Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington hosted Family Fright Night for students and families on Wednesday evening, Oct. 31. More than 350 guests attended. Trick-or-treaters snacked on candy and pizza and enjoyed activities including a bounce house, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, football toss, cornhole, skee-ball, pop-a-shot basketball, a photo booth and more. Guests created their own ghost lollipops and enjoyed other arts and crafts including a “make your own slime” station, a coloring table, and more.

During the day, staff organized a potluck lunch and costume contest. The top costume prize went to the group dressed as characters from the “Clue” board game.

Family Fright Night is a Bloomington campus tradition held each year to provide a fun night for students and their families, organized by the department of student success. The department provides many activities throughout the year to help students build connections on campus and foster a sense of community, as part of efforts to increase student retention.

DSC_0108.JPGFamily Fright Night “make your own slime” stationDSC04514-10-31-18wAn Oompa Loompa with handmade slime DSC_0113.JPGStudents enter “haunted mini golf”DSC04503-10-31-18w.jpgTrick-or-treaters made their own bags of popcorn and collected candyDSC04490-10-31-18w.jpgCostumed kids enjoyed a bounce house and other inflatablesIMG_4243.JPGStaff organized a costume contest and potluck lunchIMG_4247.JPGStudent success staff dress as “The Price is Right” contestantsIMG_1866.JPGThe admissions team dressed as characters from the “Clue” board game won the first place costume award


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.