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Dual-credit debacle: 78% of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not qualified

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

According to a report by Jeff Shires, executive director of Concurrent Enrollment/Dual-Credit, 86 of PNW’s 281 dual-credit instructors meet the Higher Learning Commission’s qualification requirements. Of those that are qualif...

March 7No Comments

Dean named for Department of Engineering, Sciences

Ronny Bonnell, News Writer

PNW recently named Kenneth Chris Holford the new dean of the College of Engineering and Sciences. Holford was previously the dean of the College of Science and chair of the Department of Biology and Chemistry at the former...

March 6No Comments

Professor Jerry Holt to teach in Norway

Professor Jerry Holt to teach in Norway

Jason Finner, Staff Writer

Jerry Holt, associate professor of English, has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to teach a year-long course in Norway for the 2017-18 school year. Holt will be traveling with his wife to Bergen, Norway in August to teach...

March 61 Comment

Former Black Panther and artist comes to PNW

Former Black Panther and artist comes to PNW

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

In celebration of Black History Month, former Black Panther and artist Charlotte O’Neal visited PNW on Feb. 28 in Alumni Hall to speak about her life as a Black Panther. O’Neal, also known as Mama C, was welcomed to...

March 6No Comments

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Arts & Leisure

PNW alumna comes back to teach

Elizabeth Long, Staff Writer

At the start of the fall semester PNW welcomed Krista Thompson to the Communication and Creative Arts department to teach courses in graphic design, advertising, art and photography. Thompson, visiting le...

March 20No Comments

Student strives to save grandson’s life

Student strives to save grandson’s life

Leah Medema, Arts & Leisure Writer

Yvonne Altieri-Postelmans, a human resources student at PNW, said when she approaches people, she jumps at the opportunity to talk to them because she sees everyone’s potential to save a life. After...

March 7No Comments

Alumna performs at PNW

Alumna performs at PNW

March 7

Gianni a genuine German genius

Gianni a genuine German genius

February 21

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Sports

Tennis teams prepare for spring

Cameron Tyler Page, Sports Writer

The PNW men’s tennis team improved their overall record to 7-1 with a 6-3 win against Central College on March 4. Moritz Gisy, freshman, won at No. 1 singles to improve to 8-0. He beat his opponent in straight sets, ...

March 20No Comments

PNW baseball starts spring season

PNW baseball starts spring season

Eugene Dykes, Sports Writer

The PNW baseball team started their Spring 2017 season on March 4 with a 4-20 loss against Concordia University and a 3-0 victory against Viterbo University. The team held a 2-0 record during the Fall 2016 season. Dave...

March 7No Comments

Fitness and Recreation Center offers new group fitness classes

Cameron Tyler Page, Sports Writer

The Fitness and Recreation Center at the Hammond Campus is offering new group exercise classes this spring semester. The classes range from Zumba and yoga to cardio, and abs and core. The classes are taught by certified...

March 7No Comments

Softball team off to winning start under new head coach

March 7

Fitness director’s dedication to health and PNW

Fitness director’s dedication to health and PNW

March 7

The man behind intramurals

February 21

Hitting targets and shooting opponents: Intramurals new sport, combat archery

Hitting targets and shooting opponents: Intramurals new sport, combat archery

February 21

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