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Purdue University partners with Ascend Indiana to help students with career and internship searches while providing one-on-one support

February 15, 2024

Purdue University: Purdue University has formed a partnership with Ascend Indiana to connect more students to good and promising career opportunities in Indiana.

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Anderson University Establishes Partnership with Ascend Indiana

February 06, 2024

Anderson University: Anderson University has formed a partnership with Ascend Indiana to connect more students to good and promising career opportunities in Indiana.

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Indiana coalition to invest in apprenticeship system

January 22, 2024

Indianapolis Business Journal, Peter Blanchard: In response to Indiana’s ongoing workforce shortage, more than 100 Hoosier leaders, including business executives, university presidents, school superintendents and state government officials, have formed a coalition to support a statewide modern youth apprenticeship program.

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Indiana leaders form coalition to build, grow youth apprenticeship

January 23, 2024

More than 100 Indiana leaders, including corporate CEOs, university presidents, K-12 superintendents and state government officials, have joined a coalition to develop a statewide modern youth apprenticeship system in Indiana as one potential solution to the state’s mounting workforce crisis.

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Ascend Indiana names new president and CEO and new board chair

December 21, 2023

The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) and Ascend Indiana announce that Conexus Indiana COO and Chief Talent Officer Brad Rhorer has been named president and CEO of Ascend Indiana, CICP’s talent and workforce development initiative, and will succeed Jason Kloth in January. Concurrently, Board Vice Chair Bridget Boyle, head of people and culture for Roche Diagnostics, has been named chair of the Ascend Board of Directors, succeeding founding chair Mark Hill, who will step down at the beginning of the year.

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Ascend Indiana collaborates with 14 Indiana colleges and universities to help students enhance their search for jobs and internships statewide

December 14, 2023

Ascend Indiana, the talent and workforce development initiative of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), formed partnerships with 14 Indiana colleges and universities in 2023 to connect more students to good and promising career opportunities in Indiana.

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