News and Events

IPO hosts the 2013 International Photo, Essay and Video Contest.

November 21, 2013

Winners and participants of the IPO photo, essay and video contest
The 2013 IPO International Photo, Essay & Video contest invited PUC students, staff and alumni to share their cross-cultural experiences..

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PUC international students discuss Culture Shock

October 9, 2013

International Students taking part in the Culture Shock event
PUC International Students were guests at the panel “Culture Shock” hosted by Student Activities.

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International PUC Alumni Stories: Santoh Ramu

July 30, 2013

Purdue Calumet Student Santosh Ramu
Alumni giving back to Purdue Calumet is only one confirmation that the PUC experience is a experience for a lifetime. Read about the reasons behind the financial donation of Santosh Ramu from India.

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Picnic Day for the IPO staff

July 24, 2013

images of chips, cupcakes, watermelon and other food at the picnic.
The IPO Staff picnic is held once a month, and is a great way for our staff to enjoy the summer. Great food and great company make for great time! :-)

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IPO welcomes Dr. Maria Luisa Garcia – Verdugo.

July 8, 2013

Dr. Maria Luisa Garcia-Verdugo
Please join us in wishing a warm welcome to Dr. Maria Luisa Garcia-Verdugo as the new Interim Executive Director of the International Programs Office!

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Farewell Dr. Pennywell.

June 13, 2013

Dr. Judith Pennywell
The International Programs Office wishes farewell and good luck to Dr. Judith Pennywell, who has accepted a new position at the University of Miami.

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IPO Airport Pick-Ups: Welcoming students at O’Hare Airport

January 22, 2013

Purdue University Calumet Welcome sign
Coming to a new country can be overwhelming experience, but finding your way from the airport to your new home can be an interesting and smooth ride!

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Our students share the Christmas traditions.

January 3, 2013

Photos of the dessert table - with cupcakes and various types of cookies
Christmas is a time of sharing with others, and our international students have something very special to share – their culture. Read a blog post by our Graduate Assistant Nevenka Stefanovska about an interesting visit ...

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ELP End of Semester Party in full swing

December 18, 2012

three photos of the end of the semester party for the English as a Second Language Party.
After a semester full of hard work, grammar, writing, listening /speaking, academic study, comprehension and lots of practice, our hardworking students deserve a celebration in style.

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We are again featured in the news!

November 27, 2012

Group Photo of International students enrolled at Purdue Calumet holding up a foam finger showing the Chicago Bulls are number 1
“Purdue University continues to have the second-largest international student population among U.S. public universities and is fourth overall, according to a report released Nov. 12 by ...

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