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Cal U. awarded $1.3 million grant involving opioid crisis

Thursday, August 15, 2019

California University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $1.3 million federal grant to help graduate students in programs that deal with the nation’s opioid crisis.

Scott Beveridge | Observer-Reporter



Edinboro University announces Tartan Talks - storytelling podcasts

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Edinboro University faculty members are among a vast collection of individuals who have a story to tell ... beyond the classroom and lecture halls.

Corry Journal



Anthropology students dig into geology of defunct town

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

This summer, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Department of Anthropology faculty member Dr. Ben Ford and Dr. Bill Chadwick are overseeing 17 IUP students for six weeks while they dig, map and explore Newport Village, which existed from 1790 through 1820 along the banks of the Conemaugh River on the border of Westmoreland and Indiana counties.

Indiana Gazette



Shippensburg television gets Emmy nominations for live sports

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Shippensburg University Television recently received two collegiate Emmy nominations from the mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Herald-Mail



IUP Students Find Human Artifacts From 8,000 Years Ago Near Blairsville

Monday, August 12, 2019

Indiana University of Pennsylvania students doing an archaeological dig near the Conemaugh River found something they did not expect.

KDKA-TV



IUP graduate addresses scholars about integrity

Friday, August 9, 2019

The closing of IUP's fifth annual Research Experiences for Summer Scholars program featured posters and was closed out by a pep talk from an IUP graduate.

Patrick Cloonan | Indiana Gazette



Edinboro University boosts commitment to older learners

Friday, August 9, 2019

It’s joined an international group of universities sharing best practices to encourage lifelong learning.

Erie Times-News



IUP to receive share of grants

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will receive a $200,000 share of $2.1 million in grants awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Tuesday to support innovative teacher and school leader preparation programs.

Patrick Cloonan | Indiana Gazette



Kutztown University is again named a top college in the Northeast by the Princeton Review

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Kutztown University has been named to the Best in the Northeast 2020 list of colleges and universities, compiled by the Princeton Review.

Reading Eagle



Pennsylvania State Police to Hold Inclusive, One-Day Camp for People with Special Needs

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Pennsylvania State Police is partnering with Edinboro University to host is third annual Sunny Day Camp on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Erie News Now



SRU adds enhancements to net-price calculator

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

A new online tool now available on the Slippery Rock University website, www.sru. edu, can provide a more accurate assessment of how much students and families can expect to pay for one year of their SRU education.

New Castle News



IUP student compiles rainfall database

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Many residents in Indiana County have watched their backyard rain gauges overflow as record rainfall was documented last year throughout the region.

Indiana Gazette



Edinboro University hosts Forensic Science Camp for high school students

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Edinboro University is introducing high school students to the Forensic Science and Criminal Justice Fields.

Samiar Nefzi | Erie Times News



Edinboro University to offer deaf education degree

Friday, August 2, 2019

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania will offer a new bachelor’s degree program in early childhood and deaf education beginning in January.

Erie Times-News



Clarion University designated to award $150K in scholarships

Friday, August 2, 2019

The Addison Gibson Foundation has granted $150,000 in scholarship money to Clarion University to distribute to qualifying students this year.

Oil City Derrick



ESU receives $295K workforce training grant

Friday, August 2, 2019

East Stroudsburg University’s Career and Workforce Development office has received a $295,036 training grant for the 2019-20 fiscal year to support workforce training through the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania. That WEDnetPA funding is provide by the state Department of Community and Economic Development.

Pocono Record



He’s a state university president and an African king. How Millersville’s new leader is bridging those worlds

Friday, August 2, 2019

As a tribal king — a royal title he inherited in 2017 when his uncle died — Wubah rules a district of about 140,000 people, while managing a 7,780-student university campus.

Susan Snyder | Philadelphia Inquirer



Clarion University programs gain national recognition

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has notified Clarion University School of Education that its secondary English and math education programs have been nationally recognized, adding to those recognized earlier this academic year.

TheDerrick.com



Shippensburg University offers exclusive support to first-generation students

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

One student population, in particular, has been the buzz around campus since the start of 2019: First-generation students.

Dr. B. Donta Truss | Chambersburg Public-Opinion



Online Education PhDs Ranked by OnlineCollegePlan

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Slippery Rock University ranked second in the survey's look at online graduate programs in special education.

Yahoo! Finance



Edinboro University launches new undergraduate Early Childhood and Deaf Education program

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Edinboro University has announced a new program that will provide training for pre-service teachers to address needs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

YourErie.com



Tuition Freeze: PASSHE board has acted, now it’s time for the General Assembly

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

We unanimously approved for the first time in more than 20 years a freeze on in-state tuition, and we did this because we know students want not only quality higher education opportunities, but also for those opportunities to be affordable.

State Sen. Tim Briggs | King of Prussia Courier



Edinboro president focuses on university, community growth

Monday, July 29, 2019

A red jersey emblazoned with a tartan plaid “19” is just one of the expressions of welcome this summer for Edinboro University of Pennsylvania’s new president.

