Build Your Career HERE: Online Education
May30

Build Your Career HERE: Online Education

Education doesn’t always end after high school or even college. Even though life often takes us by the hand and drags us in directions we don’t expect, we have control over bettering ourselves for the sake of our career and personal development.  One way you can do this is through online education. Online education is great for working parents, seasoned professionals, and anyone that is just looking to keep their mind active. If you are in northeast Indiana, you have a variety of local colleges and universities that can guide you to your career and education goals. Whether you are looking into finally get that diploma or going for an advanced degree, these local institutions offer various programs that can help anyone take the next step in bettering their career. While I don’t have the time or space to cover every local college or university, here are a few that are developing easy to use online programs that will get you started on your higher education journey. Where to get an Online Education in Northeast Indiana? University of St. Francis USF is known for excellence in education and community involvement. It is no surprise that the degree programs available for online students are designed for busy individuals that are making the community a better place. According to the university, their online environment enables personal and professional transformation that prepares graduates for challenges in any functional area anywhere in the world. Business Nursing The purpose of the RN to BSN program is to allow licensed Registered Nurses with a diploma or Associates Degree to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.* Education The Department of Education offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to teacher licensure in thirteen areas. At the graduate level, the department offers a totally online Master of Arts in Teaching, Transition to Teaching licensure program in secondary education, and Master of Science in Education degree in Special Education. The fully online master’s degree in Special Education offers licensure in Mild Intervention and Intense Intervention. The Education Department, in conjunction with the Psychology Department, also offers an on campus Master of Science in Education degree in School Counseling.* *Statements from university program descriptions If you are looking to apply, fill out an application today! If you want to talk to an admissions representative, you can contact a team member for more information. Indiana Tech Indiana Tech has one of the most robust online programs in the area. If you are looking for a buffet of options, they are the school to pursue. Programs heavily represented are business, criminal justice and computer science, which are all great choices...

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LFW Weekly Fun File
Aug11

LFW Weekly Fun File

Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Look no further! LFW compiles a list of ongoings and events that we’re excited about every week! This is by no means an exhaustive list, and if you don’t quite see what you’re looking for, check out our events calendar. If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekly Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com or you can go ahead and submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. GNO: Junk Ditch Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. Girls Night Out at Junk Ditch Brewing Company! Have some great food, drinks and make some friends! The Global Leadership Summit Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12 The Global Leadership Summit is an amazing event giving people the opportunity for personal growth in their work, play, or personal lives. Invest in yourself and check it out. LET’S Showcase!, Let’s Comedy! Open House – Open Mic – Writer’s Room Hokey Pokey, and Let’s Comedy! Presents: Dave Waite Live in the Tiger Room. Friday, August 12 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, August 14 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, August 14 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Let’s Comedy is always full of awesome events! This weekend is jam packed with fun … from local showcases and open mics to Dave Waite, Let’s Comedy has it all! Bands on the Banks Saturday, August 13 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bringing people together to celebrate all the wonderful things in Fort Wayne! There will be great music, food trucks and drinks. Bring chairs, hammocks, whatever … and try biking or kayaking to the event! Jurassic Quest Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14 Dinosaurs. Giant, realistic dinosaurs. USF Downtown Open House Tuesday, August 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour the newest (awesome) addition to the USF campus … the downtown renovation! As always with anything awesome happening in the Fort, there will be music and food trucks while you explore the new building. Jeff Dunham, “Perfectly Unbalanced” Wednesday, August 17 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t Forget: Recurring events, such as the YLNI Farmer’s Market, Summer Nights at the Embassy, Friday Nights Live, and Rock the Plaza are all still happening this summer! For a complete list of events (including the weekly fun) check out our calendar! Remember, this isn’t all Fort Wayne has to offer. Get out and have some fun this weekend! We can’t wait to see you around our city!...

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LFW Fun File
Oct01

LFW Fun File

We have a little bit of everything for you this week on our LFW Fun File. Please enjoy! As always, if you want to see your event on our LFW Fun File, email us at info@livingfortwayne.com! Check out our calendar for even more events. 1. Jazz Guitarist Kevin Eubanks in Concert with the IPFW Jazz Ensemble 2. 2015 Bust A Move 3. Sci-Fi Central 4. 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5. M.I.A.M.I.-Wikiami cattail matting 6. Better Block Days! 7. Philharmonic Masterworks 1 – Rachmaninoff and Dvorak 8. University of Saint Francis 125th Anniversary Mass & Reception  9. Trees Trail Challenge 10. Let’s Comedy! – Bobcat...

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The Classical College Music Scene
Feb04

The Classical College Music Scene

Do you like acoustical guitar? Perhaps a flute concert? Maybe a good brass ensemble or an orchestra would sound good right now. Well, stop and check out some of the collegiate sounds that Fort Wayne has to offer. First of all, be sure to keep a weather eye open for visiting college groups. An example would be the St. Olaf Choir, from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. This group, which features 75 voices, will perform at First Presbyterian Church on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. If this choir is anything like their television Christmas specials, you won’t want to miss this event! Fort Wayne, home to a variety of universities and colleges, is also the place to experience a good amount of quality music – especially when it comes as the result of university-level instruction. Both students and instructors perform routinely throughout the school year, giving solo, ensemble, and full-out formal concerts that members of the Fort Wayne community are welcome to enjoy. Many of the musical offerings come from the Rhinehart Music Center at Indiana University-Purdue University. Large concerts are held in the Auer Performance Hall, a beautiful stage space that can hold around 1,500 audience members. A smaller performance area, the Rhinehart Recital Hall, is a more intimate setting for solo recitals and ancient music performances. Coming up on February 23, (Monday at 7:30 p.m.), the IPFW/Fort Wayne Community Orchestra will present a concerto and aria concert, featuring recent winners of the University’s concerto/aria competition. Music will include Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto in E flat, three opera solos, and a trombone concerto by the British composer Bourgeoise. If you want to see something on a Thursday night, try out the Wind Ensemble Concert, March 5 at 7:30. It’s always a glittering sight, seeing all those flutes and trumpets lined up in rows before the podium. If quieter, smaller ensembles are more to your taste, then you might want to listen to a guitar studio showcase. IPFW is holding a variety of guitar concerts and recitals – as is the University of Saint Francis. USF will be holding their guitar concert on April 21, at 7 p.m. This concert will be held at their North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street. IPFW’s guitars will make several performances, including Saturday, March 28 (the Canadian Guitar Quartet, 7:30 p.m.) and the Guitar Ensemble Recital (April 15, 7:30 p.m.). And don’t forget about quality piano music. Maybe you want to sample some of the Summit City’s best piano work – well, look no further. Several piano events are happening this semester at IPFW, including an alumni recital with Jason Simon, (Feb....

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