News Archive

January 2012
January 4

Ivy Tech Richmond recognizes 653 Dean’s List students for fall semester

Richmond – Ivy Tech Community College Richmond named 653 students to the Dean’s List from among the 4,000 students enrolled in fall 2011. More than 15,000 students statewide were named to the Dean’s List for fall semester.

The Dean’s List recognizes degree-seeking students with 12 or more credit hours in their program of study at Ivy Tech who are enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during the semester and earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Chancellor James Steck said, “Our students work exceptionally hard to balance their jobs, family and class obligations. We are proud of their accomplishments and determination to succeed.”

“I’m so proud of the hard work these students have put forth through the fall semester,” said Ivy Tech President Thomas J. Snyder.  “The Dean’s List recognizes an incredible accomplishment by each one of these students, and to have more than 15,000 students named to the Dean’s List shows just how dedicated Ivy Tech students are to their education.”

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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January 11

Ivy Tech Spring Term Welcome Week features Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Commit to Complete campaign

Richmond- Ivy Tech Community College Richmond’s Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK) continued its campaign to have new and returning students commit to complete a certificate and/or associate degree. Fall term 2011 over 600 students signed commitment forms and a banner displayed in Johnson Hall on the Richmond campus

Spring Welcome Week Jan. 9 – 13 activities include daily opportunities on the Richmond and Connersville campuses for students to sign the commitment pledge, receive buttons and wrist bands identifying their comment to the goal.  The campaign, Commit to Complete, is a national effort to increase community college graduates by 5 million by 2020. The week will end with a celebration and pizza in Connersville Thursday and Richmond Friday.

In addition to Welcome Week activities the Phi Theta Kappa chapter has nominated two members for the All-USA Community College Academic Team/Indiana Academic Team. Lynn Baldwin, Centerville, and Jennifer Scantland, Palestine, Ohio, are the Society’s 2012 nominees. The state and national winners will be announced at the Phi Theta Kappa national convention April 12 in Nashville.

New Society members inducted in December include: Cambridge City: Jeanene Hensley, Centerville: Xavier Mullins, Eddie Wheeler, Connersville: Lisa Armstrong, Susan Bishop, Peggy Lingg, Melissa Rowe, Karen Schube, Hagerstown: Rebekah LaVere,  Richmond: Danny Capps, Uzochukwu Ekwealor, Rebekah Johnson, Michelle Lewis, Megan Liebert, Sarah Phillips, Daniel Story, Claudia Stuckey, Regina Thompson, Juliana Todd, Angela Yates, Dana Grimm, Union City: Craig Thomas, Williamsburg: Michelle Day and Ohio members Arcanum David Laughead, New Paris: Kylie Richie and Union City: Robert Sanders.

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January 13

Ivy Institute enrolling students now for 30-week Welding Program

Ivy Institute of Technology is enrolling students now for the 30-week Welding program that starts April 9 on the Ivy Tech Community College Richmond campus.

The program is designed to prepare students in as little as eight months to find an entry to mid-level position in the manufacturing/welding industry. The Ivy Institute of Technology Welding program focuses on giving students the skills and knowledge required by industries where there is a high demand.

The 30-week program includes instruction and hands-on lab activities.  Classes are technology focused, with math, reading and writing exercises embedded in class projects instead of traditional classroom settings.  Classes meet 30 hours per week (6 hours per day).

After completing the program students take exams for industry certifications and credits that can be applied toward Technical Certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree programs at Ivy Tech Community College.

Financial aid and VA Benefits are available for this program. Modern welding and manufacturing requires highly qualified individuals with a specific skill set.  Prospective students should contact: Jim Stokes, assistant professor/department chair, Welding Institute, jstokes@ivytech.edu, (765) 966-2656 ext. 4017, or Jason Abshear, Welding Institute Instructor, wabshear@ivytech.edu, ext. 4117, or go to ivytech.edu.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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January 17

Recycling project raises $2,585 for Ivy Tech Richmond’s Green Technology Scholarship

Richmond – The fall semester Science of Traditional and Alternative Energy class recycling project at Ivy Tech Community College added $2,585 to the funds raised by previous classes’ recycling projects. Together the classes have raised almost $7,900 of the $10,000 needed to endow the Green Technology Endowed Scholarship. The spring 2012 class recycle project is underway.

Each semester the Science of Traditional and Alternative Energy class has taken the course recycling project to a new level. The first class raised $25 for scholarships and each class project since has raised several thousand dollars more.

Krista Morisen’s class organizes the recycling project as part of their class work each semester. The students create brochures and fliers, send letters to area businesses to promote the project. and have local drop off point events. The drop off points on several Saturdays in both Richmond and Connersville is for smaller recyclable items.

Area residents and businesses contribute to the recycling efforts. The class accepts: paper, cardboard, scrap metal, iron, copper, aluminum, cast metal and large items such as stoves, refrigerators, washers and dryers, autos and auto parts, mowers and metal machinery from the donors.

“We continue to have incredible results with this project. Each class works really well together. Thanks go to the residents and businesses in Wayne, Union and Fayette counties that support the project,” Morisen said.

Students leading the fall recycle campaign included: Shane Shook, Thomas Snowden, Tyler Collins and Aaron Haller. For additional information about the 2012 spring project contact Morisen at kmorisen@ivytech.edu.

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January 31

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond Technology Programs receive accreditation

Richmond - Four programs in the School of Technology at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond have been accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).

Ivy Tech’s Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive Technology, Construction Technology and Industrial Technology programs have been accredited for six years through 2017. The programs in Automotive Technology, Construction Technology and Industrial Technology have been accredited since 2001. The three year old Manufacturing Technology program received its first accreditation.

