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June 26, 2017

IPFW in the News for June 26, 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.

June 26

Upset Put ‘Dons on Map
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW athletic department has a lot to be proud of when it comes to the academic performance, competitive excellence and community service the Mastodons student-athlete body provides for the institution and surrounding area.

Organizational Meeting Planned Tonight for Sierra Club Chapter for Northeast Indiana
News-Sentinel
Van Gilder is an attorney, instructor at IPFW and University of Saint Francis, and active with the Hoosier Environmental Council and Acres Land Trust.

June 24

Attorney to take Helm at IPFW Research Institute
The Journal Gazette
Rachel Blakeman has been hired as the new director of the Community Research Institute at IPFW.

IPFW Theatre: Frankenstein: An Act of Creation
Visit Fort Wayne
IPFW Theatre: Frankenstein: An Act of Creation

IPFW Theatre: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.  
Visit Fort Wayne
IPFW Theatre: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.

IPFW Theatre: Romeo and Juliet
Visit Fort Wayne
IPFW Theatre: Romeo and Juliet

Opinion: Many in Area Worthy of Red Coat Honor
The Journal Gazette
Yes, Saint Francis football coach Kevin Donley and former IPFW volleyball coach Arnie Ball have Red Coats, but wouldn’t it move the needle to honor people like former Mad Ants basketball player Ron Howard, who has affected countless kids off the court through his sports camps and won a championship on it?

June 23

IPFW Names Community Research Institute Director
Inside Indiana Business
IPFW has named Rachel Blakeman director of the Community Research Institute.

Democrats Elect County Chair
The Journal Gazette
She earned bachelor’s degrees in public affairs and political science from IPFW and was a delegate for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at last summer’s Democratic National Convention.

2 from Noble County Among Questa Foundation Scholars
KPC News
Noble County graduates are: Allison Fisher, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, accounting; and BreAnn Weeks, IPFW, human services.

Editorial: Trust, but Verify
The Journal Gazette
Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW and a former member of the Allen County Elections Board, put it this way: “I always start with the assumption that every election system can be defrauded.”

Fruchey Transfers from IPFW, Eyes a Run at 2020 Olympic Trials
WANE TV
The IPFW runner will transfer to Southern Utah to set herself up for a shot at the 2020 Olympic Trials.

Fruchey Transfers from IPFW, Eyes a Run at 2020 Olympic Trials
News Locker
The IPFW runner will transfer to Southern Utah to set herself up for a shot at the 2020 Olympic Trials.

Sculptor’s Roots Add Modern Flair to Fort Wayne Skyline
WBOI
His varied output of works include “Flights of Friendship: Weaving Cultures,” installed in the Fort Wayne International Airport, several pieces of “Art with a Purpose” on the IPFW campus, and most recently, “City,” an interactive sculpture in the Superior Circle roundabout, at the foot of the Wells Street Corridor.

June 22

High School Students Explore Physics at IPFW
News-Sentinel
Four high school students are delving into a hands-on exploration of physics during a physics day camp at IPFW this week.

IPFW’s Online Program Among the Best
The Journal Gazette
The morning that IPFW associate professor Geralyn Miller was going to demonstrate the set-up for teaching her online business classes, the computer system was down.

June 21

TRIO Programs Receive More Aid
The Journal Gazette
The TRIO programs at IPFW that help the region’s disadvantaged students gain acceptance to colleges and universities and succeed in higher education have had their federal grants renewed to the tune of $2.58 million, university officials announced Tuesday.

IPFW to Receive $2.58 Million Dollar Grant
WFFT TV
IPFW announced Tuesday that they will receive a grant of $2.58 million dollars.

Fort Wayne, IPFW Developing Trail App
Inside Indiana Business
The city of Fort Wayne is partnering with IPFW to develop a mobile app for users of the city’s greenways and trail systems.

Ex-DeKalb Thrower Has Eye on Olympics
The Journal Gazette
“I went to IPFW (for a year) and I definitely don’t regret that decision. I met my best friend there,” Dincoff said.

