Podcast Episode 39 – Craig Johnson BGR

SUMMARY

This is Purdue, the official podcast for Purdue University, highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap.

Hosted by Purdue University alum, Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate, and Indiana native Kate Young, This is Purdue aims to examine all of the incredible accomplishments of Boilermakers and their contributions to the world.

Below, you’ll find helpful information, stories, and social media content regarding this episode of This is Purdue.

STRATEGY

In this episode of This Is Purdue, we’re going behind the scenes at Purdue’s largest Boiler Gold Rush event yet ahead of the start of the 2021 Fall Semester.

Listen in as we chat with Craig Johnson, Director of Orientation Programs at Purdue, about how BGR – formerly known as CORN Camp – originated, and how the team continues to evolve this massive event year after year.

Plus, we’re attending several events at BGR and talking to students experiencing BGR for the very first time.

If you’re a Purdue alumni, you’re sure to feel some nostalgia during this episode!

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Links to the podcast:

Podcast Page on Purdue.edu –  https://www.purdue.edu/podcast/

Apple – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-purdue/id1496040232

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SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDANCE

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SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

LinkedIn + Facebook

  • NEW #ThisIsPurdue EPISODE – OUT NOW! We went behind the scenes at Purdue’s largest Boiler Gold Rush event ever. Listen in as we chat with Craig Johnson, Director of Orientation Programs at Purdue, about how BGR – formerly known as CORN Camp – originated, and how the team evolves this massive event year after year. Plus, you’ll hear from students experiencing BGR for the very first time. If you’re a Purdue alumni, you’re sure to feel some nostalgia during this episode! Don’t miss it. @allaboardpurdue #BGR2021 <link>
  • This is not your average college orientation. This is Boiler Gold Rush. And #ThisIsPurdue! Relive the excitement by listening to the latest episode of our official university podcast, featuring behind the scenes interviews of students experiencing @allaboardpurdue for the first time. #BGR2021 <link>
  • “We get to set the tone … and help students get their start in a new place.” Craig Johnson, Director of Orientation Programs at Purdue, says that helping make Boiler Gold Rush happen is an honor. Hear more from Craig and get a behind-the-scenes look at #BGR2021 by listening to the latest episode of #ThisIsPurdue. @allaboardpurdue  <link>

Twitter + Instagram

  • NEW #ThisIsPurdue EPISODE – OUT NOW! We went behind the scenes at Purdue’s largest Boiler Gold Rush (@allaboardpurdue) event ever. If you’re a #Purdue alumni, you’re sure to feel some nostalgia during this episode! #BGR2021 <link>
  • “We get to set the tone … and help students get their start in a new place.” Craig Johnson, director of @allaboardpurdue, says that helping make Boiler Gold Rush happen is an honor. Hear more from Craig and get a behind-the-scenes look at #BGR2021 by listening to #ThisIsPurdue! <link>
  • Starting college is a big life change – a giant leap. That’s why Boiler Gold Rush exists! Building a sense of belonging on campus from day one can make all the difference. Hear more about #BGR2021 traditions and events from Craig Johnson, director of @allaboardpurdue, on the latest episode of #ThisIsPurdue. <link>

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