Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work put in and out of the classroom by students, parents, teachers, coaches, families and friends culminate in one event, with everyone across the school celebrating the same thing, it's just awesome.
Representatives of the United Way of LaPorte County, NIPSCO, and Dwyer Instruments stopped by Lake Hills Elementary School in Michigan City on June 20 to present backpacks, books, and a ceremonial check to teachers and children taking part in Michigan City Area Schools' summer “Kindergarten Countdown” program.
In response to growing and diverse career opportunities in the business of professional and intercollegiate sports and athletics, Purdue University Northwest is introducing this fall a Sports Management major within its Bachelor of Science in Business degree program.
The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) competed in a military field meet against Portage and South Bend Riley MCJROTCs. The competition had five events- a speed/equilibrium event, nicknamed the “Dizzy Izzy,” a stretcher relay, a fireman’s carry relay, a one mile relay, and the tug-of-war. The meet was very close, with Michigan City and Portage tying for first, and Riley right behind.
We at Ideas in Motion Media covered 44 high school and college graduations throughout Northwest Indiana.
Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Congratulations to all students, parents, teachers and staff from Michigan City High School for supporting our strong end to the school year. This was an exceptional year with many achievements and awards.
Purdue University Northwest received a $92,260 GenCyber Grant jointly from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support two free cybersecurity camps for high school students this month at the Hammond Campus.
Student producers of Purdue University Northwest’s weekly television program, The Calumet Roundtable, earned a video production award from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA) for a recent episode featuring an interview of “Mama” Charlotte O’Neal, a founding member of the Kansas City Black Panther Party.