Student Organizations

There are several student organizations geared for students in the Department of Consumer Science. The organizations offer a variety of activities including professional development and community service.

In addition to these, there are college-wide student organizations open to any student in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Also, visit Purdue Student Organizations.

Purdue  Financial Planning Association

PCFP's mission is to "recognize what our responsibilities are to one another and the club. In order to do this, we practice professionalism, dedication, attentiveness, integrity, and friendliness." Visit the PCFP's page.

Advisors: Mike Roe

President - Collin Brinkman

Vice President - Kristen Watson

Director of Communication - Mikayla Hood

Director of Membership -  Brad Jadin

Student Development Council

The Student Development Council (SDC) offers CSR undergraduate students opportunities to develop  essential skills for successful job searches and interviews, networking, and professional development.

Advisor: Sally Harmon

Council MemberFlorence Hong 

Council Member: Sara Romay

Council Member: Jiaxin "Teresa" He

Council Member: Christina DeSanto

Purdue Fashion Association

PFA provides an opportunity for fashion-focused individuals to come together and share their knowledge and interests. This combined creativity works to develop a display of designs and artwork, usually in the form of a fashion show or exhibition.

Advisors:  Susan Owens

President: Marie Hunkeler

Vice-President: Grace Einterz

Treasurer: Autumn Miller and Jill Luizze

Secretary: Emily Jahn

Purdue Retail Organization

PRO offers its members opportunities to gain a better understanding of the retail industry and careers. Through regularly scheduled meetings and special field trips, members learn from each other and industry professionals what is needed to be successful in retailing. PRO Brochure

Advisor: Sally Harmon

President: Gabrielle Breitenbach

Vice President: Ashley Nordyke

Treasurer: Mary Evans

Secretary: Ariana Zablah-Siman

On Wednesday, April 19th the Purdue Retail Organization will be sponsoring a PopUp Shop with Civvie's at the PMU between Starbucks and Freshii from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

On Thursday, April 20th   members of the Purdue Retail Organization will be participating in a Visual Merchandising Workshop with Juniper, 340 E State St, West Lafayette, IN.  The members will learn about Juniper’s approach to store layouts and mannequin styling that draw in purchases and then members will have a chance to participate in a styling competition! Time to be determined.


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