Student Government Association's President and V.P. on WIUP-FM Global Alert News Program

Posted on 9/23/2010 11:14:17 AM

IUP Student Government Association president Bivens and vice president Longacre will be interviewed live on WIUP-FM during the Global Alert news program on Sunday morning, September 26, 2010.

Following technical difficulties that delayed election results, campus officials announced on April 22 that Political Science major David Bivens and Safety Sciences major Andrew Longacre were elected SGA president and vice president, respectively, with 294 votes—about 2 percent of an electorate of roughly 15,000 IUP students.

The appearance of Bivens and Longacre on the award-winning Global Alert show will offer members of the campus community an opportunity to ask questions of the new SGA officers live. The call-in phone line at WIUP-FM studio is 724-357-7971. E-mailed questions also are invited. The e-mail address is

The radio show airs from 11:00 a.m. to noon. An audio recording of the program will be posted the following week on The HawkEye online newspaper website.

For more information, please contact Global Alert faculty adviser and IUP journalism professor David Loomis at 724-357-4411 or at

IUP Journalism Department