As a Purdue University Northwest student, Zachary Malcer has given careful consideration to the career he plans to pursue following his graduation. The Michigan City resident did a lot of research and asked a lot of questions. He did what many students do – he pursued an internship to gain valuable, hands-on work experience. His […]
Jennifer Sobierajski implemented a relatively simple strategy to succeed at Purdue University Northwest: take advantage of all opportunities, learn from each one and strive for excellence. For the 22-year-old Wheatfield resident who graduates Saturday (5/6—3 p.m.) with a baccalaureate degree in computer science and minors in Spanish, psychology and applied mathematics—mission accomplished. During her four-year […]
When Eric Garner returned home from four years of military service in 2010, including three deployments into combat zones, he was eager to distance himself from the ugliness of war and transition into a more satisfying chapter of life with help from a college education. The Hobart resident enrolled at what is now Purdue University […]
A Bachelor’s degree in Business leads alum to career in community and economic development As a student, Stephen Eastridge knew that an internship would allow him to explore his interest in the field of economics, so he sought advice from one of his professors at the Purdue University Northwest campus in Westville. Eastridge explained, “I […]
All Rachel Hluska knows about being adopted and coming to America from Russia as a 2-year-old toddler with her 3-year-old sister and 4-year-old brother is what she has learned from her adoptive American parents.
Prospective PNW graduate figured it out as a STUDENT-athlete Jess Loy arrived at Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond Campus as a girl, but will graduate this weekend as a woman. Or, as Professor and Assistant Dean of PNW’s College of Business Dr. Lori Feldman put it, “Jess is one of the College of Business’s shining stars.” […]
Graduating Michigan City native wants to become an ‘agent of change’ For five years, Michigan City native Jennifer Martz tried to convince herself the art school she was attending would prepare her for her life’s work. But when a patient died in her arms while she worked part-time at a local hospital, and another stricken […]
Purdue Northwest fall graduate looking forward to providing community assistance Megan Vietor gave careful thought to the career that she wanted to pursue. She knew she wanted one that would enable her to help people battling through some of life’s challenges. And once she decided on the path she wanted to follow, Vietor would not […]
A career at Mayo Clinic awaits Purdue Northwest December graduate Justin Mann admits that as a high school senior he was undecided what he wanted to do with his life. A friend who was pursuing a degree in nursing suggested he check into the field. “I made the decision to choose this career, not knowing […]
When Ashley Starcevich earned her Purdue University Bachelor’s degree in Biology in May, she was thrilled to be part of the first commencement ceremony held in the Purdue University Northwest James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex on the PNW Westville campus.