Leading the Eagles, Got Research? Diversity in Government
Leading the Eagles, Got Research? Diversity in Government
Former IUP assistant named NFL head coach; student research, creative work sought for virtual scholars forum; commission celebrates diverse voices in nation’s governance; and more
From left, Samaj Schell, Malik Turner, and Davis Kazako during a Ubora Men meeting

Black and Brown Men Pursue Excellence: UBORA Men

IUP’s more than 200 clubs and organizations help students make connections, build friendships, and learn to lead. Each Wednesday, IUP Now will profile one student group in the new series Find Your People. First up is UBORA Men, a new organization that supports, inspires, and challenges male students of color.
Nick Sirianni, a former IUP assistant football coach, will lead the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s the third member of the IUP football family to earn an NFL head coaching position. (Indiana Gazette photo)
The President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion highlights the significance of the new administration’s bringing a diversity of voices to share in the governance of the nation.
The Center for Teaching Excellence shares a video that showcases the high-impact teaching practice of the IUP String Project, directed by Linda Jennings.
The latest Student Affairs Digest highlights the Wellbeats virtual fitness kiosk, Housing office achievements, upcoming events including a student wellness series, and more about what’s happening in the division.
The IT Support Center recognizes this global effort focused on raising awareness about the importance of privacy, sharing easy ways to protect personal information, and reminding organizations that privacy is good for business.
Are you doing high-quality academic or creative work in your major area of study? Consider presenting your work at the 2021 Scholars Forum, to be held virtually in April. Apply online.
Attend a virtual volunteer training about healthy relationships at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, and help the Haven Project raise awareness about the support that’s available.
Try your hand at video editing, on-air reporting, or operating camera equipment. IUP-TV offers hands-on studio training. Learn more at Winter Warm-Up this week.
The center will provide services remotely this spring. Students who are considering changing majors and need assistance are encouraged to use the center’s Zoom drop-in hours.
The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences will hold free tutoring sessions via Zoom for its introductory mathematics and statistics courses. See a spring schedule.
Navigating university life may feel overwhelming. The case manager can help students with basic needs, such as food and housing, and can connect them with resources for mental health services, health insurance, and more.
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Help those facing financial hardship stay in school
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