College collects 250 dreams during MLK Day observance

Members of the Minority Technology Association (MTA) helped collect 250 dreams of students, faculty and staff as part of the college's observance of Martin Luther King day in January. Here is a small sample of the collection. The full collection will be placed online later this spring.

"I have a dream":

  • To be a racecar engineer and work for an Indy car team
  • Work towards not needing “Globalization and Diversity related efforts
  • Take the world over
  • Ace all my classes
  • For all my students to pass their classes
  • Collect up to date knowledge to educate future engineering students
  • To change someone’s life for the better
  • To be the best that I can be
  • Live like Christ
  • To have a family and make a lot of money with MET degree
  • To bet a B.S. in CGT and an M.B.A.
  • A free world void of hunger
  • Make a million dollars
  • Get a job
  • Be rich
  • Live in Colorado
  • To make a living doing what I love
  • Lead a design team at an automobile company
  • Find true happiness
  • Be a billionaire
  • Weather above 30 degrees so I can ride my Harley Davidson
  • Graduate on time, get a dream job, get married, and have kids
  • Get a fun job
  • To be the person my mom would have wanted me to be
  • Graduate and win the lottery
  • Not to freeze to death
  • Graduate from Purdue and have a successful career
  • To be the richest and most known man in the world
  • Go into space
  • Don’t ever give up
  • To travel the world
  • Graduate and get a job
  • Be happy
  • Star in a sitcom on Fox
  • To fly
  • Find personal peace and redesign all the bad sites on the internet
  • Graduate
  • Work on ESPN
  • Leave this planet
  • Invent an everyday house hold appliance
  • That everybody who deserves a 2nd chance gets one
  • Own a business and have a good family
  • Live the life I’ve always wanted and for my family to be happy forever
  • To influence others and give back to the world
  • Live happy
  • Make some kind of difference in the world, big or small
  • To be a Ninja Warrior
  • That college will become more affordable to everyone
  • To graduate and be able to provide for my family
  • To get an internship
  • To strive, to seek, to find, to never yield
  • Travel around the world
  • Spread my passion of fitness to all
  • To own my own company
  • To achieve success and define what true happiness is
  • To become successful and be able to raise a family and achieve all my goals
  • Develop optical computer
  • Be the change the world wants to see
  • To be creative and make things. To die happy
  • To enjoy what I do in life everyday
  • To graduate
  • To live in a foreign country for at least a year
  • Graduate
  • Graduate
  • Have college affordable for all students
  • Cure depression
  • Graduate with a job
  • Graduate and find a job
  • To live a happy life
  • Graduate
  • Build cabins in the mountains
  • To work at Kimberly Clark
  • Graduate and go on active duty as a US Air Force Officer
  • Graduate on time in December
  • To own my own Engineering firm one day
  • Everyone approached life thinking about “what I can do for you” instead of “what can you do for me”
  • Graduate with a job
  • To have happiness
  • Help under developed countries in health and technology around the world
  • World peace and prosperity
  • To actually finish what I start
  • To be a movie director
  • Graduate and get a job with the government
  • World Peace
  • To be a wife, mother, and a game producer
  • To work for Blizzard
  • To become a lead expert in aerospace defense
  • A world where all children are safe and free to dream big
  • Travel the world
  • Run a marathon on my 100th birthday
  • To graduate in 4 years
  • Win the lottery
  • For everyone to find true love
  • Peace on Earth
  • That all the people of the world finds that education opens the door of understanding and acceptance
  • To see all of time and space
  • Own my own business and become a successful black woman
  • To work for Microsoft
  • To be Batman’s girl
  • To be Batman
  • To be a construction project manager
  • To help people put their lives back together after tragedy strikes
  • To work for Mastercraft Boat Company
  • Have a GPA of 4.0
  • That people realize being yourself isn’t an insignificant action
  • To one day raise kids of my own
  • To be a monster truck driver
  • To make a difference
  • To work at Pixar
  • Graduate, get a job, and visit Greece and Rome
  • To never forget who I am
  • Make a pretty girlfriend
  • Design my own building
  • Graduate and find a job
  • To find Big Foot
  • To die happy
  • To find my live path in this world
  • Live Saved and be like Jesus Christ