Peg Terrell, School of Technology dean, said, “Reaccreditation confirms the quality of our programs and signifies our high academic standards to which faculty adhere. Programs must be continually reviewed and updated to ensure they meet the rigid standards for curriculum, faculty knowledge and field experience.”

She pointed out that each of these accredited programs offers students the opportunity to quickly prepare for jobs in industries with a high number of job openings today and into the foreseeable future. “These industries will continue to have openings due to the large numbers of employees reaching retirement age and the small number of applicants with the technology skills needed for today’s jobs,” she said.

The Automotive Technology program also is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified program. Students in this program can choose an emphasis in automotive service or automotive service management.  Students in the Construction Technology program can choose an emphasis in residential light carpentry, electrical or Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning.

Industrial Technology program students can choose an emphasis in machine tool, welding, electrical or industrial maintenance. Advanced Manufacturing students plan to work at companies that have implemented team oriented design, production, quality and maintenance systems in the manufacturing environment.

ATMAE accredits technology programs in colleges, universities and technical institutes and has been accrediting programs since 1967. Purdue and Indiana State Universities’ technology programs and Ivy Tech Community College regional campus technology programs have ATMAE accreditation.

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February 2012
February 6

Ivy Tech bringing Incognito, a critically acclaimed play, to campus for Black History Month

Richmond- Nationally recognized author and actor Michael Fosberg brings his riveting personal story of self-discovery, Incognito, to Ivy Tech Richmond’s campus on Friday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. in Johnson Hall. The play is a special Black History Month event. It is free and open to the public, students and staff.  After the performance there will a reception for the author. His memoir also will be available for sale. Reservations are encouraged at 765-966-2656 ext.1228 or email tsmith@ivytech.edu.

Fosberg raised in a white working class Chicago family always felt different. He couldn’t quite figure out why. Then at 34, his mother reveals the family secret - he is a Black man. Fosberg takes the audience on his personal journey learning about his other family, their history and himself. It is a trip that changes his life forever.

Chicago Tribune drama critic Richard Christiansen says this journey is a “deeply moving” one for both actor and audience.  Through Fosberg’s experiences of discovering his father and his roots, he examines how people construct their personal identities. In this process, he leads his audience to confront their own thoughts about race.

In addition to acting and writing, Fosberg teaches acting as a part of the Northwestern University National High School Institute Cherubs program. His memoir Incognito: An American Odyssey of Race and Self Discovery was published in 2009.

For further information and reservations, call 765-966-2656 x 1228.

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February 15

Summer registration opens today at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond

Richmond– Registration for the Summer 2012 term opens today at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond. New students and continuing students are encouraged to register for courses as soon as possible, as classes will fill up quickly. Fall 2012 registration begins March 15.

Summer school provides 2012 high school graduates and college students returning home for the summer an opportunity to earn valuable college credits at $107.80 per credit hour on campus or online.

First time college students get a head start on their college careers by completing required courses in summer. Both new and continuing students can reduce the time and cost of a degree by enrolling in Summer courses.

New students should visit ivytech.edu/admissions to fill out a free application for admission and review the enrollment steps that must be completed before registering for courses. Continuing students should see their academic or faculty adviser before enrolling in classes.

For additional information call 765-966-2656 x 1202.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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March 2012
March 26

Ivy Tech Breakfast Recognizes Donors and Recipients of Academic Scholarships

Richmond- The more than 350  of the 2011-2012 Ivy Tech Richmond academic scholarship donors and scholarship recipients will be recognized March 29 at a breakfast on the Richmond campus.

Featured speakers at this year’s annual event will be three scholarship winners: Gregory Oakley, Milton, Hinshaw Scholarship; Tina LeMaster, Hagerstown, Paul and Pat Lingle Scholarship; and, Louanne Manning, Lynn, Heyob Scholarship.

Scholarship winners in Indiana are: Brookville: Stephanie Barrett; Cambridge City: Rachel Wood, Rachel Bailey, Gerald Phillips, Duel Short; Centerville: Lynn Baldwin; Connersville: Alicia Robinson, Tammy Shepler, Anthony Knox, Diane Mofield, Barbara Becknell, Megan Higbie, Ashley Russell; Economy: Lisa Fisher; Hagerstown: Tina LeMaster; Indianapolis: Paula Hanner; Liberty: Christine Boone, Cody Carlin, Sandra Davis, Stacey Day, Cheryl Dishmond, Candy Guenther, Craig Hale, Trevor Hartman, Erica Hofer, David Hubbard, Amy Moegerle, Levi Muckridge, David Parker, Dakota Patterson, Jessica Lawson; Lynn Louanne Manning, Christy McGehee, Connie Pierce; Milton: Gregory Oakley, Terri Abbitt; Modoc: Jerome Lamb; Richmond: Scott Harrell, Mary Anderson, Brian Miles, Joseph Brown, Jeremie Mckinney, Regina Thompson, Cressida Woodard, Amanda Smith, Denzel Durham, Marc Semanchik, Nelltiona Rice, Marianne Duke, Amy Dickey, Mary Anderson, Karleigh DeLong, Jessica Johnson, Angelia Sexton, Tyren Tillman, Ronald Bane, Craig Bolin, Dena Matheny, Greg Smith, Ryan Smith Sandra Calderon; Rushville: Coy Estes; Straughn: Joshua Key, Heather Key; Williamsburg: Lisa Coyle, Joseph Pentecost.

Scholarship winners in Ohio are: Eaton: Martha Eales; New Paris: Joseph Zurwell, Cassandra Bond.

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April 2012
April 17

Klein receives Ivy Tech Richmond 2012 President’s Award for Excellence in Instruction

Betty Klein, M.S., R.N., Assistant Professor and Program Chair for Health Care Support  in the School of Health Sciences at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is the 2012 President’s Award for Excellence in Instruction. She also is Ivy Tech Richmond’s nominee for the Ivy Tech Community College 2012 Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction.

