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Category: Consumer Science

Purdue alumnus finds career in selling and sales management is more than a numbers game

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Many people think of the pushy door-to-door salesperson stereotype when they hear the word “sales,” but for Benjamin George, a Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) alumnus, a career in sales means helping people.

Student writing letter

Pandemic Pivot brings Gen Zs and Baby Boomers together in unique way

Friday, December 18th, 2020

Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) students continued to deliver and receive joy during the fall 2020 semester through a letter writing project conceived at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic by instructor Keith Molter.

Boat on the beach: Americans have 705 million unused vacation days

Skip your staycation and take a real spring break

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

When people do take time away from the office, it’s often spent at home on a “staycation,” answering emails at work or checking social media, said Xinran Lehto, a professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Alumni in pro sports

Alumni in Pro Sports

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

College of Health and Human Sciences has a deep bench of talented alumni working for professional sports teams, both as athletes and as key players behind the scenes.

Woman running with dog

New Year for Making Lives Better

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences is Making Lives Better through world-class research. As we begin 2019 and celebrate 150 years of Giant Leaps at Purdue, we will showcase our research throughout the year—highlighting global advancements in health, longevity, and quality of life. Whether you have a New Year’s resolution or prefer to […]

Mike Roe

New Year’s Resolution: Save More Money

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

It’s January, and that means holiday credit card bills are coming due and tax season is right around the corner. If you made a New Year’s Resolution to save more money, follow this SMART advice from Mike Roe, lecturer in the Department of Consumer Science. Your child is nearing college age. Retirement isn’t too far […]

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