Ivy Tech Kokomo sets ‘Tuesday @ the Tech Evening Edition’ on Nov. 16, 2021

Last Updated on November 14, 2021 by Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region

KOKOMO, Ind. – Anyone interested in pursuing career training or higher education outside of the traditional daytime schedule is invited to “Tuesday @ the Tech Evening Edition” to learn about all the options available at Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo. The session is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Ivy Tech’s new Kokomo Campus at 1815 E. Morgan St.

“We want people to know that college is an option no matter what their schedule looks like,” said organizer Jhordan Lee, lead student services professional in Ivy Tech Kokomo’s enrollment services office. “This event, part of our new ‘Tuesday @ the Tech’ series of open houses, is aimed at any non-traditional student.

“We will be highlighting programs that students can complete with evening classes, online classes, or a combination of the two,” she continued. “Ivy Tech has a variety of options available for people who, because of family or work responsibilities, need these opportunities.”

The program will begin at 6 p.m. in Hingst Hall, the new community room in the Ivy Tech Kokomo’s Health Professions Center. Staff members will share information about programs that offer “stackable credentials” so students can move through pathways that build from certificate to technical certificate to associate degree as time and interest allow. Accelerated programs in Microsoft Office Specialist and Pre-Nursing Studies allow students to complete one-year certificates in these subjects in just 16 weeks. Other topics include financial aid and Ivy+, a plan that freezes tuition and bundles the cost of all books in one price (free for Spring 2022 classes), as well as all the student support services, including childcare credits, mental health services, and a food pantry, that are available to all Ivy Tech students regardless of when they’re on campus.

“Tours of Ivy Tech’s beautiful new campus will follow, based on the participants’ area of interest,” Lee said, “and the program will wrap up with a panel discussion by a group of current ‘non-traditional’ students who will share their experiences balancing family life, work, and school.”

Refreshments and gift bags filled with Ivy Tech swag are part of the evening, she said.

For more information about how to register, go to ivytech.edu/Kokomo or email Kokomo-enrollment@ivytech.edu .

SOURCE: News release from Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region