What happens with three rural school districts collaborate in radical new ways?
UpSkill Work & Learn Signing Day
The first cohort of the UpSkill Work & Learn program celebrated with a Signing Day!
Applications open for Career Coaching Fellowship
Applications are now open for cohort 2 of the ROI Career Coaching Fellowship! This cohort will participate in a 10-month fellowship focused on the development of authentic career connections and articulated pathways that lead to high opportunity and high wage jobs.
Nomination Announcement: STEM Fellows
Uplands Middle School Principals: Nominate a middle school teacher for the 2022-2023 STEM Fellowship cohort by Friday, May 20th.
Seven student-run businesses form “Uplands Made” Network
This week, ROI gathered SEVEN Indiana Uplands student-run businesses for the first Uplands Made conference. This was the first event for students, advisors, and administrators to gather all together since launching their businesses in the last couple of years. Eagle Manufacturing (Brown County High School)Edgewood Coffee Corral (Edgewood High School)Jeep Engineering & Manufacturing (Northeast Dubois … Continue reading Seven student-run businesses form “Uplands Made” Network
New science and technology foundation positioned to support catalytic growth opportunities at WestGate@Crane Technology Park￼
The Uplands Science and Technology Foundation (USTF) is a nonprofit research foundation dedicated to enhancing the vitality of WestGate@Crane Technology Park. The USTF will lead the physical development of WestGate as an innovation district and grow the park’s capabilities in emerging technology areas such as microelectronics, artificial intelligence, and hypersonics.
COSMOS receives grant to expand access to digital fabrication
Thanks to this generous grant, more Indiana Uplands students will have access to digital fabrication labs to develop in-demand STEM skills.
Apr 14: Appetizers & Opportunities with CDFI Friendly Bloomington
You are invited for an afternoon of refreshments and to learn about CDFI Friendly Bloomington.
Ivory Ella and Patriot Manufacturing: a partnership success story
Ivory Ella is a company committed to giving back. Not only does the clothing company donate 10% of its profits to charities, Ivory Ella is also helping one Indiana Uplands student-run business to successfully scale and grow.
Salem Heritage Park: a public/private success story
The Salem Pocket Park, now known as Heritage Park, is an excellent example of how public/private collaboration is salient to the development of innovative community assets.
January 26: Developing a Homebuyer Education Program
Next Housing Series Session: December 26 at 10:00 a.m.
Indiana Uplands awarded $30 million in READI funding
The Indiana Uplands region has been selected to receive $30 million in funding from the Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI).
Indiana Uplands presents “Region on the Rise” READI plan
Nov 29, the Indiana Uplands READI steering committee proudly presented the “Region on the Rise” Plan to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation review committee at Dallara IndyCar Factory.
ROI awarded Indiana Commission for Higher Education grant for STEM Fellows program
Regional Opportunity Initiatives has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund.
Dec 15: Understanding Property Valuations in the Indiana Housing Market
Next Housing Series Session: December 15 at 9:00 a.m.