Ivy Tech is the big winner in the grant offered to Indiana colleges by the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University. This community college received more than a half-million in funding from the foundation. The money was awarded based on Ivy Tech’s efforts to enhance services for student service members, veterans, and their families, according to a report at Inside Indiana Business.
- The development of a podcast that will be used to educate students and faculty and create a supportive environment for veterans
- Enhancement of relationships between with community agencies that work with the military population, such as WorkOne and Veterans of Foreign Affairs
- The creation of a “Boots to Suits” program to help veterans transition to civilian life