We are Purdue Family

Drawn to the field of education by a need to make the world a better place, our 18,000 alumni make an impact in their communities. You will find them in P-12 education, higher education, government, private industry, small business and non-profit organizations; Boilermakers doing important work.

Every two years, Purdue’s College of Education recognizes outstanding alumni who have made major contributions to the field of education and the world with the Distinguished Education Alumni Awards.