June 2014 Alumni Newsletter




CoT Alumni Newsletter - June 2014

Featured news:

CoT 50th: Looking back

The yearlong celebration of the College of Technology's 50th anniversary came to an end April 25 with a gala in Hangar 1 of Niswonger Aviation Technology Building. The party capped a 10-month celebration that highlighted each department, past and current employees, and glimpses of what's to come in the next 50 years.

See photos from the CoT 50th Gala.

The CoT 50th web site remains active. Check out the 50-year timeline of events, leave a memory or two of your time in the college, and read about the year's activities.

Alumni Profile:

Success is brewing for EET alum Brown

Justin Brown is no stranger to hard work or to chasing a dream. His dream of running his own successful business has taken him from Colorado ski country to an up-and-coming area of Indianapolis. For the last two years, he has been one of three partners in creating Fountain Square Brewery.

Read more.

News Briefs:

New degree program: technology leadership and innovation

With a focus on globalization and entire technology systems, the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation has restructured its curriculum. Three separate degree programs are being consolidated into an umbrella major: technology leadership and innovation.

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Purdue team readies for final EcoCAR 2 competition

Members of Purdue University’s EcoCAR 2 team will complete their three-year competition June 1-12, 2014, at GM's proving grounds in Milford, Michigan, and in Washington, D.C.

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Wensveen named Aviation Technology department head

John Wensveen, Ph.D., has been appointed professor and head of the Department of Aviation Technology at Purdue University. He will begin his new duties July 1, 2014. His 25-year career has included positions in higher education, aviation consulting, airlines, and project management.

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Alumni Day at Chicago's Lincoln Zoo

The College of Technology Alumni Board invites you and your family to join us as we visit a world of wildlife at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

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What Now for our 2014 graduates?

As the College of Technology’s May 2014 graduates transition to life after Purdue, we profiled a few to find out their future plans.

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Faculty, staff, students honored with awards

The College of Technology administration recognized 25 faculty, staff and students at its annual recognition luncheon May 2, 2014

Read more.

In the News

College of Technology faculty, staff and students have been in the news a lot this spring. Check out some of the stories, featuring cyber and homeland security, Technology graduates, and a new lab.

Read more.

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