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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.
IPFW Follows CHE Guidance, Increases Tuition 1.65%

IPFW Follows CHE Guidance, Increases Tuition 1.65%

June 05, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Purdue Board of Trustees approved a 1.65 percent annual tuition increase for Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) during the 2015–17 budget cycle.
IPFW Receives Study Abroad Grant, Creates Six Scholarships

IPFW Receives Study Abroad Grant, Creates Six Scholarships

June 04, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Generation Study Abroad® initiative of the Institute of International Education (IIE) selected Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) to receive scholarship funding for students to study overseas.
Community and Campus Leaders Linda Ruffolo and Irene Walters Named IPFW Champions

Community and Campus Leaders Linda Ruffolo and Irene Walters Named IPFW Champions

May 29, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) honored long-time community and campus leaders Linda Ruffolo (posthumously) and Irene Walters as IPFW Champions in a private ceremony at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center in late May.
One-Day Girl Scout STEM Conference on Saturday Features Hands-On Activities, Career Info

One-Day Girl Scout STEM Conference on Saturday Features Hands-On Activities, Career Info

May 29, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Area girl scouts will gather Saturday, May 30, for "Lighting the Way to a Brighter Future," the second annual STEM conference presented by IPFW-NISTEM and the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana–Michiana, along with the Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS).