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Current Media Kits

Angel Price

February 13, 2023

Angel Price, senior manager of engineering services at Walt Disney World Resort, dreamed of a career in the entertainment industry working in special effects. She found her way into our Mechanical Engineering Technology major and then to an internship at Disney — leading to a full-time career after graduating in 2007. Today, Angel leads a team of over 90 people at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, including engineers, mechanics, ride show technicians, computer experts and others.

Daniel Leon-Salas

January 04, 2022

A delegation from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, visited Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in October to prepare for the third phase of a major multidisciplinary research partnership. Purdue Polytechnic’s Daniel Leon-Salas, who served as one of the delegation’s hosts, is developing a low-cost, portable sensor to measure photosynthetically active solar radiation to help farmers and plant growers to assess the solar resources available to them.

Apple iPad screen in "Electronic Purdue Bag"

January 08, 2019

Students in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology are each receiving a new Electronic Purdue Bag with an iPad, Apple Pencil and Logitech keyboard.

Aviation Day Logo

April 07, 2017

Purdue Aviation Day will take place April 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Purdue University Airport. The event is free, and the public is invited.

March 30, 2017

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute, one of the 10 academic colleges at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, announced the second annual Purdue Polytechnic Innovation Summit will be held April 11-12, 2017. The summit will focus on the next wave of innovation and entrepreneurship.

February 22, 2017

Nine graduates of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University will be recognized during two award ceremonies Friday, April 21.

November 09, 2016

Students at Purdue Polytechnic Anderson have developed a way for Second Harvest Food Bank to provide fresh produce year-round with their Seedstock senior project.

Thermoelectric grill

August 05, 2016

Bryan Miller designed an innovative thermoelectric grilling system which requires no external power supply as part of a senior design project at Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo.

Connor McBride and Ben Weiss

July 13, 2016

The electric go-kart has been an educational fixture at Purdue Polytechnic South Bend for several years.

Guitar tuning

July 06, 2016

Like so many inventors, Andrew Schnobrich simply wanted to solve a problem that was vexing him. As a guitar player, Schnobrich often struggles with tuning his guitar and then keeping it in tune. He is not alone.

Purdue Aviation Day

January 27, 2016

Student leaders are planning an aviation celebration April 16 at the Purdue University Airport, and the world is invited.

Polytechnic Lockup

April 01, 2015

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees.