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PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL

2024 FALL  EVENTS

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL

2024 Fall Events

AUGUST

Boilermakers in Your Home

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021, 7 PM ET // VIRTUAL

Purdue Athletics is coming to you this August! Join us virtually for Boilermakers in Your Home to hear from your favorite coaches and our outstanding student-athletes.

Boilermakers in Your Home will be streamed from the Purdue Athletics YouTube page, and registrants will receive the link leading up to the event.

Everyone who registers will be entered into a drawing!

Open to all.

SEPTEMBER

John Purdue Club’s Old Gold and Black Dinner

Friday, Sep 03, 2021, 6 PM ET // Alexander Field (1350 McCormick Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906)

Join the John Purdue Club for the annual Old Gold and Black Dinner as we kick off the 2021 football season! We can’t wait to see you back after over a year apart.

Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Exclusive to JPC members: All-American, Legend, Olympian, Hall of Fame, Champion, and Brees Leadership–level members.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

Varsity P Tailgate: Purdue vs Oregon State

Saturday, Sep 04, 2021, 5 PM ET // J. Nine Club // $20 Varsity P members, $25 nonVarsity P members, free for children 10 and under 

Join fellow Purdue athletes for pregame festivities! Tickets include food, fun, and an exclusive chalk talk before kickoff.

Exclusive to Varsity P members (athletes who wore the Old Gold and Black and now choose to give back) and their guests.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

John Purdue Club’s Athletics Director’s Dinner

Friday, Sep 24, 2021, 6 PM ET // Rohrman Field, Ross-Ade Stadium

You are invited to join Athletics Director Mike Bobinski for his biannual Athletics Director’s Dinner.

Exclusive to JPC members: Olympian, Hall of Fame, Champion, and Brees Leadership–level members.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

Varsity P Tailgate: Purdue vs Illinois

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021, 1:30–3:30 p.m. // J. Nine Club // $20 Varsity P members, $25 nonVarsity P members, free for children 10 and under 

Join fellow Purdue athletes for pregame festivities! Tickets include food, fun, and an exclusive chalk talk before kickoff.

Exclusive to Varsity P members (athletes who wore the Old Gold and Black and now choose to give back) and their guests.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

OCTOBER

All-Sports Tailgate: Purdue vs Minnesota

Saturday, Oct 2, 2021, 10 AM ET // Mollenkopf Athletic Center

Join fellow Purdue athletes before the Homecoming football game against Minnesota.  Information about sport-specific reunions will be forthcoming.  

Exclusive to former Purdue athletes.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

John Purdue Club’s Athletics Director’s Dinner

Friday, Oct 22, 2021, 6 PM ET // Cardinal Court, Mackey Arena

You are invited to join Athletics Director Mike Bobinski for his biannual Athletics Director’s Dinner.

Exclusive to JPC members: Olympian, Hall of Fame, Champion, and Brees Leadership–level members.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

Varsity P Tailgate: Purdue vs Wisconsin

Saturday, Oct 23, 2021, 2 hours before kickoff // J. Nine Club // $20 Varsity P members, $25 nonVarsity P members, free for children 10 and under

Join fellow Purdue athletes for pregame festivities! Tickets include food, fun, and an exclusive chalk talk before kickoff.

Exclusive to Varsity P members (athletes who wore the Old Gold and Black and now choose to give back) and their guests.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

NOVEMBER

Varsity P Tailgate: Purdue vs Michigan State

Saturday, Nov 6, 2021, 2 hours before kickoff // J. Nine Club // $20 Varsity P members, $25 nonVarsity P members, free for children 10 and under

Join fellow Purdue athletes for pregame festivities! Tickets include food, fun, and an exclusive chalk talk before kickoff.

Exclusive to Varsity P members (athletes who wore the Old Gold and Black and now choose to give back) and their guests.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

Purdue for Life Foundation’s AWAY Pregame Tailgate: Purdue vs Northwestern

Saturday, Nov 20, 2021, 2.5 hours before kickoff // The Cubby Bear, 1059 West Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613

Join fellow Purdue friends and fans at The Cubby Bear and get fired up before Purdue Football takes on Northwestern at historic Wrigley Field! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Wrigleyville, enjoy fun giveaways, and experience Purdue traditions.

Presented by the Purdue for Life Foundation.

Varsity P Tailgate: Purdue vs Indiana

Saturday, Nov 27, 2021, 2 hours before kickoff // J. Nine Club // $20 Varsity P members, $25 nonVarsity P members, free for children 10 and under

Join fellow Purdue athletes for pregame festivities! Tickets include food, fun, and an exclusive chalk talk before kickoff.

Exclusive to Varsity P members (athletes who wore the Old Gold and Black and now choose to give back) and their guests.

For more information, please contact the John Purdue Club at jpc@purdue.edu or 765-494-2582, or contact your Boilermaker Athletics Representative.

Questions?

President’s Council // 765-494-9290 // pc@purdueforlife.org
Office of Special Events // 765-494-0900 // specialevents@purdueforlife.org

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.