Purdue Notebook

February 23, 2007


Appointments and promotions

— Travis Stoutenborough has been named director of development in the School of Nursing. Stoutenborough is a December 2006 graduate of Purdue and was named the 2006 Most Outstanding Young Adult by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He founded Purdue's Dance Marathon, a fundraising event for Riley Hospital for Children. A Maroa, Ill., native, he served as a resident assistant and previously completed an internship with Reebok.

— Angela Dunwoody is the new assistant director of annual giving of student philanthropy and matching gifts. Previously, Dunwoody served as director of the Purdue Telefund. Jeannie Wade has been named interim director of the Purdue Telefund.

— Jessica Irvin has been named associate director of the Purdue Telefund. A 2005 Purdue graduate, Irvin previously worked in continuing education and conferences at the university.


Student honors

— Purdue won first place in the third annual Key Bank/Ohio State University MBA Minority Case Competition. Teams from 15 different MBA programs competed in the competition. The team consisted of three presenting members — Daniel Brown, Nkemdilim Oraegbu and Renaldo Trancoso, as well as two alternates, Carmen Collier and James Reddick. The subject of the case was to recommend ways that Key Banc Capital Markets could be meaningful to a broader set of clients, and the presentation involved suggestions about what industries to invest in, prospecting plans and organizational strategies. First prize in the competition was $6,000.


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