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Explore Your Options: Ivy Tech Kokomo Adult Learners Forum
Tuesday, March 20, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Ivy Tech Community College

1815 E. Morgan St.

Curious about the “FREE TUITION” programs but wonder, “What’s the catch?”
Want to enroll in a college with a common-sense cost?
Ready to advance your skills to increase your earning potential?
Want to explore a new career path?
Ready to finish a degree that you started?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you will definitely benefit from attending Ivy Tech Kokomo’s Adult Learner Forum. This meeting will give you an opportunity to get answers to questions you may have like, how credits from Ivy Tech can transfer to another college or if the investment of time will pay off after graduation. Former students may find they are closer to completion than they think. For many adults, this is an opportunity to consider if it’s time to “finish what they started.”

Two years seem like a lifetime? Hear about programs that can be completed in less than a year and can lead to high-demand, high-wage careers.

If you want to be confident in your investment of time and money, consider enrolling at Ivy Tech Community College.  Our financial aid experts and admissions staff will answer your questions and help you start -- or finish your college education.

Click below to register to attend. If you need more information, contact Tammy Herschberger, assistant director of admissions, at therschberger1@ivytech.edu or 765-252-5487.

Alumni Success Stories

Angie Bowman 

Angie Bowman was working at a Kokomo bank when she decided to come to Ivy Tech to pursue her interest in healthcare. She earned her Licensed Practical Nurse degree from Ivy Tech in 1994, followed by a Bachelor of Science, Nursing, from Indiana Wesleyan and a master’s degree from Ball State. She’s been a board-certified family nurse practitioner since 2006.

“When I look back now, I see how many things came together to make this possible. If one individual at Ivy Tech hadn’t spent the time to understand my financial situation at the time I applied and help me get student loans and grants … if one person hadn’t taken the time to see that I did take a math class right after high school that transferred almost 10 years later … I could go on and on.”

Grant Nelson

Grant Nelson enrolled at Ivy Tech the fall after graduating from high school, but decided the program he’d picked just wasn’t for him and he dropped out. Fast forward a decade and Grant found himself working on the assembly line at FCA US in Kokomo. Before long, he had qualified for FCA’s Tuition Assistance Program – and he decided that with that financial support, he should finish what he started. He earned an associate degree in business that transferred to Indiana Wesleyan where he finished his bachelor’s degree in 2016. He is now a management supervisor with FCA with a promising future.

“Ivy Tech prepared me for a future in the business world that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise. When I look back, I realize much of what I am doing today has flourished from a strong foundation of coursework at Ivy Tech.”

Yesenia Martinez

Yesenia Martinez was a high-school dropout – with one child and another on the way – when she decided there was more to life than working at a local food-processing plant. After earning her GED, Ivy Tech was Yesenia’s stepping stone to an associate degree in criminal justice, then bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Trine University. She now is a case manager with Counseling Partners LLC, where she works with troubled children and their families.

“I chose Ivy Tech because it was close to home and, being a mother who works, that was important. Also, the evening hours worked great for my family’s schedule and my work schedule.”  She credits her professors and instructors as a vital part of her time at Ivy Tech. “I was treated with respect and they inspired and motivated me to do my best.”