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Cigdem Gurgur Receives Two Excellence in Teaching Awards from MBA Program Students

Cigdem Gurgur Receives Two Excellence in Teaching Awards from MBA Program Students

June 30, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Students in the MBA+ and Accerlerated MBA program at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) gave both of their respective Excellence in Teaching awards to Cigdem Gurgur, associate professor of management.
IPFW Students Take Service Trip to Peru, Volunteer in Orphanage

IPFW Students Take Service Trip to Peru, Volunteer in Orphanage

June 29, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Four first-generation undergraduates in the Hispanos Unidos student organization at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) recently spent a week volunteering at the Maria Salome de Ferro Boys Orphanage in Cusco, Peru.
Private Investment in Systems Engineering Yields Big Results for Area Companies

Private Investment in Systems Engineering Yields Big Results for Area Companies

June 29, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Seven years ago, $500,000 was invested by the Lilly Endowment and Northeast Indiana Talent Initiative to strengthen programming and research related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) learning in northeast Indiana through the development of a Center of Excellence in Systems Engineering at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).
Melissa Eastman Assumes Role as New Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Melissa Eastman Assumes Role as New Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

June 24, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) welcomes Melissa Eastman as the new assistant director of alumni relations.
IPFW Upward Bound to Host Statewide Olympiad

IPFW Upward Bound to Host Statewide Olympiad

June 23, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—On June 25–26, 2015, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) TRIO Upward Bound will host the statewide Upward Bound Olympiad.
Shubitha Kever, Director of IPFW TRIO, Elected President-Elect for Statewide Indiana TRIO Programs

Shubitha Kever, Director of IPFW TRIO, Elected President-Elect for Statewide Indiana TRIO Programs

June 15, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Shubitha Kever, director of TRIO Student Support Services at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), is the new president-elect for the statewide Indiana TRIO professional organization.
Follett Grant to Provide Digital Resources for Student Success at IPFW

Follett Grant to Provide Digital Resources for Student Success at IPFW

June 15, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), in partnership with Follett, today announced a $60,000 financial gift to help off-set expenses surrounding the design and implementation of a two-year project and study that focus on leveraging academic student success resources offered in virtual and social media environments and how they impact learning when integrated into Follett’s BryteWave e-book reading platform.
Arnie Ball Presented with Sagamore of the Wabash Honor

Arnie Ball Presented with Sagamore of the Wabash Honor

June 15, 2015 FORT WAYNE,Ind.—At the annual IPFW men's volleyball golf outing, long-time men's volleyball head coach Arnie Ball was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash Award by State Representative and Indiana Legislator of the Year Bob Morris.
Angie Fincannon Joins IPFW as Vice Chancellor for Advancement

Angie Fincannon Joins IPFW as Vice Chancellor for Advancement

June 08, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) proudly welcomes Angie Fincannon, Ed.D., as the new Vice Chancellor for Advancement. She will oversee the offices of Alumni, Development, and Marketing Communications.
All 2015 Bachelor's Graduates in Department of Nursing Passing Licensing Exam on First Attempt

All 2015 Bachelor's Graduates in Department of Nursing Passing Licensing Exam on First Attempt

June 08, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—All 37 of the 2015 Bachelor's graduates from the Department of Nursing passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on the first attempt. Five Master's graduates passed their American Nurses Credentialing Center certification exams.