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Purdue Fort Wayne students on winning team in TechPoint S.O.S. Challenge

August 04, 2020
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Of the nearly 500 college students who participated in this summer’s S.O.S. Challenge, a statewide competition designed to help replace summer internships that were lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, two from Purdue University Fort Wayne were members of a six-person unit chosen Friday as the winning team.

2020 News

Purdue Fort Wayne receives national accreditation for its graduate program in speech-language pathology

Purdue Fort Wayne receives national accreditation for its graduate program in speech-language pathology

August 05, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—More than 15 years ago, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders began discussing the creation of a graduate degree in speech-language pathology. Then the Great Recession from 2007 to 2009 put those plans on hold.
Purdue Fort Wayne students take part in state-wide summer competition

Purdue Fort Wayne students take part in state-wide summer competition

July 22, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Unexpected consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to catch college students by surprise as their school year neared completion this spring. Summer internships some had counted on, not only for the experience but also for income, were being cancelled right and left.
Female faculty members at Purdue University Fort Wayne retool summer STEM camp so girls can learn how to ‘think like an engineer’ at home

Female faculty members at Purdue University Fort Wayne retool summer STEM camp so girls can learn how to ‘think like an engineer’ at home

July 20, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—In April, five female faculty members in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science at Purdue University Fort Wayne began to realize that this summer’s Future Girls of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Camp, held in conjunction with the Girl Scouts, might not happen, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida internships lead Purdue University Fort Wayne hospitality and tourism management alumni to full-time jobs

Florida internships lead Purdue University Fort Wayne hospitality and tourism management alumni to full-time jobs

July 16, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Halle Chambers-Muter loves making people happy and interacting with the public, both of which led her to study hospitality and tourism management at Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Upward Bound summer students and programs at Purdue University Fort Wayne adapt to pandemic

Upward Bound summer students and programs at Purdue University Fort Wayne adapt to pandemic

July 14, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Upward Bound programs at Purdue University Fort Wayne aren’t limited to the 9-month academic calendar. There are courses and activities that take place all year round for high school students who are interested in going to college.
Purdue University Fort Wayne professor and student earn new degrees together

Purdue University Fort Wayne professor and student earn new degrees together

July 08, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—It’s not every day that a university professor and his student research assistant end up in the same classroom as classmates. That’s exactly what has happened for the past several years to Steven Stevenson, a professor of chemistry at Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Katelyn Tepper, a chemistry major and his research assistant on a National Science Foundation-funded grant. The class they took together? French.
Long-term client of ISBDC expands into producing hand sanitizer

Long-term client of ISBDC expands into producing hand sanitizer

June 29, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A longtime client of the Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center is now part of the market force expanding their product lines to include high-quality hand sanitizers in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Purdue University Fort Wayne and Ivy Tech announce articulation agreement

Purdue University Fort Wayne and Ivy Tech announce articulation agreement

June 26, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne has signed an articulation agreement with Ivy Tech Community College. The agreement allows students to transfer credits earned from an Ivy Tech Associate of Applied Science degree toward a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Purdue Fort Wayne.
‘Commencement in a Box’ wraps up 2020 graduation season at Purdue Fort Wayne

‘Commencement in a Box’ wraps up 2020 graduation season at Purdue Fort Wayne

June 24, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—This year’s celebration for recent graduates of Purdue University Fort Wayne has reached its apex with a special delivery. In recognition of their significant achievements, the newest members of the Mastodon Alumni Community are receiving “Commencement in a Box.”
Tapestry 2020 makes additional changes to promote safety; becomes weeklong virtual event

Tapestry 2020 makes additional changes to promote safety; becomes weeklong virtual event

June 18, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The 19th annual Tapestry program, presented by Purdue University Fort Wayne and Parkview Health, will be a whole new experience this year.

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