Get Connected, Stay Informed
February 10 at 1:00 PM - March 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Supplemental Instruction (SI) offers free, weekly study sessions facilitated by peers who have successfully taken the courses SI offers. SI is a way for students to grasp tough material and break it down into understandable segments in a collaborative group environment, as well as a place to share study tips.
February 20 at 12:00 AM - March 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM
The Peer Success Coaching program provides Purdue undergraduate students with opportunities to work one-on-one with trained Peer Success Coaches (PSCs). PSCs guide sgudents to academic, social, and personal success. Students can meet with PSCs throughout an entire semester or periodically via walk-in consultation hours. For more information, or to sign up for a PSC for Spring 2015, visit www.purdue.edu/psc.
February 26 at 10:30 AM - March 26, 2015 at 11:30 AM
If you are a Purdue University undergraduate whose first language is not English, the Writing Lab's undergraduate-only conversation
groups are a terrific way to improve your fluency and expand your vocabulary. The conversation groups are also a great way to meet other Purdue undergraduates, share perspectives and experiences, and learn more about other cultures
Monday with Bridget
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday & Thursday with Andrew
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Friday with Amberly
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
March 03, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Brian Petraits: Making Your Community a Livable Community
What makes a community a great place to live? Is it quality housing, streets, transportation, education, and access to vital goods and services? A “livable community” is all of these things and more. During this session Brian Petraits, Senior Manager of Industries at Bosma Enterprises and Purdue Alumnus, will talk about the issues and steps we can all take to make our communities more inclusive, welcoming, and livable for people of all ages and abilities. For more information about Mr. Petraits and this session, please view the event flyer.
March 03, 2015 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Learn to evaluate the information you find during your research. This hands-on workshop will help you decide which sources are both reliable and relevant.
Bring your laptop if you have one and any current research topic or assignment to take advantage of the interactive elements of this event.
Advance registration is required, so call (765) 494-3723 or stop by the Writing Lab to reserve your seat.
March 03 at 6:00 PM - March 05, 2015 at 7:00 PM
MIX provides domestic student hosts for newly arriving undergraduate international students who arrive too late for BGR and BGRi. MIX student leaders communicate with international students over the summer and offer welcome activities throughout the first semester.
March 10, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PREVENTING SUICIDE AMONG LGBTQ SERVICE MEMBERS
Co-Presented by the LGBTQ Center, Veterans Success Center, and Counseling and Psychological Services
Co-Sponsored by the LGBTQ Center and MFRI
During this session participants will view the Award-winning PBS documentary ASK NOT, which explores the history and effects of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. By following the personal stories of service members, ASK NOT reveals the psychological tolls on gay Americans who served in combat under a veil of secrecy. A panel of veterans and professionals trained in suicide prevention will begin a debrief discussion following the film. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, please view the event flyer.
March 10, 2015 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Grounds Department Summer Work Call Out
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
at the Grounds Maintenance Facility (GMF)
695 S. Russell St.
Work outdoors maintaining campus landscape
Monday - Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm
March 12, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Presented by the Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office and Purdue Fire Department
Emergency preparedness is a critical component of safety on campus and can be of particular concern for persons with disabilities, including those with autism. This workshop will discuss tips and campus resources in different emergency situations for Purdue students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
March 13, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wheelchair ballroom dancer Frank Epperson and Nicole Thompson, partner and instructor from Five Star Dance Studio, will be demonstrating dance techniques and reviewing the comparison of dancing with a person who uses a wheelchair versus a person who stands. Mr. Epperson will also share his personal dance experiences. For more information about Mr. Epperson, please view the event flyer.
March 16, 2015 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Co-Presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
Did you know that Purdue has a Web Accessibility Policy to ensure that people with disabilities have access to electronic information? During this session participants will learn what web accessibility is, how it applies to them, and helpful resources to make web pages accessible to all individuals.
March 16, 2015 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Building Blocks to Creating Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Slides
Co-Presented by IT Teaching and Learning Technologies
There are simple techniques you can use to improve the accessibility of your Word documents and PowerPoint slides as you create them. This hands-on training will show you these techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring and use their own files.
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