Purdue

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students.The university was founded with the gift of $150,000 from John Purdue, a Lafayette business leader and philanthropist, along with $50,000 from Tippecanoe County, and 150 acres (0.
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  • What I’ve Learned about Hiring from my Alma Mater

    … six months before they fired him. Why? He was a traditional salesperson who lacked a plan like I devised. Don’t focus on experience. Instead give them a scenario and ask them how they would handle it. For example, tell them about them taking over a slumping major account and ask them how they would turn it around. See if they are creative and passionate. Notre Dame plays Purdue tonight on NBC and this grad will be watching. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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    Content promotion and distribution, as an industry, is starting to grow up. More and more marketers are finding new and creative ways to ensure their content gets seen by the audiences that matter most to their brands. From native paid channels to influencer outreach, new tactics of content promotion are becoming popular.

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