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...
Zoom sessions on July 14 and 15 include opportunities to speak to admissions counselors Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Admissions invites high school students, and specifically rising senior students, to learn more about the college admissions process at an upcoming virtual event hosted by admissions counselors. The Junior JumpStart Virtual Event...
Strong, Resilient & Built for Education! On Friday, June 19, which was also Juneteenth, the Gary Community School Corporation officially launched its 2020 Enrollment campaign. “Undoubtedly, COVID-19 changed the entire landscape of education almost overnight! School districts everywhere were forced to close their physical doors and re-open as virtual educational institutions,”...
District in Search of Feedback on Outreach, Engagement Everyday, the Gary Community School Corporation is working to deliver the best educational experience for every child! The global pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges, however, it will not stop our team from pushing forward with the goals of academic...
Recently, the Gary Community School Corporation appointed Dr. Tyneasha Banks principal of Beveridge Elementary School, 1234 Cleveland St. in Gary. Banks is a Gary native, graduate of West Side High School and a mother of three college students. “I am so excited to be able to make an educational impact...
Associate-level graduates who meet state provisions will be directly admitted Indiana University Northwest and Ivy Tech Community College are strengthening their partnership to ensure an even clearer path to a bachelor’s degree for Indiana’s residents. As of June 1, Ivy Tech students from across Indiana were guaranteed admission, based on select...