Podcast Ep. 50: Purdue Celebrates Black History Month

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating Black Boilermaker excellence with stories from three Purdue University alumni who have made significant giant leaps.  

Amber Johnson (above, PhD computer science ’19), Sydney Simone (BA communication ’19), and Curtis Baylor (BSIE ’72) all have different backgrounds and different stories about why they chose Purdue. You’ll hear why this computer engineer, TV reporter and Army veteran value their experience on campus, and what they’re doing to continue to support and grow the Black community at Purdue.  

Plus, these three alumni share what Black History Month means to them. 

You’ll want to hear their guidance on getting involved with Purdue’s Black Cultural Center, the importance of volunteering, reaching out to the Black community and more. Listen in!