WBAA's Kristin Malavenda talks with IYI President & CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz.
As students head back to school, research and job trends show job opportunities are out there. However, to take advantage of these opportunities, students must get the education or training necessary to qualify for the jobs most in demand now and very likely for the foreseeable future.This is especially true in manufacturing, where employers are having trouble finding qualified employees.WBAA's Kristin Malavenda talks with Indiana Youth Institute President & CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz about an option few students explore, the Technical Honors Diploma.
The City of Lafayette is helping several non-profit organizations get a new facility.
The Lafayette Family YMCA, Junior Achievement, and others want to build what’s known as Intersection Connection next to Ivy Tech. The building would house those agencies and a new IU Health Arnett medical office.
The Lafayette Redevelopment Commission approved a resolution for brownfield assistance that includes that area.
Economic Development Director Dennis Carson says the move shows the city is behind the idea of developing the site.
Outside of Purdue’s Hall of Engineering are replica footprints of the man the building is named after.
But, they are larger than average, which is fitting because the footprint Neil Armstrong left on the moon, campus, and history is enormous.
"I don't think you could find a person at Purdue, alumnus, faculty, staff, student who didn't understand what he meant to Purdue, but to the world," said acting Purdue President Tim Sands. "I don't think you could find a group on campus that doesn't relate to him and won't miss him."