Maureen and her new co-worker/pet, Sally Maureen Keller has taught hundreds of students taking IVYT Student Success classes since she joined Ivy Tech in 2008. It began by teaching just that one elective and over time, she began teaching more sections within the Foundations of Success department, also while teaching part-time in the corrections setting. … Continue reading An easy transition to a fully remote classroom
Franklin Adjunct Judith Davis has been a part of the Ivy Tech Community College family since 1994. She began teaching at the Columbus campus and picked up classes at Ivy Tech Franklin when the location became a part of Columbus. In all her years of teaching, her new virtual classroom may be the most unique … Continue reading A virtual classroom with… chickens!
Paralegal Studies student, Ana Pagan Carver, never would have guessed that the tail end of her college career would be in the middle of a global pandemic. But making swift changes isn't something new in her world! Just two months ago, she and her husband welcomed their second child, Wesley - who is the little … Continue reading #IvyIsWhereYouAre: Balancing school and little ones
Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies Program Chair, Lara O'Dell, has been at Ivy Tech Community College since 2009, but on Monday, March 23, she experienced something completely new: Teaching a class 100% online via Zoom. "As we were getting off, I spoke to each of the students individually, asking if they had any questions or … Continue reading #IvyIsWhereYouAre: Overcoming obstacles
On February 13, World Civilization II students examined historic “incunabula” leaves, one from a 1473 book printed by Peter Schoeffer (Gutenberg’s apprentice), and one from the Liber Chronicarum (the Nuremberg Chronicle) of 1493. Collected by Professor Jack Cooney, he presented them as part of the innovative guest speaker program pioneered by Professor Mike Sparks. Jack … Continue reading World Civilization II students have a successful history class visit
The February issue of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's Hoosier Responder magazine featured mentions of Ivy Tech's Public Safety programs. Read the full story here.
On Thursday, March 5, Ivy Tech Noblesville hosted the Hamilton County Career Hiring Event, welcoming more than 340 students and community members interested in permanent entry-level and experienced job positions. The 60+ employers that attended represented a variety of high-demand industries, including construction, IT, human services, hospitality, manufacturing, logistics and more.
This February, Ivy Tech Indianapolis alumna Kylin Brown (Fine Arts graduate) had the privilege to serve two different weeks at the Plainfield Community School Corporation's Imagination Lab as their Artist in Residency. The lab opened in 2018 and is a unique, high-tech learning facility for elementary school students, providing them with new opportunities to prepare them for … Continue reading Ivy Tech Alumna Kylin Brown Serves as Artist in Residency at the Imagination Lab
On February 20-21, the English department collaborated to launch the #IvyWrites Activity Fair and the inaugural Carol Schuck #IvyWrites Workshop. IvyLife and the School of Arts Sciences and Education Speaker Series supported the endeavor. The Thursday Activity Fair filled the IFC Commons with clusters of tables and students experimenting with quick, fun writing activities. Students … Continue reading English Department Hosts Succesful #IvyWrites Activity Fair and Workshop
On February 18, Ivy Tech sponsored Indiana INTERNnet's 2020 IMPACT Awards, an event that celebrates internship success across the state. Indiana INTERNnet is a free internship-matching program from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, connecting employers, students, high schools, colleges and universities. At this year's event, Charlene Williams, assistant director of Career Services, was nominated for the … Continue reading Ivy Tech Alumni Nominated for INTERNnet Impact Awards