FROM THE PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET COMMUNITY New Outdoor Athletics Complex at Dowling Park Thanks to the generous support of the City of Hammond and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. (BS ’96), and our corporate sponsors,Fifth Third Bank, Community Hospital, Albert’s Jewelers, PepsiCo, and The Times Media Company, Purdue University Calumet men’s and women’s soccer, baseball, […]
How much will students and their families pay to earn a million dollars?
That is a noteworthy question given that baccalaureate-degreed individuals over the course of their professional lives average $1 million more in earnings than those who have no more than a high school diploma.
To say Nick Wilson, owner of Glenwood, Ill.-based Morrison Container Handling Solutions, played a key role in Purdue Calumet’s decision to offer one of the nation’s few, but emerging mechatronics engineering technology baccalaureate degree programs is like calling Babe Ruth a decent baseball player.
So began the message Stacey Howell, 30, of Schererville posted on the Purdue Calumet Facebook page just days before Dec. 18 graduation for him and 682 classmates.