Coming Out Day, from “Rhythm + Flow” to IUP, Leaders Wanted
Coming Out Day, from “Rhythm + Flow” to IUP, Leaders Wanted
Celebrate being yourself; Homecoming with D Smoke and Flawless Real Talk; the search for a student trustee; and more
Three panels featuring a skull, multicultural hands joined, and a Pandenarium marker

Anthropologists to Discuss “Is Race Real?”

Faculty members Abigail Adams, Ben Ford, and Andrea Palmiotto will discuss the role of race in our lives today from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Elkin Hall. This panel presentation is also available through Zoom.
Two events take place today: a celebration of Coming Out Day in the Oak Grove from 12:30–3:00 p.m. (all identities welcome) and the LGBTQIA+ Student Experience from 8:00–9:00 p.m. in Folger Hall. Email for Zoom details. Thursday’s event, “Professionalism in the Queer Community,” is at 7:00 p.m. in Elkin.
A Netflix Watch Party tonight at 8:00 featuring Hasan Minhaj and the 2020 Homecoming concert with D Smoke and Flawless Real Talk on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. via Zoom are among this week’s highlights.
Led by Sharon Massey and Sean Derry, this artist collective used sculptures that students made from postconsumer cardboard to transform a traffic island along Oakland Avenue into an island oasis.
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, this Haven Project display that shares the stories of real victims is making its way through residence halls.
Join Health and Wellness Promotion peer educators on their first virtual run/walk competition against other State System schools. The first three participants to accumulate 361 miles from October 1 through December 1 will win prizes.
Melanie Monaghan Bradburn ’96, aka Melanie Taylor from 100.7 Star’s Bubba Show, recently discussed her 20-year career in Pittsburgh broadcasting with Communications Media and Journalism students.
Students who qualify for the Sutton Scholarship, particularly those in IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, may benefit from a new scholarship established by John Laudeman ’71 and his wife, Dorothy.
Any IUP community member who would like to participate in the Speech-Language Pathology master’s degree program’s review for reaccreditation may attend a public meeting Thursday, November 5, via Zoom.
Public meetings to plan the future of this key route will take place today and Thursday via Zoom. Everyone at IUP is invited.
IUP Athletics speaker series, Counseling Center FAQ, and more are in this issue.
Would you like to fill the student seat on the IUP Council of Trustees? Complete applications must be turned in to the Office of the President by 4:30 p.m. October 26.
The Office of New Student Orientation is searching for new student success leaders for summer 2021. This role involves working with incoming students as well as faculty and staff members and administrators to provide a valuable student experience.
Students curious about academic programs in the college can hear directly from its leadership and faculty members Thursday at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
For all continuing graduate and undergraduate students, registration for the upcoming winter session and for spring 2021 begins October 12 at 8:00 a.m.
The IUP Health Service will provide flu shots for students during regular hours. Appointments are required by calling 724-357-2550.
Celebrate Pajama, Tie Dye, and Spirit Gear days this week, with prizes awarded for best picture. A door decorating contest will recognize the top three entries campus-wide.
IUP Green Dot, a violence-prevention initiative, is holding a free scavenger hunt this week, its Week of Action. The first to locate the dot each day will be entered to win a Sheetz gift card.
Find these codes across campus and get some health tips along the way. The first clue is on Health and Wellness Promotion’s Instagram page, @IUPAWARE.
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