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Educators push college completion

Educators push college completion

A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am Photos

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Book signing set for professor's children's book

Book signing set for professor's children's book

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet will host a signing of Purdue University North Central Chancellor James B. Dworkin’s recently published children’s book, “The Dog and The Dolphin,” from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Calumet Campus Shop of the Student Union & Library. Preceding the signi…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: World premiere Bette Davis play opens tonight in MC

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: World premiere Bette Davis play opens tonight in MC

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Parade Float Sculpture

Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Parade Float Sculpture

Valparaiso artist and designer Kathy Brown, who has been creating popcorn parade floats for 25 years, places glasses on an Orville Redenbacher figurine, constructed entirely of corn products on a paper mache base, during the construction of Purdue University North Central's 2011 entry for th…

August 30, 2014 12:00 am

Sinai Forum announces 2014 line-up

MICHIGAN CITY | Jenn Lim, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer at Delivering Happiness, will kick off the 2014 season of the Sinai Forum with a discussion about the pursuit of happiness. 

August 10, 2014 2:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Not yet Purdue University Northwest

GUEST COMMENTARY: Not yet Purdue University Northwest

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.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: PUN is a witty acronym for campuses

EDITORIAL: PUN is a witty acronym for campuses

The unification of Northwest Indiana's two Purdue University campuses continues to move forward. On Friday, the Purdue Board of Trustees approved the name change to Purdue University Northwest.

July 24, 2014 1:15 pm
Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue University Northwest will be the name of the unified campuses of the university's Calumet and North Central locations.

July 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Chesterton woman overcomes traumatic accident to help others

CHESTERTON | Sara Franiak has heard every cliche in the book.

July 06, 2014 10:00 pm
The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Times Media Company’s annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium celebrates its seventh year of highlighting diversity awareness and the network of resources available in the Calumet and Northwest Indiana region. The event this year takes place at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on June 25.

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Purdue committee selects three names

HAMMOND | The Purdue University Unification Committee has settled on three proposed names for the unified Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central campuses.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm
College grads need time, tools, connections in search

College grads need time, tools, connections in search

Helping connect graduates to jobs for 14 years, Sharese Dudley-Mora said positions are available, it just takes longer to locate them.

May 31, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels attends the Purdue University North Central commencement ceremony at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:28 pm
Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Paige Stock cheers for her father Matt Stock, a Purdue University North Central graduate, both of LaPorte, during his commencement ceremony at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:28 pm
Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central nursing school graduate Toni Jackson from LaPorte wears a decorated hat during her commencement ceremony at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:28 pm
Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central Chancellor James Dworkin addresses garduates during the university's commencement ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:24 pm
Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduates march into their commencement ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:24 pm
Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduation

Purdue University North Central graduates listen to remarks during the commencement ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.

May 19, 2014 8:24 pm

Purdue officials still discussing merged campuses name

WESTVILLE | Merging Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central campuses continues, but the committee has not yet chosen a new name for the consolidated campuses.

May 09, 2014 8:22 pm
Purdue North Central nursing students presentation

Purdue North Central nursing students presentation

Nursing students Erika Cervantes, of Portage, in background, and Erin Cowgill, of Wheatfield, prepare material Tuesday compiled from Valparaiso at Purdue University North Central. About 50 senior nursing students in the PNC community health nursing program presented their findings during an …

April 29, 2014 5:05 pm
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