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 email@example.com
We hope to talk with you soon!
Dates, times & topics are subject to change.
How to Ask Questions While Watching Live
A chat function will be available on YouTube while the broadcast is live. To participate in the chat, you will have to create and log into a Google account, and then connect that account to YouTube. But don’t worry: you don’t have to submit any videos or do anything with that YouTube connection after the broadcast.
Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2020 Admits
April 14, 2020 • 7 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Our panelists — current Purdue students — will discuss how their interests led them to majors in Purdue Polytechnic. They’ll also talk about what it’s like in classes and the residence halls plus the academic support options available to students. Ryne Kerchner, associate director of recruitment, will moderate the discussion.
Computer Graphics Technology (CGT)
April 21, 2020 • 7 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Admitted to a major in Purdue Polytechnic's Dept. of Computer Graphics Technology (CGT)? This broadcast is especially for you! CGT’s Victor Chen and Ray Hassan, associate professors, Rosemary Astheimer, assistant professor, and T.R. Oneal, senior academic advisor, are scheduled to participate. Ryne Kerchner, associate director of recruitment, will moderate the discussion. CGT’s undergraduate majors include Animation, Building Information Modeling, Data Visualization, Game Development and Design, UX Design, Virtual Product Integration, Visual Effects Compositing, and Web Programming and Design.
March 24, 2020
As a student admitted to a Polytechnic major, you might wonder what to expect when it comes to academics. To help you learn more about studying at Purdue University, we discussed courses and plans of study and explained what classes and labs are like. Ryne Kerchner, associate director of recruitment, moderated the discussion. Panelists included Melody Carducci, academic advisor in the Dept. of Computer and Information Technology, Mark French, professor of mechanical engineering technology, and Tamera Groll, academic advisor in the School of Engineering Technology. (Our panelists broadcasted remotely.)
Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2019 Admits
April 16, 2019
Our panelists discussed how their interests led them to majors in Purdue Polytechnic. They also talked about what it's like in classes and in the residence halls plus the academic support options available to students. Ryne Kerchner, associate director of recruitment, moderated the discussion. Our student panelists were Lindsay Harper, a sophomore in cybersecurity, Brandon Thomas, a senior in electrical engineering technology, and Emily Stoy, a senior in organizational leadership and supply chain management technology.
All About our User Experience (UX) Design Major
March 27, 2019
Professors and students in our User Experience (UX) Design major were here to discuss the program in great detail. Our panelists were Colin Gray and Austin Toombs, assistant professors of computer graphics technology, plus Will Kaufman, Rhea Manocha and Adam Kaufman, students majoring in UX Design.
March 19, 2019
As a student admitted to a Polytechnic major, you might wonder what to expect when it comes to academics. To help you learn more about studying at Purdue University, Polytechnic academic advisors discussed courses and plans of study and explained what classes and labs are like. Cathy Pullings, recruitment and diversity coordinator, moderated the discussion. Our panelists included Darcy Allen, academic advisor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology, T.R. Oneal, senior academic advisor in the Department of Computer Graphics Technology, and Tami Lynch, senior academic advisor in the School of Engineering Technology.
Why choose Purdue Polytechnic?
August 14, 2018
Ryne Kerchner, associate director of recruiting, moderated a discussion with Gary Bertoline, dean of Purdue Polytechnic, about how our unique learning methods, lab experiences and internship opportunities can prepare you to excel upon graduation. Tami Lynch, senior academic advisor, answered questions about scheduling classes. Sara Zaloudek is majoring in systems analysis and design, and she shared her experience as a Polytechnic student.
Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2018 Admits
April 17, 2018
Our panelists were Maddox Williams, a first-year student majoring in cybersecurity, Erin Cook, a first-year student majoring in animation, game development and design, and web programming and design, and Brian Tedeschi, a senior in mechanical engineering technology. They talked about how their interests led them to majors in Purdue Polytechnic. They also discussed what it's like in classes and in the residence halls. The panelists also discussed the academic support options available to students.
March 27, 2018
Purdue Polytechnic offers majors in a wide range of disciplines: aviation, computing and graphics, construction management, engineering technologies, technology education, and technology management. Rachel Kelly, academic advisor, Jacqueline Brown, director of advising, and Toni Munguia, director of recruiting, retention & diversity, discussed what it's like to choose plans of study and courses in the Polytechnic and answered a wide variety of viewer questions.
Applying to Purdue Polytechnic
September 11, 2017
Our 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.
Why choose Purdue Polytechnic?
September 5, 2017
Our 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.
What is Purdue Polytechnic?
August 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.
Last-Minute Questions for Fall 2017 Admits
April 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.