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Google Classroom Certification helping education students at Purdue Fort Wayne secure teaching jobs

Google Classroom Certification helping education students at Purdue Fort Wayne secure teaching jobs

May 06, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A new partnership is providing education majors at Purdue University Fort Wayne an opportunity to earn a certification that becomes another tool in their toolbox as preservice teachers. In the rapidly changing landscape of pandemic-era education, it may even set them apart when competing for a teaching job.
Purdue Fort Wayne announces 2021 Top 50 and Exemplar recipients

Purdue Fort Wayne announces 2021 Top 50 and Exemplar recipients

May 04, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne has chosen its sixth class of Top 50 and Exemplar students. These individuals not only excel academically, but go above and beyond in their communities.
Purdue Fort Wayne’s director of TRIO programs leads national discussion on supporting first-generation students during diversity and social justice movement events

Purdue Fort Wayne’s director of TRIO programs leads national discussion on supporting first-generation students during diversity and social justice movement events

April 29, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—For more than 10 years, Purdue University Fort Wayne has hosted a TRIO Student Support Services program offering various kinds of assistance to students who are the first in their families to attend college.
Statewide competition will bring ‘pitchers’ and ‘sharks’ to Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday

Statewide competition will bring ‘pitchers’ and ‘sharks’ to Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday

April 22, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Modeled after ABC’s popular “Shark Tank,” the regional finals of a statewide competition featuring high school students pitching entrepreneurial ideas that could eventually lead to a $25,000 windfall will take place at Purdue University Fort Wayne on Friday.
Make your Mark during Purdue Fort Wayne's Day of Giving

Make your Mark during Purdue Fort Wayne's Day of Giving

April 21, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Day of Giving is April 28. It's a chance to give a gift of opportunity, a gift of hope, a gift of a better future to a student.
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 commencement returning to Memorial Coliseum

Purdue Fort Wayne commencement returning to Memorial Coliseum

March 31, 2021 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.
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.