Get ReConnected - April 2021


April 2021

Student Feature

Grover Gains Confidence Through University Residences Experiences

Devna Grover, a senior double-majoring in chemical engineering and psychology, fits the definition of a student who is active in her pursuit of academic and leadership opportunities beyond the classroom. Grover has held several mentorship positions, assisted in the planning and execution of several University Residences leadership programs and serves as a research assistant in the School of Chemical Engineering.

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Alumni Feature

Evans Reflects on University Residences Experience, Purdue Connections

Doug Evans (BS ME ’66) continues to stay connected to Purdue University following a long career in the automotive industry, during which he applied lessons learned from his days in University Residences.

Evans grew up on a small farm near Medaryville, Indiana, about 50 miles directly north of the West Lafayette campus. His ties to Purdue began at a young age. His father raised poultry for eggs and would host student field trips from the Purdue Veterinary School. Evans’ grandmother also served as a house mother on campus and his grandfather did plastering and other decorative work in the Purdue Memorial Union and other campus buildings.

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Event Feature

Day of Giving an Opportunity to Impact Boilermakers

Purdue Day of Giving, scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, is an opportunity to impact the thousands of Boilermakers who call University Residences home and enjoy the ways Purdue Dining & Culinary nourishes and inspires the campus community.

This 24-hour social media blitz raises funds for the many programs that provide leadership, professional development and career growth opportunities for on-campus residents. We invite readers to support University Residences and Dining & Culinary on Day of Giving to ensure the numerous personal and professional growth opportunities through employment, clubs, programs, retreats and more can continue for this generation of Boilermakers.

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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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