Tuition Reduction, Provost Scholars, Stockings for Veterans
Tuition Reduction, Provost Scholars, Stockings for Veterans
Learn about IUP’s latest tuition reduction; see the Provost Scholars for fall; find out how one fraternity helps veterans; and more
Four young men in graduation caps and gowns are standing amid chairs on the floor of an arena, listening during a ceremony. Two of the men are wearing light-colored sashes and one is wearing a medal with “PSAC” on it. The men have different colored linings on the hoods of their gowns.
Congratulations to our December and January graduates, who were celebrated in commencement ceremonies on Saturday. See a gallery of photos from the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.
See the list of fall 2022 Provost Scholars. Students can achieve this status once during their time at IUP by completing 45 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Through the Homeless Heroes Holiday Stocking Project, Rho Tau Chi military service fraternity recently collected toiletries and other supplies and, with help from the community, stuffed 3,000 stockings for distribution to the region’s homeless veterans.
Sayed Ali Reza Ahmadi and Oksana Moroz, Composition and Applied Linguistics doctoral students, recently discussed their experiences as international graduate students and as Kathleen Jones White Writing Center tutors on the IELTS Podcast, a tool for preparing students to take the International English Language Testing System exam.
Administration and Leadership Studies student Amber Hamilton gave two presentations at annual conferences: “Helping Special Populations ‘Design Their Life,’ Best Practices for Advising and Teaching” for NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising, and “Power in Numbers: Using Group Tutoring during a Tutor Shortage” for the College Reading and Learning Association.
The School of Graduate Studies and Research has awarded the Julius P. Filcik Doctoral Fellowship to two students: Ragia Hassan, DEd in Curriculum and Instruction program, and Justin McDonald, PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program. Filcik was a 1953 graduate of IUP.
Mimi Benjamin, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, discussed data on the future of student affairs and pandemic-related challenges, particularly in housing and residence life, on the Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers Podcast. Watch “An Exodus or a Reckoning? The Great Resignation in Campus Housing.”
Waleed Farag, professor of computer science and director of the Institute for Cybersecurity, joined Pennsylvania’s Labor and Industry secretary on a panel to discuss how government, industry, and educators can work together to address the skilled-worker shortage in science, technology, engineering, and math. River Valley STEAM Academy hosted the panel.
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