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May 25, 2016
Welcome New Director of Alumni Relations----
a 3-time Grad
IPFW is pleased to welcome Janet Iden Kamdar as the director of alumni relations. Iden Kamdar served as the executive director of IPFW's MBA program in 2001-02. During that time she turned the program around from a 10-year decline in enrollment to a 17% increase.

A three-time graduate of IPFW, Iden Kamdar exemplifies the phrase "IPFW Proud." She completed undergraduate degrees in French ('75) and Business ('78), as well as a Master of Business Administration ('84). She began her new position May 2. Read the news release
Student Orgs Need You!
Our campus boasts 120 active student organizations, and every one of them needs a faculty or staff member to serve as an advisor. Being an advisor is a great way to interact and connect with students through shared interests. To learn more, contact James Velez, activities coordinator in Student Life, at 481-6637 or
The IPFW Magazine----
Discover Stories of the Road Ahead

The first edition of The IPFW Magazine was mailed this month. If you are interested in receiving a copy, please send your contact information to
Attend a Weight Watchers Class, 14 Weeks for the Price of 12
Weight Watchers classes will meet this summer every Thursday from May 26 through September 1 from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 149. Weight Watchers offers practical weight loss assistance along with weight management tools such as weekly handouts, e-tools, and apps. Classes are open to the campus community and general public. Faculty, staff, retirees, and their spouses pay $78 (check or cash). That's 14 weeks for the cost of 12! If you can't make all the Thursday sessions at IPFW you can go to another Weight Watchers site.

Seven more people are needed to meet the required 15 in order to have the class meet here. To register, call 481-6647 or email

Need immunizations, physicals, sick care, or lab work? Call 481-5748 to schedule an appointment at the IPFW Center for Healthy Living Campus Clinic
Photo of the Week
Helmke Library renovations are on schedule and should be completed by the end of December. Until then, get research help, books, or Ask-a-Librarian at the library website or in the Library Services Center, first floor entrance to the library. View large photo 
RIPPLES Recipients

Julie Yoder, executive assistant to the VCAA

Greg Dent, maintenance mechanic

Jeffrey Kimmel, computer technician

Tammy Southern, assistant registrar

Kimberly Myers, academic advisor

Steve Florio, head women's volleyball coach

Tina Sullivan, talent acquisition consultant

Sam Pray, credential analyst

Ann Brown, coordinator of Collegiate Connection

Debbie Stevens, clerk

Karen Burtnette, administrator of Arts and Sciences

Departmental Newsletters

BIOscope, Department of Biology

Generally Speaking, General Studies

New Faces, New Places

Andrew Boggs, groundskeeper

Uju Eke, director of assessment and analytics for College of Education and Public Policy

Deborah Magsam, transfer to faculty appointment specialist for Academic affairs

Sonja Mettler, groundskeeper

Ashley Moyer, registrar-clerk for Continuing Studies

Dave Zuber, maintenance mechanic for Operations and Maintenance

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