The first new academic building being built on Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond campus in nearly 20 years will be named after former long-time faculty member Nils K. Nelson who donated $8 million to the college from his estate.
Lawrence Hamer will take over as dean of the college of business at Purdue University Northwest on July 1.
Three new members recently were appointed to Porter Regional Hospital’s Board of Trustees.
Lisa Goodnight, a 25-year member of the Purdue University Northwest faculty, has joined the senior leadership team as vice chancellor of institutional advancement. “Dr. Goodnight’s years of service to PNW and Northwest Indiana, uniquely equips Lisa to lead our advancement initiatives and play a key role on the university’s senior leadership team,” said Chancellor Thomas […]
Purdue University Northwest recently celebrated the anniversary of its founding by honoring faculty, staff and students. Now in its third year, PNW’s Founders Day is the opportunity for the university to recognize outstanding faculty, staff and students, along with other employees for their years of service. This year’s honorees were: Outstanding faculty awards: Scholarship: Alain […]
Purdue University Northwest marketing students Kristin Augustyne and Rada Tanasijevic have an idea that could alert motorists a motorcycle is close to their vehicle. The two college of business students represented Purdue Northwest in the National Student Startup Madness Competition—a nationwide competition for college student-led digital media startups. Augustyne and Tanasijevic’s project, called “Sound Cycle,” […]
Purdue University Northwest seeks to build on the success of the South Shore Leadership Center. The leadership center, which has operated as an affiliate of PNW since October 2016, now operates as The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest. The institute builds skills of emerging leaders through project-based learning. Sheila Brillson Matias, executive director, leads […]
The Urban League of Northwest Indiana elected Purdue University Northwest Chancellor Thomas L. Keon chairman of its board of directors for a two-year term. “We are extremely grateful for Dr. Keon’s willingness to continue his long-standing service to the Urban League and provide leadership as we go forward in 2019 and 2020,” said Dr. Vanessa […]
Purdue University Northwest’s School of Education & Counseling made the state’s latest top 10 ranking of Indiana collegiate institutions issuing the most teaching licenses, according to the Indiana Department of Education – Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing. Purdue Northwest ranked eighth out of 46 institutions in Indiana granting teaching licenses, the college said in […]
Tom Mihail, a retired Purdue University Northwest associate professor, recently was inducted into the Indiana Teacher Educator Hall of Fame by the Indiana Association of Teacher Educators. Mihail devoted his life’s work to educator preparation, specifically special educators. In his 48-year career, he worked with children, families, teachers, community members and aspiring special educators in […]