March 11, 2015
Updated Location for Linda Ruffolo Visitation

A funeral mass for former Executive Director of Development Linda Ruffolo will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. at D. O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park location, 1140 Lake Avenue, and one hour prior to the mass on Friday. There will be a Rosary Service at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at McComb.


Full information is available at the funeral home website.

2015 Campus Telephone Directory Now Available

To view and/or download the new campus telephone directory, log in to myIPFW and click on the Home tab. The directory is located in the middle of the page. For corrections, please use the link located at the top of the first page in the individual and departmental listings. Call Telephone Operations at 16407 for any questions or issues, and please remember that the directory is an internal campus document that contains personal information.

Help Improve the RIPPLES Award Program

Employee recognition is more than just a nice thing to do; it's a way to recognize the important outcomes others create for you, your department, or the university. Your feedback is needed as we look at ways to improve our employee recognition program, RIPPLES, so that it is meaningful to you. Please share your thoughts by responding to a brief survey by March 24. If you have any questions, please contact Dimples Smith at 481-6681. Your response is valued and appreciated. Take the survey

50 Years: Life is Worth Living
Dozens of life choices enhance overall health and wellbeing. Living well is worth it! Come to the IPFW Health Fair Wednesday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Walb Student Union. Highlights include:
  • Health screenings
  • Resource fair
  • Workshops
  • Massages
  • Blood health profile
  • Much more!

The free health fair is sponsored by IPSGA, IPFW Center for Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness programs, the Department of Nursing, IPFW Peer Educator program, Athletics, and STAR 88.3. List of screenings [PDF] View the flyer [PDF]

Calling All IPFW Alumni Living in Allen County

If you're an IPFW graduate who resides in Allen County, bring your energy, ideas, and creativity to a chapter meeting in the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center, Monday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m.

Seeking Former Officers of Student Organizations

IPFW Alumni Association and Student Affairs and Enrollment Management are looking for former officers of registered student organizations in order to launch an alumni affinity group. Perhaps you served as an advisor or officer of one of these organizations throughout IPFW's 50-year history and are in touch with former members who are now representing the institution in various professions throughout the country. Please share this announcement within your network. All inquiries can be directed to Christopher Riley, assistant director of membership and affinity, 481-0241, Register for affinity group

"Rad-to-the-Bone" Dinner
The Department of Radiography will be in the spotlight when Hospitality Management students serve up dinner Wednesday, March 18. "Rad-to-the-Bone" will feature Pork Osso Bucco, "plump, meaty pork shanks cooked perfectly to fall-off-the-bone tenderness." The event begins at 6 p.m. at Ceruti's Banquet and Event Center; dinner is included in the $35 ticket cost. View the menu, make reservations

Photo of the Week 

Budding future scientists and engineers gathered Saturday, March 7, at the 60th annual Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Students in grades 4--12 from 48 schools in an 8-county area displayed their winning projects and competed for numerous awards, including more than $2,500 in cash prizes. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft
Mastodon Bytes: Self-Service Password Reset
The next time you change your password, things will look a little different. All staff, faculty, and students will be required to answer seven security questions that will make resetting your password easier if you forget it. Tip #20: Passwords [PDF]
Departmental Newsletters
Helmke Highlights, news from the Walter E. Helmke Library
New Faces, New Places
Karin Casazza, transfer to academic advisor for the Doermer School of Business
Brian Horn, police officer for University Police
Michelle McArdle, custodian for Building Services
Samuel Pray, transfer to credentials analyst for Admissions
Diana Petrova, secretary for Women's Studies
Arnie Ball Retirement Celebration
Help celebrate Coach Arnie Ball's 34 seasons as head coach of IPFW men's volleyball at a retirement celebration Thursday, April 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Walb Union International Ballroom. You can R.S.V.P. online, as well as leave any fond memories or well wishes for Coach Ball.


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