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PODCAST: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Purdue winning the 1999 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

March 12, 2024
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to former head coach Carolyn Peck and co-captains Stephanie White and Ukari Figgs as they reflect on the Purdue women’s basketball team’s 1999 NCAA National Championship. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this legendary win and listen as Coach Peck, Stephanie and Ukari share more about this historic season and the real story behind what happened when they arrived in San Jose for the Final Four of March Madness.


November 22, 2023
Across the world, Purdue Boilermakers are recognized for breaking records in the classroom, in sport, and even in Space. But here on campus and within Purdue Athletics, we know Boilermakers are much more than a remarkable group of high-achievers. Like you, they are selfless, loyal, authentic, and passionate. You are Ever True.

Purdue Partners With Courts For Kids, Creates Student-Athlete Travel Program

January 30, 2024
As a result of the John Purdue Club’s Forging Ahead fundraising campaign, Purdue Athletics announced Wednesday the first-ever Boilermakers Beyond Borders travel program.

2023 Athletics Director’s Dinner

November 14, 2023
On October 13, 2023, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Bobinski, Jeanne Boyd, and the John Purdue Club team welcomed more than 200 guests to the first Athletics Director’s Dinner of the 2023–24 membership year.

Purdue Launches ‘Forging Ahead’ Fundraising Campaign

September 14, 2023
With an ever-present eye towards innovation, the $18.69 million fundraising campaign is designed to fund a data-driven approach to recruiting, retention, and the development of championship teams across all 18 Boilermaker sport programs. Paying homage to Purdue’s founding in 1869, the fundraising goal will allow for the launch of the initiative in the near term while also establishing a substantial endowment that will annually produce capital to support programming and staffing needs.

John Purdue Club introduces the Lamar Lundy League to further recognize capital gift support

February 16, 2023
In an effort to honor Lundy`s legacy, the John Purdue Club will now recognize its most generous donors as members of the Lamar Lundy League. This newly established group will acknowledge JPC members who support Purdue Athletics above and beyond their annual membership with gifts $250,000 or more over a five year period.