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It fills gyms with screaming crowds, players and fans bleed their team color, and competitions reach a fever pitch in the final seconds. These are "sporting" events of a different sort, backed by brains instead of brawn. Student robotic competitions are gaining momentum in Indiana and throughout the country, and that growth translates into big business for Kokomo-based AndyMark. Run by two engineers (Andy and Mark) who grew restless in their previous office jobs, the company supplies student robotic teams around the world with gadgets to go for the gold.
A commitment to academic excellence is not the only thing Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University share. Both schools also share a collaborative relationship with industry leaders in advanced manufacturing and logistics designed to graduate students with the skills needed to succeed in today's high-tech job market.
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