Two leaders of The PNW Pioneer’s staff won four awards each in the Indiana Collegiate Press Association’s annual competition.
Four CHESS students won significant awards for their scholarly presentations at the 27th annual Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference held at PNW April 11-12.
CHESS honored Women’s History Month with a series of events titled #WomensVoices: A Celebration of Women’s History Month. The events took place March 19-21 and promoted discussion of socio- political movements and personal perspectives central to female experiences in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Approximately 100 students, faculty, staff and local community members turned out for the second Black History Month Poetry Slam on February 7, 2019. This event is part of the university’s Building Community Through the Arts program which was established to reach the diverse external communities served by PNW.
A graduate student in history has teamed with the library staff to make the history of PNW and Northwest Indiana more accessible to the public. The increased visibility has led to 5,500 page views for the material since August, which reflects a sizable increase in interest than the 300 inquiries from email and personal visits to the library.
CHESS faculty, staff and students celebrated the re-opening of the CHESS Art Gallery on March 5, 2019.The gallery, located on Kennedy Avenue in Hammond since its opening in 2016, is now at 7011 Indianapolis Boulevard.Thomas Roach, chair of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts, said the gallery has been a significant part of the university’s effort to increase art, music and theater activities during the past five years.
Three CHESS faculty, staff and a student received major awards during the 2019 Founders Day ceremonies on March 1.
For the first time, the School of Education & Counseling made the top 10 ranking of collegiate institutions issuing the most teaching licenses for 2018, according to the Indiana Department of Education’s Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing.
CHESS and the Department of Behavioral Sciences sponsored a Wrongful Convictions forum on October 24 among local, state and national leaders to discuss the stories of three Indiana residents who were wrongly convicted of crimes. Timmy Donald spent 24 years in prison for robberies and a murder he did not commit. Roosevelt Glenn spent 17 […]
CHESS celebrated the achievements of its outstanding students at a luncheon held on October 26. Honorees included the recipients of the Lerner Memorial Scholarships and the Student Advisory Board. The Lerner scholars received support thanks to the generosity of History Professor Saul Lerner, who established the scholarships to honor his parents, Jacob and Yetta Lerner. […]