Campus News

Purdue Calumet to host ‘Chinese Moon Festival’ Sept. 19

Traditional Chinese cuisine, singing, dancing, games and sporting activities are included in Purdue University Calumet’s eighth annual Chinese Moon Festival celebration, at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19 on campus in the Fitness and Recreation Center.

Community residents invited

University faculty, staff, students and members of the northwest Indiana community are invited to the attend the three-hour festival, ...

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Community Hospital contributes to enhanced Purdue Calumet athletics training facility

The Community Hospital of Munster, Indiana has stepped up a partnership recently established with Purdue University Calumet in support of the university’s intercollegiate athletics program.

The partnership includes improvement and expansion of campus-based training services for student-athletes, including development of an outpatient physical therapy clinic within the university’s Fitness and Recreation Center. Physical therapy also will ...

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Purdue University Calumet recognizes 3 ‘Outstanding Faculty’

HAMMOND, Ind. — Three Purdue University Calumet faculty members have received the university’s 2013-14 Outstanding Faculty Awards—for teaching, scholarship and service.

The recipients are Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Schererville resident and Kamakura, Japan native Shoji Nakayama (Outstanding Teaching); Hammond resident and Professor of Sociology Alan Spector (Outstanding Scholar); and Clinical Associate Professor of ...

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Sal Cordova Named CCAC Runner of the Week

Sal CordovaHAMMOND, Ind. — Claiming his first-ever collegiate cross country meet title Sept. 6, Purdue University Calumet’s Salvador Cordova was awarded Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honors on Wednesday, when the league office made the announcement.

The honor was the first CCAC Runner ...

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Students welcomed back at 2014 Convocation

Nurses looking through a picture frame with individual in a black morphsuit and gold hatMore than 2,000 students enjoyed free food, games, music, and giveaways, plus learned about campus organizations and programs at Purdue University Calumet’s annual Student Convocation Thursday (8/28).

Held outdoors in Founders Plaza on a ...

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Students experience literature, culture in London

Associate Professor of English Mita Choudhury directed a cultural immersion learning opportunity in London this summer. Students Greg Goode and Sarah Heming earned Outstanding Coordinator/Leader and Outstanding Citizen-Student awards, respectively, for their achievements during the Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture course.

The course is part of Purdue University Calumet’s experiential learning program, in which all students ...

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Purdue Calumet Chancellor assumes co-chairmanship of ‘One Region’

Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas L. Keon has joined Chris White, publisher of The Times Media Company, as co-chair of the One Region initiative.

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Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center Upgrading

Purdue University Calumet’s Fitness and Recreation Center will be closed the week of August 11-16, as a modernization and cleaning project is underway to better serve Fitness Center members. 

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Purdue University Calumet’s From Boots to Books hosts 2014 Stand Down

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).

The event will offer services to veterans and their families including employment information, counseling services, health screenings, medical ...

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Free Purdue Calumet student consulting services available to small business owners

WANTED: small business employers for which Purdue University Calumet business students can provide free consulting this fall.

As part of the university’s experiential learning initiative, groups of three to five senior students enrolled in the Small Business Consulting course will join faculty members and business owner advisors to form consulting teams that serve individual client companies.

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