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In This Issue
New IPFW Sites
Early Retirement Data
United Way Campaign
National Spotlight
Hunger Banquet
Holiday Cards
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IPFW Events Calendar 

Recently Launched Sites


Doermer School of Business (and departments) 


Office of Research and External Support


Campus Ministry 


Computer Science 


Organizational Leadership and Supervision 


Center for the Built Environment 


School of Education (and departments)


Division of Public and Environmental Affairs 


Testing Services


Office of Assessment

Inside IPFW
509 Purdue Employees Opt for Early Retirement Incentive Package

Over 30 percent of eligible Purdue employees have opted to retire based on a one-time incentive package, right on target with projections, Purdue University officials announced Tuesday, Nov. 2. The plan was designed to reduce salary and benefit costs to meet current budget challenges, enable departments to realign resources to meet changing needs or strategic objectives, and avoid involuntary layoffs as much as possible. Read more ... [PDF]

2010 United Way Campaign Update

Be audacious. EAT UNITED! Once a month, pack your lunch instead of eating out and pledge the savings to the United Way. View introduction video for EAT UNITED. See what a donation of $1 a week [PDF] provides.


Turnstone visitTurnstone was the first United Way Agency visit for IPFW employees last Monday. "It is really amazing to see the tremendous effort and energy Turnstone is putting into helping children and adults," said Victoria Zischke. "Finding out how much they rely on private donations as funding really makes me realize how important it is for each of us to support that effort."


Another Turnstone visitor, Donna Holland, writes, "While Turnstone's primary mission is to provide services for persons with physical disabilities, most striking to me is how their services have far-reaching effects on families ...Turnstone provides athletes with physical disabilities the opportunity to experience the thrill of competition and establish an athletic identity. Supporting the United Way means that I will support the greatly needed programs provided by Turnstone."

View Turnstone video ... 


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In the National Spotlight

The Ronen Chamber Ensemble, led by David Bellman, principal clarinetist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, performed Chris Rutkowski's Passages for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano on Oct. 12. Rutkowski is a clinical assistant professor of Music Composition and Technology and the director of the IPFW/Sweetwater Music Technology Program. Read a performance review


Rutkowski's composition for saxophone quartet, Dervish, was recorded by Tom Walsh, associate professor at the IUB Jacobs School of Music, and was commercially released on Arizona University Recordings in July 2010. Read about Dervish

What Does It Mean to be Hungry?

How do you teach someone what it feels like to be hungry all the time? Some of the 200 students who will take part in the annual Hunger Banquet on Nov. 8 will get a taste of what constant hunger might feel like.

Read more ...

APSAC Hand Crafted Holiday Cards
APSAC Holiday CardThe Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee is selling sets of 12 hand-made holiday cards in seven designs for $15 through Dec. 3. Each card is hand crafted and stamped by members of APSAC. Cards will be available one week after orders are placed. View cards and place orders ...
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