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Part of Our Stories: University Advancement Releases 2015-16 Donor Report

The University Advancement Division is distributes this week its annual donor report, this year titled You Are Part of Our Stories. IUP faculty and staff members are receiving a courtesy copy in campus mail.

Posted on 10/26/2016 4:43:05 PM

Your Time, Your Gift Create Opportunities

As IUP prepares to close the books on another fiscal year, members of our university family who have yet to make a gift to the Foundation for IUP are invited to do so. Your tax-deductible gift can make an impact in the areas that we work in each day. Your gift may also help IUP secure important funding from the commonwealth next year. 

Posted on 6/28/2016 1:06:35 PM

Online Donor Challenge Reaches New Heights

IUP’s online donor challenge, Change Our World, attracted the support of new and existing donors, all to benefit students and the university community. See the results, and find access to the stories that helped to make the case for support.

Posted on 6/9/2016 3:41:46 PM

Change Our World Today: Support IUP Students, Double the Impact of Your Gift

You can make the world a better place. After all, IUP students are our world's future leaders and solutionists. During the Change Our World donor challenge, today only (June 8, 2016), your gift to any scholarship or program at IUP will be doubled. Help us spread the word in your IUP network, and let everyone know that an IUP education can #ChangeOurWorld.

Posted on 6/7/2016 1:07:12 PM

Change Our World: IUP’s June 8 Donor Challenge Looks to Impact the Student Experience

Through social media, direct e-mails, and more, IUP will challenge alumni, friends, parents, and anyone who has a stake in the future to participate in its annual donor challenge. The theme of this day of giving is Change Our World, and all gifts to the Foundation for IUP will be matched by an anonymous donor. You pick your passion—scholarships, academic programs, athletic teams. However you designate your gift, the anonymous donor will match it.

Posted on 5/13/2016 3:06:07 PM

Cybersecurity Lab Named in Memory of Maple

At its May 2016 meeting, the IUP Council of Trustees voted to name the Department of Computer Science's cybersecurity lab in memory of one of its founding professors, and in recognition of a philanthropic commitment from his family.

Posted on 5/5/2016 2:50:44 PM

University Family Drive Crushes Goal for Third Consecutive Year

The 2016 University Family Drive exceeded its goal of 800 participants. To those who gave, thank you, and please plan to attend the April 18 victory celebration!

Posted on 4/14/2016 1:50:48 PM

96 Percent to Goal: University Family Drive Ends Today

University Family Drive officially ends today! If you haven’t made your gift to the Foundation for IUP in support of IUP students, the time to act is now! 

Posted on 4/12/2016 3:07:27 PM

University Family Drive Extended through April 13

With just 100 participants shy of meeting a goal of 800, the Annual Giving Office has extended the University Family Drive through Wednesday, April 13. Your gift not only benefits IUP students, it also brings IUP closer to meeting its individual donor goal—and that could mean more performance funding. IUP is our university, and its future is in our hands! Please participate in the University Family Drive today!

Posted on 4/7/2016 1:40:51 PM

Your Investment Brings the Best

Through the University Family Drive, you can invest in our own students’ success by supporting the Sutton Scholarship, IUP’s premier recruitment scholarship for bright students.

Posted on 4/1/2016 3:35:06 PM

University Family: When Students Follow Your Lead, Philanthropy Comes Full Circle

Let IUP students be your inspiration to participate in the University Family Drive. This fiscal year, more than 400 graduating seniors so far have given to the Senior Class Gift. They have chosen to reinvest in their own university, in our work, and in the next generation of students. Follow their lead, and support the University Family Drive today!

Posted on 3/30/2016 2:09:25 PM

Seniors: Make Your Mark Through Senior Class Gift

Seniors can make a lasting impression on IUP through the Senior Class Gift—immediately or at the March 29 Salute to Graduates Event. Those who do will receive the special Philanthropy Cord that they wear at graduation. See how your participation makes an impact.

Posted on 3/25/2016 11:02:20 AM

Grateful Faces: Students Appreciate the Dean’s Merit Scholarship

The Dean’s Merit Scholarship is one of many scholarship programs that benefit from the University Family Drive. When you give and designate your gift to Dean’s Merit Scholarships, you help students like those pictured here—and many more!

