PNW Pioneer

Campus police announce internet purchase exchange zone

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

November 26, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW Hammond campus police announced the creation of an “Internet Purchase Exchange Safe Zone” located on the east side of the campus police building on Nov. 14. The exchange zone, designated by a “meet-up spot” sign,...

Vice chancellor of institutional advancement announced

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

November 11, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Lisa Goodnight was selected as vice chancellor of institutional advancement on Nov. 6. Chancellor Thomas Keon said Goodnight handled the position with ease and confidence when she took over as interim in August. “The search...

SGA vice president plans to resign

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

November 11, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Dustin Thibideau, SGA vice president, announced he will step down from SGA at the end of the Fall 2018 semester as he leaves PNW to attend the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. “I want to sincerely thank the student...

Robberies occur near Hammond campus

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

November 11, 2018

Filed under In Brief

A series of armed robberies occurred near PNW’s Hammond campus, according to a Nov. 5 announcement by Brian Miller, director of public safety. Miller said reports from the Hammond Police Department describe the offenders...

Interim Dean of Students departs, assistant dean takes over role

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Andrew Pettee, assistant Dean of Students, will be taking over the responsibilities of Dean of Students effective immediately, according to an announcement by Joy Colwell, interim vice chancellor for enrollment management and s...

Multiple hit-and-runs on Hammond campus

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Three hit-and-runs occurred on the Hammond Campus from Oct. 9 to Oct. 12, according to university crime logs. Two occurred in the P-9 parking lot, which is south of SULB, and the third occurred in the campus parking garage. Brian...

Items stolen from Gyte building

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Two thefts occurred in the Gyte building on Oct. 12 and Oct. 18 respectively, according to university crime logs. Brian Miller, director of public safety, said tests from a professor’s office and a student’s purse, worth...

Women’s golfer scores PNW’s first ever hole-in-one

Comron Fouladi, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Candace Chandler, sophomore women’s team golfer, made PNW history by scoring the first-ever hole-in-one on Oct. 12 at the Mike Lalaeff Invitational at White Hawk Country Club in Crown Point. “It feels good to be a part...

Diplomas to retain Purdue University masthead

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Purdue's Trustees decided at the Oct. 12 meeting to withdraw a proposal to change diploma mastheads to reflect the campus that they were earned at, but will add the signature of the campus chancellor. At the meeting, a new memor...

PNW diplomas to stay same, name of chancellor to be added

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Purdue’s Board of Trustees have decided to withdraw the proposal to change diplomas to reflect the campus that they were earned at, but will add the signature of the campus chancellor, according to an announcement by SGA citin...

SGA removes senator, begins search to fill position

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

September 30, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Kevin Calderone, College of Business senator in Hammond, was formally impeached at a hearing on Sept. 21. The Rules and Internal Affairs Committee cited the charges as violations of Article 8, section 9, parts A and B in their...

Fall 2018 Enrollment sees domestic gains, international declines

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 30, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s Fall 2018 domestic student enrollment rose approximately four percent, according to a university press release. The Fall 2018 class is comprised of 1,172 students, a 47 student increase from Spring 2018, and has a full-time...