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Pride Plus
New Faces, Places
New Online Training
Featured Faculty
First Mondays
IPFW Statehouse Day
Discover IPFW
Study Abroad Fair
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IPFW Events Calendar



 This week on CATV


The name of Andreas Tolk was incorrectly  listed as the new associate director of the Center of Excellence in Systems Engineering  in the January 11 edition of Inside IPFW. The position remains open. 
Pride Plus Nominations
If you know of an employee who deserves the Pride Plus Award for Clerical and Service Staff, please submit a nomination (PDF) by March 3.
New Faces New Places
Mark Calhoun, police dispatcher for University Police

James Dague, police officer for University Police

David Herbst, police officer for University Police

Mary Nance, promoted to K-12 outreach coordinator for the Behavioral Health and Family Studies Institute
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HR Launches New Online Training
A series of new online training modules will be offered to all faculty and staff throughout 2012. The first module, Crisis Response Training, will be sent via Qualtrics to all staff and faculty by February 6 and must be completed.


Online training is easy to access and employees can participate from the convenience of their own offices. Sessions are about 30 minutes in length and offer closed captioning to meet Web accessibility standards. If you have questions about the training, contact Melissa Helmsing, Training and New Parents Program administrator, at 481-5720.  

2012 IPFW Featured Faculty Lecture Series Begins Friday
John Hrehov
John Hrehov
IPFW's 2012 Featured Faculty Lecture Series begins this Friday, February 3, from noon to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Helmke Library. The first lecture is "From Inspiration to Image: The Artwork of John Hrehov"


Every Friday in February, students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to meet the Featured Faculty and learn more about their outstanding work. All attendees can enjoy free pizza and soda. Read the story ... 

First Mondays Presentation Examines Death and Healthcare
Abe Schwab
Abe Schwab
The College of Arts and Sciences' First Mondays series resumes with a presentation by Assistant Professor of Philosophy Abraham Schwab, Monday, February 6, at noon in Science Building, Room 168. Schwab's lecture is titled "Facing Death Like a Professional: Navigating the Healthcare System at the End of Life." Read the story ... View a video about the lecture ...
Nominations for Who's Who and Student Achievement Celebration
Nominations are being accepted for this year's Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award and the Student Achievement Celebration awards. Nominations will be accepted until midnight March 4.

Who's Who is an honorary award for juniors, seniors, and grad students who are in the top 10 percent of their class with a GPA of 3.0 or greater and are actively involved on campus. Information and nomination form ...

Student Achievement Celebration awards for students, organizations, staff, and faculty include Student Leader of the year, Students' Choice for Teaching Excellence, Commitment to Diversity, and more. Information and nomination form ... 
IPFW Statehouse Day 
Indiana Statehouse RotundaGet on the bus February 15 for the 16th annual IPFW Statehouse Day in Indianapolis and make your voice heard! IPFW students, faculty, staff, and alumni will enjoy free round-trip transportation, lunch with legislators, free materials, and more. Sign up by February 13; contact Kelly Shanks, 481-6105 or View flyer... (PDF)  
This Week on Discover IPFW
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Doermer School of Business now offers a Banking Certificate. What does that mean for our students in the banking industry? What are the opportunities for graduates in banking and financial institutions? Guests this week on Discover IPFW will be Stan Davis, professor and chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance; Michael Reffeitt, continuing lecturer; and Mike Cahill and Jim Underwood, both from Tower Bank.

Tune in to WFWA-DT PBS 39 every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. 
Study Abroad Fair is February 8
IPFW will offer a study abroad fair Wednesday, February 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Ballroom. Study abroad provides students a chance to earn academic credit toward their major, minor, and general education requirements.

The fair will provide a forum for IPFW students to meet with study abroad program providers. Information will be available on nearly 300 programs in 60 countries, making it the largest event of its kind in northeast Indiana. 
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