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A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost - January 2022

By Mary Jane Chew

Purdue partners with Ascend, IU to keep talented graduates in state

Earlier this month, Purdue announced its expanded partnership with Ascend Indiana, the talent and workforce initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. The goal is to support growth of the state’s economy and increase the ‘brain gain’ in Indiana. 

The recent move represents a broader university-wide relationship with Ascend Indiana. The Purdue College of Liberal Arts entered into a partnership with Ascend Indiana in 2017 with the opening of its Career Center and has continued to work with them to help students make the jump from college to career with opportunities across a range of roles at companies in central Indiana. 

The new partnership will engage all Purdue campuses.

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