Tech Connect Student Newsletter

Tech Connect is the official newsletter for Purdue Polytechnic students from the Office of the Dean.


March 19, 2024

  • “Purdue Polytechnic: Step into a World of Possibilities” video
  • Catapult Hackathon
  • Free well-being training for students
  • First-gen student says attending Purdue serves as “a catalyst for change”
  • Driverless car challenge prepares students for next wave of autonomous technology
  • Guitar made from Mackey floor, crafted by Polytechnic student, auctioned for nearly $11K after Purdue vs. IU
  • The Next Giant Leap — Flexjet's Kevin Dillon
  • PlayStation, “Last of Us” and beyond: Q&A with master’s alumnus Xingyu Lei
  • CIT professors elevated to IEEE senior member status
  • Asunda leads State Department-funded project to improve STEM education in Kazakhstan
  • Seigfried-Spellar receives fellowship from Australian university to help catch online child predators
  • French wins Lifetime Achievement Award for efforts to help Indiana businesses


December 18, 2023

  • Polytechnic Update video for December 2023
  • Our college’s mission & vision
  • Career fairs coming in February
  • Graduating senior channels entrepreneurial mindset to propel growth, success in her hometown
  • Doctoral student awarded by National Academy division in D.C.
  • PhD student earns high placement in popular cognitive engineering research competition
  • Six Polytechnic faculty win Seed for Success, high dollar-value research awards
  • Construction Management professor earns Thomas C. Keefer Medal for safety research
  • Wearable tech, AI highlighted in Purdue Mobile Artificial intelligence Lab's recent publications
  • Quick guide to mental health management for college students
  • Looking for a job?
  • Want to get involved?

September 15, 2023

  • Welcome to Tech Connect, the newsletter for Polytechnic students
  • Last chance to get your t-shirt!
  • Techie Tuesdays
  • Homecoming 2023
  • Guitar lab student forges his own path with Polytechnic curriculum
  • PhD student takes chance on America, finds ideal Purdue program and community
  • Purdue professional flight team wins top ten spot in all-women air race
  • Design and Innovation Challenge showcases creative problem-solving across student disciplines
  • CIT professors build sleeker, faster crime-fighting tool
  • Disney connections: Purdue alum keeps “Pandora – The World of Avatar” flying
  • Looking for a job?
  • Develop leadership skills via activities and organizations
  • Research-based methods to learn something quickly