PNW Pioneer

International students particularly isolated

Mohammed Alsulaiman, Reporter

April 3, 2020

While the COVID-19 threat is affecting everyone at PNW, international students feel particularly hard-hit since they are experiencing the situation half a world away from home. “Everything is unavailable on campus, such as labs and exclusi...

Keon appointed as chairman for Urban League of Northwest Indiana

Sergio Valdes, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana elected Chancellor Thomas Keon as chairman of the Board of Directors for a two-year term, according to a Dec. 21 university statement. “I have been active with the Urban League and have attended tw...

Interim Dean of Students departs, assistant dean takes over role

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

Andrew Pettee, assistant Dean of Students, will be taking over the responsibilities of Dean of Students effective immediately, according to an announcement by Joy Colwell, interim vice chancellor for enrollment management and s...

Diplomas to retain Purdue University masthead

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2018

Purdue's Trustees decided at the Oct. 12 meeting to withdraw a proposal to change diploma mastheads to reflect the campus that they were earned at, but will add the signature of the campus chancellor. At the meeting, a new memor...

PNW diplomas to stay same, name of chancellor to be added

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2018

Purdue’s Board of Trustees have decided to withdraw the proposal to change diplomas to reflect the campus that they were earned at, but will add the signature of the campus chancellor, according to an announcement by SGA citin...

Student robbed near Peregrine Hall

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

An armed robbery involving a PNW student and two suspects occurred in the parking lot of Peregrine Hall at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, according to Brian Miller, director of public safety. Both suspects have been...

PNW hires new veteran services coordinator

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

A new veteran services coordinator was hired and is set to begin on Sept. 4, according to Meg Mckeon, Interim Dean of Students. The new coordinator, Anthony Pilota, served in the United States Marine Corps 2nd Battalion for fou...

Nursing non-compete negotiations ongoing, Keon says

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Negotiations over possible non-compete agreements in four states are currently ongoing between online educator Purdue Global and PNW’s College of Nursing, according to Chancellor Keon, who gave remarks at the Aug. 24 Faculty...

CIVS receives grant to improve training

Clayton-Adam Johnson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

NiSource Inc., parent company of NIPSCO and Columbia Gas, awarded a $100,000 grant to the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation on the Hammond campus to encourage research in workplace safety education. The...

Day of Giving aims to beat last year’s $900,000 in donations

Amanda Biro, News Editor

April 16, 2018

The lion statues on both campuses received capes on April 11 to encourage students to participate in Day of Giving, which takes place on April 25. Day of Giving is an annual 24-hour fundraiser in which the university raises...