Inside INdiana Business

2013-09-10T00:00:00Z Inside INdiana BusinessGerry Dick Times Columnist nwitimes.com
September 10, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Technology at center of partnership

Vincennes University President Dick Helton says a new partnership with Indianapolis-based Hurco Cos. Inc. is a "win-win-win" for the school, its students and the employer. The industrial technology company will provide lab equipment for Vincennes students. Helton says technology "will only increase" over the next several years, making such partnerships critical for the school and companies that need properly trained workers.

 

Senior community planning major expansion

A retirement community in West Lafayette has hired Indianapolis-based InterDesign to lead a $10 million building project. Westminster Village's expansion will include additional housing units and a new fitness facility.

 

Patrick Industries completes acquisitions

Elkhart-based Patrick Industries Inc. has purchased a pair of Warsaw businesses. The manufacturer says the deals for Frontline Mfg. Inc. and Premier Concepts Inc. total approximately $8 million.

 

Daniels rolling out 'major initiatives'

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels begins a week-long rollout of initiatives designed to strengthen the school's standing in science, technology engineering and math. He will address the University Senate today, hold a public discussion on campus Thursday and deliver a speech to the Economic Club of Indiana Friday.

 

Holiday World earns more accolades

The Wildebeest water coaster has been named the world's top waterpark ride for the fourth year in a row. Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus says the honor was one of two it received over the weekend during the 2013 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony.

 

High school details expansion plan

Mater Dei High School in Evansville has announced a $4.6 million improvement initiative. The "Full of Grace" capital campaign includes athletic and facility projects, upgrades to the media center and tuition assistance.

 

Ball State earns honor for international efforts

Ball State University has been recognized for international education. The school was awarded a U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Certificate. The university says it has recruited students from 68 countries and doubled its international student population over the past five years.

 

Salin names new executive vice president

Indianapolis-based Salin Bank and Trust Co. has selected Brian Hunt as executive vice president and general counsel. He previously served as legal counsel for ATA Airlines Inc. and Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

 

Medical Society to install leader

The Indianapolis Medical Society is planning an installation ceremony this month for new President Mark Hamilton. He is a private practice physician who runs two plastic surgery offices.

 

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