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February 2020

I’m First Celebration

February 26 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

Nerdology

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nerdology is an interactive pop-culture trivia show, blending awesome games with fun audience interactions and nerdtastic trivia.

Film showing – The Matrix

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of History & Philosophy will be showing the 1999 film, the Matrix. Refreshments will be served and this event is open to the public.

I’m First Celebration

February 27 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm

I'm First is an annual event that celebrates Purdue University Northwest's first generation college students.

Spring Career Expo

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This public employer recruiting event is open to PNW students of all majors as well as alumni and the general public.

March 2020

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Westville)

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy free food, giveaways and a celebration of what makes PNW special! You’ll also get a first look at PNW’s new brand identity, built on your passion, perseverance and drive.

History Matters – Punk: A Culture Of Protest

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

At its core punk is an entire culture built around protest. Without it, something may be "punk rock," but it wouldn't be punk.

Celebrate the Power of the Pride (Hammond)

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy free food, giveaways and a celebration of what makes PNW special! You’ll also get a first look at PNW’s new brand identity, built on your passion, perseverance and drive.

PNW Spring Break

March 16 - March 20

There will be no classes in session but campus will be open as PNW observes spring break!

Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP): An Introduction/Submitting Your Proposal

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Scholars have the opportunity to receive $2800 by conducting faculty-guided research on a topic of their choosing. Scholars will receive an in-depth look at the internship requirements and projects conducted by previous McNair scholars. Scholars will also be provided with information on how to submit a successful SRIP proposal. Only 12 scholars will be chosen for SRIP. Meeting Number: 619 9001 722 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Student Life Jog

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On days with nice weather, we want to encourage students to step outside for a walk/jog/run whatever works for you! Take advantage of this time to step outside and send PNW your post walk/jog/run selfie!

SRIP: Narrowing Your Research Topic

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scholars will be given instructions on how to choose a research topic, narrow its scope, and differentiate their research from others of the same topic. Meeting Number: 611 266 522 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

April 2020

Mission Improvable (Canceled)

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Student Life as we bring in a fun improv group on April 1 to ring in the most notorious day for joke telling! Spots are limited so please RSVP.

Graduate School and You: Graduating Senior Update

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Graduating McNair Scholars will provide updates on the graduate program application. This seminar will address issues of accepting graduate program offers and financing graduate school. Meeting Number: 617 262 700 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

McNair Recruitment and Informational Session

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scholars are invited to recommend students to become McNair scholars. This session will allow students to further discover the benefits of being a McNair scholar. Meeting Number: 616 103 722 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Intramural “Intra Mural” Art Contest Deadline

April 13

Submit a drawing expressing "life during COVID" as a PNW student or employee. The winner will be allowed to paint their picture on the running track wall with the past Intramural “Intra mural” winners.

SRIP: Proposal Check-Up Session

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will grant McNair scholars the opportunity to refine their SRIP proposals before they are submitted on April 30, 2020. Meeting Number: 618 033 479 Audio Connection: 1 855-282-6330 (Toll Free)

Summer Research Internship Program Proposals Due

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

McNair scholars are to submit their SRIP proposals to roy.hamilton@pnw.edu.

May 2020

Student Life: Virtual Bingo

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Interested in winning toilet paper or free food? Join Student Life and Housing for a fun game of virtual bingo!

Notification of SRIP Proposal Status

May 8

McNair scholars will be notified via email of the status of their SRIP proposals.

Taking on COVID-19: Learning How to Cope When Your Career Plans Change

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn how to manage stress during this time, especially when your job search plans change.

Student Life Step Challenge: Team Registrations Due

May 28

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

Student Life Step Challenge Begins

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

June 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Student Government Association Presents Open Forum Town Hall

June 15 @ 3:00 pm

Join the Student Government Association for an open forum town hall with Provost Chris Holford and Nicky Jackson, PhD.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile POP

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Learn why you should be on LinkedIn, how to revamp your profile and which parts of your profile are most impactful in your online professional brand!

LinkedIn: The Social Network You’re Missing Out On

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You've worked hard on creating the perfect profile, now what? Learn strategies that will help you get noticed, make connections and build your professional brand.

