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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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Purdue Calumet Marriage and Family Therapy Students, Alumni Honored

For the fourth consecutive year, students and graduates of Purdue University Calumet’s marriage and family therapy master’s degree program have been recognized nationally and statewide.

National awards

Alumni Jonathan Kimmes of Winona, Minn. and Jennie Sawyer Murphy of Simpsonville, SC earned two of three annual research thesis awards presented by the American Association for Marriage and Family ...

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

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 in ...

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Students use 3D simulation to help youth fight hunger

Student using 3D simulationNational 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 ...

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Purdue Northwest Chosen as Name for Unified Regional Campus

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July 18, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (July 18) approved Purdue University Northwest as the name of the unified Calumet and North Central campuses.

James B. Dworkin, chancellor of Purdue ...

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Purdue Calumet Announces Fitness Management Scholarship Recipients

Four Purdue University Calumet fitness management students have received 2014-15 scholarships awarded by the university’s Department of Fitness, Wellness and Recreational Sports.

Christine Lewandowski of Whiting received the $1,500 Jennie Hamilton Endowed Scholarship, while Madisen Redar of Schererville, Brittany Olson of St. John and Tyler Borgman of Lafayette gained $1,000 John Friend Endowed Scholarships.

Jennie Hamilton Scholarship ...

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Purdue Calumet Introducing ‘Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation’

Understanding how and why white collar, occupational fraud occurs and how it can be prevented is the focus of a new, graduate certificate program Purdue University Calumet is introducing this fall.

The Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation Certificate is a four-course program intended for business owners, accountants, auditors, risk managers, law enforcement officials, lawyers and other ...

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