February 19, 2010
In the spotlight
Rec Sports offering healthy fun events for all
Everyone at Purdue is invited to go global and go strong with the Division of Recreational Sports in two special events coming soon. "Fun Around the World" will take a tour of the planet's foods, crafts, sports and dances at 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 26 in the South Gym of the Recreational Sports Center. Feb. 26 also is the registration deadline for "World's Strongest Boilermaker," a competition to take place April 17-18 as a Grand Alternative event. Read more...
2 gifts to provide College of Engineering scholarships
Purdue's College of Engineering is celebrating two $1 million scholarship gifts as part of National Engineers Week. Read more...
FAFSA help available at College Goal Sunday
High school students and their parents are invited to attend College Goal Sunday at 2 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 21) at the Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium. During the event, financial aid counselors will be available to help families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and answer additional financial aid questions. More information about Purdue's Division of Financial Aid is available here.
Science Bound students to meet Indianapolis business leaders
Potential careers in engineering, life sciences and technology will be discussed during a Purdue-sponsored career day for Science Bound students in Indianapolis. Read more...
High school students to build, then break bridges
Ten high school teams from north central Indiana and one from Illinois will construct bridges only to see them destroyed during the 31st annual Bridge Bust contest March 1 at Purdue. Read more...
Boilermakers to raise funds for Haiti
Purdue is taking an active role in providing aid to the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12. The Athletics Department has designated the Feb. 20 men's basketball game versus Illinois and the Feb. 25 women's game against Michigan State as an opportunity for fans to donate. Read more...
Tell Your Students
Registration for fall semester, summer session coming in March
Registration for the fall semester and summer session begins in March. All Purdue students should check online for their registration times beginning March 23. Read more...
Study Abroad to offer satellite location Friday and Feb. 26
Study Abroad will set up a satellite office from noon to 4 p.m. today (Feb. 19) and Feb. 26 in Room 103, Recitation Building. This satellite office is meant to provide a convenient location for students turning in application materials and/or seeking advice on program options. Students, faculty, and staff also are invited to stop in to learn more about how Study Abroad fits into the University’s global mission.