Ivy Tech to celebrate Earth Day with blow-up planetarium, gardening

WHAT:
Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus is hosting an Earth Day Celebration. Attendees will be able to enter a blow-up planetarium, where a brief video will play. Narrated by Frances McDormand, “Habitat Earth” “shows us what it means to live in today’s very connected world,” according to the film’s trailer.

The event will also include gardening opportunities and snacks.

WHERE:
Ivy Tech’s North Campus
Student Life Center gym
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

SCHEDULE:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18

Fort Wayne to host Global Studies lecture series next week

WHAT:
Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus is hosting a Global Studies Student/Faculty Lecture Series next week, and the community is invited. All events are free.

Two of the three presenters, Nicole Jimenez and Patrick Conway, are students who were hand-picked by faculty members to present.

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College
Coliseum Campus
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

SCHEDULE:
Global Studies Student Information Session, presented by Daniel Hall, associate sociology professor
Noon to 1 p.m. April 16, Room 2316

The Extended Self Theory, presented by Nicole Jimenez, general studies student
Noon to 1 p.m. April 17, Room 2316

Et Stereotypes Hominum Sententia: The Politics of Terrorism, presented by Patrick Conway, human services student
Noon to 1 p.m. April 19, Room 2372, finger food provided by Famous Falafel

Fort Wayne to host family-friendly Spring Fling

WHAT:
TRIO Support Services at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus is hosting Spring Fling. The family-friendly event will feature food, activities, music, and more. The party’s theme is “A Party with a Purpose,” and informational tables will be staffed with areas from around the college, including Ivy Works, Career Development, GOAL Y Amigos, and Disability Support Services.

TRIO is a federally funded program by the U.S. Department of Education that provides additional support services to students who are first-generation, are low-income, and/or have a disability during their time enrolled in college.

WHERE:
Student Life Center commons
North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

SCHEDULE:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11

College to host enrollment day for summer, fall enrollment

DETAILS:
At Ivy Tech Community College’s Express Enrollment Day, prospective students can complete all the steps they need to start classes. Enrollment experts will be on-hand to answer questions and help attendees with enrollment steps including assessment, financial aid, advising, and more.

Registration for summer and fall classes is now open. Summer students should bring their 2015 tax returns for financial aid, and fall students should bring their 2016 tax returns for financial aid. All students should bring their previous high school or college transcripts for assessment.

Prospective students can visit IvyTech.edu/enrollmentday to learn more. Summer classes begin June 4, and fall classes begin Aug. 20.

WHEN:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 30

WHERE:
Fort Wayne Campus
Student Life Center
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Warsaw Site
2545 Silveus Crossing
Warsaw, IN 46582

Ivy Tech, Head Start to partner for Ivy Works info session

DETAILS:
Ivy Works is a program that helps SNAP-benefit recipients remove nonacademic barriers to successful enrollment and completion of workforce programs. Eligible students receive support for areas including transportation and childcare.

Stop by this info night to learn more about and enroll in Ivy Works, which is open to anyone enrolled in SNAP benefits who would like to receive short-term training at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus. Information will include financial aid options. Classes start June 4.

Learn more about Ivy Works online.

WHEN:
5:30 to 7 p.m. April 12

WHERE:
Brightpoint Head Start
2901 N. Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Fort Wayne to host lunch highlighting employer services, partnerships

DETAILS:
At Lunch and Learn, Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus will provide information about employer services and partnerships available, including

  • Achieve Your Degree
  • Academic programs
  • Workforce alignment
  • Short-term training programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Apprenticeships
  • Career Development
  • Community campuses

Local employers and community members are invited. Attendees can RSVP to Jennifer Krupa at jkrupa@ivytech.edu or 260-481-2269.

WHEN:
Noon to 1:30 p.m. April 26

WHERE:
Ivy Tech’s Coliseum Campus, Hospitality Room (Room 1696)
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Area families invited to Touch-a-Truck event at Fort Wayne Campus

DETAILS:
The Ivy Association for the Education of Young Children, which is the student organization for Early Childhood Education at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus, is hosting its eighth annual Touch-A-Truck event next month. Children will be able to explore nearly 50 vehicles, which may include limos, fire trucks, tow trucks, and police cars.

The event is in conjunction with the national Month of the Young Child.

WHEN:
10 a.m. to noon April 28

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College
Coliseum Campus parking lot
3800 N. Anthony Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Go Ivy Day invites local high schoolers to visit, learn about Ivy Tech Fort Wayne

DETAILS:
At Go Ivy Day, area high school students will have the opportunity to learn more about Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus. They will learn about admissions requirements, meet with faculty from various program areas, get the facts on financial aid, connect with current and prospective students, tour campus, and more. Parents/guardians are also welcome to attend.

Those interested can learn more and RSVP, which is required, at IvyTech.edu/goivyday. Questions? Contact Jennifer Simmons at jsimmons143@ivytech.edu or 260-480-2039.

WHEN:
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27

WHERE:
Ivy Tech’s Fort Wayne Campus
Student Life Center
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Fort Wayne to host networking event for robotics, industrial technology

DETAILS:
At Student/Employer Networking Event for Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology and Industrial Technology, Ivy Tech Community College students as well as community members will have the opportunity to meet with area employers in those industries.

Employers who would like to attend can register at IvyTech.edu/HireIvy/events. Questions? Contact Bob Parker, department chair for Advanced Automation and Robotics Technology and Industrial Technology, at rparker27@ivytech.edu or 260-480-4248; or Joe McMichael, Career Development director, at rmcmichael3@ivytech.edu or 260-480-4223.

WHEN:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus
Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Fort Wayne to host Healthcare Career Fair

DETAILS:
At the Healthcare Career Fair at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus, students and community members will be able to network with employers from all facets of the healthcare industry, including nursing, patient care, electrocardiography, pharmacy technology, health information technology, phlebotomy, medical office administration, exercise science, medical assisting, therapeutic massage, respiratory therapy, and more.

WHEN:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24

WHERE:
Ivy Tech’s Coliseum Campus
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805