Purdue Polytechnic's computer graphics technology department has climbed the ranks of both Animation Career Review and the Princeton Review for 2024. Students and faculty leaders say this is due to adoption of new technology, innovative teaching, and frequent mentorship and enocuragement.
Purdue Polytechnic’s network of charter schools will gain a new branch for the upcoming academic year as the system expands into Pike Township. This is the Purdue Polytechnic High School’s (PPHS) fourth campus, and the third in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
Nathan Hartman is an active promoter of innovative problem-solving in the classroom, the research lab and in the wider world of industry, as his alma mater North Carolina State recently recounted.
More and more high schoolers are looking to become productive, tech-savvy workers in a fast time frame. Events like the Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis-sponsored Aviation Community Day can help get these students onto that fast-track, much to the aviation industry's benefit.
Google News Lab University will soon be utilized by Purdue Polytechnic's transdisciplinary studies in technology program as part of a new partnership with the Purdue Data Storytelling Network.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute's new transdisciplinary studies in technology program, the University's first competency-based degree, was featured on Inside INdiana Business Television.
Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s competency-based education program has cleared its final hurdle, becoming the first baccalaureate program of its kind in the nation.
"I was given work that I had no idea how to do," first-year student Peter Starr candidly admitted to 150 faculty and staff. "After a while, I realized that was the whole point. It forced me to go to [my professors] to ask good questions [and] to learn on my own."
Starr described his experiences in the new competency-based education program at the College of Technology Dean's Forum on October 31.
Purdue Polytechnic's "intriguing new ideas" are "well-matched to the moment," he says
In a forum with faculty and staff, Purdue President Mitch Daniels expressed strong support for the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the College of Technology's transformative efforts.
"Many of you have come forward with very intriguing new ideas about a new pedagogy and a new direction for this college, and I have become enormously excited about it," President Daniels said.