INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Healthcare competition uinveils challenges

2013-07-05T14:58:00Z 2013-07-05T19:09:05Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Healthcare competition uinveils challengesGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
July 05, 2013 2:58 pm  • 

Health care Competition Unveils Challenges

Organizers of the Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge have revealed the three challenges competitors will address during the event later this month. Topics include the state's infant mortality rate, data management and medication.

 

Rose-Hulman Receives STEM Grant

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has received a $40,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics program. The funding will help 10 high school seniors participate in the school's "Operation Catapult" program this month.

 

Huntington Announces New Programs

Huntington University has revealed three programs it plans to debut this fall. The new courses of study are sport management, biochemistry and broadcast-fusion media.

 

Ivy Tech Northeast Going 'On The Road'

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is planning visits to eight counties this month. The "On the Road" events are designed to provide information about the school's programs and class locations.

 

Former Church Camp to be Auctioned

A former church camp is set for auction next week. Camp Otto in Cloverdale operated for more than 40 years. The property was sold by Meridian Street United Methodist Church in 2007 and is currently in foreclosure.

 

Statewide Program Receives Federal Grant

A South Bend-based nonprofit that works to sign kids and families up for health coverage has landed a nearly $1 million federal boost. Covering Kids & Families of Indiana Inc. plans to use the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to increase its enrollment efforts in eight counties.

 

Indiana Secures More Money For Retraining

The state is receiving more than $2 million in additional federal funding to retrain dislocated workers. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the money is part of a $58 million effort for states to help laid off employees.

 

Mayors to Discuss Regional Vision

Two mayors will outline their plans for northeast Indiana at a young professionals event next month. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel will speak during what Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana describes as an "intimate conversation."

 

Manchester University Fund-Raising VP Resigns

The vice president for university advancement is leaving Manchester University. Michael Eastman is heading to Eastern Kentucky University in August and will take over a similar position.

 

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