News Room

July 10, 2017

IPFW in the News for July 10, 2017

Were you quoted by a reporter? Did you see IPFW featured in the media? Send the links for your news clips to Kimberly Wagner, director of public relations, at kimberly.wagner@ipfw.edu or tweet them to @IPFWnews.

July 9

Helping Out with Housing
The Journal Gazette
Vincent Village, 2827 Holton Ave., helpers are: The Chapel, The Christ Child Society, Neighborlink, St. Jude Social Action Committee, IPFW, University of Saint Francis and Homestead High School Network, Catholic Charities,  Parkview Health, AIM Services, Headwaters Counseling, Fort Wayne Community Schools, Wells Fargo Bank and the Purdue Cooperative Extension.

Business People
The Journal Gazette
Named to the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana’s board of directors for 2017-18 are Ryan Krueckeberg, president, Lincoln Financial Group; Savannah Robinson, vice president, Barnes & Thornburg LLP; Sarah Verpooten, secretary, Strahm Building Solutions; David Curry, treasurer, Lake City Bank; Patrick Florea, director at large, executive committee, JH Specialty Inc.; Abigail Zimmer, vice president, membership, Creative Financial Staffing; Kourtney Teegardin, vice president, leadership development, Design Collaborative; Pone Vongphachanh; vice president, community impact, Upstate Alliance of Realtors; John Felts, vice president, communications, city of Fort Wayne; Kelly Rentschler, vice president, social programming, EASi; Chris Reeves, vice president, fund development, ProFed Federal Credit Union; Vinod Vijayan, director at large, technology, Eaton Corp.; Tim Zink, director at large, Living Fort Wayne, IPFW; Rena Burden, director at large, leadership development, Turnstone; and John Foxworthy, director at large, fund development, Mahara Wealth Partners.

July 7

125 Mastodons Named to Summit League Academic Honor Roll
All-Athletics.com
The Summit League has announced the 2016-17 Academic Honor Roll, and 125 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne student-athletes were named to the list.

Grimes for Sheriff Selects Campaign Manager
Inside Indiana Business
Jared Noblitt graduated from IPFW.

New Harrison Lake Golf Pro Brings Customer-Service Experience
The Republic
But after two years in his hometown at IPFW, he learned about the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State in Michigan.

Graders Transplants Transitioning to Galion with Ease
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
For the past three years, Hettinger has plied his trade for the Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne (IPFW) Mastodons.

Dean Appointed: Dr. Jennifer Simpson Appointed in Humanities and Social Sciences
Memorial University Gazette
Dr. Simpson has previously held academic appointments at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Portland State University.

July 6

Register for IPFW Enrollment Express
The Journal Gazette
Registration is open for IPFW’s Enrollment Express Day on July 18. Appointments are available between 9 and 11 a.m. in the Office of Admissions in the Walb Student Union, Room 121.

Registration Open for IPFW Enrollment Express
WBCL Radio Network
IPFW will hold an Enrollment Express Day on July 18th, and registration is now open.

July 5

The Law Office of Nick Wheeler
Word Press
After his military service, Nick used the G.I. Bill he earned to attend Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne where he majored in English with a Concentration in Writing.

July 4

La Porte High Runners Shine in Run for Riley
The Michigan City News-Dispatch
La Porte High School graduate Kailee Schoof runs in a race last season as a freshman at IPFW.

Evan Miller MLB Draft Position
Pro Draft Picks
Miller was drafted into the Major League Baseball draft from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne “Ninjas” Debut on American Ninja Warrior
Fort Wayne’s NBC
Michael Bougher is an IPFW student, full time EMT and a member of the Army National Guard.

July 2

Hefty Wealth Partners Elects Three New Partners – KPCnews.com
Short Term Wealth
Edison Byzyka is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in economics.

Marriage Matters: A Work in Progress
Sturgis Journal
James Burg, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.  His wife, Audora, is a freelance writer.

July 1

Hefty Wealth Partners Elects Three New Partners
KPC News
Edison Byzyka is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in economics.

IPFW Changes to Affect Athletics Minimally
CycloSec Sport
On June 16, the trustees of Indiana and Purdue universities agreed on the fate of the IU students enrolled at IPFW: No NCAA Division I athletics.

June 30

Jones Pioneer Award Winner’s Life as Volunteer ‘Just Happened’
Huntington County TAB
After earning a degree in electrical engineering from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in 1973, he went to work at Triad-Utrad, in Huntington.