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Faculty and Research
Our scholars and professionals will help you develop skills to excel in life, the community and around the world.
All the faculty members I’ve worked with truly are working for you. They want you to be able to do what you want to do.
It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.
PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.
My professors did a great job of providing a balanced education. There were courses not just in English content, but also in education, pedagogy and a lot of field experience before you start student teaching.
News and Announcements
Nicky Ali Jackson, professor of Criminal Justice, is named as the 2023 honoree for the Visionary Impact Award by Indiana Minority Business Magazine and Minority Business Review.
David Pratt, associate professor of Education, has dedicated his career to the academic success of students from kindergarten to college, initially as a public school teacher and now as a university professor.
A single high school class ignited a passion inside Sydney Stone, ’23, and set her on the path she will soon conclude at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) with a bachelor of science in Psychology.
Dec 09Fall 2023 Commencement
Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies will be held indoors at the Hammond campus on Saturday, December 9, 2023.
Dec 09Fall 2023 Classes End
Fall Classes end Saturday, Dec. 10. Next week are final exams!
Dec 11Fall 2023 Final Exams
Final Exams run Monday, December 11, through Saturday, December 16. Good luck on your finals!
Dec 19Fall 2023 Final Grades Due
Fall 2023 Final Grades are due by 5:00 pm (CST).