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GUEST COMMENTARY: We're different, but we must pull together

GUEST COMMENTARY: We're different, but we must pull together

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. 

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Diversity is vital to higher education experience

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Diversity is vital to higher education experience

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.

September 09, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Education makes difference in employment outlook

In Northwest Indiana -- as in every community in our state and nation -- we aspire to be a region of thriving communities. We want to have strong, stable, safe communities with successful businesses that provide ample employment for our citizens.

November 28, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: College degrees engineer career success

Anyone who has ever read my editorials in this newspaper knows that I am an outspoken advocate for higher education. I believe in the power of an education to transform lives.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Early childhood education pays long-term dividends

The Quality of Life Council is a membership organization of engaged citizens from business, education, not-for-profit and government sectors of Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties. It is chaired, on a rotating basis, by the six chancellors and presidents of colleges and universities in Northwe…

March 28, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: College degree improves your quality of life

For years, parents and teachers have impressed on young people that earning a college degree was the best way to secure a bright, successful future. It would certainly bring professional success and financial security.

March 21, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Please, let's keep that public discourse civil

On Sept. 17 Purdue University North Central joined educational institutions across the nation in observing Constitution Day -- the day set aside to recognize the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.

September 30, 2009 12:00 am

JAMES B. DWORKIN: Card check is central issue in labor law debate

What is the best way for workers to decide if they wish to be represented by a union for the purposes of collective bargaining? Is it the current National Labor Relations Board secret ballot election process, or is it a process referred to as card check where recognition of the union occurs …

August 30, 2009 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Concern must be translated into action

"What is a city but the people?" asked William Shakespeare.

August 23, 2009 12:00 am

Flexibility is key to finding success in your career

"How do I choose my college major?"

February 19, 2006 12:00 am
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