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Valparaiso University Achieves Positive Rating by Moody’s, Outlook is Stable

rot1Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an A2 rating to Valparaiso University’s 2014 bond issuance with a stable outlook, which indicates low risk to investors.

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PNC, Library Presents Screening of “Wish I Was Here”

wishiwashereThe movie “Wish I Was Here” will be shown on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. Fourth St. in Michigan City, offered through a collaboration between Purdue University North Central's Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series and Michigan City Public Library. The showing is free and open to the public. The film is rated R for language and sexual content.

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Mural: "Diversity and Strength as a Global Community"

Diversity-and-Strength-as-a-Global-CommunitySeveral Thomas Jefferson Middle School 8th grade students led by German teacher Kandel Baxter and Language Arts teacher Michelle Coberg created an artistic mural themed Connecting Countries & Cultures for a national mural contest through People to People. The Mural is titled "Diversity and Strength as a Global Community."​

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Thomas Jefferson Spell Bowl Wins at Willowcreek Invitational

2014-Spell-Bowl-WillowcreekThe Thomas Jefferson Middle School Spell Bowl team continued its winning ways Wednesday evening with a win at the Willowcreek Invitational. Team members spelled 67 out of 72 words correctly to bring home the blue rosettes.

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Valparaiso High School Band Presented A Disney Music Spectacular

Disney-Concert-VHS-1The night was magical as the Valparaiso High School Band presented an evening of beautiful music to the standing room only crowd at the VHS Auditorium on Wednesday evening. Members of the "A" and "B" Wind Ensembles, and Symphonic Band joined forces to entertain the crowd with arrangements from Disney animated and film favorites.  The young and young-at-heart could be seen and heard singing the lyrics to the ever popular songs of The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Enchanted, Mulan, Frozen, Mary Poppins and Pinocchio. As each piece finished, an enthusiastic applause would follow to encourage the beginning of the next song.  Conducted by Miguel E. Rosario-Vega, Director of VCS Bands and event artistic director, they opened the show with the Walt Disney Overture and Band Showcase.  He was assisted during the evening by conductors Wayne Coil and Christopher Blue.

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PNC College of Business Online Certificate Programs

PNCThe Purdue University North Central College of Business is pleased to announce the development of two entry level certificates that can be pursued completely online. The certificate in Organizational Leadership and the Certificate in Human Resources are ideal opportunities for individuals who would like to upgrade their leadership skills while maintaining active employment. Courses are offered entirely online to accommodate busy lifestyles. Courses taken as part of this certificate can also help increase the personal effectiveness of students entering the workforce regardless of their chosen profession, or add a leadership component to an existing technical degree. The certificates provide an option for those who are redirecting their career focus.

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PNC 16th Anniversary Odyssey Sculpture Show Debuts

Crysalis KiebdajPurdue University North Central celebrates the 16th anniversary of its Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series with a public reception and opening of its multi-piece contemporary sculpture exhibit on Saturday, Nov. 8 in the Library-Student-Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02.

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