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Robert Ritchie

Robert Ritchie

What was your position at Purdue before you retired?

Youth and Agriculture Education, 4-H Specialist, Professor

Why did you become a volunteer for the Welcome Center?

Simply wanted to remain a part of the University

What is the most interesting or funny experience you have had at the kiosk?

A man asked directions to Schleman Hall. He called his wife (cell to cell). She rounded the corner walking to the kiosk. They saw each other but kept talking on their phones as they met face to face in front of the kiosk.

What do you like most about volunteering at the kiosk?

Meeting families new to Purdue and college life

Where is your favorite spot on campus?

Anywhere students are around

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