Reflect on King, Find an Ambassador, Exchange Culture
Reflect on King, Find an Ambassador, Exchange Culture
Consider how MLK might view recent events; nominate a student—even if it’s you—for the IUP Ambassadors; make friends while exploring other cultures; and more

Welcome Back, IUP

In his recent video message, President Michael Driscoll thanked the IUP community for rising to the challenges of the last nine months. He also shared news about COVID-19 testing, the vaccine, faculty accomplishments, and the Student Assistance Fund.
During this program Thursday at 4:00 p.m., four members of the IUP and Indiana communities will discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and how he would view recent events. Join via Zoom.
IUP’s student alumni association is looking for qualified students for membership. Nominations are due February 14 and may come from faculty members, staff members, alumni, or students themselves.
Elise Glenn, Title IX coordinator, reinforces IUP’s commitment to an environment free of prohibited sexual misconduct and provides a refresher on reporting obligations, available resources, and support services. 
The Office of International Education seeks participants for its Conversation Partners Program, which pairs international and domestic IUP students virtually this semester to exchange language and culture and build friendships.
To schedule an appointment with a Jones White Writing Center tutor, go to the Academic Support and Resources section of the MyIUP Academics page. 
See a schedule of Jones White Writing Center Wednesday Workshops, which will take place via Zoom this semester. Participants may request attendance vouchers.
The Co-op Store is offering free shipping on all textbook orders placed through the close of business Tuesday. No minimum purchase is required.
Student Assistance Fund
Help those facing financial hardship stay in school
The Penn
IUP’s student-run newspaper
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