Fun Activities—All Year Round
Check out some of the annual events hosted by the Mastodon Alumni Association. Reconnect and have fun with old friends, professors, and faculty at events such as the Mastodon Roast, Homecoming, and Alumni Night at the TinCaps.
November 19: Mastodon Alumni Community Diversity Panel/Discussion
Virtual | 6:30pm
December All Month: Social Media Ugly Sweater Contest
Who doesn’t love a good ugly sweater contest ?!? We do!! Unfortunately since we can’t see you in person, we want to see those sweaters on social media! Snap a selfie in your tackiest holiday sweater and share it on social media. Make sure to tag the Mastodon Alumni Community in your posts and use the hashtags #UglySweaterDons #HappyHoliDons. We will announce the winner on Tuesday, December 22.
December All Month: Mastodon Alumni Virtual Holiday Gift Exchange
Applications due: Nov. 16 | Exchange partners assigned: Nov. 20 |
Gift drop off: Dec. 7-11 | Contactless gift delivery: Dec 21 & 22
Here’s how it works...
1)If you want to participate in the gift exchange, fill out this application on or before November 16.
2)We will partner you with another alumni and send you the specifics on your partner by November 20.
3)You will purchase a gift for your assigned partner and drop it off at the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (unwrapped) between December 7-11.
4)We will deliver (or mail if needed!) gifts to everyone between December 21 & 22.
5)That’s it! Enjoy your gift from a fellow alumni and Happy Holidays!
Purdue Fort Wayne Day of Giving
We are thrilled to report that Purdue Fort Wayne received 678 gifts, nearly tripling last year’s participation, and donations of more than $481,000, a 73% increase from 2019. The most exciting information to share are the Alumni participation. Alumni participation grew from 71 donations in 2019 to 157 donations this year, a 117% increase.