PNW Pioneer

Equipment additions, renovations to Fitness Center

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Filed under In Brief

During winter break, the Fitness Center, Hammond campus, was renovated, with new equipment additions to the weight room, new flooring and branding updates. Rick Costello, athletic director, said the renovations cost approximately...

SGA swears in new members

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 18, 2019

Filed under In Brief

SGA added two new members to their roster during the month of February, filling in several of the vacant positions that accumulated throughout the academic year. Alex Heaton, senior communication major, was named chief of staff...

Sex offense occurs in Gyte Annex

Staff Report

January 22, 2019

Filed under In Brief

A sexual offense occurred in Gyte Annex on the Hammond campus, according to campus police crime logs. The incident was first reported on to the Hammond Police Department on Jan. 9, but occurred around Oct. 8, 2018, according...

Auto theft near Griffin Hall

Staff Report

January 22, 2019

Filed under In Brief

A vehicle was stolen from Griffin Hall’s parking lot on Dec. 21, according to campus police logs. Brian Miller, director of public safety, said the vehicle has not been returned, but the victim identified a suspect to the...

Burglary in Griffin Hall

Staff Report

January 22, 2019

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A reported burglary occurred in Griffin Hall sometime between Dec. 12 and Jan. 4, according to campus police crime logs. Brian Miller, director of public safety, said a student reported the theft of a PlayStation gaming console...

Keon appointed as chairman for Urban League of Northwest Indiana

Sergio Valdes, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Filed under In Brief

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana elected Chancellor Thomas Keon as chairman of the Board of Directors for a two-year term, according to a Dec. 21 university statement. “I have been active with the Urban League and have attended tw...

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 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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...