College announces summer IvyLiving class schedule

DETAILS:
IvyLiving programs are non-credit classes promoting personal growth and lifelong learning through engaging and intriguing short-term experiences. Local and regional experts will share their knowledge and passions with participants in a small group setting.

SCHEDULE:
Open Welding Lab
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17
Ivy Tech Northeast,
Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center (3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne)
Get creative in Ivy Tech’s state-of-the-art welding lab under the guidance of expert welder Brian Barnes. Participants will have access to all equipment they’ll need and are invited to bring their own scrap metal. Previous welding certification or participation in IvyLiving’s artistic welding courses is required. ($55)

Ivy Tech Baking Camp for Middle School Students
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10 to 13, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14
Ivy Tech Northeast,
Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne)
Middle schoolers will spend the week baking and decorating with professional pastry chefs. They will learn about food safety and the science behind baking while whipping up cakes, cookies, pastries, and breads in the College’s state-of-the-art baking labs. On the final day, the entire family is invited to sample baked goods prepared by the middle schooler on Ivy Tech’s campus. Locations subject to change. Middle school students only (10- to 14-year-olds). ($250)

Children 10- to 14-years-old are invited to participate in Ivy Tech Northeast’s International Cuisine Camp from July 17 to 21. Students will learn international recipes, cooking techniques, food safety, basic knife skills, and the science behind cooking.

Ivy Tech International Cuisine Camp for Middle School Students
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17 to 20, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21
Ivy Tech Northeast,
Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne)
Middle schoolers will spend the week experimenting with a variety of international recipes and cooking techniques. College chefs will teach the importance of food safety, basic knife skills, and the science behind cooking. On the final day, three family members get to taste the middle schooler’s creation, with a complete meal served at Ivy Tech. Locations subject to change. Middle school students only (10- to 14-year-olds). ($250)

To learn more and/or register for any of the above classes, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/living.

College to host area middle school students at week-long STEM camps

DETAILS:
Elementary and middle school students ages 8 to 14 are invited to participate in Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s Adventure and Imagination Summer STEM Camp, which offers two one-week sessions. The camp provides a range of science, technology, engineering, and math activities, including

  • Conducting environmentally friendly chemistry experiments
  • Exploring area nature preserves
  • Progrmaming robots
  • And more

The cost is $149 for one week. This covers T-shirt, lunch, snacks, supplies, and field trips. Need-based scholarships are available for participants.

For more information or to register, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/living.

WHEN:
Week 1, for 8- to 10-year-olds: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 to 16

Week 2, for 11- to 14-year-olds: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 to 23

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast
North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Special Cuisines dinner to offer up Latin American menu May 4

For Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s final Special Cuisines dinner of the semester, students will serve up a Latin American menu:

  • Starter: Chips and salsa
  • Salad: Spicy jicama salad
  • Soup: Soup of Tlalpan
  • Entrée: Grilled steak and poblano chili tacos served with dirty black beans and Mexican red rice
  • Dessert

Dinner is served at two times, 5 and 7:30 p.m. April 25, and there are still spots available at 5 p.m. To make reservations, which are required, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners. You can also call 260-481-2243.

Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room (door 24, which is located on the back of the building and faces Coliseum Boulevard) on Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) and run $25. Pay on-site with cash, check, or charge. Wine is available for $5 a glass or $15 a bottle.

Enrollment day planned for summer, fall classes

DETAILS:
At Express Enrollment Days, prospective and current students at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast can complete whatever enrollment steps they still need to be ready to start classes this summer and/or fall. Ten- and eight-week summer classes begin May 22 and June 5, respectively, and the fall semester begins Aug. 21.

Learn more at IvyTech.edu/enrollmentday.

WHEN:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19

WHERE:
Express Enrollment Center
Student Life Center, North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Enrollment day planned for summer, fall classes

DETAILS:
At Express Enrollment Days, prospective and current students at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast can complete whatever enrollment steps they still need to be ready to start classes this summer and/or fall. The summer semester begins May 22, and the fall semester begins Aug. 21.

Learn more at IvyTech.edu/enrollmentday.

