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Strada Invests $8 Million in Innovative Projects Connecting Education to Employment

By Daryl Graham Senior Vice President, Philanthropy, Strada Education Network In our mission to improve the pathway between education and employment, Strada Education Network is dedicated to leveraging the most up-to-date research to inform our philanthropic decisions, based on what’s working, what deserves a chance to prove itself, and what has the greatest potential to [...]

Strada Invests $8 Million in Innovative Projects Connecting Education to Employment2019-02-05T12:30:30-04:00

IU President’s Medal for Excellence awarded to John Burnett

On January 31 John Burnett, Community Education Coalition's President & CEO, was awarded the Indiana University President's Medal for Excellence by President McRobbie for his part in the collaborative efforts to establish the Indiana University J Irwin Miller Architecture Program in Columbus, Indiana. The award was presented as part of a dedication ceremony for The Republic Building in Columbus [...]

IU President’s Medal for Excellence awarded to John Burnett2019-02-04T09:27:28-04:00

Higher education, greater success: Data shows attainment levels, incomes jumping locally

The Republic By Kirk Johannesen - 1/20/19 6:44 AM Significantly more residents in the greater Columbus area have earned advanced degrees compared to nearly a decade ago, an improvement that local educational and economic leaders say is beneficial to the community and its economy. The increase is attributable to job growth, skill needs, talent attraction and education [...]

Higher education, greater success: Data shows attainment levels, incomes jumping locally2019-01-30T11:51:12-04:00

Third of residents struggle financially: Exercise proves eye-opener for participants

The Republic November 24, 2018 By Kirk Johannesen About one-third of households in Bartholomew County live in poverty or are considered among the working poor. Ten percent are below the federal poverty threshold, and 24 percent fit into the category of Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed (ALICE), according to the United Way of Bartholomew County. The remaining two-thirds [...]

Third of residents struggle financially: Exercise proves eye-opener for participants2018-12-06T15:57:20-04:00

Speakers challenge, encourage Latino students: 220 attend conference in Columbus

The Republic 10/6/2018 by Mark Webber If opportunities for successful lives seem elusive for local Hispanics, obstacles can be overcome through effort. That message was delivered Friday to 220 Latino students in grades 7-10 during the first “Es Posible” conference, presented by the Latino Education Group, a program of the Community Education Coalition. Delivering the [...]

Speakers challenge, encourage Latino students: 220 attend conference in Columbus2018-12-06T16:00:12-04:00

A focus on student well-being: Counseling Counts expanding to all BCSC buildings

The Republic: Matthew Kent, 9/27/2018 A program designed to assist students with mental health and other needs has gained a foothold in the 11,500-student in the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. The Counseling Counts program is a two-tiered approach focused on prevention and providing acute care to students from prekindergarten through high school. With the launch [...]

A focus on student well-being: Counseling Counts expanding to all BCSC buildings2018-12-06T16:01:08-04:00

Crowd soaks in Festiva Latina: Hundreds attend cultural event

The Republic: Brian Blair, 9/15/2018 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 [...]

Crowd soaks in Festiva Latina: Hundreds attend cultural event2018-12-06T16:03:29-04:00