Get ReConnected - May 2021

GetReConnected

May 2021


Student Feature

Harrison Hall Racing Team Wins Purdue Grand Prix

First-year student Jacob Peddycord, a resident of Harrison Hall, won the 64th running of the Purdue Grand Prix, held on Sunday, April 25.

Peddycord, a native of Westfield, Indiana completed the 160-lap, 60-mile race in one hour, 13 minutes to top a field of 32 student drivers. The annual race is sponsored by the Purdue Grand Prix Foundation, which raises more than $10,000 annually to award in scholarships.

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Alumni Feature

Komis Shares Connections Between Dining Experience, Pharmacy Career

Ties between working in a pharmacy and dining service might not be obvious, but Robert Komis, a 2017 Purdue University graduate who recently earned a doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences, believes that his experience working for Dining & Culinary as a student employee directly benefitted his pursuit of a pharmaceutical career.

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Student Feature

University Residences, Dining & Culinary Students Recognized for Accomplishments

University Residences and Dining & Culinary annually present awards that celebrate accomplishments and dedication to leadership and service beyond the classroom. These awards recognize individuals who demonstrate a commitment to the Purdue community through their involvement in student organizations, student employment, community service and learning.

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In this Issue

Writer: Matt Vader | Editors: Elizabeth Hartley, Danielle Fawbush

Editorial Board: Barb Frazee, Elizabeth Hartley | Inquiries Contact: studentlifemarketing@purdue.edu