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January 8, 2018

IPFW in the News for January 8, 2018

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January 8

Choir of Empowerment: Youth Gain Confidence in Program
The Journal Gazette
Marshall White, the Voices of Unity Youth Choir director, introduced such singers to a packed auditorium during Praise Celebration 2018 at the IPFW Rhinehart Music Center.

BLAKE SEBRING: Fort Wayne Is No Longer a Basketball City
News-Sentinel
Looking at photos of recent Mad Ants, Fort Wayne (IPFW), local college and high school games, not many fans care, and especially casual fans who aren’t directly related to the players.

Men’s Basketball Power Rankings, Jan. 8
The Daily Nebraskan
8. Indiana (9-7, 2-2) Hoosier head coach Archie Miller has had quite the turbulent start to his Indiana tenure. After splitting their first two conference games, the Hoosiers lost a tough game at Louisville, upset Notre Dame, then lost to Fort Wayne by 20 points two nights later.

January 7

Council Post: Prestige, No Power
The Journal Gazette
There's not a lot of room, however, for much partisan muscle-flexing by the council president, said Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW.

In First Year, Gov. Eric Holcomb Sidesteps Conflict, Lacks Defining Moments
Indianapolis Star
Observers say Holcomb is in a good position to weather the controversy because of the good will he has built during his first year. But because he is not well defined in the minds of many voters, the issue could come to define him, said Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW Pink Out Luncheon Honors Breast Cancer Survivors
keephealthcare.org
IPFW honored breast cancer survivors Saturday afternoon at their 11th annual Pink Out luncheon.

Hempfield Grad Kason Harrell Helping Put IPFW on Map
Tribune Review
Outside of the state of Indiana, IPFW barely exists. But Kason Harrell is helping to try to change that perception on the basketball floor.

January 6

IPFW Pink Out Luncheon Honors Breast Cancer Survivors
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
IPFW honored breast cancer survivors Saturday afternoon at their 11th annual Pink Out luncheon.

Saturday Gallery: IPFW vs Denver
The Journal Gazette
IPFW played host to Denver during the annual "Pink Out" event at Gates Sports Center on Saturday.

IPFW Feels at Home in Denver, Pummel Pioneers
The Journal Gazette
Bryson Scott and Kason Harrell combined to score 38 points and IPFW beat Denver on the Pioneers' home court for the fourth time in five games Saturday, posting an 82-63 Summit League victory.

COLUMN: IU Rose Above Adversity Against Minnesota
Indiana Daily Student
Freshman forward Justin Smith charges the basket during the Hoosiers' game against the IU-Purdue University Fort Wayne Mastodons at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

January 5

Logo Unveiled for Purdue Fort Wayne: Company Selected for Brand Marketing
The Journal Gazette
IPFW on Thursday unveiled the logo for Purdue Fort Wayne – an image that should look familiar.

Community Reacts to New Purdue University Fort Wayne Logo
WPTA TV ABC 21
Purdue University leaders unveiled Purdue-Fort Wayne's new logo to mixed reviews Thursday.

Fort Wayne Philharmonic / Conductors Guild International Conductors Workshop
Fort Wayne Philharmonic
February 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Auer Performance Hall, Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW

Marion Christian Fellowship Adds Associate Pastor
Goshen News
Raber attended Indiana Wesleyan University with the intention of becoming a doctor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in biology from Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne.

IPFW Healthy, Ready to Compete: Volleyball Saw Injuries, Losses Mount Last Season
The Journal Gazette
Injuries stained the evidence of progress of the IPFW men's volleyball team last season.

Marine Vet Seeks House Seat Under Own Party
The Journal Gazette
Bender's LinkedIn page said he has a master's degree in international studies from the University of Denver and a bachelor's degree from IPFW, where he majored in sociology and psychology.

Arts Update
The Journal Gazette
CLASSES: IPFW Community Arts Academy is offering classes in art, dance, music and theater for grades pre-K to 12. To view the spring schedule, go to www.ipfw.edu/caa or call 481-6059.

Music Listings
The Journal Gazette
SUNDAY – Praise Celebration 2018 featuring the Voices of Unity Youth Choir – 5 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $16 adults, $11 seniors and students; $5 children or free with canned good; 481-6719 or UPAF.com.

