The first day of classes was a week ago today. If it isn’t already, the fall semester will soon be in full swing. To see the academic deadlines, fraternity and sorority recruitment events, student group meetings, and other activities that are in your future, check out this week’s calendar.
Goff Rugby Report has placed the Men’s Rugby Club at the top of its preseason Division II college rankings. This follows the club’s national title in May and marks IUP’s first time as the top seed in both the 15s and sevens versions of rugby, played in the fall and spring, respectively.
Laurie Connors, a student in the Nursing DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) to PhD program, is a 2022 recipient of the National League for Nursing Education Scholarship. A professor at Vanderbilt University, she researches nurse practitioners’ preparedness to educate patients about genetics and genomics.
Bill Balint, IUP’s chief information officer, was recently published in the magazine Education Technology Insights. In his article, “Higher Education IT Talent Management in Disrupted Times,” he suggests ways higher education can compete with other industries in recruiting and retaining information technology employees.
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