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Purdue Fort Wayne commencement returning to Memorial Coliseum

March 31, 2021
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Leaders at Purdue University Fort Wayne, in close consultation and collaboration with officers of its Student Government Association, have developed a plan to return this year’s commencement ceremony to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on June 18. The announcement was shared with the campus community on Wednesday.

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Purdue Fort Wayne campus community to wrap up ‘Spring Fling’ with ‘Big Night’

Purdue Fort Wayne campus community to wrap up ‘Spring Fling’ with ‘Big Night’

April 14, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—As Purdue University Fort Wayne continues to take baby mastodon steps toward a return to normal, some traditions are beginning to emerge from their pandemic-induced hibernation. One such activity is Spring Fling week, an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to recharge their batteries in advance of finals at the beginning of May.
Purdue Fort Wayne student teachers now earning pay as subs in area schools

Purdue Fort Wayne student teachers now earning pay as subs in area schools

April 07, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Student teachers studying at Purdue University Fort Wayne are helping local school systems fill a much-needed role as substitute teachers and – because of a change brought on in part by the pandemic – getting paid for it.
Purdue Fort Wayne announces recipients of prestigious Chapman and Doermer scholarships

Purdue Fort Wayne announces recipients of prestigious Chapman and Doermer scholarships

March 24, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Seven Indiana high school seniors who took part in the annual Summit Scholars Competition will be attending Purdue University Fort Wayne this fall as members of the 2021–22 classes of Chapman Scholars and Doermer Distinguished Scholars.
Flipping Finance Challenge yields first, second, and people’s choice awards for Purdue Fort Wayne students

Flipping Finance Challenge yields first, second, and people’s choice awards for Purdue Fort Wayne students

March 09, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Three teams of students from Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Doermer School of Business recently spent 18 straight hours competing in the Indiana Bond Bank’s annual Flipping Finance Challenge, and two of those teams came away winners.
Women’s History Month at Purdue University Fort Wayne celebrates ‘Women Refusing to Be Silenced’

Women’s History Month at Purdue University Fort Wayne celebrates ‘Women Refusing to Be Silenced’

March 01, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne is proud to be celebrating this year’s Women’s History Month with the theme “Women Refusing to be Silenced,” which comes from the national theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.”
Purdue Fort Wayne anticipates normal operations for the fall 2021 semester

Purdue Fort Wayne anticipates normal operations for the fall 2021 semester

February 17, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne is in the planning stages to resume normal operations and instructional modalities beginning in fall 2021.
Regional science and engineering fair to use virtual space and avatars for presentations

Regional science and engineering fair to use virtual space and avatars for presentations

February 15, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Students in grades K-12 will be presenting their projects for the 66th annual Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair virtually on Saturday, March 20.
Online bachelor’s in business program at Purdue Fort Wayne ranked among the top 20% by U.S. News & World Report

Online bachelor’s in business program at Purdue Fort Wayne ranked among the top 20% by U.S. News & World Report

February 10, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—For some students, earning a bachelor’s degree in business might be best achieved through an online program. According to U.S. News & World Report, Purdue University Fort Wayne is stronger than most at providing this option.
Tapestry announces 'Good Bones' host as keynote speaker for 2021 event

Tapestry announces 'Good Bones' host as keynote speaker for 2021 event

February 10, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Mina Starsiak Hawk, co-founder of Two Chicks and a Hammer and host of the HGTV series “Good Bones,” will be the keynote speaker for Tapestry 2021.
Purdue Board of Trustees approves two new degrees for Purdue Fort Wayne

Purdue Board of Trustees approves two new degrees for Purdue Fort Wayne

February 05, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—New and current students at Purdue University Fort Wayne will soon be able to enroll in two new degree programs that were approved today by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.

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