Art Exhibits
The Journal Gazette
All weekend – IPFW PHOTO EXHIBITION – Ends Jan. 19; Garrett Museum of Art, 100 South Randolph St., Garrett; 5 to 8 p.m. today, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; www.garrettmuseumofart.org.

Out and About
The Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Dancesport – 8 to 11 p.m.; IPFW Walb Classic Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $5 youth members, $8 youth non-members; $8 adult members and $10 non-members; www.fwdancesport.org.

Gap Might Close, But Defending Champion Ohio State Still Atop MIVA
Volleyball Magazine
“I think everyone is still chasing Ohio State,” said Lewis coach Dan Friend. “Their pins anchor them down, for sure. Several teams will be pushing to take them down. Ball State has a great core group, Loyola and Fort Wayne both will be better and in the hunt and McKendree and Lindenwood both have some great pieces. It’s great how the conference has improved and continues to get better.”

Big Ten Power Rankings January 5: It’s Purdue and Michigan State, then Everyone Else
Hammer and Rails
12. Indiana Hoosiers (8-7, 1-2) – Indiana this season is going to be like a really, really drunk frat guy. Most of the time, as shown Tuesday at Wisconsin, they are going to be indifferent at best to playing solid, cohesive basketball. That’s how you get blown out at home by Indiana State and Fort Wayne.

Mastodons Fall In Summit League Opener
The Journal Gazette
Sam Kearns matched his career best with 21 points, and Albert Owens added 16 as Oral Roberts dominated throughout to beat IPFW 76-60 on Thursday night.

Saturday Features Clash of Berkshire Alumnae at MCLA
iBerkshires.com
Xavier University freshman Connor Meehan (Drury) placed sixth in the 600 at the indoor track team's season opener at Indiana Purdue University Fort Wayne last month. Meehan clocked a time of 1:25.68 for the Musketeers, who go to the University of Kentucky next weekend.

January 4                                           

Verbatim: IPFW Partners with SME, Inc. to Develop Purdue University Fort Wayne Brand
The Journal Gazette
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne announced at a news conference this morning that SME, Inc. has been chosen as the brand marketing partner to develop and implement the new Purdue University Fort Wayne* brand.

IPFW Unveils Purdue Fort Wayne Logo
WANE TV
IPFW unveiled the official Purdue University Fort Wayne logo Thursday morning at a news conference where the university also announced a brand marketing partner.

IPFW Unveils Purdue Fort Wayne Logo
US News
Chancellor Ron Elsenbaumer and IPFW interim marketing director Kathryn Hopkins revealed the logo to a crowd that included media and IPFW staff. The gold-and-black logo is similar to Purdue’s main and northwest Indiana campus logos. Indiana University-Purdue University’s logo for the Indianapolis campus is crimson with IU on it.

IPFW Unveils Purdue Fort Wayne Logo
News Locker
IPFW unveiled the official Purdue University Fort Wayne logo Thursday morning at a news conference where the university also announced a brand marketing partner.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Reveals New Logo
WBOI Northeast Indiana Public Radio
Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne announced they will partner with SME Inc. to implement a new Purdue University Fort Wayne brand. The university also revealed their new academic logo in a news conference.

New Purdue University Fort Wayne Logo Unveiled                                                                                   
WOWO
Purdue University Fort Wayne will have new team colors, and a new logo, this fall. The school will start classes this fall after IPFW splits into separate Purdue and Indiana University campuses, and its students and supporters will be decked out in familiar Purdue Gold and Black colors.

IPFW To Unveil New Logo for Purdue Fort Wayne
WXKE 96.3
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is set to announce a new official logo for the school along with a new brand marketing partner.

IPFW To Unveil New Logo for Purdue Fort Wayne
WBTU U.S. 93.3
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is set to announce a new official logo for the school along with a new brand marketing partner.

IPFW Unveils New Logo, Marketing for Purdue University Fort Wayne
WXKE 96.3
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) unveiled the new official logo for Purdue Fort Wayne.

IPFW Unveils Purdue Fort Wayne Logo, Branding Partner
Inside Indiana Business
IPFW has unveiled the planned logo as well as the brand marketing partner chosen to implement the new Purdue University Fort Wayne brand.

IPFW Unveils New Purdue University Fort Wayne Logo
WISE TV Fort Wayne’s NBC
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) unveiled its new logo Thursday morning as it transitions into Purdue University Fort Wayne.

