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August 31, 2016
Supporting Your Research: Resources for
Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

New and current faculty are invited to attend a session highlighting research support services and internal funding opportunities on Friday, September 9, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 227. New travel funding programs from the IRSC will be introduced, and the competitive Summer Faculty Grant program will be discussed in detail.

Presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs; Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors; and the IPFW Senate professional Development Subcommittee.

Questions? Contact Tina Gasnarez at
Be Part of the Mastodon Run 4 Scholarships

Join the Stampede this fall to help raise funds for our student-athletes! The second annual Mastodon Run 4 Scholarships is a 4-mile run/1 mile family walk to raise funds for our 14 NCAA Division 1 teams. There are several ways to participate:
  • Join a team with a captain and collect pledges
  • Join as an individual with a $25 donation
  • Corporate team challenge (new this year)
Visit the MR4S website to register, make a donation, or download a flier.
Faculty Members: Take a Student to Lunch
with Free Meal Vouchers
By request, the popular Take a Student to Lunch program is back for the second year. Vouchers are available to faculty members from now until September 30. Faculty can pick up one $20 voucher per day from the Student Life and Leadership office in Walb Union, Room 210.  Vouchers can be used for a faculty member and one or more students at Don's at Walb or Chop'd & Top'd in Kettler.

Contact Student Life and Leadership at 481-6609 for additional questions. This program is sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Make Connections, Get LinkedIn with Career Services

Immersion Excursions
Career Services invites faculty members to attend one of their Immersion Excursions planned for this semester. Businesses include DeBrand Fine Chocolates, Bowen Center, Memorial Coliseum, Grand Innovation Group, Shambaugh and Son, Peg-Perego, and Fort Wayne Metals. Take a tour, find out hiring needs from recruiters, and network with employees.Contact Andrea Ogubi to attend.

Get Strategic with LinkedIn
Anthony Juliano, marketing and social media strategist from Asher Agency, will present key elements of being tactical using LinkedIn on Monday, September 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. Attendees will learn how to build out a profile, market themselves, and use LinkedIn for job searches. Pizza and water will be provided. Please encourage your students to register and attend. Register for the session  Download the flyer 

Find Out What's New at Food Services

Monday and Thursday - Chik-Fil-A (only at Chop'd & Top'd in Kettler Hall while supplies last)

Don's at Walb
Monday-Friday: Hungry Howie's Pizza
Friday: Brunch

Guest Restaurants at Don's at Walb
Monday: Lee's Famous Chicken
Tuesday: Panda Express
Wednesday: The Venice (Italian)
Thursday: Qdoba

New at Walb
More guest restaurants, brunch on Fridays, Hungry Howie's, flat bread pizzas

New at Java Spot
More food options, soup, expanded grab 'n' go items, new desserts. It's now possible to eat lunch or breakfast at Java Spot and skip longer lines at Don's or Chop'd and Top'd.
I Ride with IPFW Pride Because . . .
"I want to make a difference in the lives of students by supporting the alumni scholarship program----and while doing that, have a more spirited car!" - Victoria Sarjeant, assistant director of alumni relations.

The goal for 2016 is to raise $15,000 for the IPFWAA Scholarship Fund. Join hundreds of IPFW PROUD Mastodon fans and purchase your own plate! They're available online, by mail, or in person without special forms----and they're available to everyone in Indiana. Learn more about how you can Ride with Pride
Photo of the Week
Geosciences students work on a learning exercise on a sweltering August day. View large photo | Photo by Jim Whitcraft

New Faces, New Places

Matt Reifenberg, groundskeeper

RIPPLES Recipients

Karen Case, academic advisor and coordinator o peer leadership
Cassie Antos, academic advisor
Bob Barrett, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
Tiff Adkins, associate librarian
Brian Spaulding, computer technician
LeVon McAllister, manager of customer service
Karen Forbess, information compensation-HR coordinator
Stephany Alarcon, program assistant
Julie Yoder, executive assistant to the VCAA
Connie Rosenbloom, clerk
Lisa Zerkle, special events manager
Alice Rice, clerk
Doreen Crunk, temporary clerk, Admissions
Sam Pray, credentials analyst
Laura Ziegler, assistant director of admissions
Lane Westerfield, information clerk
Pam Boon, clerk
Sandy Colpean, clerk
Cynthia Firestine, secretary
Susan Alderman, marketing specialist
Bobbi Shadle, graphic designer
Tamara Sorg, editorial manager
Katie Briner, lead graphic designer
Kathryn Hopkins, lead marketing specialist
Nan Bremer, copy and web editor/proofer
IPFW Mail Room
Anthony Mourey, computer technician
Shelby Roberts, student clerk

Get Your Tickets before
They're Available to the Public
IPFW Men's Basketball will host the Indiana Hoosiers Tuesday, November 22, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. IPFW faculty and staff can purchase tickets before they are available to the public. Tickets are limited. Please contact IPFW ticket manager Nate Felver at 481-6372 or while supplies last to take advantage of this Mastodon Men's Basketball vs. IU Priority Pre-Sale!
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