While college graduates who had on-the-job training or an internship double their odds of being fully engaged at work, only one in three students actually had these important experiences, according to the Gallup-Purdue Index. The findings highlight the importance of internship-related programs at Purdue University and the need to continue development of similar opportunities.
Purdue University has a grand mission in Southern Indiana. As director of Purdue's College of Technology at New Albany, Andrew Takami recognizes his challenge and welcomes turning on many more to being in some sense a Boilermaker.
Graduate students enrolled in OLS 58200 (Leadership And Organizational Change) are helping collect community feedback about the future use of a closed golf course in Lafayette.
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
Purdue's College of Technology at South Bend is one of three pilot sites this fall for the Purdue Polytechnic Initiative. Purdue Polytech is designed to provide students competency-based, interdisciplinary instruction.
Videos of all 19 presentations of the Dawn or Doom event are now available online. The daylong symposium focused on the "New Technology Explosion" and was hosted on the Purdue University campus Sept. 18, 2014.
Two of the speakers during the day were from the College of Technology:
The Purdue College of Technology at New Albany hosted a Pumpkin Chunking competition as part of the area's Harvest Homecoming Oct. 7.
The News and Tribune covered the event, which featured several teams.
Fatma Mili, associate dean of educational research and development in the College of Technology, has written a two-part essay for The EvoLLLution titled "Three Roadblocks to Creating a Competency-Based program."
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute was recently awarded $500,000 from the Office of President to create the University's first competency-based degree program.
The roadblocks identified by Mili include:
Glen Acres Elementary School students in Lafayette, Indiana, will have a new sport to play during recess thanks to a group from Purdue University.
Students from the Department of Building Construction Management in the College of Technology spent the afternoon Oct. 2 building a Gaga dodge ball pit.