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Lehigh Valley Purdue Alumni Club

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The Purdue Alumni Association has 125 alumni clubs around the world. The club network is a great way to meet other Boilermakers, keep informed of campus activities and show your Purdue pride.

We hope you will consider becoming a member of the Purdue Club of the Lehigh Valley and a member of the Purdue Alumni Association. Please feel free to call or email with any questions you may have. Hail Purdue!

Scholarships

The Purdue Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley is proud to announce an academic scholarship program for incoming Purdue students living in the greater Lehigh Valley area. The scholarships are provided by Purdue alumni and friends who have generously donated to support the next generation of Boilermakers in our geographical area. We are continuing a long tradition of providing scholarship money to area students who have chosen Purdue University. Our scholarships are currently $2000. We hope to hear from you soon! Hail Purdue!

Applications are due by March 1 and will be awarded on or before April 15 for the upcoming academic year.

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Questions?

Contact our Scholarship Chair, Kathy Oliverio at Kathyoliverio88@gmail.com

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Patsy J. Mellott

BS College of Health and Human Sciences, 1969
Fishers, IN

Patsy earned a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition in business from Purdue in 1969, in addition to an MBA in food marketing from Michigan State University in 1970. She retired from Kraft Foods in 2006 after 36 years in corporate food marketing and marketing communications management.

A community volunteer, Patsy serves on the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Advisory Board and the Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences Dean’s Leadership Council, in addition to the President’s Council Advisory Board. She is a former member of the Health and Human Sciences Alumni Board. Patsy held several offices from 2006 through 2013, including president and treasurer. She serves her community’s Discover Indianapolis Club in Fishers, holding several leadership roles for over 10 years.

Patsy has received several honors, including the Purdue University Nutrition Science Department Hall of Fame recipient in 2009 and the Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016. She also received the college’s Gold and Black Award in 2016, an honor reserved for donors who have moved the college forward by committing exceptional financial resources.

In addition to endowing two scholarships, the Patsy J. Mellott Scholarship and Patsy J. Mellott HHS Scholarship, she established the Patsy J. Mellott Teaching Innovation Award in the College of Health and Human Sciences in 2013. In 2015, she endowed the Patsy J. Mellott Women’s Tennis Coach Performance Award. She is a lead donor in the Christine M. Ladisch Faculty Leadership Award and the Purdue Women’s Network Virginia C. Meredith Scholarship for the College of Health and Human Sciences.