Political Science Department Events

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Monday, August 24, 2020

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

When confronted with a hurtful or even offensive remark, it’s tough to know what to do, especially in the heat of the moment.  Ignoring or running from the situation isn’t right, but most of us simply don’t know what to do, and fear that speaking up with only make things worse. During the first three days of this semester, IUP’s chapter of the national Difficult Dialogues program is offering multiple VIRTUAL workshop sessions that will prepare you to handle these situations. Register by August 21.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Public Reading of the Constitution--participate in person!

In-person: Oak Grove, in front of library; Or watch live using links in description

Students, staff, faculty and the community are invited to commemorate Constitution Day--the day when the U.S. Constitution was signed--by publicly reading the U.S. Constitution.  Starting with the Preamble, read by President Driscoll, 100 people will each read a passage through until the last amendment -- the 27th Amendment -- is read.    Participants will receive a pocket Constitution, a "We the People at IUP" t-shirt, and a red, white and blue cookie.

Want to be a reader?

In-person readers:  Just show up anytime between noon and 1 p.m., and you'll be given a passage of the Constitution to read.  While you wait in line, please stand on the chalk marks, which will help us maintain social distancing.

Remote readers:  Zoom in anytime between noon and 1 p.m., and you will be assigned a portion of the Constitution to read, and your voice will be heard in the Oak Grove, in between in-person readers.  Remote reader Zoom link.

Watch remotely:  Or you can watch the entire event live-streamed.

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