The program traditionally combines in-school lessons from teachers with a two-day event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where more than 10,000 students explore interactive projects and exhibits set up by more than 100 companies and 1,000 volunteers. This year, it’s going online.
State expands Next Level Jobs programs to help economy recover post-virus
Through the end of the year, Hoosiers with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree can also receive free training in high-growth, in-demand jobs. In addition, the state has expanded the money companies can receive to train workers.Read More
President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say.
The $14 million Hub & Spoke, planned for East 106th Street and Lantern Road, will connect building and design industry tenants to clients and makers all under one roof,
More than 2,000 IPS students will take part in work-based learning in high-demand industries through the program.
The 2019 College Readiness Report shows that 63% of 2017 graduates went immediately to college, dropping from 64% in 2016 and 65% in 2015.
After nearly four years away from Indiana, local tech luminary Scott Jones has returned to central Indiana. And he’s returned with gusto, supercharging Eleven Fifty Academy and helping advance a life-sciences company he says can “transform medicine on multiple fronts.”
In 2018, Holcomb boldly outlined specific goals, One year later, he has exceeded some targets, but hasn’t met other goals.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said he’s not disappointed to have fallen short on college re-enrollment and adult education initiatives, because the state had “set high goals.”
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
The first group of future pilots at the Leadership in Flight Training, or LIFT, Academy will begin training Tuesday at the school at Indianapolis International Airport.
Education Department documents show that students filed nearly 24,000 federal fraud complaints between President Donald Trump's Jan. 20, 2017, inauguration and April 30 this year, almost entirely against for-profit colleges.
Businesses are more willing to reach out to Goodwill, the Logan Center and other nonprofits that train individuals with disabilities to work in businesses.
Members of the City-County Council on Monday voted overwhelmingly in favor of appropriating $560,000 to get Indy Achieves off the ground, but they also expressed concern about its ongoing cost amid many city needs.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. plans to open an aviation school at Indianapolis International Airport that it hopes will help it address an ongoing pilot-shortage problem.
The India-based technology company plans to hire 3,000 employees in Indianapolis by the end of 2023.
Real-world opportunities can range from colleges funding internship and experiential learning programs to businesses giving young professionals room to flex their muscles and earn their wings, according to experts in Indiana workforce issues.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels plans to make his pitch to Indiana college students Friday afternoon to try to keep them in the state after graduation.
The donation is the largest single gift in Project Indy’s short history. Last summer, the initiative spearheaded by Mayor Joe Hogsett supported about 2,000 teens and young adults in summer jobs.
Lawmakers said reforming the state’s muddled workforce development system was a top priority this session. Instead, they ended up bypassing bolder proposals and approving what some say are incremental, bureaucracy-laden changes.