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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

Food Insecurity Summit at Purdue University Fort Wayne to explore the problem and possible solutions

Food Insecurity Summit at Purdue University Fort Wayne to explore the problem and possible solutions

February 13, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Student organizations in the College of Professional Studies at Purdue University Fort Wayne will host a Food Insecurity Summit on Thursday, February 20.
Purdue Fort Wayne receives $582,000 grant to strengthen student suicide prevention and mental health

Purdue Fort Wayne receives $582,000 grant to strengthen student suicide prevention and mental health

February 12, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—More than a half-million dollars in grant funding earmarked for services to meet behavioral health and chemical dependency needs of students at Purdue Fort Wayne have been awarded to Jeannie DiClementi, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology.
Tapestry announces 2020 recipient of Linda L. Ruffolo Dedication Award

Tapestry announces 2020 recipient of Linda L. Ruffolo Dedication Award

February 11, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Fort Wayne business leader Debra Niezer will be honored at Tapestry on Friday, April 24, as the recipient of the 2020 Linda L. Ruffolo Dedication Award.
Purdue Fort Wayne and Ivy Tech Fort Wayne introduce new dual-enrollment pathway to a Purdue degree

Purdue Fort Wayne and Ivy Tech Fort Wayne introduce new dual-enrollment pathway to a Purdue degree

February 10, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Leaders from Purdue Fort Wayne and Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne campus announced today the creation of Titan to Mastodon Connection, a dual-enrollment program for students who would otherwise be denied admission as a full-time student to Purdue Fort Wayne based on their level of academic achievement in high school.
Emily Venderley named director of alumni relations at Purdue University Fort Wayne

Emily Venderley named director of alumni relations at Purdue University Fort Wayne

February 03, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne capped off its Homecoming 2020 celebration on Saturday by announcing the appointment of Emily Venderley as director of alumni relations.
Purdue University Fort Wayne and Michigan community college initiate student transfer agreement

Purdue University Fort Wayne and Michigan community college initiate student transfer agreement

January 28, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne and Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, recently signed an agreement allowing Washtenaw students to transfer their Associate of Applied Science degree toward a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Purdue Fort Wayne.
Purdue University Fort Wayne offers new training service to employers

Purdue University Fort Wayne offers new training service to employers

January 27, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Division of Continuing Studies at Purdue University Fort Wayne is excited to announce the debut of its new Laptop Lab. Businesses can provide training to their employees in the comfort of their own office through this innovative new service.
Accounting Graduates from Purdue Fort Wayne among Top 6% Nationally for First-Time Pass Rates on the CPA Exam

Accounting Graduates from Purdue Fort Wayne among Top 6% Nationally for First-Time Pass Rates on the CPA Exam

January 24, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—An assessment of aspiring certified public accountants conducted by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has found graduates of Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Department of Accounting in the Doermer School of Business to be succeeding at a much higher rate than most of their counterparts nationwide when taking the CPA exam for the first time.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Students to Explore the Stars with New Astronomy and Astrophysics Concentration

Purdue University Fort Wayne Students to Explore the Stars with New Astronomy and Astrophysics Concentration

January 22, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Edwin Hubble all have similar things in common: a love of learning, passing that learning on to others, exploring the heavens, and being an astronomer and/or an astrophysicist.
Purdue University Fort Wayne Elementary Education Majors to Receive Project Lead the Way Preservice Certification

Purdue University Fort Wayne Elementary Education Majors to Receive Project Lead the Way Preservice Certification

January 21, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne students in the preservice classroom teacher training program are the first in northeast Indiana who are receiving instruction and certification in the Project Lead the Way Launch platform before they graduate.

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