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Fall 2010 Six O’Clock Series

  • Just What Did They Originally Intend?
    September 13: An interactive discussion among audience members and U.S. Constitution framers: Ben Franklin, James Madison, Charles Pickney, Alexander Hamilton, John Dickenson, and George Clinton.
    Financial Literacy
    September 20: An AES/PHEAA representative discusses student budget issues such as borrowing, repaying debt, and healthy credit.
    Make a Difference, Not Just a Paycheck
    September 27: Alumni and employers discuss how involvement in campus life and community service helped their marketability in the job market.
    Responding to Violence
    October 4: A panel of local and university professionals discuss issues of violence and ways to build a safe community.
    Out in Rural America
    October 11: Stephen Skinner, Esq. discusses personal and professional insights on gay life in rural America and how his struggle for fairness and equity for all lead to the creation of Fairness West Virginia.
    “Nickel and Dimed”
    October 18: Special Location: Fisher Auditorium. Common Freshman Reader “Nickel and Dimed” author Barbara Ehrenreich shares her experiences “not getting by in America.”
    Building Your Community
    October 25: Dr. Al Condeluci, CEO UPC/CLass and national leader in community issues, discusses community building and shares the mission of “working toward community where each belongs.”
    Social Networking and Advancing Your Career
    November 1: Barry Davis, social networking expert and director of Career Services at LMA Consulting Group, discusses using LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for professional networking.
    Counterinsurgency Operations in Afghanistan
    November 8: This discussion centers on the challenge of counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan, with respect to the challenges provided by Pakistan’s close interaction. IUP alumnus Haider Mullick (’04, M ’07) speaks as guest of the Military Science Department.
    Experiential Learning: National Student Exchange and Alternative Spring Break
    November 15: National Student Exchange and Alternative Spring Break are discussed as opportunities for experiential learning.