In-Demand: Statewide Undergraduate Virtual Career Day

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, June 30 to get free career assistance and connect with Indiana employers at this upcoming, single-day event, hosted by Ascend Indiana and Indiana INTERNnet.

Town Hall: All Things Student Life

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Student Life’s Magdalena Madrigal and Tyler Wayne Clark to talk about life on campus, how to get involved with student organizations and creating a network at PNW.

July 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

July 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Student Life Step Challenge Ends

July 17

Join Student Life June 1 to July 17 for a chance to win a Fitbit! The team with the most combined steps at the end of the six-week challenge will win a Fitbit Inspire HR for each team member. 

SGA Town Hall

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SGA wants to make sure you feel as prepared as possible as we welcome the fall semester. We’re dedicating our next Town Hall to preparing for Fall 2020. Join us on Zoom this Thursday, July 30 at 11 a.m. SGA President Oriana White will be joined by campus faculty to answer all your questions.

August 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Student Leadership Conference Kickoff

August 17

PNW’s 2020 Virtual Student Leadership Conference features short workshops from faculty and staff across PNW. These experts cover topics including leadership, skill building, student organizations and personal and professional development.

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

August 25 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

Virtual Welcome Rally

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Connect and learn more about PNW academic programs, clubs, sports and more! Drop-in on Zoom to get a jump start on your semester.

Pride Pickup – Hammond Campus

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP - just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

Virtual Pride Stride

August 28 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm

Use your favorite app to time your stride, then send in your results. Splash yourself with color, snap a selfie and share! More details to follow.

September 2020

Student Life Virtual Bingo

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

S.T.A.R Walk 2020

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join PNW at Gabis Arboretum for our S.T.A.R (Support, Thanks, Appreciation and Remembrance) 2020 walk.

Department of Labor Applying for Federal Employment

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join the Career Center on September 15 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CT to learn about the federal hiring process.

Bureau of Prisons Senior Commissioned Officer (Paid Externship Program)

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join representatives from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) who will be providing information to rising sophomores and juniors who would be eligible to apply for a paid externship program for your senior year of study in your BSN program.

Government and Non-Profit Industry Day

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in Government and Non-Profit Industries.

Technology and Manufacturing Industry Day In Partnership with IEEE

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields of Technology and Manufacturing.

Presidential Management Fellows: Diversity and Inclusion Focus

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday during the month of September 2020, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program will be hosting an informational webinar for potential applicants of the upcoming PMF Class of 2021 Application.

Construction and Civil Engineering Industry Day

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join a virtual networking event for students and alumni of PNW that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields related to Construction and Civil Engineering.

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

September 24 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a discussion on PNW Athletics. Join host Rick Costello, Director of Athletics, and special guests:

Presidential Management Fellows: Application Question and Answer Session

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Apply for the 2021 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. PMF is the Federal Government’s flagship leadership development program for advanced degree candidates.

October 2020

Purdue Northwest Today Radio Show

October 1 @ 8:05 am

Tune in to WJOB 1230-AM or 104.7-FM for the Purdue Northwest Today program for a Regional Healthcare Summit.

Naval Surface Warfare Center: Crane Hiring Event

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please join recruiters from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division as they share information on full-time employment and internship opportunities for PNW's School of Engineering students.

Student Life Virtual Bingo

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 2, 2020

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

CHESS Career Closet

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The CHESS Career Closet at Purdue University Northwest offers free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews and the workplace.

A Day in the Life Series: Cyber Security Virtual Panel

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cyber Security professionals from the federal defense, healthcare, web design and development and banking industry will be discussing their career journey.

Student Life Presents Free Ice Skating – Hammond

October 21 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2020 at 3:45 pm

One event on December 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm

Student Life has reserved free ice skating time for all PNW students at IceKube in Hammond! 

Creative Community Lunch and Learn

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Tend to partake in creative outlets? Let’s talk basics! Join this accountability group to learn how to best market, podcast, write and discuss ideas.

16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All college and university students and alumni are invited to participate in the 16th Annual Graduate and Professional School Virtual Fair.

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