April 24, 2017
Deadlines for faculty and staff
Here are some deadlines for nominations, applications and such for West Lafayette campus or University matters. This list is limited to things potentially involving faculty and staff from numerous sectors of the campus or University. (Listings may be derived from Purdue Today articles or Purdue news releases. Other submissions are welcome. Send by Wednesday; list updated on Monday. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)
* = Student awards and opportunities for which faculty-staff nominations are invited or needed, or about which faculty-staff communication to students is appreciated.
Susan Bulkeley Butler Research Fellowship. Nominations due April 28. Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. Open to faculty, staff, programs, graduate students, postdocs in Purdue system. Article
InnovateHER Challenge. Initial entry materials due April 30. Business plan competition for ideas helpful to women and families. Purdue competition is part of national competition. Article
Service-Learning Faculty Grant Program. Applications due May 1. Office of Engagement. Support to incorporate service-learning into courses. Article
Honors College Visiting Scholars Program. Proposals due 4 p.m. May 5. Proposals to bring scholars to campus during 2017-18. Proposals accepted from individual faculty members, programs or units. Details including facts of April 18 information session.
Names of friends and family members who died in military service. Name submissions due May 25. Students in Veterans Success Center, Purdue Student Veteran Organization and Purdue Student Union Board will complete an hour of community service in memory of each named person. Article
Special Boilermaker Award. Nominations due 5 p.m. June 1. Award by Purdue Alumni Association to a faculty or staff member for improving students' educational experience. Article
Volunteers to provide facilitation and logistical assistance for Mandela Washington Fellowship participants. Program is June 16-July 28; no deadline for volunteering listed. Other "get involved" options available. Participants will be 25 bright, emerging leaders from Africa. Article with links
BoilerBackpack powered by Syncplicity, a file storage, syncing and sharing service, to be retired July 31. Transfer of files to other storage options due July 31. Article
Dean of the College of Engineering. Nominations and applications being accepted until position is filled. Desired starting date in July 1, 2017. Article
Bravo Award. Recognizing and rewarding employees' "extraordinary performance which produces a measurable outcome." The program authorizes each unit to determine its own nomination and award process. More