“Guilt-Free RD,” Virtual Majors Fair, “Intelligent” Picks
“Guilt-Free RD,” Virtual Majors Fair, “Intelligent” Picks
Student nutrition group to bring nationally recognized speaker; virtual fair helps students considering change of major; online magazine ranks four IUP programs among nation’s top; and more
Haven Project members working at a table in the Oak Grove

Haven Project: Stepping In to Stop Violence

With the help of students, IUP’s Haven Project tackles violence, stalking, relationship issues, and other tough topics. The department is featured this week in the Find Your People series.
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, IUP’s Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics will welcome nationally recognized speaker Melissa Joy Dobbins for a Zoom presentation Tuesday, March 23, at 7:00 p.m.
In the next Science Inspires Series talk, John Chrispell, IUP mathematician, will discuss viscoelastic fluids—such as molten chocolate, blood, and paint—and their potentially counterintuitive behaviors Thursday, March 18, at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Learn about IUP graduate programs, meet with department coordinators, and more during this Zoom event Thursday, April 15, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Register by April 13.
Intelligent.com has ranked the university and programs in Professional Studies in Education, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Food and Nutrition, and Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science among the highest in their categories.
The IUP chapter of the National Art Education Association received the 2021 Outstanding Student Chapter Award during the national association’s virtual annual conference in March.
In spite of changes necessitated by COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, IUP’s Division of Enrollment Management kept its focus on being student-centered and successfully pivoted to new ways of doing business.
The Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls presented its Building Block Award to IUP’s National Residence Hall Honorary Great Oak Chapter, among other honors, at its regional conference in February.
Geofrey Mills, interim dean, joined the Eberly Navigators, a group that assists first-year business students, in the midsemester delivery of treat bags and notes to members of the Business Living-Learning Community.
This issue provides updates on programs, achievements, services, and events within the Division of Student Affairs.
Are you looking to change your major? Or, are you open to new ideas about your major and future career? If so, this Virtual Majors Fair on the Flipgrid platform may be for you.
IUP’s Military and Veterans Resource Center and Adagio Health will host a series of games and discussions focused on healthy relationships, mental health, and healthy habits on Tuesday, April 6, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Register to attend.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program supplements the food budgets of those in need. Students who want to enroll in the temporarily expanded program should apply in the state in which they live and attend school. See information about verifying residency.
See a list of courses related to the Pan-African Studies program—including Arabic, African American Literature, History of Black America, and more—that will be offered in the fall.
Student Assistance Fund
Help those facing financial hardship stay in school
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