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New Faces, Places
Dept. Newsletters
Governor Signs Bill
Special Events Changes
Cardboard Regatta
TinCaps Game
IPFW Signature


IPFW Events Calendar


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CATV Schedule


New Faces New Places
David Peterson, director of Financial Aid

Gina Trapani, records clerk for Financial Aid

This Week on
Arts Weekly
Hope Wallace from Wassenberg Art Center will talk about the center and upcoming events; Daniel Reuning and Tom Remenschneider from the Bach Collegium will give the details on their season finale. Tune in Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 pm on PBS39 WFWA-DT. 

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The top floor of Parking Garage 1 will be closed May 4 from 9 a.m. to midnight. 

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Governor to Sign Tuition for Veterans Bill at IPFW
Mike Pence
Governor Pence
Jim Banks
Senator Banks
Indiana Governor Mike Pence and State Senator Jim Banks will hold a news conference Thursday, May 2, at noon in Kettler Hall, Room 154, where they will sign the Tuition for Veterans bill into law.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend.

Service Changes for Special Events
Due to recent budget and staffing cuts, Special Events will be implementing the following changes effective Sunday, May 12, 2013:
  • Delivery of portable technology to classroom and conference rooms will end.
  • Select meeting rooms in Walb Union will have two standard setups from which to choose.
  • Requests for tables/chairs, audio equipment, personnel, etc., made with less than two business days' notice may not be able to be fulfilled.
  • External clients using outdoor venues will now have cleanup- and/or equipment fees.
  • Rental equipment is to be set up by the rental company. Physical Plant and Special Events staff will no longer be able to set up or tear down rental equipment.

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Cardboard Regatta Coming to RiverFest
Cardboard Regatta The IPFW Alumni Association is bringing a new event to RiverFest 2013, Saturday, June 22: the IPFW Cardboard Regatta presented by Kelly Box and Packaging. The challenge is to design, build, and race a human-powered, corrugated cardboard boat on a course on the St. Joseph River. If you're not sure how to build a cardboard boat, the Alumni Association and the Department of Engineering are holding two "How to Build a Cardboard Boat" workshops Wednesday, May 1, and Monday, May 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the IPFW Alumni Center. Read the details ...
Get a Jump Start on Memorial Day Weekend: Turn the TinCaps Blue
Parkview Field The date has changed! Due to the Cardboard Regatta, the IPFW Alumni Night with the TinCaps has been moved to Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. Help cheer on the Fort Wayne TinCaps and enjoy a picnic dinner at the Parkview Field Appleseed Picnic Terrace Area, an IPFW alumni gift, and Thirsty Thursday benefits. The evening is also a fundraiser for breast cancer research, presented by Vera Bradley Foundation. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 7 and under. Order your tickets online
Buy One, Get One Free Ticket Deal for Kenny Chesney Concert
Mischell Productions is offering all IPFW students and employees a Buy One, Get One Free deal on $25 tickets to the Kenny Chesney concert at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Thursday, May 16. Purchasers must go to the coliseum box office before the day of the concert and present their IPFW ID to get the two for one deal. 
First Ivy Tech Plant Sale
The landscaping classes at Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast invite all IPFW employees and students to their first-ever plant sale this Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many varieties will be offered, including annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, ferns, and grasses. The sale will be in and around the greenhouse on the east side of the Technology Center. For more information, call 260-480-4114.
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