Klein, a Brookville resident, says she is “extremely honored” to represent Ivy Tech Richmond. An Ivy Tech graduate, she tells her students “with an Ivy Tech degree you can go anywhere”.  Looking back on her education at Ivy Tech she says, “I wanted to work at Cincinnati’s Good Samaritan Hospital. I found a position as an Operating Room Technician starting out. It gave me the opportunity to learn, take leadership, develop interpersonal and life-long learning skills.”

Klein thrived in the Good Samaritan environment working in Open Heart Surgery. Her supervisors encouraged her to become a registered nurse and awarded her a scholarship. She worked and attended school in the hospital earning an R.N. She continued to work at Good Samaritan while studying for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Service Management at College of Mt. St. Joseph. At Good Samaritan she had the unique opportunity to assist in designing the Operating Suite when the hospital expanded to a new 16 story tower.

Moving back to the Brookville area in 1996, she worked at the Fayette Memorial Hospital for 15 years and earned a Master of Science degree in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis. Klein joined Ivy Tech in 2003 as an adjunct professor in the Life Sciences and Medical Assisting Program and continued to advance her career to her present position.

A lifelong learning advocate she continues to add certifications to her experience including: Basic Life Support Instructor, Nurse Aide Program Director and Instructor Training, Dementia Care, and Indiana Home and Hospice Care Foundation. One nominator said, “She consistently models excellence instruction, professionalism and leadership in each of her roles. She is a role model to students enrolled in Health Care Support- a program that encourages completion of certification for the healthcare workforce.”

Klein farms, is a community volunteer and wood carver. 

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April 18

Ivy Tech students named to All-Indiana Academic Team

Lynn Baldwin, Centerville, and Jennifer Scantland, Palestine, Ohio, join 34 other students from Ivy Tech Community College campuses across the state named to this year’s All-Indiana Academic Team.  All of the 2012 team members are Ivy Tech students.

Baldwin is an Office Administration Program major with a Medical Concentration and Scantland is an Accounting Program major. Both programs are in the School of Business.  Baldwin and Scantland were among 10 students from across Indiana who received the Postsecondary Student Career and Technical Education Award for Excellence from the Indiana Department of Education in February. 

The academic competition which scores students on academic honors, activities including leadership and work experience, and an essay, is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, USA TODAY, and the American Association of Community Colleges. Baldwin and Scantland were nominated for the All Indiana Academic Team by the Ivy Tech Richmond Phi Theta Kappa chapter. They will graduate in 2012.

Phi Theta Kappa developed the All-Indiana Academic Team competition in 1994 as a component of the All-USA Team Competition. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for students of two-year colleges. With more than 1.3 million members, Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education.  Students must complete at least twelve hours of course work towards an associate degree and generally have at least a 3.5 grade point average to be considered.

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April 19

Ryan Coby receives Ivy Tech Richmond 2012 Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction

Ryan Coby, MAED, an adjunct faculty member in the Ivy Tech Community College Richmond English Department, is the recipient of the 2012 Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction.

Coby has been an Ivy Tech adjunct faculty member since 2007. In addition to his teaching duties, he tutors at Ivy Tech and Indiana University East and plays a key role in the online tutoring program. Coby also mentors new adjunct English faculty.

A Richmond native, he earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in English from I.U. East and the Master of Arts degree in Adult Education/Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. 

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April 24

Josh Summey receives Ivy Tech Distinguished Alumni Award

Joshua W. Summey, Laurel, is the 2012 Ivy Tech Community College Richmond Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. The award will be presented at the Ivy Tech 2012 graduation ceremony, May 5 at Tiernan Center.

A 2007 Ivy Tech Richmond graduate, Summey earned the Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Technology at graduation. He is a Master Certified Automotive Service Technician.

While a fulltime student, he worked two part-time jobs, one in the Ivy Tech Automotive Department as a Lab Assistant, the other at a local auto business while maintaining a 3.5 grade point average. He has been an adjunct instructor in the Ivy Tech Richmond Automotive program since 2008.

Prior to attending Ivy Tech, Summey earned Ivy Tech Dual Credits at the Whitewater Technical Career Center where he received the Outstanding Student Award while completing high school credits at Franklin County High School where he graduated in 2005.

After graduating from Ivy Tech, he transferred to Indiana University East where he earned a Bachelor of General Studies degree Summa Cum Laude in 2009. He was a Dean’s Award recipient and member of Alpha Sigma Lambda.

Since 2009 Summey has been the owner/operator of Josh’s Wrecks to Rods in Laurel, Ind. and held several technician positions at area auto businesses. He serves on the Ivy Tech Automotive Technology Advisory Committee and the Ivy Tech Car Show Planning Committee.  He recently served as a National Assessment Governing Board Consultant for the U.S. Department of Education on Judgmental Standard Setting and Curriculum Review. Summey currently teaches senior students in the Richmond Area Career Center program on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus.

In the fall, he will be an automotive instructor in the Richmond Community Schools and an adjunct faculty member in the Automotive Technology Program at Ivy Tech.

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April 26

Gibson, Paul to receive honorary degrees from Ivy Tech Richmond

Rebecca A. Gibson and State Senator Allen E. Paul will receive honorary degrees at the Ivy Tech Community College Richmond graduation ceremonies May 5.

Gibson, a Connersville resident and former Ivy Tech Richmond Trustee, and Paul, a Richmond resident and long-term state legislator will receive the Honorary Associate of Science degree in College and Community Service.

Rebecca Gibson is being recognized for her lifelong commitment to secondary and postsecondary education in east central Indiana, commitment to servant leadership and outstanding leadership for a number of organizations.

