BLOOMINGTON – TASUS has been named Benefactor of the Year for 2018 by Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus. TASUS was recognized and received its award on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Ivy Tech Foundation’s annual reception and dinner held in French Lick, Ind.

“TASUS has been a consistent and generous financial supporter of Ivy Tech Bloomington for more than 26 years,” said Susie Graham, executive director of development at Ivy Tech Bloomington. “Their long-term commitment to Ivy Tech lends credence to our mission and the role we play in our communities.”

Contributing both to capital projects and event sponsorships, the Japanese-owned company, TASUS, is also committed to serving the college through volunteer leadership, advocacy, and promoting the unique role Ivy Tech plays in growing and sustaining the local workforce.

Each year the Ivy Tech Foundation honors individuals, corporations, and foundations that have changed the lives of Ivy Tech students and the communities in which they live by providing exceptional philanthropic and volunteer leadership.

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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.