Join Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Social Work Program in Confronting the Regional Opioid Crisis on Thursday, March 29 at 8:30 am – 4 pm. Participants will consider the depth of the opioid crisis, explore solutions and enhance community response. Narcan training and hands only CPR will be taught. The event will take place at the Westville ...read more ... Confront the Regional Opioid Crisis with the PNW Social Work Program
CHESS Lecture Series presents Censorship and Information Control from the Inquisition to the Present with Dr. Ada Palmer
The College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences and The Department of English present… Ada Palmer Censorship and Information Control from the Inquisition to the Present Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:30 PMread more ... CHESS Lecture Series presents Censorship and Information Control from the Inquisition to the Present with Dr. Ada Palmer
Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Building Community Through the Arts program is hosting a poetry slam event at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. The event will provide a platform for poets to perform an originally written piece under the theme “Still I Rise,” Maya Angelou’s classic poem of resiliency.read more ... PNW poetry slam showcases Black History Month
Purdue University Northwest Human Development and Family Studies Undergraduate program receives NCFR CFLE approval
Congratulations to our Human Development & Family Studies Master’s program on their new Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) designation! Newly enrolled students of this program now qualify to complete a CFLE-approved program application. Read more about it in the Purdue University Northwest News.read more ... Purdue University Northwest Human Development and Family Studies Undergraduate program receives NCFR CFLE approval
PNW had 11 students participate in the American Model United Nations International Conference Nov. 18-21, 2017 at the Chicago Sheraton. This is Dr. Rinker’s 7th year taking a Model UN Team to AMUN and she does so as part of POL 433 International Organizations (EXL) Model UN. AMUN is the second largest Model UN Conference in the country, ...read more ... PNW Students Perform Well at Model UN Conference!
“Defending their own in the Cold: Mexican and Puerto Rican Art in the City from 1968 to the Age of Trump”
Featuring Professor Marc Zimmermanread more ... “Defending their own in the Cold: Mexican and Puerto Rican Art in the City from 1968 to the Age of Trump”
Featuring Professors Michael Zuckert and Nancy R. Dreuxread more ... “Presidential War Powers and the Constitution”
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The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences has two exciting events lined up on Thursday, October 5th in honor of Hispanic Heritage month. At 12:30pm in SULB they will welcome guest speaker Dr. Marc Becker, Professor of Latin American History at Truman State University. Becker will lecture on The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador ...read more ... Hispanic Heritage Month Events
Check out our Mayan Procession Art Reception on Thursday October 5, 2017 on the Hammond Campus. The event will be held in the Student Union and Library Building in Alumni Hall from 4pm – 6pm. Our own Professor of Latin American History, Kenneth Kincaid will deliver opening remarks followed by a group walk-and-talk with noted ...read more ... Mayan Procession in the News!
Did you know in addition to our Facebook page, the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences (CHESS) now has their own Instagram and Twitter account! You can follow us @pnw_chess. Now you can stay up to date with all of the different events and activities going on in our college. Look for fun facts about ...read more ... Now you can follow us @pnw_chess!
On July 1st, 2017 the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences welcomed a new Dean and a new Director to the School of Education & Counseling. Dean Elaine Carey comes to us from Queens New York with more than 25 years of higher education experience, most recently serving as History Department Chair at St. John’s ...read more ... Exciting changes for the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences!
Congratulations to Professor Neil Nemeth who was presented with Advisor of the Year for his work with the PNW Pioneer. Dr. Nemeth is also currently serving as Interim Associate Dean to the College of Humanties, Education, and Social Sciences.read more ... Dr. Neil Nemeth earns Advisor of the Year!
PNW professor Dr. Jose Castro-Urioste will be featuring his work at Crown Point Community Theatre Calavera Theatre Co. proudly presents “Ceviche en Pittsburgh” by Dr. Jose Castro-Urioste in association with Crown Point Community Theatre (1125 Merrillville Road, Crown Point) April 27 (at 8 pm), 28 ( at 8 pm), and 29 ( 2 pm and 8 ...read more ... "Ceviche en Pittsburgh" by Dr. Jose Castro-Urioste
On Monday, February 27th the HDFS Discipline held a screening of “None of Us are Free Until All of Us are Free” by Alicia Garza. “None of Us are Free Until All of Us are Free” is a lecture by Alicia Garza. Alicia Garza is the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance as well ...read more ... HDFS Discipline Holds Screening of “None of Us are Free Until All of Us are Free”
The Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) Student Group is having a food drive for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. They will be collecting donations between March 20th-24th, 2017 Their collection box can be found in the Porter Student Lounge on the Hammond Campus. Your donation is greatly appreciated. Items needed include: Oatmeal Cereal Soups Chili Stews Canned Meat Tuna Vegetables Beans Rice Pasta Canned Fruitread more ... HDFS Student Group will be collecting donations for the Food Bank of NWI
The Center for Global Studies sponsored an event to highlight the on-going humanitarian crisis associated with the war in Syria. Shadi Martini, Senior Syria advisor, Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees held a discussion and gave a presentation during which he shared his personal experiences, discussed his efforts to ameliorate human suffering, and spoke about the ...read more ... “The Realities Behind the Syrian Refugee Crisis”
Two of Purdue University Northwest’s recent Social Work graduates were featured in a Post-Tribune article detailing their practicum experience and how it has given them hands on knowledge. Their article in the Post-Tribune can be found here.read more ... Two Purdue University Northwest Social Work Graduates "Ready to Take on the World"
An ISPR (Institute for Social and Policy Research) 2015 Indiana Youth Survey, was polled which asked questions of about 5,500 sixth- through 12th-graders in Porter County. The survey was sought to find the major risk factors among youth drug abuse in Porter County. The findings from the survey were presented by Agus Surachman and Eric ...read more ... Job Well Done By Agus Surachman and Eric Goodcase!
Congratulations José Castro-Urioste on His Recent Publication “Es la ficción la que inventó al ser humano”
Professor Castro-Urioste had the opportunity to interview José Maria Merino while visiting Spain. Mr. Merino is a writer from Spain with more than 40 titles published and a member of the Real Academia de la Lengua. Recently, the interview has been accepted to be published in La Jornada Semanal, in Mexico. La Jornada is one ...read more ... Congratulations José Castro-Urioste on His Recent Publication "Es la ficción la que inventó al ser humano"