Manufacturing

Welded bliss: New Toyota lab to prepare Ivy Tech students for growing job opportunities

The Republic: A new welding lab at Ivy Tech Community College in Columbus represents the latest local investment in workforce development. The college on Tuesday unveiled its Toyota Industrial Equipment Welding Laboratory, made possible by a $367,800 donation from TIEM, a Columbus-based forklift company that is the county’s fourth-largest manufacturing employer. More than 35 people turned [...]

Welded bliss: New Toyota lab to prepare Ivy Tech students for growing job opportunities 2018-09-26T09:32:16+00:00

Ivy Tech, Toyota open new welding lab

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 [...]

Ivy Tech, Toyota open new welding lab 2018-09-21T08:11:29+00:00

Virtual reality lab gives students in Columbus a new way to learn

COLUMBUS, Ind. – "I can actually make a blood vessel just by pulling the triggers,” said high school junior Ivan Lamb as he began pressing buttons on his virtual reality controller. Soon after that, he was reaching out into thin air attempting to grab a piece of DNA. "Even though you learn it on paper, going [...]

Virtual reality lab gives students in Columbus a new way to learn 2018-09-10T08:36:02+00:00

Brownstown teacher participates in summer internship program

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 [...]

Brownstown teacher participates in summer internship program 2018-09-10T08:29:58+00:00

Latino students pursue dreams: College, careers within reach

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 [...]

Latino students pursue dreams: College, careers within reach 2018-09-10T08:24:29+00:00

Representative Hollingsworth visits Jackson County Learning Center

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.

Representative Hollingsworth visits Jackson County Learning Center 2018-09-04T13:11:04+00:00

CSA New Tech High School receives STEM Certification

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.

CSA New Tech High School receives STEM Certification 2018-08-30T13:31:49+00:00

Ivy Tech Columbus & Indiana National Guard Celebrate New Cyber Academy

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 [...]

Ivy Tech Columbus & Indiana National Guard Celebrate New Cyber Academy 2018-08-22T18:02:54+00:00