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MERRILLVILLE – InterContinental Industries has opened an office in the Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana in Merrillville. The company operates as interLink and is involved in providing online data management for health care.
The company’s site is known as Advocare and serves state administrators and case management professionals who support underserved populations, including people with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries.
The company founder …Read Full Article
WESTVILLE – The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has granted approval to Purdue University North Central for the College of Engineering and Technology to offer a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. PNC students will have the opportunity to enroll in these bachelor’s degree classes this fall.
This becomes the 23rd bachelor’s degree program offered by PNC.
“I am pleased that our students now have the …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – In celebration of Money Smart Week, Junior Achievement and Centier Bank joined together at Centier’s corporate centre to offer a Train the Trainer for teachers interested in a virtual reality store.
The JA Finance Park Virtual program, through hands-on classroom activities helps students build a foundation for making intelligent, lifelong, personal financial decisions through hands-on, site-based experiences.The free program includes in-school, teacher-led …Read Full Article
Jones, who also worked at Purdue University North Central, has been at IUSB since 2007.
He begins his assignment at Central Florida on July 1.
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MISHAWAKA – Bethel College has announced that Gregg Chenoweth has been named the college’s seventh president.
Chenoweth is currently vice president of academic affairs at Olivet Nazarene University in Chicago. While there, he established 15 new academic programs and oversaw $75 million in capital projects.
He will officially take over at Bethel in July.
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HAMMOND – For the second time in the past four years, Purdue University Calumet marketing and communication students have placed first in district competition of the National Student Advertising Competition to earn a berth in the national finals.
A team of five students, taught and mentored by Advertising and Marketing Instructor Matt Hanson, placed first in one of two District 6 competition tracks, which attracted …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Nine Purdue University Calumet faculty members have been granted promotion by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.
Earning promotions to associate professor status are: Arifin Angriawan, (management) of Dyer; Karen L. Bishop-Morris (English) of Hammond; Bin Chen (electrical engineering) of Hammond; Paolo Miranda (finance) of Munster; Shoji Nakayama (organizational leadership and supervision) of Schererville; Xiuling Wang (mechanical engineering) of Munster; and Lin Zhao …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Practices for operating ethically and legally within not-for-profit and for-profit industries will be discussed during Purdue University Calumet’s fourth annual Corporate Governance Roundtable at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 29 in Room 130 of the Powers Computer Education Building.
Comprising the roundtable are Kris Krouse, executive director of Shirley Heinze Land Trust Inc., which protects, restores and manages some 1,200 acres of …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – Dr. Curtis Bejes of Indiana University Health La Porte Physicians recently received recognition for outstanding teaching.
The 2012-13 Outstanding Teaching Award, presented by the Predoctoral Education Division of the IU Department of Family Medicine, honored Bejes as an exceptional educator, a passionate teacher and an engaged provider. He also was recognized for the award by his third-year clerkship students.
As a recipient of …Read Full Article
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Chancellor James B. Dworkin has been presented with the Ned E. Kalb Leadership Award, an honor co-sponsored by the Purdue Extension Office of LaPorte County and Leadership LaPorte County, two organizations that Ned Kalb impacted.
The award is presented annually to recognize a quiet, behind-the-scenes leader in LaPorte County.
Kalb played a key role in the formation of the …Read Full Article