Student-Designed Lighting, Summer Dining, 21st Gilman Scholar
Student-Designed Lighting, Summer Dining, 21st Gilman Scholar
Art class creates light fixtures for Sprowls; North Dining hours for summer announced; Gilman Scholarship funds student’s study in South Korea; and more
Publication cover for IUP President’s Report 2021, Building a Brighter Future, featuring an image of oak branches with leaves next to wood grain in black and white and in crimson
In his annual report, President Michael Driscoll looks back at 2021 to highlight key stories, trends, and changes that chart a path for a brighter future for IUP. Student centeredness, research, and diversity, equity, and inclusion are featured in the report, available in a flip-book format.
President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of David LaPorte, who served for 27 years in the Department of Psychology. He died May 13. 
Scroll down for achievements and events.
Students in Sharon Massey and Sean Derry’s Three-Dimensional Design course recently designed light fixtures for Sprowls Hall. Fixtures the class created from the winning designs now hang in the building’s lobby.
Sfen Kadirifu, a junior majoring in international studies with a focus on fashion, has become IUP’s 21st Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship recipient. The award will help fund her study at Yonsei University in South Korea this fall.
Andrew Secula III, a Spanish education major, has become the first IUP student to receive the Global Seal of Biliteracy, which requires demonstrating bilingualism via testing.
During Business Day in April, the Eberly College of Business inducted four alumni into its Hall of Distinction. They are Pamela Sledge-Coley of ExxonMobil Corporation, US Navy retiree Matthew Kohler, Michele O’Leary of BDO, and First Commonwealth’s Dave Reed, former majority leader of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Two seniors majoring in geology won awards for their research presentations at the Pittsburgh Geological Society’s Student Night. Christian Vizza won Best Poster Award, and Gavin Vashie won the US Army Corps of Engineers Award.
Rebecca Ashbaugh Edmondson, a 1978 music education graduate, was named the 2022 Teacher of the Year for Hancock County, Maine. She has taught at Conners-Emerson School in Bar Harbor since 1990.
Wednesday, June 1
The Undergraduate Summer Opportunities for Applying Research program—a chance for students in all disciplines to engage in original research, scholarship, and creative endeavors—starts today and runs through August 5.
Thursday, June 2
Tuesday, June 7
9:00 a.m.
IUP Pittsburgh East Hybrid EMT Program Lab Session
Institute for Rural Health and Safety
4:00 p.m.
Punxsutawney Campus Food Pantry
IUP Punxsutawney
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