Class Notes

Aviation Technology

  • Matt Weaver ’99 and his wife, Jessi (Purdue ’99) welcomed son Luke Russell to their family January 28, 2012. They live in Indianapolis. (11/12)

Building Construction Management

  • Kurt Gleason (AS ’83) supervised the blasting of a new commercial cavern entrance south of Corydon, Ind., as part of his job at Rock Management Services LLC. He lives in Ramsey, Ind. (11/12) (See photo).
  • Matt Weaver ’99 and his wife, Jessi (Purdue ’99) welcomed son Luke Russell to their family January 28, 2012. They live in Indianapolis. (11/12)
  • Benjamin Cox ’05 and his wife, Shannon (Purdue ’06), welcomed daughter Adalyn DiAnn to their family Feb. 4, 2013. (5/13) (See photo)

Computer and Information Technology

  • Steve Brohard CIT’70/OLS ’74, has been elected chair of the Winnsboro Texas Economic Development Corporation, chair of the Winnsboro Texas Four Corners Foundation and president of Headway, an organization focusing on youth at risk. He is CEO of Strategic Consulting International. (5/13)
  • Tom Scarborough ’97 and his wife, Jennifer, welcomed their son Thomas Lee to their family March 9, 2012. They live in Naperville, Ill. (11/12)
  • Shawn Brooks ’99 and his wife, Halle (Purdue ’01), welcomed daughter Rachel Kayelee to their family Sept. 1, 2011. She joined brother, Evan, at home. (5/13) (See photo)

Computer Graphics Technology

  • Stacey (Strickler) Gipson ’02 has been promoted to insurance compliance analyst at Western Southern Financial Group in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (11/12)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology

  • Brandon Stevens ’98 was featured on the new Purdue Innovation and Commercialization Center web site as an alumnus who “connects student innovators and hobbyists with specialized electronics.”  (5/13)

Industrial Technology

  • Scott Paul ’10 is a metallurgical engineer for Remy International in Anderson, Ind., a worldwide leader in starter motors, alternators and hybrid motors. (5/13) (See photo)

Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Hector Cervoni '82 is a facility maintenance section manager for AbbVie Biotechnology. He lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (8/13)
  • C. Todd Henry ’90 is plant manager for the a facility start-up for Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division in Athens, Ga. He will oversee the design and construction of the new one-million-square foot facility and will lead the facility in the fabrication, painting, and assembly of mini hydraulic excavators and small track type tractors. (3/12)

Organizational Leadership and Supervision

  • Mathew Canada ’08 earned his MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in December 2012. After a five-year stint with Target Corporation in a variety of positions, he accepted a job with a consulting firm in Chicago in March 2013. “I credit Purdue with providing me a solid foundation on which to build a career and provide learning experiences that will last a lifetime,” he says. (5/13)
  • Jill Carnell ’99 is chief counsel to the Indiana House of Representatives Republican Caucus. She lives in Indianapolis. (11/12)