The World Food Championships to crown World Food Champion at Final Table event hosted by Ivy Tech's Culinary and Conference Center

The Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center, located on the downtown Indianapolis campus, will host the World Food Championships' (WFC) Final Table event in May 2020. Chefs and cooks from all over the world participate in this event to showcase their skills and open doors to television and other media opportunities in the industry. "We're … Continue reading The World Food Championships to crown World Food Champion at Final Table event hosted by Ivy Tech's Culinary and Conference Center

First responders can take advantage of free tuition through new Indiana Volunteer Firefighters scholarship program

The Indiana Volunteer Firefighter’s Association and Ivy Tech Community College have partnered to give volunteer first responders across Indiana the chance to earn a two-year degree, tuition-free with the Volunteer Firefighters Scholarship program. What first started as an idea from State Representative Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) turned into a new program to recruit and retain volunteer … Continue reading First responders can take advantage of free tuition through new Indiana Volunteer Firefighters scholarship program

Indy Achieves continues to provide Marion County residents with post secondary education opportunities

Ivy Tech President Sue Ellspermann, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Ivy Tech Central Indiana Chancellor Kathleen Lee withIvy Tech Indy Achieves Completion Grant recipients. Efforts with Indy Achieves, the Marion County promise program initiated by Mayor Joe Hogsett, is going strong at Ivy Tech of Central Indiana for the Spring 2020 semester.  Indy Achieves funds … Continue reading Indy Achieves continues to provide Marion County residents with post secondary education opportunities

Fall 2019 commencement speaker accepted into TechPoint's Xtern program

Andrea Johnson is a member of IvyWorks-Indy Women in Tech and LiFT Scholars program at Ivy Tech and earned her associate of science degree in Informatics in December 2019. At the top of the year, her family announced they were moving to Georgia, so she saved up money by completing odd jobs, got an apartment … Continue reading Fall 2019 commencement speaker accepted into TechPoint's Xtern program

Ivy Tech Early Resource Connections Center Hosts Thanksgiving for 27 Students

The Early Resource Connections Center was excited to provide all the fixins for a Thanksgiving feast to 27 Ivy Tech students on Monday, November 25 through the generosity of The Alhuda Foundation.  This Fishers based organization supports a large community of Muslims of many languages and experiences all praying side-by-side. This is the third year … Continue reading Ivy Tech Early Resource Connections Center Hosts Thanksgiving for 27 Students

Ivy Tech Making Progress to a Footprint in Hancock County

Dr. LaWanda Jobe, Executive Site Director of Ivy Tech Lawrence, has been working with Greenfield/Hancock County regarding an MOU/agreement for a plan to have an Ivy Tech presence in Hancock County. "It is our intention to continue forming collaborative partnerships; creating an Ivy Tech footprint and presence through course offerings, workforce trainings, certifications and technical … Continue reading Ivy Tech Making Progress to a Footprint in Hancock County

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month Success

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness month was a tremendous success at Ivy Tech Indianapolis, with more than 200 participants across all events that took place in November.  This event, hosted by a multi-office team (coordinated by Stephanie Williams), included a food insecurity documentary and discussion, a poverty simulation, an eviction documentary and discussion and a community symposium. These events were … Continue reading Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month Success

Ivy Tech Central Indiana Hosts Community Symposium to Bring Awareness to Hunger and Homelessness

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – November is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month and according to Feeding America, Marion County’s rate of food insecurity is higher than the national average; while The Eviction Lab consistently ranks Indianapolis among the top 20 cities with housing instability. To bring greater awareness to these issues, Ivy Tech Community College of Central … Continue reading Ivy Tech Central Indiana Hosts Community Symposium to Bring Awareness to Hunger and Homelessness

Ivy Tech making progress to a footprint in Hancock County

Dr. LaWanda Jobe, executive site director of Ivy Tech Lawrence, has been working with Greenfield/Hancock County regarding an MOU/agreement for a plan to have an Ivy Tech presence in Hancock County. "It is our intention to continue forming collaborative partnerships; creating an Ivy Tech footprint and presence through course offerings, workforce trainings, certifications and technical … Continue reading Ivy Tech making progress to a footprint in Hancock County

Avon location sees success with Wayne Adult Basic Education partnership

Ivy Tech Avon is seeing success with its partnership with Wayne Adult Basic Education. The two organizations teamed up in the fall of 2017, in which Ivy Tech Avon provides space for High School Equivalency (HSE) classes. "Since August 2017, we have seen 49 students enroll in the program with 16 having enrolled since August … Continue reading Avon location sees success with Wayne Adult Basic Education partnership