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School news

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 8:41 am

College

•Chelsea August and Stephanie Weigold, both of Columbia City, represented Huntington University's Omega Psi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at the national Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation on Oct. 24-26 in Dallas.

•Ivy Tech Northeast will hold a thrift shop to top shop fashion show, sponsored by the African American Male Initiative, to show men how to dress to get a job 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Student Life Center, North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive. The event will feature job-seeking tips, including how to tie a tie and work-appropriate hairstyles.

•First Lego League will hold a robotics building competition 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Public Safety Academy, Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing.

•Maleah Heck and Randi Shepherd will be guest speakers at IPFW's Domestic Violence Month Initiative's seventh Breaking Through the Silence event noon-1:15 p.m. Nov. 13 at Walb Student Union Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. A resource fair will be held afterward featuring agencies that serve victims of domestic violence.

•The regional “College Success Summit” takes place 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday at Indiana Tech, Andorfer Commons, Room 207, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. Registration: https://allencss.eventbrite.com/.

•Abdullah Eroglu, associate professor of electrical engineering at IPFW, is the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Research Award. His presentation, “Surfing With the Electromagnetic Waves: Radio Frequency Systems and Energy Applications,” is at 3 p.m. Friday at IPFW, Kettler Hall, Room 146, with a reception afterward in Kettler Hall, Room 154.

•The Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Office of Military Student Services will conduct the fourth annual Veterans Day Flag Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Veterans Day, outside on the IPFW Science Mall.

•The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at IPFW is sponsoring two events this month. A panel discussion honoring Chief Richardville, “A Portrait of Chief Richardville,” will be noon-1:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Walb Student Union Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.

Keynote speakers Maleah Heck and Randi Shepherd will share their triumphs over child abuse at the seventh annual “Breaking Through Silence: The Noise of Overcoming an Abusive Situation” noon-1:15 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Walb Student Union Ballroom. The presentation will feature a special performance by the Fort Wayne Ballet and a resource fair featuring agencies that serve victims of domestic violence. A free lunch will be served.

Miscellaneous

•The newly elected officers for the Mayor's Youth Engagement Council for 2013-14 are Ismael Aldave (South Side High School), Sarah Johnson (Bishop Luers High School), Nicole Keesling (Canterbury High School) and Sang Jun Parker (Homestead High School).

•Concordia Lutheran High School announced it will pursue a comprehensive campaign to raise funds for the high school and its foundation, Concordia Educational Foundation. Concordia has engaged Independent School Management of Wilmington, Del., to conduct the Campaign Readiness Study that will assist the campaign leadership in determining the size, shape and length of the campaign.

•Walter Li, a junior from Canterbury High School, captured first place in the annual Huntington University High School Mathematics Competition held Oct. 23 on campus. Canterbury High School received second place in team competition.

•Tecumseh branch library will celebrate the grand opening of its new Early Learning Center at 11 a.m. Saturday at 1411 E. State Blvd. The center, supported by a grant from PNC Foundation, is designed to encourage adult/child interactions to help preschoolers be better equipped when they enter school.

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