Do you wonder about what kinds of hands-on opportunities Ivy Tech has in agriculture? We recently featured our Ivy Tech Fort Wayne’ greenhouse and other facilities. Continue reading
Did you know agriculture is one of the largest sectors of Indiana’s economy? With a $20 billion annual impact, and this sector becomes more high-tech, the need for trained college graduates in agriculture is increasing. Continue reading
To address the fast-moving nature of technology, Ivy Tech has designed the innovative and comprehensive School of Information Technology! Continue reading
The weeks leading up to the Indy 500 are always an exciting time. This year was particularly exciting for several Castle South Middle School eighth-graders who worked closely alongside Ivy Tech instructors and students to build electric go-karts for the evGrand Prix. This experience is made possible each year through a partnership Ivy Tech has with the Evansville middle school.
National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week will begin on Sunday, May 20 and run through Saturday, May 26. This nationwide public education campaign honors those who work in the “front-line” of medicine, often providing lifesaving services. This includes several Ivy Tech Community College graduates, students, staff and faculty within the Paramedic Science program.
A career in surgical technology is very fulfilling, fast-paced and challenging. You may be able to hold a beating heart in your hand or be a part of a team in the operating room working on replacing a total hip or knee in the orthopedic rotation. Get an inside look about this program from one of our surgical technology program chairs, Jeanne Rieger! Continue reading
Kelah McKee was the definition of what it meant to be involved on campus during her time as a student at Ivy Tech Community College. She attended the Indianapolis campus from 2015 to 2018, started an organization, and was involved in a plethora of on and off-campus activities.
Kelah’s organization, PolishedBricks, is a nonprofit that allows talented African Americans to share their experiences and their stories of triumphs against struggles. The purpose of the organization is to provide a professional skills, positive publicity and networking opportunities for African Americans in the community. Continue reading
After Preston Franklin graduated from Ivy Tech Indianapolis with his Associate of Applied Science from the School of Information in Technology, he proudly displayed it on his wall. It was placed just underneath the picture of his mother, who passed away when he was 10-years-old.
“This one is for her,” he said. “It’s a long time coming.”
Preston studied information technology support, noting it was the best program to learn the basics of what he wanted to accomplish. Continue reading
The American Hospital Association’s National Hospital Week will take place from Sunday, May 6 through Saturday, May 12. National Hospital Week will give Ivy Tech Community College students and graduates the chance to celebrate their success within hospitals across the state. This includes nurses, therapists, foodservice workers, administrators and more.
In nursing alone, Ivy Tech Associate of Science in Nursing graduates accounted for 64 percent of Indiana’s total 2017 National Licensure Examination testers in Registered Nursing and 73.5 percent for Practical Nursing.
National Nurses Week will begin on Sunday, May 6 and run through Saturday, May 12, celebrating nurses across the nation. This will include several Ivy Tech Community College grads, students, staff and faculty.
Ivy Tech has played a critical role for individuals pursuing a career in nursing. For the 2016-2017 school year, the College had a total of 1,229 graduates in the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program and 355 graduates in Practical Nursing (PN) programs. Upon graduating, students are able to apply for required RN and PN National Council Licensure Examinations. In 2016, accounted for 64 percent of Indiana’s total ASN testers and 73.5 percent of PN testers. In just 4-6 months after graduation, 89 percent of Ivy Tech ASN graduates, and 77 percent of Ivy Tech PN graduates have obtained a job in the workforce.