Ivy Tech Community College Of Indiana
A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.
As student demand for online courses and degrees continues to grow, local schools are working hard to recruit students.
With concern about rising student debt and shrinking job prospects post graduation, many local colleges are working hard to show students the value of a good education.
PORTAGE | Belinda Holbrook called the Certified Production Technician program from which she and seven others graduated Monday a "blessing."
The numbers show a staggering decline, especially for longtime region residents who remember when steel was king in Northwest Indiana.
PORTAGE | A free information session has been scheduled for anyone interested in learning about the Certified Production Technician Program.
VALPARAISO | The V-Line route study is going to take a little longer than originally planned, but that means the extra hours of service on the Purple and the Brown routes will continue for at least another six months.
Hardly an hour passes in our time that the word innovation is not mentioned — in domestic and international news, commercials, Internet and publications. With good reason, as most people now see the power of creating new innovations in their companies, institutions and organizations. Innovat…
Ivy Tech Chancellor Thomas G. Coley’s vision for could not be any more certain or his mission more clear. Ivy Tech gives students the skills and training necessary to get a not only a job, but a career path. Every program at Ivy Tech, Dr. Coley explains, is directed towards achieving an affo…
GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs.
PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.
One of the central factors to developing and sustaining a valued quality of life in the Northwest region is educational attainment— the rate or proportionate growth in the number of our citizens who graduate from high school and acquire some postsecondary education or training. One Region 20…
HAMMOND | Engineering students enrolled at Ivy Tech Community College will benefit from an articulation agreement between Ivy Tech and Purdue University Calumet that could allow them to earn a bachelor degree in engineering.
Years ago, a good government study funded by Northwest Indiana industry recommended a number of innovative approaches to shared government services. The study implored separate levels of government and communities in Lake County to work together, share and consolidate various services for co…
EAST CHICAGO | Sherrette Pearson cared for developmentally disabled patients for more than a decade, but didn't have the proper certification to continue to work as a nursing assistant when she came to Northwest Indiana to be closer to family.
About a dozen East Chicago residents are starting new careers as nursing assistants or semi-truck drivers, as a result of the Holistic Community Coalition's workforce development program.
Imagine a new bank branch and apartments in a downtown Gary high-rise, or a row of new restaurants outside Indiana University Northwest.
Innovation technology? Yes! Rust belt industry? No!
VALPARAISO | Two former assistant principals at Valparaiso High School are among the six-pack of candidates seeking to be appointed to the school board position now held by Mark Maassel.
MERRILLVILLE │ Another year of discovering the most creative thinkers and innovators of Northwest Indiana begins Friday.
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Should the Indiana attorney general's office compel all Lake County municipalities to merge E-911 dispatch services?