CHC Alumnus Encourages Job Applications

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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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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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Washington Center Internship Presentation in the Great Hall

A representative from the Washington Center will be doing a special presentation for Honors College students in the Great Hall on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 from 6-7 p.m.

Cook Honors College students have participated in the TWC every year for as long as I can remember. Please plan to attend if you are interested in pursuing an internship in the DC. There are generous scholarship opportunities available as a result of the affiliation between IUP and TWC, and Achievement Funding may also support your participation.

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit. The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has 70 full-time staff and more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are in leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.  Visit their website at

Send me an email ( if you plan to attend, so I can track interest.


Red-Flag Poetry

Red-Flag Poetry is a small, locally-founded poetry journal, unique in publishing one poem per month on a postcard delivered to your mailbox. We are proudly supported by the English Department at IUP, and through their generosity, it’s free for anyone with an IUP email address!

How do you sign up? Go over to, and click on  subscribe. Fill out the form, and if you use an IUP email, you will  not receive an invoice. Instead, you’ll start getting poems the  following month for free. You can sign up for six months or a year,  and as long as you renew your subscription with an active IUP email  address, you can continue to receive new and innovative work every  month.

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IUP DAY 2016

myiup-iup-day-template-highlightFirst designed in fall 2007 by IUP alumnus Dijon Cole, IUP Day allows students to explore ways of getting involved at IUP.

In addition, IUP Day allows for each recognized student organization to increase awareness of its mission and potentially its membership base. As a result, students gain a clear sense of the IUP community and the opportunities available through the recognized campus organizations, clubs, and activities. 

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History Department Conference!

Fall 2016 History Conference

The History Department will hold their annual conference on Nov 1. Submissions are due by Sept 16th at 5pm.

Conference presentations are excellent opportunities to develop your research & public speaking skills. Build your resume, show off your love of history — present at the IUP History Conference! We encourage submissions by both undergraduate & graduate students. You do not need to be a History major to submit a paper.

To submit your paper, send Dr. Baker ( the title of your paper and the name of a ‘faculty sponsor’ — the professor who you wrote the paper for — by Sept 16th at 5pm.

PERC Pittsburgh Education Recruitment Consortium Job Fair

Pittsburgh Education Recruitment Consortium Job Fair Candidate Registration is now open.

Join us for one of the largest education job fairs in the country. We anticipate another substantial recruitment event with school districts and related employers.

Below are registration instructions. For more information visit the  Pittsburgh Education Recruitment Consortium Job Fair website. Review all information carefully so that your job fair registration is accurate and successful.

Job Fair Registration

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Place: Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

Time: 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Check out the PERC YouTube videos for tips about attending the PERC Job Fair.

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WestPACS Job and Internship Fair

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.  |  Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, Pa.

Student/Candidate Registration will open in the spring semester.

Employers attending WestPACS, the largest job fair in the Pittsburgh region, are seeking alumni, graduating students, and underclassmen with experience in: Accounting, Business/Management, Commercial Art and Graphic Design, Communication and Public Relations, Computer Science and Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, Government/Public Administration, Health Care, Hospitality, Human Resources/Personnel; Law/Paralegal, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Office Administration, Parks and Recreation, Sales and Marketing, Sciences, Social and Human Services, and Writing/Journalism.

IUP Spring 2016 Career Fair

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (Please note – location of career fair has been changed to the KCAC)

For Students

The IUP Spring 2016 Career Fair provides an opportunity for students to explore jobs and internship opportunities in criminology, summer employment, government, and public service. The fair is open to employers in all fields seeking students from any of IUP’s more than 175 academic majors and certificate programs for full-time, part-time, seasonal, and internship employment.

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IUP Undergraduate Scholar’s Forum

Call for Submissions

Eleventh Annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Deadline for Proposal Submission is 5:00 p.m., February 26, 2016
The Undergraduate Scholars Forum provides all undergraduate students with an opportunity for scholarly development by presenting their original research, scholarly activities, teacher work samples, or creative endeavors. Conference participation is designed to foster scholarship and collegiality among undergraduate students and faculty members and to provide a forum for undergraduate students to discuss their academic work with a community of scholars.

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Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Literatures Conference

Conference theme: “Generation /Regeneration”

April 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Living Learning Center
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

The first ever Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Literature Conference will give you the opportunity to present a version of one of your best papers and to hear presentations by your peers from other colleges. Papers will examine literatures in English, French or Spanish or overlaps between literature and other humanities disciplines.

Our theme, “Generation /Regeneration” offers a wide range of possibilities for paper topics.

It is a literature conference, but papers from all Humanities departments are welcome.  The organizers of this conference invite students from departments in the Humanities to consider the conference theme and submit a proposal.

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