Ivy Tech Community College is pursuing acquisition of the Purdue Academic Learning Center in Merrillville.
INDIANAPOLIS | Deborah L. Stipp, a Gary educator with 17 years of teaching experience, has received the Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction at Ivy Tech Community College.
BLOOMINGTON | Indiana plans to immediately begin guaranteeing four-year scholarships to athletes and will agree not to reduce the amount of money students on partial scholarship receive year to year based on illness, injury or ability, athletic director Fred Glass said Friday.
HAMMOND | The Purdue University Unification Committee has settled on three proposed names for the unified Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central campuses.
A native of Chicago's South Side and a former military wife, Phyllis Chavez has lived all over the United States and much of the world.
Nathan Dolan, of South Haven, is passionate about quality and organization, and has set a path to "work smarter" throughout his career.
MERRILLVILLE | Roshanta Buggs contends her family is hugely competitive and maintains an ongoing friendly rivalry at home.
A Portage woman has set her career goals on higher education, and is on the first rung of the ladder.
Six universities and colleges across Northwest Indiana will kick off the 27th annual Working Smarter program, a weeklong series of workshops targeted at region residents seeking an education and better employment opportunities.
SCHERERVILLE | Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon contends the state is moving in the right direction by having two-year institutions, such as Ivy Tech Community College, focus on two-year programs and remedial education, while universities focus on more advanced degrees.
INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly 66 percent of 2012 Indiana high school graduates went directly to college, up 2 percent from the Class of 2011. But 28 percent of them were not fully prepared and required remedial college coursework, according to a state study released Tuesday.
Roughly one out of every five Northwest Indiana residents has a bachelor's degree, and the region lags both the state and the nation.
For many of us, the phrase “Big 10” brings to mind the spirited competition that comes with college sports. However, there is a much more serious competition among the Big 10 states.
Tough questions are being asked these days about the cost and value of higher education. That’s an important discussion, because we believe no issue is more critical for the future of the U.S. economy than higher education.
GARY | Teens from across Northwest Indiana were honored during the ninth annual Chancellor's Recognition Luncheon Wednesday at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Career Council is putting the finishing touches on a strategic plan aimed at encouraging more Hoosiers to complete post-high school education or job training programs that meet the needs of the state's employers.
VALPARAISO | Ivy Tech Community College is expanding its electrical engineering program for the fall semester and the program will be offered at five additional campuses, including Valparaiso, Fort Wayne, Anderson, and Terre Haute.
As colleges across the nation send graduates out into the world, they are burdening them with a staggering amount of student loans.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana school counselors are spending an increasing portion of their days on tasks unrelated to guiding students toward college admission or career preparation.
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