Ivy Tech Community College is sponsoring a daylong open house and informational session for former ITT Technical Institute students interested in continuing their education.
The event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at the Gary campus, 1440 E. 35th Ave. Representatives from regional colleges and universities will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to answer questions relating to their respective schools. An info session specific to Ivy Tech programs will follow from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
“As Indiana’s community college, it is our mission to support the educational needs in our community,” Lisa Shaffer, vice chancellor of enrollment and marketing for Ivy Tech’s Northwest and North Central regions, said. “Hosting a college fair, with our higher ed colleagues, for ITT students in need is important to these students. We are here to support them in their educational goals.”
Other schools expected to be in attendance include Calumet College of St. Joseph, Purdue University Northwest, Bellevue University, Western Governor’s University, Indiana University Northwest, Indiana Wesleyan University, Grand Canyon University, Indiana Tech, Ancilla College and DeVry University.
Prospective students will be able to get answers to questions about various programs. Financial aid and admissions staff will be on campus to provide information and help students apply at that time. The Testing Center will be available as necessary.
For more information, contact the Gary campus at 219-981-1111.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.