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Parent & Family Connections continues to support the Steps to Leaps initiative to create a culture of thriving students. View our some of our previous videos by clicking the titles below.


Well-Being Staying healthy in body, brain and spirit is a life-long journey. Learn strategies to improve your own well-being with steps to security, health and prosperity. 
Leadership  Boilermakers have a strong tradition of leadership in their careers and communities. Learn how to tap into your own strengths as you become the next generation of leaders with steps to initiative, guidance and direction. 
Impact —Every Boilermaker strives to leave their footprint and world-changing examples can be found throughout Purdue’s rich history. Learn the importance of creating an impact through your everyday actions with steps to modify, touch and influence. 
Networks A strong network serves as a resource throughout your life. The tightest networks are created by connections with individuals and require active participation. Learn how to build your network with steps to making connections and bonds. 
Grit/Persistence  Life is full of ups and downs. Learn strategies to tap into your inner fortitude to overcome challenges and become your best Boilermaker with steps to resolve and character.


This video features Jesus Romero, Associate Director for the Roger C. Stewart Leadership and Professional Development Department at Purdue University. Romero shares information about the CliftonStrengths Student Talent Assessment. This resource helps students develop natural talents into strengths. Purdue has partnered with Gallup to be a strengths-based campus.


Dr. Jeff Elliott from Undergraduate Academic Advising provides an overview of resources available to Boilermakers to strengthen their academic success while at Purdue.



This video features Dr. Christopher Hanes from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and resources available to Boilermakers connecting them to Purdue's Community of Care.


This video features Dr. Zenephia Evans from the Office of the Dean of Students who provides tips on coaching students to prepare for exams.



In this presentation we will cover aspects of the Steps to Leaps Pillars, settling into campus living, transitioning learning, overview of Purdue's Weeks of Welcome and parental involvement.



In this presentation we will cover many areas of support for academic success on campus.



In this presentation we will cover areas on campus providing financial support to students.



In this presentation we will cover resources for student well-being featuring representatives from the Dean of Students, CAPS, PUSH and Boiler Support Network.



In this presentation we will cover opportunities for getting involved in campus life. Representatives from Student Activities and Organizations, Residential Life, Steps to Leaps, Office of Undergraduate Research, Purdue Alumni Student Experience and Student Employment will talk about different areas.


This event will have representatives from Purdue's Career Success and Purdue Student Leadership Initiative to discuss the many opportunities for students.


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