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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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Kris Falzone

Kris Falzone

Associate Vice Chancellor for Marketing & Communications


kfalzone@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2579

Kale Wilk

Kale Wilk

Communications Specialist


wilkk@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2096

News Highlights

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PNW celebrates Black History Month with calendar of events

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will commemorate Black History Month with a wide-range of programming that honors the rich culture, history and achievements of African-Americans and the African Diaspora. Lectures, discussions, networking, trivia and open mic nights are among the scheduled activities for the month.

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The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Announce 2023 Women on the Rise List and Reception

The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest (PNW) have announced the 2023 Women on the Rise honorees. The annual Women on the Rise list includes leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are making an impact across Northwest Indiana.

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Purdue Northwest’s online nursing programs recognized in 2023 U.S. News and World Report rankings

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) online bachelor’s and master’s nursing programs offered by the College of Nursing earned recognitions in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Program rankings, released Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Feb 02

Homecoming 2023

Join in on some favorite HoCo traditions and create new memories during this annual celebration of PNW.

Feb 02

Chancellor’s Cup Challenge Benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

The PNW community is encouraged to come together in helping to alleviate food insecurity on campus!

Feb 02

The Mane Event

Cheer on men’s and women’s basketball while enjoying free food, giveaways and more at HoCo’s biggest event!

Mar 02

Spring 2023 Preview PNW – The Westville Experience

Save the date for the Spring 2023 Preview PNW! This is a great way to get a closer look at Purdue University Northwest’s Westville Campus!