News release from Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech's Lawrenceburg riverfront
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Ivy Tech Community College Southeast, which includes campuses at Madison and Lawrenceburg and an instructional site at Batesville, will hold its 2011 graduation Sunday, May 15th at Hanover College. The ceremony will take place in Hanover's Collier Arena in the Horner Health and Recreation Center.
Four hundred and seven Ivy Tech Southeast students are eligible for graduation with an Associate of Applied Science degree, Associate of Science degree, Associate of Arts degree or a Technical Certificate. The students will be graduates of the School of Business, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Public and Social Services, or School of Technology.
The graduation speaker will be 9th District Congressman Todd Young of Bloomington. The student speaker will be Kim Jacobs, Lawrenceburg campus, who will graduate with honors with an Associate of Science degree in Business.
Also eligible to participate in the Ivy Tech Community College program will be 65 students who transferred credits to Indiana University East (Richmond), took I. U. East classes at either the Lawrenceburg or Madison Ivy Tech campuses, and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree or a Master of Science degree.
The graduation ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Statewide Ivy Tech will graduate an estimated 12,400 students, largest in Ivy Tech history. The Ivy Tech Southeast commencement is one of fourteen taking place around Indiana, all scheduled during the month of May.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. Ivy Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
Ivy Tech Southeast serves the counties of Jefferson, Dearborn, Ripley, Switzerland and Ohio as well as the bordering areas of northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.