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    IUP RANKED TOP IN NATION, PENNSYLVANIA FOR ONLINE PROGRAMS

    6/4/2021
    All data for the rankings was gathered from the independent National Center for Education Statistics website.  In the ranking, editors praised IUP for its “breadth of course offerings, which range from business to environmental studies to science and technology to social sciences and research,” and IUP’s mission statement: “Indiana University of Pennsylvania engages students as learners and leaders in an intellectually challenging, culturally enriched, and contemporarily diverse environment.”  Editors also recognized IUP for its “16 consecutive years been rated as one of the country’s best colleges by the Princeton Review,” and IUP’s criminology program ranking by U.S. News & World Report as a national top 10 online program.  IUP has also been included in Washington Monthly magazine’s national rankings of schools based on their contributions to society.  EduRef.net, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources, named IUP to its “10 Most Affordable Accredited Online Colleges” ranking for 2020; the Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition has been ranked in the top 16 programs in the nation as a “Best Bachelor’s Degree” by Study.com and the graduate program in literacy has been ranked seventh in the nation by Best Value Schools. IUP offers more than 140 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate programs, including 14 doctoral programs. In addition, students can complete more than 65 minors and scores of specialized tracks and certificate programs, including certificates in athletic coaching, gerontology, photography and digital imaging, popular music, and public history.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:50:00 -0500

    Board hires firm to study voting districts

    The River Valley School board on Tuesday hired The DT Firm to study reapportionment options for redistricting.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:45:00 -0500

    Indiana County COVID-19 cases

    Indiana County saw an increase of 90 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:30:00 -0500

    Trains, Trees for Troops, Bill, Santa, Frye's, etc.

    To whom it may concern —
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:00:00 -0500

    Salvation Army gets donations, plans community events

    The Salvation Army in Indiana is setting the table for an annual Thanksgiving community dinner, and continuing to ring the bells for a 2021 Red Kettle campaign that has achieved 6 percent of its goal.
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:00:00 -0500

    Many retailers take Thanksgiving off

    Indiana Mall is among many retail outlets that will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:00:00 -0500

    Annual ice show to serve as military tribute, family fundraiser

    The days surrounding Thanksgiving signal the start of the most festive time of the year. Choral groups and musicians stage shows of holiday songs and entertainment, communities come together for Christmas tree light-up nights and homes are lit in bright…
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:50:00 -0500

    Indiana County COVID-19 cases

    Indiana County saw an increase of 54 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:45:00 -0500

    To our readers

    The Indiana
  • Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:00:00 -0500

    Veterans memorial dedicated in Iselin

    The Iselin Union Cemetery Association took this year’s Veterans Day service to dedicate a Military Memorial Wall to the community.
  • Tue, 23 Nov 2021 09:55:00 -0500

    Indiana County COVID-19 cases

    Indiana County saw an increase of 80 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Monday. There have been 1,074 cases this month.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    FOREMOST UNDER 40 2021

    Pennsylvania Business Central is proud to recognize a rising generation of business leaders that has adapted and innovated to meet the unique challenges of the past two years. The 42 young professionals and entrepreneurs honored in our 2021 Foremost Under 40 edition exemplifies the vision, drive and determination needed to find success in business environment that has dramatically changed. This […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Banking CEO Round Table

    As part of this Banking/Financial Quarterly, we wanted to explore the implications of a fragile economy emerging from the pandemic and its impact on the banking industry in central Pennsylvania. We were fortunate to gather the thoughts of three of the banking CEOs in our area on some of the key financial issues of this year and the outlook for […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. to merge with Riverview Financial Corporation

    Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. and Riverview Financial Corporation announced recently that they have received all required approvals from the applicable bank regulatory agencies to complete the proposed merger of Riverview with and into Mid Penn. Pending receipt of approval from shareholders of Mid Penn and Riverview, and certain other customary closing conditions, the parties intend to close the transaction in […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Boyer & Ritter named among 100 Best Places to Work in PA for 13 consecutive years

    For the 13th year in a row, Boyer & Ritter CPAs and Consultants was named among the 100 Best Places to Work in PA for 2021, following an evaluation that considers both company policies and employee feedback. “We are honored to again be recognized among the best workplaces in Pennsylvania,’’ said Boyer & Ritter CEO Robert J. Murphy, CPA, CVA/ABV. […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate The Gamble Mill

