Next Student Trustee, STEM Fellow, “Ordinary Days”
Next Student Trustee, STEM Fellow, “Ordinary Days”
Early childhood/special education major to be next student trustee; grad student earns National Science Foundation research fellowship; streaming of Ordinary Days musical starts next week; and more
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Presenting the Highest Alumni Honor

In a virtual ceremony Saturday, IUP will honor the 15 recipients of its 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Learn about these latest recipients, who represent career fields including academics, health care, media, law enforcement, sports marketing, art, and the military.
Maura King, an early childhood/special education major, will be the next student member of the IUP Council of Trustees. She will begin her term in May and serve until her graduation.
A student in the MS in Applied Mathematics program, Vincent Thompson ’20 was selected for a National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship that will support his academic pursuits for three years.
During a virtual Celebration of Philanthropy, IUP will honor its volunteers and donors and celebrate the Imagine Unlimited campaign’s success and impact on students.
The ensemble will perform Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall. This free recital is open to the campus community and will be available via livestream on the Music Department’s YouTube channel.
Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater present Ordinary Days, a musical focused on four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect. Recorded performances will be streamed for four days starting Thursday. Purchase tickets.
Explore comics and graphic novels with the IUP Libraries on Wednesday, April 28, at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom. The event will feature archival items and talks by members of the English Department. Email to join.
Music librarian Carl Rahkonen will present his research on Samuel Bayard, known for studying, transcribing, and collecting local fiddle music, primarily in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s. Join via Zoom on Wednesday, April 28, at 7:00 p.m.
In a virtual meet-the-author event last week, novelist and IUP alumna Layne Fargo talked about her career, showed how IUP has helped shape her stories, and gave advice to those interested in having their work published.
Preparing for Final Exams: Answering practice questions is a great way to prepare for exams. Use a study guide or develop your own questions. If you participate in a study group, ask each member to create practice questions to share.

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