Giving Day, Latino Student Organization, Intersectionality Works
Giving Day, Latino Student Organization, Intersectionality Works
Support students on Giving Day; celebrate culture, advocate for inclusion with LaSO; learn how to help others at intersectionality mini-conference; and more
Student Susan Adams stands next to a chalk board that has been filled with geology teaching notations and has large alphabet letters spelling out the word geology set on the chalk tray at the bottom of the chalk board.

Geology Student Discovers Gold(water)

When Susan Adams dived into Greg Mount’s Dynamic Earth course, she found a new passion—and a new major. Her curiosity has rewarded her with a Goldwater Scholarship, the 12th in IUP history.
Make a difference on Giving Day this Thursday, when the IUP community comes together to support students. Thanks to Terry Serafini ’61 and Stephen Abel ’73, various challenges and prizes are available to increase the impact of your gifts. 
Culture, community, and inclusion. These are all focuses of the Latino Student Organization, or LaSO, highlighted this week in the Find Your People series.
How can we help people struggling for equality and equity? What does intersectionality mean and how can we apply it? Find answers at “Intersectionality Works: Allyship, Coalition, Solidarity,” featuring Melinda Quinn Brennan, Friday. has named the BS in Human Development and Family Science a “Best Bachelor’s Degree.” Only 50 programs across the country were selected for the ranking. 
Division representatives discuss supporting students by listening, developing transformational experiences, and offering a variety of programs and services.  
Join the Haven Project and Phi Sigma Kappa on Thursday to learn about the It’s On Us national campaign. This program promotes being a better bystander, preventing sexual violence, and more.
The Academy of Culinary Arts showed off its programs last week during a visit from Glenn “GT” Thompson, US representative from Pennsylvania’s 15th district.
The field hockey team has earned an academic award, nominations are open for the Coppler Disability Awareness Award, Haven activities recognize Sexual Violence Awareness Month, and more in this week’s Digest.
Class of 2021, are you ready for commencement? Caps, gowns, and other graduation accessories are available at the Co-op Store—in-store and online—through May 7.
IUP is hosting its own chapter of Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society, which celebrates and supports the achievement of students with disabilities. An initiation ceremony is planned for April 22. Find out how to join.
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