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St. Michael School welcomes Junior Achievement

St. Michael School welcomes Junior Achievement

SCHERERVILLE | Junior high students from St. Michael School recently had the opportunity to learn how to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and career choices.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Challenger Learning Center celebrates 15 years of flying students to space

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana is gearing up to celebrate 15 years of inspiring explorers.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

GARY | Students at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy joined millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the sixth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond students to learn the steps to a successful business career

HAMMOND | Centier Bank’s Hammond Community Advisory Panel, the Hammond INnovation Center and Creative Solutionz Inc. have partnered to present “Young Professionals of the 21st Century – Part 1” to Hammond students in grades 8 to 12 on Nov. 8. Held at the Hammond INnovation Center, the event …

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Highland native follows career from operating room to pub

Highland native follows career from operating room to pub

Andrew Pieri’s academic career has enabled him to work in both the operating room and local pubs across the country.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am
Teen gets a jump on career planning through internship

Teen gets a jump on career planning through internship

Kennedy Pony’s persistence and determination recently earned the 15-year-old a summer internship usually reserved for college students.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue foundation's website helps entrepreneurs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | The Purdue Research Foundation has launched a website called "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information about commercializing Purdue innovations.

September 01, 2013 11:00 am

AP Exclusive: Daniels looked to censor opponents

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels pledged to promote academic freedom, not stifle it, when he became president at Purdue University in January.

July 16, 2013 4:00 pm
Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

HAMMOND | Seventh- and eighth-grade students from Hammond Gavit Middle School recently visited Purdue University Calumet to explore engineering technology and engineering disciplines.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Times hosts job fair, diversity business symposium

Times hosts job fair, diversity business symposium

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June 23, 2013 7:00 am

High school students invited to explore careers in engineering

HAMMOND | To acquaint high school students with job and career opportunities in fields of engineering technology, Purdue University Calumet’s School of Technology is hosting a free summer workshop, Wednesdays, June 12 through July 31.

June 05, 2013 12:00 am

South Shore CVA to guide guidance counselors

HAMMOND | South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will offer a tour to region guidance counselors April 25 to share the opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry. Guidance counselors will get an inside look at hospitality and tourism-related businesses and learn of the qual…

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
Builders discuss careers with youth

Builders discuss careers with youth

HAMMOND | Continuing its commitment to education, Hammond Hurricanes President and founder Willie D. White Jr. met with the NWI Building & Construction Trades Council recently to discuss career opportunities for student athletes.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am
Talent scout gives Gary crowd career cues

Talent scout gives Gary crowd career cues

January 11, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Partnerships offer Campagna youth more tools to succeed

For reasons both economically-driven and mission-oriented, collaborations seem to be a particularly "hot topic" lately for nonprofits. So I'd like to share the ongoing success that we, at Campagna Academy, have experienced in creating Ripples of Hope by pursuing collaborations with other non…

October 26, 2012 12:00 am
Teen switches gears to pursue his passion and profession

Teen switches gears to pursue his passion and profession

At 19, Broc Jackson is settling into a career usually reserved for older generations.

October 11, 2012 12:00 am

Free construction careers expo at PSC Oct. 18

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Illinois Tollway Authority is hosting a free 2012 Roadwork Ahead: Construction Careers Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Praire State College Business and Community Education Center, 202 S. Halsted St.

October 10, 2012 12:00 am
BP tour opens up career fields for students

BP tour opens up career fields for students

WHITING | Volunteers from the BP Whiting Refinery and employee group Women of Whiting gave a group of middle school students from Discoveries Unlimited a look inside the refinery and BP's multi-billion dollar modernization project this spring.

June 27, 2012 12:00 am
Degree, experience offer bright future for grad

Degree, experience offer bright future for grad

Valparaiso resident Sarah Jackson became a first-generation college graduate when she received her diploma in May.

June 01, 2012 12:00 am
Gavit students focus on engineering at PUC

Gavit students focus on engineering at PUC

HAMMOND | Gavit eighth-grader Charles Epps peppered college students with questions Thursday about the Baja race cars being constructed in their Purdue University Calumet mechanical engineering class.

May 10, 2012 7:15 pm
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