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Innovate WithIN

Innovation and problem-solving are synonymous. Successful new products and services simply solve real problems for real people. The most successful innovations solve those problems at scale. Earlier this month, problem-solving was on full display when Purdue University Northwest and the Society of Innovators at PNW hosted the Region 6 (Northwest...

MCAS Safe Harbor

MCAS Safe Harbor Robotics Team As I celebrate February as Youth Leadership Month, I am proud to reflect on the 10 years I have spent in the field of Youth Leadership in Northwest Indiana. After 5 years teaching elementary and middle school, I transitioned into the role of Development Manager...

Love Your Library

The library is not just a place of books anymore. Libraries are essential community centers thatoffer classes, online research tools, meeting spaces, and materials to help you in your businessendeavors. Libraries are a special place that is unlike any other and they are essential tocommunities.Who we areLa Porte County...

National Mentoring Month

During these tumultuous times, SCORE’s SLATE mentoring methodology, which all SCORE mentors must know prior to providing services to our clients, provides continued guidance on how we do business and interact with the business owners we serve:  Stop and Suspend JudgmentListen and LearnAssess & AnalyzeTest Ideas & Teach with ToolsExpectations...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

To quote former President Bill Clinton, “ In the new economy, information, education and motivation is everything.” What seems new is actually old. On the eve of his birthdate we recognize that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  included in his fight for Civil Rights economic equality as well. He...

Concept to Commercialization

Purdue University Northwest’s Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center (PNW/CMEC) initiated the “Concept to Commercialization” (C2C) program to offer startup education and support to entrepreneurs. The Federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) has financially supported PNW’s unique entrepreneurial program in Northwest Indiana (NWI) since October, 2019. An ultimate goal of C2C is...

Year-End Tax Advice

No matter your specific tax situation, it’s a good idea to review key areas before the end of December to ensure you’re making the most of your tax filing circumstances for 2020. 1. Defer your income Income is taxed in the year it is received, so if you can defer the...