Emma Rafuse Wins Summit League Championship

Emma Rafuse 1The best Summit League women’s cross country student-athlete all year was at her best on the most important day of the season Saturday. Purdue Fort Wayne’s Emma Rafuse cruised to the Summit League Championship with a time of 20:32.92 in Omaha, Neb. She set a school record for a 6K and broke the Summit League Championship record.  Read The Journal Gazette Blog

Purdue Fort Wayne’s Emma Rafuse cruised to the Summit League championship with a time of 20:32.92 in Omaha, Nebraska, setting a school record for a 6K and breaking the Summit League championship record. Read The Journal Gazette Article

Emma Rafuse of Purdue Fort Wayne won the women’s race in 20:32.92. Rapid City Stevens graduates Kendra Dykstra was 22nd for SDSU (22:31.73) and Jamie Schweiss was 25th (22:43.35). Read the Rapid City Journal Story

Chancellor Elsenbaumer Talks About His First Year

Chancellor Elsenbaumer PhotoFewer people stumble over their words these days when they greet Ron Elsenbaumer as the chancellor of Purdue Fort Wayne, not IPFW.

The transition to PFW went smoother than expected, Elsenbaumer said. When he started a year ago, the school had a good plan of what needed to happen, and the campus responded “extremely well” amid complex changes. The community, as reflected in fewer name gaffes, quickly adapted, he said. Read The Journal Gazette Article

Andy Downs Talks Early Voting

Andy Downs

But early voting numbers aren’t necessarily an indicator of increased voter turnout, said Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Fort Wayne. Read The Journal Gazette Story

Early voting numbers do not necessarily reflect increased voter turnout, said Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Fort Wayne. Read the Daily Journal Article