“If you genuinely want to get an education, you can find a way.” Ivy Tech Software Development student Jacob Coverdill says. “There are opportunities out there for people of any background for an education. I found my opportunity at Ivy Tech.” Initially, Jacob enrolled at Ivy Tech with a straight-forward goal of “getting in and … Continue reading I Define Success – Jacob Coverdill

I Define Success – Jacob Coverdill

Exciting growth for the Advantage Shelby County Program

Advantage Shelby County is a partnership between Ivy Tech Community College, Shelby County and the City of Shelbyville to make a college degree more attainable for the county's graduates through financial assistance, advising services, and community mentors, among other things.  After much success, the program is expanding and is seeking a full-time program coordinator and student services … Continue reading Exciting growth for the Advantage Shelby County Program

Demetria Jimerson to bring Foster Youth Initiative Program to 17 Ivy Tech Locations in 2020

Central Indiana employee Demetria Jimerson is leading the charge for the Foster Youth Initiative Program at Ivy Tech. The program aspires to help current and prospective students who did not receive a degree or certification after aging out of the foster care system achieve their post-secondary education goals.  This Initiative, which actually spans across the state, … Continue reading Demetria Jimerson to bring Foster Youth Initiative Program to 17 Ivy Tech Locations in 2020

Successful SASE faculty members enjoy great professional development opportunity at Marengo Cave

Story by Erica BarrowProfessor of Earth Science and Faculty Council President On Saturday, February 1, thirteen adventurous Ivy Tech School of Arts, Sciences and Education (SASE) faculty members, representing a variety of teaching disciplines, completed an immersive Marengo Cave tour, all in the name of engaging professional development. During our 3.5-hour cave tour/crawl, we conquered … Continue reading Successful SASE faculty members enjoy great professional development opportunity at Marengo Cave

Students have exciting scholarship opportunity assisting the Indianapolis Zoo

Engineering students in the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering and Applied Sciences are being encouraged to participate in an exciting scholarship opportunity with the Indianapolis Zoo for its Spring 2020 Animal Enrichment Challenge.  Ivy Tech has partnered with the zoo for this event sponsored by Autodesk where students will be tasked with using the Autodesk … Continue reading Students have exciting scholarship opportunity assisting the Indianapolis Zoo

Business Communication students visit the Indiana Statehouse

Four BUSN 216 business communication students and their professor Tamara Cooper had a successful visit to the Indiana Statehouse on Tuesday, February 4.  It was the first time the four had visited the Statehouse, where they had the opportunity to hear presentations from several state legislators regarding community initiatives. The students were also able to introduce … Continue reading Business Communication students visit the Indiana Statehouse

Ivy Tech at the 61st Annual World of Wheels Custom Car Show

On February 7-9, Ivy Tech Community College was once again the educational partner for the 61st Annual World of Wheels Custom Car Show, which took place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. World of Wheels is the largest custom car shows in the central part of the United States that accommodates nearly 32,000 spectators each year. … Continue reading Ivy Tech at the 61st Annual World of Wheels Custom Car Show

Ivy Tech Indianapolis’ Machine Tool Technology program wins award from Governor’s Workforce Cabinet The Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet awarded Ivy Tech Community College’s Machine Tool Technology program with its Award of Excellence for Outstanding Postsecondary Career and Technical Education School Program of Study. The College will be presented the award at the CTE Awards for … Continue reading Ivy Tech Indianapolis’ Machine Tool Technology program wins award from Governor’s Workforce Cabinet

Ivy Tech Indianapolis’ Machine Tool Technology program wins award from Governor’s Workforce Cabinet

Local sheet metal fabricator develops partnership with Ivy Tech Indianapolis to recruit skilled Machine Tool Technology employees

One of the biggest challenges an employer has is finding the right talent, especially in fields where a specific set of skills and expertise is needed. Ivy Tech Community College is bridging that gap by engaging with employers to ensure job placements meet workforce needs, which is precisely what David DeBruyn of Estes Design and … Continue reading Local sheet metal fabricator develops partnership with Ivy Tech Indianapolis to recruit skilled Machine Tool Technology employees