A Ball State University graduate and Marketing Coordinator at GE Energy in Connersville, she was an 11 year Ivy Tech Regional Trustee and served as Board of Trustees chair for most of the 11 years. She was very involved in the building of Johnson Hall and renovation of McDaniel Hall on the Richmond campus.

In addition, she has served on the Fayette County School Corporation Board of Trustees as vice president and president, Indiana University East Advisory Board, Fayette County Foundation Board of Directors, and held local and state positions in the NAACP.

She received the Certificate of Recognition–PL221 School Improvement Award for 2004-05, the 2005 Ivy Tech Region 9 Commitment to Education Award, the 2004 Indiana Woman in NAACP Hazel Minnefield Award and the 1993 American Business Women’s Association Woman of the Year award.

Senator Allen Paul is being recognized for his lifelong commitment to service for east central Indiana, leadership for many community organizations and his support of Ivy Tech Community College Richmond in securing funding for the construction of Johnson Hall and renovation of McDaniel Hall.

A graduate of Parsons College and legislator from District 27 to the Indiana State Senate since 1986, he has served on many committees and subcommittees including leadership as chair of Insurance & Institutions, former Assistant Majority Caucus Chairman and former Assistant Majority Whip. He currently serves on the Homeland Security, Transportation and Veteran Affairs Committees, the Insurance subcommittee and as Transportation Subcommittee chair.

Paul is a combat decorated U. S. Army, Vietnam Veteran who received the Bronze Star with Valor Device and is a Retired Brig. General of the Indiana National Guard Reserve. He received the National Guard President’s Award for Service.  His service to organizations includes the Indiana University East Advisory Board; Wayne County Area, Winchester and Portland Chambers of Commerce, Howe Military School Board of Trustees and Alumni Board of Directors, Vietnam Veterans of America, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars life-time member, AMVETS, Marine Corps League, United Way, past president Tau Kappa Epsilon National Fraternity and former GOP Precinct Committeeman. His honors include the National Federation of Independent Business Award, Sagamore of the Wabash, Kentucky Colonel, Indiana Chamber of Commerce Small Business Legislative Award and T.K.E. Triangle Alumni Award.

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May 2012
May 25

Ivy Tech Richmond receives Lions Club Scholarship Grant

Richmond – A Richmond Lions Club grant will fund a $500 Ivy Tech Community College Richmond Automotive Technology Program scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Executive Director for Resources Development Diana Pappin said, “Many of our students need financial help paying for tuition and books.  We appreciate the Lions Club scholarship grant in helping us reach our $124,000 scholarship fund goal for the coming school year. Every gift is important. ”

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who meets the Automotive  Scholarship Criteria: Richmond region resident, enrolled in automotive program, degree seeking and with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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May 31

Retiring Ivy Tech Chancellor Honored, Regional Trustees Meet

Retiring Chancellor James Steck was honored Thursday for his 27 years of service to Ivy Tech Community College Richmond at a ceremony in Johnson Hall on the Richmond campus.  A plaque installed in the entrance to Johnson Hall notes his service and new title of Chancellor Emeritus.

Earlier in the day at the Ivy Tech Richmond Regional Board of Trustees meeting it was announced that Vickie J. Long, Connersville High School Math teacher representing labor, had been reappointed to the Board by the Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees. The Regional Board also elected officers for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Re-elected were Long, chair, Melanie Caldwell, Liberty, vice chair, and Joe Meyer, Williamsburg, treasurer.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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June 2012
June 1

Tincher Named Interim Chancellor at Ivy Tech Richmond

Steven C. Tincher, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond will serve as Richmond's Interim Chancellor until a successor is named to replace James L. Steck who retired June 1.

Ivy Tech Community College President Thomas J. Snyder made the appointment with the Ivy Tech Regional Board of Trustees' approval. Tincher said, "I am honored to have the opportunity to work with our wonderful students, faculty and staff as Interim Chancellor."

A Richmond resident, Tincher began his career as an Ivy Tech Richmond adjunct faculty member in 1981. He became Director of Regional Business Affairs in 1984 and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in 1996. He earned a doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a major in Business from Regent University and a master's in Accounting and a bachelor's in General Business Administration from Ball State University. Tincher serves on many college-wide initiatives and committees as well as on several community boards and committees including the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Business Education Committee, Indiana University East School of Humanities Advisory Committee and Richmond Area Career Center Advisory Committee.

His work on initiatives to increase student educational opportunities includes partnerships with secondary schools and local public universities. An adjunct faculty member at Franklin University, he previously held adjunct positions at the Purdue University School of Technology Richmond and Antioch University. Tincher and his wife Susan are the parents of a son who lives in Columbus, Ind.

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June 12

CNC Operator, NIMS certification training available for Indiana, Ohio residents

CNC Machine Operator training with NIMS certification is immediately available at Ivy Tech Corporate College Richmond. Training is fully funded for this 140 hour program for qualified participants. Persons interested in participating must be displaced or unemployed and be able to commit to a five week, 25 to 30 hour per week training schedule.

Candidates must have specific assessment scores to pre-qualify. Assessments are at no cost. These are: WorkKeys score of 4 or greater in Math and Reading (or recorded TABE scores of Math 8.0, Reading 10.6) and 70% or greater score for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mechanical Reasoning (Prove It!? assessments).

Contact Ivy Tech Corporate College Richmond at 765-966-2656 ext. 4106 today to schedule a no cost assessment. Or contact WorkOne at 765-962-8591 for additional assistance.

Training program referrals must be made by June 15. Training is anticipated to start the end of June. Classes will be on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus.

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June 13

Welding program addresses need for qualified employees

 Now is the time to consider a career in welding. Welders with certifications are in demand. Ivy Tech?s Ivy Institute of Technology Welding program is accepting students for the next class starting July 9 on the Richmond campus.  The program is designed for students to obtain the skills and knowledge needed for entry- to mid-level positions in the manufacturing industry in as little as eight months.

