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Hawks Helping Hawks Drive Closes FRIDAY—Last Chance to Join!

We are grateful for the difference you make every day in the lives of our students through your good work. Participating in the Hawks Helping Hawks campaign gives you the chance to advocate for student success in another way.

Less Than Two Weeks Remain in the Hawks Helping Hawks Drive

It’s crunch time! The last day to be counted as a donor in this year’s Hawks Helping Hawks drive is Friday, March 31, 2023.

IUP Hosting Sheetz Executives for “People and Culture” Discussion

Sheetz, Inc. President/CEO Travis Sheetz and Executive Vice President of People and Culture Stephanie Doliveira will present “People and Culture: A Panel Discussion” at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on March 22. The presentation, free and open to the community, will be held in the Eberly Auditorium in the Eberly College of Business.

Pennsylvania’s Future: Alexi Cabrera

Profile of Alexi Cabrera, a senior nursing major who has made the most of her undergraduate experience through her involvement in several student organizations at IUP.

IUP Kicks Off the Hawks Helping Hawks Drive

Volunteers from around campus are leading this year’s Hawks Helping Hawks drive to provide funds that touch almost every facet of our university—from supporting academic programs and departments and bolstering our student-athletes to keeping the campus looking its best and purchasing industry-specific technology and equipment.

IUP 2022 Giving Tuesday Continues Tradition of Exceeding Goal

Indiana University of Pennsylvania employees, alumni, students, and friends continued the tradition of shattering the annual Giving Tuesday goal again this year. IUP raised $41,337, more than doubling the goal during the 24-hour effort, with 204 gifts from 175 donors.

Tony and Emma Ricupero-Rustic Lodge Scholarship Recipients Selected

Two students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary arts have been selected as the 2022 recipients of the Tony and Emma Ricupero-Rustic Lodge Scholarship.

Students Get Discounts through Talon Ticket Program

Students can get discounts and special offers at area businesses through the new Talon Ticket program, organized by IUP and the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce.

Second IUP Student Selected for Full-Tuition Scholarship by Statler Foundation

Josephine Vance, a senior hotel, restaurant, tourism, and event planning major from Natrona Heights at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded the prestigious Statler Foundation’s Scholarship of Excellence.

IUP Receives $125,000 in Funding from Statler Foundation to Create Check-In Desk for Students in Travel and Hospitality Industry

A $125,000 gift to Indiana University of Pennsylvania from the Statler Foundation will be used to construct a hotel desk simulation lab for students in IUP’s Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism, and Event Management program.

Hawks Helping Hawks Campaign Results in More Than $84,000 to Impact Student Success

Employees and students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania celebrated raising more than $84,000 through the 2022 Hawks Helping Hawks campaign at a donor and volunteer appreciation event on April 25.

IUP Day of Giving is Here and You Hold the Key

On Thursday, March 24, IUP will celebrate Day of Giving, a 24-hour day of giving. Thanks to the generosity of Terry Serafini ’61, you can help unlock $50,000 to support the General Scholarship Fund, just by supporting an area of campus you are passionate about.

IUP Alumna Donates $850,000 to Establish Full Tuition, Four-Year Scholarship for Nursing Students

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s nursing program has made a donation designed to create generational change for IUP nursing students.

“IUP Story: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, from Normal School to University” Available for Purchase

Just in time for the holidays, the first IUP history in 30 years, by professor emeritus of history Charles Cashdollar ’65, is available for purchase.

IUP 2021 Giving Tuesday Shatters Goal, Focus is on Student Scholarships

Indiana University of Pennsylvania nearly tripled its fundraising goal for Giving Tuesday 2021, raising more than $29,000 with gifts from 152 donors. The majority of these funds will be used for student scholarships.

Student Giving: An IUP Tradition

From the Class of 1888’s “Rock of Ages” to raising funds for Grant Street Park a few years ago—student giving is an IUP tradition. A 1973 grad’s matching funds for the next Student Giving Challenge will keep that momentum going.

IUP Vice President Makes $25,000 Gift to Establish Scholarship for International Students Studying at IUP

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Vice President for University Advancement Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna has gifted IUP with $25,000 to establish the Osseiran-Hanna Endowed Scholarship for international students at IUP.

Kopchick College Fund to Honor Retired Dean

When Dr. Deanne Snavely announced her retirement as dean of the John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics on June 4, 2021, her friends and colleagues knew they needed to come together to honor Dr. Snavely’s work and tenure at the university.

Vice President for University Advancement Announces Reorganization

Following the successful conclusion of the Imagine Unlimited Comprehensive Campaign on December 31, 2020, Vice President for University Advancement Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna led an initiative to rethink the configuration of the Division offices and personnel responsibilities.

Trustees Approve Naming Resolutions in Honor of Long-Time Music Faculty

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today approved naming spaces in IUP’s Cogswell Hall, home to the Department of Music, in honor of two long-time faculty members.

Council of Trustees Approve Naming of Dining Room in Allenwood in Recognition of Gift Honoring Isabella Wilkinson Green

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved the naming of the dining room in the Allenwood, a teaching restaurant in IUP’s Ackerman Hall, as the Isabella Wilkinson Green Dining Room in her honor and memory.

IUP Alumni Create Scholarship in Honor of “Boardwalk Bowl” to Benefit Student-Athletes

IUP graduates Gerald Clark ’69 and his wife, Cheryl Dunlap Clark ’68, natives of Punxsutawney and current residents of DuBois since 1973, have made a $25,000 gift to establish the Jerry and Cheryl Clark Boardwalk Bowl Scholarship, one of a family of eight endowments to be established by members of IUP’s Boardwalk Bowl football team to benefit student-athletes in the football program.

Driscolls to Honor Distinguished University Professor with Gift to Support Jones White Writing Center

Michael Driscoll and Rebecca (Becky) Young Driscoll have made a $50,000 gift to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to support the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center at IUP and honor Distinguished University Professor Bennett Rafoth, director emeritus of the Jones White Writing Center.

Gift from Alumni Couple Helps Imagine Unlimited Campaign Exceed Goal

A gift from alumni Major General Rodney Ruddock (retired) and Ellen Ruddock, long-time residents of Indiana and both IUP Distinguished Alumni Award and President’s Medal of Distinction recipients, was part of a giving “rally” that helped IUP’s Imagine Unlimited comprehensive campaign end six months early and more than $6 million over goal.

IUP Council of Trustees Presents Resolution of Appreciation to Narayanaswamy Bharathan

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today presented a resolution of appreciation to to Narayanaswamy Bharathan, chair of IUP’s Department of Biology, for his work in the fight against COVID-19 and for his ongoing commitment to IUP.