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Clark Hamilton overcomes hardships to earn college degree 50 years after start

Clark Hamilton overcomes hardships to earn college degree 50 years after start

| May 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Clark Hamilton is living proof that there’s truth in time-honored ideas—ideas like “it’s never too late to accomplish a goal” and “perseverance pays off.” Last week, Hamilton graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) with a bachelor’s degree in general studies after waiting 50 years to achieve that goal. At age 67, Hamilton […]

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Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

| February 23, 2014

IPFW held a panel discussing the critical role of fathers in the development of children in the African American community during “Fathers: The First Class Seat.”

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Funding disparity leads to closer look at IPFW governance structure

Funding disparity leads to closer look at IPFW governance structure

| February 19, 2014

IPFW has the fifth largest student population among state institutions but ranks next-to-last in funding per full time equivalent.

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IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

| February 4, 2014

( Click the images below to view them larger. Scroll down for links to the PDF files. ) 2014 IPFW BHM Events Fathers: The FIRST CLASS SEAT Sister: An African American Life in search of JUSTICE Feb. 5,12,19,26 Wednesday Night Film Series Featuring “Hidden Colors” IPFW Housing Clubhouse 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 “Are […]

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Dr. John Aden to speak at IPFW Native Tongue Lecture Series

Dr. John Aden to speak at IPFW Native Tongue Lecture Series

| November 14, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The College of Arts and Sciences of IPFW is scheduled to present John Aden, PhD., executive director of the African/African American Historical Society and Museum of Fort Wayne as part of the Native Tongue Lecture Series, at 6 p.m., Nov. 21 in Neff 101. Aden, a graduate of Paul Harding High School, who earn […]

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The March on Washington 50 Years On: Fort Wayne Echoes of Dr. King’s Dream

The March on Washington 50 Years On: Fort Wayne Echoes of Dr. King’s Dream

| August 21, 2013

August 28, 2013, marks 50 years since the momentous March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech.” Join UC² and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs as we mark the anniversary of this event by welcoming to IPFW members of the community with a direct connection to the great march.

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