September 3, 2015
Jackie Jimerson invested more than 35 years recruiting and retaining students from historically underrepresented and majority populations into the field of Pharmacology. She has been a beacon of light for thousands that have matriculated through the College of Pharmacy at Purdue University. She will be missed.
September 3, 2015
Louis Stokes was not especially known for carrying a picket sign or engaging in street demonstrations; although both have been important and critical tools in the fight for civil rights. Yet he, like Julian Bond, advocated for human rights and equal opportunities for African-Americans and, indeed, for all Americans.
July 20, 2015
Giving to Purdue has shattered records, and our generous donors have helped our University raise the most money in its history. More than 76,000 alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends; including an all-time high 18,596 first-time donors; joined together in giving to Purdue.
July 15, 2015
George Hawkins, acting president of Purdue in 1968, requested that Arthur J. Bond, a beginning graduate student in electrical engineering, join the staff to recruit and retain black engineering students. Seven years later the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was founded at Purdue.
June 10, 2015
Five mechanical engineering faculty have been selected for TECAID, a National Science Foundation diversity training program. They will use the training to help recruit African-American students.
May 20, 2015
Mark Davis earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology in 1986. Congratulations Mark!!!
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