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Safety Sciences Career Fair a Success

On October 13, 2016, the IUP Department of Safety Sciences held its annual Career Fair at the Kovalchick Complex. This year’s fair broke a record with 67 companies in attendance, five more than the previous year.

Posted on 11/7/2016 1:48:10 PM

2016’s Rising Stars of Safety

Safety+Health, the official magazine of the National Safety Council, cites three IUP Safety Sciences alumni/students as 2016’s Rising Stars of Safety.

Posted on 11/1/2016 11:29:42 AM

2016 Safety Sciences Professional Development Conference

The 2016 American Society of Safety Engineers Western Pennsylvania Professional Development Conference is on Tuesday, November 1, at Slippery Rock University.

Posted on 9/7/2016 2:15:57 PM

Student Helps to Improve Safety Practices at Tesla

Tyler Campbell, a senior at IUP majoring in Safety Health and Environmental Applied Sciences, spent the summer of 2016 as an intern for Tesla, the cutting-edge car manufacturer. Working with Tesla’s safety engineers, Campbell helped Tesla improve its safety practices for workers in many different departments.

Posted on 8/10/2016 3:41:28 PM

2016 Safety Sciences Career Fair

The Department of Safety Sciences will hold its annual Career Fair on Thursday, October 13, and Friday, October 14, 2016. The fair will take place at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC).

Posted on 7/11/2016 10:53:57 AM

Alumni Event at ASSE Conference in Atlanta

The Safety Sciences Department will host an alumni event at the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Professional Development Conference and Exposition in Atlanta, Ga. on June 27, 2016.

Posted on 6/16/2016 9:22:21 AM

Schaal Presents Dissertation on Links of Heavy Metal Exposure to Hearing Loss

Lt. Nicholas "Cody" Schaal, IUP Safety doctoral graduate, presented his dissertation research at the U.S. Army Madigan Medical Center’s Research Day. His study revealed links of heavy metal exposure to hearing loss in U.S. Navy personnel at Bremerton Naval Shipyard.

Posted on 5/17/2016 10:00:07 AM

Shultz Receives AIHA Scholarship

The Department of Safety Sciences would like to congratulate Christopher Shultz for receiving the Rick and Carol Fulweiler Scholarship, through the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation.

Posted on 4/22/2016 9:23:18 AM

Safety Sciences Alumni Event in Atlanta

IUP Safety Sciences will once again host an alumni event at the American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference in Atlanta, Ga. on Monday, June 27, 2016.

Posted on 4/1/2016 10:38:09 AM

2016 ASSE Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to seven members of the Safety Sciences Department on winning over $44,000 in scholarships from the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation.

Posted on 4/1/2016 10:28:52 AM

Safety Sciences’ First PhD Graduate

The first Safety Sciences doctoral candidate, Nicholas “Cody” Schaal, successfully defended his dissertation, titled “Effect of Heavy Metal Exposures on Hearing Loss Among Shipyard Personnel,” on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2016.

Posted on 3/31/2016 9:37:10 AM

Cekada Wins Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator

Congratulations to Tracey Cekada, associate professor in the Department of Safety Sciences, for winning the Dr. William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator Award.

Posted on 3/22/2016 9:15:41 AM

First IUP Safety Sciences Dissertation Defense

Nicholas Schaal will defend his dissertation, “Effect of Heavy Metal Exposures on Hearing Loss Among Shipyard Personnel,” on Thursday, March 17, 2016. This event is open to the public.

Posted on 3/8/2016 11:17:06 AM

Paschold Publishes on Vibration Dangers in Garbage Collection

Helmut Paschold, PhD, CIH, CSP, published an article on vibration dangers in garbage collection in the Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology. Paschold has been investigating whole-body vibration for almost a decade.

