Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites the community to join in the One Book, One Community program of reading, reflection and discussion. Through One Book, One Community, Purdue Northwest has partnered with the Hammond Public Library to invite the community to share in the reading and discussion of a common book,...
MORGAN Li, the leading manufacturer of custom fixtures and furniture for the retail and hospitality industries and provider of large format print production and custom social distancing solutions, recently donated desktop barriers to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana. The see-through plastic barriers are designed to sit on...
Indiana University Northwest’s Center for Professional Development will offer an online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification program this fall. The program is available to business professionals in Northwest Indiana. Enrollees need not be IU Northwest students to take advantage of this certification program. Specific dates for the program will...
By Dr. Paige McNulty, Emergency Manager, Gary Community School Corporation The coronavirus pandemic has created one challenge after another, so as I drove to a meeting with the Baptist Ministers Conference of Gary and Vicinity, I wondered what setback I might encounter this time. We were meeting about the referendum that the...
Fee assistance for out-of-school care is now available to working families in Lake County. Last week Lake Area United Way approved $578,000 in funding to assist working parents who will rely on e-learning, out-of-school care and childcare this fall. To qualify, parents must be employed, reside in Lake County...
Faculty members from Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will offer a series of interdisciplinary lectures and discussions during the academic year of 2020-2021, about race relations and racism in America. Titled “Race, Racism, Anti Racism,” the fall 2020 portion of this series offers four lecture-discussion sessions led by PNW faculty members...
When K-12 classes start in the next month across Indiana, school teachers may have students whose educational achievement suffered due to the lack of internet access during the pandemic, says a new policy brief from Ball State University. “How Many School-Age Children Lack Internet Access in Indiana?” found that about...
The final summer food distribution for the Gary Community School Corporation took place Monday, July 27th. Food distribution will resume once school starts August 12th. Although the District will be providing instruction via an e-learning platform at the beginning of this school year, food distribution for District families will be...
By Abbey Nickel, Purdue University As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and its effect on human health, the need for that information to be accessed – and understood – quickly and easily is vital. Bethany McGowan, an assistant professor and health sciences information specialist at Purdue University, is partnering with the...
If referendum passes, first $1 million would go to teachers, who haven’t received a raise in 12 years The Indiana Distressed Unit Appeal Board (DUAB) voted on July 9, 2020 in favor of the Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) holding a referendum in November that, if passed, would help achieve the...