PNW Pioneer

Students have more to celebrate than PNW’s fifth anniversary since the merger (and 75th anniversary since a predecessor school’s
founding). They will share in $9.7 million in pandemic relief funds.
Students to share in $9.7 million in federal grants
Nicole Brown March 23, 2022

PNW students will share in $9.7 million dollars of federal aid.  Up to 3,400 students will receive payments of up to $3,000.  The funds...

Senate Faculty recommends increasing
minimum GPA requirement for admission.
Senate votes to raise minimum GPA for entry
Michael Dywan March 23, 2022

A proposal to raise admission standards has moved one step closer to reality at PNW.  The Faculty Senate has voted to raise the minimum grade...

Junk emails are filling student and staff
inboxes and some wonder whether the
volume of causing recipients to tune out.
Students, staff complain promotional campus emails flood their inboxes
Jason Eberly March 23, 2022

PNW students and staff are drowning in a sea of emails. To keep everyone informed about the university’s services, opportunities, athletics,...

Institutional Advancement Staff; Stephanie Hamilton- Annual Giving Coordinator; Graciela Alcantar- Scholarship Coordinator; Mackenzie Covault- Donor Communications Coordinator
As more schools mandate shot, PNW says individuals should choose
Rahim Evans, Reporter • September 22, 2021

More than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities have mandated COVID-19 vaccinations, but Purdue Northwest University is committed to leaving the...

Partisan politics take toll on family, says PNW profs
Partisan politics take toll on family, says PNW profs
Mason Crist, Reporter • February 12, 2021

Growing political division between parties is ruining relationships and spoiling family holidays.  “We are more polarized than we have...

After a tough 2020, New Year’s resolutions take on greater meaning
Marisa Gentry, Reporter • December 9, 2020

Most people cannot wait for 2020 to end. Students have struggled with COVID-19 protections, suspension of in-person classes, the rise of Zoom...

Kahleah Copper
PNW welcomes WNBA player as new women’s basketball assistant coach
Pioneer Staff December 9, 2020

Chicago Sky guard Kahleah Copper has been named the newest assistant coach for the women’s basketball program. Copper is a fifth-year WNBA...

Matt Dudzik, the assistant athletic director for intramurals and facilities, oversees the diverse intramurals program. Photo by Wesley Smith
Intramurals offer novel experiences
Wesley Smith, Reporter • November 18, 2020

From bubble soccer to combat archery, intramurals provide students an opportunity to show off their skills while scoring a few friends along...

Pride teams poised to pounce as conference approves the return of college athletics
Sports Information November 18, 2020

Pride athletic teams are poised to resume competition in January. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Council of Presidents...