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Jackie Perkins

Director of Marketing

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As director of Student Life marketing, Jackie Perkins directs strategic marketing, graphic communications and marketing opportunities for Student Life. She oversees all materials that are produced, advertising and promotional placement, web content, and the outgoing message of the division. She also serves as marketing consultant to the senior directors and vice provost of Student Life.

Jackie graduated from Purdue in 2006 with a bachelor's degree and completed her master's in 2016 with an emphasis in branding and online user experience. She began her career as a graphic designer in the suburbs of Chicago, where she gained experience in online marketing, mass print production, food photography and point-of-sale promotional advertising. Jackie returned to Purdue in 2008.

During her tenure as an employee of Purdue, she has worked in Athletics, Housing and Food Service, and currently, Student Life. Jackie has designed, planned and directed multiple regional and national award-winning projects and campaigns with both student interns and professional staff.

When she is not working, Jackie enjoys watching Boilermaker sports, working in her yard and spending time with her husband, Austin, and their two children, Cash and Cali.