October 6, 2022

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Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley: The future is fueled by education

The latest episode of “This is Purdue,” Purdue University’s official podcast, features an interview with Frank Dooley, chancellor of Purdue Global. Purdue Global is Purdue’s accredited and affordable online solution designed for the working adult with life experience, and often some college credit – but no degree. Dooley’s experiences have prepared him to lead Purdue Global and oversee academics for more than 36,000 students.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


President Daniels to lead panel discussion with participants of Purdue Ukrainian Scholars Initiative

A panel discussion in the form of a fireside chat with Purdue President Mitch Daniels at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, will feature three participants in the Purdue Ukrainian Scholars Initiative. The hourlong event, which is free and open to the public, will be at Hiler Theater in Purdue’s Wilmeth Active Learning Center.

Media contact: Phillip Fiorini, pfiorini@purdue.edu


Nearly $11M in additional DOD funds expands Purdue-led microelectronics workforce program

Purdue has announced the SCALE (Scalable Asymmetric Lifecycle Engagement) microelectronics workforce development program will extend five years and expand with additional Department of Defense funding of $10.8 million, and a ceiling of $99 million.

Media contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Taking a team approach to inspire students

Richard Benberry, the new principal at Purdue Polytechnic High School North, wants to strengthen the school’s cohesive culture and learning climate, making sure all students can succeed in class and be on track to graduate.

Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Take a drone tour of Purdue

Experience a drone tour of Purdue’s campus in West Lafayette, where students pursue innovation and build a better world together.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


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