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Thomas Coley

JOHN DAVIES: Marking a decade of discovering innovators

JOHN DAVIES: Marking a decade of discovering innovators

The late Ralph Braun told the story of being a young man confined to a wheelchair who wanted to get to work. So he built a vehicle wheelchair lift that has given freedom to countless people globally while employing 700 people at Braun Industries in Winamac.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
Educators push college completion

Educators push college completion

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.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am Photos

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New alliances, plans aimed at filling jobs

New alliances, plans aimed at filling jobs

GARY | Ivy Tech Community College is expanding its footprint in Northwest Indiana and the North Central region and positioning itself for the future.

September 04, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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State panel approves Ivy Tech lease/purchase of ALC

The State Budget Committee on Thursday approved Ivy Tech Community College's request to enter into a lease with an option to purchase the Purdue Academic Learning Center in Crown Point.

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm Related

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GUEST COMMENTARY: We must work toward a healthier region

I recently experienced the great joy of watching my son walk across the stage for his graduation. Upon seeing this I thought, as many parents do, how happy I was that he was happy and healthy. As chancellor, I see many commencement ceremonies each spring. In my reflection, it occurred to me …

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Ivy Tech introduces Gary president to the community

Ivy Tech introduces Gary president to the community

GARY | The new Ivy Tech Gary campus president envisions making the campus more community focused and engaging the entire community in emphasizing workforce development and meeting the demands of emerging industries.

April 16, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Strengthening neighborhoods strengthens communities

Within weeks of arriving in the Northwest region as chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, the University Park project in Gary was brought to my attention. The project has a transformative vision relative to revitalizing a neighborhood and the community.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am Related

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Educational attainment is key for region, individuals

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…

September 01, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Ivy Tech plants tree for 50th anniversary

Ivy Tech plants tree for 50th anniversary

Dignitaries stand in front of Ivy Tech Community College's Michigan City campus by a newly planted "tree of knowledge" in celebration of Ivy Tech's 50th anniversary earlier this spring. The college is now looking at ways to cut costs.

June 10, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Business in great shape; workforce needs work

DOUG ROSS: Business in great shape; workforce needs work

Indiana excels in pro-business policies, but the state's workforce policies need work.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am
Ivy Tech names interim chancellor

Ivy Tech names interim chancellor

Thomas G. Coley will serve as Ivy Tech Community College's interim chancellor for the northwest region, President Thomas J. Snyder announced Thursday.

December 20, 2012 8:26 am
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