Michel receives ‘Trailblazer’ award

The Republic By Staff Reports - 1/23/20 11:26 AMLuz Elena Michel received the Indiana Civil Rights Commission “Trailblazer Award” at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration in Indianapolis. Michel received the award honoring her support of minority groups in Bartholomew County, including the group Latinx, which works with disabled, single mothers, homeless children and [...]

January 31st, 2020|Categories: Attainment, Latino, News, Who We Are|

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 school [...]

November 15th, 2019|Categories: Attainment, Emerging Initiatives, Healthcare, Latino, Manufacturing, News, Who We Are|

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 information [...]

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Attainment, Emerging Initiatives, Healthcare, Latino, Manufacturing, News, Who We Are|

Exploring options: Community Education Coalition hosts ‘Es Posible’

The Republic By Andy East - 10/7/19 7:06 PM A Columbus Education Coalition Latino Education Group encouraged young Latino students at a recent conference to follow their dreams and to believe that anything “es posible,” including attending college. The conference, called “Es Posible,” which translates to “it is possible” in English, was held at the Columbus Learning Center, [...]

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Attainment, Latino, News, Who We Are|

Innovative Strategies to Close Postsecondary Attainment Gaps

IHEP- INSTITUTE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY AUTHORS: LEANNE DAVIS, KIMBERLY WATTS, AND JULIE AJINKYA OCTOBER 2019 Four Regional Approaches to Support Rural Students Rural America has been largely abandoned by higher education for too long. Nearly 41 million American adults live 25 miles or more from the nearest university or college, or in areas where only [...]

October 10th, 2019|Categories: Attainment, News, Who We Are|
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