We would like to thank everyone who participated in the #URLeapingForward contest! The contest invited residents to capture themselves or others showing their experiences within University Residences.

Only students who are registered to live in University Residences next year were eligible to win. Posts were judged on creativity, originality, and showcasing the theme of success in University Residences.

First Place: Darby Roberts (Purdue Village)

Darby shared her thoughts on living in Purdue Village as a freshman in the video below, as well as additional thoughts on her Purdue experience in a blog post. Darby has been awarded free room for the Fall 2019 semester.


Second Place: Yiyao (Iris) Zhang (McCutcheon Hall)

Iris shared a wealth of her experiences from McCutcheon Hall, University Residences Multicultural Connections and more. Iris has been awarded a free meal plan for the Fall 2019 semester.

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Third Place: Renae Goik (Windsor Halls)

Renae shared her experiences from living in Windsor Halls. Renae won dinner for two at the Sagamore Restaurant and two tickets to a Purdue Convocations event next year.


Congratulations to the winners from the #URLeapingForward contest!

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