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COLUMBIA Metropolis, Ind. (WANE) – Whitley County Consolidated Educational institutions and Ivy Tech Local community School Fort Wayne are partnering to start a new learning area at the Marshall Group Centre, positioned at 107 N Walnut St. in Columbia Metropolis.

With the launch of the new finding out space in the previous Eagle Tech Academy, Ivy Tech and Whitley County leaders reported they are deepening their shared determination to connecting college students to Ivy Tech college credit history when in large school and over and above. 

“Our get the job done alongside one another has been concentrated on building instructional activities and chances that will increase the wellbeing of Whitley County citizens and offer the business and market leaders of Whitley County with the workforce they need for advancement and improvement,” claimed Dr. Jerrilee K. Mosier, chancellor of Ivy Tech Fort Wayne & Warsaw. “We’ve relished a powerful partnership more than the many years as a result of dual credit and State Receive and Understand (SEAL) certifications, so this local community studying center signifies the upcoming reasonable step in our collaboration.”

Chancellor Mosier and Dr. Laura McDermott, superintendent of Whitley County Consolidated Educational facilities, signed a memorandum of comprehending on June 11, Ivy Tech said.

“Whitley County Consolidated Educational facilities is incredibly pleased to sign up for with Ivy Tech in offering Whitley County students and group members incredible opportunities by scholarship bucks and neighborhood lessons to proceed their training and reach their profession targets,” McDermott claimed.

Columbia Town Mayor Ryan Daniel and Govt Director of the Whitley County Economic Advancement Corporation, Dale Buuck, are two of quite a few location supporters of the venture.

“The strategy of acquiring Ivy Tech options nearer to our college students and workforce is pretty exciting and beneficial to this local community.  Anytime you can insert added classes for continuing education and learning, is a thing we price,” Buuck mentioned.

“We are thrilled to see Ivy Tech’s expansion of higher training into the City of Columbia City,” Daniel stated. “The partnership concerning Columbia Town High University and Ivy Tech will further extend the educational alternatives in our group for college students and grown ups alike.”

Ivy Tech explained it is providing three academic lessons in the slide of 2021, together with $10,000 in scholarship for Whitley County Consolidated Higher College pupils and $5,000 for Whitley County residents.

All courses are 3 credit hour courses and are element of the Indiana College Core, which make it possible for these classes to transfer to all Indiana state schools and universities as well as a lot of colleges and universities exterior of Indiana.

Fall 2021 programs at the Marshall Community Heart incorporate:

  • ENGL 111 English Composition on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.
  • COMM 101 Introduction to Community Speaking on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.

As element of the Marshall Neighborhood Center’s opening, Ivy Tech reported it will host an Specific Enrollment celebration on July 15 from 3p.m. –7 p.m. The function is absolutely free and open up to the community devoid of an appointment.

To discover a lot more about these classes, other Whitley County increased education options, or the July 15 event, make contact with Lisa Smith at lsmith246@ivytech.edu. Present Whitley County Consolidated High College college students can access out to Claire Baker (Dual Credit history Advisor) at cbaker255@ivytech.edu or contact/textual content at 260-255-6605.