Dear Alumni

Regina Biddings-Muro
Regina D. Biddings-Muro (BA ’85, MA ’86)

Fellow Alumni,

As a graduate and member of the Purdue University Calumet community I am excited about the many positive changes taking place on our campus and for Purdue in Northwest Indiana. Please be sure to read Chancellor Keon’s message about the unification of Purdue North Central and Purdue University Calumet.

Because we want to keep strengthening the value of your degree it is especially important that we stay in touch with you. Here are just a few ideas for renewing your ties to your alma mater:

  • Share your own news! We love to hear from alumni. Send your latest career and personal accomplishments to
  • Share your knowledge and network. Mentor and hire bright Purdue University Calumet students. Let us know you are interested at
  • Cheer on our growing athletics program. Purdue University Calumet now has more than 200 student-athletes playing 12 sports. has schedules, team results, and news about our athletes and coaches.
  • Join Purdue Alumni Association Calumet (PAC). Get involved with fellow alumni or volunteer for a committee. Read more from Board President Shontrai Irving in this issue of UpWord.

Our new alumni director Michelle Passarelli, is dedicated to enhancing communications with you. In the year ahead, we plan to launch new online and e-communication tools to better serve our alumni and keep you fully informed about our community. Our goal is to provide the kind of information that you want to receive. After you have had a chance to look over this issue of UpWord share your thoughts at We hope you enjoy the refreshed content in your alumni magazine, and we encourage you to connect and engage with Purdue University Calumet.

With kind regards,
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Regina D. Biddings-Muro
Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement