Interactive Supply Chain Conference (March 7)

Purdue’s Operations and Supply Chain Organization (OSCO) is hosting an industrial management conference on Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Krannert Drawing Room.  Companies such as GE, Novelis, Arcelor Mittal, and Ingersoll Rand will be presenting information about operations, supply chain, and logistics and playing an interactive supply chain game with participating students.  There will be free food from Panera and cash prizes!

It is a great way to network, interact with company recruiters, and build your résumé. All majors are welcome to attend.  Please R.S.V.P. to or to


“Research Made Easy” Workshop (March 3)

From the Purdue Writing Lab:

Research Made Easy: Finding & Evaluating Sources
March 3, 2015
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
HEAV 220

Learn to evaluate the information you find during your research. This hands-on workshop will help you decide which sources are both reliable and relevant.

Bring your laptop if you have one and any current research topic or assignment to take advantage of the interactive elements of this event.

Advance registration is required, so call (765) 494-3723 or stop by the Writing Lab in HEAV 226 to reserve your seat.

Open HK Summer 2015 Courses

From Nancy Kester, Senior HK Academic Advisor:

The Department of Health & Kinesiology has removed major restrictions for summer on HK 215, HK 368, and HK 372:

  • HK 215: Basic Public Health Studies (online, May 18 – June 12)
  • HK 368:  Exercise Physiology I (on campus, June 15 – July 10;  pre-requisite: BIOL 204 or BIOL 302)
  • HK 372:  Sport & Exercise Psychology I (on campus, May 18 – June 12; pre-requisite: PSY 120 with grade of C- or better

HK is also offering the following popular electives:

  • HK 225:  Sexuality & Health (on campus, May 18 – June 12)
  • HK 226:  Contemporary Women’s Health (on campus, June 15 – August 4)
  • HK 231:  Substance Abuse & Health (on campus, June 15 – August 4)

MIX Leaders Needed! (Call-out: March 3, 4, and 5)

From Annette Benson, Coordinator for Programs and Engagement, Purdue International Programs:

International Programs is looking for both U.S. and international students who enjoy cross-cultural opportunities or who want to increase their cross-cultural competency.  Call-outs for MIX leaders will be March 3, 4, and 5 at 6:00 pm in Beering (BRNG) B-261.

The domestic Multinational Integration Xchange leaders (MIXd):

  • Receive cross-cultural training in April
  • Communicate with students not registered for BGR/BGRi during the month before school begins in August
  • Assist with ISS check during the 4 days before school begins
  • Help international students with their transition needs (shopping, banking, etc.)
  • Maintain regular contact with new international students through the first month of school
  • Attend monthly MIX events during the first semester of school

The international Multinational Integration Xchange leaders (MIXi):

  • Receive cross-cultural training in March
  • Serve as Culture Coaches for the MIXd, assisting with training in April
  • Attend all regularly scheduled MIX events in the fall in their role of Culture Coach
  • Act as liaisons with the new international page of The Exponent
  • Are occasionally invited to speak to local schools

Purdue Women in Leadership Institute (March 7)

The Purdue Women in Leadership institute (WLI) is a dynamic one-day conference that exists to develop the leadership capacity of women and to expose participants to the issue affecting women that need leadership.

People who attend the Women in Leadership Institute will have the opportunity to hear from an inspiring keynote speaker, attend intensive workshops, breakout sessions, panels and network with fellow students, administrators and community leaders.  By providing participants with the knowledge, skills and ability to affect change, we hope to create a better campus, a better community, a better world. A world in which PURDUE WOMEN LEAD.


The Women in Leadership Institute will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.  The registration fee for this event is $25, but full and partial scholarships are available. Register here to reserve your spot. Registration is open until spots are filled.

Keynote and Workshops!

The opening keynote will be given by Helen Zia, a noted Asian American Activist and Author who is well known for her work as the executive director of Ms. Magazine, and her outspoken stance on civil rights, peace, women’s rights, and countering hate violence and homophobia. Additionally, participants will participate in the following intensive workshops:

  • Barbara Kerkhoff: The Circle Way: A Shared Leadership Model
  • Ashley Scott: Personal Branding
  • Jennifer Groh: Coaching strategies for achieving academic, personal and professional success
  • Skye Brown: Theatre Without a Stage: Using Non-Traditional Theater for Group Consensus Building and Social Justice
  • Jillian Henry: Strategic Planning for Personal and Career Goals

Questions?  E-mail us at or by contact Brianne Rogers at (765) 496-2452.

CCO Marketing and Media Intern Needed

From the Center for Career Opportunities:

The CCO Marketing and Media team seeks to build the CCO brand through creative social media implementation, blogs, and creating graphics for print and web.  As a CCO Marketing and Media Intern, you will be supported by two other Marketing & Media interns and two CCO Staff members.  Students from all majors are welcome to apply, but you must be at least a sophomore as of the Fall 2015 semester.  Interested? Read the full job description and apply!→  Applications are due by Feb. 27!