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College Students as Guests at Valparaiso University's Annual Etiquette Dinner

College Students as Guests at Valparaiso University's Annual Etiquette Dinner

More than 150 guests, including college students and community leaders, shared social graces and table conversation at Valparaiso University's Annual Etiquette Dinner in November hosted in the ballroom of the Harre Student Union.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Pence inks infrastructure bill during visit at VU

Pence inks infrastructure bill during visit at VU

VALPARAISO | Indiana's infrastructure got a financial boost Thursday when Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation designating up to $400 million for road projects during an appearance at the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Valparaiso University.

March 27, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Gov. Pence to visit Valpo chamber

VALPARAISO | Want to grab lunch with the governor?

March 20, 2014 1:15 pm

Full week of MLK Day events planned by VU

VALPARAISO | A weeklong celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will kick off Thursday under the theme The Beloved Community and continue through Jan. 23 at Valparaiso University and several other locations around the city.

January 11, 2014 8:49 pm
Valparaiso chamber presents community awards

Valparaiso chamber presents community awards

VALPARAISO | Two Valparaiso University buildings were honored at Wednesday's 46th annual Valpo Chamber Community Improvement Awards luncheon and Joanna Truemper earned two awards for the same building.

July 10, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Valpo's come a long way in 10 years, mayor says

Valpo's come a long way in 10 years, mayor says

VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.

January 29, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Christopher Kennedy Lawford will speak at a charity dinner event March 16 at Valparaiso University.

January 29, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo, VU hold observances for MLK Day

VALPARAISO | The city and Valparaiso University are observing Martin Luther King Day with a series of events highlighted by a presentation by Mayor Jon Costas and a keynote address by Eboo Patel on Monday.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

VALPARAISO | As the full moon rose above Valparaiso University’s Harre Union on Sunday evening, more than 300 people inside celebrated a once-a-year event.

September 30, 2012 8:11 pm Photos

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VU master plan anticipates 20 years of growth

VU master plan anticipates 20 years of growth

VALPARAISO | Officials unveiled a 20-year master plan for Valparaiso University Thursday that is designed to accomodate an enrollment expected to grow by 50 percent to 6,000 students.

September 20, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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21 honored by Valpo chamber for improvements

21 honored by Valpo chamber for improvements

VALPARAISO | It's been 45 years since Len Ellis suggested the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce give an annual Community Improvement Award, and Thursday a total of 21 plaques were given to various entities.

September 13, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: My date with Pingpong — a fool and his fuel gauge

PHIL WIELAND: My date with Pingpong — a fool and his fuel gauge

VALPARAISO | Maybe it was my imagination, but Pingpong seemed almost happy to see me when I arrived. I was a couple minutes late for my reservation, so maybe he (she?) was worried.

February 12, 2012 12:00 am
Costas sees growth ahead for Valpo

Costas sees growth ahead for Valpo

VALPARAISO | Mayor Jon Costas predicted the next 20 years will see "unparalleled opportunity, growth and success" for Valparaiso and Porter County during his annual State of the City address.

January 25, 2012 4:45 pm Photos

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Zipcars make debut at VU

Zipcars make debut at VU

VALPARAISO | "Florida" and "Pingpong" are waiting to take you for a ride.

January 19, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Ethics expert to visit Valparaiso, speak at VU on Jan. 11

Ethics expert to visit Valparaiso, speak at VU on Jan. 11

VALPARAISO | It's good the city developed an ethics ordinance before it was faced with ethics problems, but it would be even better if ethics were addressed on a county level, a nationally known ethics expert said.

December 26, 2011 6:45 pm

Conference on being a green town to be held in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A conference on building ecologically sustainable and healthy communities will be held next fall at Valparaiso University.

November 26, 2011 7:15 pm
Speaker predicts another Obama term

Speaker predicts another Obama term

VALPARAISO | Although it won't be a slam dunk, President Barack Obama should win a second term while the Republicans take both houses, according to who CNBC calls "one of the nation's most sought-after speakers on all things political."

September 01, 2011 10:30 pm Photos

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Valparaiso Chamber to host Disney Institute on Aug. 16

VALPARAISO | The Disney Institute is bringing its professional development program, Disney's Approach to Business Excellence, on Aug. 16 to the Harre Union at Valparaiso University.

July 28, 2011 2:45 pm

CNBC political commentator to speak at VU in September

VALPARAISO | Andy Friedman, who appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box," will share his insights on legislative and regulatory developments and trends affecting investments, insurance and retirement products.

July 27, 2011 1:00 pm
Buildings earn community improvement honors

Buildings earn community improvement honors

VALPARAISO | Martin Binder Jewelers and Valparaiso University's Heritage Hall were double winners at Wednesday's 44th Annual Greater Valparaiso Community Improvement Awards.

July 06, 2011 2:44 pm Photos

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