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Gallery: Westville construction

Jenna Gloy, Assistant Photo Editor

August 9, 2017

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Gallery: Hammond construction

Brooke Sotelo, Photo Editor

August 7, 2017

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EXL changed to one-course requirement

Amanda Biro, News Editor

August 7, 2017

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The Faculty Senate decided undergraduate students would be required to have one experiential learning course at the Faculty Senate meeting on May 5. Geoffrey Schultz, chair of the Senate, says there are still concerns about quality and funding but expects full closure ...

Changes coming to PNW’s shuttle system

Richard Chambers, Staff Writer

August 7, 2017

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PNW’s inter-campus shuttle system between the Hammond and Westville campuses will use 24-passenger buses this fall semester instead of the 40-passenger buses used last year. Brian Miller, director of public safety, manages t...

Students reflect on impact of the Dean’s Leadership Group

Kurt Urbanski, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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The Dean’s Leadership Group is led by John Weber, Dean of Students, and Amanda Schacht, Director of Student Life, and a scholarship is awarded to members. To become a member last year, students completed an application, essay...

New instructor evaluations coming

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

May 1, 2017

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PNW will change its instructor evaluation system from Idea, which is partnered with Campus Labs, to Explorance Blue at the start of the summer semester. In Fall 2017, students will be able to complete evaluations through Blackboard. Geoffrey...

Journey in Time: Students perform for Westville

Maria Elena Miller, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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The students of Oral Interpretation presented a theatre performance on the Westville campus on April 18 and April 23. The course was taught by Daniel Padberg, associate professor of communication and director of theatre. The...

Debate over EXL program continues

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

May 1, 2017

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Since the beginning of the Fall semester 2016, the PNW Faculty Senate Committee has been planning to create an experiential learning program for both campuses. A decision is expected to be made on May 5 at the Faculty Senate Meeting. There...

Student leaders, faculty members recognized

Brooke Regier, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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Leaders from student organizations were recognized at the annual Student Recognition Banquet on April 7 in the DSSAC on the Westville campus. Caitlyn Swan, sophomore elementary and special education major and president of Circle...

Students take two awards in NASA challenge

Leah Medema, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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Two teams from PNW competed in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Huntsville, Alabama on March 31 and April 1. The teams designed, built, tested and raced human powered rovers for the competition and won two awards:...