    On Wednesday, November 3rd, brothers Chris and Jonathan Virgilio celebrated the official ribbon cutting of the newly revitalized historic Gamble Mill in Bellefonte, PA. Dating back to 1786 the Gamble Mill’s history is an important chapter in the story of historic Bellefonte that has found new life along the Downtown Riverwalk. Chris and Jonathan purchased the Gamble Mill in 2019 […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Mifflin County Wireless Offices Relocate to Downtown Lewistown

    A few weeks ago, Mifflin County Wireless and GBTCloud moved to their new home in downtown Lewistown. These two businesses share resources under one roof and can now be found at 101 East Market Street in Lewistown. They welcome the public to stop in to say hello for a ribbon-cutting and open house on Friday, December 3rd during the Festival […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Josh Shapiro breaks with Gov. Wolf over strategy on climate change

    (AP) Josh Shapiro, the Democratic candidate for governor, is breaking with Gov. Tom Wolf on the centerpiece of Wolf’s plan to fight climate change amid the strong and sustained pushback it has received from building trades unions that have long backed the party’s candidates for governor. Wolf — a fellow Democrat who has endorsed Shapiro, the state’s two-term attorney general […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    A Cold Winter Ahead?

    (AP) As more U.S. natural gas pipelines shut down due to climate concerns and the regulations prompted by them, the country is becoming increasingly reliant on foreign natural gas resources. One of the main importers of natural gas, Massachusetts, is reportedly increasing its liquid natural gas (LNG) imports from Trinidad and Tobago in South America over 2,300 miles away, at […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy Complete Combination, Forming Coterra Energy

    Coterra Energy Inc. announced the successful completion of the combination of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (“Cabot”) and Cimarex Energy Co. (“Cimarex”), creating a premier, diversified energy company with a strong free cash flow profile, well positioned to deliver superior and sustainable returns to shareholders through commodity cycles. Coterra’s common stock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:52:00 +0000

    New Pig Energy’s Trenchless Curved Silt Fence gets DEP Approval

    New Pig Energy announced DEP approval of their new Trenchless Curved Silt Fence which promises to be at least 380% more stable than super silt fences. Engineered and manufactured to the highest standard, The PIG Trenchless Curved Silt Fence overcomes the disadvantages of traditional silt fences and compost socks with a patent-pending design that includes the best features of both. […]
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:31:03 +0000

    Saunders Mosby's Viewpoint: Are businesses ready to listen?

    Lack of diversity, strong job market, safety and fear, inequitable benefits and a need for flexibility are just a few of the reasons behind "the Great Resignation."
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:28:41 +0000

    Stephan's Viewpoint: Simplifying the system to increase health care literacy

    By humanizing and simplifying the system, the health care industry will be able to better serve Americans.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:27:17 +0000

    Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dr. Jeremy Goodman, the new director of the Pittsburgh Zoo

    Dr. Jeremy Goodman is the new president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
  • Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:26:42 +0000

    Number of natural gas rigs drop in Appalachia (and the Permian)

    There were 44 natural gas rigs operating in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia as of Tuesday, down six in the past week, according to a tally released Wednesday afternoon by energy data and analysis firm Enverus.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:34:25 +0000

    Wawa vs. Sheetz: which Pennsylvania convenience store leads in revenue?

    Cross-state rivals Wawa and Sheetz are two of the three largest private companies in Pennsylvania, according to new rankings by Forbes.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:15:19 +0000

    See which area school district's Niche.com says has the best teachers

    In all, 16 school districts in the region scored A+ for having top-notch teachers.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:13:50 +0000

    Pittsburgh Inno's Startups to Watch in 2022

    Pittsburgh's tech community is heating up — these are Pittsburgh Inno's Startups to Watch in 2022.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:18:04 +0000

    Supply-chain woes ease by spring, inflation better by mid-2022, says PNC economist

    The seemingly never-ending disruptions in the supply chain, which are driving higher costs for businesses and consumers, are likely to ease by early 2022, but inflation will continue rising until mid-2022, the senior economist for PNC Financial Services told a Milwaukee business audience.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:08:05 +0000

    As some experts predict a cooldown, here's how much momentum the Pittsburgh housing market has

    Eighteen months after Covid-19 was officially declared a pandemic, residential real estate markets across the country have been breaking records month over month. Inventory is the tightest it's ever been, and household formation among millennials and low interest rates have put the market into overdrive. Here's how the local residential scene compares to the nation's hottest housing markets.
  • Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:06:06 +0000

    84 Lumber opens its first store in Idaho with service to Greater Boise Area

    The company said it now has nearly 250 stores nationwide in more than 30 states.
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