PNW Pioneer

Softball starts season with positive outlook

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 18, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The softball team started their season Feb. 17 against University of Indianapolis with a loss of 6-4. Niki Stansell, head coach, said she is not worried about the team during their first year in NCAA Division II. “Division...

Board of Trustees approves new name for arboretum

Amanda Biro, News Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens has been renamed Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest. The name was approved by the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Feb. 9. PNW received ownership of the arboretum from former board of dir...

SGA to travel to Indiana Capitol

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Members of SGA and some political science students will take a trip to the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis on Feb. 5. Tim Sanders, director of the Northwest Indiana Engagement Office, will be leading the trip. The students...

Former FRC director to be honored

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting John Bobalik into its 2018 class, as one of seven local athletes selected. “It’s a great honor and I’m extremely humbled,” Bobalik said. “It’s also a reflection...

Hammond campus police to relocate to SAB

Amanda Biro, News Editor

January 21, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Campus police will be moving from its current location in the boiler room building to the Schneider Avenue Building at the corner of Schneider Avenue and 169th Street in Hammond in February. Brian Miller, director of Public Safety, sai...

Softball team signs 5 players, 3 from NWI Sox

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Five freshman players have been signed to the softball team for the 2018- 19 season. Niki Stansell, head coach, said she is looking to continue to grow the team and the 2019 class will help in her goal to win in the GLIAC....

Eight members added to volleyball 2018-19 class

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Eight players were signed to play for PNW’s volleyball team during the 2018-19 season. Julie Wiejak, head coach, said the new members are impressive players and students. “The common thread is that they all love v...

Extracurricular transcript offered

Clayton-Adam Johnson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The Office of Student Life has had over 150 students submit their extracurricular activities to be included on their Co-Curricular Transcript since Fall 2016. Cody Dallas, coordinator of Student Organizations and Leadership,...

Former employee allegedly steals from students

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Renee Poirier, former employee of PNW, allegedly stole laptops, cameras, makeup and possibly gift cards from students in Griffin Hall, according to Kris Falzone, associate vice chancellor of Marketing & Communications. The...

Students win first place in New York

Ronny Bonnell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Six graduate students won first place at the Student Market Share Study Competition in New York City through a hospitality and tourism management course. PNW graduate students analyzed the Denver, Colorado, hotel market over a s...

Sports Management major available to students

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The College of Business added a sports management major to its curriculum. Enrollment for the major is now open. Students who enroll will learn about fitness and exercise physiology, nutrition for performance, facilities design,...

License plates available in January

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW license plates have been approved by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to help fund the Legacy Scholarship program beginning in January 2018. Kris Falzone, associate vice chancellor of Marketing & Communications, said a...