April-May 2020

MEP LIVE is a series of Episodes by the Purdue University Minority Engineering Program. The episodes are focused on showcasing what Purdue Engineering has to offer as well as answering concerns that admitted under-represented minority students might have. Learn from current MEP students, Core staff members, Alumni and the distinguished faculty at Purdue.


Episode 1: “We are Family: It’s a Family Affair”

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Meet your new MEP family and see why Purdue’s MEP program has become a model for so many similar programs across the nation. Participate in a live interactive virtual discussion with recent alumni as they share their stories.



Episode 2: “We are Family: Meet MEP Students”

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Learn from Colin Mixon (senior, computer engineering) and other current students who live the Purdue engineering experience every day. Gain first-hand tips about success strategies, classes, saving money, taking advantage of resources, and making the most out of your Purdue college experience!



Episode 3: “We are Family: Your First Year in College”

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

With so many options, who knows where to start? This interactive session helps students and parents understand advanced credit, first-year courses, transition to major, housing, learning community choices and making college affordable.


Episode 4: “We are Family: A Parent's Perspective”

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Parents of prospective students get an opportunity to have a heart to heart conversation with parents of current and alumni MEP students in an unscripted parent to parent conversation about topics that are important to parents.


Episode 5: “We are Family: Exploring Career Opportunities”

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Set yourself apart from the competition. Learn ways to increase your marketability by taking advantage of internships, co-ops, study abroad, and research opportunities.


Episode 6: “We are Family: Meet our Faculty”

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Meet members of the esteemed faculty of Purdue University. Learn about engineering disciplines, what faculty expect of you and strategies for your success.

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