 The Welding Institute is a 30-week program that includes instruction and hands-on lab activities.  The classes meet 30 hours per week (6 hours per day), completing in just 8 months, so students are prepared to enter the workforce quickly. 

This program is technology focused, with instruction and laboratory preparation in safety and OSHA requirements, welding process and equipment, welding codes and certifications, blueprint reading, and proper care and maintenance of welding equipment. Specific welding techniques ? such as Stick, MIG, TIG, FCAW, OFW, OFC, and PAC ? also will be covered.

Developed with the American Welding Society, the Welding Institute program will help students learn the necessary skills and become certified.  Students can earn numerous recognized welding certifications administered through AWS SENSE and American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME). After completing the program, students take the exams for industry certifications.  The credits also can be applied toward Technical Certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree programs at Ivy Tech.

 The first class completing the program was honored at a luncheon at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond June 8.  The students completed 900 hours of training and are eligible for 10 certifications in various welding processes. The students recognized are Lance Balthis, Mitchell Boger, Gary DeLong,  Kevin Dill, James Gross, and Nathan Slagle.

 For program information contact William Abshear at 765-966-2656 x 4117 or go to ivytech.edu/ivy-institute. To apply today, call admissions at 765-966-26856 x 1202.

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June 16

New Ivy Tech Richmond programs geared to job opportunities

Two programs starting fall semester at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond offer students the opportunity to prepare for jobs in the growing information technology and health fields.

Information Security and Paramedic Science are programs suited to the needs of professionals seeking to enhance their credentials or complete a degree and students starting an associate degree program.

The online Information Security program offers certificates for working professionals and the Associate of Applied Science degree for those entering the information technology field.  It prepares students to work in areas related to information assurance and computer security. Certificates and a technical certificate via distance education in data security and network security are also available. Starting salaries for Information Security graduates is $40,000.

Credentialed Paramedics who take six general education courses in the Paramedic Science program can earn the Associate of Science degree transferable to a four-year degree program. In addition to general education, technical and professional course work, Paramedic Science program students will have practical experiences at Reid Hospital and Rural Metro Ambulance Service.  Program graduates can transfer credits to related baccalaureate programs.

For information about the Information Security program contact Curtis Blakely, department chair, at 765-966-2656 x 3410 or go to ivytech.edu/information-security. For Paramedic Science program information contact Mark Fair at 765-966-2656 x 1166 or go to ivytech.edu/paramedic-science.

To apply and enroll in one of these programs for fall, call 765-966-2656 x 1202.

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June 20, 2012

Steven C. Tincher Named Chancellor for Ivy Tech Community College's Richmond Region

Steven C. Tincher, Ph.D., has been named Chancellor of the Richmond region of Ivy Tech Community College.  Tincher was named Interim Chancellor following Chancellor Emeritus James L. Steck's retirement June 1.  He has been Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the region since 1996.

"I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to represent Ivy Tech's Richmond and Connersville students, faculty and staff in the chancellor's position," Tincher said.  "I highly respect the leadership of our trustees, President Snyder and the President's Office staff as together the College focuses on accelerating greatness in Indiana and specifically our local community."

"Dr. Tincher brings a tremendous amount of experience and is a proven leader in this community and in higher education in our state," Ivy Tech President Thomas J. Snyder said.  "After an extensive search process it was determined that Dr. Tincher is the best person to lead this region and he will be a great successor to Jim Steck and will be an outstanding leader."

"We have a legacy of outstanding community leadership from Chancellor Emeritus James Steck and we will continue to diligently implement the College's mission and vision in our community," Tincher said.  "The Ivy Tech faculty and staff are outstanding and committed to the success of our students and business and industry in our communities.  Leveraging the local campus with the College's resources and leadership are tremendous assets for our region.  It is an honor for me to serve in this new assignment."

Dr. Tincher's responsibilities while serving as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the region included academic program planning, regional transfer promotion, local academic partnerships with secondary schools, academic operations and budgets, and regional administrative information/instructional technology services.

He began his career at Ivy Tech Richmond as an adjunct faculty member. He joined Ivy Tech as a full-time employee when he became Director of Regional Business Affairs in 1984. His responsibility areas included budgeting, business office operations, employee relations, facilities and information technology. Prior to joining Ivy Tech, he worked for Cooper Industries, Belden Electronic Wire and Cable Richmond in several accounting/planning operations positions. Prior to joining Cooper Industries he worked in other local accounting positions.

He is involved in a number of committees and initiatives regionally and across the College including the Regional Achieving the Dream Committee, Human Resources Council, Faculty Task Force, Curriculum Committees for Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology and committee for deans of the School of Business.

Dr. Tincher is an active participant in a number of partnership initiatives that enable Ivy Tech to serve College students and regional high school students including a program partnership with Reid Hospital, student transfer partnerships with IU East and Purdue School of Technology Richmond, partnerships with area high schools for high school based Dual Credit opportunities and Early College initiatives.

He has been an adjunct faculty member at a number of universities. He taught Strategic Management in the Franklin University MBA program, various courses in the Master of Arts in Management program at Antioch University from 1993-2011, leadership courses at the Purdue University School of Technology Richmond and business courses at Indiana Wesleyan University.

He earned a doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a major in Business from Regent University,  a Master of Arts in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration from Ball State University.

Dr. Tincher serves on several community boards and committees including the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Business Education Committee, Indiana University East School of Humanities Advisory Committee and Richmond Area Career Center Advisory Committee.

He has lived most of his life in the Richmond community. He and his wife Susan currently live in Richmond and are the parents of a son who lives in Columbus, IN.