Posted on 1/20/2016 11:23:53 AM

Register for Third Annual Western PA Joint Professional Development Conference

Please join us for the third annual Western PA Joint Professional Development Conference on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The event will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel, located at 101 Mall Blvd., Monroeville, Pa. Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. with closing remarks at 3:30 p.m. The conference is open to the

Posted on 9/18/2015 3:19:56 PM

Safety/Industrial Hygiene Loss Control Consultant Opening

Posted on 9/3/2015 2:36:21 PM

2015 Safety Sciences Career Fair Scheduled For October

IUP Safety Sciences will host the 10th annual Career Fair on Thursday, October 8. The fair will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC), located at 711 Pratt Drive. Interviews may be conducted the evening of October 8 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:

Posted on 8/31/2015 10:14:19 AM

2015 Safety Sciences Career Fair

Posted on 6/15/2015 11:56:03 AM

Wachter Receives 2014 Critics’ Choice Award

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the Publications Committee are pleased to announce that Jan Wachter’s book, Ethics for the Safety and Health Professional: Approaches and Case Studies , has been selected as the “2014 Critics’ Choice.” A panel of Publications Committee judges evaluated all of th

Posted on 4/30/2015 11:11:48 AM

Safety Sciences Alumni Gathering at ASSE Safety 2015

Posted on 4/10/2015 9:01:28 AM

Paschold Presents on “Activity Based Learning”

Helmut Paschold, CIH, CSP, assistant professor in the Department of Safety Sciences , presented “Activity Based Learning” at the Ohio Safety Congress 2015 in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. 

Posted on 4/10/2015 8:50:38 AM

Outstanding Student Section Award Received From American Society of Safety Engineers

The student section of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) at IUP won the society’s 2013–14 Outstanding Student Section Award. Students were measured on their professional development activities, research work, and work in the community and on campus. As the winner of this highly competitive national com

Posted on 11/7/2014 3:13:27 PM

Safety Sciences Department Receives PPG Grant

The Department of Safety Sciences would like to thank PPG Industries and the PPG Foundation for a $4,000 grant which will be used towards the purchase of additional equipment to improve the student’s hands-on training to assess chemical, dust, or noise exposures. Thanks again for your generous donation and your co

Posted on 10/16/2014 9:50:54 AM

Spring Manufacturers Institute Names Helmrich-Rhodes New Regulatory Compliance Consultant

Hap Porter, president of the Spring Manufacturers Institute (SMI), announced the appointment of Laura Helmrich-Rhodes, Department of Safety Sciences , as SMI’s new regulatory compliance consultant. Helmrich-Rhodes takes over for Jim Wood, who announced his retirement earlier this year.  See additional inform

Posted on 9/25/2014 1:35:08 PM

2014 ASSE Safety Conference Registration

On Thursday, October 16, 2014, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Western Pennsylvania Joint Professional Development Conference will be held at IUP. The safety conference will be held at the Kovalchick Conference and Athletic Complex, located at 711 Pratt Drive, Indiana, PA  15705. CEU points will be availab

Posted on 9/2/2014 3:11:31 PM

IUP American Society of Safety Engineers Student Section Wins Award

The IUP Student Section of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) won the 2013–2014 ASSE Outstanding Student Section Award. The award was received at the ASSE Professional Development Conference in Orlando, Fla., in June. Elliott Laratonda, treasurer of the IUP American Society of Safety Engineers S

Posted on 7/9/2014 3:58:03 PM

Safety Sciences Career Fair, October 2, 2014

There is still time to register for the IUP Safety Sciences Career Fair on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The fair will be held from 1:00–4:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC), located at 711 Pratt Drive, Indiana, Pa. Interviews may be conducted the evening of October 2 from 6:00 to 9:

Posted on 7/8/2014 9:42:31 AM

Wachter Writes Ethics Book for Safety and Health Professionals

The American Industrial Hygiene Association has published an ethics book by Jan Wacther, CIH, CSP, titled Ethics for the Safety and Health Professional: Approaches and Case Studies. There has been relatively little written about the ethical dilemmas and challenges that safety and health professionals face. There h

Posted on 7/3/2014 9:32:18 AM

IUP Alumni Present at Safety Professional Development Conference

Posted on 6/17/2014 11:36:45 AM

Alcoa Campus Partnership’s 2014 Accident Investigation Competition Winners

The IUP Safety Sciences Department congratulates Caroline Billon, Jake Reynolds, and Elliot Laratonda as the 2014 winners of the Alcoa Campus Partnership Accident Investigation Competition.  All three students (back row of photo) recently completed their junior year in the Safety, Health, and Environmental Appl

Posted on 5/29/2014 2:21:42 PM

Safety Sciences Alumni Gathering in Orlando

We hope you can join us for a Safety Sciences Alumni Gathering to be held at the Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, Fla. The event will take place on Monday, June 9, 2014, from 5:00–7:30 p.m. Stop by to connect or reconnect with past graduates and faculty. There will be food, a cash bar, and giveaways.

