Details Coming on New IPFW Alumni Association

Posted: Updated:
The event will be held Thursday at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center. The event will be held Thursday at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center.
FORT WAYNE -

The name and logo of the new alumni association that will serve graduates of the IPFW campus will be unveiled Thursday evening in Fort Wayne. The need for the organization arose from the agreements by Purdue University and Indiana University to end joint oversight of the school. The alumni association will be independent of the Purdue and IU alumni associations.

The announcement will take place during the annual Mastodon Roast at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center. In September, the IPFW Office of Advancement began working with LaBov Marketing Communications and Training in Fort Wayne to develop a brand and strategy for the association.

Vice Chancellor for Advancement Angie Fincannon says "we are excited to be able to share this news in an official capacity. The Mastodon Roast is the perfect venue to reveal what we believe will change our campus and our community for the better."

IPFW says it has more than 59,000 alumni. You can connect to more details by clicking here.

  • Perspectives

    • The Importance of Strategic Planning

      How many years have you put work-life balance on your list of New Year's resolutions? Every day, I see so many business owners struggle with the same issues: working 60+ hours each week, not being able to remember the last time they had a vacation, and simply feeling like it's up to them to do it all in their business. After working with countless business owners to identify and overcome their challenges, I've realized the most common root cause is a lack of strategic planning.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Nestl√© Planning $80M Anderson Expansion

      Nestlé USA has unveiled plans to invest nearly $80 million into its Anderson operations. Our partners at The Herald Bulletin report the company will purchase new equipment for the facility and add 30 jobs.

    • Sports Corp Seeks $25M For 4-Year Stretch

      The first-ever State of Sports address from the president of the Indiana Sports Corp. included a major fundraising announcement. Ryan Vaughn says the new Indy Championships Fund will push to raise $25 million to support a four-year stretch of major events that ISC says will be "unlike anything Indianapolis has enjoyed in the past." The organization says events during that time are expected to deliver a $670 million economic impact.

    • Electric Works Lands State Incentives

      The first phase of a major redevelopment project in downtown Fort Wayne will receive state assistance. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has awarded a conditional tax credit for Electric Works, a mixed-use innovation district located at the former GE campus. The incentive is part of the IEDC's Industrial Recovery Tax Credit program, used to boost investment in the redevelopment of former industrial facilities. Developers are projecting an initial investment of more than...

    • Well-Known Real Estate Firm Expanding to Fort Wayne

      Texas-based Keller Williams Realty Inc. has announced plans to open its first office in downtown Fort Wayne. Financial details of the real estate company's investment in the location were not immediately disclosed, however the expansion will bring at least 35 jobs to the Allen County city.

    • Tastings Unveils 'Wine Truck'

      Tastings in Indianapolis is taking wine mobile. The Tastings Wine Truck has making the rounds in the city. Owner Ross Bailey says he saw a need for wine offerings at local events that often only serve beer. The wine bar unveiled the truck, a restored 1952 International Harvester Metro, Thursday at its downtown location.