November 3, 2021
Purdue University Northwest Contributes $746 Million in Local Income to Regional Economy
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) adds $745.9 million in total income to Northwest Indiana, supporting 10,494 jobs across Lake, Porter and La Porte counties, according to a recently completed economic impact study.
October 28, 2021
Purdue University Northwest Begins Callout for First PNW Alumni Hall of Fame Class
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is calling for nominations of impactful alumni to be honored in its first induction of a new PNW Alumni Hall of Fame.
October 18, 2021
PNW celebrates Day of the Dead with Coco junior novel author visit, campus events
Coming on the heels of Hispanic Heritage Month, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is proud to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by welcoming Coco junior novelization author Angela Cervantes for a two-day visit to its Hammond and Westville campuses to meet with PNW and Northwest Indiana students.
September 22, 2021
Register to join PNW’s Pride Stride 5K color run/walk
One of Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) top campus traditions, the Pride Stride 5K color run/walk, makes a highly anticipated in-person return after going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 21, 2021
Purdue University Northwest announces fall discussion series on ‘Race, Racism, Anti-racism’
Faculty members from Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will present a series of interdisciplinary lectures and discussions this fall on critical race theory, racism and teaching evaluations, ethics of protest, and who is hurt by racism.
September 20, 2021
PNW receives $3.8 million for TRIO Educational Talent Search
Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) TRIO program was awarded renewed grants from the U.S. Department of Education for its federally funded Educational Talent Search programs to continue serving first-generation and economically disadvantaged college students.
September 15, 2021
Purdue University Northwest to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Cultural and Academic Events
PNW will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a variety of cultural and academic events. Observed annually in the U.S. between September 15 and October 15, the events will examine the history, culture and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities.
September 14, 2021
PNW adds Women’s and Men’s Track and Field
Purdue University Northwest is proud to announce the addition of women’s and men’s track and field programs. PNW Track and Field will compete in both indoor and outdoor seasons and will officially launch in the 2022-23 academic year. The latest sport additions elevate PNW’s sport offering to 17 NCAA Division II teams.
September 13, 2021
Purdue University Northwest earns recognitions in U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) earned notable accolades among the best regional universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings, released Monday, Sept. 13.
September 8, 2021
Former Purdue University Northwest Chemistry Professor Leaves Legacy Gift for Students
A retired Purdue University Northwest professor who passed away earlier this year has left more than $700,000 to the university. The generous estate gift left by Maria O. Longas, PNW professor emerita of Chemistry, will go towards student scholarships.