Supplemental Instruction Linked Courses for Fall 2016

Supplemental Instruction is a free, peer-taught way to get extra help in what the university considers to be our hardest courses.  SI session change weekly to stay current with the material being taught in the course.  Schedules and locations of the SI sessions can be found using the Boilerguide app. Regular attendance is the best way to improve your grade from “meh” to “excellent”!

Remember: There are notes by each linked course in MyPurdue > Registration Tab > Look Up Classes link to remind you that the course has SI support.  SI linked courses for the Fall 2016 semester include:

  • MA 153, MA 158, MA 16010, MA 16020, MA 161, and MA 162
  • CHM 111, CHM 115, CHM 116, CHM 257, CHM 12901
  • BIOL 110 and BIOL 203
  • PHYS 172, PHYS 220, PHYS 241
  • ECE 201 and ME 200
  • CS 158, CS 159, CS 240
  • AGEC 217
  • ECON 251
  • STAT 225 and STAT 301
  • MGMT 200 and MGMT 201

Study Abroad Re-entry Course (Fall 2016)

The College of Liberal Arts Study Abroad & International Programs Office will be offering a Study Abroad Reentry this fall. It will be listed as SCLA 49100 (CRN 12958). This will be a 1-credit course that meets weekly on Mondays from 3:30 pm – 4:20 pm in BRNG 1254.

The course is open to students from any major who have studied abroad in the past year.

In this course, students will be encouraged to reflect upon and critically examine their experience abroad.  Interactive activities will help them develop skills useful in cross-cultural and diverse contexts at home and abroad. They will also learn how to articulate and market their international experience to enhance their professional profile.

Students should e-mail either Margaret Stanny or Elizabeth Diaz for an override to register for the course.

Global Fest Callout (April 22)

West Lafayette Global Fest will be hosting a callout for their annual Global Fest street festival on Friday, April 22 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the International Center at 523 N. Russell St.  If you’re interested in participating and need more information on the event or want to sign up for a booth, please feel free to attend this callout.  This event includes lots of vendors, food, musical acts, and dancing.  It’s a wonderful way to meet people from around the world!

Australia & NZ Maymester Study Abroad (May 8 – June 18)

This 4-week summer program will take students to Australia and New Zealand where they will gain an understanding of health and healthcare in different communities by examining narratives, beliefs, and meanings unique to each location. Students will meet community leaders and explore Australia and New Zealand to better understand the challenges community members face when helping people in need, specifically those in Indigenous and Māori communities.  All majors are welcome to travel, learn, and explore with us!

6 credits | May 28 – June 18 | $4,964 with Purdue Moves Scholarship

Contact Dr. Stewart Chang Alexander or Luke Ingersoll.  Or, stop by the Health Disparities Research Lab in Matthews Hall, room 322 (open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday).

Medical Sales Day (April 20)

From Jane E. Anderson, Interim Director for the Purdue Center for Professional Selling:

Medical Sales Day

  • Wednesday, April 20th
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (drop in as your schedule permits, but complimentary lunch requires an RSVP)
  • Location:  STEW 278 (morning events) and Marriott Hall Atrium (afternoon events).

Are you interested in Medical Sales? Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to connect with the Medical Sales Industry!

Hear presentations from several medical sales companies, learn how you can break into the industry, and meet and network with medical sales professionals.   Talk with industry powerhouses including Zimmer Biomet, Eli Lilly & Company, Northwind Pharmaceutical, and Medtronic.  Come participate as your schedule allows. All majors welcome!

Attire is business professional.

A lunch will be provided to you by Zimmer Biomet.  Space is limited for lunch so ACT NOW to reserve your spot!  Register Here!

AGENDA ~ Please feel free to drop in as your schedule permits:

  • 8:30 a.m.                     Doors open (STEW 278)
  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.        Kick-Off, Introduction and Welcome words ~ Guest Speaker, STEW 278
  • 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.      Why Purdue Sales as your Source for Sales Talent? Presented by Center for Professional Selling sales interns.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.      Interactive Networking Activity & Break.  Students & company representatives
  • 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.      Facilitated Panel Discussion.  Consider what is relevant preparation for a medical sales career.  Learn about the day in the life of a medical sales rep.  Learn how to ‘break into’ the business of medical sales…AND MORE!
  • 11:45 – Noon              Walk to Marriott Hall Atrium for lunch
  • 11:45 a – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch, sponsored by Zimmer Biomet, with keynote speaker. Reservations required.
  • 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.          Individual Company Presentations – Marriott Hall, atrium
    • 1:00 – 1:15, Zimmer Biomet
    • 1:15 – 1:30, Eli Lilly and Company
    • 1:30 – 1:45, Northwind Pharmaceutical
    • 1:45 – 2:00, Medtronic
  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.          One on One’s with Medical Representatives – Marriott Hall, atrium
    • Table 1, Zimmer Biomet
    • Table 2, Eli Lilly and Company
    • Table 3, Northwind Pharmaceutical
    • Table 4, Medtronic
  • 3:00 p.m.                     CLOSING REMARKS

Learn more about our Sales Center at:   http://www.purdue.edu/proselling/