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News for faculty and staffFebruary 7, 2008
FEATURED NEWS FOR EMPLOYEES
Interest list available for new child care center
Progress continues on schedule for the new Patty Jischke Early Care and Education Center, which is slated to open in late July or early August. Purdue faculty, staff and students who would like to place their name on an interest list for the center can do so on a new Web site at www.purdue.edu/Childcare. More
New stop sign to help pedestrian safety near Mackey Arena
A temporary stop sign has been placed at the intersection of North University Drive and Tower Drive near Mackey Arena to help with pedestrian safety in that area. The stop sign is for drivers going north on North University Drive.
Peace Corps presentation set for Feb. 11
Purdue's representative from the Peace Corps will host an information session about joining the organization on Feb. 11. The talk will be at 6:30 p.m. in Room 2280, Beering Hall. More
Purdue employee arrested on child solicitation chargePurdue police arrested a university employee Wednesday (Feb. 6) for allegedly attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with a person he believed to be a 13-year-old girl. More
Purdue's elevator pitch competition open to entrepreneursRegistration is now open for the Elevator Pitch Competition to be held March 28 at the Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Purdue University's Discovery Park. More
Hair auction to benefit Purdue fraternity member, Riley HospitalSeveral Purdue students will put their locks on the line during a hair auction Wednesday (Feb. 6) at Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Proceeds from the 7-9 p.m. auction will go to a member of Purdue's Farmhouse Fraternity who is being treated at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis for a form of cancer called Hodgkin's disease.More
CALENDAR AND EVENTS
Here is a list of events happening Thursday, Feb. 7, at the West Lafayette campus. More
Events this weekHere is a list of events happening Feb. 4-10 at the West Lafayette campus. More
Purdue Calumet to rolls out 'Red Carpet' for homecoming this Saturday
Purdue University Calumet celebrates homecoming on campus this Saturday (Feb. 9) with two basketball games, two presentations of award and recognition, an alumni reception and a student dance. More
Open mic night, acoustic concert to take place at PurdueAn open mic night on Feb. 15 will give aspiring Purdue student musicians, poets and comedians a chance to show off their talents.
The event, sponsored by the Purdue Student Union Board and Starbucks, will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the Purdue Memorial Union Commons on the ground floor near Starbucks. More
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