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Gary DeLorenzo ’74 received the Ben Bauman Award for Excellence, recognizing faculty excellence and service... 

Amanda Lucidon ’01 is the recipient of the International Award of Excellence, Feature Story, Multi-Media, in the sixty-sixth annual Pictures of the Year International Competition... 

Ralph and Sam Phillips ’91 and the board of the Lora Phillips Foundation Trust have endowed a college scholarship at IUP in memory of Lora Lee Phillips... 

A licensed clinical psychologist specializing in early childhood development issues, Ginger Cillo Martin M’04, D’07 has joined Cognitive Dynamic Therapy Associates... 

For the second year in a row, Karl McCall ’91, Hershey Lodge Beverage Manager, was invited by a panel of judges to participate at the Grand Marnier and Navan Mixology Summit in Vail, Colo... 

Judy Sinick Stormer ’98 was hired as director of Finance at Fiduciary360... 

The law firm of Burns, White & Hickton, LLC, promoted Michelle Agulia Allan ’96 to partner as of Jan. 1, 2009... 

Ryan Miller ’02 and Krista Hughes ’03 are proud to announce that Elisabeth Anne Miller was born on Sunday... 

James Anderson ’72, M’75, executive director of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission, is being honored by Models for Change Pennsylvania... 

Jon Pina ’72, M’78, M’89 contributed a chapter to the new two-volume American Society of Safety Engineers’ The Safety Professionals Handbook... 

David Bluemling ’85, CEO of the Pittsburgh accounting firm of Malin, Bergquist & Co., has been elected to the board of directors of CPAmerica International... 

Adam Fleek ’02, M’03 reports on his daughter’s enjoyment of Homecoming... 

Catch Alison Hughes Lumbatis ’96 in a commercial for Dick’s Sporting Goods and in the film God, Guns and Gold...

Eva Wolfe Allen ’95 and her husband welcomed their third son on March 19… 

Thomas May ’74 has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America... 

Tim Hayes ’82 recently won the national Award of Excellence in Speechwriting... 

Carl Long ’77 completed and installed four watercolor paintings at the corporate offices of Kanabec State Bank... 

Thomas Fiddler ’86 joined White and Williams LLP as partner in the Commercial Litigation Department with the firm’s Philadelphia office... 

At the age of sixty, Barry “Chad” Ruffner ’71 announced his retirement as a member of the semiprofessional Western Pennsylvania Warhawks... 

Michele Bendekovic ’89 became the first director of Recruiting and Professional Development... 

Melissa Catello ’00 joined the firm of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote as an associate in the Pittsburgh office... 

Kenneth Lingenfelter ’03 is doing a residency in orthopedic surgery at Pinnacle Health Systems... 

The Chestnut Ridge School District named its high school gymnasium in honor of Richard Fisher ’64, M’72... 

Former Bristol-Myers Squibb Company vice president and deputy general counsel Linda Sidor Willett ’69 joined Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP the firm as a partner... 

Mark Campi ’95 and his wife, Bridget, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas... 

Dave Wheitner M’06, a life coach based in Pittsburgh, wrote a book that draws on his background in coaching, counseling, and public policy/management... 

April Rudat ’00 received the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award at the Pennsylvania Dietetic Association’s annual meeting... 

Chad Touchberry ’00 received the Dr. Wayne Osness Outstanding Doctoral Student Award from the University of Kansas… 

Rob Levrant ’93, M’99 and his wife, Christi, had a son on November 20, 2007… 

Noelle Staszel Vilella ’02 and Brian Vilella ’00 announce the birth of their son, Breckin Henry… 

Timothy Pulte ’85 was promoted to partner and president in GVA Smith Mack’s Philadelphia suburban office... 

Michael Berzonsky ’63, a psychology professor at SUNY Cortland, received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities... 

Bob Marchesani ’83 has been elected chairman of the North-American Interfraternity Conference... 

John Prosperi M’85 received the Saint Francis University Dr. John Powers Educator of the Year Award... 

Melissa Spynda ’07 is trying to raise $50,000 to support the future of Camp Salvage, a Katrina recovery volunteer camp in Waveland, Mississippi...

Meg Barnett Kelly ’85, Vicki Fleck McGuire ’85, and Cindy Bruno Acton ’85 participated in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York City... 

Megan McCarl Brown ’97 and Todd Brown ’96 are proud to announce the birth of their son... 

Stefan Brodsky ’75 and David Cekovsky ’87 are members of the Brolen Sky Band... 

Stefan Brodsky ’75 and his wife, Roberta, sent this photo of their first grandchild... 

Karl McCall ’91, Hershey Lodge Beverage Manager, was invited to participate at the Grand Marnier and Navan Mixology Summit in Vail, Colo... 

The Pittsburgh premiere of Open Stage’s The Minneola Twins included the talents of some of the IUP family—Jess Kennedy ’02, Jeremy Rolla, and David Maslow 

Tim (’85) and Laura Demyanek (’85) Pulte were invited to the White House for Valentines Day... 

Karen Fisherowski Konnick ’00 received Family Services’ Outstanding Service Award… 

When Tim “Muttz” Whelan ’76 lost his year-and-a-half long battle with cancer, his fraternity brothers wanted to do something to honor his memory. Thus was born the Tim “Muttz” Whelan Memorial Golf Outing... 

Trina Hess M’95, a doctoral candidate Penn State, also performs stand-up comedy and humor workshops with her company, Your Shining Example… 

Rebecca Sterley M’84, advisor advocate in IUP’s Information Technology Services, created cyber artwork to enliven the Suites on Grant… 

Mary Jo Dressel ’82 was one of four Bank of New York Mellon employees chosen to take part in the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange... 

