Ivy Tech's Northeast Speakers, Performers,
Intellectual exhibits and Recreational Experiences
If people can find something that inspires them, they are likely to do something
that will enrich not only their own life but the lives of those around them.
Northeast Indiana Industry Tours
INSPIRE Academy presents a series of industry tours for students throughout Northeast Indiana. Students will learn about the types of industries that sustain our region and the skills/training that employers are looking for when making hiring decision. In order to enhance the education and retention of Ivy Tech Community College Northeast's current students on workforce and economic development, students need to be engaged in industry to understand the types of jobs and industries that exist.
This spring, students will participate in tours at:
January 22 – Sweetwater Sound (Fort Wayne, IN)
February 19 – PHD (Fort Wayne, IN)
March 25 – FXI (Auburn, IN)
April 29 – Parkview Field (Fort Wayne, IN)
May 27 – C&A Tool (Churubusco, IN)
If you are an area employer and would like to invite Ivy Tech students to tour your facility, please contact Tanya Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Side Fest at Public Safety Academy: Ivy Tech South Campus
South Side Fest is a community event held at Ivy Tech’s south campus at the Public Safety Academy featuring:
• 5 on 5 youth basketball tournament
• dance competition
• community resource fair
• educational and leisurely entertainment
Its purpose is to bring the community together and showing residents that the south side of town has a lot to offer and it showcases the talents of the community’s youth.
This year we'll be partnering with the City's Safety Village to also showcase their 25th anniversary.
Safe Space training
INSPIRE Academy will host a series of Safe Space trainings with expert presenters as well as a community dialogue aimed at providing basic education and a common vocabulary to use when discussing issues of sexuality and gender identity. As our workplace and communities are becoming more inclusive of LGBTQ persons, it is vital, especially in a place of higher education, that our employees are able to speak compassionately and intelligently with all populations we serve. It is also our responsibility to ensure that our environment is safe and affirming in order to ensure that all students are able to learn under our roof.
The GRITTY Leadership Conference
INSPIRE Academy is pleased to bring Ron and Rodney Lewis to campus to share their approach to leadership with first generation college students across our region at the GRITTY Leadership Conference on Ivy Tech’s campus.. They believe every first generation college student is capable of achieving Greatness, Resiliency, Intelligence, and Tenacity (G.R.I.T.). The goal is to help students realize the greatness in their mind, body, and soul. Learn more about their approach at www.lewflu.com.
INSPIRE Academy aims to provide inspirational and creative opportunities targeting various members of the community including Ivy Tech faculty, staff and students, members of K-12 educational institutes, and community members.