Evansville Teachers FCU to Change Name

Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union is planning to change its name to Liberty Federal Credit Union later this year when new signage will go up throughout its branch locations in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Business Development Officer Tim Ethridge says the credit union has experienced phenomenal growth over the past two years.... Read More

Ball State, Ivy Tech Launch Dual Enrollment Program

Ball State University and Ivy Tech Community College are launching a dual enrollment program that will provide an avenue towards earning a bachelor’s degree. The Navigating the Enrolled Student Transition program, or NEST, allows select high school students who have applied to Ball State, but are not yet accepted, to enroll at Ivy Tech in Muncie and live in BSU residence halls.... Read More

Partnership to Bring High-Speed Internet to Shelbyville

A new partnership between the city of Shelbyville and Paris-based infrastructure company Meridiam will bring high-speed internet access to the entire city. Last month, the city signed a letter of intent with Meridiam to provide a minimum of one gigabit of broadband service.... Read More

Purdue Partnership Expands Veterinary Diversity Programming

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has announced a partnership for a new scholarship program. Purdue says veterinary health company Ethos and veterinary online learning platform VetBloom are committing $500,000 to educational programs and initiatives that target racial disparities in veterinary medicine.... Read More

Governor’s Workforce Cabinet Awards Education Grants

The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet has awarded a total of nearly $500,000 to six high schools and career centers through its Education Readiness Grant program. The GWC says recipients will use the funding to purchase smart manufacturing technologies and equipment for the 2022-2023 school year.... Read More

Indy Public Library Begins Search for CEO

The Indianapolis Public Library is searching for its next chief executive officer. The library says it has formed a search committee, comprised of board members, staff, community stakeholders and patrons, to lead the process.... Read More

The Mind Trust Names Talent Innovation Fund Recipients

Indianapolis-based nonprofit The Mind Trust has announced the five recipients of its 2022-2023 Talent Innovation Fund awards. The nonprofit says it is investing $115,000 into projects that will implement "locally-driven, creative approaches" to overcome the education talent challenge in Indianapolis.... Read More

River Ridge Reorganizes Leadership Structure

The River Ridge Development Authority in Jeffersonville is reworking its organizational structure with the addition of several key leadership positions. The authority says the changes are part of efforts to accelerate growth and economic development activity.... Read More

Shoe Carnival Reports Q1 Profit Dip

Evansville-based Shoe Carnival Inc. (Nasdaq: SCVL) is reporting fiscal first quarter net income of $26.9 million, down from $43.2 million during the same period last year. Chief Executive Officer Mark Worden says both of its store banners exceeded expectations despite the quarter's economic headwinds and global uncertainties.... Read More

Vermillion County Receives EPA Grant

Thrive West Central, the economic development organization for west central Indiana, has been awarded a $400,000 Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant on behalf of the Vermilion County Redevelopment Commission. The grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will help the county identify contaminated sites and brownfields.... Read More