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Purdue University Fort Wayne alumna named to prestigious leadership program

October 14, 2020
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Callie Veelenturf, a 2017 Purdue University Fort Wayne graduate with a Master of Science in biology, is one of the 2020–21 cohort of 15 National Geographic Explorers.

2020 News

Suffrage Victory Flag at Purdue Fort Wayne celebrates 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

Suffrage Victory Flag at Purdue Fort Wayne celebrates 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

October 06, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A century after U.S. women first earned the hard-fought right to vote in public elections via ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, important issues related to this essential aspect of democracy continue to take center stage just four weeks to the day before the 2020 general election. To raise awareness of the 19th Amendment, and to encourage an open dialogue about the nation’s willingness to support access to voting for all those who are eligible, Purdue University Fort Wayne is displaying a replica Suffrage Victory Flag at the Walter E. Helmke Library.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Researcher of the Year recognized

Purdue University Fort Wayne Researcher of the Year recognized

September 21, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—University Research and Innovation in the Office of Academic Affairs announces the 2019–20 Outstanding Researcher of the Year—David S. Cochran, professor of systems engineering and the director of the Center of Excellence in Systems Engineering.
Purdue University Fort Wayne’s campus has music in the air

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s campus has music in the air

September 16, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—If you happen to be on the north side of the Purdue University Fort Wayne campus near the Rhinehart Music Center or Williams Theatre and think you hear music in the air, don’t worry, it’s not your imagination.
Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Day of Giving hits new records

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Day of Giving hits new records

September 11, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The second annual Day of Giving at Purdue University Fort Wayne set new records Wednesday for both the number of gifts and the total amount of money raised.
Purdue Fort Wayne announces major donation to kick off Day of Giving

Purdue Fort Wayne announces major donation to kick off Day of Giving

September 09, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Even before the clock started ticking on its annual Day of Giving, leaders from Purdue University Fort Wayne were pleased to receive a six-figure donation to help get everything off on the right foot.
‘Make Your Mark’ at Purdue Fort Wayne on annual Day of Giving

‘Make Your Mark’ at Purdue Fort Wayne on annual Day of Giving

September 05, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne continues to welcome students — some in person and some online — back for the fall semester. Their presence shows that higher education remains a powerful and vital force in our community.
Esports at Purdue Fort Wayne enters new era; recruitment begins to fill first varsity teams

Esports at Purdue Fort Wayne enters new era; recruitment begins to fill first varsity teams

September 02, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Mastodon Esports program at Purdue University Fort Wayne is upping its game and recruiting players. With its recent addition to the National Association of Collegiate Esports, or NACE, the program now joins more than 170 member schools nationwide that feature varsity esports teams.
Purdue Fort Wayne turns to free apps and text alerts to support campus safety

Purdue Fort Wayne turns to free apps and text alerts to support campus safety

September 02, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A strong commitment to campus safety is just one way Purdue University Fort Wayne strives to provide the best experiences possible for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. New tools to enhance these efforts come in the form of free apps and text alerts.
Candace Inghram named a director of development at Purdue Fort Wayne

Candace Inghram named a director of development at Purdue Fort Wayne

August 31, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Candace Inghram has joined the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at Purdue University Fort Wayne in the position of director of development for the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science and the Doermer School of Business.
Online Tapestry 2020 opens weeklong event Monday

Online Tapestry 2020 opens weeklong event Monday

August 20, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Tapestry 2020, reimagined as a weeklong online experience, begins Monday at 9 a.m. Tapestry, which is usually a one-day, in-person event, was changed to the online format in order to protect everyone’s health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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