50th Anniversary Events

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Date   Location   Event
Feb 8   Ft. Wayne   Mad Ants Night
Feb 16   Ft. Wayne   Komet’s Hockey Game
Feb 18   Northeast South Campus   Public Safety Academy
Mar 7   Central Indiana - IFC   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 14
3:00pm
  Columbus   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 15   Office of the President/Central Office - NMC 3rd floor   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 18   Lawrenceburg   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 18   Marion   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 18   Ivy Tech Southern Indiana, Conference Center, Pfau Hall   Founder’s Day Open House
Mar 20   Northeast Region - North Campus Student Life Center Commons Area   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 20   Anderson   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 20   Elkhart County Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 20   North Central region   Founder’s Day event at employee service awards
Mar 22   Northwest Region - all four campuses   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 22
11:00am
  Kokomo   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 22
5:00pm
  Richmond Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration – Opening of the Eyden Gallery and Recognition of student scholarships
Mar 22   Lafayette Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 27   Madison Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 27   Northeast   Scholarship Dinner
Mar 28   Wabash Valley   Founder’s Day Celebration
Mar 28   Northeast   GradFest and Transfer Fair
Mar 30   Lafayette region   Easter Egg Hunt and Sidewalk Carnival
Apr 4   Muncie   Founder’s Day Celebration
Apr 8   North Central region   Dr. Coley meeting with South Bend Tribune editorial board
Apr 10
5:00pm
  Lincoln/Jefferson Room, Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel   Southern Indiana State Board of Trustees Community Reception
Apr 12   Lafayette region   Student Ambassador Luncheon/book signing with President Emeritus Gerald Lamkin
Apr 12   Palais Royal Ballroom – South Bend, IN   Annual Culinary Dinner fundraiser
Apr 13   Southeast   Speaking of Women’s Healthy Conference
Apr 15   Lafayette region   50 Years of Service Celebration - highlighting recent awards for service
Apr 16   Schleicher Family Quad, Ogle Hall, Southern Indiana Campus   Southern Indiana Admissions’ 50th Anniversary Spring Fling
Apr 20
6:00pm
  Koch Student Commons – Southwest main campus   “This is IT” Gala
Apr 22   Lafayette region   Secretary of State Connie Lawson Visit to Campus
Apr 26   Northwest region - Ceremony at each campus   Tree Planting Ceremonies
Apr 27   Columbus   5K event
Apr 27   Richmond   20th Annual Car Show
Apr 30   Lawrenceburg Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration
May   North Central region   Campus honors convocations to include 50th anniversary observances
May   Richmond   8th Annual Afternoon Tea with Ivy Tech
May 1   Batesville Campus   Founder’s Day Celebration
May 5   Lafayette region   Commencement
May 9   Wabash Valley   Commencement
May 10   University of Notre Dame   Commencement, Honorary degree awards, and Post-Commencement Reception
May 10   Fort Wayne War Memorial Coliseum   Commencement
May 11   Richmond   Graduation Luncheon
Jun 12   Wicks Pizza, New Albany   Southern Indiana 50th Anniversary Alumni Networking
Jun 13   Northeast   TinCaps night (featured organization)
Jun 18   Horseshoe Casino, Michigan City   Celebration to end Four-year Capital Campaign
Jul 13   Ft. Wayne   Three Rivers Festival Parade
Jul 22   Lafayette region   Art on the Wabash Reception
Jul 25   Lafayette region   Tippecanoe County Fair - Ivy Tech Day
Aug   North Central region   50th anniversary observance at all-employee meeting
Aug   Richmond   Alumni Night at the River Rats
Aug 13   Lafayette region   Fall Opening Breakfast - Celebrating 50 Years
Aug/Sep   North Central region   South Bend expansion ribbon cutting to include 50th anniversary observance
Aug 29   Lafayette region   Tree Day
Sep 6   JW Marriott Indianapolis   50th Anniversary Celebration Gala
Sep   Richmond   Movie Night with Alumni
Sep-Oct   Lafayette region   Hispanic Heritage Month Events
Oct   Northeast   A Reason to Taste Culinary Fundraiser
Oct 3   Northwest Region   The Chancellor's Scholarship
Oct 17-19   Wabash Valley   Homecoming