Taking Better Care of Yourself Could Help You Lead Better in 2020

By Andrew Hughes Let’s be honest, leadership is not easy. In fact, effective leadership often requires us to make personal sacrifices, deliver unpopular decisions, and perform consistently under a high level of stress. How do we, as leaders, take care of our own well-being while enduring constant change and giving our best selves to our…

Internship at Sage’s Army

ABOUT SAGE’s ARMY Sage’s Army, Inc. was founded in 2012 by Carmen Capozzi following the death of his son, Sage. Sage’s Army is dedicated to bringing awareness, compassion, and action to communities affected by the drug epidemic. Apply Here Internship ABOUT SAGE’s ARMY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: The internship provides an opportunity to gain valuable learning and…

Sociology Graduation Ceremony 2019

2019 IUP Sociology Department Graduation Ceremony May 11th, 2019 Opening Remarks: Dr. Michelle Sandhoff Presentation of Undergraduate Degrees: Dr. Dana Hysock-Witham Undergraduate Student Speaker: Autumn Dietrich Presentation of Graduate Degrees: Dr. Melanie Duncan Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Kylie Smith Kay Snyder & Tom Nowak Award for Department Service: Dr. Melanie Duncan

Scholarship Essay Competition – Minc Law Online Harassment Essay

The Minc Law Scholarship was created with the belief that everyone who wants to continue learning in college should get the chance to do so. Minc Law has created a scholarship to give college students the chance to further their education by awarding one person a $1,500 scholarship to be applied to their college tuition…

IUP Hiring Student Peer Educators

IUP is hiring new Peer Educators for the upcoming academic year and our current staff identified sociology students as fantastic candidates for the position. I am asking you to pass on this information to your students in the hopes that they are interested in a paid leadership experience next year. Peer Educators aim to encourage students…

AmeriCorps Job Opportunities – For IUP Seniors

Applications are currently being accepted for 20-plus positions for the 2018-2019 Lake Effect Leaders AmeriCorps VISTA cohort. Visit Website: https://lakeeffectleaders.com/ The organization is interested in recruit graduating seniors interested in a service-oriented career path? Lake Effect Leaders is a multi-county intermediary AmeriCorps VISTA Program Grant which serves as a pipeline for nonprofit leadership development. Led…

Administration and Leadership Studies PHD Info Night @IUPedu #IUP

Are you interested in earning your PhD program in Administration and Leadership Studies?  Come join us on Wednesday, October 4 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the HUB Allegheny Room on the IUP Campus for an information night to learn more about this program. The PhD program will enroll new students in Indiana for Summer 2018.  This is a part-time…

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, What is the MARTI Conference About After All?

by Sara Starke I attended a conference put on by the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute (MARTI). This MARTI Conference was titled “Promoting Recovery and Wellness; For Individuals, Families, and Communities.” I learned about the roots of the opioid epidemic, drug and alcohol addiction causes, recovery options for addicts and families, suicide prevention, treatments for…

Job Opportunity- Lebanon Agency on Aging 

From Dr. Beth Mabry Aging Care Manager 2 (Local Government)Employment Opportunities: The Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging currently has three full-time vacancies for Aging Care Manager 2 (Local Government). One position is in Protective Services; one position is in Protective Services/Nursing Home Transition; and one position is in the Options Program. Nature of Work:…

Job Opportunities for Sociology Majors

The IUP Department of Sociology was informed that Luzerne County Office of Children and Youth have an immediate need for 30 Child and Youth Services Case Workers.