Archive | April, 2008

2008 Indiana State USBC Bowling Tournament boon for Lafayette tourism

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette has been serving as host to the 2008 Indiana State USBC Open Championship Bowling Tournament every weekend since mid-February and will continue through the conclusion of the tournament on May 19, 2008. The event has brought nearly 5,000 bowlers and their families to the Greater Lafayette area over a 13-weekend period. […]

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Project Move Out lets Purdue students help local needy families

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University students moving out at the end of this semester will have the chance to donate usable items to the eighth annual Project Move Out, which will distribute items to needy families in the area. The event, sponsored by the Boiler Volunteer Network, will collect goods between 10 a.m. and […]

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Purdue graduates to take part in commencement ceremonies May 9-11

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will award degrees at five campuses and seven College of Technology locations throughout Indiana during commencement ceremonies in May. Commencement at the West Lafayette campus is scheduled for May 9-11 at Elliott Hall of Music. An estimated 5,947 degrees will be presented in four ceremonies that weekend, including 4,560 […]

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Free eye exams for service dogs at Purdue Small Animal Hospital

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will offer free eye exams May 12-16 for active working dogs. The exams will be available at the Small Animal Hospital to service dogs for the blind, assistance dogs for the handicapped, police dogs and specially trained search-and-rescue dogs. Dogs must be active “working dogs” […]

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Enrollment hits all-time high for Purdue College of Technology at Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A record number of students have enrolled in classes the past two semesters at the Purdue University College of Technology’s location at Lafayette, officials have reported. Jon Aull, location director for the College of Technology at Indianapolis and Lafayette, said enrollments reached all-time highs in both the fall 2007 and spring […]

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Indiana in Focus: Census Bureau Pre-Primary Snapshot

WASHINGTON, DC — With its primary on May 6, Indiana’s 2007 population of about 6.3 million includes a higher percentage of the non-Hispanic white-alone population and a lower percentage of Hispanics than the nation as a whole, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics. About 59 percent of Indiana’s voting-age citizens cast a ballot in the […]

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