FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2012
Ivy Tech registration open for classes at Orange County Learning Center
Ivy Tech registration for fall semester is open, and classes at the Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley begin August 20.
Students can earn credits toward an Ivy Tech Associate degree by taking classes close to home at the Orange County Learning Center. 13 for-credit college courses will be offered in the fall semester. Courses include English, math, hospitality, business, psychology, and computers.
17 non-credit workforce training courses will be offered in the fall semester. Courses include computers, Microsoft Office programs, photo editing, ServSafe certification, keyboarding, and “Using Social Media in Business.” Non-credit personal enrichment courses include digital photography, mushroom growing, and artisanal jewelry-making. Two cooking classes will also be offered at Burton Kimble Farms in Orleans: “Cookie & Cupcake Decorating” and “Quick & Easy Cooking: No More than 5 Ingredients.”
A full list of Ivy Tech classes offered at Orange County Learning Center can be found at www.ivytech.edu/orangecounty. A full list of non-credit course offerings at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington can be found at www.ivytech.edu/cll.
The Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley is located at 479 S. Larry Bird Blvd. French Lick, IN. For help applying to Ivy Tech or registering for classes, students can drop in without an appointment. Currently, the Orange County Learning Center office is open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. – noon. Beginning August 20, the Orange County Learning Center office is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The office is closed for lunch 1 – 2 p.m. and closed during evening classes. For questions, call the learning center at 812-936-4100 or contact Carol Hudelson at email@example.com.
A full list of degree offerings at Ivy Tech Community College can be found at: www.ivytech.edu/academics.
About Ivy Tech Orange County Learning Center
Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington opened the Orange County Learning Center in January 2012 to provide easy access to higher education and workforce training in Orange County. The center allows students to earn credits toward an Ivy Tech Associate degree by taking classes close to home. Since opening, the learning center has expanded offerings in for-credit academic courses, and non-credit workforce training and personal-enrichment courses.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College (www.ivytech.edu) is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.