The University of Notre Dame has inked a uniform and equipment deal that Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick says is "the largest financial commitment ever made by a brand to a university." The 10-year partnership with Under Armour Inc. gives the Maryland-based company exclusive design and supply rights for all 26 Fighting Irish varsity teams. Specific financial terms are not being announced.
Bloomington Targeting Top Tech Talent
Bloomington leaders say much of the city's 2014 economic strategy focuses on attracting and developing tech talent. Bloomington Economic Development Corp. President Ron Walker says the city plans to expand a technology partnership to include a job fair and coding school program. Read More He says the city will also roll out life science and entrepreneurship initiatives this year.
University Receives $3 Million Gift
The University of Evansville has received an approximately $3 million gift from a longtime elementary and high school teacher. The school says the donation from Irma Jean Rodgers will fund scholarships for area students beginning this fall.
Wikipedia Founder to Headline Tech 'Combine'
Wikipedia Founder and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Wales will deliver the keynote address at an annual technology and innovation conference in Bloomington. The Combine is set for April.
Seybold Files For Treasurer
The mayor of Marion has filed paperwork to declare his candidacy for Indiana State Treasurer. Wayne Seybold was first elected to lead the Grant County city in 2003. Richard Murdock, also a Republican, currently holds the statewide office.
Lake City Bank Expands Indiana Footprint
Warsaw-based Lake City Bank has opened a second Indianapolis-area office. The company is planning a ribbon cutting Thursday at the new Fishers location. Lake City has nearly four dozen offices in Indiana. Read More
State Dubs Hancock County Site 'Shovel-Ready'
A Hancock County property has received a key economic development designation. Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann has named Progress Park Phase II "shovel-ready."
Wells County Moving Forward With Spec Building
Wells County Commissioners have approved funding for a spec building in Bluffton. Construction in the Bluffton-Decker Industrial Park is set to begin this spring. R
Museum Names Marketing Manager
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has named Connie Dyer deputy director for marketing and external affairs. She most recently served in a marketing role for General Growth Properties in Chicago.
VP Retiring From Allison
Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. marketing vice president James Wanaselja is retiring in April. The company says recently-promoted Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, Sales and Service Michael Headly will take on Wanaselja's duties.
Ivy Tech Southeast Announces Interim Chancellor
Ivy Tech Community College Southeast has named Mark Graver interim chancellor. He previously served as associate vice chancellor of academic affairs and succeeds James Helms, who retired from the chancellor post last week. Read More
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