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From left, Karl Weiss, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Caterpillar, Purdue President Mung Chiang and Paul Rivera, vice president of LPSD Operations, Caterpillar’s Lafayette Plant, take part in the opening of Caterpillar’s office in Convergence Center. (Purdue University photo)

Caterpillar Reaffirms Recent $1 Million Commitment to Purdue by Establishing Office at Convergence Center

Caterpillar Inc. formally opened an office at the Convergence Center in Discovery Park District at Purdue to establish a permanent presence near campus and reaffirm its recent $1 million commitment to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.

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Purdue University Hosts Inaugural Entrepreneurial Alumni Reunion

Purdue University hosted a first-of-its-kind reunion for alumni innovators and entrepreneurs November 9–11 on the university’s West Lafayette campus. The inaugural Entrepreneurial Alumni Reunion, which was attended by approximately 200 Boilermaker entrepreneurs, convened experts from Purdue leadership, successful Boilermaker alumni, and emerging startups ready to make an impact on the world.

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Purdue Global Honors 22 Students With First-Generation College Student Scholarships

In honor of First-Generation College Student Day, which is celebrated each year on November 8, Purdue Global presented 22 students with First-Generation College Student Scholarships. Recipients received $500 toward their Purdue Global tuition and fees. The number of recipients is based on the funds raised annually through the Purdue for Life Foundation.