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Veteran Affairs

Purdue Military and Veterans Affairs Symposium


In conjunction with Purdue University’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, the Krannert School of Management invites you and your friends to join the Purdue Military and Veterans’ Affairs Symposium. The Symposium is being held to “educate and strengthen Krannert and the broader Purdue community in supporting the military and veteran community.”

During the Symposium, we hope that you will join us for one, two, or all of the following events:





Understanding unique needs of military and veteran students

9:00 a.m.

Rawls Hall, 2082

Mr. Jamie Richards

Interview with Rear Admiral Ostebo, U.S. Coast Guard
Remarks by:
Purdue President Mitch Daniels

10:00 a.m.

Rawls Hall, 2082

Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo
Lt. Commander Craig Murray
Mr. Chris Molina

Krannert Executive Forum

Developing Leadership Skills in the Military and Beyond

11:30 a.m.

Rawls Hall, 1086

Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo


12:30 p.m.

Krannert Building, 
Drawing Room

Mr. Darryl's Southern BBQ, Army Veteran

How to Help Military Families

Soap & Towel Campaign for Homeless Veterans

1:00 p.m.

Krannert Building, Drawing Room

Dr. Stacie Hitt

Ms. Jazna Stannard

Presentation of EBV Business Plans

1:30 p.m.

Rawls Hall, 3011

EBV Students

Symposium Reception

5:30 p.m.

Rawls Hall, 3011

Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo and EBV Students


*To register for lunch, purchase $10 lunch tickets in the Krannert Drawing Room from Christy Butcher.
Payment forms will be available on-site, checks payable to Purdue University. After payment is received, tickets will be distributed. Tickets go on sale October 9.

RSVP prior to November 4, by clicking here.
More detail of our guest speakers and events can be found in our program guide here.

soap and towel campaign   Soap & Towel Campaign for Homeless Veterans.

If you have any concerns, please call 765­-494­-9700 or e-mail butcherc@purdue.edu.

Parking Information

You will be able to park in the Grant Street Garage.  Click here for directions.

The Symposium events will be held in the Krannert Building or Rawls Hall which are located directly across from the Purdue Memorial Union at the corner of State and Grant Streets.

Purdue University is proud to host the Symposium and our EBV program.