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Lamberski Receives 2008 Alumni Society Award for Leadership and Service from PSU
Richard Lamberski, of IUP’s Department of Communications Media, received the 2008 Alumni Society Award for Leadership and Service from Penn State University.
Gido Publishes Chapter in Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century
Gido publishes a chapter in Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century.
Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin Publish Book
Mutchnick, Martin, and Austin publish book.
Ali Presents on “Teaching Trend Analysis of Postsecondary Faculty by Gender”
Parveen Ali presented the paper “Teaching Trend Analysis of Postsecondary Faculty by Gender” at the PA-SSHE Women’s Consortium at Slippery Rock University.
Carranza, Lipsky, and Hamer Present at International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education
Carmy Carranza, Sally Lipsky, and Arden Hamer delivered presentations at the fourth International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Farrington Publishes Creative Writing
Writing by Anthony Farrington appears in many publications.
Grant Proposals Funded for Hanauer
David Hanauer received funding for grant proposals for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Federal Department of Education.
Norris to Serve on Board of PACTE; Presents at NCTE Convention
Linda Norris has been elected to serve a three-year term as SSHE Representative on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators
Savova Edits Volume in TESOL Classroom Practice Series
Lilia Savova edited the new volume Using Textbooks Effectively, part of the TESOL Classroom Practice Series.
Update on Articles, Books, and Chapters by Downing
An update on articles, essays, chapters, books, and papers written by David Downing
Wilson to preside over English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
Cheryl Wilson is president of the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, which will hold its 2008 conference, “Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways,” at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania on October 17–18, 2008.
Moore Coedits Book on Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval, and Post-Medieval Greece
History Professor R. Scott Moore recently coedited Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece: Studies on Method and Meaning in Honor of Timothy E. Gregory.
Dyczewski Receives Ronald Lunardini Mentorship Award
Julene Pinto Dyczewski, assistant director for Residence Life, was awarded the Ronald Lunardini Mentorship Award at the statewide conference of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, October 19-21, 2008, in State College.
Colen and Students Help Rebuild Homes in New Orleans
Yong Colen and two Korean Student Association students participated in a volunteer worktrip to New Orleans (called NOLA V), spending five days last Spring to help rebuild two homes.
Mathematics Professor Publishes in October Issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School
Dr. Brian Sharp’s article “Getting a ‘Bee’ in Math Class” has been published in the Mathematical Explorations section of the October 2008 issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
New Organization for Preservice Teachers of Mathematics Recognized
IUP—Preservice Teachers of Mathematics (IUP—PTM) is now officially recognized as a university organization through the Center for Student Life.
Reilly Discusses “Educational Re-Visions” at International Visual Literacy Association Conference
At the fortieth annual conference of the International Visual Literacy Association in Blacksburg, Va., Edel Reilly presented “Educational Re-Visions: Integrating Visual Literacy Instruction Across the Disciplines.”
“Teachers’ Stories” by Poorman in Nursing Education Perspectives Journal
Susan Poorman published “Teachers’ Stories: How Faculty Help and Hinder Students at Risk” in Nursing Education Perspectives. 
Paquette and Rieg Publish Articles on Music, Drama, and Writing Traits
Recently published articles by Kelli Paquette and Sue Rieg appeared in Early Childhood Education Journal, Journal of Instructional Psychology, and Literacy Research and Instruction.
Belch Named Associate Editor of ACPA Board
Holley Belch was named Associate Editor of the American College Personnel Association’s Books and Media Board.
Hall Elected to Exec Board of PCPA
Linda Hall was elected to the Executive Board for the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association (PCPA) in 2008, serving in the role of faculty liaison.
Lowery Keynote Speaker at PCPA
Dr. John Wesley Lowery delivered the keynote address at the annual PCPA   conference.
Boda-Sutton and Dance-Theater Company Perform in Pittsburgh
Professor Holly Boda-Sutton took the IUP Dance-Theater Company to Pittsburgh where they performed their new work “Furoshiki,” at the invitation of the 2008 Regional Arts and Technology Mini-Conference.