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Encyclopedia > Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana (usually shortened to Ivy Tech Community College or, colloquially, Ivy Tech) is the state of Indiana's system of community colleges, formed in 2005, as a rechartering of a system of vocational technical schools. Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 225 km 435 km 1. ...


History

The name "Ivy Tech" derives from an initialism (IV Tech) of the original name for the school, Indiana Vocational Technical College. Ivy Tech Vocational Technical College was established in 1963 to provide technical and vocational education for various industries. Ivy Tech's name was officially changed to Ivy Tech State College in 1995. Ivy Tech was rechartered in 2005 to become a system of community colleges named Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana under the coordination of Indiana's two-hundred-year-old two-year university, Vincennes University. Now Ivy Tech is in the process of transforming into a full-service community college that offers Associates Degrees in arts & design, business, general education, health sciences, public services, and technology. Ivy Tech offers degree programs at 23 campuses around Indiana. Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations formed from the initial letter or letters of words, such as NATO and XHTML, and are pronounced in a way that is distinct from the full pronunciation of what the letters stand for. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vincennes University is a university in Vincennes, Indiana in the United States. ... In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a junior college, is an educational institution providing post-secondary education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees. ...



Public Colleges and Universities in Indiana
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Purdue Calumet • Purdue North Central • VincennesSouthern Indiana
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