Inform, Persuade, Entertain: Presentation and Public Speaking Skills Class in May

We are partnering with PNC’s Department of Communication to offer a non-credit program for people who want to improve upon their presentation and public speaking skills. There are no prerequisites for participating in this continuing education program, which is titled “Inform, Persuade and Entertain: Presentation and Public Speaking Skills.” This course, which is taught by Dr. Daniel […]

GRE Prep Program To Be Offered in Valpo

In partnership with PNC’s Mathematics/Statistics/Physics Department and Department of English and Modern Languages, we will be offering a GRE preparation program at the Porter County campus this summer. The program will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., starting on May 11th and ending on June 5th. Class […]

Summer Program Information Is Available Now!


Perception Is Reality: Business Etiquette Training with 1st Source Bank

Purdue University North Central was recently invited to offer business etiquette training to thirty professionals at 1st Source Bank. On Tuesday, February 10th, we joined trainers Susan Brychell and Leslie Plesac at South Bend’s DoubleTree Hotel for what was a very fun and educational event. Brychell and Plesac, who are Directors of PNC’s Porter County […]

Communications Summer Camp for High School Students

We are partnering with PNC’s Department of Communication to offer a Communications Camp for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors at PNC’s Westville campus in June! Regular camp activities will take place daily starting on Monday, June 22, 2015 and ending on Thursday, June 25, 2015. The camp will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. […]

Deadlines Extended: “Write Better Write Now” Workshops

As a result of severe winter weather, the “Write Better Write Now” workshop scheduled to take place at PNC’s Porter County campus in Valparaiso on 2/2 has been rescheduled for 2/16. The deadline to register is now Friday, 2/13 at 4:00 p.m. CST. The “Write Better Write Now” workshop scheduled to take place at PNC’s […]

What We’ve Learned and What’s Coming in 2015

In November, you were invited to participate in a survey as part of an effort to determine how PNC can best serve your continuing education needs.We had 139 people respond, which gave us more than the number of respondents we needed to have statistically representative survey results, given our acceptable error rate of 10%. We learned […]

“Write Better, Write Now” Seminars in February

We are partnering with PNC’s Department of English and Modern Languages and PNC’s Writing Center to offer non-credit seminars in February for high school students wishing to quickly improve their writing. These programs will be taught by Dr. Steven D. Vivian, published author, director of PNC’s Writing Center and linguistics expert. Participants in these single night […]

SAT Prep Programs in February: Register Now!

We are very excited to be offering, in partnership with Portage High School, PNC’s Mathematics/Statistics/Physics Department and PNC’s Department of English and Modern Languages, our SAT preparation programs at Portage High School in February! The math program will take place on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., starting on February 17th and […]

Inside Better-For-You Baking!

By Rebecca Vogelpohl Last week we had our second Healthy Living Seminar with Amelia Wilson, MBA RD CD, PNC visiting assistant professor of Health Studies. The session’s topic was “Better-for-You Baking”. Participants learned how to decrease fats in baked goods and how to increase fiber content by adding various fruits, vegetables, oats and whole grains. They were […]