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Benefits of a Business Degree at Krannert: From Traditions to Arts and Culture

Monday, December 11, 2017

Purdue students demonstrate the benefits of a business degree

When selecting an MBA program, finding a school with amazing traditions, die-hard sports fans, and a wealth of diversity and cultural entertainment, makes daily life one of the benefits of a business degree. Here at Krannert, our Full-Time MBA students are leading consulting meetings one day and cheering on the Boilermakers or visiting a campus art gallery the next. Discover the wide array of offerings that make daily life at Krannert unforgettable.

Traditions — and the students and staff that celebrate them — are a large component of what makes Purdue so unique. From a 10-foot-tall drum that makes an appearance on the football field at every home game, to the annual 50-mile go-kart race, and the largest collegiate newspaper in the state of Indiana, our Boilermakers are committed to traditions. And, we’re just getting started! Learn about all of Purdue’s traditions, and find your favorite.

The athletics at Purdue are ingrained with tradition and history, and — sometimes — covered in black and gold paint. Like any school, we have our rivalries, but, these competitions come with 100-year old stories, and even the coveted bucket and cannon.

Cheer on our Boilermakers as they compete against other Big 10 schools, workout at the recreation center in between classes, compete in intramural sports, and practice your swing at one of our golf courses.

Student Organizations and Diversity
With hundreds of Purdue clubs, Krannert MBA organizations, and centers and groups for specific populations, Purdue students have a vast selection of choices at their fingertips to get involved. 

At Krannert, our professors and mentors represent 20 different countries and the 2017 MBA class comes from 22 different countries. We're diverse, yet proud of our Midwestern roots.

Arts and Culture
The Purdue Department of Theatre puts on four ticketed shows a year, with a mixture of guest performers, faculty, undergraduate and graduate students.

Our university is home to multiple art galleries that featuring work from regional, national, and international artists. Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Fountain Gallery, and the Patti & Rusty Galleries showcase a variety of art mediums and styles, exhibits throughout the year, and permanent collections.

Purdue Convocations bring national-level entertainment to the campus. Offerings include Broadway musicals, lectures, musical artists, and more.

When choosing a school for your Full-Time MBA program, don't forget to look into all the aspects that will form your life there. One of the benefits of a business degree at Krannert is the Purdue traditions, a culture that celebrates diversity, sports teams to cheer on, and arts and culture to soak in. For more information on the daily Krannert life, living in Lafayette, and resources for moving, please visit this page

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Scott Nelson
Assistant Director of Recruiting
Krannert MBA & MS Programs