ISU Receives $250K Gift

Indiana State University has received a $250,000 gift from Dave Campbell, a former chair of ISU's Board of Trustees, and his wife Peggy. The gift will support the Fund for ISU, which serves the university's greatest needs, as well as two scholarships, the David C. and Margaret L. Campbell Scholarship for Liberal Arts and the Dwaine and Martha Woolsey/Charles and Phyllis Campbell Memorial Scholarship.... Read More

Ivy Tech Launches Professional Leadership Program

Ivy Tech Community College is launching a Professional Leadership Institute initiative at its Fort Wayne and Warsaw campuses. The college says the institute is for businesses and individuals who want training in the skills needed to lead teams and advance organizational growth.... Read More

Skyepack Lands Growth Investment

An education tech company in West Lafayette has received what it calls a significant growth investment led by the Purdue Startup Fund. While the specific amount was not immediately disclosed, Skyepack says it will use the funding to further product development.... Read More

Rose-Hulman Professor Receives KEEN Grant

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology professor Dr. Julia Williams has received a $457,500 grant from The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation. Over the next three years, Rose-Hulman says Williams will work to build connections between engineering professional societies and the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network to create value for engineers in industry and in education.... Read More

Grace College Names New President

Following a seven-month national search, Grace College & Theological Seminary has appointed Dr. Drew Flamm as its seventh president. Flamm, who currently serves as the college's executive vice president, will transition to his new role in July.... Read More

Rose-Hulman to Host Robotics State Finals

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will this weekend host 32 of Indiana's top high school and community robotics teams at the FIRST Indiana Robotics state championships. The competition, which are open to the public, will be held on a basketball court-sized field at Rose-Hulman's Sports and Recreation Center.... Read More

Miller’s Health System Partners with Trine

Warsaw-based Miller's Health System Inc. is partnering with Trine University to provide employees with professional development and educational opportunities. Miller's employees will have access to more than 45 courses from Trine.... Read More

State Approves Special Education License, Programs

The Indiana State Board of Education has given final approval for an alternative route license intended to grow Indiana's pipeline of special education teachers. The SBOE also approved two special education programs that will provide transition to teaching programs to individuals with a bachelor’s degree that want to become special education teachers.... Read More

Bridge Builder Award Winner Unveiled

The Indianapolis-based TechPoint Foundation for Youth has named the Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce program the recipient of this year's Bridge Builder Award. The program, housed at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, will receive the award next week during the TechPoint Mira Awards.... Read More

USI Establishes Pharmacy Degree Pathway with Sullivan

The University of Southern Indiana and the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Services in Louisville have approved a Doctor of Pharmacy pathway agreement. USI says the agreement allows undergraduate students at USI who have completed three years of all prerequisite courses into the Sullivan's PharmD program.... Read More

Shakamak High School Installs Solar Farm

Shakamak High School in Jasonville is installing a solar farm that is expected to save the Wabash Valley school more than $1 million over the next 12 years. Our partners at WTHI-TV report the solar farm will be connected to Duke Energy's power grid this weekend.... Read More

Ball State Marks Record-Breaking Fundraising Event

Ball State University is celebrating the best single day of fundraising in the school's history, following the results of its fourth annual One Ball State Day. The university says it received more than 7,000 gifts totaling more than $1 million during its 24-hour online fundraising event.... Read More