Posted on 3/22/2016 1:57:00 PM

Your University Family Gift at Work: Dean’s Merit and Sutton Scholarships, Athletics, and More

Compelling reasons to participate in the University Family Drive abound! Your charitable gift does great work assisting IUP students. Learn about the impact of last year’s drive, then please give today!

Posted on 3/14/2016 3:43:32 PM

University Family Drive: Your Participation Equals Power

Today marks the beginning of the University Family Drive. When you participate, you not only make a statement that you believe in the work we do at IUP and help students, you also affect IUP’s ability to be rewarded with performance funding. Check your mailbox, review the materials, and pledge your support today.

Posted on 3/11/2016 2:45:06 PM

They Supported You: Thank Donors at Philanthropy Day Today

Come to Stapleton Library between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the generosity of alumni and friends who supported the IUP experience through private gifts. President Driscoll, the Student Philanthropy Council, and the IUP Ambassadors invite you to have a bite to eat while you jot out a postcard of thanks, get a photo taken that you can share in social media, and get a t-shirt, while supplies last.

Posted on 2/24/2016 10:55:15 AM

New Staff Members Join University Advancement Team

Two new college development officers and a researcher are now working on behalf of IUP’s advancement initiatives.

Posted on 2/23/2016 11:03:02 AM

Celebrate Donor Generosity at IUP Philanthropy Day This Thursday

The entire IUP community is invited to celebrate the generosity of those who make charitable gifts to IUP at Philanthropy Day, February 25, in Stapleton Library. Those gifts positively impact everyone who studies and works at IUP. This is your chance to say thanks! The event includes a photo booth (take a photo and share it on social media), refreshments, t-shirts, and more.

Posted on 2/19/2016 10:19:59 AM

Trustee Endows Scholarship in Memory of Wife

Posted on 9/17/2015 4:23:11 PM

Development Officer Takes American Guild of Organists Appointment

Posted on 9/1/2015 3:22:05 PM

Your Gift to University Family Builds a Better IUP Experience

Posted on 6/29/2015 9:52:56 AM

Graduates May Leave Their Mark on IUP Through Senior Class Gift

Posted on 4/27/2015 1:44:40 PM

Benefactors, Students Celebrate Endowed Scholarships

Recipients of endowed scholarships at IUP and their benefactors recently celebrated philanthropy at IUP at the Celebration of Endowed Scholarships in the Ed Fry Arena of Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Nearly 200 students and donors attended the annual dinner. Logan Feronti (shown in the top photo)

Posted on 4/15/2015 12:10:09 PM

Smash Success! University Family Drive Exceeds Goal

Posted on 4/8/2015 4:05:01 PM

University Family Drive Extended through April 8

Posted on 4/3/2015 2:20:47 PM

Time Is Almost Gone: University Family Drive Ends Today

Posted on 4/2/2015 2:05:34 PM

Celebrate the Men’s Basketball Team as National Finalists

Posted on 4/1/2015 3:43:11 PM

Double Your University Family Gift Today Through Giving Challenge Match

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:33:21 PM

Join Graduating IUP Seniors by Making Your Commitment to the Foundation for IUP

Posted on 3/30/2015 9:54:01 PM

Support Sutton Scholarship in University Family Drive; Foundation Will Match It

Posted on 3/24/2015 1:12:56 PM

University Family Drive: The Faces of Your Generosity

Posted on 3/16/2015 3:36:27 PM

University Family Drive: Your Investment Works for All of Us

When you give a charitable gift to our university, you create opportunities for everyone.    All faculty and staff members received University Family Drive materials in campus mail. Your participation is important--not only because it demonstrates to alumni and others that we believe we're worth their

Posted on 3/2/2015 11:01:24 AM

University Family Drive: You and Your Contribution Make Big Things Happen

Posted on 2/27/2015 2:17:39 PM

It's Fun to Say Thanks!

Posted on 2/26/2015 2:57:42 PM

Today Is Philanthropy Day!

