Polytechnic Live Q&A

Hello, future Techies! Please join us during a LIVE BROADCAST on YouTube to get answers to your questions about Purdue Polytechnic, our majors, and our unique learning environment. Each Purdue Polytechnic Live Q&A broadcast features:

  • Discussion of specific topics by our faculty, staff, and/or students
  • Answers to questions you submit via YouTube's live chat feature or sent in advance to techrecruit@purdue.edu

We hope to talk with you soon!

Dates, times & topics are subject to change.

Upcoming Broadcasts


March 27, 2018 • 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Purdue Polytechnic offers majors in a wide range of disciplines: aviation, computing and graphics, construction management, engineering technologies, technology education, and technology management. To help you learn more about studying at Purdue University, academic advisors will discuss what it's like to choose plans of study and courses in the Polytechnic.

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Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2018 Admits

April 17, 2018 • 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)

This broadcast will be especially for students admitted to a major in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. Have questions which might help with your decision to attend Purdue? We will be here to answer them. Our panelists will discuss student life at Purdue and in the Polytechnic.

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Applying to Purdue Polytechnic

September 11, 2017

Amber Glaze, AJ Frigo, & Maddox WilliamsOur panel for this broadcast included AJ Frigo, assistant director of Purdue's Office of Admissions, who discussed the process of applying to Purdue University, with special attention to applying to Purdue Polytechnic majors. Also, Amber Glaze and Maddox Williams, first year students majoring in cybersecurity, shared their perspectives on choosing their major and applying to Purdue Polytechnic.

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Why choose Purdue Polytechnic?

September 5, 2017

Pat Connolly, Gary Bertoline, & Lucy GotwalsOur panelists were Gary Bertoline, dean of Purdue Polytechnic, Pat Connolly, associate dean for undergraduate programs and learning innovation, and Lucy Gotwals, a May 2017 graduate in computer and information technology. They discussed how majoring in Purdue Polytechnic prepares students for future careers. Lucy has accepted a consulting analyst position in San Francisco with Accenture, a global management consulting company.

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What is Purdue Polytechnic?

Nancy Denton, Gary Bertoline, & Vetria ByrdAugust 16, 2017

Our panelists included Nancy Denton, professor of mechanical engineering technology​; Gary Bertoline, dean of Purdue Polytechnic; and Vetria Byrd, assistant professor of computer graphics technology. They talked about our college's transformation, what classes are like, and how professors share their industry experience with students.

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Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2017 Admits

YouTube LiveApril 18, 2017

During a broadcast especially for students admitted to a major in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, current Purdue Polytechnic students Abhishek Balaji, Gabby Acosta, and Joshua Campbell answered viewer questions about their majors.

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The Student Experience

YouTube LiveMarch 28, 2017

Watch our first-ever live broadcast! Current Purdue Polytechnic students Lindsey Allen, Jake Leffler, and Ridhi Adyanthaya answered viewer questions about what it's like studying here.

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