May 21, 2014
U.S. News & World Report Names IPFW Online Programs among Top Three in U.S. for Veterans
IPFW also named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media
IPFW's online programs for veterans have been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top three in the country. The listing appears in the magazine's 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans website. The rankings were designed to help veterans identify high-quality online degree programs that suit their educational needs. The 2014 edition includes rankings for online bachelor's programs and online master's degree programs in business, education, engineering, and nursing.
      IPFW was also named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. Read the news release
39 Official IPFW Retirees in 2014
IPFW is honoring 39 official retirees in 2014 and would like to recognize these individuals for their years of service to the university.
Whether they have already left or will be staying until the end of June, their time here has made a lasting impact on our university. Complete list of retirees [PDF]
Summertime Coffee with the Chancellor
Mastodon BlendChancellor Carwein invites IPFW staff and faculty to meet informally for coffee and conversation at a special summer "Coffee with the Chancellor," Friday, July 11, at 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn about and discuss issues that are important to the campus community.
Anyone who wishes to attend should contact Victoria Sarjeant at or call 481-4106. The session will be in Kettler Hall, Room 178.
Printer Maintenance Agreements for Fiscal Year 2015
Printer ink
The time to purchase, renew, or revise printer maintenance agreements is approaching. A message will be sent to departments with an existing printer maintenance agreement before the end of May. If your department has a new printer and you're interested in a printer maintenance agreement for next fiscal year, please contact Pam Thompson at
      A free cleaning was included in the printer maintenance agreements your department purchased for fiscal year 2013--14. If you have not taken advantage of that cleaning or don't remember if your printer was cleaned, email Dick Kaminski at to schedule it. ICC Business Products will schedule cleanings by building. Questions on printer maintenance agreements should be directed to Pam Thompson in Purchasing.
IT Security----Don't Click an Unknown Link
Last week we were all advised against replying to email requests for usernames and passwords. It's equally important not to click links in unsolicited email messages. If you receive a random message asking you to click a link, don't do it!
      If you think the message might be legitimate, manually go to that organization's website instead of clicking a link in an email. If the message came from an address you don't recognize or it looks suspicious, delete it or forward it to the IT Services Help Desk,
Alumni Night----Help Turn the TinCaps Blue!
Parkview FieldJoin IPFW alumni in the Parkview Field Picnic Pavilion on Thursday, June 12, and cheer on the Fort Wayne Tin Caps at one of the biggest nights of the summer! Tickets include a private seating area and unlimited access to the picnic dinner, complete with four entree options, four side dishes, soft drinks, and dessert! Visit the Alumni website for more information or reservations.
It's Three Rivers Festival Time at IPFW
Childrens FestThe Three Rivers Festival (3RF) is coming soon! IPFW and the 3RF committee are looking for volunteers:


Do You Love a Parade? IPFW will have an entry in the 2014 3RF Parade, Saturday, July 12. The entry will include our giant helium-filled mastodon balloon and maybe a few surprises! If you'd like to join the fun, Marketing and Creative Services wants to hear from you! Please send an email with your name, email address, cell phone number, and your T-shirt size to


The Three Rivers Children's Fest is looking for volunteers, and the 3RF has an online volunteer application for all of its special events, including this one. The Children's Fest will be at IPFW Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19.

Photo of the Week
Three cadets accept their commissions at the ROTC Awards and Commissioning Ceremony last week in the Walb Student Union Ballroom. View large photo Photo by Elmer Denman
This Week on Arts Weekly
Karen Richards from the mayor's office and Nicole Keesling, a senior at Canterbury School who is on the Mayor's Youth Engagement Council, drop by to talk about Fort Wayne's Almost Famous, this year a part of Riverpalooza, taking place May 31.Then Marshall White, founder of Unity Performing Arts Foundation, shares the details about the Voices of Unity and their upcoming programming. Join host John O'Connell on Arts Weekly, Thursday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39. 
Save the Date!
Summerfest 2014
1964: Then and Now
Celebrate summer during our annual employee and retiree appreciation day. Enjoy a free lunch, door prizes, and new and time-honored events while we look back at our 50-year history. Event details and online registration information will be sent to your IPFW email in early June. In the meantime, mark the date on your calendar---- July 16, 11:30 a.m.-- 4 p.m.---- and get ready to have fun in the sun!
Retirement Reception for Jane Grant
The IPFW campus is invited to celebrate Jane Grant's retirement after 30 years of teaching and 6 years of leadership at IPFW. A reception will be hosted by the Department of Public Policy Wednesday, June 18. View invitation


New Faces, New Places
Benjamin Betts Jr., first assistant men's basketball coach for Athletics
Benjamin Botts, third assistant men's basketball coach for Athletics
Nancy Berkley, transfer to full-time secretary for Engineering
Ryan Sims, promoted to second assistant men's basketball coach for Athletics

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