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CROWN POINT | For 15 years, Mary Govert could be found at her desk playing music while planning out the day-to-day success of St. Jude House. Govert led the fight against domestic violence for the shelter open to victims of domestic abuse, but the executive director retired earlier this year…
Purdue University Calumet Professor of Electrical Engineering Dave Kozel answers questions for students during the Student Convocation held Aug. 28 to open the new academic year.
Members of Purdue University Calumet's admissions staff, right, serve hot pretzels during the Student Convocation on and around Founders Plaza. The event was a held to welcome students back to the Hammond campus.
HAMMOND | Elisa Torres and Charlene Joyce joined the Catholic Charities family the same year George H. W. Bush began his first term as president, the first half-hour episode of "The Simpsons" debuted on TV, and an earthquake interrupted the World Series in San Francisco.
GARY | Purdue University Calumet will host its third annual Stand Down from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8 at the Indiana National Guard Limited Army Aviation Support Facility, 6289 Industrial Highway, Gary (near the Gary Airport).
DEMOTTE | As children grow into adulthood and the pressures of the real world, they often daydream about a simpler time when life was about play and discovery.
HIGHLAND | Johnathan Karahalios had wanted a puppy forever. His mother, however, was never really on board with the idea after having bad experiences with dogs.
Two of Purdue University Calumet's John Friend Endowed Scholarship recipients Brittany Olson, left, and Madisen Redar, right, receive congratulations from the scholarship's namesake and former PUC athletic director. Not pictured is recipient Tyler Borgman.
This year's Jennie Hamilton Endowed Scholarship recipient, Christine Lewandowski, center, meets with Hamilton's mother, Sharon Steinhubel, left, and sister, Jamie Reinhart, at Purdue University Calumet.
HAMMOND | Some 1,436 Purdue University Calumet undergraduate students qualified for the university’s 2014 spring semester Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement.
Hammond Gavit Middle School students recently visited Purdue University Calumet’s College of Technology to learn more about career opportunities in technology. While explaining to the students about mechatronics engineering technology, College of Technology Project Manager Dan Buehrle, left,…
Purdue University Calumet marketing students, from left, Weizhi Chen, Reem Aljar, I-Chun Lee and Joseph Crisan, receive congratulations on their national title from Assistant Professor of Marketing Haisu Zhang.
GARY | Attention all young hoops players.
Dr. John Brown, of Valparaiso, was the first baccalaureate graduate of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond in 1967. Purdue Calumet will award its 50,000th degree, and Brown will participate in the university's 67th Commencement Exercises at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hammond Civic Center.
MUNSTER | Wills and estate planning are critical, but often overlooked, according to an attorney who spoke about planning ahead at a recent seminar hosted by The Salvation Army of Lake County.
MUNSTER | Chubbs, a three-legged kitten, was one of many animals showered with gifts during Humane Society Calumet Area’s third annual Animal Baby Shower held last month.
MUNSTER | A single moment can change the course of an entire life. This was the case for Highland's Karen Scheeringa-Parra, whose chance encounter has inspired a lifetime of service.
HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held recently at Horseshoe Casino. Board of Director Bob Farmer created the event to thank those who have supported the non-for-profit organization and celebrate the Montford Point Marines and the late Sgt. Jeanette Winters.
HAMMOND | The Early Learning Partnership of Northwest Indiana raised more than $25,000 at its April 10 Color My World fundraiser and donor recognition dinner.
HAMMOND | Eight senior students of the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) are showcasing STEM-related learning projects they have developed over the past academic year at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).
PORTAGE | Gabriel's Horn and Altrusa of the Dunes are hosting an ice cream social fundraiser from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at South Haven Christian Church, 786 Juniper St. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Door prizes, silent auction, clown, magician and face painters will …
A wind turbine located on top of one the Purdue University Calumet academic buildings. Students use this wind turbine for research to get hands-on experience.
This year, HarrysButtons.com will turn 10-years old and Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago (ESMC) will kick off the celebration in April during Autism Awareness Month.
Enrollees in the Purdue University Calumet accelerated MBA for Executives cohort weekend program recently collected and donated $527 to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. The class is comprised of 28 executives, business leaders and other professionals. Students pursue a Master of Business …
Purdue Calumet baseball coach Dave Griffin meets with his players during a break in the action this 1-9 season.
MUNSTER | The Munster Rotary Club is embracing new membership and potential members that would like to know more about the the club and it's mission.
HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. Board of Director Bob Farmer created the event to show thanks to those who have supported the non-for-profit organization and to celebrate the Mont…
EAST CHICAGO | From caring for medically compromised children to public appearances and fundraising efforts, Nazareth Home director and foster mother Jean Bowman finds her schedule rather busy.
HAMMOND | Claiming a first place tie, second place and honorable mention, Purdue University Calumet communication students added to the university’s growing list of honors earned at the annual Broadcast Education Association Festival in Media Arts Student Scriptwriting competition.
Coach Tom Megyesi was named NAIA Region IV Coach of the Year by Russell Athletics and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
HAMMOND | Six Purdue University Calumet faculty and staff members have been recognized for recent achievements.
HAMMOND | To enrich learning experiences of highly motivated and academically exceptional students, Purdue University Calumet plans to introduce an innovative Honors College.
Rachel Lewandowski, of Dyer, displays the certificate she received after being named to Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities. She graduated Tuesday from Purdue University Calumet with a bachelor's degree in human resources management.
Morgan Walker, shown at the Campus Information Center, worked a variety of campus jobs before graduating Tuesday from Purdue University Calumet with a bachelor's degree in visual communication and design.
HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., urged Purdue University Calumet graduates Tuesday, Dec. 17 afternoon “to consider using your enhanced talents to make our region a better place to work and live.”
Lew Wallace grad Brandon Bradford of Purdue Calumet ranks 7th in total blocked shots among NAIA Div. II teams.
Purdue Calumet guard Noah Allen, right, averages 12.6 points, 3.8 assists and 3.7 assists per game for the 9-1 Peregrines.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and corporate manufacturing leader has made a substantial financial gift to his alma mater to advance development of a university manufacturing center.
Fifth Third Bank employees and Purdue University Calumet students and staff created a production line preparing 550 care packages for overseas military personnel.
Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon, left, and Fifth Third Bank Northern Indiana Senior Executive Craig Pratt, right, recognize Roy and Georgette Frank of the Heart of Marine Foundation during a Veterans Day program on the PUC campus.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and Fifth Third Bank partnered to celebrate Veterans Day on campus Monday, Nov. 11.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet senior hospitality and tourism management student Jenny Delatorre recently received the Lakeshore Professional Women’s Conference Leadership Award 2013.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and a student are the most recent scholars of the university’s graduate program in marriage and family therapy to be nationally recognized.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support groups will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19 at the university’s Couple and Family Therapy Center at 1247 169th St., 1.25 miles west of campus.
HAMMOND | Representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities will be on hand at the Central Midwest College Fair, Tuesday, Sept. 17, hosted by Purdue University Calumet in the gymnasium of its Fitness & Recreation Center.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet senior communication student and Highland resident recently earned a bronze Telly Award for a music video he produced.
HAMMOND | Two Purdue University Calumet professors have been honored as the university’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipients for the 2012-13 academic year.
HAMMOND | In preparation for industrial employment, Purdue University Calumet senior engineering students are seeking employer projects to tackle during the 2013-14 academic year.
HAMMOND | Twenty-four Purdue University Calumet students recently were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.
HAMMOND | Adam Cooper envisions a time when he starts his own business or assumes a strong leadership role with an established firm that positively impacts society.
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