Posted on 5/16/2014 3:08:15 PM

ASSE Outstanding Student Section Award for IUP

The student section of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) at IUP was selected as the recipient of the 2013–2014 Mine Safety Appliances Outstanding Student Section Award.  The student section was selected based on the level of professional development activities that the group conducted over the course

Posted on 4/30/2014 11:44:34 AM

American Society of Safety Engineers Scholarship Recipients for 2014

Congratulations to the following students on receiving scholarships from the American Society of Safety Engineers for 2014: (from left) Ryan Grant, Philip Trout, and Elliot Laratonda. Absent from photo: Jeffrey Fyock, Aaron Sulava, Nicole Laskoski, and Fred Straub. Department of Safety Sciences

Posted on 4/30/2014 11:14:29 AM

Safety Sciences MS Student to Chair Committee

Posted on 4/1/2014 9:18:28 AM

Safety Sciences Career Fair: Save the Date

Posted on 2/6/2014 10:37:57 AM

Wachter Publishes on “The Ethics of Admitting Mistakes”

Posted on 1/8/2014 9:31:14 AM

Alumnus Kozub Honored by National Safety Council

Jeff Kozub (’99), environmental health and safety expertise manager of the Personal Safety Expertise Center, has been selected as a National Safety Council (NSC) 2013 Rising Star. The NSC Rising Stars of Safety Award, presented by DuPont, showcases up-and-coming safety professionals younger than 40 who have a track

Posted on 1/8/2014 9:10:36 AM

Nationwide Safety Stand Down for Oil and Gas Day

Posted on 11/12/2013 9:00:21 AM

Helmrich-Rhodes Discusses Safety Culture at Marcellus Shale Conference

Posted on 10/4/2013 10:47:30 AM

Western Pennsylvania Professional Development Conference

Posted on 10/3/2013 10:46:24 AM

Airline Hydraulics Provides Safeguarding Simulator to IUP Safety Sciences Program

A Bensalem, Pa., company has provided the Safety Sciences Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania a simulator that will help students better understand industrial safeguarding hazards. Airline Hydraulics Corporation custom manufactures the machine safeguarding simulator. Acc

Posted on 8/13/2013 6:13:40 PM

First Safety Sciences Ph.D. Cohort

Posted on 7/24/2013 10:57:20 AM

Alcoa Campus Partnership’s 2013 Accident Investigation Competition Winners

The IUP Safety Sciences Department congratulates Steven Wilhide, Leo Harkleroad, and Taru Ford as the 2013 winners of the Alcoa Campus Partnership Accident Investigation Competition. Four undergraduate student teams from the IUP Safety Sciences Department (selected from a number of teams wishing to participa

Posted on 5/8/2013 1:58:45 PM

Cekada Wins American Society of Safety Engineers Award

Congratulations go out to Tracey Cekada, associate professor in Safety Sciences , for receiving second place in the American Society of Safety Engineers’ annual Professional Paper Award competition. Cekada’s article on training a multigenerational workforce was published in the March 2012 issue of Professional Sa

Posted on 3/19/2013 3:10:24 PM

Alumni Event at Safety 2013 in Las Vegas

We would love to get together with our Safety Sciences alumni who will be attending Safety 2013 in Las Vegas this June. This year we will meet on Tuesday, June 25, at 5:00 p.m. Our meeting spot will be the Queen Victoria Pub, located inside the Riviera Hotel at 2901 Las Vegas Boulevard S. (close to the Convention Cent

