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Regional Partnership Director of Education and Workforce Appointed to Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Advisory Board

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Oct. 14, 2020) — Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship has created an advisory board to review the past successes and future plans of the office, as well as provide expertise and support within the developing work-based learning system. Since 2018 when the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) was…

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The South Bend – Elkhart Region’s Manufacturing Day Pivots to Virtual for Fall 2020 K-12 Student Engagement and Industry Tours

SOUTH BEND – ELKHART REGION, Ind. (Oct. 2, 2020) – The Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network is sponsoring the South Bend – Elkhart region’s Virtual Manufacturing Day for 2020. Leadership groups across Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph County are partnering with nine regional manufacturing firms to provide insights to career pathways, opportunities,…

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Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend – Elkhart iFlex Lab Breaks Ground

ELKHART, Ind. (Sept. 9, 2020) – Today, public-private leaders and government officials gathered both virtually and in-person to celebrate the groundbreaking of Ivy Tech Community College South Bend – Elkhart’s iFlex Lab. As a part of an estimated $3.8 million development and campus expansion project, the iFlex Lab will be a state-of-the-art Industry 4.0 regional…

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Ivy Tech South Bend – Elkhart to Host Formal Groundbreaking Ceremony for New iFlex Lab

South Bend, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College South Bend – Elkhart will host a formal groundbreaking ceremony September 9 (10:00 AM) at the Elkhart County location on the new 10,000 sq. ft. iFLEX lab for Advanced Manufacturing and Automation. There will be a limited number of guests due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. The…

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South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership and Northern Indiana Workforce Board Secure $3.15 Million in CARES Act Grant Funding to Advance Rapid Recovery Workforce Retraining Effort

The grant funding is part of the $50 million “Rapid Recovery for a Better Future” initiative led by Indiana Governor’s Workforce Cabinet. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 6, 2020) — The Governor’s Workforce Cabinet (GWC) announced temporary expansion plans for the State of Indiana’s Next Level Jobs program in a press release earlier today. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development and…

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