This week’s historic opening of Purdue University Northwest’s first academic year at two Northwest Indiana campuses also signals the availability of comprehensive exercise facilities at both PNW campuses.
Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City recently presented the annual Maria Petti Scholarship to Melissa McCaughey, of Westville, who is entering her junior year at Indiana University Northwest. She already has earned a bachelor of science degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, from Purdue North Central. Originally, McCaughey wanted to enter the field of hospital administration, but said she felt a call to enter the nursing profession, after several clinical experiences.
With back to school season already taking shape across Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, thousands of teenagers, college students and other young people will be looking for the right job—flexible schedule, additional income and the chance to learn important job skills. To help young people achieve these goals, the Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Owner/Operators are committed to providing world-class training and development opportunities in a fun environment that encourages continuous learning.
Purdue University Northwest campus professor Lee Artz recently completed a newly developing educational program with PNW and Musashino University in Japan and spoke at a conference in Turkey and the U.K.
Purdue University Northwest has completed its six-week STEAM Summer Camp @ PNW, 2016 on the North Central campus. The camp introduced youngsters, ages 6 to 12, to activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) and the university campus.
There’s always been a myth about teachers having it easier than other professions due to a prolonged “summer break.” Truth is, teachers’ summer “breaks” are spent prepping, working, and learning how to better mold and shape the young minds who look to them for guidance.
One week before Purdue University Northwest begins its first academic year, some 150 new and continuing students will gather Aug. 14 and 15 to learn how to develop and strengthen their leadership skills.