Ivy Tech Community College Celebrates Distinguished Alumni

September 29, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College honored Ashley Gurvitz of Indianapolis as one of 18 individuals across the state selected to receive the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor given to recognize Ivy Tech Alumni. Selected through a highly competitive process, each recipient has made a lasting impact on their community and on Ivy Tech through outstanding professional, philanthropic, or volunteer accomplishments.

 “These individuals exemplify service and leadership in extraordinary ways,” said Ivy Tech President Dr. Sue Ellspermann. “Our distinguished alumni prove that an Ivy Tech education equates to career fulfillment and economic prosperity, and I am honored to witness how the College has played a role in their continued lifelong success.” 

Amanda Bonilla, Ivy Tech Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, Belonging, and Community Engagement, nominated Ashley Gurvitz for all that she does to improve the quality of life for Indianapolis’ Eastside community members. “Ashley exemplifies Ivy Tech Indianapolis’ vision of being the ‘campus without walls.’ We are #IvyIndyProud to have Ashley represent our campus with such a significant honor of Distinguished Alumni,” wrote Bonilla.

Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are all encouraged to make nominations. Awardees must be graduates of Ivy Tech, having received an Associate Degree, Technical Certificate, or Certificate. The College has been honoring Distinguished Alumni since 1998. 

For more information or to view a full list of the Distinguished Alumni honorees, visit www.ivytech.edu/alumniawards

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree. Follow Ivy Tech on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for the most up-to-date information. 

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