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 services, substance abuse treatment information, Veterans Administration (VA) and Social Security Benefits, and more.

Alverno Lab, Friends of St. Francis Committee Donate to Purdue Calumet Program

From Boots to Books donation from Alverno Labs, Friends of St. Francis Committee donation

Alverno Clinical Laboratory of Hammond in collaboration with employees comprised of Friends of St. Francis Mission Committee recently donated $772.37 in proceeds from Alverno’s recent hot dog sale to Purdue University Calumet’s From Boots to Books Program. (FBBP) From Boots to Books is an academic support program that assists veteran and enlisted students and family […]

Purdue University Opens Northwest Indiana Engagement Office

Tim Sanders Photo

  Timothy Sanders to direct office, support regional campus efforts   As a point of contact for connecting Purdue University expertise with priorities of Northwest Indiana business, industry and government, university administrator Timothy Sanders has assumed a new role as Director of Purdue’s newly-established Northwest Indiana Engagement Office. Sanders, who began his new duties Tuesday […]

Purdue Calumet Educational Talent Search Hosting ‘Project Excel’ 7/21-8/1

Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program is hosting a free enrichment program July 21 through Aug. 1 designed to enhance reading, mathematical and technology skills for incoming seventh and eighth graders. The program, called Project Excel, will offer project-based activities in STEM-related disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics for qualified students. Participants will […]

Working Smarter 2014

Professor Geralyn Farley providing insight

Learn how to improve job/career marketability at Purdue Calumet program June 24 HAMMOND, Ind. — Purdue University Calumet is hosting a program to help region residents become more job- and career-marketable. The 27th annual Working Smarter to be Job Marketable program, co-sponsored by The Times, is scheduled at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 24 in Alumni […]