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Chancellor Keon receives NIPSCO Luminary Award for Education

Amanda Biro, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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Thomas Keon, PNW chancellor, received the NIPSCO Luminary Award for Education from NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris for his expansion of PNW’s STEM education program. STEM consists of science, technology, engineering and...

Breaking the chains of domestic abuse

Kevin Isaacs, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

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“Veils, Halos, and Shackles” is a collection of works by various authors on the issue of domestic violence in today’s society. A reading and roundtable discussion was held on Oct. 5, and it was organized by Janine Harrison,...

PNW professor’s speech questions Constitution Day

Daulton Albanese, News Writer

October 14, 2016

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Frank Colucci, associate professor of political science, spoke to PNW students and faculty members about how Constitution Day is unconstitutional. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, it says every educational institution...

Red Cross hosts blood drive at PNW Hammond campus

Mohammed Majid, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

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The American Red Cross is holding a two-day blood drive on the Hammond campus Sept. 21-22 in SULB Alumni Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan Coska, account manager for donor recruitment and coordinator for PNW, working with the...

Shires appointed director of dual credit

Shires appointed director of dual credit

Taylor Rhodes, News Writer

September 20, 2016

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Chair, Vice Chair and interim positions named

News Release

September 7, 2016

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Ralph O. Mueller, PNW vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, appointed interim positions, and the PNW Faculty Senate Committee appointed its Chair and Vice Chair at the first PNW Faculty Senate meeting on Aug. 26 at...

An inconvenient convenience fee

Amanda Lopez, Arts & Leisure Editor

August 29, 2016

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Starting the Fall semester of 2016, students will be charged a 2.75 percent convenience fee by TouchNet for paying their tuition by debit or credit card. According to Stephen Turner, vice chancellor of Finance and Administration,...