February 9, 2023

Today’s top 5 from Purdue University

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Purdue’s next big move: The Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business

Branded with the name of a transformative leader and with a fundraising goal of $200 million, Purdue’s state-of-the-art Daniels School of Business honors a celebrated president while preparing graduates to found and lead businesses and be the successful industry leaders of tomorrow.
Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu

Purdue honors Parker sisters’ legacy with installation

The Purdue community began its celebration of Black History Month (February) with the unveiling of the permanent commemorative installation honoring Winifred and Frieda Parker, the sisters who broke down barriers of segregation and paved the way for integrated student housing at Purdue in the late 1940s.
Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu

‘This Is Purdue’ podcast: Entrepreneur Shawn Taylor on embracing change and developing authentic relationships

Purdue is celebrating Black excellence as part of Black History Month. Listen in as alum Shawn Taylor, the newest member of the Purdue Board of Trustees, describes his childhood growing up on the south side of Chicago, his experience as a first-generation college graduate and the impact of Purdue’s Cornell A. Bell, the former director of the Business Opportunity Program, on his life.
Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu

Commitment to service prompts restaurant exec to choose Purdue Global

Leanna Chroman, vice president of culture and learning for Indianapolis-based restaurant and retail food group Huse Culinary, earned her online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial/organizational psychology through Purdue Global.
Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu

Purdue a factor as Lafayette No. 1 nationally in latest WSJ/Realtor.com housing index of most affordable markets for fourth quarter

The burgeoning Discovery Park District at Purdue isn’t just benefiting Purdue. It’s helping grow the Greater Lafayette economy and bringing new jobs, leading to a comparatively affordable housing market and a skilled, technology-based workforce.
Media contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu
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