The public is invited to attend the 5th annual Aviation Community Day at the Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, a free, family-friendly event. Pilot a flight simulator, tour the school and facility, and climb aboard aircraft on display for photos in the cockpit.
High schoolers from all over Indiana recently converged at Allison Transmission's Demonstration Track in Indianapolis for an all-electric go-kart test session. For many of the teams joining Purdue's evGrandPrix "Test and Tune" events this season, this is their high school's first experience with electric vehicle design, and they have no plans of slowing down.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Andrea Fay Barber-Dansby received the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service.
Purdue Polytechnic Anderson received a $10,000 Bridge to College Day grant to expose high school juniors and seniors to postsecondary opportunities.
The Food Engineer Adventure summer camp offered in June by Purdue Polytechnic Anderson helped introduce kids to STEM education and career opportunities in the food sector. Participants learned about the food supply chain through hands-on activities, a field trip to a local farm, building an indoor garden, meal budgeting and shopping and a food challenge competition.
Addie Rose, Ethan Clark, Matthew Wair and Kaitlyn Jurgens, students at Purdue Polytechnic Richmond, redesigned a municipal park for a computer graphics technology capstone project.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Rustin Webster has received three awards for excellence in the classroom, including national recognition from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and two Purdue awards.
Nineteen teenagers participated in a successful robotics STEM camp held by Purdue Polytechnic Columbus especially for Black students.
During summer 2020, Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute took over delivery of all coursework for the college’s locations outside of West Lafayette. For a few of our locations, this is an important change, as they previously had depended on other university regional campuses to deliver some courses.
Purdue Polytechnic’s Kokomo location now resides inside the newly renovated Inventrek Technology Park, which features expansive lab space for mechanical engineering technology and electrical engineering technology coursework and numerous other learning spaces. Students take advantage of seven times more workspace than was available at Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo’s previous location.