Tag: Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington

New Coaching Program Helps At-Risk High School Students

BY JANET MANDELSTAM High school students at risk of not earning a diploma have extra support this year thanks to a new pilot program that places eight educational coaches at 10 schools in southwest-central Indiana. Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) and Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington launched the Graduation and Career Coaching Initiative to improve graduation rates, [...]

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Debra Morrow: 
Executive Director, Middle Way House

BY CARMEN SIERING It’s been more than a decade since Debra Morrow finally acknowledged she needed help dealing with an abusive relationship.  She found that help at Middle Way House, the Bloomington nonprofit agency serving survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Eventually, she and three of her four children (one son was attending Purdue [...]

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New Competition for Sandwich Chains: Bloomingfoods Now Delivers!

A build-your-own sandwich from Bloomingfoods. Photo by Erin Stephenson BY CARMEN SIERING Customers walking into any one of the three Bloomingfoods locations at midday frequently encounter a bustling lunch crowd, and among the most popular menu items, says Operations Manager Paul Read, are the deli sandwiches. Now, thanks to a new delivery agreement with BtownMenus, [...]

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It’s The 20th Annual Indiana Limestone Symposium (Photo Gallery)

Amy Brier, symposium co-founder, with a work in progress. Courtesy photo BY BARB BERGGOETZ In the heat of June, experienced stone carvers, hobbyists, and carving novices painstakingly shape blocks of limestone weighing up to 1,200 pounds into creations from their own imaginations, toiling away on the grounds of the Bybee Stone Company in Ellettsville, Indiana. [...]

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For Ivy Tech’s ‘An Enemy of the People,’ the Audience Will Move with the Actors

Paul Daily. Photo by Shannon Zahnle BY JEREMY SHERE April 8–16, Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington will stage a student production of An Enemy of the People, the Henrik Ibsen play about small-town politics and the tension between environmental and economic interests. In an unusual twist, the play will take place in three separate locations within [...]

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5th Annual Local Artists Showcase (Video and Photo Gallery)

Showcase-goers examine artwork by Kevin Pope and Kendall Reeves. Photo by Erin Stephenson Even with the unseasonably warm and sunny 70-degree weather on Saturday, February 20, the 5th Annual Local Artists Showcase still drew crowds indoors. More than 650 people stopped by the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center to support the arts and the more than 60 [...]

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Ivy Tech Expansion Means More Opportunities for Local Students

BY JEREMY SHERE Phase II of the Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington main campus expansion is nearing completion. Students, faculty, and staff should expect to begin using the space by the start of spring semester 2016, says Executive Director of Marketing and Communications Amanda Billings. “We have many exciting opportunities for students and the community with [...]

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The 4th Annual Local Artists Showcase

  Bloom Magazine and Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington present ... The Local Artists Showcase Saturday, February 21 11 am-5 pm At the Bloomington Convention Center (302 S. College Ave.) More than 1,000 art lovers attended each annual Local Artists Showcase event at the Bloomington Convention Center. Don’t miss this year’s event! -Spend a leisurely afternoon in [...]

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