TechPoint’s ‘S.O.S. Challenge’ to give work experience & $250,000 in stipends to 500 students who lost summer internships to COVID-19 cuts

Challenge capped off with presentations to Governor Eric Holcomb Thousands of college students across the U.S. have lost on-site summer internships due to COVID-19, but 500 Indiana students are getting a lifeline thanks to a new program from TechPoint. Many students were counting on those internships to get real-world work experience that would help them […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding (Part IV)

Editor’s Note: This series began before the COVID-19 pandemic. Response to the pandemic will have a significant impact on the number of students taking online courses and how schools are using technology to make coursework available. Indiana institutions like Ball State University are well positioned to adapt to this new normal. Ball State’s first response […]

TechPoint Names New Executive Committee to Board of Directors

Leaders from Infosys and Jobvite have joined the TechPoint executive committee members and changes to the overall Board of Directors have also been made to reflect 2020 membership. The 2020 executive committee includes: Sherry Aaholm, chair of TechPoint board and vice president and chief information officer, Cummins; Scott Dorsey, managing partner, High Alpha and former […]

Q&A with US Senators Braun, Young Re: COVID-19 Relief and Re-opening the State Economy

Nearly 90 tech executives took part in a call Tuesday with U.S. Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young designed to help them get direct answers about federal COVID-19 relief programs. Organized by TechPoint, the gathering is part of the organization’s ongoing effort to help the Indiana tech sector successfully navigate through the pandemic and to […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding (Part III)

Editor’s Note: This series began before the COVID-19 pandemic. Response to it will have a significant impact on the number of students taking online courses and how schools are using technology to make coursework available. Indiana institutions like Purdue University are well positioned to adapt to this new normal. In response to the pandemic, Purdue […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding. (Part II)

Editor’s Note: This series began before the COVID-19 pandemic. Response to it will have a significant impact on the number of students taking online courses and how schools are using technology to make coursework available. Indiana institutions like Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are well positioned to adapt to this new normal. Rose-Hulman cancelled all in-person […]

TechPoint Foundation for Youth launches fundraising effort to extend popular robotics teams, competition into high schools

When organizers at TechPoint Foundation for Youth (TPF4Y) decided in 2016 to help address Indiana’s need for more workers in the tech sector, they made a strategic decision to start young and cultivate robotics programs for elementary and middle school students. That decision has paid off as evidenced by the third annual VEX State Robotics […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding.

American consumers’ demand for convenience has changed the way retailers and restaurants deliver, the way talent is recruited and how just about every business operates. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone to know there’s a digital transformation afoot in the education industry too. More than 6.6 million postsecondary students in the U.S. were seeking their degrees […]