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PURA Events for Purdue Retirees

5 December, 2022  PURA monthly meeting.
· Location:  IN-PERSON at Lafayette VFW, Duncan Road, Lafayette, Indiana. Also VIA ZOOM broadcast from our studio at the VFW.
· Time: Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. ET; program begins at 12:30 p.m. ET; speaker at 12:40 p.m. ET.
· Speaker: Trevor Luzum, Krannert School of Management, Purdue.
· Topic: Evolution of Purdue Pete and the Boilermaker Special.

2 January, 2023  NO PURA MONTHLY MEETING due to holiday.

6 February, 2023  PURA monthly meeting.

· Location:  IN-PERSON at Lafayette VFW, Duncan Road, Lafayette, Indiana. Also VIA ZOOM broadcast from our studio at the VFW.
· Time: Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. ET; program begins at 12:30 p.m. ET; speaker at 12:40 p.m. ET.
· Speaker: Dr. Jason Henderson, Sr. Assoc. Dean & Director of Extension, Purdue college of Agriculture
· Topic: Indiana Cooperative Extension Service, Then, Now, Tomorrow

6 March, 2023  PURA monthly meeting.
· Location IN-PERSON at Lafayette VFW, Duncan Road, Lafayette, Indiana. Also VIA ZOOM broadcast from our studio at the VFW.
· Time: Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. ET; program begins at 12:30 p.m. ET; speaker at 12:40 p.m. ET.
· Speaker: Dee Nicley, Purdue Extension Educator, 4-H and Youth Development, Tippecanoe County
· Topic: Tippecanoe County 4-H, Then and Now

3 April, 2023  PURA monthly meeting.
· Location IN-PERSON at Lafayette VFW, Duncan Road, Lafayette, Indiana. Also VIA ZOOM broadcast from our studio at the VFW.
· Time: Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m. ET; program begins at 12:30 p.m. ET; speaker at 12:40 p.m. ET.
· Speaker: Deanna Watson, retired, Lafayette J & C
· Topic: MSM Influence on the Demise of the Lafayette Journal & Courier

19 April, 2023 PURA Annual Spring Conference, Beck Agricultural Center, West Lafayette.

PURA’s virtual meetings are presented via Zoom. Zoom connection information and other important updates are provided via email, the PURA News newsletter, and our website:  www.purdue.edu/retirees

 

December 2022 Campus Calendar

Purdue Academic/Holiday Schedule

17 Dec.—Fall semester ends; winter commencements on Dec. 17-18.

23, 26, 30 Dec., and Jan. 2, 2023—University holidays. (As currently published.) Offices closed.

9 Jan., 2023—Spring semester begins.

16 Jan., 2023—Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes. Offices closed.

13-18 Mar., 2023—Spring Break. 
No classes.



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Purdue’s one-stop-shopping calendar, which features campus, student, and community events. Highlights for November/early 
December include:
  • 3 Dec.—Lafayette Christmas Parade. Downtown Lafayette. 5:30 p.m. ET.
  • 3 Dec.—Native American Winter Art Market. Noon to 4:00 p.m. ET. Purdue Native American Education and 
    Cultural Center.
  • 3-4 Dec.—Annual PMO Christmas Show. Elliott Hall of Music.
  • 17 Dec.—Lafayette Symphony Holiday Pops Concert. 7:30 p.m. ET. Long Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Purdue Winter Sports (basketball, volleyball, track & field, swimming & diving, wrestling), ongoing: 
Weekly Purdue basketball coaches’ radio shows. Attend in person at Walk On Sports Bistro, in the Purdue Memorial Union (Ever True Stage), or listen on WAZY 96.5 FM. 
Tues., Dec. 6; Mon., Dec. 12; Mon., Jan. 9. Matt Painter, 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET, Katie Gearlds 7:10-8:00 p.m. ET. 

Football, Big Ten Championship game on Dec 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Basketball Big 10 games begin: women, Dec. 5 at Michigan State; men, Dec. 4 vs. Minnesota.

Volleyball, Big 10 contests continue through November; soccer, swimming and diving, cross country and wrestling also ongoing.