Small Steps Spotlight
Purdue University is home to outstanding students. Spotlighting the incredible work of our students is essential to inspiring future Boilermakers and unifying current Boilermakers across campus. Small steps are the leadership positions we hold, problem-solving skills we develop, research we conduct and so much more.
Whether it’s in a lab, greenhouse or meeting room, Boilermakers are persistently discovering, researching and developing the #NextGiantLeap. See the small steps that are taken here at Purdue. Every small step goes toward building a better tomorrow!
Spotlighting the student perspective with Boiler Ambassadors
Uplifting communities, informing students and providing authentic perspectives — the Boiler Ambassador Program finds innovative ways to enhance life across campus.
Getting involved and staying true to yourself
Joshua Gregory chose to come to Purdue after falling in love with the campus and people during a summer engineering program.
Campuswide connection through STEM majors
Isabella Sirit says campus resources and support from faculty and staff made all the difference in her success and growth.
Purdue Traditions: Purdue Grand Prix
Purdue University is rooted in over 150 years of traditions. These traditions unite all Boilermakers.
Purdue Society of Women Engineers takes on Grand Prix
Grand Prix teams require patience and innovation, as demonstrated by the Purdue Society of Women Engineers.
Become a Boilermaker
With Purdue’s nearly 1,000 student organizations, over 200 majors and nearly 2,000 undergraduate research opportunities, anyone can find their home.
Togetherness Matters: Ellie McClellan’s Story
Purdue fosters an environment of togetherness, which allows students like Ellie McClellan to take small steps leading to giant leaps.
Finding endless opportunities through Purdue Promise
Student experiences academic and financial support through scholarship programs Purdue University persistently provides opportunities for students to feel supported both academically and financially. Boilermakers benefit from programs like Purdue Promise, which helps qualified students graduate in four years with little …