Vice President Mike Pence visited Flagship East, home of Purdue Polytechnic Anderson, on Friday (September 22). The visit provided an opportunity to bring publicity to Purdue Polytechnic Anderson, including its educational mission, the new facility, and opportunities to create partnerships with local businesses.
“Purdue Polytechnic provides not only a targeted education but also promises to develop the sort of job opportunities that will keep more of the best and brightest from leaving the Anderson area," according to the Herald Bulletin.
Susan W. Brooks, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana’s 5th district, visited Purdue Polytechnic Anderson’s new facility Monday (April 17). The congresswoman toured academic areas as well as the Maker Space, an area for fostering start-up companies.
Brooks noted the facility’s 3-D printing lab, CNC (computer numerical control) machines, metalworking equipment, and other tools available to students and entrepreneurs.
Purdue Polytechnic's South Bend location is reminding prospective students in northern Indiana that it's possible to attend a Big Ten university while staying close to home.
"I came to Purdue South Bend to get my degree so I could get a good job," said Tek Lentine, a mechanical engineering technology graduate. "I [got] the quality and respect of a Purdue education without having to relocate."
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (April 8) endorsed a new Purdue Polytechnic Institute bachelor’s degree to be offered at its statewide locations that would allow industry partners to aid in customizing degree options to better suit the educational needs of their employees.
The Purdue Polytechnic Statewide network program would offer a bachelor of science degree in multidisciplinary technology at all of its locations outside of the West Lafayette campus.
Purdue Polytechnic Anderson and the Flagship Enterprise Center will celebrate the future of higher education in the region on Tuesday (Sept. 15) during a groundbreaking for Purdue Polytechnic Anderson’s headquarters.
Purdue Polytechnic Statewide faculty and administrators appeared Thursday (July 23) on "IN Focus," a public affairs broadcast on WGTV / Whitewater Community Television in Richmond. Michael Swain, director of Purdue Polytechnic Richmond, James G.
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.
Purdue College of Technology South Bend now offers a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology (MET).
Purdue is the only public institution in the Michiana area offering this degree. Many local companies wrote letters of support to offer the degree in South Bend because of the demand for graduates in the community. More than 80 percent of Purdue's South Bend graduates remain in the area working for local companies.
Jeffrey A. Griffin, associate professor of computer and information technology, has been appointed interim director of Purdue University’s College of Technology at Kokomo. He will oversee operations at the Kokomo location while a nationwide search is made for a permanent director.