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 […]

Sal Cordova Named CCAC Runner of the Week

Sal Cordova

HAMMOND, 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 of the Week award in Peregrines’ [Opens in […]

Students welcomed back at 2014 Convocation

Nurses looking through a picture frame with individual in a black morphsuit and gold hat

More 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 sunny, breezy day, the Student Convocation kicked off with remarks by Chancellor Thomas L. Keon and a balloon release by Student […]

Students use 3D simulation to help youth fight hunger

Student using 3D simulation

National hunger awareness program Canstruction gave Purdue University Calumet and Purdue North Central engineering students the opportunity to help teams of local middle school students participate in the fight to combat hunger. Canstruction project students compete to build themed structures entirely out of canned food. At the conclusion of the competition, all food is donated […]