Monday, February 10, 2020

Business Attire Fashion Show

HUB Ohio Room

Are you getting ready to interview for an intership or full-time job? Or maybe you are thinking about attending a networking event? Still not sure what business casual really means? Whatever the occasion or event might be, understanding professional attire and how to present yourself is key to making a great first impression! Join us and JCPenney as we demonstrate what to wear and what not to wear in these professional settings.

Movie Mondays featuring Queen and Slim

Elkin Hall Great Room

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out's Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith, in her first starring feature-film role), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction.  The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will identify different types of communication, learn to listen attentively, and examine communication strategies for effective leaders.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

“Work or be Deported” Lunch & Learn

Elkin Hall Great Room

IUP’s Erin Conlin examines how Florida's agricultural producers and government officials tapped into the Bahamas' black workforce during World War II to support American agricultural goals. Presented by Pan-African Studies. Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

During this week's workshop, students will explore the concepts of social and restorative justice and develop strategies to incorporate social and restorative justice in their approach to leadership.

Queer Conversations: Relationships: Toxic vs. Healthy

111 Elkin Hall

Discussing what defines a healthy relationship and the toxic red flags one should look out for.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Winter Warm-Up


Winter Warm-up is an opportunity to network and connect with student leaders and organizations.  With over 120 organization in attendance, participants have an opportunity to find an organization or community to join, that fits what they need.  If you are unable to attend, please go to Crimsonconnect ( to find active recognized student organizations.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Through rousing live musical performance and integrated video projection, Respect tells the life story of the anointed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Student Leadership Toolkit - Team Building

Elkin Hall

During this week's workshop, students will develop basis team building skills, learn strategies for engaging members, and synthesize skills into practice.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will explore the impact of media on they way individuals approach leadership and develop strategies to effectively communicate individual and community values.

Queer Conversations: HIV & AIDS Awareness

111 Elkin Hall

Increasing awareness about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, care, and treatment in the LGBTQIA community. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The Trivia Master. A Breaking the Barriers Event

Elkin Hall Great Room

Test your mad TRIVIA skills.  Individuals and teams are welcome.  Snacks and prizes are available.  Hosted by Young Life and the Multicultural Center.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Panel Discussion: The Future is Authenticity

Elkin Hall Great Room

Join us for a panel with a dynamically, intersectional group that will share their perspectives and strategies navigating systems that affect Latinx people in the workplace. African-American, Latinx, individuals of color, and allies are welcome to attend.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Documentary Screening: “Quarter Life Crisis”

HUB Ohio Room

Plagued with anxiety, depression, and suicide, young people today are growing up in a constantly changing world that’s becoming increasingly unadaptable. Quarter Life Crisis searches to discover the causes and dispel the myths of modern society’s hardships, including misguided parenting, endless comparisons of lives over social media, and established institutions no longer guaranteeing happiness and prosperity.

Movie Monday: “Emanuel”

Elkin Hall Great Room

Emanuel is the untold story of the victims and survivors of the Charleston Church shooting that killed nine church members. Directed by Brian Ivie, this 2019 documentary features interviews with survivors and family members and examines the history of race relations in Charleston.

This event is free, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Discussion to follow the film. Free snacks provided.

Hosted by: Queer Colors, Pride Alliance, LGBTQIA+ Support, Lutheran Student Movement, Graduate Student Assembly, and the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the advantages of diversity in teams and leadership, identify systematic barriers to equality and inclusiveness, and examine their own identity and culture.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

IUP's Dr. Molina explains how geospatial analysis of the weathering hypothesis can reveal how various factors affect health outcomes for these ethnic groups.  Lunch and attendance vouchers provided.

During this week's workshop, students will learn about the components of resilience and grit and develop strategies to improve their own sense of resilience and grit.

Queer Conversations: Drag Culture Takeover

111 Elkin Hall

Honoring all the Queens and Kings of the world while discussing the impact Drag culture has create within our society. 

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.