Challenging Next Steps for IUP, Celebration of Writing, Words Tourney
Challenging Next Steps for IUP, Celebration of Writing, Words Tourney
Moving toward “IUP of the Future”; share why you write; Words with Friends and trivia on tap for STATIC; and more
Abby Vertil on Why You Should Want Her Job

Abby Vertil on Why You Should Want Her Job

As a member of the IUP Council of Trustees, Abby Vertil sees what goes into running a university. As a student, she’s on the receiving end of the decisions that are made. She describes it as the best of both worlds. But, Vertil is also an IUP senior, and her time on the council is running short. If you’re curious about the position, learn more during a Zoom session today at noon. The deadline to turn in your application is October 26.
The university has announced a restructuring of its academic colleges and programs and the creation of areas of focus to create a stronger, more student-centered university.
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The IUP Writing across the Curriculum program, Jones White Writing Center, Liberal Studies English program, and National Council of Teachers of English (IUP-NCTE) will host this celebration Tuesday across all social media platforms. This year’s theme is #WhyIWrite and how writing is meaningful. 
Register by Monday for the Words with Friends Tournament the following week, and sign up for Trivia Night 2 on Tuesday.
William Lafranchi, who retired as director of Libraries and Media Resources after 33 years at IUP, recently gave $135,000 to support the IUP Libraries and student scholarships.
On Wednesday, IUP Libraries will host this event in honor of Open Access Week, which celebrates free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research and the right to use those results.
Virtual information sessions will be available for anyone interested in learning more about the MBA, Executive Track, program. Ask about the curriculum, class format, application and admission process, and more.
A combination of a class and an organization, SMIP manages Foundation for IUP assets of more than $1.5 million and allows students to improve their skills in financial services and other business fields. 
Learn about healthy and unhealthy relationships, love styles, love languages, and signs of dating and domestic violence Monday at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Alice Paul House staff members will discuss available resources.
The Office of New Student Orientation will facilitate three information sessions this month for students interested in the position.
Learn Princeton Review test-taking strategies using proactive review questions. The session will take place October 23 at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom.


Time Management: 
Maintain a balanced schedule that includes class time, homework time, breaks to recharge, social time, exercise, and time to eat and refuel.

—A tip from Academic Success Center peer mentors

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