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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

Community Counseling Center at Purdue Fort Wayne receives CARES Act funding; allows continuation of services despite COVID-19 pandemic

Community Counseling Center at Purdue Fort Wayne receives CARES Act funding; allows continuation of services despite COVID-19 pandemic

June 11, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Every week, clients of Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Community Counseling Center continue to receive mental health services, even as the COVID-19 pandemic remains active.
Purdue University Fort Wayne earns Tree Campus USA® honor from the Arbor Day Foundation

Purdue University Fort Wayne earns Tree Campus USA® honor from the Arbor Day Foundation

June 01, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne has achieved the designation of Tree Campus USA® from the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The program recognizes colleges and universities for successful campus forest management and for engaging students and staff in conservation goals.
Purdue Fort Wayne offering free professional development for computer science teachers

Purdue Fort Wayne offering free professional development for computer science teachers

May 28, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Starting in June, computer science teachers in Grades K–12 can enhance their professional development via the IndianaComputes! network. Purdue University Fort Wayne is one of 12 universities and colleges statewide, and the only location in the area, to host the yearlong opportunity.
Military Friendly School designation awarded to Purdue University Fort Wayne

Military Friendly School designation awarded to Purdue University Fort Wayne

May 22, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—For the 11th year in a row, Purdue University Fort Wayne has been named a Military Friendly School by VIQTORY, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine.
Purdue Fort Wayne receives $2.7 million in CARES Act funds to help students with financial needs

Purdue Fort Wayne receives $2.7 million in CARES Act funds to help students with financial needs

May 19, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Through the CARES Act, which was passed and signed into law in late March, Purdue University Fort Wayne has secured $2.7 million for student relief in the first of what is expected to be two disbursements it will receive this year.
Purdue Fort Wayne taking applications for new graduate degree program in speech-language pathology

Purdue Fort Wayne taking applications for new graduate degree program in speech-language pathology

May 18, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne is now accepting applications from students hoping to be among the first to earn a graduate degree in speech-language pathology via its new program.
Purdue University Fort Wayne students earn top prize at Techapalooza

Purdue University Fort Wayne students earn top prize at Techapalooza

May 11, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The COVID-19 pandemic put its own imprint on the 2020 Do it Best Techapalooza Student Project competition this year. Purdue University Fort Wayne seniors Sara Larson and Francisco Bolivar, both information technology majors in the School of Polytechnic, won the competition and a $1,000 prize for their project “Drone Scanning for Inventory Management.”
Purdue Fort Wayne announces recipients of prestigious Chapman and Doermer scholarships

Purdue Fort Wayne announces recipients of prestigious Chapman and Doermer scholarships

April 21, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Two of the most highly sought-after scholarships Purdue University Fort Wayne offers have been awarded to seven high-achieving high school students hailing from Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Mastodon alumnus adapts business to produce hand sanitizer in fight against COVID-19

Mastodon alumnus adapts business to produce hand sanitizer in fight against COVID-19

April 14, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Travis Barnes has always felt a duty to help people whenever and wherever he could. When the public’s reaction to COVID-19 caused a shortage of hand sanitizer, Barnes and his company felt compelled to do something about it.
Purdue Fort Wayne students using 3D printing skills to produce needed parts for critical care

Purdue Fort Wayne students using 3D printing skills to produce needed parts for critical care

April 10, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—For the past week, three student workers at Purdue University Fort Wayne have been allowed to return to the university’s 3D print lab to use their training to help medical professionals serving on the front line. Covering solo shifts to ensure appropriate social distancing, the team has been printing respiratory protection equipment attachments for Parkview Health.

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