Friday, February 28, 2020

Black Business Expo

Folger Hall

In celebration of Black History Month and to support black-owned businesses, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is hosting a Black Business Expo to showcase black-owned businesses on campus and throughout the surrounding communities.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

The event will take place on Saturday, February 29 in Folger Hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. The purpose of this conference is to help student leaders develop an understanding of their leadership abilities and how their role as a leader impacts campus and societal structures; displaying the multifaceted aspects of leadership both internally and externally.

Conversation will benefit all students regardless of class standing and academic program. All are welcome and encouraged to join us!

This flexible conference presents opportunities for networking and brainstorming through round table discussions, team building activities, and opportunities for deep dialogue. Come prepared for a unique conference experience, unlike others you've attended before!

*If you are an advisor registering a group of students, please contact Emily Ostrowski at for the group registration process.

FSTS 2020 agenda:
12:45-1:15 - Mingle & Check-In
1:15-1:30 - Welcome, Rundown of Day, Ice Breaker
1:30-2:00 - Keynote by Dr. Tom Segar
2:00-3:50 - Table Discussions and Team Building
3:50-4:30 Closing Action Steps

Key Topic Questions:
What is Diversity and what does it mean to be inclusive?
What do you bring to the table? Who are You?
What do others bring to the table? What systems are in place to enable inclusion and present barriers to inclusion?
What are some ways you can influence your sphere?

Monday, March 2, 2020

A panel of local official and Census representatives will discuss how the 2020 Census will impact students and the community. They will present an overview of the Census, how numbers impact representation in legislature and distribution of funding, the Indiana County 2020 Complete Count Committee, and why students need to be counted at their school address. The panel will advise students on the various ways students can self-respond.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the need for mindfulness when leading others, develop strategies to unwind after leading, and understand one's own needs regarding mindfulness and self-care.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will hear from international students regarding their experience with leadership from their perspective and their own cultural influences.

Queer Conversations: Binding, Packing & Passing

111 Elkin Hall

Addressing gender expression and various ways that the LGBTQIA community chooses to represent their identities.

Monday, March 16, 2020

“Escalation” Film by OneLove Foundation

HUB Ohio Room

Love is sweet...until it isn’t. “Escalation” is a film that honestly and compellingly tells the story of an abusive relationship—from its sweet beginnings to the tragic end. The authentic depiction of unhealthy behavior escalating into violence helps you understand and recognize the early signs of relationship abuse. After, you can take away information on how to have a healthy relationship and how to safely get out of an abusive one.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Queer Conversations: Day of Silence

111 Elkin Hall

Honoring those in the LGBTQIA community who have suffered hate for their identity and spreading awareness about the effects of bullying and harassment. 

Monday, March 23, 2020

Medicare for All

HUB Ohio Room

With the upcoming presidential elections, there has been a lot of information and disinformation about healthcare and various plans. This program will provide a comprehensive overview of the idea of “Medicare for all” and its potential benefits.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Queer Conversations: Transgender Day of Visibility

111 Elkin Hall

Celebrating the transgender community and its contributions while raising awareness of the discrimination that transgender people face in their daily lives.