2021

October

Film Screening: "Two Spirits"

The Native American Awareness Council and the Queer Conversations Workshop Series will co-host a free film screening of "Two Spirits," followed by a discussion facilitated by special guest, Carrie House.

A Discussion with Ijeoma Oluo

Join others in the IUP community for a viewing party and virtual discussion with Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race. This is a PASSHE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pre-Summit event.

September

Reflecting on Afghanistan Panel Discussion

The Social Equity and Title IX Office invites members of the IUP community to reflect on the history and politics of Afghanistan through an upcoming panel discussion. This event is open to all members of the IUP community, and participants can attend in person or via Zoom.

April

Information about Tonight's Event, A Student Conversation: The Chauvin Trial

Elise Glenn, chief Diversity and Inclusion officer/Title IX coordinator and Thomas Segar, vice president for Student Affairs, share a message to students about resources and a student-led discussion held Tuesday, April 20, after the announcement of the verdict in the Chauvin trial.

A Message to Students: Support, Events, and Discussion Regarding the Chauvin Trial

Information about support resources that may be helpful to you if you are experiencing anxiety over the television coverage, viewing the video of George Floyd’s death, or the impending verdict.

Social Equity and Title IX Newsletter Now Available, April 16

The April 16, 2021 issue of the Social Equity and Title IX  Newsletter highlights information about the Cejka Foundation gift, in support of diversity and inclusion efforts, and notable programming and events offered by many campus partners this semester.

Intersectionality Mini-conference Helps Break Down Barriers

Students share their thoughts on intersectionality as they look ahead to the “Intersectionality Works: Allyship, Coalition, Solidarity" mini-conference Friday featuring Melinda Quinn Brennan. How can we help people struggling for equality and equity? What does intersectionality mean and how can we apply it? Find answers and join the conversation at the mini-conference.

March

Intersectionality Works Mini-conference Set for April 9

A mini-conference, “Intersectionality Works: Allyship, Coalition, Solidarity,” will  be held via Zoom on Friday, April 9, and will feature guest speaker Melinda Quinn Brennan. The event is free and open to all IUP community members.

January

Annual Training for All University-Related Personnel

In compliance with federal and state laws, and the State System’s Board of Governors, Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education will assign all university-related personnel three training courses during the week of February 1–5, 2021. Please be mindful to check your IUP email address for your individualized invitation containing the course access information.

A Message to Students and All IUP Personnel from Your Title IX Coordinator

Elise Glenn, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Title IX coordinator, addresses IUP’s commitment to an educational and work environment free from any form of sexual discrimination or other prohibited sexual misconduct, and discusses reporting obligations, available resources, and support services.

Virtual MLK Celebration Saturday

The Social Equity and Title IX office encourages students and employees to attend a free, online event celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. The Indiana County NAACP’s annual MLK program will take place Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. Preregistration is required.