The Purdue Alumni Association offers a wealth of opportunities to get involved and reconnect with your university and fellow alumni, no matter what you’re interested in or where you live. Here are a few ways that you can help shape Purdue’s future through volunteering your time or making a contribution.
Donations are critical to your Purdue Alumni Association. Your support provides important services and programs to the university, as well as the community at large. Unrestricted gifts go toward Homecoming, networking and career resources, and basketball events, as well as student programs and more. You can make gifts in your own name, or as a tribute or honor to someone else.
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Many local Purdue Alumni Clubs maintain their scholarship accounts at Purdue University. Donating to these accounts insures that you receive recognition in the Purdue University gift reporting system, and these gifts are eligible for tax deductions. Purdue’s Division of Financial aid selects scholarship recipients based on written criteria provided by the local club.
The Purdue Alumni Association manages several award programs that honor the accomplishments and service of Purdue graduates. Check out the different awards and see if you can identify a deserving alum to nominate.
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There are a number of ways you can get involved. Share your expertise at a workshop. Mentor a Purdue student or fellow alumni. Serve on the Board of Directors. Provide a meeting space for alumni events. These are just a few of the ways you can volunteer your time, talent, or resources.
The Office of Admissions and the Purdue Alumni Association collaborate on the PART (Purdue Alumni Recruiting for Tomorrow) alumni volunteer program in which alumni represent the University across the country at local college fairs and college night programs.