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.
Kimberly was looking for an education that provided her with flexibility, while caring for her family. Kimberly enrolled in the CompTIA A+ program through the Ivy Tech Gary, and was excited to study computers in-depth and increase her marketable skills.
Story originally featured in Inside Ivy Tech Fort Wayne, Warsaw and Wabash
Valerie Stauffer is a nursing student who started at Ivy Tech more than 15 years ago. Last summer, she came back to finish. Check out this interview with her and the marketing team at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne.
Ivy 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
Emilio, an Ivy Tech Community College student, pursued the CompTIA A+ program hoping to achieve his goal of a CompTIA A+ certification.
He was looking for a program that was mostly online, yet provided him with the real-life experience that is expected in the information technology (IT) field. Continue reading
by Justin Meyers
Student and President of the Campus Activities Board, Lake County
Ever 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
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Ivy Tech Social Team (IVYTS) sat down with Ivy Tech Community College President, Dr. Sue Ellspermann, to discuss what Women’s History Month means to her and how it impacts economy and future of work.
IVYTS: What women have inspired you in your career?
President Ellspermann: Susan B. Anthony, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Mother (now Saint) Teresa of Calcutta, Sr. Kathy Huber (prioress emeritus of the Sisters of St. Benedict), Pat Koch (former matriarch of Holiday World), among others. Unfortunately, there were too few when I was young. Continue reading
Are you a student in the School of Information Technology? If so, you may be interested in the Ivy Tech Spring IT Expo! Students and faculty from all across the state will travel to the downtown Indianapolis Ivy Tech for this two-day event, taking place April 5-6.
By: Shannon Bowen
Many different hands, some wrinkled, some smooth, some large, and some small.
To whom do these hands belong?
Many people do not know. Continue reading
By: Amanda Chadwick
I have often dreamt of finer things.
To be covered in diamonds, pearls, and silk.
But if l had a million dollars,
Every cent would be devoted to others in need. Continue reading