University information of interest to CoT employees
Global Policy Research Institute Grand Challenge conference April 6
Sustainability, natural disasters and security issues are some of the topics that Purdue University's new Global Policy Research Institute is focusing on during its first Grand Challenge conference April 6. The conference is free and open to the public; advance registration is requested.
A live webcast will be available at mms://video1.itap.purdue.edu/GPRI .
New Community Spirit Award
The Administrative and Professional Advisory Committee (APSAC) and Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC) have created a new employee award to honor community service, the Community Spirit Award.
Any organization or individual on or off campus can nominate someone for recognition. The deadline for nominations is May 31. Download a nomination form.
The Community Spirit Award recognizes the significant contributions of Purdue University employees to the life and welfare of the local community and its people. It shall be presented for outstanding community service, public service and/or significant charitable or philanthropic contributions of benefit to the local community.
Recipients of this award should exemplify one or more of the following characteristics:
- Engage in the creation, organization, and/or mobilization of volunteers, groups and resources involved in projects benefiting the greater community.
- Demonstrate sustained commitment to meeting community needs.
- Utilize unique and creative approaches to meeting community needs.
- Develop and foster the virtues and skills of civic engagement and social responsibility.
The local community shall be defined as encompassing the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, and the seven contiguous counties.