February 2012 Archives

February 27, 2012

Cowles.jpg Malinda Cowles, director of Health and Well-Being

 

 

By Tammy Stonecypher

 

INDIANA, Pa. -- Most Indiana University of Pennsylvania students may see an increase in the wellness fee for the next academic year.

 

Malinda M. Cowles, Center for Health and Well-Being director, reported the increase for full-time students at the Student Government Association meeting Thursday at the HUB Susquehanna Room.  The fee would rise to $162 from $160, a 1.25 percent increase.  Part-time and graduate students would see no increase.

 

Cowles said expiration of a federal grant was the reason for the fee hike.

February 22, 2012

The HawkEar's second radio-news show of the spring season featured reports on:

The HawkEar's next show is scheduled to air March 1, 2012, 4-5 p.m. Features include a preview of the 35th annual Appalachian Studies Association national conference, March 23-25, hosted by IUP. Guests include conference organizer James M. Cahalan, IUP English professor, and Si Kahn, singer, songwriter and conference keynoter.

For more information, contact Dr. David O. Loomis at the IUP Journalism Department, phone 724-357-4411 or email doloomis@iup.edu .

Listen to the Feb. 16.mp3 show.

February 9, 2012

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IUP Interim President David J. Werner, WIUP-FM, Sept. 12, 2010. Photo by David Loomis.

 

By Crispin Havener

Indiana University of Pennsylvania President David J. Werner expressed concern on Wednesday morning about the campus' future only hours after Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday proposed a 20 percent cut in spending for state-owned universities.

 

Speaking alone from the front rows of a half-full Gorrell auditorium in Sutton Hall, Werner told his audience of faculty members and staff that the cut would mean $10.3 million less state money for IUP. However, with increases in benefit and retirement pay, utility prices and other costs, Werner said the total loss in next year's budget will be closer to $13 million.

 

February 7, 2012

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Sean Yoder, host, The HawkEar, inaugural broadcast, WIUP-FM, Feb. 2, 2012. Photo by David Loomis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The HawkEar, a new student-produced local -news program with an award-winning pedigree, debuted on WIUP-FM (90.1) on Feb. 2, 2012, anchored by journalism major Sean Yoder. Featured reports included:

  • A review of recent Indiana Area School District board action, including swearing in of new members, grappling with a new budget crunch and losing to retirement a veteran superintendent. By Sean Yoder.
  • Sports reviews and previews of IUP men's and women's basketball games, plus a roundup of the state's professional  teams. By Chris Galiszewski and Adam Harring.

The HawkEar, like its predecessor radio-news programs dating to 2006, is sponsored by the campus chapter of the national Society of Professional Journalists. In 2010, an earlier version of the program won top honors from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.

The HawkEar's next show is scheduled to air Feb. 16, 2012, 4-5 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. David O. Loomis at the IUP Journalism Department, phone 724-357-4411 or email doloomis@iup.edu .

To listen to the Feb. 2 show, click hawk ear feb 2.mp3.

Editor's note: Following is text of the Sports Wrap segment of The HawkEar show of Feb. 2, 2012.

 

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