150 Years of Giant Leaps in Engineering

The Purdue College of Engineering community is looking forward to celebrating Giant Leaps during Purdue University's sesquicentennial. More events and detail will be added to this website before 2018 Homecoming.

Date Event Title Location Time Event Contact
September 15, 2018 Engineering Alumni Association Tailgate Kurz Atrium, Armstrong Hall 5:00-7:00 PM Hadley Thomas
September 21, 2018 College of Engineering Homecoming Dinner Feature Gym, Co-Rec 6:00 PM Vanessa Buntin
September 21, 2018 One Course Higher Announcement Feature Gym, Co-Rec 6:00 PM
September 24, 2018 Rolls Royce Lecture Featuring CTO of Lockheed Martin (Keoki Jackson) Fowler Hall 5:30 PM Tammy Carroll
October 1, 2018 Amelia Earhart Aerospace Summit Kurz Atrium, Armstrong Hall 8:30 AM Stacy Clardie
October 9, 2018 Purdue Engineering Online Awareness event opening Seng-Liang Wang Hall of Engineering, 2599 11:00 AM-2:00 PM Jun Fang
October 12, 2018 Purdue Engineering Online Awareness Event Closing Seng-Liang Wang Hall of Engineering, 2500 All day Jun Fang
October 18, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Neil Gershenfeld Panel
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 1:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
October 18, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Neil Gershenfeld Lecture
WALC 1055 - Hiler Theater 4:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
October 23, 2018 3M Speaker, John Ostergren Fowler Hall 10:30 AM Nina Robinson
October 23, 2018 Boilermakers by the Bay Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club 8:00 AM-7:00 PM PDT Hadley Thomas
October 27, 2018 Purdue Space Day Kurz Atrium, Armstrong Hall 8:00 AM Chell Nyquist
November 8, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Jacqueline Chen Lecture
WALC 1055?Hiler Theater 4:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
November 9, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Jacqueline Chen Panel
WALC 3122 9:30 AM Stephanie McKinley
November 9, 2018 Celebration of Lillian Gilbreth Investiture Ceremony featuring Keynote Speaker, Rikky Muller, Ph.D. Kurz Atrium, Armstrong Hall 4:00 PM Stephanie McKinley
November 27, 2018 Giant Leaps Alumni Gathering Taipei, Taiwan - TBD TBD Hadley Thomas
December 6, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
William D. Magwood, IV Lecture
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 1:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
December 6, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
William D. Magwood, IV Panel
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 2:45 PM Stephanie McKinley
January 17, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Kristi S. Anseth Lecture
FRNY G-140 3:00 PM Stephanie McKinley
January 17, 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series
Kristi S. Anseth Panel
FRNY Atrium 4:15 PM Stephanie McKinley
January - March, 2019 Engineering 2169 TBD TBD Stephanie McKinley
February 6, 2019 University of Puerto Rico President Jorge Haddock Acevedo Lecture TBD TBD Stephanie McKinley
February 17-23, 2019 Engineer's Week Various locations around campus Twila Ortiz
February 19, 2019 William (Bill) Baker Lecture TBD TBD Stephanie McKinley
February 21, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Joan B. Rose Lecture
Dean?s Auditorium, PFEN 241 9:30 AM Stephanie McKinley
February 21, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Joan B. Rose Panel
Dean?s Auditorium, PFEN 241 10:45 AM Stephanie McKinley
February 22, 2019 40th Annual Bridge Bust North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union 8:00 AM Kathy Heath
February 26, 2019 David Robert Lewis Lecture featuring Mamon Powers TBD 10:00 AM Courtney Schmidt
March 6, 2019 Boeing Lecture featuring CEO of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg Ballrooms, Purdue Memorial Union 5:30 PM Tammy Carroll
March 21, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Arup K. Chakraborty Lecture
FRNY G-140 3:00 PM Stephanie McKinley
March 21, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Arup K. Chakraborty Panel
FRNY Atrium 4:15 PM Stephanie McKinley
April 6, 2019 College of Engineering Lab Tours Grant Street Garage pick up 12:00 - 4:00 PM Stephanie McKinley
April 11, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Michael I. Jordan Lecture
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 12:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
April 11, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Michael I. Jordan Panel
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 1:45 PM Stephanie McKinley
April 24, 2019 Day of Giving
April 25, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Sheri Sheppard Lecture
ARMS B-071 3:30 PM Stephanie McKinley
April 26, 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Sheri Sheppard Panel
Herman & Heddy Kurz Atrium, ARMS 9:30 AM Stephanie McKinley
July 20, 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration Purdue Airport, Archives, and Armstrong Hall All day Stephanie McKinley
August 16, 2019 Freshman Welcome Picnic TBD TBD Stephanie McKinley