Quinceañera celebration featured in photos at Purdue Calumet Oct. 22

A photographic exhibit of Latina families engaging in the traditional Quinceañera celebration will be presented by local photographer Tom Hocker at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Room 110 of Purdue University Calumet’s Classroom Office Building. The photographs, taken in Northwest Indiana and Central America, depict the traditional celebration of the 15th birthday of Latina […]

The Humanities Today to be discussed at Purdue Calumet Oct. 23

“How to Talk about the Value of the Humanities in the Age of the Corporate University” will be discussed at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 in Purdue University Calumet’s Gyte Building, Room 103. Contemporary form of humanities education Paul Jay, author, professor of English and Fellow at Loyola (Ill.) University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Thinking, will […]

Purdue Calumet College of Business providing leadership training to EC middle schoolers

Purdue University Calumet’s College of Business has received $30,754 of a $54,000+ collaborative grant from Foundations of East Chicago to provide self-leadership training to help East Chicago middle school students realize their potential for successful futures. Teaming with Junior Achievement Northwest Indiana Operations and the Northwest Indiana chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, […]

Purdue University Calumet open house for prospective students is Nov. 1

Students walking on campus

High school students, their parents, prospective transfers and others interested in learning more about the Purdue University Calumet experience are invited to attend the university’s Fall Open House at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1 in Alumni Hall of the Student Union & Library, 2233 173rd St. Attendees of this free, comprehensive three-hour event will gain […]

Students study language and culture in Spain

Spanish and Foreign Language students with their certificates of achievement

Seven Purdue University Calumet students who participated in a foreign language and cultural immersion program in Spain this past summer added a digital reflection component to their experience. “Studying abroad changed my life forever,” Purdue University Calumet junior Kevin Kountz said. Studying at the Universidad de Extremadura in the city of Caceres, students stayed with […]