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Staff carries on after longtime St. Jude House director retires

Staff carries on after longtime St. Jude House director retires

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…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

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.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

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.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Women mark 25 years with Catholic Charities

Women mark 25 years with Catholic Charities

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.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue University Calumet hosts 2014 Stand Down

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).

August 11, 2014 12:43 pm
Twins escape from medical problems through dance

Twins escape from medical problems through dance

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.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Pet rescue matches dogs with forever families

Pet rescue matches dogs with forever families

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.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

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.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

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.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue University Calumet announces 1,486 students earn Dean’s List honors

HAMMOND | Some 1,436 Purdue University Calumet undergraduate students qualified for the university’s 2014 spring semester Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement.

July 12, 2014 5:35 pm
Students learn about tech careers

Students learn about tech careers

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,…

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
PUC students place first in national market research contest

PUC students place first in national market research contest

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.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
Youths invited to free, one-day basketball clinic

Youths invited to free, one-day basketball clinic

GARY | Attention all young hoops players.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dr. John Brown

Dr. John Brown

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.

May 08, 2014 2:17 pm
Estate planning is about leaving a legacy

Estate planning is about leaving a legacy

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.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am
Humane Society Calumet Area hosts Animal Baby Shower

Humane Society Calumet Area hosts Animal Baby Shower

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.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Chance encounter inspires Highland woman to make a difference

Chance encounter inspires Highland woman to make a difference

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.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Webbhouse Inc. hosts dinner honoring supporters and fallen veterans

Webbhouse Inc. hosts dinner honoring supporters and fallen veterans

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.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Art fundraiser benefits Early Learning Partnership families

Art fundraiser benefits Early Learning Partnership families

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.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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HAST students partner with Purdue Calumet CIVS to present projects April 29

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).

April 24, 2014 4:10 pm

Gabriel's Horn and Altrusa of the Dunes to host Ice Cream Social April 26

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 …

April 21, 2014 3:03 pm
Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine

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.

April 20, 2014 7:00 am

HarrysButtons.com and Easter Seals kicks off 10th Anniversary in April

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.

April 04, 2014 10:47 am
MBA for Executives students donate to food bank

MBA for Executives students donate to food bank

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 …

April 04, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Cal baseball

Purdue Cal baseball

Purdue Calumet baseball coach Dave Griffin meets with his players during a break in the action this 1-9 season.

April 02, 2014 3:57 pm
Munster Rotary hosting Rotary 101 on April 9

Munster Rotary hosting Rotary 101 on April 9

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.

April 02, 2014 11:59 am
Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

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…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am
Nazareth Home director committed to children and community

Nazareth Home director committed to children and community

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.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Calumet students excel in national scriptwriting competition

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.

March 25, 2014 3:17 pm
Tom Megyesi, Purdue University Calumet

Tom Megyesi, Purdue University Calumet

Coach Tom Megyesi was named NAIA Region IV Coach of the Year by Russell Athletics and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

March 05, 2014 3:29 pm

Purdue University Calumet educators/staff earn recognition

HAMMOND | Six Purdue University Calumet faculty and staff members have been recognized for recent achievements.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue University Calumet introducing Honors College

HAMMOND | To enrich learning experiences of highly motivated and academically exceptional students, Purdue University Calumet plans to introduce an innovative Honors College.

January 31, 2014 4:54 pm
Motivated Dyer student takes advantage of opportunities at PUC

Motivated Dyer student takes advantage of opportunities at PUC

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.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

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.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am

Visclosky urges Purdue University Calumet graduates to make NW Indiana better

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.”

December 17, 2013 2:55 pm
Brandon Bradford, PUC

Brandon Bradford, PUC

Lew Wallace grad Brandon Bradford of Purdue Calumet ranks 7th in total blocked shots among NAIA Div. II teams.

December 10, 2013 9:07 pm
PUC's Noah Allen on the drive

PUC's Noah Allen on the drive

Purdue Calumet guard Noah Allen, right, averages 12.6 points, 3.8 assists and 3.7 assists per game for the 9-1 Peregrines.

December 10, 2013 8:59 pm
Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

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.

November 21, 2013 12:21 pm
PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

Fifth Third Bank employees and Purdue University Calumet students and staff created a production line preparing 550 care packages for overseas military personnel.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

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.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
A Veterans Day Celebration at Purdue Calumet

A Veterans Day Celebration at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and Fifth Third Bank partnered to celebrate Veterans Day on campus Monday, Nov. 11.

November 13, 2013 2:24 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet HTM student receives leadership award

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet senior hospitality and tourism management student Jenny Delatorre recently received the Lakeshore Professional Women’s Conference Leadership Award 2013.

October 28, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue's Marriage and Family Therapy program nationally recognized

Purdue's Marriage and Family Therapy program nationally recognized

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.

September 10, 2013 5:34 pm

‘Healing Circles’ suicide survivors support groups to meet Sept. 10 & 19

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.

September 06, 2013 1:30 pm

Purdue Calumet hosting college fair Sept. 17

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.

September 06, 2013 1:26 pm

Purdue Calumet student earns Telly award for music video

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet senior communication student and Highland resident recently earned a bronze Telly Award for a music video he produced.

September 06, 2013 1:12 pm
2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

HAMMOND | Two Purdue University Calumet professors have been honored as the university’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipients for the 2012-13 academic year.

September 06, 2013 12:45 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet senior engineering students seek employer projects

HAMMOND | In preparation for industrial employment, Purdue University Calumet senior engineering students are seeking employer projects to tackle during the 2013-14 academic year.

September 06, 2013 11:30 am

24 Purdue Calumet nursing students accepted into honor society

HAMMOND | Twenty-four Purdue University Calumet students recently were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.

September 03, 2013 6:12 pm
Purdue Calumet student leader is committed to making a difference

Purdue Calumet student leader is committed to making a difference

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.

August 23, 2013 4:56 pm
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