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Nov. 20, 2013 
Gearing up for The BIG Event 2014
IPFW The Big Event 
IPFW The Big Event
As we get ready to embark on a new year for The BIG Event and enter into a leader recruitment session in the coming weeks, Krissy Creager, director of student life, would like to share with you the finalized video from The BIG Event 2013.

View the YouTube version, share on your social media sites, celebrate IPFW, and get ready for an even bigger and better BIG Event 2014. Special thanks to Chancellor Carwein for her incredible words and to the student leaders who made 2013 one BIG year. Go Dons!  
IPFW Night at the Mad Ants
IPFW alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to join the IPFW Alumni Association for IPFW Night at the Mad Ants, Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m. in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Enjoy court-side VIP "Ant Colony" seating (at round tables) and watch the Fort Wayne Mad Ants take on the Iowa Energy. You can also compete with the student section during time-outs and enjoy a performance by the Dancing Dons at half-time. View details, ticket information (PDF)
Personal Purchases from Guy Brown at Purdue Pricing 
Purdue employees can now purchase items from the Guy Brown catalog charged to their personal credit card and delivered to a home address. Follow these instructions to take advantage of the discount:
  • Go to the Guy Brown Products website
  • Login with the username purdueemploy and password 4omax
  • Create and place your order with your personal credit card
  • Have items delivered to your home address 

This information will soon be available on the Human Resources website.

Flash Sale at Mastodon Tech Hub November 21
Follett's IPFW Bookstore will conduct a huge one-day flash sale November 21 in the Mastodon Tech Hub. This is a great opportunity for staff and faculty to upgrade their computers or jump into a new iPad. The store will be running specials on several other items as well. View flash sale flyer (PDF)
IPSGA Student Activities Board Sponsors Dance Marathon  
The Second Annual Dance Marathon is coming up Friday, November 22, from 5 to p.m. in the Walb Union International Ballroom. The proceeds from this year's marathon will be going to Camp WhatCha Wanna Do.
  • $10 gets you in the door
  • $15 gets you a t-shirt and in the door 
  • For every $200 you raise, your name gets entered into a drawing to win prizes like a tablet, IPFW goodie bag, bicycle, etc.
  • The student organization that raises the most money will receive $300 for their organization 

Don't know how to dance? A registered Zumba instructor will be teaching a free class. Raise money for a good cause, enjoy some food, dance, and just have fun! For info packets, stop by the IPSGA office in Walb 225 Monday--Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Audrey at for more information.

Purdue Extension Service Poinsettia Fundraiser 
The Allen County Office of the Purdue Extension Service is conducting a poinsettia fundraiser to assist with operating expenses. Poinsettia plants in red, pink, and white are available for $15 each. The plants are in 6" pots with 10 to 12 blooms each. Orders with payment must be placed by December 2 at the extension office on the IPFW campus at 4001 Crescent Ave. Pick up will be Tuesday, December 10, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you have questions, contact Vickie Hadley at 481-6826 or View order form
APSAC Steering Council's Party Lite Fundraiser 
The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Council (APSAC) is sponsoring a Party Lite fundraiser to help support their Dependent Scholarship and Professional Development funds. APSAC will receive 50 percent of total sales. Start your holiday shopping; the deadline to submit orders is Monday, December 2 at noon.

Since this is a fundraiser for an IPFW organization, there will be no shipping charges or sales tax. Send your completed order form and a check made out to IP Foundation to Cyndy Elick, Ketter Hall, Room G07 (If paying with cash, please deliver personally). Orders will
be delivered to IPFW before Christmas. As an added bonus, Party Lite orders of more than $50 will qualify for a free pack of Christmas cards while supplies last (check the website for card selections). Please note your preference on your order form. The cards are also available for purchase at $5/pk.  Candle list  Order form 
Photo of the Week
A team of five IPFW seniors from an Organizations and Organizational Change class taught by Chenwei Li, Ph.D., and led by student Matt Kiefer teamed up with the Community Harvest Food Bank's Turkey Rally this month. Collection sites were located at the food bank and several area grocery stores and locations. Harvest Helpers team members raised $32,000, 460 turkeys, 5 hams, and 2,200 pounds of food. The students would like to make this an annual project for IPFW. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft
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This Week on Arts Weekly
Catch Rich Najuch and Joel Froomkin as they dish about the New Huntington Supper Club's Holiday Show that opens November 30 and Kelly Updike from the Embassy Theatre gives a rundown of holiday offerings. Join host John O'Connell for Arts Weekly Thursday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

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Ceramics Club Pottery Sale
Add to your collection or find a holiday gift at the IPFW Ceramics Club annual pottery sale. Select your favorites Thursday, November 21, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ground Floor of Kettler Hall.

Physical Plant and Special Events Equipment
An updated list of equipment, services, furniture, and other resources for special event planning is now available. View document (PDF)

New Faces, New Places
Chris Piepenbrink, transfer to utility custodian for building services 
Jasmin Rahman, registered nurse for IPFW Lafayette Street Family Health clinic for Health and Human Services

Vibe Unavailable 
Vibe will be unavailable Saturday, November 30, at 9 p.m. through Sunday, December 1, at noon. Please contact the Help Desk ( if you have questions. 
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