Program Events

  • Ice Cream Social

    June 5 in the Blue Room in Sutton Hall from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Meet fellow students and faculty researchers from around the college. Practice your elevator speech, and learn what types of research, scholarship, and creative works your friends are doing over the summer.

    Presenter Pizza Lunch Series

    June 9, June 23, and July 14 in the HUB Allegheny and Monongahela Rooms from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Informal gatherings where select student participants will present their research-in-progress. Session will start off with a quick 15-30 minute presentation and then break into delightful discussion (with food!). The variety of subjects and participants will stimulate your thoughts on your field and expose you to new ones, providing exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange.

    Professional Development Events

    June 28 and July 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    There will be opportunities to grow professionally so that you can stand out in future endeavors, such as applying to graduate school or your dream job. Learn what steps you can take now, and practice throughout the summer to enhance your collaborations. A well-polished resume is critical to getting that interview.

    • How to Write a Resume : bring your resume for professional comments and suggestions. Location: IUP Writing Center
    • Essentials of Presentations and Posters : learn to organize and present your research. Location: HSS 217

    Cookout Day Trip

    July 28 at Yellowcreek State Park from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Don’t forget to have fun! Come out to Yellow Creek State Park and relax with fellow students and faculty. Lunch will be provided! Hike, swim, or just hang out and play games with fellow students and faculty.

    Keynote Speaker and Poster Session

    August 10 in the PNC Room of the KCAC from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    This catered event is where you will present your summer research project and discuss all aspects of your summer adventure with fellow students. Build your academic credentials when you share the strides you made in research and listen to what other types of exciting research has been done this summer. Posters will be set up from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the keynote speaker will begin at 2:00 p.m.