Jeff Shires, associate professor of communication, received top honors for a scholarly paper presented at the Society for Values in Higher Education conference in Seattle in July.
Created by Jerry Holt, associate professor of English, the play focuses on the story of Branch Rickey, the former Brooklyn Dodgers baseball executive responsible for making Jackie Robinson the first player of African descent in the major leagues in 1947.
The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences is pleased to recognize the promotion of three faculty colleagues to the rank of professor beginning with the start of the 2018-2019 academic year. The new full professors are Lizbeth Bryant, English; Meg Rincker, political science; and Steven “Kim” Scipes, sociology.
Nicole Moes, a psychology major from Highland, Ind., received the Chancellor’s Medallion for achieving the highest grade-point average among May graduates in CHESS.
CHESS faculty members in the School of Education and Counseling received significant grant support for their work during the 2017-2018 academic year.
About 70 students from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, New York, and Wisconsin participated in the Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference hosted by the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences on April 20.
Members of the Purdue University Northwest community celebrated the formal opening of the Couple and Family Therapy Center on April 20.
Two CHESS faculty members will receive the 2018 Excellence in Digital Education awards from the Digital Education unit of Purdue University.
Ten student members of The Pioneer staff received 15 awards at the annual Indiana Collegiate Press Association convention in Indianapolis on April 7.
The Roundtable Perspective, a student and faculty-produced television show, was awarded Gold in Video Production, TV Broadcast and Cable at the 2018 AVA Digital Awards.