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Center for Urban and Regional Excellence

Welcome to the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence

The Center for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE) at Indiana University Northwest engages the University and the community in the creation of positive, sustainable and impactful programs and initiatives.  CURE works collaboratively with organizations in all sectors to promote continued learning, solution-based interaction and mutually-beneficial partnerships in our communities.

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Upcoming Events

Behind the Badge: A Female and Minority Perspective
Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10:00am - 11:30am in Bergland Auditorium

At this panel discussion, female and minority law enforcement officers will share their perspectives on what it means to be a public servant today. Attendees will also have an opportunity to speak to representatives from local law enforcement agencies about the potential employment opportunities.

This event is free and registration is encouraged, but not required.

To register, please visit the Crossroads YMCA Beind the Badge registration page or call the Crossroads YMCA at (219) 750-1082. Step-by-step registration instructions.

Prepare to Serve and Protect: Police Candidate Training Workshop
Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8:00am - 2:15pm at the IU Northwest campus

This workshop will provide those interested in applying for local law enforcement positions with tips and techniques useful in advancing through the hiring process. IU Northwest SPEA faculty will lead participants in sessions aimed at enhancing both test-taking and interview skills, which will be followed by the opportunity to participate in a mock interview (interviewers will include experienced, local law enforcement officials). YMCA physical fitness professionals, assisted by law enforcement volunteers, will coach participants on how they can succeed in reaching the state mandated standards for physical fitness testing. Attendees will also have an opportunity to speak to representatives from local law enforcement agencies about the potential employment opportunities.

Registration and a $10 fee are both required to participate in this workshop.

To register, please visit the Crossroads YMCA Taining Workshop registration page or call the Crossroads YMCA at (219) 750-1082. Step-by-step registration instructions.

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Phone Number:

(219) 980-6978

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Mailing Address:

Center for Urban and Regional Excellence
Indiana University Northwest
Library Conference Center, Room 203
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408

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