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Effective July 1, the Ivy Tech Community College or university Greencastle internet site will grow to be section of the Terre Haute campus beneath a restructuring of the college’s Indianapolis campus, said Lea Anne Crooks, Ivy Tech Terre Haute chancellor.

As aspect of the restructuring, meant to far better serve learners, Ivy Tech Central Indiana (Indianapolis) is transferring from a 9-county services location to a three-county provider region consisting of Marion, Hendricks and Boone.

Ivy Tech Central Indiana’s 9-county service area experienced encompassed 30% of Indiana’s inhabitants. With the alterations, its three-county service place will deal with 18% of Indiana’s inhabitants, Crooks said.

Numerous several years in the past, the Greencastle website was portion of the Terre Haute location.

“As of July 1, we will be officially again to Greencastle, but we have operating on some transitional neighborhood conferences and we’ve been doing work with the staff and getting them back again acclimated with the Terre Haute campus,” Crooks claimed.

The Greencastle web page has around 300 college students. “We definitely hope to mature it. We figured out a lot during COVID as far as how we can produce instruction in diverse techniques,” Crooks stated. “We feel that will let us to convey much more possibilities to the web site — exactly where a college student could possibly not have to be below [Terre Haute] for a full diploma software.”

There are courses all those college students would be ready to get remotely in Greencastle. “The earth seems to be a small diverse than when we were being there the initial time,” Crooks stated.

The Greencastle web site features a entire LPN nursing method and “we are wanting at other opportunities” to offer, Crooks explained. It also presents an ASAP accelerated application where by college students can get paid a degree in one 12 months.

The Terre Haute campus also hopes to better serve companies in the Greencastle region. “We do a large amount of shorter-time period education applications and apprenticeship programs,” Crooks claimed. “We are now speaking to firms there as very well.”

With the addition of Greencastle, the Terre Haute campus now serves 6 counties: Vigo, Sullivan, Clay, Parke, Putnam and Vermillion.

Restructuring of the Ivy Tech Central Indiana campus also entails the subsequent adjustments, to be comprehensive by July 1:

• Ivy Tech Franklin and Shelbyville will be served by the Columbus campus.

• Ivy Tech Mooresville will be served by the Bloomington campus.

• Ivy Tech Noblesville, now identified as Ivy Tech Hamilton County, is the college’s 19th total-support campus supplying all products and services to college students.

• Ivy Tech Indianapolis [downtown and Lawrence] will stay as Ivy Tech Central Indiana.

• Ivy Tech Avon will keep on to be served in Ivy Tech Central Indiana, but will be transferring into the new Made@Plainfield facility in the tumble.

Sue Loughlin can be achieved at 812-231-4235 or at Observe Sue on Twitter @TribStarSue.