Mary Jo Turley
What was your position at Purdue before you retired?
Writing Lab Secretary/Managing Editor-Writing Lab Newsletter. Retired in 2003
Why did you become a volunteer for the Welcome Center?
I like people and I am fond of Purdue. I know lots of "nooks and crannies" on campus and enjoy sharing them.
What is the most interesting or funny experience you have had at the kiosk?
A newly engaged alum looking for the grand piano that used to be in the Great Hall. He wanted to play an original song for his fiancé!!
What do you like most about volunteering at the kiosk?
People – chance encounters – the Great Hall – cell phone lost and found – challenging questions
Where is your favorite spot on campus?
Rawls classrooms (Toastmaster meeting) – Great Hall in PMU