Chill with Mister Rogers, Race for the Pantry, Explore Intersectionality
Chill with Mister Rogers, Race for the Pantry, Explore Intersectionality
STATIC presents Beautiful Day and spa day; run on your own to support the food pantry; LGBTQIA, Latina grad shares how IUP shaped her; and more
IUP's Oak Grove on a sunny fall day

“Finding My New Normal”

As part of De-stress Week, author and therapist Alexis Williams ’16 presents “Finding My New Normal—Coping with Tests, Stress, and COVID-19” tonight at 6:00 via Zoom. She’ll discuss her life and writing, as well as self-care, balancing schoolwork and home life, and the need to respect one another.
Thursday, November 19
10:00–11:30 a.m., online. Learn techniques for talking with people who have different views. Email Felicia Daniel,, or Adam Jones,, to register.
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Zoom. Talk about life and career goals with the Career and Professional Development Center staff.
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Schedule an appointment with a therapy dog as part of De-stress Week.
3:00–4:30 p.m., Zoom. This Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement discussion tackles a different topic every two weeks.
5:00–6:00 p.m., YouTube. Along with the IUP Trombone Ensemble, members will perform solo and chamber works in this live-streamed event.
7:00–9:00 p.m., YouTube. This prerecorded performance will feature trumpet music in groups of 4 to 20.
8:00–9:00 p.m., YouTube. Students will perform duets from shows including Into the Woods, Little Women, and Candide during this live-streamed event.
8:00–10:00 p.m., Swank online portal. STATIC presents this 2018 documentary on Fred Rogers, host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Friday, November 20
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., 689 Philadelphia Street. Purchase laser-cut paper packages created by 3-D Design students. Proceeds benefit the Student Assistance Fund.
2:00–5:00 p.m., University Museum. Works include sculpture by Alexander Archipenko, pottery by Maria Montoya Poveka Martinez, and paintings by Louise Pershing and Frank Herbert Mason. 
8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Hall. Hang out, play games, relax with friends—every Friday night.
Saturday, November 21
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., 689 Philadelphia Street.
Participate through December 1 at a location of your choice. Register
Monday, November 23
No classes through Friday. Enjoy the break! 
Friday, November 27
6:00–8:00 p.m., 689 Philadelphia Street.
Saturday, November 28
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., 689 Philadelphia Street.
Monday, November 30
IUP classes are back in session after the Thanksgiving recess.
All day. Deadline for graduate students planning to graduate in December 2020.
All day. Find the 16 codes posted throughout campus this month.
Tuesday, December 1
All day, online. IUP will seek support through social media and the Giving Tuesday website for the Student Assistance Fund, which helps students cover pandemic-related expenses.
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. As a member of the LGBTQIA and Latina communities, Elaine Rita Mendus ’14 will discuss how her involvement and experiences at IUP helped shape who she is today. Email for more information.
Wednesday, December 2
End of day. Submit progress for this IUP Health and Wellness Promotion activity to
8:00–10:00 p.m., Facebook and Instagram. Unplug before finals with do-it-yourself spa kits and relaxation tips from STATIC. Reserve a kit for pickup in HUB 215-216.
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