Inside INdiana Business

2013-02-05T00:00:00Z Inside INdiana BusinessGerry Dick Times Columnist nwitimes.com
February 05, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Job fair planned for Gary

An employment event is set for next month in Gary. The Visclosky Jobs and Opportunity Fair will feature contractors affiliated with the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

Ivy Tech, IU form international education partnership

Two high-profile academic institutions in the state have unveiled a three-year partnership. Ivy Tech Community College plans to internationalize its curriculum with help from Indiana University's Center for the Study of Global Change and the Center for the Study of the Middle East.

IU Kelley partners with American University of Mongolia

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business continues to expand its global reach. The school has announced a partnership with the new American University of Mongolia to offer an MBA for global executives.

 

Brinegar goes INside the statehouse

The president of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce says without a "confrontational" issue to slow them down, lawmakers will be able to focus on a new two-year budget and pressing concerns such as work force development.

 

Indiana entrepreneurs to head to D.C.

Five Indiana startup entrepreneurs will take part in a meeting with White House officials Tuesday. The group will discuss a plan designed to make Indiana a top destination for entrepreneurship and customer development.

 

Technology company expanding in Indy

Indianapolis-based Sensory Technologies is planning to invest $1.4 million to upgrade its headquarters and add workers. The audio-visual company has already begun construction of a new client solutions center and intends to create a small number of jobs.

 

Children's hospital recognized for care

An Indianapolis hospital is featured in Parents magazine's 10 Best Children's Hospitals survey. Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is ranked in the top five for premature birth care.

 

Equity firm acquires Carmel company

New York private equity firm Spire Capital has acquired Carmel-based Performance Assessment Network. The Indiana company specializes in online talent assessments to help businesses and government organizations find top talent.

March to serve as Agriculture Appreciation Month

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is gearing up for Agriculture Appreciation Month in Indiana. Events throughout March will serve as an extension of National Ag Day, which is set for March 19.

 

Kimball posts higher profit

Jasper-based Kimball International Inc. is reporting fiscal second quarter net income of $4.2 million, compared to $3.2 million for the same period a year earlier. Chief Executive Officer James Thyen says the results are strong despite a customer going out of business and an impaired investment in a start-up company.

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