Standing with Pride, In-Person Fall, That’s Hospitality
Standing with Pride, In-Person Fall, That’s Hospitality
Pride Alliance has a history of supporting students; IUP plans for in-person classes this fall; hospitality degree named among nation’s best; and more
Graphic for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Professional Workplace

Panel Leads by Example with Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

On March 17, IUP will welcome Debra Evans-Smith ’81, FBI retiree; James Taylor, chief diversity officer at UPMC; and Mauro Wolfe ’90, New York City attorney, for this Zoom panel discussion with breakout sessions on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Preregistration is required.
This week, the Find Your People series profiles Pride Alliance, which has worked for decades to make the campus safe and supportive for students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
The university has announced its intention to resume traditional, in-person classes and events for the 2021–22 academic year, although future developments in the pandemic could affect those decisions. has ranked IUP in the top 10 of its 2021 Best Bachelor’s Degrees in Hospitality Management.
IUP and Slippery Rock will hold the 2021 Professional Development Conference for the American Society of Safety Professionals, Western Pennsylvania, virtually on March 11.
At its February 17 meeting, the Student Accounting Association welcomed guest speaker Todd Lucas ’02, senior audit manager at the Schneider Downs Pittsburgh office. Joining him were his colleagues Ed Friel ’88, Jim Yard ’93, Laria Moore ’19, and Ed Kremmel ’16.
In this issue, learn about running for the Student Co-op board and about services, resources, and upcoming events for students.
Because of a temporary change in eligibility, students may qualify for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, without adverse effects on their financial aid package.
Registration for summer classes begins March 29 for all continuing students. Registration for fall classes also begins in March, following this schedule.
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