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GUEST COMMENTARY: We must work toward a healthier region

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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Strengthening neighborhoods strengthens communities

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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Educational attainment is key for region, individuals

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
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