New Purdue Polytechnic Institute YouTube Channel (Fall 2016)

Discover the wonders of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute (formerly the College of Technology) through their newly launched YouTube channel:  Hear interviews from students studying PPI majors, building PPI projects, and experiencing PPI internships.  Our PPI students build, design, animate, innovate, and are a force for positive change!

Writing Lab Workshop: Audience Awareness (Sept. 28)

Workshop: Audience Awareness

Wed., Sept. 28th | 1:30 – 2:30 PM | HEAV 220

How do you tailor a document for a particular audience or reader? We’ll guide you through activities to help addressing formal and informal audiences, global and American readers, and other situations where you’re not sure what to say and how to say it.

Free and open to all Purdue students, staff and faculty. Registration is required, so sign up online at and choose the “Group Workshops” schedule from the menu.

New “Big Interview” Site from the CCO

From Tamara Clarkson, Center for Career Opportunities (CCO):

Feel nervous during interviews? We’ve got you covered! Introducing Big Interview, an awesome interactive learning tool that will guide you on your path to interview mastery. Big Interview is a virtual mock interview platform for both Purdue students and alumni. You can access it through the Shortcuts bar in your myCCO portal. With seven core learning modules and over forty lessons, there’s something for everyone.  Sign up today!

Core Interview Blog Series from the CCO

From Tamara Clarkson, Center for Career Opportunities (CCO):

Not sure where to begin in preparing for your career search? Check out our CCO Blog Core Series to get some quick tips and in-depth strategy on all things career prep! From examples to step-by-step tutorials, you’ll find everything you need to jumpstart your career search and polish your documents and interviewing skills.

Check Holds on or after October 4 to Prevent Inability to Register

From Chris Marheine, Office of the Registrar:

This email is to let you know that we will be assigning the emergency contact and financial obligation holds to all active students on Monday, October 3rd.  After that date students will need to clear these holds before they will be able to register for Spring 2017.  Even if they take care of these items now, the hold will still be placed on October 3rd, so students should wait until October 4th to to check and clear these holds!

Instructions for how to clear those holds is here: Emergency Contact and Financial Obligation step-by-step.