Category : Education

by Staff - 5 months ago

Belmont University Introduces New Innovative Dual JD/MBA Degree

NASHVILLE, TN — Starting in fall 2017, prospective law students can pursue a dual JD/MBA degree at Belmont University in Nashville. Belmont’s innovative program will allow students to complete all requirements for both degrees within three years, whi...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Take 10 Featuring Kristina Ellis

Kristina Ellis, author of two books on securing financial aid for college, is this week’s guest on Take 10 with The Tennessee Tribune. Ellis had over $500,000 in scholarships to attend Vanderbilt University where she received her undergraduate...

by Staff - 6 months ago

Graduate earns degree in one year, lands IT job

Tre Robinson always knew he wanted to get an advanced degree, but he felt going to a four-year college right out of high school wasn’t the best option for him. Due to Ivy Tech’s Associate Accelerated Program (ASAP), Robinson earned…

by Staff - 6 months ago

Student shares Ivy path to success

Most people, when they hear the word valedictorian, think “Ivy League.” In the case of Michael Wilson, he decided to take a different “Ivy” path.

by Staff - 6 months ago

Q&A with Kathleen Lee, chancellor of Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech was founded in 1963 as Indiana Vocational Technical College and has expanded to offer more than 150 programs pertaining to health, technology, business and public services. Ivy Tech is committed to diversity and has a variety of programs…

by Staff - 6 months ago

Community college grad found school a fresh start

Starting over is not an easy thing to do, and it is an especially difficult move for those who feel they have nothing to start with. Statistically, Black students drop out of high school at rates higher than their Hispanic…

by Staff - 6 months ago

Community forums planned for new Eagle Branch Library

Residents of the city’s west side are invited to offer suggestions for a new branch of The Indianapolis Public Library to replace and relocate the current Eagle Branch during a series of community forums beginning Monday, March 6, from 6–7:30…

by Staff - 7 months ago

Academy gives hope to students seeking change

High school can be a challenging time for all young people, but for the students at one of the state’s more unique schools, the typical teenage stressors are compounded by the fact that they are fighting a different fight: addiction.…

by Staff - 7 months ago

College Goal Sunday offers free FAFSA help

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at various sites across the city to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. on Feb. 12.