Posted on 3/12/2013 3:01:50 PM

Alcoa Campus Partnership’s 2012–2013 Scholarship Winners

The IUP Safety Sciences Department congratulates the winners of the 2012–2013 Alcoa Partnership Scholarships in the following categories: Group 1: Scholarship for diverse (under-represented people of color and women) freshman Safety Sscience students. The recipient is Saif Shareef ($2,000). Group 2: Schol

Posted on 3/5/2013 9:08:15 AM

Safety Sciences 2013 Career Fair, October 10

The Department of Safety Sciences will host its annual Career Fair on Thursday, October 10, 2013. The fair will be held from 1:00–4:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC), located at 711 Pratt Drive, Indiana, Pa. Interviews may be conducted the evening of the 10th from 6:00–9:00 p.m., and

Posted on 9/4/2012 1:29:15 PM

OSHA Consultant Position Available

There is currently an opening for an OSHA Consultant within the Safety Sciences Department . Click here for more information about this temporary, full-time position to begin on July, 1, 2012.

Posted on 6/6/2012 2:01:44 PM

Winners of Alcoa Campus Partnership’s 2012 Accident Investigation Competition

The IUP Safety Sciences Department congratulates Nick Ali and Charles Rosier as the 2012 winners of the Alcoa Campus Partnership Accident Investigation Competition. Three undergraduate student teams from IUP’s Safety Sciences Department (selected from a number of teams wishing to participate in the competition) w

Posted on 5/7/2012 2:50:38 PM

Fatality Prevention Forum 2012

IUP Safety Sciences, in conjunction with the Alcoa Foundation, will host the second Fatality Prevention Forum on October 29–30, 2012. The forum will take place at the Embassy Suites, located at 550 Cherrington Pkwy, Coraopolis, Pa. Additional information regarding the forum will be added in the coming months. Pleas

Posted on 3/27/2012 3:33:33 PM

Major Changes to Safety Sciences B.S. Program

On January 24, 2012, the IUP University Senate approved a program change to the Safety Sciences Department’s B.S. undergraduate program. Beginning in the Fall 2012 semester, the Safety Sciences Department will offer a B.S. in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences, rather than a B.S. degree in Safety Scien

Posted on 3/26/2012 2:29:08 PM

Minnick Successfully Defends Her Ph.D. in Administration and Leadership Studies

Wanda Minnick successfully defended her Ph.D. in Administration and Leadership Studies through the Department of Sociology on March 19, 2012. Christopher Janicak, professor in the Safety Sciences Department, served as Minnick's dissertation advisor. Minnick should be congratulated for her hard work and dedica

Posted on 3/19/2012 2:05:10 PM

Wachter Receives Professional Paper Award for Ethics Article

Jan Wachter, associate professor in the Safety Sciences Department , received second-place honors in the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) annual Professional Paper Awards with his article, “Ethics: The Absurd Yet Preferred Approach to Safety Management.” Wachter will receive his award and honorarium at

Posted on 3/13/2012 10:13:29 AM

Safety Sciences Alumni Professional Development Conference Event

This year, the Department of Safety Sciences will not be hosting a formal alumni event at the American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference in Denver, Colo. However, we would still like our alumni to gather at the Pi Kitchen and Bar located inside the Hilton Garden Inn at 1400 Welton Str

Posted on 2/29/2012 2:47:08 PM

Cekada Honored for “Making a Difference”

Congratulations go out to Tracey Cekada, Department of Safety Sciences , on being named one of the 100 Women Making a Difference in the Safety, Health, and Environmental Profession  in November 2011. The distinction was received from Women in Safety Engineering , a common interest group of the American Society o

Posted on 2/9/2012 8:09:01 AM

Safety Sciences Shirts and Hats for Sale

The American Society of Safety Engineers is once again going to place an order for Safety Sciences t-shirts, hoodies, and camo hats. The prices are as follows: T-shirt: $10 Hoodie: $30 Camo Hat: $15 If you do not attend classes on campus, you are still able to order; however, you will need to addd

