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Ivy Tech taking registrations for summer classes in Scottsburg
March 4th, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus is now taking registrations for summer classes in the Mid America Science Park, 821 South Lake Road S, in Scottsburg.  The eight-week summer session begins on June 9 and ends on August 2.

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Joint career and internship fair scheduled at Columbus Learning Center
February 25th, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus/Franklin, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, the Purdue College of Technology, and WorkOne will sponsor a career and internship fair on Wednesday, March 5, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Avenue.

The event is designed to encourage an exchange of information among area employers and students, alumni, and individuals visiting the Columbus Learning Center.  Individuals will be encouraged to speak with employers about their organization and communicate their qualifications.  Employers are encouraged to share information about their organization and potential career opportunities, including internships.

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The Villas Student Housing is coming to Columbus – Please join us to celebrate!
February 3rd, 2014

This month construction will begin for a new student housing facility to support students attending IUPUC, Ivy Tech Community College, Purdue College of Technology and Harrison College here on the Columbus Municipal Airport campus. The new facility will be called The Villas and will house 112 students in 2 and 4 bedroom apartment units. The Villas are now taking applications for the Fall-2014 semester!

The Villas will be hosting an open house, and we hope you can attend!

DATE: Monday, February 10th
TIME: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Columbus Learning Center Atrium/Commons Area, 4555 Central Ave, Columbus, IN

Please join us to honor those who have made this project possible and to celebrate the opportunities that housing will bring to our education partners and to our region . At 4:15 p.m. there will be a short program with speakers from campus and the community, ending with a presentation and Q&A by representatives from The Villas. Light refreshments will be served.

Ivy Tech’s Rebecca Allen selected as Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar
January 15th, 2014

Rebecca Allen, Director of Student Life and Career Services at Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus/Franklin, has been selected as one of Phi Theta Kappa’s 2014 Faculty Scholars.  Only 26 from among 3,000 chapter advisors were selected.  Individuals were selected through a rigorous application process and demonstrated excellence in teaching or administration.

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Dr. Steven Combs appointed interim chancellor at Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus/Franklin
January 14th, 2014

Steven Combs, Ph.D., has been named interim chancellor of the Columbus/Franklin Region of Ivy Tech Community College.  He will assume the role vacated by Dr. John Hogan, who was recently appointed Ivy Tech’s new associate vice president for student affairs and placement.  The transition in leadership will begin in February.

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Ivy Tech pushes back registration deadline due to inclement weather
January 7th, 2014

Ivy Tech pushes back registration deadline due to inclement weather
INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College will allow students to continue to register for Spring 2014 classes through Sunday, January 19, due to the inclement weather and the extensive campus closures this week.
The Spring 2014 semester will still begin on Monday, January 13, but the college is giving students through the first week of classes to get registered.  Traditionally, a student must register prior to the start of classes.
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Ivy Tech offers Welding Institute in Scottsburg
December 16th, 2013

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus/Franklin is offering a Welding Institute in Scottsburg, beginning in January.  The institute is a 40-week program that includes instruction and hands-on lab activities.  Classes meet 30 hours per week (six hours per day).  The institute focuses on technology, with math, reading, and writing exercises embedded in class projects.

After completing the program, individuals will earn a Technical Certificate in Industrial Technology and will be prepared to test for certifications, administered by the American Welding Society and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, that are valued by employers.  The Welding Institute is designed to accelerate individuals to a career; however, credits can be applied toward an Ivy Tech Associate of Applied Science degree.

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