Ivy Tech chair published in National Science Foundation technology education book

Andrew Bell, the Engineering department chair at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne, will be published in a book celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Advanced Technological Education Program, which provides education in high-technology fields and is funded by the National Science Foundation. Bell’s was one of 24 projects selected for inclusion in the book, which highlights projects from around the country. Continue reading

Program Spotlight: Dental Hygiene

State-of-the-art facility, small class sizes, one-on-on interaction with experienced faculty; sounds great, right?

I’m talking about Ivy Tech Community College’s Dental Hygiene program. This program teaches students in real clinical settings in order to help them prepare to enter the workforce. While attending Ivy Tech, students are able to treat real patients from the local community in the Ivy Tech dental clinic.

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Professor explains benefits of Early Childhood Education field

by Debra Pierce, Professor, Early Childhood Education


I am an Early Childhood professor for Ivy Tech. Our program has qualified professors and instructors, all of whom have a master’s degree or higher in the field and have experience actually working in the profession. I spent 15 years teaching in a NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accredited preschool myself, before teaching adults. Continue reading

Program Spotlight: Industrial Technology

by Rachel Pope
Marketing Intern

Is Industrial Technology for you?

Being one of Ivy Tech Community Colleges most hands on programs, Industrial Technology covers a variety of topics from welding to fluid power systems.

The Industrial Technology program allows you to work hands-on with a variety of machines. This allows you to become a welder, industrial technologist, or even in a supervising role. With a limited amount of lecture time, students are well prepared for the career of their life.

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Program Spotlight: HVAC

by Rachel Pope
Marketing Intern

Over 60 percent of energy used is Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology related and there is a huge demand for highly trained professionals in a variety of fields including commercial, industrial, residential, and more!

As an Ivy Tech Community College HVAC student, you will have access to training facilities where you will learn to work on actual equipment. This allows student to gain experience in equipment installation, troubleshooting, and charging air conditioning units.

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Exciting Project to Improve Student Success at Ivy Tech


As a college student, we hope you’re encountering exciting new opportunities, but you may also be facing some new challenges–adjusting to a new learning environment, balancing your studies with a job, your family, or other responsibilities, or even just keeping track of deadlines and requirements for multiple classes. Ivy Tech is always looking for ways to better support our students, so we’re excited to be partnering with researchers from the Harvard Kennedy School to explore a new approach to help our students succeed. Continue reading

Program Spotlight: Supply Chain Management

by Rachel Pope
Marketing Intern

Is a career in supply chain management for you?

As one of the biggest industries in the state of Indiana, Supply Chain and Logistics, the demand for skilled professionals continue to grow. Ivy Tech Community College’s Supply Chain Management program prepares students for a high demand industry.

Supply Chain Management addresses the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods. Continue reading

Program Spotlight: Medical Assisting

Fast paced industries call for innovative programs.

Keeping up with the latest healthcare trends is extremely important. With Ivy Tech Community College’s Medical Assisting program, instructors pride themselves in an innovative program that properly prepares their students for the workforce.

“Healthcare is always changing and we want to make sure that the Medical Assisting program here is keeping up with changes within the industries,” says Sherry Braye, Ivy Tech instructor. “By implementing new policies and procedures in the healthcare system into our classes, we are able to do just that.” Continue reading