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Calumet College grad: It's never too late

Calumet College grad: It's never too late

A native of Chicago's South Side and a former military wife, Phyllis Chavez has lived all over the United States and much of the world.

June 19, 2014 7:00 pm
BOB HEISSE: Connect with your local news on any platform

BOB HEISSE: Connect with your local news on any platform

There’s never been a better time to report and share the stories of Northwest Indiana, and now there’s an ideal way to connect with us on any platform and read those stories 24/7.

June 19, 2014 6:57 pm
Virginia transplant 'works smarter' at VU

Virginia transplant 'works smarter' at VU

Nathan Dolan, of South Haven, is passionate about quality and organization, and has set a path to "work smarter" throughout his career.

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Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

MERRILLVILLE | Roshanta Buggs contends her family is hugely competitive and maintains an ongoing friendly rivalry at home.

June 17, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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IUN grad looks toward higher education

IUN grad looks toward higher education

A Portage woman has set her career goals on higher education, and is on the first rung of the ladder.

June 16, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Highland resident works smart at Purdue Calumet

Highland resident works smart at Purdue Calumet

A Highland resident is the first industrial engineer hired at Strack & Van Til.

June 15, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Working Smarter programs start next week

Six universities and colleges across Northwest Indiana will kick off the 27th annual Working Smarter program, a weeklong series of workshops targeted at region residents seeking an education and better employment opportunities.

June 14, 2014 7:09 pm
Purdue Calumet hosts 26th annual Working Smarter workshop

Purdue Calumet hosts 26th annual Working Smarter workshop

As a part of the 26th annual Working Smarter to Be Job Marketable program, Purdue University Calumet aimed to equip those seeking a job, changing careers, thinking of going back to school or wanting to find their dream career with the information they need.

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EDITORIAL: Career at a dead end? Try a new direction

When you're no longer satisfied with your job, there's an alternative. Perhaps it's time to prepare yourself for another career path.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
IU Northwest grad helps youths in work, ministry

IU Northwest grad helps youths in work, ministry

Theodore Gilbert began at Indiana University in Bloomington as a music major, but graduated four years later with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Gary has been Gilbert's home since he was born, and his hometown inspired his desire to learn more about criminal justice.

June 22, 2013 7:45 pm

Purdue Calumet 'Working Smarter' deadline extended

HAMMOND | The free registration deadline for Working Smarter to be Job Marketable, a community program at Purdue University Calumet, has been extended to Monday.

June 22, 2013 7:00 pm

Purdue Calumet grad navigates career crossroads

It was July 2011 in Nashville, Tenn., and Diane Schweitzer was on the second floor of the Opryland Hotel. Between prayers, she flipped coins into the fountain below, going back and forth between "yes" and "no." Leaving her position in school nutrition was a hard call, but she is no stranger …

June 22, 2013 5:05 pm
Gary resident goes from casino to campus

Gary resident goes from casino to campus

As Christopher Vincent finished his second year studying accounting at Western Illinois University, he and his family were hit by an unexpected tragedy.

June 20, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Allen Hines looked back at his seat during his graduation ceremony, knowing he was about to be hooded for earning his Master of Arts degree.

June 19, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Allen Hines recently earned a master's degree from Calumet College of St. Joseph. He works at Westville Correctional Facility as a counselor and plans to earn a doctorate in psychology.

June 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Veteran sets sights on Ph.D.

Allen Hines, of Chesterton, graduated from Calumet College of St. Joseph and works at Westville Correctional Facility as a counselor. A Vietnam-era veteran, Hines has post-traumatic stress disorder and finds the rigors of academia to be therapeutic.

June 19, 2013 4:33 pm
Valparaiso University grad takes risk to change career

Valparaiso University grad takes risk to change career

Megan Marrs graduated from Purdue University-West Lafayette and had a good job at Valparaiso University. That's why when she decided to return to school full time to change her career, people thought she was crazy.

June 18, 2013 6:05 pm
Valparaiso woman took risks to change career

Valparaiso woman took risks to change career

Though she already had a good job she liked, Megan Marrs went back to school to switch her career to marketing, and now owns a branding business, and is a marketing manager at The Times Multimedia Co.

June 18, 2013 4:35 pm
Working Smarter: Bilingual phlebotomist has plans for Nicaragua

Working Smarter: Bilingual phlebotomist has plans for Nicaragua

Faith. Phlebotomy. Spanish. Marissa Ramirez has overcome the obstacles in her path and has a plan to combine what she knows to make a difference in Central America's most impoverished country.

June 17, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Lowell man continues education after 30 years

Lowell man continues education after 30 years

LOWELL | John Munjas is used to his children reminding him to get his homework done — in all good humor, of course. After a more than 30-year break from college, the Lowell resident is resuming college at Indiana Wesleyan University through online courses.

June 16, 2013 5:49 pm Photos

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