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I recently read “Digital Transformation,” written by Tom Siebel. The book suggests that we are undergoing a period of mass extinction and mass diversification in our economy and society, brought about by the confluence of four profoundly disruptive technologies: elastic cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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The University’s official enrollment numbers for Fall 2019 include great news for our college: we have a record-setting number of Purdue Polytechnic Institute students, with 4,910 undergraduate and graduate students in our West Lafayette (WL) programs and nearly 1,000 students at our locations around the state. This is the third consecutive year in which our college has achieved an all... Read More

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Welcome back! We begin the 2019-20 academic year after a productive summer for the college. In June, the Lilly Endowment supported, through a $40 million grant, the joint proposal between the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and College of Engineering for an expansion of the “... Read More

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Smart Manufacturing Enterprise Minor

Several reports by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) forecast an increased need for a manufacturing workforce:

  • “More than 50 percent of companies report plans... Read More
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What IF The Sky Is Not The Limit

The Polytechnic Institute has partnered with the Honors College to host Capt. Scott Kelly, a veteran astronaut who completed four space flights and spent 11 consecutive months on the International Space Station. On March 5,... Read More

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2019 Innovation MagazineThe 2019 edition of Innovation, Purdue Polytechnic's annual magazine, has arrived. More than a mere summary of completed work, this extended-length, keepsake edition defines and celebrates the most significant evolution of... Read More

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This column originally appeared in Purdue Today.

The sesquicentennial celebration marks a time for Purdue to renew its commitment to growth, discovery and innovation. What giant leaps will the next 150 years bring as Purdue continues its drive to meet the world's future challenges?

What will the next... Read More

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Gary Bertoline, dean of Purdue Polytechnic, awards an Associate of Science Degree to Tyler Trent.

As many of you know, Tyler Trent has been in the news for a number of weeks. Tyler, a sophomore in computer and information technology, recently left Purdue... Read More

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It is official: the Purdue Polytechnic Institute has set an enrollment record at West Lafayette, including 912 new beginners and a total enrollment of 4,757 (including 163 Ph.D. students), all while outpacing the University’s record increases. As I have mentioned in recent blogs, we have a lot to be excited about: growing popularity, with enrollment to prove it; tremendous progress in... Read More

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Wow! Where do I start? We have so much to celebrate, and the future of our college could not be brighter. Allow me to share some thoughts on several exciting topics: enrollment, transformation, student success, faculty hires, a potential new building and the Sesquicentennial.

  • We are on the verge of crushing our Purdue Moves enrollment target. When the census is... Read More
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