Fulbright Award, Coppler Winner, Interpersonal Violence
Fulbright Award, Coppler Winner, Interpersonal Violence
Administrator will head to Japan on Fulbright; Best Buddies president wins disability awareness award; psychologist addresses violence in free webinars; and more
A group of six young women in black graduation caps and gowns crowd together while the young woman on the far left stretches her right arm in front of her to use her cell phone to take a photo of the group. A cement floor and the bottom of a stage with a black skirt and plants for decoration is visible behind them.

Picture-Perfect Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday at the Kovalchick Complex celebrated the achievements of our May and August graduates. Look for more photographs later this week on IUP’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
Jessica Mulvihill, Office of International Education, will travel to Japan in June as a recipient of a Fulbright International Education Administrator Award. She will work on a research project, “Stress and Anxiety Management for College-Age Students in Japan,” and gain experience to support students in their travels to or from Japan.
Bonnie Freiman, a student in the Disability Services program and the president of IUP’s chapter of Best Buddies, an organization that promotes friendships with people with disabilities, has been awarded the Ray Coppler Disability Awareness Award for 2021–22.
Pearl Berman, Department of Psychology, will be a presenter in two free webinars, May 11 and 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., on addressing violence in Pennsylvania communities. Register on the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence across the Lifespan website.
Catherine Dugan, Department for Disability Access and Advising, was the moderator, and students April Flowers, Elijah Vanier, Dmitri Woods, and Erick Marco Ramos were participants in a panel discussion, “The Student Experience: Disability and the Classroom,” at the English Graduate Organization conference in April.
Catherine Dugan, Department for Disability Access and Advising, and April Flowers, biology graduate student, presented “Dyslexia: Facts and Experiences” at the IUP screening of Confetti, a US-Chinese film about the educational journey of a child with dyslexia. The event was part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Lizoon Nahar, Curriculum and Instruction doctoral candidate, and Crystal Machado, Department of Professional Studies in Education, conducted a roundtable session at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference in San Diego on “Enriching Science Classes with Virtual Laboratories: Lessons Learned from Self-Motivated Science Educators.”
Crystal Machado, Department of Professional Studies in Education, and 2017 Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program graduate Yao Fu, of the University of Wisconsin, presented a coauthored paper on instruction related to creativity development at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education conference in San Diego.
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