Green Dot Student Training

Green Dot  is a comprehensive bystander intervention philosophy that is so powerful it will change the way you think about violence prevention.  If you are passionate about creating a culture change on campus, then you really should consider attending this immersive two day training.

Spots will fill up fast for this.  So please RSVP as soon as possible at

http://www.iup.edu/haven/green-dot/green-dot-student-training-registration-form/

Why March Is The Best Time To Apply For A Summer Internship

March is the busiest and most crucial month for internship applications; here’s how to stand out and land a summer gig.

Why March Is The Best Time To Apply For A Summer Internship
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According to data by LinkedIn, more summer interns are hired in March than any other month of the year.

There were 70,000 U.S. internship listings on the professional networking site in February. If historical trends are any indicator, that number will likely jump above six figures during the month of March.

“It is the dead center of internship season; it is a crucial month,” says Lauren Berger, founder of Internqueen.com and author of two books on interning, including All Work, No Pay and Welcome to the Real World. “If you don’t have those materials ready, sit down this weekend, block out some time, give those materials a facelift, go over your resume and your cover letter, and make sure you’ve got some references ready to go.”

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CHC Priority Registration Begins on March 27th

Priority scheduling is set for March 27-29, 2017. 

Honors College students are among those with priority registration privileges and should receive a scheduling time for the 27st – 29th of March.  If you do not receive a scheduling time on one of these days, contact Kevin Berezansky at kevinb@iup.edu.

CHC students should schedule a meeting with their advisor before March 6th (Spring Break Week) to discuss plans for the fall semester and receive a registration PIN.  Don’t wait until the week before March registration.  Faculty time is limited to office hours and scheduling is crunch time for them.  If you have questions about your honors college requirements you can schedule an appointment with Kevin Berezansky before meeting with your adviser.  Please print a copy of the Honors College Curriculum to share with your adviser and explain how the CHC curriculum meets your liberal studies requirements. Hard copies will also be available on the table outside Dr. Finegan’s office.

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Winterim – Somatics and Dance at the Himalayan Institute

EARN 3 CREDITS AND STILL BE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!somatics-and-dance

DANC 281 Somatics & Dance, Winter Immersion

December 18 – 23, 2016.

BEGIN THE WINTER SEASON WITH A HEALTHY START!

JOIN US FOR SOMATICS AND DANCE WINTER IMMERSION AT THE HIMALAYAN INSTITUE HONESDALE, PA

DEC. 18 – 23

Open to all students interested in moving towards health.  Experience this Game – changer for yourself!

DANC 281 001 OPEN 3.00 Somatics & Dance Winter Immersion. December 18 – 23, 2016. Instructor: Joan E. Van Dyke Indiana University of Pennsylvania An exploration of movement, emphasizing internal perception including traditional and contemporary techniques based in Conditioning, Psychotherapy, and Spiritual Movement as they apply to dance and health. Pilates Based Exercise, Yoga, Contact Improvisation, Alexander Technique, and Body Work methods will be investigated with emphasis placed on safe practices. Students will have an opportunity to give-back through service based community events. This course is open to dancers, actors, athletes, musicians and non-dancers of all levels.

Additional Room and Board Costs: $425.00 per/person for six days, which includes a double shared room, three vegetarian meals per day, yoga and meditation classes, and facilities usage.

CALL JOAN AT 724-357 -5528, jvandyke@iup.edu for more information

Volunteers Needed For Angels’ Wings Campaign

Posted on 11/3/2015 8:33:41 AM

With the holidays right around the corner, the goal of the Angels’ Wings campaign is to provide gifts for more than 2,000 children, elderly, and physically/mentally challenged people in the Indiana area. Volunteers are needed the week before Thanksgiving break, November 16–19, 2015, to assist with tabling to distribute tags. Volunteers are also needed the week after break, November 30 to December 2, for gift collection. Volunteers will be needed from 10:30–6:00 each day.

If you are able to help out for any amount of time, please contact Brooke Stanford at RFDV@iup.edu or the Office of Service Learning at service-learning@iup.edu specifying what day(s) and times you can commit to. Or, just stop by our office in 302 Pratt Hall for more information.

CHC Alumnus Encourages Job Applications

Link to apply online: http://fundforequality.org/fundjobs2.html

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Morgan Chase here, 2014 grad.  I was just reaching out because since graduating from IUP I’ve been working with a non-profit called the Fund for Equality. The Fund partners with the Human Rights Campaign to win hard-fought campaigns to protect LGBTQ equality.

This fall/winter/summer, Fund for Equality is tackling some big issues, and we’re looking for people ready to make real change happen. As far as HC questioning goes we’re more on the “Therefore what should we do?” side of things.

 

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APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDENT TRUSTEE SEAT, 2017–19

Applications are now being accepted for the student seat on the IUP Council of Trustees.

Application/nomination forms are available in the Office of the President, 201 Sutton Hall, and online:  Student Trustee Application/Nomination Form.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of the President, 201 Sutton Hall, by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

To be eligible, a candidate must currently be (in fall 2016) at least a first-semester sophomore with an expected graduation date not earlier than May 2019.