Posted on 2/25/2015 3:32:24 PM

Philanthropy Day: Celebrate Alumni and Friends and Their Gifts to the IUP Experience

Posted on 2/19/2015 10:31:19 AM

Family Endows Anthropology Scholarship

An existing scholarship for anthropology students at IUP will now continue on in perpetuity, thanks to the generosity of the family of the university’s first anthropology faculty member. On the eighth anniversary of her death, the family of Dr. Anja Olin-Fahle has endowed

Posted on 11/24/2014 9:22:43 AM

2013–14 Summary of Giving Now Available Online

Posted on 11/7/2014 3:29:17 PM

At Salute to Grads on Tuesday, Make Your Mark Through Senior Class Gift

Posted on 10/23/2014 4:29:29 PM

Tell Us When Your Students or Programs Benefit from Private Gifts

Posted on 10/6/2014 11:30:38 AM

Cogswell Hall Performance Area Named for DiCicco

Posted on 9/19/2014 3:18:53 PM

Business Students from Western Pennsylvania Benefit from New Scholarship

An IUP alumnus has established a scholarship fund at IUP to memorialize his late father. Ken Sosnick ’03 has given the Foundation for IUP $25,000 to establish the Andrew Sosnick Memorial Scholarship, which will benefit sophomore and junior students from western Pennsylvania who are enrolled in the Eberly

Posted on 6/20/2014 2:31:01 PM

Military-Related Students Receive Boost from Alumnus’s Generosity

A gift from an alumnus complements a new step IUP has taken toward its commitment to providing resources to military-related families. Several years ago, Stephen Abel, a member of the Class of 1973, included provisions for IUP in his will to create an emergency fund for veterans as they enroll or return to IUP and

Posted on 5/6/2014 3:36:43 PM

Overwhelming Response: University Family Drive Exceeds Goal

Posted on 4/11/2014 12:10:16 PM

15k in a Day Donor Challenge Smashes Expected Goal

Posted on 4/10/2014 1:30:31 PM

University Family Drive Ends Today

Posted on 4/3/2014 4:07:57 PM

Celebration Salutes Student Scholarship Awardees and Benefactors

At a dinner in Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, two IUP students provided their thanks on behalf of all students who have benefited from scholarship support provided by alumni and friends of who have established endowment funds in the Foundation for IUP.  Sarah Peles, a

Posted on 4/3/2014 3:07:07 PM

Beginning at Noon! Help IUP Raise $15k in a Day!

Posted on 4/1/2014 12:58:47 PM

Graduating Students Leave Their Mark Through the Senior Class Gift

Posted on 3/26/2014 11:35:13 AM

University Family Drive 80 Percent to Goal: Questions? We Have Answers!

Posted on 3/21/2014 2:04:06 PM

Dean’s Merit Scholarships Directly Support Students; You Can Help Via University Family Drive

Posted on 3/7/2014 1:39:29 PM

Your University Family Gifts at Work: IUP APSCUF Scholarship, Fund for the IUP Library, and More

Posted on 3/3/2014 11:06:41 AM

2014 University Family Drive Kicks Off With Healthy Start

Posted on 2/27/2014 5:33:55 PM

A Thousand Thanks! Philanthropy Day Celebration a Big Hit

Posted on 2/27/2014 3:57:18 PM

Today Is Philanthropy Day: Celebrate the Power of Private Gifts to IUP

Posted on 2/26/2014 9:28:17 AM

Celebrate the Generosity of Others at Philanthropy Day

Posted on 2/21/2014 4:52:02 PM

Valentine-Gray Tagged for Pittsburgh Women of Achievement Award

IUP’s Pittsburgh regional advancement officer has been chosen with 26 others to be honored with the ninth annual Women of Achievement Awards. This is the second award for Debra Valentine-Gray, who works in IUP’s office at 20 Stanwix Street in Pittsburgh. The awards program, which benefits the Cribs fo

Posted on 2/18/2014 2:59:49 PM

Gift to IUP from Alumni Couple to Provide Scholarships for Students from Pennsylvania Northern Tier Counties

A scholarship fund established by an alumni couple will benefit Indiana University of Pennsylvania students from the commonwealth’s Northern Tier counties. Paul and Susan Miller have designated their gift, in excess of $101,000, to establish the Northern Tier Scholarship.  Eligible students will have at le

Posted on 2/7/2014 3:04:57 PM

Alumni Couple's Commitment Sets New Science Facility in Motion

The retired president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company and his wife have supported a new sciences and mathematics building at Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a $1.25 million gift. Tim and Debra Cejka, of Houston, Texas, and Latrobe, both are IUP graduates.  Their gift is the first made toward the

