Featured Student: Stacy Gudas
Stacy Gudas (HHS’15) earned Bachelor of Science degrees in retail management and agricultural communication; plus minors in communication; food and agribusiness management; and organizational and leadership supervision.
During her time at Purdue, Stacy was recognized by numerous honor societies for her strong academic performance, including membership in the Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board National Honor Society. She also served as a mentor to incoming freshmen in the Department of Consumer Science and as a course teaching assistant.
In 2013, Stacy co-published an article with Dr. Meghan Norris on conducted eye tracking research in the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research. The article was titled “Using Attitude and Eyetracking to Predict Behavior toward Street Canvassing.”
Stacy’s personal drive expanded beyond the classroom. Throughout her college career, she served as president for the following student organizations: College of Health and Human Sciences Student Ambassador; Purdue Foundation Student Board; Purdue Retail Organization; Consumer Science Student Development Council; Delta Council’ and her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta.
Stacy will begin her professional career as a 2015 Orr Entrepreneurial Fellow. Orr Fellows are selected from among thousands of applicants each year to break into the professional world through paid positions with Indiana’s most dynamic, high-growth companies. Stacy is employed with Duramark Technologies in marketing.