Get ReConnected - March 2021


March 2021

Student Feature

Vandervort Embraces Club President Role

Torin Vandervort became the president of Excalibur Club, the hall club of Wiley Hall, mostly by chance. Vandervort wandered into a club meeting and ended up becoming a Residence Hall Association senator during his freshman year. At the end of the year, he ran for the president position of the club unopposed and assumed the role in Fall 2020. Now, his duties as president are a significant part of his life on campus. 

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Student Feature

Decker Gets Hands-On Human Resources Experience with Dining & Culinary

When Sydney Decker was looking for a new job after her freshman year, she wanted to find a position related to her field of study. Decker has found what she was looking for in positions she has held in the Employee Success division of Purdue Dining & Culinary.

Decker, who is pursuing a degree in general management from the Krannert School of Management with minors in human resources and psychology, says the positions she has held have offered her valuable experience that she wouldn’t have gotten in a classroom.

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Event Feature

Day of Giving an Opportunity to Support Boilermakers

University Residences and Purdue Dining & Culinary have provided generations of Boilermakers with innumerable personal and professional growth opportunities through employment, clubs, programs, retreats and more – many of which have been experienced by our readers. These foundational experiences provide a basis for future positive impact in families, workplaces and communities.

We invite our readers to assist the efforts of University Residences and Dining & Culinary to not only continue, but enhance these experiences for future generations of Boilermakers by making a donation on Purdue Day of Giving, scheduled for April 28. Our goal during this 24-hour social media blitz is to raise funds for the many programs that provide leadership, professional development and career-growth opportunities for students. Gifts help ensure that the relationships and experiences generations of students have benefitted from continue and evolve for the students of today and tomorrow.

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In this issue

Writer: Matt Vader | Editors: Tammy Loew, Renee Kashawlic, Danielle Fawbush

Editorial Board: Barb Frazee, Tammy Loew, Renee Kashawlic | Inquiries Contact:

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