Purdue Calumet Auto Show

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Come Rain or shine Auto Show this fall Sept 20th. Come support the Formula SAE student organization and show off your Vehicle of choice.

Student Veterans of America (SVA) Job Opportunities


Student Veterans of America (SVA) is pleased to announce that we have 6 one-year AmeriCorps*VISTA national service terms available at the SVA National Headquarters in Washington D.C., as well as 2 openings at our new Phoenix, AZ site!  Deadline to apply for any positions is June 26th.  We are seeking the following:   Chapter Liaison…
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Operation Academic Information

Get All of Your Questions Answered! Learn how to Apply & Enroll in Purdue University Calumet From Boots to Books is hosting Operation Academic Information this summer to help Student Veterans and Children of Disabled veterans with educational benefits and admission to Purdue Calumet. Date and Location: When:  June 12th, 2015,  11:00 A.M. to 3 P.M….
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Paying Respect to our Vietnam Veterans

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On March 30th 2015, Purdue University Calumet: From Boots to Books was given the honor of hosting our second annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Luncheon. It was a great honor to be joined by many of our local Vietnam Veterans as well as the Honorable Judge Julie Cantrill, who gave a great keynote speech. We…
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Policy on Awarding Educational Credit to Prior-service Personnel at PUC (CLEPS/DANTES)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CALUMET                                                Purdue University Calumet Prior Learning Policy This policy applies to the following: • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) •…
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Salute to one of our own


This is to Salute one of our own student veterans for their recent success. Candice Ford is an Army veteran who served 6 1/2 years as a 35N-Signal Intelligence Analyst, with  3 tours overseas ( two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan), was elected Student Government Association President (Elect) for academic school year 2105-2016! Be…
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FBBP Welcomes Back Vietnam Veterans

Reception stirs up mixed feelings for veterans By Michael Gonzalez Post-Tribune correspondent HAMMOND — Though Willie Williams is a talkative father, Teikesha Williams hadn’t heard much about his service in Vietnam. After her dad opened up a few years ago, Teikesha Williams said her view changed, too. “I think I see (Willie Williams) differently as…
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VFW Nov. Press Release 2014


VFW Press Release 2014     Local Marine In Search of Saving His Post St. John, IN, USA – November 9, 2014 – Sr. Vice Commander, Antony Chapa will march 24 hours to raise money that is needed to make much needed repairs to the St. John VFW Post. The St. John VFW is in…
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GoArmyEd Grades Policy Change

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!! The new DoDI 1322.25 dated 15 March 2011 and incorporating Change 2, effective 23 May 2014, provides the following new Tuition Assistance requirements: “Reimbursement will be required from the Service member if a successful course completion is not obtained. For the purpose of reimbursement, a successful course completion is defined as a…
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Message from the Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Not all Veterans are getting the timely access to the healthcare that they have earned. Systemic problems in scheduling processes have been exacerbated by leadership failures and ethical lapses. I will use all available authority to swiftly and decisively address issues of willful misconduct or mismanagement. VA’s first priority is to get all Veterans off…
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