A Message from the President - September 2011
Our campus is back to its regular hum of activity. Classes are in full swing and I am happy to see our students developing their routines.
The start of classes represents new beginnings for everyone in the Purdue community. Whether buying books for class, getting an ID picture taken, choosing clubs to join, making a fountain run, or calculating the best times to eat at the dining hall, our students are making the most of their first weeks of school. Our outstanding faculty members are busy greeting, teaching, and advising students.
We thought we'd ask Purdue Pete to share some of our first-week activities with you. See Pete in action on YouTube!
Purdue welcomed the new academic year with the announcement of increased rankings that reflect excellence among our students and faculty. For 2011, Purdue ranked 61st
This month's "5 Students Who ... "
A new outdoor space in front of the Purdue Armory is under construction. The newly designed Freedom Square
Purdue students, professors, alumni and staff shine among their peers and strive to have a positive impact on the world around them. During this time of new beginnings, I urge you all to make the most of what Purdue has to offer.
Best wishes for a great start and a successful semester!
France A. Córdova