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Ivy Tech pursues purchase of Purdue Academic Learning Center

Ivy Tech Community College is pursuing acquisition of the Purdue Academic Learning Center in Merrillville.

July 09, 2014 5:30 pm
Ivy Tech associate professor nets honor

Ivy Tech associate professor nets honor

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.

July 07, 2014 6:37 pm

Indiana to offer multiyear scholarships

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.

June 27, 2014 5:15 pm

Purdue committee selects three names

HAMMOND | The Purdue University Unification Committee has settled on three proposed names for the unified Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central campuses.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm
Calumet College grad: It's never too late

Calumet College grad: It's never too late

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.

June 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Virginia transplant 'works smarter' at VU

Virginia transplant 'works smarter' at VU

Nathan Dolan, of South Haven, is passionate about quality and organization, and has set a path to "work smarter" throughout his career.

June 18, 2014 4:52 pm Photos

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Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

MERRILLVILLE | Roshanta Buggs contends her family is hugely competitive and maintains an ongoing friendly rivalry at home.

June 17, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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IUN grad looks toward higher education

IUN grad looks toward higher education

A Portage woman has set her career goals on higher education, and is on the first rung of the ladder.

June 16, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Working Smarter programs start next week

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.

June 14, 2014 7:09 pm
Educators see region's diversity as its strength, weakness

Educators see region's diversity as its strength, weakness

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.

June 13, 2014 6:50 pm
More Indiana high school grads attend college, even if not college-ready

More Indiana high school grads attend college, even if not college-ready

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.

June 11, 2014 12:30 pm Related

Lumina, Ready NWI to partner on workforce education

Roughly one out of every five Northwest Indiana residents has a bachelor's degree, and the region lags both the state and the nation.

June 10, 2014 12:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Low college attainment hurts Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Low college attainment hurts Indiana

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.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consider demographics in evaluating colleges

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.

June 02, 2014 10:45 am
Ivy Tech honors innovators, entrepreneurs

Ivy Tech honors innovators, entrepreneurs

GARY | Teens from across Northwest Indiana were honored during the ninth annual Chancellor's Recognition Luncheon Wednesday at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest.

May 28, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Career Council nearing consensus on strategic plan

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.

May 28, 2014 3:00 pm
Ivy Tech's Valpo campus to offer new programs

Ivy Tech's Valpo campus to offer new programs

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.

May 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Make college degree more affordable

As colleges across the nation send graduates out into the world, they are burdening them with a staggering amount of student loans.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am
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May 22, 2014 12:00 am
Study: School counselors often diverted from college/career advising

Study: School counselors often diverted from college/career advising

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana school counselors are spending an increasing portion of their days on tasks unrelated to guiding students toward college admission or career preparation.

May 20, 2014 4:00 pm Related
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