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BILL MASTERSON JR.: Time to name a few names

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Time to name a few names

As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.

April 23, 2013 12:00 am
Cohen focuses on student learning

Cohen focuses on student learning

HAMMOND | During the past 25 years, universities have transformed the way students learn, a former Purdue University Calumet chancellor said Thursday.

April 19, 2012 10:00 pm
Deadline extended for HEF dinner reservations

Deadline extended for HEF dinner reservations

HAMMOND | The deadline has been extended to Wednesday to make reservations to attend the Hammond Education Foundation's annual fundraising dinner.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond Education Foundation extends registration deadline for dinner

HAMMOND | The deadline has been extended to Wednesday to make reservations to attend the Hammond Education Foundation's annual fundraising dinner.

April 04, 2012 8:15 pm
April 11 is extended deadline for HEF dinner; former PUC chancellor to speak

April 11 is extended deadline for HEF dinner; former PUC chancellor to speak

HAMMOND | The deadline has been extended to April 11 to make reservations to attend the Hammond Education Foundation's annual fundraising dinner, featuring former Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Howard Cohen as keynote speaker and the recognition of outstanding Hammond educators.

April 04, 2012 4:27 pm

Two from region to help plan state's bicentennial

INDIANAPOLIS | A longtime Gary state senator and the former chancellor of Purdue University Calumet will help organize events and celebrations to commemorate Indiana's 200th year as a state in 2016.

October 05, 2011 6:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Improving health requires a group effort

GUEST COMMENTARY: Improving health requires a group effort

Generally speaking, Northwest Indiana residents are less healthy than the nation as a whole on a variety of standard measures: death rates, infant mortality, physical activity, weight, tobacco use, binge drinking and teenage births.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am
PUC chancellor honored

PUC chancellor honored

Howard Cohen and his wife, Patti, were honored Saturday in Merrillville for a decade of service to Purdue University Calumet.

May 07, 2011 8:00 pm
New chancellor: Make PUC 'hometown university'

New chancellor: Make PUC 'hometown university'

HAMMOND | New Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas L. Keon made a whirlwind visit to the school Monday, informally meeting with administrators, student government and faculty.

April 18, 2011 3:33 pm Photos

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A tale of two chancellors: Bergland and Cohen

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness." - Charles Dickens

April 08, 2011 12:00 am

JOHN DAVIES: University chancellor led a transformation

Howard Cohen is close enough to the end of his job at Purdue University Calumet to see the beginning of a new "intellectual adventure."

March 13, 2011 12:00 am
Accountability, affordability big concerns for higher education

Accountability, affordability big concerns for higher education

At a time when thousands of laid-off and underemployed workers are joining traditional college students in the classroom and education reformers are demanding the U.S. produce more college graduates, a book released in January by the University of Chicago Press says academe is failing.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Focus on education, infrastructure, business policy

The Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council tracks 11 key indicators of community health in order to measure the progress our region is making toward becoming a more desirable place for our residents to live and work. One of those indicators, "A Community of Opportunity," identifies income…

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
RDA board member shuffle finished?

RDA board member shuffle finished?

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority appears to be heading back to full strength with the Porter County Council moving to fill a void on the RDA board and new East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland doing the same.

December 02, 2010 12:00 am
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