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July 2012
July 2

Graesser Named Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Ivy Tech Richmond

William M. Graesser, M.A., Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond will serve as  Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs until a successor is named to Steven Tincher who was named Chancellor in June.

Chancellor Steven Tincher said, “Dean Graesser’s respected academic experience with the College and his focus on student learning and success well qualifies him for this additional assignment.”

Graesser, a Wilmington, Ohio resident, began his career at Ivy Tech Richmond in 1992 as Math and Science program chair. He has served in positions as General Education Division chair and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences chair before being named Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2008. In1994, he received the President’s Award for Excellence in Instruction for Ivy Tech Richmond and in 1997 the Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Award.  Prior to joining Ivy Tech he was a teacher and administrator in high schools in Missouri, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

He has a master’s from Webster University in St. Louis; a bachelor’s from Otterbein College and is a Certified Distance Learning Administrator Professional.

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July 10

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond offers admissions information sessions at local libraries

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond will offer Admissions Information Sessions at local libraries across its five county region beginning July 16.

During these free information sessions, Stephanie Hill Alexander will answer questions about degree programs, financial aid, support services and getting started for fall semester. Classes start August 20. Those who are unable to attend and have questions should contact Stephanie at 1-800-659-4562, ext. 1216 or by email salexand@ivytech.edu.

The sessions are scheduled at:

Connersville Public Library, Monday, July 16, 11 am-3 pm

Cambridge City Public Library, Wednesday, July 18, 9:30 am-3:30 pm

Winchester Public Library, Monday, July 23, 2 pm-5 pm

Rushville Public Library, Wednesday, July 25, 10 am - 3 pm

Hagerstown Public Library, Friday, July 27, 10:30 am-4:30 pm

Brookville Public Library, Monday July 30, 10 am-3 pm

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July 16

Ivy Tech Richmond Recognizes Outstanding Students, Faculty and Staff

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond recognized outstanding students, advisers, staff and faculty at the annual Student Recognition Banquet Friday, July 13 in Johnson Hall on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus.

Marc Semanchik, Richmond, a Liberal Arts major in Math, was named Student of the Year. Semanchik was the student veteran’s math tutor during spring semester. He is active in the Student Veteran’s Organization (SVO), Student Government Association and completed Student Leadership Academy. He plans to transfer to IU East to complete a bachelor’s degree in in Liberal Arts with majors in Natural Science and Math.

Kimberly Butts, Richmond, Financial Aid Assistant, was selected Staff Member of the Year by the student body for her work with students receiving financial aid.

Tom Tully, Richmond, Agriculture program chair, was selected as Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year by the student body for excellence in teaching.

Tiffany Erk, Centerville, Student Life Director, was named Outstanding Student Organization Adviser for her work with Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board and Student Leadership Academy.

Other award winners are:

Jeff Deaton, Liberty, a Human Resource Management major and Regional President of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, received the Outstanding Organization President award for his leadership of the campus chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

Rebekah LaVere, Hagerstown, a Paralegal Studies major, received the Outstanding Community Service Award. She is active in Student Government Association, the Alternative Spring Break Program and Phi Theta Kappa, student honor society.

Kathy Stone, Richmond, a business administration major, received the Outstanding Organization Member for her work with the Scrapbook Club.

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July 27

Ivy Tech Richmond offers express registration Saturday, Aug. 4

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is offering Express Registration Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9-12. Express Registration is just in time for fall classes that start Monday, August 20. This special event will be in Johnson Hall on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus.

In one visit, prospective students can apply for admission, complete COMPASS placement testing, new student orientation and enroll in classes.  Refreshments will be served.

Those who have completed some steps toward registration can complete the remaining steps. Those wanting to start some steps before August 4 can complete an online application at http://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/ and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

August hours for Ivy Tech Richmond and Connersville locations are: Aug 6-10 and Aug 20-24 - Admissions, Assessment/COMPASS, Registration/Registrar, Academic Advising, Financial Aid and Bookstore will be open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and the Bursar/Business Office will be open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. All offices will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday.  August 13-17, the week before classes start, Richmond Admissions, Assessment/COMPASS, Registration/Registrar, Academic Advising and Financial Aid will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Connersville, the Bursar/Business Office and Bookstore will be open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Thursday.  All offices will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.

Ivy Tech Richmond offers 21st century education and skills for high demand jobs. Tuition is $3,334 per year for fulltime students.  For additional information or to schedule an appointment call 765-966-2656 ext. 1202 or 800-659-4562, ext. 1202.

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August 2012
August 4

Ivy Tech Richmond offers express registration Saturday, Aug. 11

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is offering Express Registration Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9-12. Express Registration is just in time to start fall classes Monday, August 20. This special event will be in Johnson Hall on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus.

In one visit, prospective students can apply for admission, complete COMPASS placement testing, new student orientation and enroll in classes.  Refreshments will be served. Those who have completed some steps toward registration can complete the remaining steps. Those wanting to start some steps before August 11 can complete an online application at http://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/ and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

August 6-9 registration hours for Ivy Tech Richmond and Connersville locations are 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. with the Bursar/Business Office open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. All offices will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on August 10.

Ivy Tech Richmond offers 21st century education and skills for high demand jobs. Tuition is $3,334 per year for fulltime students.  For additional information or to schedule an appointment call 765-966-2656 ext. 1202 or 800-659-4562, ext. 1202.

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August 15

Fast training for high demand health jobs through Ivy Tech Corporate College

Area residents looking for quick training for a good job, may find Career Step training programs to be the answer.  Career Step is a partner with Ivy Tech's Corporate College and offers self-paced, online training in the fast growing health care field.

Career Step's free health career training information session will be Thursday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at Ivy Tech Richmond in Johnson Hall's Stidham Auditorium.  The information session will focus on how the program quickly prepares students for the high demand jobs in medical transcription, medical coding and billing and medical administrative assistant.

