PNW Pioneer

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...

Evaluations available on Blackboard

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW course evaluations are now available for students to complete on Blackboard through Blue by eXplorance. The evaluations also have new course evaluation questions. There are five scaled-item questions about the course and instructor...

TEDx delayed, coming next fall

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The event date for TEDxPurdueUniversityNorthwest was changed to Sept. 14, 2018, instead of March 30, 2018, due to scheduling conflicts. Riley Owens, junior communication major and license owner for TEDxPurdueUniversityNorthwest,...

Athletics introduces online merchandise

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW athletics opened an online “Sideline Store” through BSN Sports where apparel can be purchased. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletic director for sports information, marketing and event management, said the store is similar...

Basketball teams stream live through WJOB

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The PNW athletics department has partnered with WJOB to stream the men and women’s basketball games through its Facebook page this season. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletics director for sports information, marketing and...

Women’s soccer coach resigns, search begins

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The PNW athletic department will be conducting a national search for the position of the women’s soccer coach after the resignation of Danielle Foxhoven. “I decided to resign for personal reasons,” Foxhoven said. “I...

Robbery occurs on Hammond campus

Amanda Biro, News Editor

December 10, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Campus police reported an armed robbery that occurred in Porter Hall on Dec. 4. According to Hammond campus police, a PNW student posted on the Internet about selling an iPhone 7. The suspect called the student and offered ...