January 28, 2015
Recruitment Begins for 2015--16 AmbassaDONs
2014-15 AmbassaDONs
Staff and faculty are encouraged to spread the word to talented students about the IPFW AmbassaDONs. Recruiting for this elite group of student leaders is taking place through March. AmbassaDONs serve one-year terms during which they volunteer for university events, take part in community service activities, and receive monthly professional development training. Students interested in this great opportunity should go online to register for one of the upcoming information sessions.
Selection process details
Melissa Kurten to Direct DCS Training Outreach Program
Melissa Kurten has been named director of training outreach for the Division of Continuing Studies (DCS). The announcement recently was made by Karen VanGorder, DCS executive director. Training Outreach is a merger of two previous DCS departments, Personal and Professional Development and Entrepreneurship and Corporate Training. Kurten has years of experience in developing and implementing customer service-based training programs in the corporate setting. Read the news release
Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium
Poster Proposals
The organizing committee of the Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium invites graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines to submit poster presentation proposals for the symposium, which will be held Friday, March 27, on the Skybridge, Helmke Library second floor. Poster proposals may be submitted online through February 2. All faculty are asked to encourage their students to participate and to mentor interested students; last year 88 students representing 17 departments [PDF] participated. Preparation workshops will be held in February on creating and presenting an award-winning poster. Complete information may be found on the RESP website.
Allen County Alumni Chapter Launch and Pre-Game Party
Wednesday, February 5
Walb Union Classic Ballroom, 5-- 6:30 p.m.
- followed by -
Alumni Night---- Wear Your IPFW Paraphernalia
Men's Basketball vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits
Gates Sports Center, 7 p.m.
Indianapolis Pre-Game Alumni Reception
Wednesday, February 11

Aristocrat Pub and Restaurant (Oxford Room), 5-- 6:30 p.m.

5212 North College Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46220

- followed by -

Men's Basketball vs. IUPUI Jaguars

Indiana Farmers Coliseum, 7 p.m.

Register for event

Farewell Reception for Kim de Leon
Student Information Support Services invites you to attend a reception to extend best wishes to Kim de Leon, SIS business analyst for reporting, Friday, February 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Kettler Hall Faculty Lounge. Cake and refreshments will be served. Cards are available for signature at the Bursar's office through February 5.

Photo of the Week 

IPFW cheerleaders and Big Blue referee a tricycle race in front of a sell-out crowd at last Saturday's Homecoming game. For the record, "backwards guy" lost the race. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft
In Memoriam
EMILY A. LUDWIG, 22, passed away Tuesday, January 20, at her home. Born in Fort Wayne, Emily graduated from Snider High School and was working on a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in linguistics at IPFW. Private family services. Memorials to We the Living c/o Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Fort Wayne, IN 46814. Read the obituary

Departmental Newsletters
New Faces, New Places
Linda Symington, transfer to secretary to the dean of the College of Education and Public Policy
New Grad Studies Online Journal
Premier issue of Distinguish, an online journal from the Office of Graduate Studies
Mastodon Bytes

Outlook can be particularly difficult to navigate through if you are not familiar with it, especially the search functions! Learning how to utilize Outlook's search functions effectively will help you to locate old messages quicker and easier. Tip #19: Searching in Outlook [PDF]

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