Purdue University Northwest recently received designation as a StormReady university.
The certification applies to both PNW’s Hammond and Westville campuses, as well as the university’s Gabis Arboretum.
The National Weather Service and the Northern Indiana and Chicago StormReady Advisory Boards awards the recognition given to government organizations, schools and cities that demonstrate a proactive approach to preparing for severe weather events, according to a PNW news release.
The university has been recognized as a StormReady university for more than eight year with certifications given every three years, according to the release.
“We are proud to have earned this designation,” PNW Public Safety Director Brian Miller said in the release. “We have