Tag: IUPU-Fort Wayne

IPFW, Indiana National Guard launch innovative leadership partner program

It’s being called the first collaboration of its kind in Indiana — one that brings higher education and the military together to grow student skills ranging from leadership, ethical behavior and civic engagement to cultural awareness, critical thinking and problem solving. Announced earlier this fall, the partnership between Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and the… Read more »

Mastodon Job & Internship Fair set for Tuesday afternoon at IPFW

More than 150 local, national and international employers will descend upon Fort Wayne for the fall’s biggest job fair in northeast Indiana as IPFW hosts its Mastodon Job & Internship Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday at IPFW Fieldhouse in the Gates Sports Complex. More than 100 regional companies will be recruiting to fill… Read more »

IPFW welcomes Melissa L. Gruys as new Doermer School of Business dean

Melissa L. Gruys, formerly chair of management and international business at Wright State University’s Raj Soin College of Business, was recently named the new dean of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Richard T. Doermer School of Business. Gruys guided accreditation activities, curriculum development and new program creation while at Wright State and brings to her… Read more »

Innovate Indiana Blog to get a makeover and a new name. Stay tuned for the August 1 debut!

Exclamation points are generally a no-no when writing headlines. But here at the Innovate Indiana Blog, we’re going to make an exception — just this once — to make an important and exciting announcement. Effective Aug. 1, the Innovate Indiana Blog will have a newer, cleaner appearance and a different name to be revealed that… Read more »

Externships, internships and other real-life work exposure leads to opportunities, jobs for students at three of IU's regional campuses

During Innovate Indiana’s recent Education-to-Employment (E2E) Convergence event, educators and employers alike extolled the virtues of gaining real-time job experience while in school and the role that such programs play in securing employment upon graduation. One such pathway involves externships, which allow students to shadow experienced workers on the job and at times offer limited… Read more »

Eight IPFW students walk away with prizes, cash from 19th annual research symposium

  Eight students recently were announced as winners of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne’s 19th annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students — a record for the event — presented research in posters that were judged by faculty teams. Judging criteria included poster content, student presentation and… Read more »