Posted on 2/3/2012 9:56:33 AM

Fatality Prevention Forum, October 29–30, 2012

The Department of Safety Sciences , in collaboration with the Alcoa Foundation and other sponsors, will host a Fatality Prevention Forum on October 29–30, 2012. The forum will be held at the Embassy Suites, located on Cherrrington Parkway near the Pittsburgh Airport. A registration form and additional informati

Posted on 1/18/2012 10:47:24 AM

Alcoa Campus Partnership Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Safety Sciences students who have been recently awarded Alcoa Campus Partnership scholarships. The winners in the various categories are: Group 1 Scholarship for diverse (under-represented people of color and women) incoming freshman Safety Sciences students: Christie DeVito ($5

Posted on 11/2/2011 2:23:45 PM

Ph.D. in Safety Sciences Degree Program Approved

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors approved IUP’s Doctor of Philosophy in Safety Sciences program on October 6, 2011. The program, which will begin in Summer 2013, will consist of 42 credit hours of online and summer courses and the culminating dissertation. Detailed program in

Posted on 10/6/2011 11:14:16 AM

2011 Safety Sciences Career Fair

It’s not too late to register for the 2011 Safety Sciences Career Fair!!! Employers, please join us on October 6 and 7, 2011, for our sixth annual fair at the Rustic Lodge in Indiana, Pa. The fair will be on Thursday, October 6, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., followed by a dinner for the recruiters. Interviews can begi

Posted on 6/28/2011 10:53:29 AM

IUP Safety Sciences Alumni Reunion in Chicago

Professor Emeritus Robert McClay will host an IUP Safety Sciences alumni reunion on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Professional Development Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The reception will be in the Columbus Rooms E-F of the Hyatt Regency Hotel from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Hyatt Regency Hotel is located at East Wa

Posted on 6/7/2011 11:52:54 AM

Wachter Publishes on Ethics and Safety Management

The Safety Sciences Department would like to congratulate Dr. Jan Wachter for having his article “Ethics: The Absurd Yet Preferred Approach to Safety Management” published in the June 2011 edition of Professional Safety . Dr. Wachter, CSP, CIH, CHMM, CQE, CRE, is an associate professor in the Safety Sciences Dep

Posted on 6/6/2011 11:27:35 AM

Student Teams Win Alcoa Campus Partnership Accident Investigation Competition

As part of the Alcoa Campus Partnership Grant, a competition was held among teams of IUP’s Safety Sciences students, who performed an accident investigation analysis of a hypothetical tripping accident that occurred at a manufacturing facility. As part of this competition, students reviewed preliminary accident inf

Posted on 5/24/2011 9:59:44 AM

Samuel Gualardo Receives ASSE Fellow Honor

Mr. Samuel Gualardo (B.S. ’80) and current Director of the OSHA Consultation Program was recently awarded the ASSE Fellow Honor. The Fellow Honor is the Society’s most prestigious honor, recognizing a lifetime of commitment to worker safety and health. Each Fellow recipient has had a wealth of unique personal and

Posted on 4/13/2011 3:36:36 PM

Students Win American Society of Safety Engineers Scholarships

The Safety Sciences Department would like to congratulate the following five students for receiving American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Scholarships: Wade Baily: America Responds Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) Jamie Shockey: Liberty Mutual Scholarship ($4,500) Molly Dunn: Liberty Mutual Scholarshi

Posted on 4/6/2011 3:32:57 PM

Congratulations to Alumnus Greg Palchak

The Safety Sciences Department would like to congratulate Greg Palchak ’73 on his April 1, 2011, retirement from PPG Industries. For the past thirty-seven years, Greg has worked in or for every PPG business, and he is seen as an EHS stalwart by thousands of people around the world. Greg was also a valuable mem

Posted on 3/1/2011 8:34:23 AM

Safety Sciences Program Awarded Human Performance Grant

Dr. Jan K. Wachter, of IUP’s Safety Sciences program, has been awarded a $99,000 one-year grant by the Alcoa Foundation to investigate worker engagement tools and models for improving human performance in the workplace. Human performance improvement is an approach that can be used to anticipate and minimize human

