President’s Council Virtual Programming Archive

Here you’ll find content from prior month’s virtual programming. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Reach out to us at or call 765-494-9290. 

President’s Council Annual Weekend

President’s Council Annual Dinner

This one-minute video highlights the 49th President’s Council annual dinner where we celebrated being back together again and presented the President’s Council Crystal Boilermaker Special to Byron and Sue Harrod for their support of Athletics and the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering.

Chaney-Hall Dedication

Chaney-Hale Hall of Science Dedication

This interdisciplinary STEM teaching facility houses 33 teaching labs and offers lab-of-thefuture learning space for science and engineering courses, providing a flexible, highly visible, and technology-rich environment that encourages new modes of peer-to-peer engagement.

Safe Food Supply

Back to Class: Building International Capacity for a Safe Food Supply

Haley Oliver, professor of food science, discusses international food safety challenges with a brief look at Purdue’s international food safety research portfolio, explores food safety’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses the impact of international investment on domestic food safety.

Final beam

The Final Beam – Hagle Hall

The Topping Out ceremony for Hagle Hall was held on July 7, 2021. It marked the placement of the new facility’s final beam after being signed by the students, faculty, and Purdue Bands & Orchestras staff during the spring semester.

Purdue Newsreels from the Past

Purdue Newsreels from the Past

Decades of Purdue history can now be seen and heard on our new YouTube playlist! The changing campus landscape, Homecomings, musical performances, athletic events, scenes of student life, and more fill these annual newsreels dating back to the 1940s.

Chaney Hall of Science

Look inside Chaney-Hale Hall of Science

Get a look inside and learn more about the 33 laboratories and support spaces inside the new Chaney-Hale Hall of Science. Opened in Fall 2020, the building supports chemistry and biology disciplines for first- and second-year undergraduates.

Purdue Engagement: Changing Lives

Purdue Engagement: Changing Lives

Steve Abel, associate provost for engagement, explores why Purdue extends its land-grant mission beyond learning and discovery, to connect with communities, schools, governments, businesses, and individuals to improve prosperity and quality of life. From enabling a quadriplegic child to sail a boat, to solving world hunger for millions, find out how and why Purdue is a leader in engagement.

Back to Class // Diversity & Equity: The Boilermaker Way

John Gates, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and clinical professor in Krannert School of Management, discusses Purdue’s ongoing commitment to energize and expand support to recruit and retain underrepresented minority students, faculty, and staff, as well as initiatives aimed at improving the experience for these individuals on the Purdue campus.