Purdue Calumet hosts summer education info event for students, parents (2/26)

2013-02-25T15:21:00Z Purdue Calumet hosts summer education info event for students, parents (2/26)Karen Holland | Secretary at the Office of University Relations at Purdue University Calumet nwitimes.com

HAMMOND | Opportunities for middle and high school students to stay engaged educationally during the summer is the focus of a free Summer Programs Exhibition at Purdue University Calumet Feb. 26.

The 90-minute event, intended for students and parents, begins at 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall of the university’s Student Union & Library. Barry Tyler, program manager of the Legacy Foundation of Northwest Indiana, is the featured speaker.

The Summer Programs Exhibition is intended to encourage parents to help their sons and daughters engage in fun and educational activities during the summer. Programming resources will be provided, as well as strategies to help parents seek and identify appropriate summer programming opportunities.

Representatives of summer educational programs will be present, including those from Purdue Calumet, Purdue West Lafayette and Indiana University.

The Summer Programs Exhibition is sponsored by Purdue Calumet’s Educational Talent Search Office in partnership with the Legacy Foundation of Northwest Indiana.

Other information can be obtained by contacting Purdue Calumet Educational Talent Search Outreach Counselor Mary Haynie at (219) 989-2460 or (219) 989-215, or by visiting on line http://webs.purduecal.edu/talent/activities-and-events/.

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