June 25, 2007

Reporters' Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

JOURNALISTS: Here is a list of upcoming events at Purdue that reporters may want to consider covering.

PURDUE EVENTS

* Through July 3 and July 11 through Aug. 1 – Girls supply nutritional data at Purdue's Camp Calcium

June 30 - Celebration of the culmination of Campaign for Purdue, strategic plan

* July 9-12 – Call Center Campus brings corporate contact centers up to date

* July 29 through Aug. 3 - Summer entrepreneurship program for high school students

 

Girls supply nutritional data at Purdue's Camp Calcium

Through July 3 and July 11 through Aug. 1. Girls of all races ages 12-14 will show how they adjust to campus life this summer while taking part in Purdue's Camp Calcium, a research effort that studies how calcium and other nutrients affect the body. This year's camp will focus on measuring the effects of vitamin D on calcium absorption. The camp takes place in two three-week intervals.

CONTACT: Maggie Morris, Purdue News Service, (765) 494-2432, maggiemorris@purdue.edu

 

Celebration of the culmination of Campaign for Purdue, strategic plan

June 30. 6:15 p.m. Mollenkopf Athletic Center. Event will feature Purdue trustees and cabinet members, deans, the President's Council, local officials, and the steering committee of the Campaign for Purdue. An update will be given on the Campaign for Purdue fundraising effort, as well as the university's strategic plan, both of which officially end on June 30. This also will be university President Martin C. Jischke's final farewell event. Jischke is retiring this summer after seven years as Purdue's president.

CONTACT: Kim Medaris, Purdue News Service, (765) 494-6998,   kmedaris@purdue.edu

 

Call Center Campus helps bring corporate contact centers up to date

July 9-12. Corporate call-center professionals will visit Purdue for the 14th annual Call Center Campus. The conference will look to the future of call centers as strategic and marketing tools for companies. Keynote presenters include administrators from Continental Airlines, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., American Teleservices Association and UCN Inc.

CONTACT: Maggie Morris, Purdue News Service, (765) 494-2432, maggiemorris@purdue.edu

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096; purduenews@purdue.edu

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