COLUMBUS, Ind.–Ivy Tech Community College and Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg. Inc. (TIEM) will unveil the new Toyota Industrial Equipment Welding Laboratory at Ivy Tech in Columbus with a special ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, September 25. Of the $367,800 gift TIEM has donated to the college, Ivy Tech used $250,000 to renovate, expand and upgrade its welding lab, nearly tripling [...]
The Republic: The new leader at the McDowell Education Center hopes to form partnerships with local employers to prepare adult education students with skills that are needed in the workforce. Megan Shaff, who was promoted to adult and alternative education director for Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. effective with the new school year, had spent the [...]
The Tribune: Before the 2018-19 school year began, more than 20 Indiana teachers and school counselors wrapped up the fourth year of a unique summer internship program to better connect industry to education. That included Robin Perry of Brownstown Central High School. Through the Indiana Department of Education’s Teachers/Counselors in Industry program, she completed an [...]
The Republic: A group of Latino leaders with Columbus connections shared their journeys to educational and career success with students from five area high schools who hope to follow in their footsteps. Exito Latino, a one-day event at the Columbus Learning Center, brought 180 Latino students to the IUPUC and Ivy Tech Community College campus [...]
While career and workforce development continues to be an important issue to Hoosiers, the Jackson County Learning Center is providing necessary education and workforce support to enable Hoosiers to develop skills, grow their potential, and work toward a bright future.
Congratulations to Columbus Signature Academy for receiving STEM certification from the Indiana Department of Education! The project-based school is one of 60 in the state that have received the designation.
The Republic: Nearly two dozen students excited to be part of something new started classes in something old — yet distinctly Modern. Inside First Christian Church, one of the most well-known designs of renowned Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, Indiana University’s new J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program commenced Monday in downtown Columbus. The church, which opened [...]
Ivy Tech Columbus and the Indiana National Guard hosted a "cable-cutting" ceremony today at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County to celebrate the launch of the College's new Cyber Academy. Governor Eric Holcomb, Major General Courtney Carr, Ivy Tech President Dr. Sue Ellspermann, Ivy Tech Columbus Chancellor Dr. Steven Combs, and students from the inaugural Cyber Academy [...]
On June 23, 2018, John Clark, host of the WCSI News and Views program, interviewed Kathy Huffman, Manager for the EcO Attainment Network, to learn about the EcO Attainment Network and the region’s Lumina Talent Hub designation which was awarded in the Fall of 2017. The Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its [...]