In the 1960s, IUP faculty members were at the forefront of a local fight for civil rights that brought about a scholarship fund for Black students, marches on Philadelphia Street, the integration of the community pool, and more. The late Edith Cord, a member of the Department of Foreign Languages at the time, detailed those efforts in her 2020 story, “Our Fight for Civil Rights in Indiana,” shared again in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
IUP senior Colleen Welsh will compete against five other finalists in the West Shore Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition on Saturday at Susquehanna University. The winner will perform with the symphony in May.
Accounting and finance dual major Matthew Levenson became the first student to receive a scholarship through the LaTarius and Pamela Spikner Foundation, recently established by Pamela Bowser Spikner ’98.
Matthew Nice, Department of Counseling, recently coauthored articles in the Journal of School Counseling on supporting students with autism spectrum disorders in their transition to college and on the use of Marcia’s identity status theory for career advising.
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