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Community Healthcare System offering pharmacy technician program for recent high school graduates

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, …

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Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University will offer online post-professional occupational therapy doctoral degree beginning in summer 2019

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 …

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Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Two Northwest Indiana schools selected for state’s JAG workforce development program

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, …

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State of Indiana

Survey finds 85 percent of Indiana graduates say college worth investment

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 …

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Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech partners with Autodesk to develop Fusion 360 certification

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 …

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