Students can complete a course of study and test for national certifications issued by third party organizations and industry governing bodies. Students may qualify for WorkOne tuition. Those enrolling in the program before October 31 have a choice of a laptop, free text books or a 10 percent tuition reduction.

For additional information or to register for the session contact Jeff Holt, 765-966-2656 ext. 4106, jholt9@ivytech.edu or go to Careerstep.com/ivytechrichmond.

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August 15

Ivy Tech Richmond sets last minute registration hours Aug. 16-18

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond’s last minute registration hours on the Richmond and Connersville campuses will change Aug. 16-18 to enable students to complete applications, Compass placement testing, new student orientation and enroll in classes that start in Richmond Connersville and Rushville Aug. 20.

Saturday last minute registration is 9-12, Aug. 18 on the Richmond campus in Johnson Hall.

The hours are Aug. 16 for the Richmond campus-Admissions, Assessment/COMPASS, Registration/Registrar, Academic Advising and Financial Aid, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. The Connersville campus hours are 8.am. - 6 p.m. The Bursar/Business Office and Bookstore will be open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday Aug. 17, Richmond and Connersville campuses will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Those who have completed some steps toward registration can complete the remaining steps. Those wanting to start some steps before coming to campus can complete an online application at http://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/ and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Registration hours for Ivy Tech Richmond and Connersville locations next week, Aug 20-24 are:  Admissions, Assessment/COMPASS, Registration/Registrar, Academic Advising, Financial Aid and Bookstore will be open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and the Bursar/Business Office will be open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. All offices will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday.

Ivy Tech Richmond offers 21st century education and skills for high demand jobs. Tuition is $3,334 per year for fulltime students.  For additional information or to schedule an appointment call 765-966-2656 ext. 1202 or 800-659-4562, ext. 1202.

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August 15

Fast training for high demand health jobs through Ivy Tech Corporate College

Area residents looking for quick training for a good job, may find Career Step training programs to be the answer.  Career Step is a partner with Ivy Tech's Corporate College and offers self-paced, online training in the fast growing health care field.

Career Step's free health career training information session will be Thursday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at Ivy Tech Richmond in Johnson Hall's Stidham Auditorium.  The information session will focus on how the program quickly prepares students for the high demand jobs in medical transcription, medical coding and billing and medical administrative assistant.

Students can complete a course of study and test for national certifications issued by third party organizations and industry governing bodies. Students may qualify for WorkOne tuition. Those enrolling in the program before October 31 have a choice of a laptop, free text books or a 10 percent tuition reduction.

For additional information or to register for the session contact Jeff Holt, 765-966-2656 ext. 4106, jholt9@ivytech.edu or go to Careerstep.com/ivytechrichmond.

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August 31

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond admissions staff visit area high schools

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond admissions staff will be at area high schools with information about programs, certificates and degrees offered by the college.

Students will have the have the opportunity to talk with Stephanie Hill Alexander, assistant admissions director, about degree programs, financial aid, support services and getting started in college. Those who are unable to meet with her and have questions should contact Stephanie at 1-800-659-4562, ext. 1216 or by email salexand@ivytech.edu.

Alexander will be at the following schools:

Centerville High School, Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Lincoln High School, Friday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Union City High School, Senior Parent Meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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September 2012
September 4

Ivy Institute of Technology Richmond enrolling students now for Automotive Technology and Welding certificate programs

Students can enroll now for the new 40 week Ivy Institute of Technology Automotive Technology and Welding programs starting October 1. Automotive Technology and Welding graduates will be awarded a Technical Certificate, complete nationally recognized certifications and be able to transfer into an Associate of Applied Science (AAS)  degree program. Both programs are geared to quickly prepare Richmond area residents for jobs in two high demand job fields.

The programs are structured around industry-recognized certifications and qualify for financial aid, Veterans Benefits and the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans.

Contact Peg Terrell, dean of the School of Technology, at 765-966-2656, ext 1122, pterrell@ivytech.edu or admissions at 765-966-2656, ext. 1202.

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September 7

Ivy Tech Richmond will host a Celebration of the College, Welcome Chancellor Steven Tincher Sept. 12

A celebration of Ivy Tech Community College Richmond and welcome for Chancellor Steven Tincher, Ph.D., is set for Wednesday, September 12, 4:30-6 p.m. in Johnson Hall on the Richmond campus. Students, faculty and staff will be joined by Ivy Tech Community College President Thomas J. Snyder, Ivy Tech Richmond Trustees, and community representatives from across the Richmond Region for the celebration. President Snyder, Chancellor Tincher, Richmond Mayor Sally Hutton and Ivy Tech students will speak at 5:30 p.m.

Chancellor Tincher says, “There are a myriad of reasons to celebrate Ivy Tech Community College Richmond/Connersville.  Faculty and staff dedicated to implementing the College’s mission and vision, students earning educational credentials, Corporate College training opportunities for business and industry, direct linkages to economic development, community partnerships, and new program opportunities are just a few of the items to highlight for this event.”

Chancellor Tincher joined Ivy Tech Richmond in 1984 as Regional Director of Business Affairs and served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs from 1996 until July 2012 when he was appointed Chancellor. He and his wife Susan are longtime residents of the community. He succeeds Chancellor Emeritus James L. Steck who retired June 1.

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September 10

Ivy Tech Richmond School of Technology open house highlights high demand degree programs

Ivy Tech Community College’s School of Technology is holding an open house Sept. 20, 5-7 p.m. in McDaniel Hall on the Ivy Tech Richmond campus. The School’s programs are being featured. Attendees will receive information about degrees, certificates and certifications,  transferring credits to all Indiana’s public colleges and universities and most other colleges, financial aid and careers, talk with faculty, and take tours of classes and labs.

