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From managing the PNW brand—Power Onward!—to offering marketing strategy and services, we reach audiences while consistently communicating our shared PNW Pride.

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Alumni Community

Reach out to fellow PNW alumni and see the latest news and events to keep you connected with campus!

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Indiana Arborist Association receives $250,000 Grant for Arborist Apprenticeship and Workforce Development Program

The Indiana Arborist Association (IAA) has received funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’s Community and Urban Forestry program to launch the first-ever workforce development program dedicated to training certified arborists from underserved and disadvantaged communities in Northwest Indiana (NWI).

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Federal officials tout recent multimillion dollar research grants for CIVS during tour

In celebration of several recent multimillion dollar research grants from the U.S. DOE, Geri Richmond, DOE Under Secretary for Science and Innovation, and Rep. Mrvan toured the CIVS space and listened to brief presentations emphasizing the far-reaching impacts CIVS projects serve for industrial innovation, decarbonization, digital transformation, workforce development and community and industry relations.

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Purdue University Northwest affirmed as doctoral-granting institution by Higher Learning Commission

In tandem with the approval of its new Doctor of Psychology applied doctoral program, the Higher Learning Commission has affirmed Purdue Northwest’s change in educational objectives as a doctoral-granting institution.