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Purdue rolls out ‘AlcoholEdu’ course for students on July 15

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University on Friday (July 15) will launch AlcoholEdu, an online course about the impact and responsibilities associated with drinking. “This program will enhance our existing efforts to encourage healthy choices and impact the alcohol culture and behavior,” said Melissa Exum, vice president for student affairs. “Our goal is to provide […]

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STAR program helps new Purdue students start successfully

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — More than 6,000 incoming students and about 12,000 of their friends and family members will visit Purdue during the next four weeks to prepare for a successful first year as part of the Summer Transition, Advising and Registration (STAR) program. “This one-day mandatory program for all domestic new freshman and transfer […]

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Purdue’s first-year programs take retention rates to an all-time high

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When 18-year-old Naina Singh first arrived at Purdue, she was homesick like most freshmen and making the tough transition to college. But thanks to Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush orientation program, she not only hung on, but two years later went on to chair the very same event. Singh is one of […]

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Purdue listed among nation’s best by Princeton Review

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Princeton Review has named Purdue University among the top 20 colleges in the nation in a variety of campus-life categories, including best athletics, best college newspaper and best campus food. Purdue ranked 15th for its intercollegiate and intramural sports and 19th for on-campus food. In addition, The Purdue Exponent ranked […]

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New Purdue students arrive for Boiler Gold Rush

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nearly 5,300 new students will arrive Saturday (Aug. 15) at Purdue for Boiler Gold Rush, a weeklong student orientation program that includes presentations, international student check-ins, a University Resource Fair, and welcome lunches and dinners. “Boiler Gold Rush provides new freshmen and transfer students with an opportunity to learn about Purdue’s […]

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