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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.
Purdue University Fort Wayne to Celebrate 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Purdue University Fort Wayne to Celebrate 2019 Commencement Ceremony

April 29, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne will hold its first commencement ceremony under its new name on Wednesday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m., in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. The ceremony will serve as a joint commencement exercise with Indiana University Fort Wayne.
Inaugural Day of Giving at Purdue University Fort Wayne Raises More Than $275,000

Inaugural Day of Giving at Purdue University Fort Wayne Raises More Than $275,000

April 29, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne officials are calling Wednesday’s first-ever 24-hour Day of Giving a successful venture, raising more than $275,000 from nearly 250 individual gifts.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Announces 2019 Leadership Impact Awards

Purdue University Fort Wayne Announces 2019 Leadership Impact Awards

April 29, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne and the Indiana National Guard are proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Leadership Impact Awards. The ten individuals who are receiving this honor include students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the university
Purdue University Fort Wayne’s 2nd Annual Chancellor's Signing Day Is This Sunday

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s 2nd Annual Chancellor's Signing Day Is This Sunday

April 29, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne’s 2nd Annual Chancellor’s Signing Day is an afternoon dedicated to the university’s admitted students.
$875,000 “Chapman Challenge” Endowed Scholarships Announcement Part of Purdue University Fort Wayne Day of Giving

$875,000 “Chapman Challenge” Endowed Scholarships Announcement Part of Purdue University Fort Wayne Day of Giving

April 24, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne’s initial participation in the Day of Giving initiative, started by Purdue University in West Lafayette six year ago, started off with a major announcement this morning.
New Study Cites Purdue University Fort Wayne’s $8.9 Billion Impact on Northeast Indiana

New Study Cites Purdue University Fort Wayne’s $8.9 Billion Impact on Northeast Indiana

April 23, 2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne has an $8.9 billion total economic impact on Northeast Indiana annually and fuels 82,450 jobs in the region, according to a new study.