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The St. Paul Link, August 25, 2016

st-paulThe School Advisory Council is seeking a parent willing to take on the Home and School position.

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Purdue Northwest Fitness Centers at Westville and Hammond Campuses are Available to Area Residents

Purdue-Northwest-colorThis 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.

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Late Nurse’s Legacy Will Help Student Advance Studies

Melissa-McCaugheyFranciscan 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.

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Mom of Five Refused to Quit, Says Scholarships Helped Ease Her Burden as She Persevered to Her Degree

IUN-Mom-of-five-refused-to-quit-says-scholarships-helped-ease-her-burden-as-she-persevered-to-her-degreeWhen Shelley Tinnel first enrolled at Indiana University Northwest, the year was 1998. She was a 17-year-old homeless teen who initially wanted to study criminal justice.

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Back to School Means Access to Job Training and Education Programs at McDonald’s

McDonalds-Archways-to-Opportunity-LogoWith 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.

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Region Lawmakers Honor Boone Grove Softball Team in 2016

Region-Lawmakers-Honor-Boone-Grove-Softball-Team-in-2016_01State Reps. Mike Aylesworth (R-Hebron) and Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point) honored the Boone Grove Wolves softball team at the Porter Township school board meeting Thursday for their successful season.

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PNW Professor Teaches Media Studies across the Globe

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue 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.

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STEAM Summer Camp at PNW 2016 Wraps Up Another Successful Year


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.

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ArcelorMittal Makes Donation to Porter County Career and Technical Center 08-05-16

PCCTC-ArcelorMittal-Donation-2016_01ArcelorMittal has stepped forward to join our community in supporting the re-purposing of the 1912 Grand Trunk Railroad station with a generous donation of $50,000.

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South Shore Line 'Teachers Ride Free' Gives Educators One Last Hurrah Before School


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.

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Some 150 Purdue Northwest Students Seek to Strengthen their Leadership Skills at August 14-15 Conference

Some-150-Purdue-Northwest-Students-Seek-to-Strengthen-their-Leadership-Skills-at-August-14-15-ConferenceOne 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.

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