Business Boost, NextGen Changes, Online Learning Help
Business Boost, NextGen Changes, Online Learning Help
Accounting grad establishes business scholarship; Musical Theatre track, Dance minor to remain among IUP offerings; free January course creates better online learners; and more
side-by-side photos of the two competition winners holding certificates and a model of their proposed sculpture

Birds of a Tree Tops Arboretum Art Competition

Two studio art majors won the recent Art in the Arboretum competition for their design of Birds of a Tree, which they proposed for Confluence Discovery Park, just south of the Kovalchick Complex. This competition promotes adding art to IUP’s Allegheny Arboretum, which encompasses the entire Indiana campus.
J. Victor Conrad ’87 and his wife, Debra, of Cranberry Township, recently gave $25,000 to establish a scholarship for students in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. Victor Conrad is the founder of Pinnacle Financial Strategies, LLC.
As a result of ongoing discussions, the Musical Theatre track in the BA in Theatre program and the Dance minor will continue to be offered at IUP. This change reverses the initial recommendation announced in October of closing these programs.
William Buttz, former controller at Edinboro University, will begin work Monday as IUP’s associate vice president for Finance. Rick White, who held the interim role, is retiring after 34 years of service. 
Be a Better Online Learner
A free, noncredit course will be offered January 11 to 15 to familiarize students with online learning tools and to provide tips for using this format. Register for Online Learning 101 by January 11, the first day of this class.

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