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Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity.

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News Highlights

Sydney Hanson

In service to others: Meet 2022 PNW graduate Sydney Hanson

Sydney Hanson, ’22, is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Management and will also earn minors in Spanish and Marketing.

Ryan Milly

Constructing his destiny: Meet 2022 PNW graduate Ryan Milly

Ryan Milly, ’22, is finishing his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He is on a 4+1 academic plan and wants to complete an M.S. in Technology in 2023.

PNW graduates in regalia walk to the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building.

Purdue University Northwest Graduates Encouraged to Be Bold in Their Professional Careers

Purdue University Northwest recognized 976 graduates during an outdoor commencement ceremony on May 15. Keynote speaker Alfredo “Al” Sori shared that graduates should possess three key character traits — integrity, respect and courageousness — to be more successful in their careers and lives.

Jun 10

Roaring Ahead Scholarship Gala

A premier fundraising event, the Roaring Ahead Scholarship Gala will provide scholarship opportunities benefitting future and current students.