IPFW in the News - August 10

IPFW in the News for August 10, 2015

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August 10

Business awards and achievements
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
• 1st Source Bank has promoted Luke Squires to vice president. He is a business banker with more than 15 years of banking experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree from IPFW.

• Asher Agency has hired Yvonne Sly as media coordinator. She is a Fort Wayne native and a North Side High School graduate, and she earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from IPFW.

August 9

IPFW provides free interview training at annual job fair
Representatives from more than 70 employers will be at Indiana- University Purdue- University Fort Wayne (IPFW) on Monday in hopes of filling more than 2,800 jobs. The annual job fair is hosted by the university, along with Indiana Third District Congressman Marlin Stutzman.

IPFW hosting job fair Monday afternoon
21 Alive
If you're looking a job or just need a new one, IPFW is hosting the third annual Marlin Stutzman job fair tomorrow.

Where does campaign cash go?
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Millions of dollars pour into Indiana campaigns every year. But where it goes is almost as interesting as where it came from. Andrew Downs, head of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW, said Indiana’s expenditure rules match the relatively lax oversight of contribution rules.

Business people
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Partner Mark Blessing with BKD LLP’s Fort Wayne office was recognized as one of the 50 Outstanding Alumni of IPFW’s Doermer School of Business.

August 8

In survey, 88% of U.S. adults said they had sexted and 96% of them endorsed it
The Los Angeles Times
Michelle Drouin, a developmental psychologist at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne who wasn’t involved in the study either, said a lot could go wrong if you sext with pictures instead of just words.

August 7

IPFW names Kiekhefer assistant coach
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
IPFW alum and recent graduate assistant coach JW Kieckhefer has been promoted to assistant coach with the men's volleyball team under new coach Ryan Perrotte.

IPFW looks to get more students HPV vaccination
IPFW will hold an outreach program this fall to get more people protected against the Human Papilloma Virus. The university will work with the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health to give the vaccine to students and people in the community.

Kieckhefer promoted to assistant men's volleyball coach
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Coach Ryan “Rock” Perrotte announced that JW Kieckhefer, IPFW alum and most recent graduate assistant coach would fill the void left following Perrotte’s promotion to coach after the retirement of IPFW’s hall of fame coach Arnie Ball.

August 6

Annual job fair back at IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
A yearly job fair sponsored by U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, and IPFW will be Monday on campus.

IPFW now offers in-state tuition to Paulding County students
Paulding County Progress
Residents of the eight Ohio counties within driving distance of Fort Wayne are now eligible for in-state tuition rates at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). This change comes thanks to a recent expansion of the reciprocity agreement between Indiana’s Commission for Higher Education and the Ohio Board of Regents

Debate a chance to shine, stumble
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
“These people agree 95 percent of the time with each other on the main issues,” IPFW political scientist Michael Wolf said about the GOP field. As a result, the debates could end up becoming a game of “beat up the incumbent,” he said, referring to Democratic President Barack Obama. “The common refrain is going to be anti-Obama.”

August 5

School News
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
• IPFW offers accelerated admission day 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Call 481-6812 for more information.

• Due to a recent expansion of the reciprocity agreement between Indiana's Commission for Higher Education and the Ohio Board of Regents, IPFW now offers Indiana in-state resident tuition rates to eight more Ohio counties closest to Fort Wayne: Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, Putnam and Williams, bringing the total to 14. Students in Butler, Darke, Preble, Shelby, Mercer and Van Wert are also covered by the reciprocity agreement.

• The Environmental Resources Center at IPFW is conducting ecological research of a variety of animals, including conservation approaches to benefit local wildlife while improving the area landscape for riverfront development.

Citilink to offer school bus routes
University students have options, too, Kachmar said. Citilink is again offerings its campusLINK service, connecting the city’s Ivy Tech Community College main and north campuses, and IPFW.

August 4

Stutzman job fair next week at IPFW
U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-3rd) will hold his annual job fair next week at IPFW inside Walb Student Union.

Fort Wayne and area crime briefs
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
IPFW University Police responded Monday morning to a report of a sexual assault in student housing at the Waterfield campus, where the suspect has been identified but not yet arrested, according to an alert sent out on the campus's emergency system. If anyone has information regarding this assault, they are asked to call 481-6827. University police would not release information. IPFW spokesman John Kaufeld said the report is under investigation.

IPFW and Congressman Stutzman hosting annual job fair on Monday
21 Alive
Need a job? IPFW is hosting Indiana's Third District Congressman Stutzman's annual job fair on Monday.

IPFW to Host Stutzman Job Fair
Inside Indiana Business
Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman's annual job fair will be held next week at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne. Representatives from more than 70 employers will be at the event to talk about more than 2,800 job openings.