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Education

IU Northwest Opens Spring Enrollment for Adult Education Classes

Education-Straight-AheadCareer development, business, computer courses available

Indiana University Northwest offers courses for lifestyle enrichment and career enhancement through its Adult Education program. Courses are taught on campus, and at multiple locations in Northwest Indiana.

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Workshops Focus on Enhancing Public Spaces

Economic-Community-DevelopmentPublic officials and residents in Porter County can learn about how to improve public spaces and build more sustainable communities at a workshop hosted by a new Purdue University Extension program. The workshop will take place on Thursday, February 13 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Woodland Park in Portage. Lunch will be provided.

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Myers Students Learning Healthy Skills

Myers-Healthy-SkillsGeorge L. Myers third grade students are learning about healthy eating and exercise. The students are visited once a week by members of the Portage YMCA staff. They are being taught about the nutritional value of foods and how to make better food choices.

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South Haven Boys & Girls Club Takes a Field Trip to REGIONAL Federal Credit Union

South-Haven-Boys-Girls-Club-Regional-Credit-Union-Field-Trip-1Through exploring different career options, children and teens at the South Haven unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Porter County have been participating in a program called “Career Launch”. Career Launch is a program where teens and pre-teens get to experience different work atmospheres and go through a typical day for the worker.

Through the last year, the members of the club have gone to Buffalo Wild Wings, Noodles & Company, Portage 16 IMAX and 105.5FM Radio Station. During their most recent trip, they visited the Portage branch of REGIONAL Federal Credit Union.

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Spring 2014 Master Gardener Course Begins in February

master-gardener-logoThe Purdue Extension Master Gardener course is to be offered over a 13 week period from February 24th to May 19th, 2014.

Schedule: 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Monday

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Basketball Demonstration Supports Upcoming Testing

On Tuesday, January 14, Principal Aris Psmios kicked off the afternoon with a convocation displaying Effort and No Effort to support our upcoming Star Testing, with a basketball demonstration.

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FIRST Tech Challenge Coming to IUN

FiRST-Tech-ChallengeTeams to compete in robot challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge will be hosting a competition at Indiana University Northwest on Sunday, Jan. 19. The challenge will bring 24 teams from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and Missouri to participate in the Regional FTC Qualifying Tournament.

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