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At Tech, Forti finds freedom to positively impact the community

At Indiana Tech, students often amaze themselves by what they accomplish and learn within our classrooms, but for many, it’s equally astounding how they are able to learn and achieve.  Just ask Kristen Forti, an industrial and manufacturing engineering major, who will graduate in May 2023. “If it is important for you to be seen and heard as a […]

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“Dream Job:” Sport management grad Vaides earns position with NFL’s Tennessee Titans

When Israel Vaides was researching colleges, he chose Indiana Tech because of its solid sport management program and its connections with Fort Wayne’s successful minor league sports franchises. It was a well-thought-out choice. Israel was able to intern with the Fort Wayne Komets, one of the oldest hockey teams in the United States. The Komets […]

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Enjoying Life’s Treasures While Helping Others Do the Same

Kafuba Donzon has a knack for networking, recognizing opportunities and fearlessly capturing them. Ingrained in him is a passion for family, travel and a deep-seated desire to help others. When he was nine years old, Kafuba’s parents immigrated with him and his three siblings from West Africa to the United States so their family could […]

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Getting lost in history

Dr. McGrade’s Family Stories, Family History class is an enlightening experience for students In 2019, professor of English Dr. Susan McGrade developed her HUM 3410-Family Stories, Family Histories course after an immersive experience at the Allen County Public Library’s world-renowned Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Department. “I was researching my own family history when I […]

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Engineering Innovation Challenge Fosters Student Entrepreneurs

Student competition made possible through grant from Elevate Ventures Indiana Tech recently held the university’s first-ever Engineering Innovation Challenge competition, designed to encourage and support students in turning innovative ideas into viable business opportunities. The competition and the grants awarded to the winning student entrepreneurs were made possible through grant funding provided by the Elevate […]

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At 16, Tech’s NSBE chapter stronger than ever

Indiana Tech’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) was founded in 2006 to provide a supportive community for Black engineering students so that they stay in school and graduate. Sixteen years later, Indiana Tech’s NSBE chapter is still successfully fulfilling its mission. In February, the chapter held its annual banquet; this event […]

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From Soybeans to the Stars

Russel Rhodes, who grew up on an Indiana farm never having seen an airplane in flight, was embroiled in a bit of a disagreement with some of the world’s greatest minds when it came to aeronautics. His Indiana Tech education in tow, Rhodes was at Cape Canaveral, Florida, as part of the NASA group attempting […]

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Tech experience helps ’21 grad and his friends launch card game

When they were kids, Alex Shinn and his friends, John Jehl and Ethan Sternke, would dream up and create different types of games just for the fun of it. Now, after fleshing out one of their more recent ideas, Shinn, a 2021 marketing graduate from Indiana Tech, and his friends are taking fun and games […]

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Student Capstone Projects 2021

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1940s: From Threatened to Thriving

With Indiana Tech in the midst of its 90th year of motivating students toward lives of significance and worth, take a look back with us as we relive the hallmark events of this storied university. Many thanks, in advance, to former Indiana Tech President Donald Andorfer, whose book “Indiana Tech: The First 75 Years,” was […]

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