The successful applicant must be in good academic and student conduct standing and must have leadership experience and strong communication skills.

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CHC Priority Registration Begins on October 18

Priority scheduling is set for October 18-20

Honors College students are among those with priority registration privileges and should receive a scheduling time for the 18-21 of October.  If you do not receive a scheduling time on one of these days, contact Kevin Berezansky at kevinb@iup.edu.

CHC students should schedule a meeting with their adviser in the next few weeks to discuss plans for the fall semester and receive a registration PIN.  Don’t wait until the week before registration.  Faculty time is limited to office hours and scheduling is crunch time for them.  If you have questions about your honors college requirements you can schedule an appointment with Kevin Berezansky before meeting with your adviser.  Please print a copy of the Honors College Curriculum to share with your adviser and explain how the CHC curriculum meets your liberal studies requirements. Hard copies will also be available on the table outside Dr. Finegan’s office.

In addition to the Core Curriculum, CHC students must complete a 3 credit Honors Elective and an HNRC 499 substitution (Honors Senior Synthesis).  Until we undergo curriculum revision, the following are suitable 499 substitutes: a graduate level course, a significant study abroad experience, a second CHC elective, an internship, an Honors independent study or an Honors thesis.  Transfer students may be exempt from some requirements.  CHC students who entered the program after their first semester of college should schedule a meeting to be sure they are meeting all their honors requirements and the Liberal Studies requirements.

Students must be within 32 credits of graduation to pursue a graduate course and have received the appropriate departmental and college approvals.   IUP’s policy for undergraduates pursuing a graduate course is detailed as follows: “IUP undergraduate students with an academic grade point average of at least 2.6 who are within thirty-two semester hours of graduation are permitted, after receiving appropriate approvals, to take up to six semester hours of graduate work whether or not they have applied for acceptance into an IUP graduate program.”

Honors courses offered next spring include:

BIOL, PSYC, MUHI and ECOB are restricted to major/college honors only.

EDSP are open to all honors college students.

ENGL 202 H is widely used by honor college students as their H elective.  ENGL 202 H must be taken by freshman Nursing and Respiratory majors before the end of their sophomore year as their H elective.

TERM CRN SUB CRS SECTION#
201650 20227 BIOL 483 6 sections
201650 21979 EDSP 102 8H1
201650 22011 EDSP 373 H01
201650 22026 EDSP 378 H01
201650 22037 EDSP 477 H01
201650 22047 EDSP 493 H01
201650 22442 ENGL 202 H20
201650 22443 ENGL 202 H21
201650 21808 IFMG 300 H01
201650 22379 MGMT 310 H01
201650 20956 MUHI 302 HW1
201650 20957 MUHI 302 HW2
201650 20421 PSYC 483 11 sections

McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

The McNair Scholars Program is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities.

The 2016–17 McNair Scholars Application deadline is December 2, 2016.

How to Apply

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program: Embrace his legacy. Create your own. A U.S. Department of Education TRIO program

The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 150 institutions a cross the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education.

FAQ

Services

McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education and have demonstrated strong academic potential. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society.

 

 

6 Month Co-Op Offered by CHC Alum (January through June 2017)

This is the first year for a fantastic opportunity for CHC students ONLY!  Christian Minich, a graduate of CHC in 2012 is offering the below data analyst co-op opportunity.  It is available to all majors regardless of previous experience with databases or technical proficiency.  Christian wants thinkers who love to solve problems first and foremost.  He can teach you the technology you’ll be using to solve problems as part of a team.  I can’t over emphasize how cool this is and how much it will alter your professional trajectory should you do this experience.  Please review the job and email me if you have any interest in applying. 

Kevin

Position: Clinical Data Analyst – Co-op

Company Description:

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. As the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, CHOP has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved the lives of countless children. Today, that same spirit of care and innovation continues. That’s why US News and World Report named CHOP in a first place tie on its Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals for 2011-2012.

http://www.chop.edu/

Job Description:

Clinical Data and Analytics team provides that information that CHOP needs to improve the lives of patients. We are responsible for empowering users with data across the institution, providing a unique blend of clinical, technical, and analytical expertise. We believe that analytics and data can improve outcomes, optimize processes, and reduce costs. We hire smart, curious people who can bring together clinical, operational, and financial data and deliver insights.

What you’ll do

  • Independently manage projects from beginning to end
  • Create new data sets and build reporting/analytical solutions
  • Analyze healthcare data for key insights and deliver a summary of findings

We’re looking for people who

  • Can learn new techniques quickly
  • Are able to synthesize a complex problem
  • Are curious and pursue many interests
  • Are enthusiastic about change
  • Are motivated by mission
  • Communicate clearly
  • Are a team players
  • Have, or want to have, knowledge of at least one programming language (optional)
  • Have, or want to have, a basic grasp of statistical concepts (optional)

Co-Op Start Date – Mid January through June (6 months)

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