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The VNA of Northwest Indiana Holds Phoenix Center Open House


The VNA of Northwest Indiana’s Phoenix Center is hidden on the outskirts of Valparaiso, nestled behind their hospice center, where not enough people get to see it. The two buildings are joined by a healing garden and a shared purpose: to fill a need in the community. June 23rd was the Center’s first open house since Ann O'Heir, VNA President and CEO took over the reins in October of 2015. The Open House gave visitors a tour of what the facility has to offer.

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Valparaiso Community Schools STEAM Program Encourages Young Girls to Expand their Knowledge


As I walked into Benjamin Franklin Middle School’s media center, I was greeted by twenty middle school girls who were hard at work, synthesizing melodies on the computer. Valparaiso Community Schools held its STEAM Camp during the week of June 20th.

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IU Northwest Actuarial Science Program Singled Out for Quality, Affordability

iun1Indiana University Northwest made a Top 40 List of Actuarial Science programs in the U.S. recently, taking the Number 28 spot in a ranking by Online Accounting Degree Programs. IU Northwest’s spot on the list puts it in close company with other top-ranked programs, including the University of California at Santa Barbara and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which took the list’s one and two spots.

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Valparaiso University Student Receives Critical Language Scholarship in 2016

rot1The United States Department of State granted Kathleen Salter ’19 a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Chinese this summer.

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PNW North Central Graduate Finds her Career Passion in Human Resources

PNW-North-Central-Graduate-Finds-her-Career-Passion-in-Human-ResourcesWhen Kimberly Franklin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources during the recent Purdue University North Central spring commencement ceremony, she was thrilled with her accomplishment and eager to move ahead with her career.

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Indiana University Northwest, Dune Dynamics Discovered Here

rot1Erin Argyilan has no doubt covered miles while traversing the sand dunes of Indiana’s National Lakeshore over the past several years.

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PNW North Central Graduate is Ready for his “Dream Job”

Elton_DeanWhen Elton W. Dean collected his Bachelor’s degree in Computer & Information Technology during the recent spring Purdue University North Central commencement ceremony, he completed a journey that started several years ago when he decided it was time to pursue a career that utilized his talents and creativity.

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The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra Presents the Winners of the 16th Annual Young People's Competition

Winners-of-the-16th-Annual-Young-Peoples-CompetitionThe Northwest Indiana Symphony and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt present the winners of the 16th Annual Young People’s Competition. The winners are:

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Purdue University Northwest Calumet Campus Hosting Program June 27 to Help Job Seekers ‘Work Smarter’

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest is hosting a program at its Calumet Campus to help region residents become more job- and career-marketable.

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IU Northwest Revises Educational Leadership Graduate Program

rot1The School of Education at Indiana University Northwest recently announced a major revision to its graduate program in Educational Leadership. Beginning with the 2016-17 academic year, the 33-credit-hour master’s degree program will be a hybrid of both online and traditional courses.

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Introductory Adobe Photoshop Workshop Offered at PNW North Central Campus

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest will offer a non-credit continuing education workshop that is open to anyone interested in learning how to use Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud software.

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