Impact

Portrait of alumnus Brian Ford (ME’07)

A Sound Investment

As a wealth management advisor, Brian Ford (ME’07) helps his clients achieve financial wellness by applying the organizational and problem-solving skills he developed in college. Growing up in Hammond, Indiana, Ford had aspired to attend a Big Ten school and ultimately decided on Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering.

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Napkin with blueprint outline in orange of a restaurant. On top of the napkin, two straws with the label: SPTeK Eclipse Straw

The Last Straw?

Generous Boilermakers have donated revolutionary plastic straws made with a patent-pending technology for use at campus eateries.

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Man with white hair and glasses and tweed jacket standing in front of a plaque. Plaque reads: "Collaboration Space through the generosity of Dr. Jeffrey S. and Barbara E. Kristoff"

What’s in a Name?

Thanks to generous Boilermakers worldwide, you will find thousands of named spaces on Purdue University’s campus.

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Greg and Becky Rein

A Fascination With Flight

The late Gregory Rein had a lifelong fascination with flight that led to a successful career as a pilot, and he wanted future Purdue students to have the same experience.

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