Growing Purdue’s commitment to top-tier education for all
As one of the world’s most respected and innovative universities, Purdue has been making top-tier education accessible to all for more than 153 years.
Purdue Global is Purdue’s accredited and affordable online solution designed for the working adult with life experience, and often some college credit — but no degree.
Today, more than 30,000 students are pursuing their degree with Purdue Global across 175-plus programs: nursing, technology, business, law and more.
Meet the faculty, students and staff of Purdue Global. Follow their journeys, get to know them and see how persistence pays off with Purdue Global.
As a land-grant university, Purdue exists to provide educational opportunity Nearly 45 years after she attended her first class on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, Cynthia Walker Middleton finished what she started by completing an online degree in business administration through Purdue Global. Justin Marvin enrolled at Purdue Global with the hope that a college …Read More
Commitment to service prompts restaurant exec to choose Purdue Global
Leanna Chroman learned early on about the joy and fulfillment that come from caring about others’ well-being.
Purdue Global student driven by desire to help restaurant colleagues
Leanna Chroman chose to pursue an online college education through Purdue Global for herself and for her company, but it was about much more than that. From her earliest days as a server at Huse Culinary’s first Harry & Izzy’s …
Helping nurses benefit their patients – and themselves
Melissa Burdi’s wealth of experience gives her a unique perspective on the possibilities available to Purdue Global nursing students.
Somita’s Purdue Global story: shaking up the legal field
Purdue Global’s Concord Law School helped Somita make a midcareer pivot I had a successful career as a management consultant in Singapore and India. When I got pregnant with my first child, I decided that I really needed some mental …
Podcast Ep. 71: A Graduation Celebration to be Thankful For: The Impact of Purdue Global
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to five members of the Purdue Global community as they celebrate the impact Purdue Global has had on their careers and lives. The podcast team went behind the scenes at the …
LaQuinta’s Purdue Global Story: Finally isn’t the same as too late
When I got pregnant my senior year, my grandmother encouraged me to enroll in community college.
Friends in flight crossing the finish line together
Purdue Global classmates Gabe Giusti and Massimo Ruzza had so much in common that friendship was all but inevitable.
Purdue Global helps a veteran pursue a new role as a professor
Career and classroom experiences have brought Tony Friesner to believe there is always an opportunity to serve the greater good.
Purdue Global alumna advances in career and creative pursuits
Practice makes perfect. For Lisa Holman, this rings true in every endeavor, from rehearsing songs to processing data sets.