Women in the Polytechnic

Of the 4900+ students at Purdue polytechnic, approximately 20 percent are female. That means there are nearly 1000 young women in the Polytechnic who, like you, are interested in innovation and fascinated by how things work.

  Meet Our Students

Hear their advice and learn about their majors.

Get connected
and experience all that Purdue Polytechnic offers!

Student Organizations

WIT
 
Woment in Construction Management
WIT
 
Women in Aviation

Diversity and Cultural Centers

BCC

Everyone is invited! Expand your horizons, learn about traditions and make new friends by visiting a campus cultural center.

 

Club Sports

Club Sports

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! Here are just a few:

Sorority and Cooperative Housing

Multicultural and Diversity-Based Sororities

Sorority and Cooperative Housing
 

Historically Black Sororities

National Pan-Hellenic Council

  Meet Our Alumni

Erika Cobb
"My time spent in Purdue Polytechnic helped me become an independent thinker and taught me how to solve problems. Processing issues is one of the top skills needed to survive and compete in the market place and I certainly felt equipped to lead upon graduating."
Erika Cobb
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Heather Battinich
"Internship and study abroad opportunities, hands-on lab experiences, independent and team projects, leadership events, mentorship opportunities with Women in Technology and the School of Engineering Technology – all of these opportunities have made me feel like a well-rounded candidate for my upcoming job."
Heather Battinich
Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Karen Waldenmeyer
"My Purdue coursework included projects that spanned multiple weeks with a variety of deliverables, and completing the work successfully required teamwork. This is exactly how the real world works."
Karen Waldenmeyer
Computer Graphics Technology
Kristie West Alumni Profile
"My degree in organizational leadership taught me how to lead change, communicate effectively manage conflict, think critically and statistically, and understand and improve processes."
Kristie West
Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Keri Wright Alumni Profile
"My Purdue Technology degree has always been the primary tool in my personal tool box to attack business challenges and decisions daily."
Keri Wright
Aviation and Aerospace Management
Vivianette Ocasio-Colvin
"My time at Purdue prepared me for challenges in all kinds of interactive mediums. Focusing my education in topics around human computer interaction, computer graphics technology, and game design has empowered me to create amazing interactive experiences for players worldwide."
Vivianette Ocasio-Colvin
Computer Graphics Technology