The Edge Effect, definitions:
1. In nature, the landscape where diverse ecosystems converge, resulting in new biological life-forms.
2. In technology, the connection of people of diverse backgrounds and experiences, resulting in the most creative and innovative ideas and solutions.
The Importance of Diversity in STEM
To increase their ability to recognize and incorporate new ideas to solve today’s grand challenges, students at Purdue Polytechnic are highly encouraged to connect and collaborate with students of different backgrounds, experiences and knowledge bases.
If you have a love of technology, exceptional scholastic drive and a desire to make the world a better place, Purdue Polytechnic would like to be a step on your path to success. Apply today.
and experience all that Purdue Polytechnic offers!
Diversity and Cultural Centers
Everyone is invited! Make new friends by visiting the campus cultural centers.
At Purdue, you don’t need to be a full-time athlete to participate in sports. The Club Sports program offers dozens of sports teams, including co-ed and single-gender, to get your heart beating!
Fraternity, Sorority and Cooperative Housing
Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities
Meet these Polytechnic students, hear about their majors and listen to their advice.