UPDATED: Purdue Fort Wayne Logo Unveiled
News-Sentinel
IPFW on Thursday unveiled its Purdue University Fort Wayne logo and has employed New York-based SME Inc. as a brand marketing partner.

Purdue Fort Wayne Logo
KPC News
Purdue University Fort Wayne’s official logo was unveiled at a news conference Thursday in Fort Wayne.

Purdue-Fort Wayne Campus Unveils New Logo
Purdue Exponent
IPFW on Thursday unveiled its Purdue University Fort Wayne logo and is joining with SME Incorporated as a brand marketing partner.

IPFW Ready for League Play
The Journal Gazette
Phase Two of (potentially) four begins today for the IPFW men's basketball season with the start of Summit League play.

Cold Not Only Pain at Pump: 2018 Gas Outlook Expects Highest Prices Since 2014
The Journal Gazette
Although GasBuddy is confident in its forecast – its last two yearly predictions were off by 10 and 16 cents – an economics professor at IPFW said it's difficult to predict the increase because gas prices are volatile. Nodir Adilov, who is also the economics chair, predicted an increase between 15 and 20 cents but recognized the price could go up much more.

Oral Roberts Dominates IPFW 76-60
The Journal Gazette
Sam Kearns matched his career best with 21 points and Albert Owens added 16 as Oral Roberts dominated throughout to beat IPFW 76-60 on Thursday night.

Ivy Tech-Logansport to Host Next ASAP Program: Accelerated Degree Program Moved During Kokomo Campus Renovation
Pharos Tribune
Some 88 percent of ASAP students in Kokomo earn a degree in one year. ASAP grads from the first two cohorts — classes of 2016 and 2017 — are now pursuing bachelor degrees at universities that include Manchester, Ball State, Indiana (in Kokomo and Indianapolis), Purdue Polytechnic and IPFW (Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne).

IPFW Unveils New Purdue Fort Wayne Logo
WBCL 90.3
It’s black and gold and coming to a college campus near you. The official Purdue University Fort Wayne logo was unveiled yesterday morning on the IPFW campus. IPFW will transition to Purdue University Fort Wayne next July.

January 3

Crouch Adds Communications Specialist to Staff
Inside Indiana Business
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch has named Jessica Baker communications specialist for her office. As a native Hoosier, she is from Warsaw and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2013 from IPFW.

IPFW to Announce New Logo, ‘Brand Marketing Partner’ for Purdue Fort Wayne
News-Sentinel
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne will hold a news conference Tuesday to announce the brand marketing partner for Purdue University Fort Wayne and to unveil the official logo.

January 2

IPFW Arts Academy Begins Sign-Up
IN|fort wayne
The IPFW Community Arts Academy will offer classes and programs for all age groups in early 2018. Registration has begun, at ipfw.edu.

Indiana at Wisconsin: Game Preview, Stats, Analysis, How to Watch, and More
Crimson Quarry
After what has been a rollercoaster of a non-conference schedule between home losses to Indiana State and IPFW to solid performances against Duke and Notre Dame, IU will restart the Big Ten slate against Wisconsin this evening.

Perrotte Rides Mastodons Over Saints in Return to Windsor
Windsor Square
The Saints hosted the Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne Mastodons on December 29 at 7 pm and December 30 at 3 pm at the Sportsplex. The Mastodons are a NCAA Division I program who will take on such major colleges as Ohio State and Penn State. Fort Wayne is coached by Windsor Native Ryan “Rock” Perrotte.

Couch Index: Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings, NCAA Tournament Odds for all 14 Teams
Lansing State Journal
11. Indiana - The skinny: I didn’t think the Hoosiers could top their 31-point home loss to Indiana State. They did, losing to Fort Wayne — for the second straight year — by 20 in Bloomington.

’It’s Big-Time.’ 6 Instances the Scott Twins owned IU Basketball
Kaplan Herald
And then there‘s Bryson, who is an astounding 5-0 against the Hoosiers in his four seasons — three with Purdue and two more recently with Fort Wayne. His two offers out of high school were the Boilermakers and the Hoosiers. Too bad for IU that he chose the former.

January 1

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Power Rankings, 1/2
Lincoln Journal Star
11. Indiana (8-6, 1-1) Blowout losses to Indiana State (90-69) and Fort Wayne (92-72). A win over then-No. 18 Notre Dame right before the Fort Wayne loss.