“Bee” the Best, Thoughts on Thanksgiving, and All That Jazz
“Bee” the Best, Thoughts on Thanksgiving, and All That Jazz
“Could you use it in a sentence, please?” Plus: moving past the pilgrims and Indians; dance, winds, and jazz—all streamed live; and more
Aerial fall view of the Oak Grove

Fall Reminders, Spring Calendar Update

IUP’s COVID-19 Response Committee shares information about Thanksgiving break and the remainder of the fall semester, as well as plans for the spring, including non-class days scheduled throughout the semester.
Thursday, November 12
5:00–8:00 p.m., Health Service. Call 724-357-2550 for an appointment.
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. This week’s topic is transitioning home for break. Register
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. Learn how to step in when someone needs it most.
7:30–8:30 p.m., Zoom. An opportunity for Black and Brown students to voice their concerns and have meaningful dialogue about solutions.  
8:00–10:00 p.m., Zoom. Free and exclusive to the IUP community, this STATIC concert features the Met brothers and IUP Conquer the Mic winner the Placeholders.
Friday, November 13
Noon–2:00 p.m., Zoom. Join the Military and Veterans Resource Center in honoring IUP’s veterans and service members.
7:00–8:30 p.m., YouTube. In this live-streamed performance, Poe’s most famous characters reunite to seek revenge on their creator.  
8:00–9:00 p.m., Zoom. Interested in math? Join those like-minded to have fun and socialize.
8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Hall. Hang out, play games, relax with friends—every Friday night.
10:00–11:00 p.m., Zoom. To play, get your card and the Zoom address before 6:00 p.m. by emailing atod-oasis@iup.edu.
Saturday, November 14
7:00–8:00 p.m., YouTube. A live-streamed “Thanks for Giving” celebration of sound, with conductor Timothy Paul and graduate conductor Michael Carrasquillo.
Sunday, November 15
2:00–3:30 p.m., YouTube. A live-streamed performance. 
Monday, November 16
2:00–3:00 p.m., outside Wallwork Hall. Stop by to learn about this national campaign to change campus culture surrounding sexual assault.
3:00–4:00 p.m., Zoom. For those interested in the master's in Student Affairs in Higher Education program, this session will discuss courses, the application process, professional opportunities, and more.  
Tuesday, November 17
4:00–5:00 p.m., Zoom. Get familiar with the organization and suggest topics for future meetings.
5:00–7:00 p.m., Elkin 111 and Zoom. This week’s topic: “Out on Campus, Not at Home.” Contact lgbtqia-support@iup.edu for Zoom link. 
5:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. The Forum for Building Social Understanding will host a discussion on this Chelsea Handler documentary and the idea of white privilege. Contact Peggy Kane at pkane@iup.edu for Zoom information. 
6:00–8:00 p.m., 689 Philadelphia Street. This pop-up store features laser-cut paper packages designed by students in Sharon Massey and Sean Derry’s 3-D Design classes. Proceeds benefit the IUP Student Assistance Fund. Register to attend.
7:00–9:00 p.m., Eberly College of Business, Suite 108. Have you dreamed of starting your own business? This workshop can help. Register on Marketplace: Small Business Development Center.
7:00–8:00 p.m., YouTube. Streamed live from Fisher Auditorium, this performance, led by Kevin Eisensmith, will feature contemporary jazz. 
8:00–9:30 p.m., Zoom. STATIC calls on all brainiacs, Einsteins, and pop culture and Wikipedia lovers to join in this night of fun. Register
Wednesday, November 18
Noon–1:30 p.m., Zoom. Anthropology’s Abigail Adams and the Native American Awareness Council move this holiday past the “pilgrims and Indians” narrative to a focus on common values: generosity, gratitude, community, and good food.
12:15–1:15 p.m., Zoom. Kevin Foster at the Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement will help you sharpen your leadership skills. 
6:00–7:00 p.m., online. Learn about the culinary and baking degree options, job placement, student life, and more. 
7:00–8:00 p.m., Zoom. Learn about Microsoft Word features that are often overlooked but useful—particularly for graduate students formatting a thesis or dissertation.
8:00–9:00 p.m., YouTube. Tap your feet as the orchestra performs dances from around the world, streamed live.
8:00–10:00 p.m., Zoom. STATIC hosts its virtual version of the hit game show. Join as a spectator or register to play
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