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New academic administrator looks to inspire, impact students

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

February 9, 2017

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Tara Sullivan has been named PNW’s new executive director of Academic Success and Transition, a position that allows her to do the thing that she loves most: inspire and impact students in higher education. Born in Texas...

Changes coming for PNW’s dual-credit program

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

February 7, 2017

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In response to a number of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not meeting the Higher Learning Commission’s minimum requirements, a deadline of Sept. 1, 2019 has been set by the PNW Faculty Senate for all instructors to meet the...

Breaking the budget

Breaking the budget

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

February 7, 2017

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PNW Faculty Senate passes new grade appeal policy

Amanda Biro, Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2017

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The Faculty Senate passed a new student grade appeal policy, reshaping the grade appeal policies from the former Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central, on Dec. 9. The policy was drafted over the summer by a subcommittee formed...

Raising their voices

Raising their voices

January 24, 2017

Attendance policy addition

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

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An amendment granting PNW instructors the ability to allow or not allow excused absences due to university- related activities was added to the current attendance policy on Dec. 9. The amendment requires students to present...

Retired astronaut Col. Jerry Ross speaks at Sinai Forum

Kurt Urbanski, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

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Retired NASA astronaut Col. Jerry Ross visited the Westville campus on Dec. 4 to conclude the 63rd season of PNW’s Sinai Forum. Presenting in the Dssac, Ross spoke about his experience and gave an assessment of the present and...