The donation from the philanthropic arm of tech firm Salesforce will be used to support career-development programs at Indianapolis Public Schools and Ivy Tech Community College.
Pretty much every school of note, including Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, Ball State University and Ivy Tech Community College (which offers a well-regarded two-year associate’s degree certified by the National Security Agency) offers advanced education for students interested in cybersecurity.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett on Tuesday plan to roll out an initiative called Indy Achieves, which will support students across Indianapolis’ 11 school districts.
The major change this year is to replace the existing State Workforce Innovation Council with a new board that legislative leaders hope will be smaller and more nimble.
Ivy Tech Community College has a five-year goal to grow enrollment by more than 25 percent and more than double the number of degrees and certificates it awards each year.
The former president of Indiana’s community college system received a retirement payout worth more than $1 million despite the university's struggle with budget cuts.
Steve Braun says Inquidia Consulting was uniquely qualified to help create the state’s groundbreaking “Demand Driven Workforce System,” which will influence how millions of dollars in training and education money is spent.
Indiana officials are also trying to advance “reverse transfer” policies statewide as a tool to increase Indiana’s college attainment rate.
The community college will use the six-acre site on the city’s northwest side to build a new automotive technology center to help fill demand for auto technicians.
Reverse transfer allows students to combine credits they earned from both the community college where they started attending classes and the four-year college they transferred to—even if they hadn’t completed enough credits at either institution individually to earn a degree.
Officials want to boost Indiana’s college attainment rate from 41 percent to 60 percent by 2025 and think targeting people who have shown an interest in school but never finished may be the fastest way to get there.
Ivy Tech plans to use chancellors to operate each campus instead of having regional chancellors overseeing multiple campuses.
Ivy Tech says the number of jobs in the cyber security field is growing. To help meet that demand it launched the school's Center for Cyber Security.
The plan to skill up Indiana’s adult workforce could help prepare the state to fill an estimated 1 million jobs by 2025, most of which will be openings created by the impending retirements of baby boomers.
Ivy Tech Community College’s new president, Sue Ellspermann, might have just given the school a much-needed political reboot.
Drawing on her own life experiences and diverse employment history, Ivy Tech Community College President Sue Ellspermann shared her story with about 20 students during a Student Success class focused on career exploration.