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Purdue University-Founders Park

  1. 1. Founders Park<br />
  2. 2. Purdue University<br /> When people think about Purdue, they usually picture a campus with green trees, red brick buildings, various parks, as well as a black-and-gold color scheme. <br />As a member of The Big Ten, Purdue well respected for it’s education and entertainment by students all over the world.<br />
  3. 3. Founders Park<br />In 1994, a new Liberal Arts and Education building began construction . Located in front of this building, a new park was designed and built named Founders Park.<br />Founders Park has a rectangular layout and consists of beautiful green trees, the Loeb Fountain, stone tables and benches.<br />
  4. 4. The original use of Founders Park is for memorization <br />In honor of the people who played crucial role in founding and shaping Purdue in its difficult early years, Founders Park is located in the heart of the original campus.<br />A plaque installed in the area near the Loeb Fountain lists the representatives of those people, including students, faculty members, trustees, benefactors and administrators who helped form Purdue.<br />
  5. 5. Beautiful Scenes <br />Flowering trees<br />The Loeb Fountain<br />
  6. 6. Founders Park reflects Purdue identity<br />Considered as a retreat for students, Founders Park perfectly reflects one of Purdue’s identities--a wonderful place for students to <br /><ul><li> Study
  7. 7. Enjoy Entertainment </li></li></ul><li>Studying in Nature<br />It is serene here in the morning. You can only hear birds singing and the friction of leaves as a breeze passes.<br />Students can read and do homework here alone or with friends .<br />
  8. 8. Refreshing Fun<br />Participating in a fountain run is a tradition for Purdue students. <br />Fortunately, we have Loeb Fountain that provides clear cool water and enough space to play.<br />
  9. 9. BBQ at the Fountain side<br />Occasionally, there is also a BBQ booth just at the side of fountain, providing refreshing snacks and beverages.<br />
  10. 10. Founders Park adds some new identity to Purdue<br />Founders Park is not only a place for commemoration and student service; it is also for families and residents in West Lafayette to enjoy their day.<br />
  11. 11. A fun time for families and children<br />Families prefer gathering here to enjoy sunny afternoons. You can always hear children’s excited laughing throughout the park. <br />Kids run through the fountain, chasing each other happily. Some parents also go into fountain, playing with their children .<br />
  12. 12. Purdue identities shown in Founders Park <br /><ul><li> Reflection of the traditional identity</li></ul>Founders Park absolutely reflects the traditional identity of Purdue as a campus of education and entertainment for students both here and abroad.<br /><ul><li> Addition to the brand-new identity</li></ul>Founders Park also adds something new to Purdue as a magnet for families and residents to gain happiness and enjoy life as well.<br />
  13. 13. Works Cited<br />Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education, and Founder’s Park. Apr. 13, 2005. E-Archives. Jun.25, 2010.<br />People playing in Loeb Fountain. Jun. 23, 2005. E-Archives. Jun.30, 2010.<br />Purdue . Jun. 29, 2010. Revolutionmyself. Jul. 1, 2010.<br />Students in Loeb Fountain. Sep. 10, 2005. E-Archives. Jul. 1, 2010.<br />View from Beering Hall. Umberger, Dave. Oct. 5, 2004. E-Archives. Jul. 1, 2010.<br />

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