Posted on 1/5/2011 1:54:46 PM

Safety Sciences 2010 Annual Career Fair

IUP’s Department of Safety Sciences will host its annual Career Fair on Thursday, September 30, 2010. The fair will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Rustic Lodge, located at 2199 Oakland Avenue, Indiana, Pa. Interviews will be conducted from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2010. The Safety Scien

Posted on 8/19/2010 10:35:47 AM

DuPont Makes Donation to Safety Sciences

The Safety Sciences Department would like to thank DuPont for the generous donation of combustible gas indicators. Donations such as this continue to improve the quality of our labs, allowing students to get the hands-on experience they need to become confident, qualified professionals. Pictured here are Dr. Lon

Posted on 7/19/2010 1:38:13 PM

Safety Sciences Wins Contract with Defense Safety Oversight Council Joint Working Group

Posted on 6/16/2010 1:48:48 PM

Safety Sciences Students Win National Award

Posted on 5/21/2010 11:16:26 AM

Safety Sciences Commencement Ceremony 2010

Posted on 5/17/2010 1:47:57 PM

Safety Sciences Résumé Board

Posted on 4/19/2010 3:39:43 PM

Professor Emeritus McClay Elected to American Society of Safety Engineers Board

Posted on 4/16/2010 8:38:54 AM

Alumni Reception at American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference

Posted on 3/11/2010 9:40:40 AM

Changes to the Safety Sciences Job Opportunity Page

Posted on 3/11/2010 9:26:37 AM

Safety Sciences and Nursing Respond to Haitian Earthquake Victims

Posted on 2/19/2010 3:00:23 PM

Erma Byrd Scholarship Opportunity

Posted on 2/8/2010 8:43:44 AM

Conference on “Today’s Safety Professional”

The need for Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) professionals in today’s workplaces continues to rise. In today’s economy however, more and more companies are insisting on being able to quantify clear roles and benefits for hiring EH&S staff and for supporting the programs they develop and implement. Th

Posted on 1/28/2010 10:49:45 AM

Safety Sciences Faculty Position: Assistant Professor

The Department of Safety Sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for one full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank beginning August 2010 or January 2011.

Posted on 12/21/2009 2:44:22 PM

Rho Sigma Kappa Induction 2009

On Sunday, December 6, 2009, twenty-two undergraduate and fifteen graduate students were inducted into the Safety Sciences honor society, Rho Sigma Kappa (RSK). The event was held in the Susquehanna Room of the HUB and was attended by inductees and their families. Mr. Eric Nelson was the guest speaker. Eligibili

Posted on 12/9/2009 9:41:46 AM

Safety Sciences Receives Alcoa Partnership Grant

On November 18, 2009, Safety Sciences Chairperson Dr. Lon Ferguson and Dr. Tracey Cekada, assistant professor, received recognition for the Alcoa Partnership Grant from Alcoa’s Corporate Health and Safety director, Mr. Jeff Shockey, and Alcoa’s EHS training manager, Ms. Jamie Mackay. President Tony Atwater also att

Posted on 11/19/2009 2:36:55 PM

Safety Sciences Scholarship Recipients, Fall 2009

Two Safety Sciences students were recently awarded scholarships: Jessica Bothell received the Jerry Esposito/Citizens’ Ambulance Scholarship, while Tessa Minnick received the Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council Annual Scholarship Award. The department would like to congratulate both of these deserving young

Posted on 10/26/2009 2:26:52 PM

Safety Sciences Career Fair 2009

There is still time to register your organization for the Safety Sciences Career Fair. This year the fair is being held on Thursday, October 1, 2009, at the Rustic Lodge at 2199 Oakland Avenue. The interviews scheduled for Friday, October 2, 2009, will be held in the Hadley Union Building (HUB). The list of compa

Posted on 9/3/2009 8:34:17 AM

Women in Safety Conference

The IUP student chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers and the Western Pennsylvania chapter of ASSE will hold a Women in Safety Conference in March 2010. The keynote speaker will be a woman who is a leader in the safety field. There will also be breakout sessions with an array of topics that impact women a

