Standing Out, Suiting Up, Sleeping Outside
Standing Out, Suiting Up, Sleeping Outside
Van Wieren named finalist for state award; event helps students dress for success; fraternity sleeps outside for homeless vets; and more
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Relieve Stress with These Tips

If ever there were a time to feel stressed, this may be it. Navigating a pandemic—often without easy access to traditional support systems—takes a toll on mental health. The IUP Counseling Center has responded, providing a list of tips for managing stress. Help is available, and it’s OK to ask. 
After reviewing 10 nominees from the faculty, President Michael Driscoll and Provost Timothy Moerland have selected Arie Van Wieren, a biochemistry major and Cook Honors College student, as IUP’s finalist for the State System’s Ali-Zaidi Award.
Members of IUP’s military service fraternity, Rho Tau Chi, as well as Phi Delta Theta fraternity, will hold a sleepout from 8:00 a.m. Saturday to the same time Sunday outside the Indiana Walmart to raise awareness and money for homeless veterans. 
As part of the Queer Conversations series, the Haven Project and LGBTQIA Support will present this program Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in the Elkin Great Room. Topics include healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, how the pandemic impacts LGBTQIA students, boundaries and respecting space, online dating profiles, and self-care. 
Learn about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships, love styles, love languages, and signs of dating and domestic violence in this Haven Project program Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Need a suit for interviews or presentations? The JCPenney Suit-Up Event gives students, faculty, and staff a 30 percent discount on select career dress apparel, shoes, and accessories. Take advantage next weekend, in person or online.
A conversation with English professor Veronica Watson about African American writer Frank Yerby and about Watson’s recently published collection of his short stories will take place February 23 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
The Student Accounting Association recently donated $394 in groceries and other items to the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center. Combined with its two previous donations, the group has contributed $1,413 to the pantry.
Actively Moving Forward, a support group for students dealing with the illness or loss of a loved one, will meet Tuesday from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in a HIPAA-compliant Zoom room
Major/Academic Planning: Identify courses that specifically address your interests. Use the Undergraduate Catalog to review options, and talk with faculty members within that department who can explain the academic programs and possible career opportunities.
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