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A variety of programs, workshops, fellowships and trainings are offered to Purdue faculty and staff each semester. How can Purdue employees use these opportunities as small steps in reaching their personal and professional goals? Purdue Today's "Purdue Pursuits" series will share employees’ stories of growth and development during their experiences as active participants of their campus communities.

Suggestions for the "Purdue Pursuits" series may be emailed to PurdueToday@purdue.edu.

pt-stergar-800x533‘Purdue Pursuits’: MaPSAC professional development grants

As the assistant director of advising professional development in the Purdue University Undergraduate Academic Advising office and the 2022-23 chair of the Purdue Academic Advising Association, Tiffany Stergar is always searching for ways for herself – and others — to grow as a professional.


pursuits-reading-group‘Purdue Pursuits’: Teaching and learning reading groups

Juanita Crider is always willing to think outside the box — especially when it comes to teaching. One of her top priorities is gaining and implementing new knowledge and practices to propel student success, and thanks to insights gathered from Purdue’s teaching and learning reading groups, her classroom is now more dynamic than ever.


pt-pierce-daniel-800x450‘Purdue Pursuits’: University Residences Faculty Fellows program

When Daniel Pierce moved into McCutcheon Hall as a freshman in the fall of 2000, he knew little to nothing about the University Residences Faculty Fellows program. He certainly didn’t envision he would be serving as the senior faculty fellow in the same residence hall 15 years later.


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