Also: Commencement Update, NextGen Answers, Local Jobs for Students
Also: Commencement Update, NextGen Answers, Local Jobs for Students
Winter commencement offers mix of virtual, in-person events; Provost Moerland responds to restructuring questions; find temporary work babysitting, dog walking, and more
Closeup of IUP veterans memorial reflecting American flag

Virtual Veterans Day Celebration

Say thank you to IUP’s veterans and service members by being part of a video to honor them. Send a photo or short video to Cory Shay, Military and Veterans Resource Center director, at by the end of today. The video will be part of a virtual celebration Friday from noon to 2:00 p.m.
December 2020 and January 2021 graduates will be honored during a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, December 12. In addition, each academic college will host an in-person celebration that weekend.
In a video, Provost Tim Moerland responded to questions from students about IUP’s academic reorganization and about faculty retrenchment.
The MA in Human Resources and Employment Relations program has become certified by the Society for Human Resource Management, recognizing its alignment with the organization’s educational guidelines.
Upcoming events include a Netflix Watch Party (Taylor Tomlinson’s Quarter-Life Crisis) on Wednesday and a Zoom living room concert featuring AJR (with IUP Conquer the Mic winner the Placeholders as opening act) on Thursday. Register for next week’s Trivia Night and Spelling Bee.
This is a violence-prevention program at IUP. On Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom, learn how to become an active voice and step in when somebody needs it the most.
The IUP Jazz Ensemble, led by Kevin Eisensmith, will present its annual fall concert Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., streamed live from Fisher Auditorium.
Group members recently shopped for and donated more than $540 worth of food items and toiletries needed the most at the IUP Food Pantry and Help Center.
Wondering what Ranger’s been up to? Need to stay in the residence halls over Thanksgiving? Want to take advantage of the Co-op Store’s Veterans Day sale? This edition has you covered.
Fake software update attacks that target educational institutions have been on the rise. These attacks trick users into downloading and installing malware onto their computers. Stay vigilant, both on the internet and in your email.
QuadJobs, an online platform offering temporary work opportunities, is available through the Career and Professional Development Center. Jobs may include babysitting, party help, tutoring, office work, furniture moving, dog walking, and more.
The first spring 2021 student bills will be issued online November 30 to view December 1. Several payment plans are offered.
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