Category: Announcements

Student & Faculty Mentor Recognition Reception

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

2016 Awardees First established in 1995, Horizons’ Faculty Mentoring Program has become an essential component of Horizons efforts to edify, promote academic success, and provide support to its participants towards degree attainment. Higher Education research highlights that an important component of student retention and academic success is making meaningful connections at the University. Horizons is […]

Check out our very own RJ Eisma featured in the Asian American @ Asian Resource & Cultural Center Newsletter!

Monday, December 5th, 2016


Reduced-cost study abroad program provides international experiences for low-income, first-generation students

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

This past year for Purdue sophomore Daniel Cervantes could be described as the year of “firsts.” He took his first plane ride, first swim in the ocean, and first look at a city skyline that wasn’t Chicago, where he grew up in low socioeconomic conditions. And Cervantes—also the first member of his family to attend […]

Horizons Infographic 2016

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Check out the new Horizons Infographic created by Horizons student Wais Hossain! Horizons Program Overview 2015-2016    

Paul Dale Memorial Scholarship 2016 Participants

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Nhu Q. Pham Normally, I find it very difficult to write essays for scholarships where I have to go back and think of how an organization has impacted me. However, it was not the case with Horizons. Regarding the impact Horizons has made on my life and my college career so far, I am forever […]

A look back to Dr. Minor’s Visit to Purdue University

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Dr. James T. Minor is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs in the Office of Postsecondary Education. James provides overall leadership and administration for discretionary, formula, and competitive grants available for postsecondary institutions as well as other federal programs that promote equal access to and excellence in postsecondary education. Join us as Dr. […]

Last Day of Classes!

Monday, December 8th, 2014

I wanted to share this class selfie we took on our last day of class for the GS490 Strategies for a Successful Freshman Year course. It was my privelage to serve these amazing and fun students in their first semester at Purdue. In their freshman journey with Horizons, students received guest lectures in areas of stress […]

Faculty Mentor Recognition Award

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Horizons began recognizing outstanding Horizons faculty mentors in 2013. This year, the Faculty Mentor Recognition Award was presented to Dr. Frank Brown Jr. Please read on to learn a little more about Dr. Brown. A native of Detroit, MI, Frank Brown, Jr. received his Doctorate in chemistry from Purdue University in 1969. He was employed […]

Horizons Student Support Club Tailgate!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Horizons Student Support Club (HSSC) hosted a tailgate on September 20, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm in the Acherman Hills golf course D-Lot. Food, games, and fun ensued prior to the Purdue University vs. Southern Illinois football game. Marcela Foster & Maxwell Mills-Groninger   Henry Stewart & Sarah Angley Talitha Fischer, Jack Vanschaik, Nhu Pham, and Bridget Root Hannah […]

Paul Dale Scholarship Recipients 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Paul Dale began his career serving Horizons in 1982 and held the position for over fifteen years. He loved serving students and was deeply committed to Horizons. His wife, Nancy Bulger, created a scholarship in his name to serve upperclassman students in Horizons. The Paul Dale Scholarship recipients of 2014 are listed below: Carmen Dobbs […]

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