‘Going Beyond the ADA’ workshop is Tuesday (6/24)

Beyond The Americans with Disabilities Act - Inclusive Policy and Practice for Higher Education

Openings remain for faculty, staff and students to attend Tuesday’s (6/24) “Going Beyond the ADA” workshop. The free event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 130 of the Powers Computer Education Building.

The workshop offers insights and a panel discussion featuring Purdue Calumet contributors to the recently published book, Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act: Inclusive Policy and Practice for Higher Education. Director of Academic Advising Mary Lee Vance served as the book’s lead editor. Director of Student Success and Transition Dhanfu Elston, Writing Center Director Karen Bishop Morris and Graduate Aide Jacquelyn Bustos also wrote chapters.

Register to attend on line.


Purdue Calumet teaming with The Times to help residents ‘Work Smarter…’ 

Professor Geralyn Farley providing insight

For the 27th consecutive year, Purdue Calumet is partnering with The Times of Northwest Indiana to host a program designed to help area residents become more job- and career-marketable.

Six faculty and staff members will share their insights as presenters at this year’s Working Smarter to be Job Marketable program at 6 p.m., Tuesday (6/24) in Alumni Hall.

Speakers, topics

            Speakers and their topics are as follows:

  • College of Technology Project Manager Dan Buehrle – “Training for Available Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing”;
  • Human Resources Employment Manager Heather Runyan – “Resumes, Cover Letters, Thank You’s & Interviews”;
  • Counseling Center Counselor Ryan Parsons-Rozycki – “Finding Jobs/Careers That Match Your Interest”;
  • Career Services Coordinator Amber Garrett – “Job Search Strategies for 50 & Older Seekers”:
  • College of Business Associate Dean/Professor Lori Feldman – “What Can a Graduate Degree Do for Me?”; and
  • Center for Entrepreneurship Success Director Dushan Nikolovski — “Convert What You Love Doing into Your Career”

Job & career-related

Working Smarter… is intended for individuals searching for a job, others concerned about their pending employment status, those considering a career change, others planning to return to the work force after an extended absence, individuals exploring the prospect of starting or taking over a business, as well as those considering further educational options.

Friends, family and students are welcome to attend; they’ll be admitted free by registering in advance on line.

Working Smarter… is sponsored by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Teaching middle schoolers about mechatronics engineering technology

Dan Buehrle with Gavit Middle School students
During a presentation about mechatronics engineering technology, College of Technology Project Manager Dan Buehrle demonstrates to Hammond Gavit Middle School students how electrical power is measured. The presentation took place during the students’ recent College of Technology visitation day on campus.