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Calumet College of St Joseph Welcomes New President with Inauguration Ceremony in Whiting


The tagline for Calumet College of St. Joseph, also known as CCSJ, is warm, simple and friendly - “You belong.” It conveys a simple, but powerful message: this is your home. This is where you fit in. This is where you are needed, and where you need to be.

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Alaniz Among 12 Superintendents Recognized for Including Student, Parent, Educator, Community Voices in Future Plans


A dozen school district superintendents from across the country received Speak Up Shout Out Awards as 2017 Outstanding Superintendents for their districts’ exceptional participation in the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning.

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Portage Township Schools Update, October 20, 2017


Crisman Elementary Lots of Leaves
Mrs. Benson from Porter County Soil and Water Conservation came to kindergarten classes at Crisman to present her program Lots of Leaves. Students were given magnifying glasses to make observations and also used their five senses to explore.

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Sixth Class of Master Recyclers Finishes Coursework

sixth-class-master-recyclersThirteen residents became Porter County Master Recycler interns at a recognition event held recently by Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction.

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NIPSCO Invites Schools to Participate in Energy Safety Program

Energy-safe-kids-logoNorthern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) and the National Energy Foundation (NEF) have teamed up to deliver 105 Energy Safe Kids classroom presentations to schools in northern Indiana this November.

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IU Northwest Alumni Invited to Join Current Students for Homecoming Festivities Beginning November 1st

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IU Northwest Homecoming is Nov. 4
Alumni invited to join current students for festivities beginning Nov. 1

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Purdue University Northwest's Friday University Offers High-Quality Education to Students, Public


Dr. Richard Rupp, the Friday University Executive Producer and Associate Professor of Political Science, hosted the first of two Fridays that kicked off this year’s annual Friday University program. The aim of the program is to engage the local community in ongoing learning through many different methods.

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Metro Recycling to Plant Trees in Griffith Central Park 10/20 as Part of Commitment to Environment


When it comes to keeping the Earth clean, Metro Recycling doesn’t shirk its duties. On the contrary, as a recycling company they see it as part of their responsibilities to contribute a significant effort to maintaining a sustainable environment.

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Community Healthcare System and Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc. Reach Out to Hurricane Victims


Community Healthcare System presented a check for $90,965 on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to the American Red Cross for those affected by recent hurricanes. The funding represents one of the largest contributions to the Red Cross made by a single corporation in Northwest Indiana.

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Portage Township Live Entertainment Association Donates $700 to the Portage MCJROTC Program


On 13 Oct 2017 the Portage Township Live Entertainment Association donates $700.00 to the Portage MCJROTC Program. Mr. Jose Moreno presents a check for $700.00 to cadets from the Drill Team. The donation will be used for the purchase of much-needed garment bags for transporting dress uniforms to drill meets.

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Purdue Northwest Educates Area Teachers on Particle Physics through QuarkNet Workshop

Purdue-Northwest-colorA QuarkNet workshop was held at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) over the summer months as part of a national outreach to educate teachers in particle physics programs.

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