Reimaging ECE…Leading in our next 125 years

Leading Talent
Purdue’s number one mission is to educate students.  In these times, your gift will make a difference to a student weighing the option of disrupting studies for financial reasons.  Your gift will make a difference to a top student with bold ideas considering competing financial packages.  Your gift investment will get and keep top student talent at Purdue. 

Leading Mentors
Faculty influence crafts tomorrow’s leaders.  Purdue prides itself on translational innovation in both the laboratory and in the classroom.  World-class faculty members bring their expertise and their passion to the minds and spirits of our greatest investments.  Your gift will allow faculty to reimagine ECE education with interactive pedagogy.  Your gift will keep highly sought after researchers and their laboratories at Purdue.  Your gift will provide the educational experiences our students deserve. 

Leading Facilities
Wang Hall is set to open in 2014.  Some labs and classrooms will move to this state-of-the-art facility, opening space in MSEE and EE to recruit top talent and top mentors and serve as the supportive, collaborative environment.  Your gift will help us meet the challenge of reimaging the classroom, the laboratory, and the student support service spaces.  Your gift will allow growth in hands-on opportunities to enhance the student classroom experience.  Your gift will allow ECE to address the human needs of our fast paced, modern society.

Leading Support
Needs change over time.  Our school needs your support to address the most urgent needs of the department.  Giving unrestricted support allows the leadership to do what is best for the strategic needs of our school.

Leading Partners
Industry ranked Purdue fourth in the nation for best places to recruit (Wall Street Journal, 2010).  Through ECE’s Corporate Partners Program, your organization can gain access to our students, support their interests, and influence their capstone projects.

Leading in the Next 125 Years
ECE will celebrate the 125th anniversary of our founding at Purdue during 2013-14.  We are proud of our long and successful history and look forward to the future.  The flagship building of our department, the Electrical Engineering (EE) building, is nearly 90 years old and in need of rehabilitation and renovation to accommodate our growing student population.  Please consider a gift to support the creation of flexible lab space on the ground floor of the EE building that will increase lab capacity.

Leading Legacy
Endowments allow for our passion for Purdue Electrical and Computer Engineering to support generations of Boilermakers ECEs.  There are many creative ways to support Purdue ECE.  We want to help you fulfill your dreams of leaving a legacy at Purdue.  Call us today to discuss the impactful ways you can share the gift of education.

Please contact us: 
Brian Silotto, Senior Director of Development
Andrea McIntyre, Director of Development