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Purdue University Fort Wayne to Host International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference

October 17, 2019
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference will take place on the campus of Purdue Fort Wayne from Wednesday, October 30, through Saturday, November 2. In addition, the Smithsonian Institution’s Mother Tongue Film Festival comes to the Embassy Theatre on Friday, November 1.

2019 News

Purdue University Fort Wayne to Host Second Annual Welcoming Fort Wayne Diversity Awards

Purdue University Fort Wayne to Host Second Annual Welcoming Fort Wayne Diversity Awards

July 12, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The accomplishments of outstanding immigrant and refugee persons and groups or organizations that have shown a clear commitment to multiculturalism will be honored at the second annual Welcoming Fort Wayne Diversity Awards, on Thursday, September 19, at Purdue University Fort Wayne.
Purdue University Fort Wayne’s General Studies Program Ranked among Best in Nation

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s General Studies Program Ranked among Best in Nation

July 02, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The online Bachelor of General Studies program at Purdue University Fort Wayne has been named one of the best in the nation by the independent organization TheBestSchools.org.
Robin Newman Named Dean of Students

Robin Newman Named Dean of Students

June 24, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne announced today the selection of Robin Newman as dean of students. Additionally, the university announced the creation of a new Dean of Students Faculty Advisory Board.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Names Kristina Creager as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Purdue University Fort Wayne Names Kristina Creager as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

June 19, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne announced today the selection of Kristina Creager, Ph.D., as vice chancellor for student affairs.
Indiana Commission for Higher Education Reaffirms Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan University Status

Indiana Commission for Higher Education Reaffirms Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan University Status

June 17, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has reaffirmed Purdue University Fort Wayne’s status as a Metropolitan University.
Purdue Fort Wayne Names Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing

Purdue Fort Wayne Names Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing

June 12, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne announced today the appointment of P. David Johnson as Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing.
Fort Wayne Businesses Receive SBDC Awards

Fort Wayne Businesses Receive SBDC Awards

May 23, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The 2019 Impact Awards were held recently in Indianapolis as part of National Small Business Week. Brandon Barker and Waylon Fisher of Spectrum Virtual Reality Arcade in Fort Wayne were honored with the Northeast Regional Achievement Award.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Professor Receives One of Only Two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Grants in Indiana

Purdue University Fort Wayne Professor Receives One of Only Two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Grants in Indiana

May 09, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne Anthropology Professor Richard Sutter is one of more than a thousand academics who submitted applications for a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) earlier this year. He is also one of just 82 recipients of that stipend, and one of only two to receive it in Indiana.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Helps Student Obtain Degree 50 Years after “Taking a Break”

Purdue University Fort Wayne Helps Student Obtain Degree 50 Years after “Taking a Break”

May 06, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Lonny Fry recently celebrated his 70th birthday, knowing that the present he was giving himself started its journey to him 50 years ago.
Tapestry Parkview Endowment Announces 12 Recipients of $72,000 in Scholarships

Tapestry Parkview Endowment Announces 12 Recipients of $72,000 in Scholarships

May 03, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Students at both Purdue University Fort Wayne and Indiana University Fort Wayne received scholarships totaling $72,000 today at Tapestry. The scholarship program, which began 18 years ago, along with Tapestry, has been expanded to include programs at both schools.

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