Ivy Tech Terre Haute launches first gift of grain

The Fall Harvest in Farmersburg, IN has kicked off with L.G. Hunt Farms, Inc. making the first gift of grain to Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute Foundation’s newest initiative.

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Catch Ivy Tech Indianapolis’ segment on local news station for annual fundraising event Evening in Paris

eip-2018-dateIvy Tech Indianapolis’ hospitality program is gearing up for their 30th Evening in Paris, which will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the downtown Indianapolis Ivy Tech.

This fantastique fundraising event allows students to showcase their culinary skills in grand fashion—all to help earn money for scholarships.

Guests will enjoy an evening filled with delicious French cuisine and great entertainment. Continue reading

Why I am proud to be an Ivy Tech Student

by Justin Meyers
Student and President of the Campus Activities Board, Lake County

justin-meyers-photoEver since I had found out about Ivy Tech Community College, I was at first skeptical to be a student. I didn’t know of the college at first, my first choice would have been Indiana Tech. But once I found out about the dual credit I had received at the college from the Area Career Center, I was basically sold into wanting to go to the college.

At first, when I went for the orientation, I had attended the now old Gary Indiana Ivy Tech Building. I was so intrigued by how big it was on the inside for such a small building. They had a café, a big student lounge, a whole bunch of computer labs, very nice student life office, and a big tutoring center. Continue reading

Welcome to the spring 2018 semester!

Welcome to the spring 2018 semester!

If you visited the blog last semester, welcome back! And if you have not been here before, welcome!

The Ivy Tech blog is a place for everyone at Ivy Tech (students, faculty and staff) to connect and share content. We got off to a great start after launching last semester and want to send a big THANK YOU to everyone that submitted a blog. Let’s keep up the great work this spring.

We hope you’ll get involved–here is a quick rundown about how to share, engage and more! Continue reading

Student Success: Joyce Mabbitt, Design Technology


At the age of ten, Joyce Mabbitt took a class in which she developed a floor plan for her dream home. While taking this class, she got the opportunity to study building codes, dimensions, and furnishings. Later, she took a computer modeling class in high school that reaffirmed her passion for design. She enjoyed it so much that years later, she pursued a degree in design technology.

Finding a college that meets all your needs as a student can be difficult. Joyce was looking for a program with an affordable tuition, flexible class schedules, and staying local in Lafayette.

Ivy Tech offered Joyce that, and so much more. Continue reading

Student Success: Matthew Burbrink, Design Technology

matthew-burbrinkMeet Matthew Burbrink, a 2014 Ivy Tech Lafayette graduate. He took an unconventional route to achieve his Design Technology degree with Ivy Tech.

Matthew took time off after graduating high school, working in and out of factories for three years before deciding to make a change.

“Ivy Tech was more willing to take me in,” Matthew said, after being away from school for years. He choose Ivy Tech for the “affordable rates, the ability to transfer credits, individualized attention from instructors and career focused courses.” Continue reading