PNW Pioneer

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

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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...

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 US 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...