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The Legacy of the Breakfast Club Encourages, Supports Valpo Athletes

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Two years ago when Shawn Evans, a pastor at Valpo Nazarene Church, began a breakfast tradition with his son and some of his friends, he never thought it would grow to be a safe haven for 30 to 40 other student athletes.

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10 Facts You Didn't Know About Indiana

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Indiana may seem like an average state to some, but we have a lot going on under the surface. Here are 10 facts about the Hoosier state you may not have known!

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Purdue Northwest Invites High School Students to Embrace the Benefits and Challenges that College Life Brings

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The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Upward Bound Program is encouraging 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students and their families to attend a spring 2018 open house on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in room 321 of the Student Union Library on the Hammond Campus, 2233 173rd Street.

“The Upward Bound Program has a fantastic track record for preparing students to be college ready. Participants benefit from a variety of services including SAT/ACT test preparation, admission application fee waivers, an introduction to college classes, seminars, workshops and more. They even experience living in campus housing for six-weeks,” said Roy Hamilton, assistant vice chancellor for Educational Opportunity Programs.

Students accompanied by their parent or guardian may be admitted into the program onsite at the event by...

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Purdue Northwest Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy With Celebrations at the Hammond and Westville Campuses January 15 & 16


US-District-Court-Judge-GonzaloPurdue University Northwest (PNW) will host East Chicago native and U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel at two Martin Luther King Jr. programs in January. Curiel’s address will honor Dr. King’s legacy and vision and reflect the programs’ theme, “Together we win with love for humanity.”

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Don't Be Left Out in the Cold this Winter


Winter-hacksHow many times have you gone to unlock your car in the winter, only to be left out in the cold freaking out when you realize the lock isn’t turning and now you’re either going to be super late for work or you’re forced to stay home for the day? Or how about when you don’t warm up your car before heading out and you are trying to scrape the ice from your frozen windshield as fast as possible with whatever is in your car at the time?

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Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction, Making Porter County a Cleaner Place to Live

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Taking care of the Earth often starts with our own backyard and forming a shared awareness of the problems we face in order to improve the environment around us. Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction has a vision for bettering the environment of Porter County that sees every resident engaging in a more effective waste reduction lifestyle. They are also dedicated to improving the quality of life of residents through their efforts, which includes voluntary recycling services and educational programs. All of these services contribute to a community that is more likely to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Purdue Northwest Students Display Expertise at Model United Nations

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A team of Purdue University Northwest (PNW) students were honored at the global American Model United Nations (AMUN) International Conference. The students’ outstanding presentations earned them each awards at the conference held Nov. 18-21 in Chicago, Ill.

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PNW Grad Propelled by Volunteering and Activism

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As a scholar of sociology, an activist and a volunteer, Kirsten Markusic immersed herself in her local environments to make a positive impact.

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Ambitious Purdue Northwest Grad Proves Dedication Matters

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From the U.S. Marines to the Purdue Northwest School of Engineering, Mike Marsden has shown continuous determination and dedication to achieving his goals.

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PNW Grad Runs Toward His Goals

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Alex Cordova, a Hobart native, chose Purdue Northwest because it allowed him to achieve his dreams – obtain a world-class education and participate on a cross-country team.

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens and Purdue University Northwest Announce $12 Million Partnership

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation’s Board of Directors; Damien and Rita Gabis, the founders of Taltree Arboretum & Gardens; and Purdue University Northwest (PNW) today announce a unique partnership in which the Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Foundation and the Gabis family will donate the arboretum and its more than 300 acres to the university.

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