January / February 2014

January / February 2014 -InteractiveVolume 17, Number 1

FEATURES

COVER STORY: SOUTH BEND CAREER ACADEMY

New charter school develops strong link between the classroom and the workplace. [Full story]

Going Beyond English 101

Indiana’s higher education institutions offer an array of unique classes and programs, including designing buildings out of retired airplanes. [Full story]

Legislative Outlook

Discover the Chamber’s Indiana General Assembly “Top 10” list for 2014. [Full story]

Beyond the Lawmaking

A firefighter, a candy maker, a youth advocate and a funeral home director: See how four Indiana legislators spend their time outside the Statehouse walls. [Full story]

FURTHERMORE

INDIANA VISION 2025

Power of the People

New round of regional forums demonstrate progress, focus on local efforts related to statewide economic development plan. [Full story]

Intern Excellence

Two technology companies are tackling the skills gap through internships; Indiana INTERNnet touts partnerships. [Full story]

College Connections

College Mentors for Kids are on a mission; Steelworker for the Future® program provides hands-on experience; returning in search of a degree. [Full story]

All About Adults

“Middle-skill” jobs are plentiful; two approaches to employee training. [Full story]

Roundtable: Filling the Education Pipeline

Participants discuss the paths to more STEM degrees and assistance for existing workers. [Full story]

Center for Education and Career Innovation

New office to try different approach to a familiar goal: align education and training with workforce needs. [Full story]

Issue Specialists

The Indiana Chamber’s policy experts are ready to assist. [Full story]

Working for You

Learn more about the Chamber’s Cam Carter and Mike Ripley. [Full story]

WORKPLACE WELLNESS

Fun and Games

Employers realize gamification can make a healthy impact. [Full story]

Series Sponsor:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

BUSINESS OF SPORTS

Business Spotlight

MainGate Inc.: Indianapolis-based merchandise marketing company continues strong growth. [Full story]

Dynamic Pricing

Sports teams and companies are employing the innovative practice to maximize revenues. [Full story]

DEPARTMENTS

President’s Message

Chamber Chatter
New look; your tweets

In Pictures
Annual Awards Dinner photos

Chamber Rewind
Back in the legislative day

Quick Hits

Found Elsewhere

Featured Video

Editorial Calendar

November 2020

Annual Award Winners
Chamber Member Recognition
Workplace Wellness Series

February 2021

Rebuilding Indiana’s Economy
Outstanding Talent: Education and Workforce Development
County Spotlight: Hamilton

May 2021

Best Places to Work in Indiana
County Spotlight: Warrick

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