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 Republic: Well before a six-piece mariachi band could launch its first spirited number Friday evening in downtown Columbus, an expanded Festiva Latina already looked to be a success. An estimated 500 people already began crowding Fourth Street just 45 minutes into the free, cultural bridge-building event, even as local and other officials issued a [...]
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 [...]
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.
Cub Manufacturing presentation by Jake Braley.
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.