Indiana’s Applied Research Institute unveils new name and brand; awards first contract to Purdue University

Team of researchers from Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame to collaborate on trusted microelectronics project INDIANAPOLIS (April 25, 2018) ─ The Applied Research Institute (ARI), a non-profit organization supported by the Governor of Indiana, presidents of top research universities, and industry leaders and working in collaboration with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane … Continue reading Indiana’s Applied Research Institute unveils new name and brand; awards first contract to Purdue University

IU Bloomington provost gives update on Rural Center in state of campus address

Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel previewed the IU Center for Rural Excellence in her 2017 State of the Campus address on Tuesday, March 7: Provost highlights progress, plans in State of the Campus address by Steve Hinnefeld, IU Communications A proposed Center for Rural Excellence would focus Indiana University resources and expertise on … Continue reading IU Bloomington provost gives update on Rural Center in state of campus address

ROI Awarded $134,000 Grant from DWD to Develop Information Technology Work-based Learning Opportunities      

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced on Thursday that Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc. (ROI) and its regional partners have been awarded a Skill UP Indiana! grant of $134,228. The grant will be used to create internship opportunities across multiple industry sectors in Southwest Central Indiana. The outcome of such experiences … Continue reading ROI Awarded $134,000 Grant from DWD to Develop Information Technology Work-based Learning Opportunities      

ROI and Ivy Tech Receive Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Award

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Today, the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce announced Regional Opportunity Initiatives and Ivy Tech - Bloomington as the 2016 Franklin Initiative Golden Key Award recipients in recognition of the graduation and career coaching initiative. Ivy Tech - Bloomington Chancellor Jennie Vaughan and ROI Interim CEO Tina Peterson accepted the awards at the Chamber's … Continue reading ROI and Ivy Tech Receive Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Award

ROI Conducting Occupational Needs Assessment in Southwest Central Indiana’s Three Key Sectors

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc. (ROI), is conducting an occupational needs assessment in the life sciences, national security and defense, and advanced manufacturing sectors in the 11-county region of Southwest Central Indiana. As part of the occupational needs assessment, ROI sector specialists will be meeting with a variety of industry partners throughout the … Continue reading ROI Conducting Occupational Needs Assessment in Southwest Central Indiana’s Three Key Sectors