Ivy Tech Homecoming Reunion Activities Celebrate 50 years

Ivy Tech Community College—Wabash Valley welcomes alumni, staff, faculty, students and the community to Homecoming Reunion 2013 on October 18 and 19 on campus at 8000 South Education Drive in Terre Haute.

"Our Homecoming Reunion is a chance to reconnect with alumni and for the community to join us on campus. We are excited to be celebrating Ivy Tech’s 50th year and to show our alumni and the Wabash Valley community what’s been happening at the College," said Becky Miller, executive director of resource development for Ivy Tech—Wabash Valley.   The college was established on March 15, 1963 as Indiana Vocational Technical College.  Over its 50 year history, the college has served over one million Hoosiers.

Festivities kick off on Friday, October 18, with a cookout and drive-in movie sponsored by the Alumni Association and Student Life. The cookout begins at 6 p.m. and the movie "Grown Ups 2" begins at dusk.  The evening events are free and open to the public but reservations are required for the cookout by October 10.  RSVP to Becky Ramp at rramp1@ivytech.edu or call 812-298-2450.

"It’s always nice to see familiar faces and to watch classmates reconnect," said Lindsey Snapp, member of the Wabash Valley Alumni Council. "And it’s great to see so many new faces from the community get the chance to explore the college we’re so proud of."

Then join the fun on Saturday, October 19, at the 5th Annual Scholarship Cruisin’ Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vehicles register from 9 to 11 a.m. Awards are presented at 2 p.m.

Amateur judges will present honors in nineteen categories including: best diesel, best paint, best truck, best tractor, best motorcycle, and best Ford, Chevy and Mopar. Entrants will also compete for trophies in categories such as Best of Show, Chancellor’s Choice, Alumni’s Choice, Students’ Choice and more. For a complete list or to enter a vehicle in the show, visit www.ivytech.edu/carshow.

The event, sponsored by the Ivy Tech Foundation and First Financial Bank, features music, food and fun in addition to great vehicles. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund of the Ivy Tech Foundation.

For more information, visit http://www.ivytech.edu/wabashvalley/alumni.