Wednesday Apr 16
School District 157-C Hires New Director of Special Services
At the Frankfort School District 157-C Board of Education meeting held on April 14, the Board retained Jennifer L. Bajda as its new Director of Special Services effective July 1. After careful consideration of over 60 applicants and six finalists screened by a team of district administrators including the incoming superintendent, the final three ... (more)
Purdue's inconsistency put back on display
Before Purdue officials decided in 2011 to show IPFW Chancellor Michael Wartell the door when he turned 65, they had granted exemptions to their mandatory retirement policy seven times since 1996.
Unification committee to plan PUC, PNC merger
Plans for the unification of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond and Purdue North Central should crystallize by September, campus leaders told the university board of trustees on Friday.
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In Westville, Purdue trustees discuss regional campus merger
Purdue University trustees are on the Purdue North Central campus for the next two days, considering issues ranging from academic program changes to exceptions to Purdue's retirement policy.
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PMMI Ensures Today's Youth Has Skills to Fill Tomorrow's Manufacturing Jobs
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, Reston, Va., wants to ensure that today's youth holds the skills and know-how to apply for Here's a rundown of some of their member-run and operated programs that educate and excite students about packaging as a career.
Lake County sheriff candidates to debate Tuesday
Election season is underway, and the five candidates for Lake County Sheriff will debate public safety issues Tuesday night at Purdue University Calumet.
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What lies ahead for Purdue Calumet, North Central?
Employees, faculty and staff at Purdue University's northern Indiana regional campuses are gearing up for the impending unification of Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central.
Students brainstorm to combat climate change
The suggested solutions ran the gamut: Plant more trees, increase public transportation options, require cleaner-burning fuels, decrease the use of pesticides in farming, encourage urban gardens, and use solar panels to save on electricity bills.