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Meet PNW Graduate Kayla Vasilko

Kayla Vasilko, ‘21, entered PNW as a shy and quiet student, but with the support and encouragement of faculty, staff and fellow students, leaves as a confident student leader.

Becoming a Confident Professional: Spring 2021 Grad Alexis Ford

First generation college student, Alexis Ford, ’21, found her place at PNW by participating in campus organizations and activities.

Spring 2021 Graduate Adrian Nevarez in his commencement regalia

Ready to Ride: Spring 2021 Grad Adrian Nevarez

From rebooting an electric vehicle to 3-D printing face shields for local hospitals, Mechanical Engineering Technology graduate Adrian Nevarez, ’21, enjoys putting his skills into practice.


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Spring 2021 Commencement

May 15

Purdue University Northwest plans in-person spring commencement ceremonies.

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Upcoming Events

May 14

The Roundtable Perspective: Cinema Under Stalin

Maria Belodubrovskaya, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. to discuss the history of film in Soviet Russia under the regime of Joseph Stalin.

May 15

Spring 2021 Commencement

Save the date! PNW is excited to announce outdoor, in-person ceremonies, with appropriate health and safety protocols, to celebrate the academic achievements of the spring Class of 2021.

May 15

Planting Shrubs and Garden Design Webinar

Join Master Gardener, Lynn Barbee, to learn how to plant and take care of shrubs in your garden. 

May 16

Rain Date for Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

Today is the rain date for Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies.