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IUP, IRMC Continues Season Two of “Rural Health Pulse” Podcast With Episode on Genomics Research and Rural Health

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center’s joint podcast, “Rural Health Pulse,” continues with an episode on genomics research and rural health with IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Nick Jacobs

IUP Distinguished Alumna Establishes Scholarship for Veterans in STEM

Retired Rear Admiral CJ Jaynes has made a donation to establish an endowed scholarship for full-time students at IUP who are veterans studying in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) field.

IUP, IRMC Continues Season Two of “Rural Health Pulse” Podcast With Episode on Ticks and Diseases They Transmit

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center’s joint podcast, “Rural Health Pulse,” continues with “Lyme and Other Tickborne Diseases” with IUP biology professor Thomas Simmons.

Hawks Helping Hawks Drive Ends Friday

Volunteers from around campus are leading this year’s Hawks Helping Hawks drive to provide funds that impact our students and every facet of our campus. Your participation in the Hawks Helping Hawks drive is another way to help students experience a sense of stability and a culture of caring as they earn an IUP education.

IUP Alumni Association Authorizes Donation of $500,000 to IUP Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine Project

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association Board of Directors has authorized a donation of $500,000 to IUP’s proposed college of osteopathic medicine project.

Mark Your Calendars: November 28 is Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday, November 28, IUP will join the global fundraising campaign, Giving Tuesday. This is your chance to make an impact on IUP students now and in the future.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Four Resolutions Honoring Donors, University Leadership

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved four resolutions on September 7 in honor of members of the IUP community, including two retired faculty members and two retired administrators.

Tony and Emma Ricupero-Rustic Lodge Scholarship Recipients Selected

Two students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts, Madison Macchia and Samantha Swidowski, have been selected as the 2023 recipients of the Tony and Emma Ricupero-Rustic Lodge Scholarship.

Late Graduate from Johnstown Gifts $200,000 to Counseling Program in His Estate

The late Robert Flora, a 1978 graduate of IUP’s psychology clinical mental health counseling master’s program, left instructions revealed after his death to donate $200,000 from his estate to IUP for student scholarships.

Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, Internationally Known Musician, Wife, Make Gift to Continue Support for Brass Music Students at IUP

Internationally known tubist Jim Self, a 1965 graduate and 2003 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, and his wife, Jamie Self, have made a gift to establish the Jim and Jamie Self Brass Scholarship, which provides scholarship support to students enrolled at IUP who are pursuing a major or minor offered by the Department of Music with a concentration in brass.

Quest for the Best Provides Tuition Support for Students in IUP Criminal Justice Training Center

Quest for the Best , a tax-exempt organization, has provided $66,700 for scholarships for students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Criminal Justice Training Academy who are studying to become municipal police officers.

Alumni Donate Funding to Advance IUP School of Osteopathic Medicine Project

Two graduates of IUP, Nick Jacobs and Mary Ann Hoysan Jacobs, have donated more than $40,000 to support the accreditation application process for the school of osteopathic medicine.

Alumni Group from Texas Create Scholarship for Students at IUP

Six alumni, all living in or around the Houston area and members of IUP’s Houston Advancement Council (a group of IUP alumni volunteers), have established the Texas Alumni Scholarship for undergraduate students at IUP.

IUP Graduate, Young Alumni Achievement Award Winner, Makes Gift to Honor Late IUP Trustee

A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student trustee and Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient has made a $25,000 gift to IUP in honor of the late Gealy Wallwork, who served as a member of the IUP Council of Trustees from 1992 to 2018. The gift from Andrew Longacre, of Presto, will be used to establish the Gealy Wallwork Memorial Scholarship.

Rural Health Pulse Podcast by IUP, Indiana Regional Medical Center, Continues with Episode on Rural Health Model and Workforce Challenges

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center’s podcast, “Rural Health Pulse,” continues with an episode with Wendy Haislip, IRMC vice president and chief nursing officer, discussing Pennsylvania’s rural health model and workforce challenges.

Retired Biology Faculty Member, Spouse, Family Make Donation to Kopchick Hall Building Fund, Establish Music Scholarship

Retired Indiana University of Pennsylvania biology professor Frank Baker and his wife, the late Mary Baker, along with members of the Baker family, have made a $50,000 gift to benefit IUP’s John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Building Fund.

IUP Graduate Makes Additional Gift to Benefit Football Program

George “Butch” Aggen, a 1976 criminology bachelor’s degree graduate and 1978 Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s degree graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has made a planned gift of more than $130,000 to the Bill and Cass Neal Scholarship for Football at IUP.

Children of Long-Time Administrator Receski Establish Scholarship in His Honor

Two children of a long-time Indiana University of Pennsylvania retired administrator and coach have established a scholarship in their father’s honor and recognition of his time as coach for the IUP Boardwalk Bowl game.

IUP Council of Trustees Approves Naming Resolutions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved three naming resolutions on Thursday, May 4, 2023.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Naming of Tennis Court in Honor of Donors

On May 4, 2023, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved naming of the James D. and Poom Sunhachawi-Tayor Tennis Court in honor of the couple’s long-time support of the IUP tennis program.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Naming Kopchick Hall Geoscience Lab in Honor, Memory of Former Geoscience Professor

On May 4, 2023, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved the naming of a geoscience laboratory in IUP’s John J. and Char Kopchick Hall in honor and memory of one of the founding members of IUP’s Department of Geoscience.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Naming of Rooms in Kovalchick Complex in Honor of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity

On May 4, 2023, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved naming two rooms in IUP’s Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in honor of the contributions from IUP’s Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

Pennsylvania’s Future: Hunter Overdorff

Hunter Overdorff, a senior computer science major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Brush Valley, is living proof that an investment in the State System is an investment in Pennsylvania’s future.

Richard Caruso, IUP Alumnus, Donates $1 Million to IUP School of Osteopathic Medicine

Rich Caruso, a 1983 accounting graduate of IUP, is donating $1 million to IUP to advance IUP’s establishment of a school of osteopathic medicine.

Rural Health Pulse Podcast by IUP, Indiana Regional Medical Center, Continues with Episode on Breast Cancer

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center’s podcast, “Rural Health Pulse,” continues with an episode with Dan Clark, director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery and director of IRMC’s Comprehensive Breast Center, presenting an overview of breast cancer medical education and care from IRMC.