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School news

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 1:18 pm

College

•IPFW will hold the Northeast Indiana Career Enrichment career fair 12:30-4:30 p.m. April 11 at IPFW's Athletics Center Fieldhouse, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. About 80 employers and 170 recruiters will attend the event.

•The University of Saint Francis offers a writing seminar 9-11:30 a.m. April 13 and a digital literacy strategy seminar 9-11 a.m. April 27, both in Doermer Center for Health Science Education, Room 156 A/B, 2701 Spring St. Cost is $20 for one seminar or $30 for both. A free webinar is offered at 4 p.m. April 24. Registration: Nancy Hankee at 399-7700, Ext. 8405 by April 5.

•Sophomores in the Department of Architecture at the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning are working with the University of Saint Francis and the Fort Wayne Community Development Division to design a mixed-use project across from the USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.

•IPFW Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein recommended to the Purdue University trustees that Jeffrey R. Anderson be appointed as the vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective July 1.

•IPFW made staff announcements: Kimberly Wagner as chief of staff; George S. McClellan as vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management; Krissy Creager as director of the Student Life office; and James Velez as Student Life activities coordinator.

•Tine University will hold a Take Back the Night rally and march to observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month at 6:30 p.m. April 10 on the north lawn of Best Hall, or in Best Hall, Room 229, in case of inclement weather. Candice Hall of Fort Wayne will speak at 7 p.m. A march takes place at 7:30 p.m., and concludes with a candlelight vigil.

•Will Stauffer, a junior communication studies major from Churubusco, has been elected student body president of Huntington University for the 2013-2014 school year.

•Vincennes University will hold spring PreVU visitation days April 5-6 and April 19-20. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. at the Beckes Student Union, Second Street at Indianapolis Avenue. Program is free and lunch is provided with advance registration at www.vinu.edu/preview. Call 1-800-742-9198 for more information.

•The National Science Foundation awarded Goshen College a five-year grant of $598,000 to provide need-based Leaf Scholarships to academically talented first-generation college students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

•Indiana Tech's registration deadline for Session 7 of the graduate program in the College of Professional Studies is April 19. Session 7 runs from May 5 through June 15. Indiana Tech is at 1600 E. Washington Blvd. Call 1-800-288-1766 or visit www.IndianaTech.edu/CPS.

•The Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast to offer these degrees: Associate of Science and an Associate of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management/Logistics, Associate of Science in Hospitality Administration, and a Technical Certificate in Public Safety Technology. Each new academic program will begin fall semester 2013. Call 482-9171 or visit www.ivytech.edu for more information.

Miscellaneous

•Applications are being accepted for a scholarship from the Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute. Applicants must be high school seniors pursuing an associate or bachelor degree; parent, care-giver or student must be a current APRI member; and a resident of northeast Indiana (east of Indiana 15 and north of Indiana 18). Two $500 scholarships will be awarded. Applications: Rachel Bennett Steury at rachellou@hotmail.com or 837-8938 by May 3.

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