June 20

IPFW Receives $2.58 Million in Grants for Upward Bound Programs
WANE TV
IPFW announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Education has reauthorized grants totaling $2.58 million for the university’s two TRIO Upward Bound Programs.

Federal Grants Renewed for IPFW
The Journal Gazette
The TRIO programs at IPFW that help the region’s disadvantaged students gain acceptance to colleges and universities and succeed in higher education have had their federal grants renewed to the tune of $2.58 million, university officials announced today.

IPFW Awarded $2.58 Million in Grants to Assist Area HS Students in Need
News-Sentinel
Associate Vice Chancellor of Admissions Ken Christmon always says that every day is a good day at IPFW.

IPFW Receives $2.58 Million in Grants for Upward Bound Programs
News Locker
IPFW announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Education has reauthorized grants totaling $2.58 million for the university’s two TRIO Upward Bound programs.

City of Fort Wayne Partners with IPFW to Develop Trail App
WPTA TV
The City of Fort Wayne is working with IPFW to develop a mobile app for people using the city’s greenways and trails.

Fort Wayne, IPFW Building Trail App
WANE TV
The City of Fort Wayne and IPFW are partnering to develop a mobile app for people who use the City of Fort Wayne’s greenways and trails system.

City of Fort Wayne and IPFW Developing Trail App
Fort Wayne’s NBC
The City of Fort Wayne and IPFW are working together to develop a mobile app for those who use the city’s greenways and trails.

City Partners with IPFW for Trails App
WFFT TV
The City of Fort Wayne is teaming up with IPFW to develop an app that will collect data on trail usage and conditions.

City, IPFW Developing Trail App
News-Sentinel
The city’s Greenways and Trails Department and IPFW’s Computer Science Senior Capstone Teams are partnering to develop a mobile app for people who use the city’s greenways and trails system.

City and IPFW Team for Trail-Focused Mobile App
WOWO
Fort Wayne and IPFW are teaming up for a new mobile app for those who like to spend time outdoors.

City of Fort Wayne and IPFW Working to Develop Trail App
City of Fort Wayne
The City of Fort Wayne and IPFW are partnering to develop a mobile app for people who use the City of Fort Wayne’s greenways and trails system.

Nodines Receive Masonic Scholarships
KPC News
Isaiah starts his first year at Purdue University in the fall and Keegan is in his third year at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW to Host Accelerated Admission Day Thursday
Talk of the Town – Whitley County
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will hold an accelerated admission day Thursday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Office of Admissions, located in the Walb Student Union, Room 121.

Jobless Rate Up a Notch
The Journal Gazette
The good news, says John Kessler, director of the Center for Economic Education at IPFW, is that more people entered the labor force in May.

YSU Women Sign Transfer from Indiana
The Vindicator
Fisher is a transfer from Ranger College in Texas, and she played her freshman year at IPFW in the Summit League.

June 19

7 Indian Students Make it to the Winners List of Global Multilingual Essay Contest
India Education Diary
Participants attend many prestigious universities including Jiangsu University, The University of Cambridge, Columbia University, The University of Edinburgh, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, McGill University, Clemson University, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Universiti Putra Malaysia, The University of British Columbia, New York University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Tecnológico de Monterrey, SRM University, and Bowling Green State University.

Opinion: Non-Traditional Approach
The Journal Gazette
While many institutions, including IPFW, do a good job of delivering online courses and full degree programs, there remains a huge unmet need for more online offerings and other advances.

IU, Purdue Come to Terms on IPFW Campus Realignment
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The boards of trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University Friday approved a series of agreements that will implement the realignment of IPFW.

Local Dad’s Use of Games Lands in Parenting Book
The Journal Gazette
Kaufeld, the social media manager at IPFW, has also been writing his column, “The Dad Game,” for the New-Sentinel about 15 years.

Rothberg Logan & Warsco Announces Promotion, Hire
Inside Indiana Business
Lawson studied business administration, management and operations at East Tennessee State University and later studied finance at IPFW.