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Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

| April 14, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—With the cost of education continually rising, many college-bound students may be wondering how they are going to make ends meet. While there are numerous scholarship offers available at the front end of qualified student’s secondary education ventures, funds often can get tight later on, particularly in one’s junior and senior years. One option […]

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Mike Downs Center sponsors showing of civil rights films at Cinema Center

Mike Downs Center sponsors showing of civil rights films at Cinema Center

| March 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Mike Downs Center for Indiana politics is sponsoring a one-time showing of the documentaries,”No Easy Walk: 1961-1963″ and “A Bridge to Freedom” at 7 p.m., March 17 at the Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St A discussion with writer a director James A. Devinney and IPFW Associate Professor Quinton Dixie is scheduled to […]

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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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