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Tori Talsma

Tori TalsmaRecruitment Specialist 

Office: YONG 831
Phone: (765) 496-2299
Email:ttalsma@purdue.edu

 

Hometown

Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, graduated from high school in Chesterton, Indiana, now calls West Lafayette home, but will forever be a Michigan beach-girl at heart.

 

Education

Currently studying Student Development Counseling and Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University, online graduate program 
B.A., English Education, Purdue University

 

Experience

  • Student teacher at Many Farms High School, AZ
  • English teacher at Portage Christian School, IN
  • Assistant Director of Admissions at Purdue University

 

Advice for the Future Boilermaker

Actively search for your place on campus.  In order to make this large campus feel more personal, I encourage you to ask questions, try new activities and get out of your comfort zone. Be proactive and reach out to your professors, advisors and classmates.  You have all the great benefits of a large research institution, but you can get connected and feel at home within smaller offices, programs and organizations. This will be your second home for the next four years—become an active member of the Purdue community!

 

Fun Facts

I am an avid cyclist and love anything outdoors! I am always looking for new places to hike and mountain bike. I love spending time with my family in Michigan, as well as my church community in Lafayette.