alumni update

Polytechnic alums debut online speaker series

The Purdue Technology Alumni Board (PTAB) supports the Purdue Polytechnic Institute by encouraging communication and mutual assistance with the college’s alumni base via programs, educational and professional growth, and networking opportunities. New this year, to complement their traditional get-togethers, PTAB is debuting their online speaker series, hosted monthly through Webex.

Custom technology by Polytechnic alum transforms Peter Jackson’s WW I film to full color

Andrew Kennedy, technical director at Stereo D and a graduate of Purdue Polytechnic’s computer graphics technology program (BS ’12, MS ’14), developed custom software that allowed artists to specify colorization data in a black-and-white movie clips and then intelligently apply that data to subsequent clips.

Meaningful personal connections engender success in weekend master’s degree program

Purdue alumnus Isaiah Butler will graduate with a master’s degree in leadership, a program offered through Purdue Polytechnic’s Center for Professional Studies (ProSTAR). We talked with Butler about why he chose to get his undergraduate degree at Purdue and to come back for a weekend master’s degree program.