Express Enrollment Center Director Arlonda Dickerson, had been in the hospital fighting for her life since March 31, and was finally able to go home last week! WRTV covered Arlonda's hospital send off in a recent segment. Read the story and watch the video here.
When the world goes to chaos, how do you find joy? Many of Ivy Tech’s faculty, staff, and students are finding wonderful pinpricks of joy by practicing gratitude. By placing their focus on what they are thankful for, they take a bit of the negative, nervous energy that is so common these days and transform … Continue reading Practicing Gratitude as a way of Combating COVID-19
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Like thousands of other educators across the nation, Joycell Ingram, an adjunct professor for the Health Care department at Ivy Tech Community College Avon, is making the sudden and unprecedented transition to virtual learning. “I am learning to teach remotely at jet speed,” Ingram said. “This is and has been an eye-opening experience.” Remote teaching … Continue reading Preparing for the future by learning new ways to teach in the present
Kimberly Hilton has been an associate professor in the English department at Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis for 15 years, and spent six years prior to that as an adjunct. Like the rest of us, Hilton has been making the adjustment to a remote workplace, complete with new “coworkers.” “This is my home office assistant, … Continue reading #IvyIsWhereYouAre: How pets help bring comfort
Chrissy Pearson has been with Ivy Tech Indianapolis' Visual Communications program for five years as an adjunct instructor. Eight months ago, she took on a new role as an Educational Technologist. Little did she know not even a year later, her role would help the service area make one of its largest transitions. In the … Continue reading #IvyIsWhereYouAre: New furry coworkers
When Lauren Ruddick began classes at Ivy Tech Franklin last August, she thought she had an idea of how her time as a student would be before transferring to a four-year institution. And then everything changed! Not only did Lauren quickly adjust to taking virtual classes, but like all of us, had to overhaul her … Continue reading #IvyIsWhereYouAre: Changing Norms
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