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Alumni Open House
Exhibition is a First
#1 Student Employee
Library Open 24/7
RF Workshop
Applied Leadership
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IPFW Events Calendar
Alumni Center Open House is May 5

Alumni Center

Tour the new Keith Busse Steel Dynamics Alumni Center Thursday, May 5, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Stop by for enjoyable conversation and be among the first to view the brand-new home of IPFW Alumni Relations.


The center is located on the West Campus at the corner of Paul Shaffer Drive and California Road.


Retirement Reception for Phyllis Agness

After over 40 years in education, Phyllis Agness has decided to take early retirement in May. A reception in her honor will be held Friday, May 6, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 154 (faculty and staff lounge). For more information, contact Jane Leatherman,      

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Senior Exhibition a First for IPFW Interior Design Program
Interior Design StudentsSenior exhibition is an important milestone for many students, and this year seniors in the Interior Design Program will have the opportunity to showcase their achievements for the first time. The students have created aesthetically pleasing and functional human-centered interior spaces in the Visual Arts Gallery that may be viewed May 6-22. An opening reception will be held Friday, May 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gallery.

For further information or to RSVP, call 260-481-4127 or e-mail kowalens@ipfw.eduSenior Exhibition Poster (PDF) 
2011 Student Employee of the Year
Angela Centurioni Angela Centurioni, a student worker in the Office of Student Life, is the recipient of the the 2011 IPFW Student Employee of the Year award. She is one of 11 students nominated by their supervisors for this year's award. Full story ... 


Helmke Library Open 'Round the Clock April 25 through May 5
Helmke Library, Indiana-Purdue Student Government Association, and Student Affairs are making it possible for the Helmke library to remain open 24/7 beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, April 25, through 3 a.m. Friday, May 6. The library will reopen May 6 at 8 a.m. with normal hours. 
Radio Frequency Workshop

An all-day workshop on Radio Frequency (RF) Engineering Applications will bring academicians, professionals, and students together May 6 in Walb Union. Participants will be given tutorial material on Radio Frequency Applications and a sneak peak at the Imagine RF Designer Filter Tool that is being developed at IPFW. The workshop is being sponsored by the IPFW Department of Engineering, IPFW Office of Research and External Support, and Raytheon.


There is no registration fee, but seating is limited. Register online by April 29 or e-mail Abdullah Eroglu,

In the National Spotlight
Junior music major Logan Weber performed his composition Suite for Solo Tenor Saxophone at the Region 5 Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance at Northeastern Illinois University on Feb. 25. It was his first work as part of the composition studio of Professor Chris Rutkowski. Logan is the saxophone student of Professor Farrell Vernon and is currently studying with his sabbatical replacement, Jenifer Hoffman.
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The Applied Leadership Series is a new five-day leadership development program designed to help managers refine their leadership skills. Courses will be taught by IPFW tenured faculty and celebrated leaders from the business community including Keith Busse, chairman and CEO of Steel Dynamics Inc. Classes will be held at the Alumni Center May 16-20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information and the series agenda, visit the Division of Continuing Studies Web site.
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