WHEN:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28

WHERE:
Express Enrollment Center
Student Life Center, North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Special Cuisines dinner to offer up Spanish menu April 20

For Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s next Special Cuisines dinner of the semester, students will serve up a Spanish menu:

  • First course: Catalonian tomato toast
  • Second course: Gazpacho with sour cream
  • Third course: Skewered meatballs with Spanish vegetables
  • Fourth course: Fruit- and nut-stuffed pork tenderloin
  • Fifth course: Cheese plate with Manchego, Mahón, and Cabrales
  • Sixth course: Dessert

Reservations are available at two times: 5 and 7:30 p.m. April 20. To make reservations, which are required, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners. You can also call 260-481-2243.

Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room (door 24, which is located on the back of the building and faces Coliseum Boulevard) on Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) and run $25. Pay on-site with cash, check, or charge. Wine is available for $5 a glass or $15 a bottle.

Community invited to Global Studies lecture series

DETAILS:
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is hosting a Global Studies Student/Faculty Lecture Series this month, and the community is invited. All events are free.

LOCATION:
All lectures will take place on Ivy Tech Northeast’s Coliseum Campus, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805

SCHEDULE:
The Making of Mass Incarceration in American Society, presented by Daniel Hall, associate sociology professor
Noon to 1 p.m. April 17, Room 2372

Global Issues in Education: A European Perspective, presented by Vladimir Lugansky, international student from Russia studying Global Studies; and Daniel Hall, associate sociology professor
Noon to 1 p.m. April 18, Room 2316

Ethographic Wandering through Thailand and Cambodia, presented by Marisa Hanlon, Human Services Student, and Daniel Hall, associate sociology professor
Noon to 1 p.m. April 19, Room 2372

Global Economic Flows: Consequences of Protectionism, presented by Josh Hoot, General Studies student, and Matthew Fisher, assistant economics professor
1 to 2 p.m. April 19, Room 2372

The Politics of Terrorism, Issues and Perspectives, presented by Edward Carmago, Human Services student, and Daniel Hall, associate sociology professor
Noon to 1 p.m. April 20, Room 2316
Finger foods provided by Famous Falafel

The New Black Aesthetic: Striving to be Uncategorizable, presented by Lisa Beringer, associate sociology professor
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 25, Room 2370

Area children, families invited to Touch-a-Truck

WHAT:
The Ivy Association for the Education of Young Children, the Ivy Tech Community College Northeast student organization for the Early Childhood Education program, is hosting its seventh annual Touch-A-Truck event next month. Children will be able to explore nearly 50 vehicles, which may include limos, fire trucks, tow trucks, and police cars.

The event is in conjunction with the national Month of the Young Child.

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast parking lot
Coliseum Campus
3800 N. Anthony Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Get directions

SCHEDULE:
10 a.m. to noon April 29

College to host 21st Century Scholar Day

Ivy Tech Community College will host a 21st Century Scholar Day events for eligible high school juniors and seniors at Ivy Tech campuses across the state. At the event, students can complete their 21st Century Scholar requirements to maintain their eligibility for their scholarship.

Ivy Tech Northeast’s Day is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 on the Coliseum Campus (3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne).

At 21st Century Scholar Day, students can

  • Visit a college campus
  • Estimate the cost of college
  • Submit a college application
  • Search for scholarships
  • File the FAFSA

Representatives from the Commission for Higher Education, as well as Ivy Tech Community College, will be available to assist students.

For more information about the 21st Century Scholar requirements visit scholars.in.gov. Students can RSVP for Ivy Tech Northeast’s day at IvyTech.edu/21st-century.

Special Cuisines dinner to offer up Asian menu March 30

For the next Special Cuisines dinner at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, students will serve up an Asian menu:

  • Appetizer: Sushi rolls
  • Second course: Chinese smoked salmon
  • Third course: Szechwan hot & sour soup
  • Fourth course: Korean bulgogi, pot stickers, and white rice
  • Dessert: Sticky rice cake with red bean paste

Reservations are available at 6 p.m. March 30. To make reservations, which are required, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners. You can also call 260-481-2243.

Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room (door 24, which is located on the back of the building and faces Coliseum Boulevard) on Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) and run $25. Pay on-site with cash, check, or charge. Wine is available for $5 a glass or $15 a bottle.