Posted on 1/27/2014 9:20:18 AM

Alcoa Foundation’s Grant Memorializes Alumna Janell Abbott Through Scholarship

Posted on 12/9/2013 4:01:18 PM

Quarter-Million-Dollar Gift Establishes Women’s Leadership Program at IUP

A gift to IUP from a Baltimore-area family foundation will enable the university to create a new Women’s Leadership Program. The Shattuck Family Foundation’s gift of $250,000 establishes the Molly George Shattuck ’89 Leadership Fund, which will provide conference and retreat opportunities for female students in

Posted on 12/9/2013 11:42:28 AM

58 Percent to Goal: Senior Class Gift Drive Needs Your Help!

Posted on 11/26/2013 4:32:49 PM

Geography and Math Scholarship Receives Refresh from Benefactors

The Daniel and Diane Griffith Geography and Mathematics Scholarship at IUP has received a boost, thanks to a pledge of support from its namesake. Daniel Griffith ’70, M’72 and his wife, Diane, established the scholarship several years ago to benefit students who pursue degrees in geography and mathematics

Posted on 11/19/2013 1:46:32 PM

New Fund at IUP Establishes Scholarship for Student Teachers

A scholarship established in memory of an IUP alumna will benefit future student teachers for years to come. A gift from Warren K. Martin, of Honey Brook, Pa., made in memory of his wife, Eileen, creates the fund from which a scholarship will be awarded. Awards will be made annually to a married female studen

Posted on 11/12/2013 8:38:57 AM

2012–2013 Giving Summary Now Available: IUP Saw Increases in Philanthropic Generosity

Posted on 10/15/2013 1:42:00 PM

Magnificent! Hawk Sculpture Unveiled in Kovalchick Complex

Posted on 9/17/2013 8:00:00 PM

Text Norm, Win Prizes, Join the Student Philanthropy Council

Posted on 8/22/2013 2:33:23 PM

Gift Honors IUP Alumni, Establishes Library, Creates Scholarship

An area philanthropist’s gift of $100,000 to Indiana University of Pennsylvania honors two alumni and long-time Indiana residents. In honor of Walt and Sue Lewis of Indiana, Nell Jack, of Indiana and Scottsdale, Ariz., is establishing a resource library to support new energy-related academic programming being devel

Posted on 6/21/2013 3:06:40 PM

96 Percent to Goal: Number of People Who Give to IUP Nears Record Number

Posted on 6/17/2013 4:15:05 PM

Matching Gift from ExxonMobil Brings More than $25,000 to IUP

Posted on 5/16/2013 3:36:46 PM

OB Sim Lab Receives Help from Bork Family Fund

One of the IUP nursing simulation labs has received a boost from the Bork Family Fund, administered through the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. The grant from the Bork family helped to purchase two simulation manikins in the obstetrics simulation lab in Putt Hall. Members of the family visited the la

Posted on 5/16/2013 2:49:37 PM

Pittsburgh Advancement Officer Named Woman of Excellence

Debra Valentine-Gray, IUP’s Pittsburgh regional advancement officer, has been named a 2013 Woman of Excellence by the New Pittsburgh Courier.   Women of Excellence are nominated because they have excelled in positions not traditionally held by African-Americans and women. Among her accomplishments at IUP, Va

Posted on 5/16/2013 11:34:44 AM

Senior Class Gift: Give and Be Noticed at Commencement

Posted on 5/8/2013 5:35:29 PM

500in24: Online Challenge Seeks New Donors

Posted on 5/7/2013 4:15:04 PM

Senior Class Gift: $20.13 Will Leave a Legacy in New Building

Posted on 4/11/2013 3:25:37 PM

Just 100 to Go! University Family Campaign Nears Goal, But Needs Your Help!

Posted on 4/8/2013 5:07:35 PM

Family Campaign Surpasses 60 Percent, Assists Meeting Performance Measure

Posted on 4/1/2013 9:53:09 AM

Participation Is the Goal of University Family Campaign

Posted on 3/1/2013 6:31:04 PM

IUP Celebrates Donor Generosity February 28

Posted on 2/8/2013 3:29:52 PM

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