Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will host its second Environmental Science summer camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT June 28 to July 2. Open to rising high school students, the camp will again take students into the field with visits to Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, the Munster...
The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) recently shared its high-level strategy to spend $71 million of one-time federal funding. The plan focuses on five priorities, with academics being the highest. GCSC will immediately put these dollars to work to support student learning. This summer, all GCSC students are invited to...
Indiana University
Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all Indiana University students, faculty and staff. This new requirement will allow the university to lift most restrictions on masking and physical distancing this fall. Knowing that the vast majority of the IU community is vaccinated...
US Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently announced more than $36 billion in emergency grants provided under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act for postsecondary education. These grants will help over 5,000 institutions of higher education (institutions), including HBCUs, TCCUs, and HSIs, provide emergency financial aid to millions of...
Dr. Pamela Whitten
The Indiana University Board of Trustees has named Pamela Whitten as the university’s 19th president. A visionary scholar and accomplished educator and researcher, Whitten has held a variety of leadership roles, beginning at Michigan State University and now as president of Kennesaw State University. As IU’s first female president, Whitten...
Purdue Northwest launches virtual tour of campuses
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has launched a virtual tour to give potential Purdue Northwest students and their families a new opportunity to see all that the university has to offer. “This past year has limited the opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit Purdue Northwest, but campus visits...
Youth Summer Camp
The YWCA of NWI has announced an exciting line-up of programs for members all ages including Youth Summer Camp, Line Dancing Classes, Power Tap Dance Class, Meals on Wheels and space rental for customized events. “Now that COVID-19 vaccinations have begun, we have started to gradually introduce programming while following...
In his final annual State of the University address, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie reviewed the extensive changes that have taken place at IU over his 14 years, which have the university poised for an even brighter, more dynamic future. IU's recent major accomplishments represent "14 years of relentless...
Hoosiers who haven’t yet filed the most important form for receiving student financial aid have just a few days left to file before Indiana’s new deadline of May 15. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education extended the filing deadline for the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beyond...
Bailey Ayanna Monroe
By Keaundrey Clark Upcoming Morehouse School of Medicine graduate Bailey Ayanna Monroe will receive a doctorate in Medicine this June. The commencement will be held in person, though it will not take place on their campus, and will feature an address by Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock. Bailey is the granddaughter of...