Open Registration Begins, Building Bridges, Therapy Dogs
Open Registration Begins, Building Bridges, Therapy Dogs
Open registration begins for fall semester classes; learn how to land a job during the pandemic; therapy dogs are back; and more.
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Big Day: How You Can Help IUP Students Soar

Today is the annual Day of Giving, and our students need your help to achieve their dreams. Led by some creative alumni support, you can accept the challenge by giving back and watching what happens.
Thursday, April 8
Noon–4:00 p.m., online. Join in as we celebrate the professional success of IUP’s women in the STEM fields.
2:00–3:00 p.m., Zoom. As a part of Research Appreciation Week, learn how to prevent someone else from taking credit for your writing. 
2:00–4:00 p.m., Zoom. Bring your W-2s, your passport, and your I-94 history, and learn your options for paying taxes. 
5:00–6:00 p.m., HUB Ohio Room. The It’s On Us movement fights sexual assault on college campuses. Learn how you can help. 
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. Learn about summer courses, job shadowing, internships, and professional development opportunities. Register.
6:00–7:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall, YouTubeGraduate student Madeline Hoover will present a solo piano recital, livestreamed and with a limited in-person audience.
6:30–7:30 p.m., Zoom. Tammy Manko, Career and Professional Development Center, will share tips on how to get a job during the pandemic.
7:00–8:30 p.m., Zoom. Test your knowledge about health while playing trivia.
Friday, April 9
Make your schedule for the fall semester, if you have not done so already. Find additional important dates on the Academic Calendar.
This is the last day to withdraw from the university. 
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Zoom. What does “intersectionality” mean to you? Speaker Melinda Quinn Brennan will address the topic during this free event.
Noon–2:30 p.m., Zoom. These screenings allow you to meet the requirements of the Three-Step Process to obtain teacher certification.
1:00–2:30 p.m., Zoom. Connect with others interested in research and scholarship, as part of Research Appreciation Week
2:00–4:00 p.m., Zoom. Bring your W-2s, your passport, and your I-94 history, and learn your options for paying taxes.
8:00–10:00 p.m., Chrome's Teleparty extension. Join STATIC, and choose your flick: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Sharkboy and Lava Girl, Extraction, or Point Blank.
8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Hall. Play games. Shoot pool. Watch TV. Eat. Hang out with your friends, and make some others.
9:30–11:00 p.m., Zoom. Get your bingo card and the Zoom link by 4:00 p.m. on game day by emailing
Saturday, April 10
2:00–5:00 p.m., across campus. Follow STATIC on social media and be the first to track down the clues. Then, take a picture or selfie and send it in.
2:00–3:00 p.m., YouTube. Scylla Humbert will perform a solo voice recital, streamed live.
5:00–6:00 p.m., YouTube. The event’s final recital, featuring participating students, faculty member Linda Jennings, and rock group Cello Fury, will be available via livestream. 
Sunday, April 11
11:59 p.m., online. Last day to confirm your attendance for the graduate ceremony, May 7, or an undergraduate ceremony, May 8.
1:00–2:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall. This quintet of freshman music majors will perform brass chamber music. The IUP community may attend. 
3:00–4:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall. IUP’s scholarship brass chamber ensemble will perform chamber music. The IUP community may attend.
6:00–8:00 p.m., Zoom. Meet with other graduate students (and senior undergraduate students) to support one another.
7:00–8:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall, YouTubeStudent Kyle Chastulik will perform a solo voice recital, accompanied by pianist Jennie Jones, livestreamed and before a limited audience.
Monday, April 12
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Fraternity/sorority life final submissions are due.
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Zoom. Submit your résumé to Career and Professional Development Center coaches and get tips on improving it. 
Noon, Stapleton Library. This exhibit, on display all week, aims to dispel the myth that survivors provoke their assault with how they’re dressed. 
6:00–7:30 p.m., Zoom. Learn from Tammy Manko, Career and Professional Development Center, how to stand out as a respected leader in your organization and in life. 
6:00–7:30 p.m., Folger Student Center. Reduce stress and anxiety by spending some time with the dogs.
7:00–8:30 p.m., HUB Ohio Room and Zoom. Fraternity and sorority chapters and their members are recognized for fall 2020 achievements.
Tuesday, April 13
4:00–5:00 p.m., Zoom. Join a discussion about realistic earnings, student loan repayment options, and credit.
5:00–7:00 p.m., Elkin Great Room and Zoom. Join a discussion about this Haven Project event and sexual violence in the LGBTQIA+ community. 
7:00–9:00 p.m., Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall. James Iman ’06, M’09 will present a solo piano recital. A limited live audience will be permitted.
Wednesday, April 14
Noon–1:00 p.m., Elkin Great Room and Zoom. Melissa Swauger discusses how to get fair compensation during this interactive salary-negotiation workshop. Email to reserve your spot and free lunch.
6:00–7:30 p.m., Zoom. Learn about managing a side business in this Office of Alumni and Friends panel discussion. Register
7:00–9:00 p.m., Zoom. Writing Center Director Dana Driscoll will walk you through the basics of finding grants and submitting successful grant proposals. 
7:00–9:00 p.m., Zoom. The Residence Hall Association and STATIC present Drag Queen Bingo, featuring Alyssa Edwards from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Register.
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