We have recently cleared a major hurdle in selecting a name for the unified institution between Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central: Purdue University Northwest, or on second reference Purdue Northwest. The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved this name at its July 18 meeting.
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Merging the Purdue North Central and Purdue University Calumet administrations makes sense, in that the campuses are so close together.
Purdue University Calumet in Hammond and Purdue University North Central in Westville will merge administrative duties, the universities announced Wednesday.
Twenty years ago, when our region first developed a Quality of Life Indicators Report, the founders of the report recognized the harmful impact poverty has on all who call our region home. The latest version of the report shows that since 2000, the poverty rate has increased in Lake, Porter …
WESTVILLE | A local orthodontist has donated $1 million to Purdue University North Central in support of its new Student Services and Activities Complex building, slated to begin construction next fall.
Jobs – secure, well-paying jobs – help to build and solidify a community.
WESTVILLE | The state’s highest distinction has been bestowed upon Purdue North Central chancellor James Dworkin.
Westville - Purdue University North Central Chancellor Dr. James B. Dworkin recently participated in the Baseball Hall of Fame "25th Anniversary Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture." The three-day symposium brought together experts from across the nation to examine the imp…
VALPARAISO | An agreement approved Wednesday by the Valparaiso Community Schools Board with Purdue University North Central will enable Valparaiso High School students to skip their freshman year of college.
When the One Region organization recently published its 2012 analysis of 10 key indicators of the quality of life in Northwest Indiana, I joined other region residents in studying the valuable information.
In October, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that has the potential to profoundly impact the admissions policies of colleges and universities across the nation and alter the plans of thousands of prospective college students.
A look around Northwest Indiana quickly proves we value the arts. Whether it’s the West Side Theatre Guild in Gary, the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City, the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University or the sculpture gard…
The lottery fever that recently swept the nation clearly indicates that most of us covet financial security.
Our Indiana legislators made history this month when they voted in favor of legislation to ban smoking statewide — albeit with some much-debated exceptions.
Engaged citizens are key to forming and maintaining healthy, vibrant communities. The acts of joining volunteer organizations, working on a neighborhood project, helping out at the local school and voting in local, state and national elections all factor into determining our state's "civic health."
WESTVILLE | Devotees can play it 365-days-a-year, carry their equipment in a duffel bag, and not pay a cent in green fees.
At Major League Baseball's traditional all-star break, players and fans alike take stock of the season to date and anticipate how the pennant races will shape up.
VALPARAISO | Among the 347 graduates who participated in the 43rd Purdue University North Central University commencement ceremonies Monday evening were the first nine graduates of PNC's mechanical engineering program.
In Northwest Indiana, we are fortunate to have a number of opportunities available for quality higher education -- two Big Ten universities are represented at three regional campuses, we have two quality faith-based schools, our state community college has a number of locations, and we have …
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