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Ivy Tech-Lafayette Nursing students hold cornhole tournament to help fight breast cancer

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nursing students at Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, October 2, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the college’s Lafayette campus located at 3101 S. Creasy Lane. Proceeds will be donated to help fight breast cancer. Cost to enter the tournament is $10 per person. […] Read the full story

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Alorica fulfills promise to Lafayette; 600 new positions created

ATLANTA, GA. — Ryla, an Alorica company, announced the creation of 600 new jobs, to be located at Alorica’s existing Lafayette, IN call center facility, due to expanded customer service needs of one of Ryla’s clients. The new business will provide customer service support for a Fortune 50 company, and allow Alorica to fulfill its […] Read the full story

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Science on Tap to highlight global differences of how we age

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University anthropology professor Sharon Williams on Thursday (Sept. 23) will talk about how Americans age as compared to people in other countries as part of the Science on Tap lecture. The talk, “On Acronyms and Old Age: WHO, NSHAP and How We Age Around the World,” will begin at 6 […] Read the full story

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Purdue police step up patrols in high-volume traffic areas

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police will have extra officers patrolling the streets from Sept. 20-26 in order to curb aggressive driving and speeding. The extra police presence is an extension of the education and enforcement campaign that has been under way for pedestrian safety on and around campus. Since Aug. 23, Purdue and […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech’s 8th Annual College Transfer Fair set for Oct 6

LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Ivy Tech Community College is gearing up for its 8th Annual College Transfer Fair on October 6 from 11am to 3pm in Ivy Hall located at 3101 South Creasy Lane. The College Transfer Fair was established to advise students on how their educational experience at Ivy Tech Community College could easily be […] Read the full story

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$1.5 million grant to go to improving heart health of African-Americans in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Reducing the incidence of heart disease in the high-risk African-American population in Indiana is the aim of a new $1.5 million grant at Purdue University. “Heart disease not only can lead to premature death but also affect the quality of life for many individuals,” said Mohan J. Dutta, professor of health […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 September 2019