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PNC Presents Artist Kenrick McFarlane Exhibit

PNCThe Purdue University North Central Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series presents the exhibit “An Unlikely Hero” featuring the work of artist Kenrick McFarlane through Dec. 13 in the first floor, north study area of the PNC Technology Building. It is free and open to the public.

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Chicago Street Theatre to host Blood Drive on Monday, October 20

CST-blooddriveChicago Street Theatre is hosting its 3rd annual Halloween Blood Drive on Monday, October 20, 2:30-7:30 pm at CST. Donors will receive a BOGO for tickets to a show during our 60th season! Click on "We want your blood!" to donate and use the code: chicstth

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High School Senior Affirmation Night at Purdue Calumet 10/8 for 21st Century Scholars

PUC-LogoSenior Affirmation Night for 21st Century Scholars will be held at Purdue University Calumet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 in Rooms 103 and 107 of the Gyte Building.

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Portage High School Participates in 2014 College Week

Portage-High-School-SignCollege Go Week was at Portage High School last week. Students were encouraged to participate in a writing prompt that entered them into a contest to win a monetary scholarship. Many colleges donated college gear to PHS. Students had many opportunities to win the college gear by answering Indiana college related questions asked every day during morning announcements. Winners were randomly drawn from the correct answers. Many students also showed their support for their favorite college by sporting college wear throughout the week. It appears PURDUE was a favorite among students at PHS.

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Purdue Calumet Launches Program to Encourage Success among Black Male Students

PUC-LogoTo encourage student success and degree persistence among African American male students, Purdue University Calumet is launching a campus chapter of the nationally recognized Brother-To-Brother/SAAB (Student African American Brotherhood) program.

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Porter County Career and Technical Education Newsletter, October 1, 2014

PCCTC-Vol-21 Issue-2-4Our Health Occupations and Health Careers students are pictured above. They had to be on site at 6:30 am on a Saturday to staff a water stop and monitor the Popcorn Panic run. We had one of the largest volunteer contingents at the race. Mrs. Marcus and Mrs. Edwards are the sponsoring teachers, who always encourage their students to be community-minded.

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PNC Offers Non-Credit Healthy Eating Seminar

PNCThe Purdue University North Central Office of Graduate and Extended Learning and Department of Nursing and Health Studies will offer the “Living Longer and Eating Less” non-credit healthy eating seminar on Oct. 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Library-Student-Faculty Building, Room 144. Seminar tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased online at or at the door.

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