

IUP to hold in-person classes starting in fall

As we continue to follow the science, we are hoping that health and safety guidelines will allow us to resume in-person events and extracurricular activities that we all have greatly missed.

Indiana Gazette, February 22, 2021

IUP Announces Plan to Return to In-Person Instruction in Fall

In a statement, Driscoll praised the University Community for its resiliency during the pandemic, and for following the health and safety guidelines on campus.

wccsradio.com, February 22, 2021

Sharpsburg police training aimed at strengthening community relations

Developed by IUP Police Academy, the eight-hour class is titled “Principled Criminal Justice and Police Legitimacy.”

Trib Live, February 18, 2021

Envisioning a psychedelic future for Philadelphia's USciences as it pairs with Compass Pathways for a Drug Discovery Center

34-year-old IUP alumni, Jason Wallach, is one of the most knowledgeable people in the psychedelic research world. He's read every paper under the sun.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 15, 2021

Capital Campaign Watch: Indiana U of Pennsylvania

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has completed a campaign, raising $81 million.

Inside Higher, February 09, 2021

The Campus Roundup: Feb. 4, 2021

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has raised $81.36 million, more than $6 million above the goal for its campaign, now ending six months ahead of schedule.

The Business Journals, February 04, 2021

IUP alums dig deep as the university works to remake itself

The people who gave were moved by their experience at Indiana. … For most of them, it was, ‘I got something great out of the university and it needs my help, so I want to donate.'

Trib Live, February 07, 2021

Laurel and barbs

Our donors have been very clear about the impact that IUP has had on their lives and the resulting necessity they feel to support current and future students because of how IUP has changed their lives.

The Tribune-Democrat, February 06, 2021

IUP appoints Anne White to Council of Trustees

Mrs. White brings a great deal of experience in the human resources field and great insight into what prospective employers need and want from graduates.

Courier Express, February 05, 2021

Campaign at IUP ends early after surpassing its goal

IUP President Michael Driscoll characterized the drive as furthering university aspirations and those of its students. Officials called it the largest campaign in the history of the State System of Higher Education.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 03, 2021

IUP wraps record $81.36M campaign six months ahead of schedule

Imagine Unlimited includes more than $430,000 raised in the last nine months for the Student Assistance Fund, originally the Emergency Response Fund, for students affected by the pandemic.

Pittsburgh Business Times, February 03, 2021

IUP's Imagine Unlimited Campaign shatters fundraising record, raises more than $81 million

Despite a global pandemic, and the financial challenges it created, our alumni and friends never faltered in their support of IUP and our students.

YourErie.com, February 03, 2021

IUP surpasses goal, ends fundraiser early

Donors tell us that IUP helped them to realize their own potential, and that they feel compelled to pay it forward, to provide new opportunities and support to students now and in the future.

The Tribune-Democrat, February 03, 2021

IUP breaks fundraising goal with $81 million

The Imagine Unlimited comprehensive campaign is about imagining everything that IUP can be, positioning our students to be able to change the world,” university President Dr. Michael Driscoll said.

Indiana Gazette, February 03, 2021

“IMAGINE UNLIMITED” FAR EXCEEDS GOAL AT IUP

Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna, IUP's Vice President of University Advancement, says the campaign has already directly supported more than 7,700 students through scholarships, many of which are renewable.

wccsradio.com, February 03, 2021

White appointed to IUP Council of Trustees

IUP is an even better institution because of her membership on the council, and I look forward to working with her.

Indiana Gazette, February 03, 2021

PA SENATE CONFIRMS NEW IUP COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEMBER

White said her time at S&T Bank, and also being a resident of Indiana and a parent will help her in her new position with IUP's Council of Trustees.

wccsradio.com, February 02, 2021

History pitches challenges as experts, activists express hopes for Joe Biden's time in White House

His [Biden] entire professional life has been in public service. He is probably among the most well-trained presidents we've ever had.

Trib Live, January 23, 2021

Painting his way from “Brownsville to Braddock”

An alumnus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Art Education, Ron Donoughe first followed the path of many artists: teaching, working in museums, and doing graphic design work. But he only found satisfaction when he began painting western Pennsylvania full-time.

Keystone Edge, January 14, 2021

Top Tech Students Find Future at Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center

I learned how the various codes work at NAVSUP BSC and how they help support the Navy and its mission to protect our country,” said Jacob Neulight, orientation participant and student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Mirage News, January 12, 2021

Carnegie Museum researchers find 1st dinosaur atop nest with unhatched babies

The primary authors are Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor Shundong Bi (who is also a research associate at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History) and Xing Xu, a paleontologist at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing.

Trib Live, January 11, 2021

Unique dinosaur find researched by Carnegie Museum paleontologists

About 10 years after the dig, paleontologist Xing Xu of a Beijing scientific institute requested the research assistance of Shundong Bi, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and research associate at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 12, 2021

Carnegie Museums Researchers Take Part In Unique Dinosaur Fossil Find

The paper's lead authors were Beijing-based paleontologist Xing Xu, and Shundong Bi, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Carnegie Museum research associate.

WESA Pittsburgh's NPR News Station, January 11, 2021

Researchers have preserved a dinosaur sitting atop a nest of its own eggs

A multinational team of researchers, on from IUP, has announced a first for the world of paleontology: A dinosaur preserved sitting atop a nest of its own eggs that include fossilized babies inside.

WPXI-TV, January 11, 2021

‘The Rarest Of The Rare': Carnegie Museum Researchers Assist In Amazing Discovery Of Dinosaur Sitting On Nest Of Fossilized Babies

Researchers from IUP and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History say they have helped uncovered the world's first dinosaur remains sitting on a nest of eggs with fossilized babies.

KDKA - CBS Pittsburgh, January 11, 2021

World-First Fossil Shows Oviraptor Incubating Its Eggs Like A Bird When It Died

It is the first time that an adult has been found atop embryo-bearing eggs." Shundong Bi said. IUP Biology professor authors research revealing major discovery in dinosaur behavior.

IFL Science, January 07, 2021