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Indiana University South Bend Chancellor Terry L. Allison has named Dr. Peter Bushnell the 2017 Chancellor’s Professor. Bushnell is professor of Physiology and has been teaching at IU South Bend since 1993. The Chancellor’s Professor honors a full professor or librarian with highly meritorious performance in all areas of work. It recognizes a record of extensive accomplishment and leadership in teaching, research and…

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Indiana University South Bend and Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) have started a partnership that will help students earn an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Students at SMC who earn an Associate of Applied Science Nursing degree (RN) now have a pathway to earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Science at IU South Bend. Admissions standards and course…

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A large crowd on a beautiful day helped celebrate the opening of Pfeil Field, the new home of the IU South Bend women's softball team. South Bend business and civic leader Richard “Dick” Pfeil was recognized for his gift that funded improvements to the softball facility at Veterans Memorial Park. In recognition of the improvements to the park, the City of South Bend…

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The 16th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series at the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics at IU South Bend gets underway on Thursday, September 14 and runs through November 2. Each lecture is from 7–8 p.m. in Wiekamp Hall, Room 1001. The lectures are free and open to the public. Sept. 14 Developing Your Entrepreneurial Skills Amish Shah, President and CEO, Kem Krest Sept. 21 Growing a Local Business From…

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1 Million Cups, an organization founded by the Kauffman Foundation to grow and sustain a successful entrepreneurship community, has launched in South Bend. The weekly event brings together entrepreneurs and the Michiana community over coffee and conversation Local entrepreneurs who are about to start businesses to those who have been operating business for up to five years are encouraged to participate in South Bend’s 1 Million Cups to gain community…

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