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Ivy Tech Lands $8M for Career Coaching Program

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 3, 2020) – Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded the Ivy Tech Foundation an $8 million grant to support a new employment initiative launched by Ivy Tech Community College. The Career Coaching and Employer Connection program is designed to help better prepare Ivy Tech graduates by emphasizing career readiness practices in addition…

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Patricia Culligan appointed dean of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering

Patricia J. Culligan, currently the chair and Carleton Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University, has been appointed the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., effective Aug. 1. Internationally recognized for her expertise in water…

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Regional Development Authority vice chairman and Hoosier Racing Tire president appointed first executive engineer in residence for iNDustry Labs

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (November 20, 2019) — In a press release issued by the University of Notre Dame earlier this week, it was announced that John DeSalle, president of Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., and vice chairman of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Development Authority has been appointed the first executive engineer in residence within…

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The Economic Strength of the South Bend – Elkhart Region is Supported in 2019 Wages & Benefits Report

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (November 13, 2019) — In a survey of employers in the South Bend – Elkhart Region, the regional economic development organization found more than 80 percent of participants added workers in the last six months, with 63 percent already planning further employment growth in 2020. This is a slight decrease from 85…

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BUTTIGIEG CUTS RIBBON ON SOUTH BEND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER

On November 6, 2019, Mayor Pete Buttigieg joined City leaders and regional partners for the grand opening of South Bend’s Technology Resource Center (TRC) in Ignition Park. The TRC was built with the mission of democratizing technology and catalyzing inclusive innovation in the region. The TRC is a co-location between the City’s Department of Innovation…

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