Emerging Initiatives

Duke Energy Provides Local Grant

The Republic By Staff Reports - 6/21/20 9:44 AM Duke Energy, through its shareholder-funded foundation, is awarding more than $220,000 in grants to support 15 workforce development programs in nine Indiana counties. The grants support workforce education and training programs that address the most pressing skills gaps in the communities the company serves. “We recognize that, for [...]

Duke Energy Provides Local Grant2020-06-30T08:40:27-04:00

AirPark Columbus College Campus Brochure and Landing Page

We would like to share a new digital brochure promoting the AirPark Columbus College Campus that the CEC has created alongside our local higher education partners: IUPUC, Ivy Tech, and Purdue Polytechnic. In response to the current health and economic crisis, this brochure aims to inform graduating high school seniors (and their parents) as well as [...]

AirPark Columbus College Campus Brochure and Landing Page2020-06-09T08:28:40-04:00

IHEP Creates CEC & CivicLab Stakeholder Engagement Process Guidebook

The Institute for Higher Education Policy has created a fantastic guidebook providing an overview of the CEC / CivicLab Stakeholder Engagement Process - our process for working together collaboratively toward shared regional outcomes. "Community. Collaboration. Co-creation. These are the three principles that the Community Education Coalition (CEC) has applied for more than ten years to [...]

IHEP Creates CEC & CivicLab Stakeholder Engagement Process Guidebook2020-03-23T13:19:48-04:00

EcO IT Network Awarded EWIN Planning Grant

EWIN Grant awarded This fall, the Information Technology (IT) EcO Network was awarded a $9000 EWIN planning grant from the University of Indianapolis’ Center of Excellence in Learning of Leadership (CELL), Education Workforce Innovative Network (EWIN) office.  The project launched on October 31st, with the following objective: Make it easy for employers and local high [...]

EcO IT Network Awarded EWIN Planning Grant2019-11-15T08:12:19-05:00

EcO Network Forum on the Future of Work

Partners gather to discuss Future of Work The energy in the room was high on Monday, November 4th when close to a hundred EcO Network partners met at the Indigo Hotel in Columbus for a discussion forum on the future of work. We had representatives from all EcO Network industry sectors including manufacturing, healthcare and [...]

EcO Network Forum on the Future of Work2019-11-14T09:18:42-05:00