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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

Drawn to Columbus: IU master’s program in architecture debuts

The Republic: Kirk Johannesen -8/23/18 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, [...]

Drawn to Columbus: IU master’s program in architecture debuts2018-12-06T16:09:07-04:00

Indiana Sector Partnerships

Hear from business leaders across Indiana talk about what a sector partnership is and how it brings together employers and educators to address the challenge of finding skilled workers to meet employers' current and future needs by aligning and leveraging resources. Kathy Covert with Schneck Medical Center (on our Healthcare guiding team) was interviewed and [...]

Indiana Sector Partnerships2018-08-07T11:02:58-04:00

WCSI Radio News and Views Interview with EcO Attainment Network Manager Kathy Huffman

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 [...]

WCSI Radio News and Views Interview with EcO Attainment Network Manager Kathy Huffman2018-08-07T11:03:05-04:00

Engineering opportunities: Lego robotics camp targets Latino children

The Republic, By Matthew Kent - 6/29/18 6:30 PM The use of Legos to build robots sparked the imaginations of more than two dozen students, while also engaging and exposing a segment of the community to possible career opportunities. A free Legos robotics camp that targeted Latino students ages 8 to 14 allowed them to explore engineering [...]

Engineering opportunities: Lego robotics camp targets Latino children2018-08-07T11:03:30-04:00