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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.
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400

    Final distribution list announced for American Rescue Plan's first year

    State Treasurer Stacy Garrity and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis M. Davin announced Monday that the final batch of payments has been sent to qualifying municipalities under the federal American Rescue Plan Act’s Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery…
  • Sun, 19 Sep 2021 06:00:00 -0400

    It's Happening Here

    Information for this article was provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400

    S&T's Ayers, FCB's Dasta and Zacherl among first 'Future Under 40' winners

    Three representatives of area banks are among the first nine winners of the Pennsylvania Bankers’ Association’s Future Under 40 Awards, to be given out on Monday during the PBA’s Young Professionals Conference in Hershey.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400

    IUP reports 11 new COVID-19 cases

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received notification from the Pennsylvania Department of Health that 11 IUP students have tested positive for COVID-19 during the week of Sept. 10 through Sept. 16.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400

    Park closed for repairs

    Clymer Borough Manager Sonya R. Schrenkel said in a Facebook post that Sherman Street Park will be closed Monday through Wednesday of the coming week for repairs to its electrical system.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 10:00:00 -0400

    Finalists revealed for 2021 Leader's Circle awards

    The Leader’s Circle of Indiana County revealed the finalists for the 2021 Leader’s Circle Awards at the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber After Hours held at The Loft at Levity Brewing Company in Indiana on Wednesday. Leader’s Circle did…
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:55:00 -0400

    ICW Vocational Services Inc. celebrates 50 years

    ICW Vocational Services Inc., with a purpose “to teach, empower and support individuals with disabilities,” is celebrating 50 years of service in the community the month.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:55:00 -0400

    ICW Vocational Services Inc. celebrates 50 years (copy)

    ICW Vocational Services Inc., with a purpose “to teach, empower and support individuals with disabilities,” is celebrating 50 years of service in the community the month.
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:50:00 -0400

    'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Beyond the loss

    At 8:32 a.m. on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in a violent blast that blew out the north side of the mountain. Everything within eight miles — man, beast, and vegetation — met with instant death and destruction.…
  • Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:45:00 -0400

    Community church announcements

    Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area.
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    The Impact of Inflation on Small Business

    Rising inflation is big economic news. From the average American who is being hit at the gas pump to large corporations experiencing rising costs, none is immune from the effects of inflation. The significant uptick in inflation has passed beyond the cloistered realm of economists to the larger consciousness of the country. According to statistics from the Labor Department, inflation […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Technical Innovations that will impact the Banking Industry in 2021

    Technology has become an ever-increasing force in the banking industry. This trend accelerated through the pandemic when restrictions and shutdowns forced many Pennsylvanians to turn to technology to conduct their financial affairs. The shorthand for the phenomenon is FinTech – the merging of finance with technology. As this sector spreads more across the industry, banks will need to be flexible […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    BANKS LIST

  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Inflation may be chipping away at your investments.

    (AP) The common understanding of inflation is that prices increase, while the value of the dollar decreases. Most people don’t realize the implications beyond this simple understanding, but inflation affects all areas of the economy, including your investment returns. Inflation is a rise in the average cost of goods and services over time. It’s measured by the Bureau of Labor […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Credit Union CEO Roundtable

    With the lifting of Covid restrictions in Pennsylvania, businesses are looking forward to getting back to “normal.” In the past year, the pandemic has become the most potent factor in our daily lives and in our economic activity. The business community has had to adapt swiftly and in unexpected ways to these new realities. As part of this Banking/Financial Quarterly, […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Centre County Commissioners provide a new grant for Centre County small businesses

    The Centre County Commissioners want to give your business money.In an interview with Pennsylvania Business Central, Centre County Commissioner Mark Higgins was eager to spread the word that money was still available for a Covid Relief Grant Program, that opened on July 20. The Centre County Commissioners have allocated $3,000,000 of American Rescue Plan funding for a small business grant […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    CREDIT UNION LISTS

  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Employers Fight Inflation with Cheaper Benefit Plans

    Now that COVID restrictions have eased and local employers are ramping up their businesses, they must grapple with a new problem – high inflation. As a result, these employers are searching for ways to offset the rising expenses of running a business. One of the best ways that a business owner can control costs is to switch from a traditional […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    Region prepares to host major travel writers gathering

