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Changes coming for PNW’s dual-credit program

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

February 7, 2017

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In response to a number of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not meeting the Higher Learning Commission’s minimum requirements, a deadline of Sept. 1, 2019 has been set by the PNW Faculty Senate for all instructors to meet the...

Breaking the budget

Breaking the budget

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

February 7, 2017

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PNW Faculty Senate passes new grade appeal policy

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2017

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The Faculty Senate passed a new student grade appeal policy, reshaping the grade appeal policies from the former Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central, on Dec. 9. The policy was drafted over the summer by a subcommittee formed...

Raising their voices

Raising their voices

January 24, 2017

Attendance policy addition

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

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An amendment granting PNW instructors the ability to allow or not allow excused absences due to university- related activities was added to the current attendance policy on Dec. 9. The amendment requires students to present...

Retired astronaut Col. Jerry Ross speaks at Sinai Forum

Kurt Urbanski, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

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Retired NASA astronaut Col. Jerry Ross visited the Westville campus on Dec. 4 to conclude the 63rd season of PNW’s Sinai Forum. Presenting in the Dssac, Ross spoke about his experience and gave an assessment of the present and...

TNT helps future PNW teachers

Taylor Rhodes, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

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Teachers Networking Together is a newly formed organization that donates clothing to PNW students to help better prepare them for the professional life of teaching. TNT accepts donations from students, staff, faculty, friends...

Panel discusses U.S.-Syrian relations

Blair Hochstetler, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

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Lambda Pi Eta and the PNW local chapter of the Union for Democratic Communication (PNW UDC) hosted a panel discussion on the crisis in Syria in SUL on the Hammond campus on Dec. 1. The panel included Khousay Ahmad of the Syrian...

Pulitzer Prize winner speaks at Sinai Forum

Jason Finner, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Filed under Columns, News

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bret Stephens spoke to a packed house on Nov. 13 at the D-SSAC building on the Westville campus as part of the 63rd season of the Sinai Forum. Stephens won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commen...

From campus to campus

Amanda Biro, News Writer

November 29, 2016

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PNW’s intercampus shuttle service launched on Nov. 28. With the use of a university ID, students, faculty and staff can access free transportation between the Hammond and Westville campuses. Two 24 passenger buses will depart...