Leslie Begala Bodnarchuk ’79, M’89 and her daughter, Alexandra, spent two weeks volunteering in St. Nicholas Orphanage in Medzilaborce, Slovakia... 

Karen Haupt Merrill ’68 is the Washington Area Education Association 2007 Elementary Art Teacher of the Year... 

Linda Toki ’87, a visual information specialist at the Farm Credit Administration, received the FCA Distinguished Service Award... 

Piper Lilia Bochmann was born on June 1 to Rebecca Iriarte Bochmann ’94... 

Jason Reed ’94 and his wife, So-Kyung, enjoyed the birth of their first son... 

Tim Lambert ’92 received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in electronic journalism for his documentary Flight 93: Five Years Later… 

Donald Reichard ’70, M’72, president of Johnston Community College (N.C.), received the Wachovia President of the Year Award... 

James Candelmo ’84, deputy criminal chief in the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of North Carolina, received the CIA’s Agency Seal Medal for his work as lead prosecutor… 

Elaine Walls Reed ’74, professor of English at Kutztown University, received the 2007 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Award for Excellence in Teaching… 

Larry “Buzz” Wood, Jr. ’90 has been elected to the board of directors of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts... 

Lori Callaway Beneyton ’87 and Gilles Beneyton adopted a son, Edi Joseph, from Guatemala... 

IUP Criminology professor Dennis Giever D’95 presented at the 2007 annual conference of the Asian Association of Police Studies in South Korea... 

Michael Yoder ’96 is the newest member of the litigation support team at Pacific Legal... 

Paul Burnett ’89 received the IUP Men's Basketball Alumni Award... 

The first child for David Jacobs ’98 and his wife, Melissa was born on May 1... 

Danielle Ficco ’95, M’97 is an assistant professor of Political Science and Sociology at Westminster College... 

Daniel Kenneth Younker, the first child for Calvin “Frank” Younker ’87, M’93 and his wife, Marie... 

Haider Mullick ’04 met Senator Barack Obama at the Woodrow Wilson Center… 

IONA: Art Sanctuary is an art center created by Edward Carlos ’59 in Sewanee, Tenn... 

Phillip Skerry D’75 retired from Lakeland Community College, where he began teaching in 1968 when he was twenty-three years old... 

Rita Komara ’72 teaches art to children from kindergarten through eighth grade at St. Michael’s School... 

Lanette Erby ’05 will compete in the Nation’s Triathlon on September 29 to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society... 

Dennis Cramer ’75, M’82 graduated from Purchase College, State University of New York, with a Performance Certificate in Trombone... 

Horse trainer Kristina Dulashaw-Swank ’98 and two riders traveled over 450 miles round trip to show their quarter horses at a four-day national-level horse show in Columbus, Ohio... 

Timothy Mott ’78, M’79, associate provost of Distance Learning at Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, is a newly appointed public member on the DETC Accrediting Commission... 

Joyce Scott-Smith ’71 received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator award at the Pennsylvania Dietetic Association’s annual meeting... 

Emily Torrero ’04 received her M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Saint Vincent College... 

Linda Toki ’87 was part of the team that received three awards from the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area... 

Alumni from the early sixties may remember being more than a tad confused about four female students named Fleming who were all from “town”... 

Lisa Sherry Powers M’91 will become Penn State University’s director of Public Information... 

Anthony Stevenson ’93 will soon be principal for the new Radnor Township (Pa.) middle school... 

Kristen Karolski Lucas ’91 opened Chic 'n Little, an upscale children's boutique in Wisconsin Rapids...

Nationally acclaimed string educator Scott Laird ’86, M’91 was featured at the third IUP String Festival... 

John Rowley ’92 is president of i-RFP, an on-line, profit improvement solution that upgrades law firms’ time-consuming and labor-intensive RFP methods... 

The December, 2006, graduates from IUP at Northpointe received their M.A. degrees in industrial and labor relations... 

Stefan Brodsky ’75 and his wife, Roberta have worked with Colorado state representative Judy Solano during her last two campaigns... 

Kevin Courtright D’95 served as principal investigator of a two-year study that measured the perception of economic impact of and community satisfaction with Pennsylvania state correctional facilities... 

Coast Guard veteran Dirk Boehmer ’94, director of international sales for Bertram Yacht in Miami, sells yachts all over the world... 

Karen Virostek ’80, M’87 received the Outstanding Dietitian Educator award, the highest award bestowed upon a dietitian in Pennsylvania... 

Dan Solla ’73, a pressure point control tactics instructor trainer, started his own law enforcement arrest and control training company... 

Three IUP alumnae, all teachers at Indiana High School in Indiana, Pa., received the Standards of Excellence Award... 

Dan DiCicco ’54 is reportedly enjoying retirement to the fullest with many travels, including one to Houston, where he “entertained” at the rodeo... 

Mel Cochran ’65 took first place in his weight and age bracket at the USAPL Pennsylvania State Powerlifting Championships... 

Now good friends, none of these women knew one another before joining a book club... 

Linda Cervik Hoffman ’84 received the Director of Sales of the Year 2006 award... 

Rose Dill Glenn ’82 is senior vice president of marketing and public relations for Henry Ford Health System... 

Scott Rhoades M’06 is founder and program developer of the Patricia Hilliard Robertson Center for Aviation Medicine at the Indiana Regional Medical Center... 

Angela Blair ’86 was selected as a fellow in the National African-American Women’s Leadership Institute…