One of the eldest children in a blended family of 12 siblings, Liz Guzman-Arredondo, M.S.W., L.S.W., still remembers the moment she realized she wanted to be a professional helper. Growing up, she had the extra responsibility of caring for her many younger siblings. In truth, she said, she was forced to grow up a little before her time. One day, a social worker came to speak with a young family member who had had a baby. The impact the social worker’s guidance had on the young woman’s stress did not escape Guzman-Arredondo’s notice.
Chesterton High School hosted the 30th annual 5% Club Banquet for those 23 students in the top 5% of the senior class of 2019 at the Spa and Banquet and Event Center on Wednesday, May 8. This event is sponsored by the Duneland Education Foundation, Teachers Credit Union and the Duneland School Corporation.
Several Chesterton High School and Middle School students have their work on display at South Shore Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Munster, Indiana for the 45th annual Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display through May 19.
On Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, Valparaiso University will celebrate the class of 2019 through three commencement ceremonies, conferring degrees upon 707 undergraduate, 155 graduate and 76 law students.
Folks from every corner of Indiana University Northwest, and the region, gathered at the Community Garden on Thursday, April 25 for a lesson in tree planting.
IU Northwest hosts free summer science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) camp for teens August 5 - 7
Indiana University Northwest invites teens to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at a free STEM Camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, August 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 7. Students from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Dozens of people gathered in Valparaiso University’s Harre Union on Wednesday evening for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability” as part of the university’s annual Earth Day celebrations.
Ivy Tech Community College will celebrate more than 1,800 graduates from its Lake County, Valparaiso and Michigan City campuses at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11.