Valerie Myers | Erie Times-News



Cynthia D. Shapira: Pennsylvania tuition freeze gives students a greater chance of success

Monday, July 29, 2019

This year we did something different — we took a bold stand for our students and a major step in affirming our mission to provide quality, affordable higher education.

Cynthia Shapira | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette



SRU class will steer students to explore driverless cars

Monday, July 29, 2019

A new SRU seminar class conducts research about driverless cars.

New Castle News



Area colleges, universities named to Colleges of Distinction list

Monday, July 29, 2019

California University of Pennsylvania and Slippery Rock University were named to the 2019-20 Colleges of Distinction list, which helps upcoming college students navigate schools across the country based on size, cost, location, academic offering and more.

Megan Tomasic | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review



Family donates $25,000 to IUP culinary program

Saturday, July 27, 2019

A former dean of the College of Health and Human Services and his wife have continued their commitment to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts with a donation to benefit its students.

Indiana Gazette



Bloomsburg University’s McDowell Institute Receives Gift from CMSU

Saturday, July 27, 2019

The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania McDowell Institute for Teacher Excellence in Positive Behavior Support received a $2,700 gift from the Columbia Montour Snyder Union (CMSU) Counties of Central Pennsylvania Service System to help increase mental health awareness for children

Jayne Ann Budga | WBRE-TV



State System eases the tuition burden

Friday, July 26, 2019

It’s pretty tough these days to find good news about the cost of higher education ... But there is a glimmer of hope.

Observer-Reporter



Sen. Judy Schwank: Moving state universities in the right direction

Friday, July 26, 2019

Almost every day I run into someone who is a graduate of one of our 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Education, or PASSHE. I'm always happy when I do because it means the system is working exactly as it's intended. These schools are the launching pad for legions of Pennsylvania students on the road to success, and it's fueling the economic engine of the commonwealth.

Sen. Judy Schwank | Reading Eagle



Clarion University Tops $1 Million in National Science Foundation Grants

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Clarion University and physics professor Dr. Chunfei Li have been awarded a $305,097 grant from the National Science Foundation

Joanne Bauer | ExploreJeffersonPa.com



Laurel High graduate takes over as Division II basketball head coach

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Making a move up the college basketball ladder was not on the radar early last season for Damian Pitts, a graduate of Laurel High School.

David Driver | Baltimore Sun



IUP lands high-tech microscope

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Indiana University of Pennsylvania geosciences faculty member Dr. Nick Deardorff is certain that IUP’s latest science equipment will enhance the research structure not just at IUP, but for the region.

Indiana Gazette



Western Pa. schools promote ‘instant decision’ for admission

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Some colleges and universities are offering students the opportunity to gain admission in a single day. The so-called “instant decision” is being offered at California University of Pennsylvania Monday through Friday next week. Indiana University of Pennsylvania has had its own “instant decision days” for several years for both freshman and transfer students.

Joe Napsha | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review



CUP's Sather nominated for NCAA Woman of Year award

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference has announced Clarion University's Christina Sather and West Chester University's Kaitlin Hatch as the league's 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year nominees.

TheDerrick.com



FULL INTERVIEW WITH NEW EDINBORO UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

"I wanted to help the university grow so it becomes a destination for many students and families."

Erie News Now



Clarion University SBDC collaborates on 'Big Idea'

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Ben Franklin Technology Partners, DuBois, in collaboration with Clarion University's Small Business Development Center and other partners, is looking for tech entrepreneurs, developers or small manufacturers who are creating innovative new products, processes or software applications for its "Big Idea" contest.

TheDerrick.com



College students learning about milkweed, caterpillars with hands-on experience

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Photojournalist Tom Gregory met up with a group from East Stroudsburg University studying the plant and some of the insects drawn to it.

Tom Gregory | WBRE-TV



Mascots challenge Cal U's Blaze and lose

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

If the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Sauerkraut Saul let California University of Pennsylvania’s mascot win a race Tuesday, the giant pierogi wasn’t talking.

Scott Beveridge | Observer-Reporter



ESU social work program reaccredited

Monday, July 22, 2019

Students of East Stroudsburg University will have the option to pursue a career in the social work industry for at least the next eight years.

Staff Reports | Pocono Record



State System freezes tuition at Cal U, other public universities

Sunday, July 21, 2019

For the first time in more than 20 years, tuition will not increase for students at California University of Pennsylvania and other state-owned schools for the upcoming school year.

Eric Morris | Herald-Standard



Psychology Department hosts research forum

Saturday, July 20, 2019

The psychology department at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania hosted the 45th Biannual Research Forum on April 30, 2019 in the Niedbala Auditorium of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center.

Wayne Independent



Pa. state universities freeze tuition for first time in more than 20 years

Thursday, July 11, 2019

For the first time in more than two decades, Pennsylvania students attending the state’s 14 public universities will face no tuition hike this fall.

Susan Snyder | Philadelphia Inquirer