Education


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TechWise Academy Offers Computer Code Reading and Writing Course for Kids

By: Lorri Markum— TechWise Academy, a new technology code reading and writing academy, will launch its first Level 1 course Saturday, September 26 at Innovation Connector, located at 1208 W. White River Blvd., from 9 a.m.–Noon, for youth ages 9–13. Learning to write and read computer coding is as easy for kids…


Muncie Campus on Cowan Road.

Ivy Tech Community College Opens Registration for Spring Classes

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region is encouraging new, current, and guest students to register for spring 2016 classes. Students may complete the enrollment process in one stop, with no appointment required, at Muncie’s Express Enrollment Center, or the Student Affairs departments at the Anderson, Marion…


Weidner Center Rendering. Photo provided.

$1 Million Gift to Ball State Elevates Residential Property Management Program

By: Marc Ransford— Ball State University unveiled today its Weidner Center for Residential Property Management, thanks to a $1 million gift from one of the largest apartment owners in the United States. Dean Weidner, owner of Weidner Apartment Homes, wants his gift to elevate Ball State’s residential property management (RPM) program to national…


Ivy Tech Campus on Cowan Road, Muncie

Ivy Tech Community College to Hold Local Go Ivy Day Events

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be holding Go Ivy Day events on September 15 at the Carnegie Library and on September 30 at the Kennedy Library, and on September 17 at the Muncie Housing Authority – Price Hall. Prospective students will be able to learn…



Ivy Tech Campus on Cowan Road, Muncie

Ivy Tech Community College to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Events in Muncie

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events every Thursday in September at their Muncie Cowan Road location, in the Express Enrollment Center. Express Enrollment offers prospective students a “one-stop” experience in the enrollment process and does not require an appointment. Muncie…



Muncie Central High School's Unarmed Drill Team. Photo provided.

MCHS’s MCJROTC Detachment Named as “One of the Nation’s Best”

By: Anna Pichardo— Muncie Central High School has been recognized by the US Department of the Navy as a Naval Honor School due to the high level of performance of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program under the direction of Marine Instructor, Robert Harber and civilian instructor, Tim Cummings. This…


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Cornerstone’s Fall 2015 Arts Program Classes Announced

By: Jessie Irwin— Explore your creative side this fall with Cornerstone’s diverse class offerings for the Fall 2015 session. Classes begin Monday, September 14 and run through Thursday, December 10 with a break the week of October 12th. Classes are offered for youth, family and adults in the areas of visual…



Botsford/Swinford Halls. Photo: Ball State University

Ball State’s Renovated Botsford/Swinford Halls Reopen

By: Gail Werner — Step inside Ball State University’s newly renovated Botsford/Swinford Residence Halls, and you’ll immediately notice sunlit lounges, contemporary furnishings and modern aesthetics. But a closer look reveals how the $35.7-million structure has been reimagined with eco-conscious millennials in mind. “Today’s students care about the social and environmental impact they’ll…



Katy Wallace and Noah Kinghorn

Community Foundation Announces Scholarships

By: Eunice Whitlock—  J Scholarship Awarded The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Noah Kinghorn is the recipient of the 2015 J Scholarship. Kinghorn is a 2014 graduate of Yorktown High School and is currently a sophomore majoring in accounting at Ball State University. He is…