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Our Current Issue

MarApr18 Interactive

March / April 2018
Volume 21, Number 2




Second Chances
Adults pair assistance from The Excel Center with their own motivation to reach new heights in education, career opportunities. [Full story]


Political Potpourri
The Road Trip Treasures series goes to Huntington, Indianapolis and Logansport to bring the White House home to Indiana. [Full story]

‘Crossing’ Into New Territory
High school students in need of direction find it in the form of hands-on learning and work experiences. [Full story]

All About the Balance
Challenging curriculum is only part of the mix for high-performing students at the International School of Indiana. [Full story]

Spanning the Typical Divide
Community-university relations are always somewhat complicated. In Muncie, the new Ball State University president is seeking to change that. [Full story]


Economic Engines
Guest columnist says Indiana still putting the ingredients together to ignite the entrepreneurial fire. [Full story]



Outstanding Talent
The lead driver in the Indiana Vision 2025 economic development plan focuses on the required education and workforce development efforts. Work remains in these critical areas. [Full story]

  • Chamber Foundation: Business Champions Advisory Network developing workforce assessment tool and resources
  • Guest Column: Scholarship investments the ultimate win-win
  • Hoosier challenge: Share Your Road to help guide those starting their paths
  • New leadership: Fred Payne brings business experience to Department of Workforce Development. School Counseling-Business Partnership of the Year award presented
  • Quick Hits: Bertram’s book; Future Speed Geeks; cracking the code in South Bend
  • Indiana Chamber: Making its mark in workforce development
  • Found Elsewhere: Automation and the future of work
  • BizVoice® ReVisited: A new entrant (and updates on past efforts) in three-year degree offerings
  • Unique offerings: Four colleges/universities share their unusual curriculum options
  • Tuition support: Companies, workers benefit from partnerships with WGU Indiana
  • Quick Hits: Student record label; from New Hampshire to Indiana; Silicon Valley Semester
  • Pilot program: High school among the first to team on new internship program
  • Employer lead: Fort Wayne Metals’ initiative has interns Wired for Success
  • IMPACTful efforts: Meet the winners of the 12th annual Indiana INTERNnet awards




President’s Message

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Guest Column
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