September 17, 2014
Boggs Joins IPFW as Director of Alumni Relations
IPFW welcomes alumna Debra Boggs as its new director of alumni relations. Boggs comes to IPFW from the University of Saint Francis, where she headed up donor relations. Prior to that, she worked in the university's Career Services, Alumni, and Development offices.
Boggs has an active history of fundraising and volunteerism, most recently as the alumni representative for IPFW's Center for Social Research, and is a second-generation Fort Wayne native. She began her role July 23. Read the news release
USAP Town Hall Meeting
The University Strategic Alignment Process (USAP) facilitation team will host their first Town Hall Meeting this Friday, September 19, from 10 to 11 a.m. in Kettler Hall, Room G46. Join the team to learn more about your role in the process and ask questions. Task force members are currently scheduling meetings with each department throughout mid-October and everyone is encouraged to participate. Everyone has a role in this collaborative process. Check the USAP website for current news and information.
Open Interviews for Director of Budget and Planning
The campus community is welcome to attend these open interviews for the director of budget and and planning. Résumés will be available at each session.
  • September 17, 10 a.m., Kettler Hall, Room 118. Philip Davich, director of accounting and fiscal systems, IPFW
  • September 23, 4 p.m., Kettler Hall, Room 132. Christopher Moore, CPA, former controller, Concordia Theological Seminary
  • September 24, 2 p.m., Kettler Hall, Room 119. Taha El-Bahrawi, CPA, managing director, All American Capital Group
  • September 25, 4 p.m., Kettler Hall, Room 132. Walter Soptelean, senior financial analyst, St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo, Ind.
IPFW Faculty and Staff Season Tickets
IPFW faculty, staff, and retirees can take advantage of a $20 to $30 discount off the regular price of basketball and volleyball season tickets. Support our talented student-athletes on the court as well as in the classroom! For more information, contact Tyler Baker, director of ticket sales, at 481-6372 or View the flyer [PDF]
Mastodon Bytes Tip #7: Searching in Outlook
Navigating through the caverns of old mail can sometimes be daunting. More importantly, it's annoying.
Help Desk to the rescue! Learn how to find an email a student swears he sent to you six months ago. Searching in Outlook [PDF]
IPFW Day at Costco
Employees, staff, students, families, and friends of IPFW are invited to a back-to-school event at Costco from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. this Saturday, September 20. You can shop at Costco without a membership---- cash, debit (PIN), or American Express---- and/or purchase gas at $3.29 per gallon. There will be a dedicated "IPFW-only cashier," surprises for children, incentives on memberships, and more. View the details [PDF]

Photo of the Week

IPFW ROTC cadets present the colors at the 50th Celebration opening event, held last Monday in the Walb Union Ballroom. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft

Department Newsletters

Community Arts Academy


New Faces, New Places

Latif Bichai, transfer to ID card systems technician for Campus Safety

Danna Whitney, secretary for Student Life and Leadership


CSSAC Book and Gift Fair

books-apple-icon2.jpgFind some great books and gifts at 30 to 70 percent off retail September 30 and October 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kettler Hall, near Subway. All proceeds benefit the Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committe Scholarship Fund. View the flyer [PDF]

This Week on Arts Weekly

Christy Sandmaier from Fort Wayne Ballet shares details about At the Edge, opening September 26; Andrea Zwiebel from Honeywell Center in Wabash discusses their fall season. Join host John O'Connell on Arts Weekly, Thursday, September 18, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

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