    Conference provides coveted opportunity to showcase central PA on a broader stage The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB), Explore Altoona, Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau and Visit Clearfield County are collaborating to host the 2021 Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance (MATPRA) Marketplace this fall, a rare opportunity to engage with travel writers from across the country and highlight the region on […]
  • Fri, 27 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +0000

    PNC Asset Management Group Unifies Personal Wealth Businesses Under PNC Private Bank Brand

    The PNC Asset Management Group announced that clients of its personal wealth businesses will be served through the newly branded PNC Private Bank. The move to position all segments of personal wealth under one brand umbrella is bolstered by investments in talent and technology, and an aggressive expansion of the local delivery of personal wealth products and services to clients […]
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:54:22 +0000

    Pittsburgh-based biotech company on a growth path

    NeuBase Therapeutics Inc., the Pittsburgh-based biotechnology company, has expanded in the city as well as in Massachusetts as it prepares for the investigational new drug application of its first candidate in its pipeline. NeuBase (Nasdaq: NBSE) recently opened its headquarters at The Riveria on Technology Drive in South Oakland amid other biotechnology firms and also opened a clinical and business development office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. And the company is continuing to develop its therapy…
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:50:46 +0000

    Return of the branch slashers, or which banks cut the most sites in Pittsburgh

    PNC led local consolidation, but seven others chopped three or more sites.
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:40:40 +0000

    Department of Mobility and Infrastructure launches pilot program with Kiwibot

    The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) announced on Tuesday that it would be launching a new pilot program with Kiwibot in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods, focused on delivering food, books and medicine.
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:08:29 +0000

    Health providers await word on Covid-19 vaccine boosters

    State will require online scheduling and other ways to make administration easier than the initial rollout when supplies were limited and appointments hard to come by.
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:50:36 +0000

    Cranberry logistics company acquires fast-growing Kansas City firm

    A Cranberry-based logistics company has acquired one of the Kansas City area’s largest and fastest-growing private companies. PLS Logistics Services said Monday that it as acquired Overland Park-based D&L Transport LLC. The companies didn’t disclose financial terms of the deal, but said that D&L will operate as an independent subsidiary of PLS. Brian DeFrain will retain his role as president of D&L, and the company will keep all other existing managers and employees, according to a release. D&L…
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:33:12 +0000

    Aurora unveils new ride-hailing prototype van

    Aurora Innovation Inc. unveiled a new prototype update of a Toyota Sienna minivan fitted with its Aurora Driver technology, which the Pittsburgh-based company said will be used for ride-hailing purposes. Those ride-hailing services, the company said, are anticipated to be available to the public in late 2024. Testing of the new prototype vehicle will occur in Pittsburgh, which it recently made its sole corporate headquarters following the dropping of its dual headquarter status in Mountainview,…
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:19:58 +0000

    Robert Morris University receives $1 million donation on annual Day of Giving

    On Tuesday, Robert Morris University (RMU) celebrated its 100th anniversary since its founding on Sept. 21, 1921. As a part of this celebration — and because of a $1 million donation by Alba Tull and First Light Capital Group — the university is launching the RMU Century Initiatives and Innovation fund. The fund will be used to launch and reboot programs at the university as it looks towards its second century. These programs will include: An insurance agency for alumni that will provide auto,…
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:08:02 +0000

    Cushman & Wakefield starts marketing of SouthSide Works City Apartments for sale

    264-unit apartment development at the SouthSide Works was the second developed by Jonathan Holtzman under his previous firm, Village Green Associates.
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:07:06 +0000

    Pittsburgh marketing agency adds services by folding in sister company

    A Bethel Park-based marketing agency has integrated its former sister company into a service that is part of its offerings to clients. BLD Marketing, which is focused on the building materials sector, said in a release Tuesday that it launched CNVRT in 2018 because it believed building materials manufacturers, called BMMs, needed a bridge between marketing and sales functions. CNVRT’s services include sales training, development of channel partner strategies and implementation and management…
  • Tue, 21 Sep 2021 17:20:40 +0000

    Eleven local child care facilities to receive $387,250 in grant funds

    On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s Office of Equity announced that 11 local licensed child care facilities will receive grant money from the Child Care Quality Fund (CCFQ). A total of $387,250 will be given to the facilities. One facility, a family and group child care home, will receive the maximum amount of $12,500. A total of $124,750 will be awarded to five facilities that are licensed to serve less than 100 children, and $250,000 will be awarded to five facilities that serve over…
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