  • To create jobs to sustain myself, my sees, parents, and others in need
  • To build my own rocket and fly to the moon
  • To enter World Bank and help people in poverty
  • To sail around the world
  • To not just survive college but to thrive on it
  • Live forever
  • To be give a 2nd chance at friendship
  • A good career
  • Graduate
  • Affordable tuition for all students preschool through college
  • To won a corvette
  • To be a dinosaur
  • Help others
  • Graduate
  • Restore my car
  • No one in the US will ever need food or shelter
  • Travel the world
  • To get a good job after college
  • To make a positive global impact using technology
  • To make an impact in technology
  • To be an animator or VFX artist
  • To work for Pixar as a character animator
  • To serve this country
  • To fly a plane with my wife and children in Ireland
  • To travel the world
  • To have fun
  • Get a job
  • That all my kids graduate college and get jobs
  • To be content with what I have
  • Have a nice house by a beach in Brazil
  • Make an animated movie
  • That it will be warm again
  • To be remembered for something big
  • Graduate with a 4.0 GPA
  • Fly a F22-Raptor
  • To help others live better
  • Graduate and be my own boss
  • Enlightenment
  • To own my own company one day
  • Manage a Fortune 500 Health Care Tech Firm
  • To visit each continent at least once
  • To be Batman’s partner (but not Robin)
  • To stop judging people
  • To help my community
  • To see all Cot majors be successful in their chosen field
  • See my children graduate from college
  • To run a marathon in every state
  • Become an artist
  • To marry my soul mate
  • Pass ECET 307
  • To get a job
  • Graduate and get a job
  • To have a daughter…a big family that I am able to support
  • Live in Europe and work for an European Airline
  • To own my own business
  • To live and let others live-world peace
  • To make millions and live forever
  • Work on Wall Street
  • To produce my web series this semester
  • I want to have an internship in summer
  • That someone will find a cure for cancer so that no one else will leave this world before their time
  • To offer a smile and to lift a spirit
  • To play second base for the Cubs
  • To be successful
  • For the return of the King of Kings
  • That there will be total equality in this world
  • Graduate
  • Graduate then sleep all day
  • To make a difference
  • To help people as a whole and to be the person that would guide me when I was younger, get rich, and change the world
  • To speak multi languages
  • To design a spacecraft propulsion system
  • Live a beautiful life
  • To be debt free
  • To own my own business
  • Dream of a world where logic and compassion outweigh ideology
  • To get a good job
  • To be happy and healthy with Alex and have a family
  • Graduate
  • To have funding
  • To be a CEO
  • Graduate on time with employment
  • To settle down in security
  • Graduate
  • To impact someone’s life for the better
  • To be a Super Hero
  • To fly hover cars
  • To manage my time
  • To live in New York City
  • Graduate
  • To speak English fluently and get a good job
  • To make a difference
  • To be happy
  • For the Lakers to trade Paugasol today
  • To live my life and never change
  • To be the best IT company CEO
  • To survive this week
  • To get rich
  • To be warm
  • That we all rise to exceed our expectations
  • That we can see each person as valuable
  • Have 8 hours of sleep daily
  • To get my MBA and become a Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • To graduate Purdue alive
  • To travel around the world and have peace and harmony
  • To own a startup company
  • To get out of the struggle
  • That one day the amount of graduating minorities will increase by 80% and the amount of minorities attending Purdue will reach 15%
  • That we would all learn to love each other
  • Peace, love and the pursuit of happiness
  • To get a good job
  • To have 48 hour days
  • To have faith
  • To have my own horse farm
  • To work for NASA
  • That all people are fair and respectful of each other
  • To own a video company
  • To own a big company
  • To work at Riot Games
  • Olympic Gold
  • To get a job
  • For world peace and a stronger economy
  • To give my little girl a chance to survive in a world of peace and love
  • That abuse in the home will stop
  • To go 200 mph
  • To graduate on time
  • To know more than 4 foreign languages well
  • To transform the College of Technology and put students first
  • To be an Engineer
  • To party on a yacht
  • To be successful
  • That every undocumented child will have the same opportunity for higher education as all resident children do

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