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In This Issue
New Faces, New Places
Nursing Receives Grant
Ctr. for Social Research
Be a Daybreak Provider
Resource Center Opens
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IPFW Events Calendar

New Faces New Places

Ashley Simmons, assistant director for International Programs, Office of International Education, effective 10/11.

MacKenzie Ross, secretary, Health and Human Services (AHEC), effective 10/11.

Michael Phillips, media services technologist, IT Services, effective 10/11. 
Nicholas Willour, warehouse laborer, Operations and Maintenance, effective 10/11.
David Pitcher, night custodian, Building Services, effective 10/13 


Inside IPFW
Department of Nursing Awarded $300,000 Federal Grant
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Patient Simulator
IPFW has received a grant that will help better prepare its nursing students for the rapid changes in today's technology-rich healthcare industry. The grant, totaling almost $300,000, was awarded to the Department of Nursing by the Human Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). Read more ...
Center for Social Research Opens
Centers of Excellence Logo The Center for Social Research was unveiled on Oct. 6 in Neff Hall, Room B34. One of the IPFW Centers of Excellence, the Center:
  • Assists IPFW students, faculty, and personnel with the planning, implementation, and analysis of research projects
  • Conducts research on behalf of government agencies, private business and industry, social service, and other entities
The intent is to create an experiential learning environment that fosters excellence in both service and educational opportunities. For more information, contact Christopher Bradley, associate professor of sociology and director of the Center for Social Research.
Urgent Need for Daybreak Providers
Children on playground equipmentIf you have room in your day, your home, and your heart, you could be a Daybreak Crisis Homes respite parent. Daybreak is a program of SCAN Inc. Caregivers must be 21 or older, live in Allen County, have ample room in their home, and become licensed foster care providers. SCAN offers training and will facilitate licensure. Children stay from 4 hours to 7 days, and providers receive a per diem reimbursement. Daybreak providers are needed now! For more information, call Pat at 260-421-5000, ext. 2229.
The Resource Center Opens to Students, Staff, and Faculty
Celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD) by stopping by The Resource Center's interactive table in the lower level of Kettler Hall, today (Oct. 13) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Educational display with emotions and voices of individuals who remain in the closet about their sexual identity or gender identity
  • Test your NCOD knowledge by playing the NCOD jeopardy game
  • Learn about Center's services and resources
  • Celebrate LGBT rights and your openness about your sexual and gender identity by walking through the door during NCOD
The Resource Center is located in Walb Union, Room 111-A. The Center is supported by Student Affairs, the faculty sponsor is Professor Jeannie DiClementi, and its coordinator is IPFW alum Chris Schlarb.  For more information, call 260-481-6167 or email The Resource Center.
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