SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2023

Welcome Bash!

Let’s kick off our time together with some Florida-style food, fun, and fellowship.

TIME: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Drive, Naples
COST: $90

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2023

Purdue Women’s Network Breakfast: “Breakfast With Tiffini”

Join Tiffini Grimes, the new deputy athletics director and senior woman administrator for Purdue Athletics, as she discusses women’s empowerment and her time at the university. 

TIME: 9–11 a.m.
LOCATION: Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail North
COST: $20

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

Naples Adventures: Revs Institute

Revs Institute is more than a car museum. It’s a place to see society through a different lens. It’s an invitation into a working educational institution dedicated to the study, preservation, conservation, and restoration of historically significant automobiles. Explore the rich historic materials and images that define the automobile’s role in society and sport. View a curated assemblage of the most profound and rare automotive resources and innovations of our time, professionally preserved or authentically restored to their original build standards. Step into another world at Revs Institute.

TIME: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
LOCATION: 2500 Horseshoe Drive South, Naples
TRANSPORTATION: On your own (free onsite parking)
COST: $20/person

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

Naples Adventures: Mangrove Tunnels and Mudflats Kayak Tour

Join active local biologists for an adventure through the Rookery Bay Reserve at the start of 10,000 Islands. Paddle to beautiful mangrove tunnels, teeming mudflats, and intricate oyster reefs while searching for amazing wildlife like sea stars, large snails, birds, dolphins, and manatees.

TIME: Noon–5 p.m.
LOCATION: Rising Tide Explorers—Isle of Capri Paddlecraft Park, 1295 Capri Boulevard, Naples
TRANSPORTATION: Guests must take shuttle to/from location.
COST: $110/person (includes boxed lunch)

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

Construction Engineering and Management Alumni Mixer

TIME: 5–7 p.m.
LOCATION: Hilton Naples, Grand Piano Foyer, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

For all Construction Engineering and Management alumni and donors attending Naples events

Chemical Engineering Ambassadors Dinner

TIME: 6–8 p.m.
LOCATION: Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Drive

Invitation only

Game Watch Party: Purdue vs. Iowa and Rutgers

Come cheer Purdue on to victory—men’s basketball vs. Iowa and women’s basketball vs. Rutgers

TIME: 7 p.m. (both games)

Co-Hosted by David and Bonnie Brunner, the Purdue Alumni Club of Southwest Florida, and the John Purdue Club

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2023

John Purdue Club’s Mollenkopf-Keyes Classic

Hit the links during the ever popular John Purdue Club Golf Scramble. Join us for brunch, golf, and the 19th Hole after-party at the Club at the Strand.

TIME:
9 a.m. // Registration and brunch buffet
9:45 a.m. // Program
10:45 a.m. // Mollenkopf-Keyes Classic
3 p.m. // 19th Hole after-party
LOCATION: The Club at the Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd., Naples

Registration is open to John Purdue Club members and will be released by level and points.
// Questions? 765-494-2582

Naples Adventures: Beach Island Shelling Cruise

Join us aboard a beautiful 53-foot Gold Coast Yacht sailing catamaran for a sightseeing adventure. On this cruise you will spend some beach time on Keewaydin Island, sail through the Gulf of Mexico, and spot marine life along the way.

TIME: 12:30–5 p.m.
LOCATION: Sweet Liberty—Catamaran Crayton Cove in Old Naples, Naples City Dock
TRANSPORTATION: Guests must take shuttle to/from location.
COST: $95/person (snacks and drinks provided)

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

Naples Adventures: Cooper’s Hawk Wine Tasting

Whether you are new to the world of wine or an avid enthusiast, join fellow alumni and explore a sampling of six wines beautifully paired with tasty hors d’oeuvres. Each guest will receive a commemorative wine glass.

TIME: 1:30–4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Cooper’s Hawk, 11905 Tamiami Trail North, Naples
TRANSPORTATION: Guests must take shuttle to/from location.
COST: $65/person

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

Purdue Student Life Cocktail Reception

Join Student Life’s Vice Provost Beth McCuskey for a cocktail reception with special entertainment. Student Life champions student success through programs and services intentionally linked to the academic pursuit to deliver a comprehensive residential learning experience. Brief highlights will include updates on the well-being initiative, academic ties, and partnerships throughout campus.

TIME: 5–7 p.m.
LOCATION: Hilton Naples, Royal Palm Ballroom CD, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

One Purdue—Together

Come mix, mingle, and learn all about diversity, inclusion, and belonging at Purdue! Hear new updates and meet some of our diversity, inclusion, and belonging campus partners. We’re taking big steps toward our next giant leap, and we welcome you to join the momentum.

TIME: 7–9 p.m.
LOCATION: Vineyards Country Club, 400 Vineyards Blvd., Naples
COST: $25

Hosted by the Purdue for Life Foundation

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023

President’s Council Back to Class

Continue your lifelong learning through informative classes highlighting Purdue’s persistent pursuit of the next giant leap.

TIME: 
8–9 a.m. // Breakfast with the deans
9:10–10:10 a.m. // Session 1
10:20–11:20 a.m. // Session 2
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. // Session 3
12:30–1:30 p.m. // Lunch 
LOCATION: Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Drive, Naples
COST: $20; registration open to President’s Council members

President’s Council Annual Dinner

Join us for an elegant evening of fellowship with your President’s Council family—our first Annual Dinner with the university’s 13th president, Mung Chiang.

TIME:
6 p.m. // Reception with cocktails
7 p.m. // Annual Dinner and program
9 p.m. // Dessert buffet and Afterglow Party
LOCATION: Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Drive, Naples
COST: $100 President’s Council member // $125 non-member

Sunday, FEBRUARY 12, 2023

College Breakfast: Agriculture

TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples, Tiburon 1, 2600 Tiburon Drive

For College of Agriculture Dean’s Club members attending Naples events

College Breakfast: Engineering 

TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples, Court of Palms, 2600 Tiburon Drive

For College of Engineering alumni, donors, and friends attending Naples events

College Breakfast: Health and Human Sciences 

TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples, The Preserve, 2600 Tiburon Drive

For all College of Health and Human Sciences alumni and donors attending Naples events

College Breakfast: Pharmacy 

TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples, Cypress Courtyard and Cypress, 2600 Tiburon Drive

For College of Pharmacy alumni and donors attending Naples events