Ivy Tech Alumni finds passion and success in health care field

Jessica Day was a mother of 4 and was 44 years old when she took the leap of returning to college. “I was nervous,” She said. “But the staff at orientation attracted me to Ivy Tech. They all were encouraging and had something to say towards all ages.” Jessica graduated from Ivy Tech with a … Continue reading Ivy Tech Alumni finds passion and success in health care field

Ivy Tech allows engineering student to go “all in”

When Blaine Wilken commits to something, he really commits. That was true of his service in the United States Coast Guard and it’s true in his work as a controls engineer at Bastian Solutions, a systems integrator and engineering firm in Carmel. And it was certainly true of how he approached academics as an Ivy … Continue reading Ivy Tech allows engineering student to go “all in”

Ivy Tech Alumni receives portion of $25K prize through Techpoint’s “S.O.S. Challenge”

Ivy Tech alumni, Merouane Baoch, was a part of the winning Transportation App team in Techpoint's Summer Opportunities for Students (S.O.S.) Challenge. As a reward, Baoch will receive a portion of the $25,000 prize. Techpoint's S.O.S. Challenge was a replacement activity for the Summer Xtern program that Techpoint sponsors every summer. Students were grouped into … Continue reading Ivy Tech Alumni receives portion of $25K prize through Techpoint’s “S.O.S. Challenge”

Ivy Tech Community College equips Indianapolis Biotechnology industry with skilled employees

Biotechnology is a field that has seen significant growth in global employment. In Indiana, jobs in the Biotechnology sector have increased by 12% over the last five years. At Ivy Tech Community College, the Biotechnology Program prepares students for careers in a variety of life science and manufacturing settings like research, pharmaceutical, and quality control. … Continue reading Ivy Tech Community College equips Indianapolis Biotechnology industry with skilled employees

Aspiring bio-medical engineer makes start in Ivy Tech’s LSAMP program

Careers in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) are growing in demand. The IN LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) program at Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana strives to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented minority students in STEM fields. Eric Raymond, an aspiring bio-medical engineer at Ivy Tech … Continue reading Aspiring bio-medical engineer makes start in Ivy Tech’s LSAMP program

How one Ivy Tech Electronic and Computer Technology student is using their degree to move up

Matthew Longshore graduated from Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis in 2019 with a degree in Electronic and Computer Technology (ECT), which became a foot in the door to what he shares is an exciting and challenging field. ECT is a quickly growing profession, with several opportunities. Ivy Tech ECT students graduate with a plethora of … Continue reading How one Ivy Tech Electronic and Computer Technology student is using their degree to move up

Ivy Tech Electrical Engineering alumni’s dream to pursue a career in STEM made possible through transfer opportunity

In May of 2019, Donte Sims graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a degree in Electrical Engineering, which helped pave the way for him to continue to IUPUI. “My program of study was not by any means easy,” Donte said, “but challenged me to be my best.” Like many students, Donte chose to take … Continue reading Ivy Tech Electrical Engineering alumni’s dream to pursue a career in STEM made possible through transfer opportunity

Ivy Tech Machine Tool Technology graduate lands a rewarding career as CAD/CAM instructor for Columbus Area Career Connection

When Dalton Foley wanted to advance his career in Machine Tool Technology, he needed to choose an institution that would give him the flexibility to work and take classes, which is why he decided to enroll at Ivy Tech Community College. “It was a better choice for me to stay at my current job and … Continue reading Ivy Tech Machine Tool Technology graduate lands a rewarding career as CAD/CAM instructor for Columbus Area Career Connection

I Define Success – Jacob Coverdill

“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