Ivy Tech Community College is working to boost La Porte County workforce skills.
Purdue University’s Union Club Hotel, which will be managed and operated by Merrillville-based White Lodging, is on pace to reopen this fall.
A new facility to train technicians to repair and maintain recreational vehicles in the heart of the state’s RV manufacturing center is ready to open.
Community Healthcare System in Munster is offering a 12-week pharmacy technician program designed for recent high school graduates interested in a health care profession. A pharmacy technician performs pharmacy-related functions such as assisting customers/nurses, stocking medications, delivering medications within the hospital, operating cash registers, sterile and nonsterile medication compounding, inventory management, order fulfillment, quality control, […]
Valparaiso University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions will begin offering an online, post-professional, occupational therapy, doctoral program in summer 2019. “We are excited to offer an online, occupational therapy doctorate to professionals currently working in the field who are seeking that important additional credential,” said Mark L. Biermann, provost and executive vice president for […]
Indiana’s award-winning Jobs for America’s Graduates program, which helps high school students achieve success through graduation, will be adding four more sites around the state including two in Northwest Indiana. Two of four new programs will be established in what the state defines as its region one service area, which includes Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, […]
A new survey has found 85 percent of recent graduates from 12 Indiana public and private colleges say they were either satisfied or extremely satisfied with they education they received. The result from the second Gallup-Indiana Graduate Satisfaction Survey was released Aug. 9 by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. With funding support from Strada […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College and Autodesk, a developer of computer-aided design software, are collaborating to develop the first-ever Fusion 360 certification. Ivy Tech’s design technology program was chosen as the only college in the world to help Autodesk update, change, and develop its certification for the Fusion 360 software. “Having the opportunity for […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Manufacturers Association will present a free day-long session Aug. 16 focusing on bridging the workforce skills gap. The Employer and Educator Work-Based Learning Conference is Aug. 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center in Indianapolis. “This important event will feature examples of successful […]
A new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows that Indiana is making progress in closing the college achievement gap for low-income and minority students. The most dramatic gains are coming from students enrolled in the state’s 21st Century Scholars early promise program, according to the report. In 2013, the commission passed a […]