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March / April 2009March / April 2009

Volume 12, Number 2

Feature Stories

Savings in More Ways Than One
The July-August issue will be dedicated to stories, columns and perspectives on going green. A sneak preview features a look at the efforts of Mussett, Nicholas & Associates.

Fixing Local Government
Numbers tell the story about inefficiencies in a structure that needs updated. Too much government at too high a cost is too big a problem to ignore.


Special Section
Education and Workforce Development

K-12
• A new way of doing business with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett
• Experts look at challenges and opportunities in wide-ranging roundtable discussion
Students on the job; downtown schools; charter facts; and e-transcripts

Higher Education
• Alternatives available for non-traditional graduate students' paths
Ivy Tech Community College just keeps on growing in effort to meet student, workforce needs
Online courses for rural students; supply chain management programs; admission thank you notes; and enrollment numbers

Workforce
Latest report offers path to meeting state's biggest long-term challenge
Ready Indiana available to help make training connections


Indiana Ingenuity
A Whole New Ride
This isn't the typical motorcycle experience. Find out what makes Cheetah Trikes different.

Community Focus
Research, Business Connections
New technology campuses to play a pivotal role in South Bend's economic future.

Indiana's Leaders: Karl G. King, public service
Member Spotlight: South Bend Chocolate Company


Departments

President's Message
Focusing on our people

BizVoice® Web Exclusives
An early look at three March stories

Guest Column
Value of university degrees

BizVoice® ReVisited
International outreach at Purdue

Workplace Wellness
MacAllister Machinery, Inc.

Shorts

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