Ivy Tech Community College Students, Programs, & Partners Receive Awards For Excellence

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 7:48am

By Ivy Tech Community College, news release

The awards will be presented at a ceremony on February 18 at the Indiana Government Center Auditorium.

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Eleven Ivy Tech Community College students, eight Ivy Tech programs, and seven Ivy Tech partnerships have been selected to receive Awards for Excellence from the Indiana Department of Education. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on February 18 at the Indiana Government Center Auditorium.

The Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards for Excellence program identifies and celebrates career and technical education students, programs, active partnerships that contribute to high quality career and technical education, guidance/career services displaying excellence in Indiana, and outstanding contributors to careers in technical education in Indiana.

Ivy Tech’s recipients of the Award for Excellence for Outstanding Career and Technical Education Student include:

  • Julihannah Cruz, Bloomington Campus
  • Ty Moorman, Columbus Campus
  • Fredy Santamaria, Kokomo Campus
  • Versha Pomart, Lafayette Campus
  • Diane Rodriguez, Lafayette Campus
  • Bailey Hankins, Madison Campus
  • Kristine Seitz, Marion Campus
  • Michaela Bova, Richmond Campus
  • Dustin Eltz, Sellersburg Campus
  • Nick Spengler, Sellersburg Campus
  • Jerika Powell, Terre Haute Campus

Ivy Tech’s recipients of the Award for Excellence for Outstanding Career and Technical Education Program include:

  • Associate of Science Nursing Program, Bloomington Campus
  • Agriculture Program, Fort Wayne Campus
  • Machine Tool Technology Program, Indianapolis Campus
  • Industrial Technology Welding Program, Kokomo Campus
  • Criminal Justice Program, Lafayette Campus
  • Agriculture Program, Richmond Campus
  • Cybersecurity Program, Sellersburg Campus
  • Information Technology Support Program, Terre Haute Campus

Ivy Tech’s recipients of the Award for Excellence for Outstanding Career and Technical Education Partnership include:

  • Ivy Tech Bloomington, Ivy Tech / Artisan Electronics
  • Ivy Tech Kokomo, Integrated Technology Education Program (ITEP)
  • Ivy Tech Lafayette, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN)
  • Ivy Tech Richmond, Pathways to Employment
  • Ivy Tech Richmond, Ivy Tech Agriculture and Reid Health 
  • Ivy Tech Terre Haute, Ivy Tech Terre Haute Campus and Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) Workforce Training
  • Ivy Tech Lake County, Process Operations Academy

Ivy Tech’s Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) can be completed in less than two years once admitted into the program. This means students can graduate sooner and begin working if they choose. Learn more at ivytech.edu/nursing

The Agriculture Program at Ivy Tech Community College engages students in hands-on activities in and outside of their classrooms while preparing them for real-world agriculture careers. The program focus is primarily in the areas of: Livestock Production, Agronomy, Agriculture Equipment, and AgriBusiness. Learn more at ivytech.edu/agriculture

The Machine Tool Technology program at Ivy Tech offers both hands-on learning and computer control machining. The certifications students will receive through courses are nationally recognized. This gives graduates the best opportunity for employment and to earn higher wages. Learn more at ivytech.edu/machine-tool-technology

Ivy Tech’s Industrial Technology program provides high quality training. From welding classes to learning about fluid power systems, the hands-on objectives in this program will have students qualified to enter the workforce. Learn more at ivytech.edu/industrial-technology

Ivy Tech’s Criminal Justice program gives students the opportunity to work and learn from professionals and scholars in the field to prepare for careers or transfer to a four-year institution. Fields include Private and Business Security, Law Enforcement, Investigation, Court Services, Corrections, Probation, and Parole at the local, state, and federal level. Learn more at ivytech.edu/criminal-justice

Ivy Tech’s Cyber Security/Information Assurance Program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in person or online, as well as certificate and technical certificate options. Through this nationally recognized program, students receive the education and training needed for jobs that secure their community, state and nation’s computers, networks and critical infrastructure. Learn more at IvyTech.edu/cyber-security

Ivy Tech’s Information Technology Support program teaches students the knowledge and skills needed to build and maintain computing systems and their technology. It is designed to prepare students for a professional career in the computer technology field. Learn more at ivytech.edu/information-technology-support

Ivy Tech’s programs provide students with the opportunity to earn a credential for a high-wage, high-demand job and classes start March 16. The programs offer options for an associate degree, but also certificates and technical certificates that can be earned in less than two-years. Some of the certificate and technical certificate options are covered as part of the Next Level Jobs program where the credential can be earned for free.

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