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Stories Celebrating our Donors, and our Deserving Students

Invest in the life of an IU Northwest student

Philanthropic donors who believe in the power of an IU Northwest education enable success, positioning our students to be the region’s future leaders, professionals, and global thinkers.

Ambitious Campaign has IU Uniting 'For All'

IU Northwest intends to raise $8 million by bicentennial year to support students, faculty, learning environments, and a healthier region.

Alumni Association Honors Those Who Give Back To Campus

Alumnus Garry Aloia receives Outstanding Service Award and Dee Dotson receives Student Spirit Award at 2015 Homecoming Breakfast.

IU Northwest Shows Gratitude for the Bellamy's Enduring Commitment

Cal and Cathy Bellamy to be honored at Chancellor's Medallion celebration.

Students Have Fun Giving Back During Philanthropy Week 2015

KanJam tournament yeilds 900+ pounds of food items for on-campus food pantry. 

November Events Bring Alumni Back Home, Celebrate Student Scholarships

November is a month dedicated to recognizing those who serve Indiana University Northwest and its students, and to celebrate its community of accomplished alumni. 

'Why I Give' - Nelson De Leon and Carol Wood

Investing in the future, gratitude for their own opportunities, drive this couple to support students.

IU Northwest Celebration to Benefit Student Scholarships

Two honorees to be awarded Chancellor's Medallion on Nov. 12, 2015.

A Legacy to Ensure IU Northwest's Future

Consider a charitabe bequest to make a high-impact, long-term gift.

Walk for the Hawks 5K Benefits Athletic Program

$9,000 raised to support the IU Northwest stduent-athlete experience.

NIPSCO: Committed to IU Northwest, and the Region it Serves

Supporting the campus is one of a myriad of ways the state's largest energy company works toward this goal.

Pursuing a Third Career, and Nailing It

Geology major Cesar Garcia never realized scholarships could support a student like him.

Endowment Brings Unique Opportunity to Business Students

Through his donation, William Nelson helps take investment education to a new level.

Generous gift helps Northwest Indiana's Medical School to renovate, expand.

The Medical and Dental Staff at Munster’s Community Hospital have generously decided to focus their philanthropy on local medical-related causes close to home.

‘It feels good to give back’

Despina Amanatidis of Valparaiso believes the opportunities that have helped her succeed must also be made available to others, and she feels a sense of responsibility for helping to make that a reality.

‘Education is the key to everything’

Sitting down with Tom and Sylvia Collins in their Chicago lakefront high-rise condominium, a warm and welcoming couple with deep ties to Indiana University, it’s clear you are in the company of folks who have done as well for others as they have for themselves.

‘I was able to breathe a little bit’

Indiana University Northwest student Datianna Tillman admits that it was sometimes a struggle growing up in a single-parent household with two younger siblings.

Devotion to IU runs deep for local doctors

Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest (IUSM-NW) is a better place thanks to people like Gustavo and Rebecca Galante, a married pair of local doctors whose desire to help their patients, their community and tomorrow’s physicians, fuels their busy schedule of giving back to all things IU.

Spotlight on Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana

Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana (CFNI) touches countless lives in Northwest Indiana. Among those lives are the students of Indiana University Northwest and IU School of Medicine – Northwest.

The Importance of Fostering a Culture of Commitment

It is a challenging and important task to keep scholarships funded and flowing to deserving students. Making sure the University programs that enrich students’ educations are supported is equally important, and universities depend heavily on the philanthropic support of friends of the University.

‘I am still part of the IU family’

His friends affectionately call him “Mr. IU.” It’s a title Gavin Mariano wears proudly. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more engaged alumnus.