Welcome to the Lake County Campus section of Ivy Tech’s statewide site! I’m glad you are taking the time to explore our campus, programs, and course offerings.
As you navigate your way through the pages, you will discover the many different programs and courses we can offer you, whether you are a traditional student directly out of high school or a non-traditional, adult learner. No matter your goal—a two-year degree, or a short-term or long-term certificate—we can guide you on the way to a well-paying, high-demand career. Ivy Tech Lake County can help you achieve your dreams.
We are proud not only of the diversity of our programs, but also of our students and staff. All are welcome. We are here to help you succeed.
If you are already part of our Lake County family, I’m glad you’re here. If you are considering your college options, I hope you decide to join us. All the best as you continue your educational journey!
– Marcos Rodriquez, Interim Chancellor, Ivy Tech Lake County
(2020-2021 academic year)
Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary
What Makes Our Campus Unique?
Three locations that share programs but also individually focus on specific academic areas: East Chicago, trades; Crown Point, nursing and health sciences; Gary, sciences.
Our newly constructed welding lab in East Chicago makes sure students get the hands-on experience they need to succeed in this high-demand field. Simulation labs in Crown Point give students the feeling of working in an actual hospital or lab setting. State-of-the-art science labs at the Arts & Sciences Building on the IUN campus in Gary equip students to pursue further education in fields such as biology and chemistry
Partnerships with employers such as Cleveland Cliffs and Franciscan Health give our graduates an entryway into their career field
Strong ties to higher education partners such as Valparaiso University, Purdue University Northwest and Indiana University Northwest, among others
Opened state-of-the-art welding lab featuring some of the newest equipment in the industry
Hosted a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Bangladesh
Welcomed students to our brand-new Entrepreneurship program
Brooke Lichtenbarger, Vice Chancellor of Finance & Administration
Charlotte M. Brown, Executive Director of Human Resources
Rosie Lopez-Malagon, Executive Director of K-14 Initiatives
Dr. Joe Joniec, Interim Dean, School of Business
Jared Riddle, Interim Dean, School of Arts, Sciences & Education
Dan Mallon, Interim Dean, School of Public and Social Services
Jennifer Philbin, Dean of Nursing and Interim Dean of Health Sciences
Bryant Redd Sr., Interim Dean of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science
Dr. Dale Downs, Interim Dean of Information Technology and Garatoni School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
State Trustee: Stewart McMillan
Campus Board of Trustees:
Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud, Chair
CAMPUS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1 (b) (9)
This meeting is to receive information and interview prospective employees
Thursday, September 28 & Friday September 29, 2023 12:30 pm CT Crown Point Location, Room 173 9900 Connecticut Dr., Merrillville, IN 46307
Agenda I. Call to Order – 12:30 pm II. Roll Call & Introductions III. Report on Notice of Meeting VI. Interview for Candidate 1, September 28 Interview for Candidate 2, September 29 VII. Adjournment – 1:45 pm