Achieving & Succeeding – Brandon Rukes

Brandon Rukes

Recent Griffith graduate epitomizes student success at Purdue Calumet One, unassuming phone call from a professor sealed the deal for Brandon Rukes and his decision to attend Purdue University Calumet.

Achieving & Succeeding – Andrew Jackura

Andrew Jackura

Unexpected experience pays dividends for Purdue Calumet Highland graduate It’s been said that one college class can change a person’s life. That idiom seems to have introduced a passion and career path for recent Purdue University Calumet spring graduate Andrew Jackura.

Class of 2013 graduation snippets

Among those graduating from Purdue University Calumet Sunday (5/19) are . . . Construction management and engineering technologies student Brianne Slick. For her senior project, the 25-year-old Merrillville resident developed sanctuary restoration plans, including anticipated refurbishing costs, for the once majestic downtown City Methodist Church of Gary after the church had been abandoned nearly four […]

Graduation Feature – Brianne

Brianne Slick

Purdue Calumet / Merrillville construction senior focuses on restoring Gary church The prospect of restoring Gary’s once majestic downtown City Methodist Church after nearly four decades of neglect may seem highly unlikely.

Graduation Feature – Ray and Brigid

Raymond and Brigid Lukas

Dyer couple, Illinois natives will graduate together from Purdue Calumet Few students excuse themselves from the first day of class, but Purdue University Calumet’s Raymond Lukas had a good reason for leaving his Spanish 101 instructor, Barbara Shinovich, a phone message two days before the 2011 fall semester began.”