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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+00:00

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+00:00

High School Senior Completes Two C4 Pathways

The Republic, By Matthew Kent 2/25/18  A Columbus North High School senior who is preparing for medical school is believed to be the only high school student in the state ever to complete scientific pathways for biomedical science and engineering at the same time. North student Hussain Saifuddin has been enrolled in the two pathways offered [...]

High School Senior Completes Two C4 Pathways2018-08-07T11:03:38+00:00

Latino Students Visit Honda Manufacturing and Purdue

The Community Education Coalition's Latino initiative focuses on career exploration, high school and postsecondary success.  Two of this spring's student and family activities included a campus visit to Purdue University and career exploration at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana. Latino Student Visit Purdue University Campus Latino Student Career Exploration at Honda Manufacturing

Latino Students Visit Honda Manufacturing and Purdue2018-08-07T11:03:45+00:00

Governor, state officials visit Columbus to learn about workforce development efforts

February 16, 2018 By Julie McClure -  Indiana’s governor, state officials and lawmakers are receiving a one-day tutorial today on Columbus’ efforts to align its educational system to workforce needs, a process the state is considering for possible roll-out as a “best practice” on a wider scale. The 45-member delegation hosted by the Community Education Coalition at [...]

Governor, state officials visit Columbus to learn about workforce development efforts2018-08-07T11:03:56+00:00

Newly accredited IUPUC simulation lab prepares nursing students for high-risk situations

BY MARAH HARBISON Dec. 8, 2017 Managing high-risk situations as a new nurse can be stressful. Imagine the pressure of performing advanced cardiac life support on a patient for the first time or the intensity of caring for a baby born addicted to opioids who is experiencing withdrawal. These situations leave little room for nurses to [...]

Newly accredited IUPUC simulation lab prepares nursing students for high-risk situations2018-08-07T11:04:03+00:00

New program teaches welding to women in southern Indiana prison

Posted: Jan 14, 2018 10:06 AM ESTUpdated: Jan 14, 2018 10:45 AM EST By Kate Springer CONNECT MADISON, In. (WDRB) -- It's winter break at the Ivy Tech campus in Madison, Indiana, but a group of women are crowded into a classroom learning the basics of welding, an in-demand trade that could mean a high-paying job. "We're [...]

New program teaches welding to women in southern Indiana prison2018-08-07T11:04:12+00:00

DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT AWARDED TO THE CEC/ECO NETWORK

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded the Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its largest regional initiative, the EcO Network of Southeast Indiana (Economic Opportunities through Education), a grant of $9,750. The Duke energy funds will support the regional EcO Champion Network and the EcO Attainment Network to focus on initiatives that will [...]

DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT AWARDED TO THE CEC/ECO NETWORK2018-08-07T11:04:19+00:00

IUPUC and Ivy Tech Community College Columbus Gateway Community of Practice Fall Kick-Off

Nearly 40 Ivy Tech Community College Columbus and IUPUC faculty and administrators along with community leaders attended the fall kick-off event for the Gateway Community of Practice at the Columbus Learning Center. The event featured Dr. Steven Combs, Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College Columbus and Dr. Reinhold Hill, IUPUC Vice Chancellor and Dean. The IUPUC [...]

IUPUC and Ivy Tech Community College Columbus Gateway Community of Practice Fall Kick-Off2018-08-07T11:04:27+00:00