April 2012 Archives

Africa Trip for Summer Session #2 in 2013.

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The Biology Department is planning summer study abroad courses in southern Africa for Summer Session #2 in 2013.
Travel will be in late July through early August 2013 and we plan to visit South Africa and Swaziland, possibly also Botswana. We usually have room to take along a few IUP faculty and staff as well as the students.
The planned courses are described more fully in the attached file. Also you can visit the course web site at:
for more information. (This site is still under construction and therefore messy!)
More information and photos are posted on the bulletin board outside Room 125 Weyandt.
There will be an information session on the Africa classes onTHURSDAY MAY 3 at 7:00 PM
Room 6 Weyandt ANYONE interested is invited to attend!

English Department Awards - Congrats to all HC Winners!

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Paige Peterson

Janel Prinkey

Theresa Hoffmann--chosen the EAPSU Scholar

Robbin Zirkle--Valedictorian

Help Needed for Relay for Life

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We are going to be looking for volunteers this weekend at Relay for Life. We will be working in the Field House. I believe we have been given permission to start setting up for it on Friday evening, but I will have to check on that. We will definitely need volunteers for the day of the event, throughout the event, if we need tables moved, people working at different stations, helping with set up and tear down, and possibly in the concession stand. This is awesome work for people who need last minute service hours. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Mr. Michael G. Myers
President, Colleges Against Cancer  
Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22

Monongahela Room in the HUB & Co-Op Ski Hut
Friday, April 20           
7:00 pm               Lecture:  The Gentle Power of Love:  Self, Community, Earth (HUB)

Saturday, April 21      
10 am - 12 pm     Lecture:  Aspirations & Inspirations:  Self, Community, Earth (HUB)
2:30 - 3:30 pm     Life Release Ceremony (Co-op Ski Hut)
3:30 - 4:30 pm     Animal Blessings (Co-op Ski Hut)

Sunday, April 22        
10 am - 12 pm     Lecture:  Aspirations & Inspirations:  Self, Community, Earth (HUB)
2:30 - 3:30 pm     Tibetan Prayer Ceremony for Earth Day (HUB)
All talks and the Tibetan Prayer Ceremony will take place at the Monongahela Room in the HUB on the IUP campus.  The Life Release ceremony and animal blessings will be held at the Co-op Ski Hut located on College Lodge Rd., Indiana.

PSAC Winter 2011-12 Top 10 Award

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The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) has just announced its Winter 2011-12 Top 10 Award recipients. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognize student-athletes who excel in both the classroom and in the area of competition. The Top 10 Awards recognize 10 outstanding student-athletes, five male and five female, for each of the three athletic seasons: fall, winter and spring.  To be a candidate for the PSAC Top 10 Awards, a student-athlete must have achieved a minimum of a 3.50 cumulative grade point average and must be a starter or key reserve with legitimate athletic credentials for their respective team.

IUP's Jackie Hynson (women's swimming) joins our fall award winner, Danielle Ostendorf (women's volleyball), with this honor.  Jackie's very impressive credentials are below:

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