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Former astronaut keynotes 12th annual Opportunity Banquet on March 27

Former astronaut keynotes 12th annual Opportunity Banquet on March 27

March 10, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The 12th annual Opportunity Banquet, sponsored by the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science, will be held March 27 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event takes place in the Walb Student Union International Ballroom.
Local Students Advance to Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 7

Local Students Advance to Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 7

March 10, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Budding future scientists and engineers will gather Saturday, March 7, as competitors in the 60th annual Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NEIRSEF).
Summer program positions Students for On-Time Graduation

Summer program positions Students for On-Time Graduation

March 02, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Get ahead, catch up, or get back on track! is the theme for summer school this year at IPFW.
Kittaka named 2015 Dedication Award Recipient, registration opens February 20

Kittaka named 2015 Dedication Award Recipient, registration opens February 20

February 19, 2015 Fort Wayne, Ind.—Teacher, musician, and community activist Dorothy Kittaka is the 2015 Dedication Award honoree at Tapestry: A Day for You, sponsored by Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and Parkview Health. The announcement was made at a press conference on February 19 at the Holiday Inn at IPFW.
Students, faculty, and staff make their voices heard at Statehouse Day

Students, faculty, and staff make their voices heard at Statehouse Day

February 18, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Fifty-five students, faculty, and staff members from Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will head to Indianapolis Thursday, February 19, for the 17th annual Statehouse Day. Forty of this year's participants are current IPFW students.
Winner of 2015 Tapestry: A Day For You Dedication Award to be announced at press conference on February 19

Winner of 2015 Tapestry: A Day For You Dedication Award to be announced at press conference on February 19

February 18, 2015 Fort Wayne, Ind.—The winner of the 2015 Tapestry Dedication Award will be announced at a press conference February 19 at 10:30 a.m. in the Holiday Inn at IPFW.
Explore the Art and Food of Italy this Summer

Explore the Art and Food of Italy this Summer

February 13, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) offers a variety of short, educational travel opportunities each year. This upcoming summer, two trips to Italy are being marketed to community members as educational travel.
4th Annual Applied Leadership Series Connects, Develops Regional Business Leaders

4th Annual Applied Leadership Series Connects, Develops Regional Business Leaders

February 09, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Northeast Indiana business leaders will come together on March 18−20 for the IPFW Applied Leadership Series. The event connects area managers seeking to develop their leadership skills with regional business experts to discuss various topics essential to leadership development.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Board of Trustees Request

Purdue President Mitch Daniels and Board of Trustees Request "Metropolitan University" Designation for IPFW

January 30, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—In a letter delivered this morning to Teresa Lubbers, commissioner of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE), Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, on behalf of the Purdue Board of Trustees, requested that the Commission change the designation for Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) from “Regional Campus” to “Metropolitan University."
Melissa Kurten to Direct IPFW’s Training Outreach Program

Melissa Kurten to Direct IPFW’s Training Outreach Program

January 23, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Melissa Kurten has been named as director of training outreach for the Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).