Purdue Polytechnic has introduced a new minor, advanced global technology, that will help students apply different cultural perspectives in both personal and professional settings.
Jim Tanoos takes a global approach to helping students study supply chain management. Since 2017, Tanoos has shepherded his students onto planes and into four cities in Europe.
Vic Barlow sees a shift in his students about four hours into their first study abroad experience.
Brian Norton, president of Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), praised the partnership between Purdue and DIT during a visit to West Lafayette this week.
Construction management majors are exposed to variety of different construction approaches during the summer study abroad trip titled International Construction Management. The trip is focused entirely on Ireland.
Victor Barlow, assistant professor of computer and information technology, is on a mission to change the world through his summer study abroad course, Unified Modeling Language and Mobile Application Development.
Students and faculty from Purdue's Department of Building Construction Management visited Saudi Arabia for a second straight year last spring.
Costa Rica is a beautiful paradise where building construction management students have been given the opportunity to spend a Spring Break while experiencing the culture, construction and a service project. Spring Break 2012 consisted of travel to the Poas Volcano (the second largest crater in the world), La Paz waterfalls and park (where toucans ate out of our hands) and a coffee plantation.
James Jenkins, associate professor of building construction management, will lead the 2013 International Construction Management Study Abroad experience to Ireland in May. He has offered study abroad courses to Ireland since 2009, and he also participated in a faculty exchange with the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) during Fall 2009.
The globalization efforts of the College of Technology have entered a new phase. With strong growth in partnerships over the past few years, the college has sharpened its focus on strengthening and enhancing a broad array of connections with existing partners. Those connections could potentially include Technology alumni and industry partners.