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In This Issue
Distinguished Lecturer
New Faces, New Places
CS Sweeps ICCE
Marc Morial Visits IPFW
Clinic Open House
Place Your Bids!
Diversity Showcase
In the National Spotlight
Summerfest Volunteers
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IPFW Events Calendar

James Lutz

Lutz is COAS Distinguished Lecturer

This year's COAS Distinguished Lecturer is James M. Lutz, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science. Lutz's topic is "The Causes of Terrorism: No Single Explanation." The lecture will be March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. Read event details...

New Faces New Places

Susan Robart, secretary for Music,(transfer from Continuing Studies), 481-6713


Denise Guingrich, work center coordinator for Operations and Maintenance, 481-6832


Taylor Venable, senior programmer/applications systems analyst for IT Services, 481-0720


Joni Lynn Webb, account clerk for bursar and Student Finance


Aviana Symon, assistant director of International Student Services, 481-0328

Inside IPFW
Continuing Studies Sweeps Indiana Council for Continuing Education Awards

Sheri CrawfordJim GabbardPam CookThe Indiana Council for Continuing Education (ICCE) awards program acknowledges contributions of faculty and staff who have enhanced the quality and/or value of continuing education at their institutions, and students who epitomize the essence of the nontraditional adult learner. This year, the Division of Continuing Studies is proud to announce that all three of their nominees have won in their respective categories: Pam Cook, Support Staff of the Year; Jim Gabbard, Faculty/Instructor of the Year; and Sheri Crawford, Student of the Year.

Read excerpts from nominations (PDF)

National Urban League President Marc Morial Visits IPFW Tomorrow

Marc Morial National Urban League President Marc H. Morial will speak at IPFW Thursday, Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Auer Recital Hall. Morial will focus on employment and its impact on the urban community as well as civility. The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a Q&A session.


Morial's visit is being sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the Fort Wayne Urban League.

IPFW/Parkview Health and Wellness Clinic Open House is February 24

StethoscopeYou're invited to attend the IPFW/Parkview Health and Wellness Clinic Open House Thursday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You'll learn about the many services offered, enjoy healthy refreshments, and meet Jan Neuman and Heather Krull, nationally certified nurse practitioners and clinical assistant professors in Nursing. To minimize your wait when you are ill and earn a free IPFW T-shirt, you may preregister (pdf).

Read the details 

APSAC Auction: Let the Bidding Begin! 

Mounted Willis Family Bridge Photo, one of many auction itemsOnline bidding for the APSAC auction began last Monday and will end Friday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. Place your bid...


"March Mayhem" will conclude with a live auction Monday, Feb. 28, at noon in the Walb Ballroom. All staff and faculty are welcome, and desserts and drinks will be provided.


A new auction format has been adopted this year: items being offered in the online auction won't be available in the live auction and vice-versa. If you can't make it to the live auction, you can still be a winner!

Diversity Showcase Celebrates Civility
IPFW students The theme of this year's Diversity Showcase on March 24 is "Celebrating Diversity Through Civility, Appreciation, and Awareness." Departments and groups are invited to submit a proposal to reserve a table for displays; the reservation deadline is March 4. Please complete the reservation form at your earliest convenience. For more information, contact Holly Lara or Farida Adam.
In the National Spotlight

Julie Creek, Center for Women and Returning Adults coordinator, wrote an article for the online edition of the AARP Bulletin. The story is about Lilly Nutter, a 98-year-old great-great-grandmother who has sent more than 1,000 care packages to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Read the story...

Summerfest Volunteers Needed
It's hard to imagine when you look out the window and see mounds of snow, but planning has started for Summerfest, set for June 29 this year. If you're interested in helping with activities, contact Heather Plumb at 481-6193.
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