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Krannert School Alumni Association Student Engagement Activities

The Krannert School Alumni Association (KSAA) is a board composed of distinguished alumni that represent various industries and functional areas.  We invite you to network and engage with these alumni during the Spring KSAA Board meetings to be held Thursday, April 18th through Friday, April 19th - please see our schedule of events below.  


To learn more about those who serve on the KSAA Board, please visit 


KSAA Alumni Panel: 

Thursday, April 18th from 5:30 - 7:30
Krannert Center

Hear from a panel of distinguished alumni about the techniques and strategies to effectively enter your internship or full-time position.  We will discuss ways in which you can leverage your experiences at the Krannert School to help you stand out among the crowd of new interns and employees.  We will end with a networking reception so you can have one-on-one time with all of our KSAA Board Members who are in attendance.

Panel of speakers :

Tom McDuffeeTom McDuffee
Purdue University, Krannert School of Management
(Retired SR VP of Human Resources, Verallia)

Earl MajorEarl Major
Director for HR Policy and Practices
Humana Inc.

Scott SandefurScott Sandefur
General Director, NA Labor Relations
General Motors

Jody RussellJody Russell
Human Resources Director


KSAA Roundtable Lunches: 

Friday, April 19th from 12:00 - 1:30
Food will be provided
Krannert Center

You will have the opportunity to have an intimate discussion around a particular functional area with a small group of alumni over lunch.  During this discussion, you will be able to learn more about the career paths and experiences of our alumni in a particular functional area; these areas include Finance, Human Resources, IT/Market Research and Supply Chain/Operations.  You will also be able to garner feedback on how to best leverage your experience at Krannert to help you transition into an internship or full time job.  To see the full list of KSAA members who may be in attendance, please visit


We thank you for your interest in engaging with our Krannert School Alumni Association!  These events have a limited capacity and it is expected that all students who RSVP for these events will be in attendance.  Thank you!