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Air Force Vet Nick Ward Talks about the Transition Back into School at Purdue University Northwest

PNW-Air-Force-Vet-Nick-WardPurdue University Northwest student and Region Communications Solutions member Nick Ward, 26, joined the Air Force at age 19 after his first year of college.

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Tina Sanders Home Dedication: Habitat's First Veteran Build Homeowner Receives Keys to New Home

Habitat-for-HumanityTina Sanders and her daughter Katlynn will celebrate the official ownership of their new home at their Home Dedication on November 4, 2017. Volunteers and donors will be invited to attend the celebration, beginning with an Open House to view the completed home at 5501 Sapphire Lane in Valparaiso from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and then meeting at the Porter VFW Post 2511 at 1 p.m. for the key presentation ceremony and refreshments.

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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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Metro Recycling and Partners for Clean Air Join Forces to Plant Trees in Griffith's Central Park


Organizations from across Northwest Indiana gathered together on Friday morning to take steps toward a more sustainable environment. Two tulip trees and one honey locust tree were planted in Griffith Central Park Friday morning to add to a greener community. Members from the Partners for Clean Air, Metro Recycling and the Sanitary District came together to give back to the region.

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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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