June 21, 2017
News & Events for Undergrads
Fall 2017 AG Career Fair! Save the Date!!
Welcome students! Mark your calendars and plan to attend! The fair is open to all students and alums at Purdue and Ivy Tech.
College of Agriculture Fall Career Fair - Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Cordova Recreational Sports Center.
College of Ag Fall 2017 Career Fair Booklet coming September 2017.
Student Employment Opportunity at CERIS
The Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems (CERIS) is looking for an undergraduate student in Agriculture who has the ability to scan documents, perform web searches, post articles and update user information for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) information services project. This is a 5-10 hours a week temporary position through the end of the 2017 spring semester and then a 20-40 hour/week temporary position for the 2017 summer session. The CERIS offices are located in the Purdue Research Park. For more information, please contact Cindy Music at (765) 496 – 2381, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay is $10/hour.
News & Deadlines for Grads
Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation
The Office of Graduate Admissions, in coordination with the Purdue Graduate Student Government, has planned the agenda (see attachment ) for the Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation.
This convocation is the morning of Friday, August 18. With a lineup of excellent speakers and a resource fair involving almost 50 Purdue University and community partners, this is one event that no incoming graduate student should miss!
Fire Fly Social!
Faculty and graduate students are encouraged to help us welcome our new graduate students at this year’s Fire Fly Social! Monday, August 28- more details here
Summer 2017 Dates and Reminders
· Saturday, August 5, 2016: Preliminary Exam Deadline (Doctoral Students Only)
· Friday, July 21, 2017: Final Exam Deadline for CAND 99100 Registrants
· Friday, July 28, 2017: Thesis Deposit Deadline for CAND 99100 Registrants
· Saturday, August 5, 2017: Commencement
Students who miss any of the deadlines in red may incur a $200 Late Graduation Deadline Fee if they would like to maintain their candidate status for the summer session. Candidates who request to make updates to an already deposited thesis or dissertation, or who have been listed on the candidate roster for the same degree more than two consecutive sessions, may also incur this fee. These dates, as well as other key 2016-17 deadlines, are available online on the Graduation Deadlines Calendar webpage for your reference. They have also been posted on a new “Announcements” page in the Graduate School Database.
Summer 2017 Commencement Participation
Major Professors can register to sign up to participate in his or her student’s commencement story per and email that was sent out by the graduate school. To particicpate, you must register by July 24th, 2017, 10:00 pm. Answers to general questions you or your candidate may have regarding graduation may be found at https://www.purdue.edu/commencement/. Ph.D. candidates who wish to participate in a future commencement ceremony as a returnee must email the request to email@example.com prior to the end of the term in which they graduate.
New Thesis Templates Available
The new thesis templates are live on the Thesis Templates Page: http://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis/templates.html
As templates are updates, the newest versions will be uploaded to that webpage, so please check the thesis template page to be sure you are using the most recent version.
Scholarships & Awards
Rocco BAsile Scholarship opportunity
Who Is Eligible?
Garden Club of America Scholarship
Every year, The Garden Club of America extends an invitation to qualified students at the undergraduate and Post graduate levels to apply for one of their 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships, internships, and awards. The GCA website at www.gcamerica.org/scholarships provides a comprehensive listing of their offerings, application requirements, deadlines, and funding levels, or see the flyer to learn more about the botanical scholarship offerings.
Bug Bytes - News for Purdue
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