PNW Pioneer

Vehicle stolen from campus parking lot

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under In Brief

A vehicle was stolen from Parking lot 13 on the Hammond campus on Sept. 5, according to campus police. Brian Miller, director of public safety, said that the missing car has yet to be found but that it has been picked up on...

PNW to host U.S. Senate debate

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The Indiana Debate Commission selected PNW as the site for the Oct. 8 U.S. Senate debate between incumbent Democrat Joseph Donnelly and Republican and Libertarian challengers Mike Braun and Lucy Brenton. Gerry Lanosga, Indiana...

Engineering, Business programs receive national recognition

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s College of Engineering and College of Business received national recognition in the U.S. News & World Report best college rankings released on Sept. 10. The College of Engineering was ranked No. 35 in engineering...

Student robbed near Peregrine Hall

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

An armed robbery involving a PNW student and two suspects occurred in the parking lot of Peregrine Hall at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, according to Brian Miller, director of public safety. Both suspects have been...

PNW hires new veteran services coordinator

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

A new veteran services coordinator was hired and is set to begin on Sept. 4, according to Meg Mckeon, Interim Dean of Students. The new coordinator, Anthony Pilota, served in the United States Marine Corps 2nd Battalion for fou...

Nursing non-compete negotiations ongoing, Keon says

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Negotiations over possible non-compete agreements in four states are currently ongoing between online educator Purdue Global and PNW’s College of Nursing, according to Chancellor Keon, who gave remarks at the Aug. 24 Faculty...

Men’s basketball adds 10 new players

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Men’s Basketball announced the addition of 10 recruits, both local and national, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Brian ‘Boomer’ Roberts, first-year head coach, said the newcomers will bring a competitive mentality to...

COB dean announces plans to retire

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Jane Mutchler, dean of the College of Business, plans to resign on June 30, 2019, and retire from PNW on Dec. 31, 2019, according to a statement sent out by Ralph Mueller, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost on Friday, Aug...

Bioscience ceremony set for Aug. 23

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Bioscience Innovation Building will occur on Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the northeast lawn of Lawshe Hall, according to a press release sent out by the university. The Bioscience...

Campus celebrates Cookout with a Cop

Marcela Mejia, Staff Writer

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The Hammond campus police force shared hamburgers, chips and drinks with students and staff during its beginning of the year event, Cookout with a Cop, on Aug. 17. The creator of Cookout with Cop, Detective Patrick Tracy, who...

Women’s basketball team dominates classroom

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s women’s basketball earned a cumulative GPA of 3.755 for the 2017-18 season, scoring the team the second highest GPA in the nation. Announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on July 24, the scorin...