Peg Terrell, School of Technology dean, said this is an excellent opportunity for high school students; their parents; enrolled students; area residents thinking about upgrading skills, changing careers or attending college for the first time; and those thinking about returning to college to complete a degree to learn about programs in high demand fields.

Faculty will talk about the Automotive and Welding Institutes, Agriculture, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Machine Tool and Welding. Terrell said, “These programs are among those that are equipping students with the skills in high demand by business and industry world-wide. Developing these new skills is essential to employability as industries change how products are produced using advanced technology and equipment.”

Opportunities will be available to tour classrooms and labs and to talk with admissions and financial aid staff and students. Refreshments will be available.

For additional information or questions contact Peg Terrell at pterrell@ivytech.edu or 765-966-2656 x 1122.

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September 12

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond admissions staff visit area high schools

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond admissions staff will be at area high schools with

information about programs, certificates and degrees offered by the college.

Students will have the have the opportunity to talk with Stephanie Hill Alexander, assistant admissions director, about degree programs, financial aid, support services and getting started in college. Those who are unable to meet with her and have questions should contact Stephanie at 1-800-659-4562, ext. 1216 or by email salexand@ivytech.edu.

Alexander and other staff members will be at the following schools and locations:

New Castle High School, Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Eastern Indiana College Fair, Ivy Tech Richmond, Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Ivy Tech School of Technology Open House, Richmond, Thursday Sept. 20, McDaniel Hall, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Whitewater Valley College Night, Thursday, Sept, 20, Connersville High School, 6 p.m. -8:30 p.m.

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September 24

September 28 deadline to apply for Ivy Institute of Technology Automotive and Welding certificate programs

September 28 is last day to apply/register for the 40 week Ivy Institute of Technology Automotive Technology and Welding programs. Classes start Monday, Oct. 1. Automotive Technology and Welding graduates complete nationally recognized certifications, receive a Technical Certificate and can transfer into an Associate of Applied Science (AAS)  degree program. Both programs will quickly prepare Richmond area residents for jobs in two high demand job fields.

Financial aid, Veterans Benefits and the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) are available to program students. VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans. The programs are structured around industry-recognized certifications.

Contact Peg Terrell, dean of the School of Technology, at 765-966-2656, ext. 1122, pterrell@ivytech.edu or admissions at 765-966-2656, ext. 1202.

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September 25

Conley named Multicultural Affairs Director at Ivy Tech

Toure L. Conley, Richmond, has been named Director of Multicultural Affairs at Ivy Tech Community College Richmond. Conley, a Chicago native, graduated from Earlham College with a BS in Psychology. He joined Ivy Tech as assistant director of Disability Services in January 2011. Prior to joining Ivy Tech, Conley worked at Centerstone of Indiana in case management positions. He is studying for an MBA in Health Care Administration at Indiana Wesleyan University. The late Kenneth A. Chrisman was the College’s previous Multicultural Affairs director.

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September 26

Ivy Tech invites prospective students, families and area residents to Campus Visit Week Oct. 8-13

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond is inviting high school students, families and residents from the area- Wayne, Fayette, Franklin, Rush and Union counties in Indiana and Butler, Darke and Preble counties in Ohio to Campus Visit Week, Oct. 8-13 in Johnson Hall on the Richmond campus at I-70 and US 27.

Over 60 degrees and certificates are offered at Ivy Tech. Learn more about Ivy Tech programs and transfer opportunities to all Indiana public colleges and universities and most other colleges in Indiana and across the U.S. In addition, students from Ohio counties may qualify for in-state tuition.

Apply and register for the eight week fall semester session starting Oct. 15 (complete a semester in only eight weeks) and Spring Semester 2013 starting Jan. 14. Admissions staff will help visitors with questions, campus tours, program and cost information, applications, registration, financial aid, veteran’s benefits/VWRAP, advising, placement assessments, orientation and more.

Those interested in a specific career area are encouraged to visit on one of the Career Interest Cluster days Monday-Friday, 2-6 pm and Saturday 9-noon.  Monday, Health Sciences, Nursing; Tuesday, Business and Computers; Wednesday, Public & Social Services (Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Human Services), Education; Thursday, Liberal Arts & Sciences (General Studies -primarily for students who have not selected a major area of study); Friday, Applied Science (agriculture, engineering technology), Technology (automotive, engineering, manufacturing, industrial, design, construction, welding), and Automotive and Welding Institutes; Saturday, all programs of study.

Prospective, returning and current students with questions or needing addition information are encouraged to call 765-966-2656, ext. 1202 or 800-659-4562, ext. 1202 or go to ivytech.edu/Richmond.

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October 2012
October 8

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond Admissions staff schedules October visits to area high schools

Ivy Tech Community College Richmond admissions staff will visit nine area high schools this month with information about programs, certificates and degrees offered by the college.

Students will have the opportunity to talk with Stephanie Hill Alexander, assistant admissions director, about degree programs, financial aid, support services and getting started in college. Those who are unable to meet with her and have questions about Ivy Tech should contact Stephanie at 1-800-659-4562, ext. 1216 or by email salexand@ivytech.edu.

Alexander will be at the following schools:

  • Rushville High School, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2-3 p.m.
  • Union High School, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 9:30 – 10:30 am
  • Randolph Southern High School – October 16, 11:30 am – Noon
  • Union County High School College Fair, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1:15 -3:15 p.m.
  • Blue River Valley High School, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Knightstown High School, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • New Castle High School, Thursday, Oct. 25, 10-11 a.m.
  • Tri Junior/Senior High School, Thursday, Oct. 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Randolph Southern High School Parent/Senior night, Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.

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November 2012
December 2012