Posted on 8/6/2009 11:30:22 AM

Safety Sciences Holds Commencement Ceremony

The Safety Sciences Department held their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2009, in the Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building. This year's graduating class consisted of forty-three undergraduate and twenty graduate students. The room was filled to capacity with family and friends who have loved, suppor

Posted on 6/8/2009 2:15:55 PM

Attention Recruiters of Safety Sciences Graduates

We are always interested in having new companies/recruiters attend the Safety Sciences Career Fair. If your company has not been represented in the past and is interested in attending, it's not too late. Please contact Jolene Campbell at 724-357-3017 or jolenec@iup.edu for an information packet. Approximately 1

Posted on 6/5/2009 10:46:59 AM

ASSE Chapter Awarded Volunteer Service Award

Congratulations to the IUP American Society of Safety Engineers Student Chapter on being awarded the 2008–2009 Volunteer Service of the Year Outstanding Organization Award. This award recognizes the volunteer spirit demonstrated by IUP Safety Sciences students who give their time and talents toward the betterment

Posted on 5/26/2009 11:27:24 AM

Cekada Named Outstanding Teacher in College of Health and Human Services

Dr. Tracey Cekada was named Outstanding Teacher for the College of Health and Human Services  on April 28, 2009, at a breakfast held at the Rustic Lodge. Dr. Cekada is a very caring professor who is always willing to go the extra mile for her students. In addition to being an excellent teacher, she is also the sp

Posted on 5/20/2009 9:25:07 AM

Career Day at Baggaley Elementary School

Dr. Laura Rhodes, associate professor in the Safety Sciences Department , participated in the sixth grade Career Day event at Baggaley Elementary School. In the photo of Rhodes with several students, you can see the students were especially interested in the personal protective equipment! The students had a l

Posted on 4/24/2009 11:25:41 AM

Safety Sciences Alumni Reception in San Antonio

Attention all Safety Sciences alumni! Please plan to attend the alumni reception at the ASSE PDC in San Antonio, Texas. It will be held on Monday, June 29, 2009, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, in Presidio B. We hope you can be there to connect with former classmates and fellow safety profe

Posted on 4/24/2009 9:01:47 AM

Safety Sciences Students Win Accident Trend Analysis Competition

As part of the Alcoa Partnership Grant, a competition was held which consisted of permorming an accident trend analysis on data and summarizing the results into a PowerPoint presentation.  The presentations were then judged by representatives from Alcoa and Safety Sciences faculty members.  The winning group, cons

Posted on 4/13/2009 12:02:57 PM

2009 ASSE Foundation Scholarship Recipients

The IUP  Safety Sciences Department would like to recognize the following students for receiving 2009 ASSE Foundation Scholarships: CNA Foundation Scholarship: Katie Ferguson David Iden Memorial Safety Scholarship: Amanda Smith Linda and Brad Giles Scholarship: Michele Seger Congratulations girls, k

Posted on 3/26/2009 9:23:44 AM

IUP Safety Grad Earns Fellowship

Matthew Soltis ’83, a graduate of the IUP Safety Sciences Program, has achieved fellowship status in the American Industrial Hygiene Association. This is a substantial accomplishment which very few people achieve. Congratulations Matt, from the faculty and staff in the Safety Sciences Department!

Posted on 3/19/2009 10:53:40 AM

Safety Sciences Commencement Ceremony

The Safety Sciences Department will hold its commencement festivities on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. in the Ohio Room of the Hadley Union Building (HUB). The ceremony will last about an hour, after which time light refreshments will be served in the Susquehannan Room. This event is for students who gradu

Posted on 3/11/2009 2:06:23 PM

The Death of Trustee David Johnson

David L. Johnson, who was instrumental in creating Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Safety Sciences Department and who served the university as a trustee for over twenty-nine years, died Monday, February 23, 2009, in West Chester at the age of seventy-eight. After completing his studies at IUP, Johnson earned

Posted on 3/2/2009 8:30:02 AM

Learn About Career Options at 2009 Safety Sciences Career Fair

This year’s Safety Sciences Career Fair will take place on Thursday, October 1, and Friday, October 2, 2009. The fair on Thursday will be held at the Rustic Lodge, located at 2199 Oakland Avenue. Interviews will be held on Friday, October 2, in the Ohio, Monongahela, Susquehanna, and Allegheny rooms of the Hadley Un

