Purdue’s 2014 highlights captured on video

February 17, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The major happenings at Purdue University during 2014 are highlighted in the Purdue Alumni Association’s 60th edition of the Year in Review video, formerly the Newsreel.

Titled "Partners in Progress," the 12-minute program, produced by the Office of Marketing and Media, can be viewed on the Purdue YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/89CwyHGLWog, or is available from the Purdue Undergraduate Library.

The video is sponsored by the Purdue Alumni Association and is shown to Purdue alumni clubs around the world.

The 2014 Year in Review was produced and directed by Ray Cubberley, senior broadcast producer in marketing and media, and is narrated by Tim Newton, director of external relations for Purdue's Krannert School of Management.

A DVD of the newsreel can be purchased from the Purdue Alumni Association for $20, which includes shipping. Direct purchase inquiries to Purdue Alumni Association, Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center, Attn: Chad Johnson, 403 Wood St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2007 (or call 765-494-2603).

Highlights in the 2014 Year in Review include: an update on Purdue Moves; Purdue Polytechnic Institute; Gallup-Purdue Index; General Electric jet engine plant; Purdue-Amazon partnership to save students money on textbooks; building dedications; Engineering Administration Building demolition; new art on campus; Boiler Gold Rush; Purdue Alumni Association events; Rube Goldberg Contest; commencement; Homecoming; Purdue Bands; Glee Club; Dave Butz College Football Hall of Fame induction; South End Zone Patio at Ross-Ade Stadium; championships by two track athletes; men’s and women’s basketball highlights; Grand Prix; donations from two Purdue astronauts; return to campus by nine astronauts; Day of Giving; candlelight vigil and day of healing following the tragic death of a Purdue student; Purdue Union Christmas tree; and remarks from Purdue Alumni Association President and CEO Kirk Cerny.

Source: Ray Cubberley, 765-494-2075, rcubberley@purdue.edu 

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