‘Thanks, Purdue Calumet, I won’t forget you’
“I started here 4½ years ago, and now I’m officially finished with my last final of my undergraduate degree.”
So began the message December graduate Stacey Howell, 30, of Schererville posted on the Purdue Calumet Facebook page just days before Dec. 18 Commencement Exercises. Howell and 682 classmates earned Purdue degrees last fall. While they all have different stories, the diversity of their circumstances provides, ironically, a degree of common ground.