Posted on 2/19/2009 9:44:25 AM

Congratulations to Safety Sciences Scholarship Recipients

The  Department of Safety Sciences  would like to congratulate the following students who received scholarships for the 2009–2010 academic year:  David L. Johnson Family Safety Sciences Award: Christian Buggey Chevron Scholarship: Andrew Glass, Michele Seger, and Dane Mitcheson Alcoa Scholarship: Jos

Posted on 2/19/2009 9:09:46 AM

IUP Safety Sciences Alumni Event in San Antonio

Posted on 2/5/2009 9:54:29 AM

Safety Sciences Graduate Does Emergency and Oil-Spill Response Work for Chevron in Indonesia

Recently, Justin Little M'07 traveled to Indonesia to participate on a two-person team that completed an emergency services and response assessment of Chevron's Kalimantan Operations in Balikpapan. As part of Justin's role with Chevron Global Upstream and Gas, he provides subject matter expertise on emergency manag

Posted on 1/21/2009 9:43:15 AM

Scholarships Available to IUP Safety Sciences Students

Posted on 1/20/2009 2:52:48 PM

WPA ASSE Recognizes IUP Safety Sciences Students

Posted on 1/16/2009 9:50:14 AM

Ferguson Elected to BCSP

The Safety Sciences Department would like to congratulate Dr. Lon Ferguson on being chosen as a Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Director. Dr. Ferguson was appointed in January 2009 and will serve a three-year term. For his first year of service, Dr. Ferguson will be serving on the examination and prof

Posted on 1/14/2009 8:39:27 AM

Andrew Glass Earns Scholarship

Posted on 11/19/2008 9:34:10 AM

Companies Attending the Safety Sciences Career Fair

Companies attending the Safety Sciences Career Fair are listed

Posted on 9/9/2008 3:32:03 PM

Ferguson and Janicak Contribute to Book for Safety and Health Professionals

Dr. Lon Ferguson and Dr. Christopher Janicak from IUP’s Safety Sciences Department each contributed a chapter to the new two-volume American Society of Safety Engineers The Safety Professionals Handbook . The Safety Professional Handbook features seventy-nine chapters on topics that include management of safet

Posted on 9/4/2008 1:18:21 PM

Safety Sciences Career Fair

Posted on 7/16/2008 7:40:47 AM

Alumnus Makes Donation to Safety Sciences

IUP alumnus Mr. Ken Trimber (’74) has won the 2008 Rochelle Crew award.  This award is given by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) in honor and memory of Crew, a former member of the committee and instructor for several years of construction safety PDCs. As part of his award, Ken has donated a copy of

Posted on 6/30/2008 9:12:34 AM

Safety Sciences Students Receive Scholarships at National Conference

Congratulations to Katie Ferguson and Amanda Smith for receiving the David Iden Memorial Safety Scholarship, sponsored by the UPS Foundation. The students received their awards at the American Society of Safety Engineers Safety 2008 Conference in Las Vegas. A big thank you goes out to everyone who attended the Sa

Posted on 6/26/2008 8:56:04 AM

Congratulations to 2008 Safety Sciences Graduates

Posted on 5/13/2008 2:50:09 PM

SAFETY 2008 This June in Las Vegas

Posted on 5/1/2008 2:32:28 PM

Safety Sciences Alumnus Receives Safety Professional of the Year Award

Posted on 4/9/2008 3:59:56 PM

Donation Received from PPG Industries Foundation

Posted on 3/19/2008 2:30:11 PM

IUP Safety Sciences Graduate Recognized by BCSP

Posted on 3/5/2008 4:26:33 PM

Many Thanks to General Motors

Posted on 2/27/2008 11:37:02 AM

SAFETY 2008 in Las Vegas

Posted on 2/26/2008 4:07:03 PM

Thank You to Chevron

Posted on 1/24/2008 1:20:02 PM

Alcoa/IUP Fatality Prevention Forum

Posted on 1/24/2008 1:07:58 PM

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