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CCSJ Transition to Teaching Program: Giving Northwest Indiana Residents a Chance to Chase Their Dreams

CCSJ-GIVE-1They say it’s never too late to start learning. And at Calumet College of Saint Joseph (CCSJ), they believe it’s never too late to start teaching either.

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Purdue Calumet Student-Run Public Relations Firm Seeks to Conduct Communication Audit on Local Organization

PUC-LogoClover Connection Consulting, a nonprofit public relations firm developed by senior-level Purdue University Calumet students, is looking for a client to conduct a communication audit.

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Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Names Executive Director in 2015

rot1Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is pleased to announce the selection of Stephanie Blackstock as its next Executive Director. Blackstock has been with Taltree since 2010 serving in a number of capacities, most recently as Interim Executive Director since the resignation of Alexis Faust in January, 2015.

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Residences at Deer Creek Hosts Flag Dedication Ceremony

Residences-Deer-Creek-Flag-Dedication 4Residences at Deer Creek hosted a flag dedication ceremony in late August to pay homage to the men and women who served and continue to serve our country, and the high flying symbol of freedom, hope, pride, and sacrifices made for our nation – the American flag.

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Indiana Diploma Changes

indiana-youth-institute-logoHigh school students in Indiana may soon have to meet new requirements to get their diplomas. While students currently have four diploma options form which to pick, that number may drop to three in just a couple years. The hope to make students college- and career-ready from the first day of their freshman year. The Indiana Youth Institute is discussing these proposed changes in our latest Media Byte, posted to IYI’s YouTube channel. You can download this specific video by clicking on this link. It features IYI’s interim President and CEO Glenn Augustine. You can also listen to our KIDS COUNT® radio show on the topic, featuring State Superintendent Glenda Ritz and Commissioner for Higher Education Theresa Lubbers at this link.

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An Outpouring of Generosity Went to Quin, Strack & Van Til Employee

Quin-BartwickThere are times that our faith in humanity waivers; the times that makes us shake our heads in disbelief. The question that we all think in unison is, How could this happen? Sometimes we never find the answer. And then sometimes we are blessed with kind acts that are brought out of people as some make the effort to see the good in the situation, and then some go even further and make that good happen.

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Valparaiso University Receives $2 Million Commitment for Faculty Fellowships

rot2Thanks to generous alumni, Valparaiso University has received a $2 million commitment for endowed faculty fellowships in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the College of Engineering. Four fellowships will be established in each college with the support of Joyce Hagen ’79 and Donald Fites ’56.

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