A great day for the Indiana Uplands and the State of Indiana! This morning, we broke ground on WestGate One, a new $84 million microelectronics campus at WestGate@Crane. NHanced Semiconductors, Inc., Everspin Technologies, Trusted Semiconductor Solutions, & Reliable MicroSystems, LLC plan to invest $300 million & create 549 specialized, high-wage jobs. Read the complete November 21 announcement from the Indiana Economic … Continue reading WestGate@Crane welcomes new $84 million collaborative microelectronics campus
Program supports grant writers pursuing projects and programs that improve the quality of life for Uplands residents.
Seventeen middle school educators began their fellowship year in August, bringing the total number to 111 Fellows working to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities in Indiana Uplands classrooms and schools.
Eighteen individuals who serve as school principals and counselors, career coaches, work-based and internship coordinators, teachers, or adult educators have been selected for ROI's Career Coaching Fellowship.
Indiana experts will outline practical options and techniques to finance infrastructure to grow the Indiana Uplands.
By Conexus Indiana. Several months ago, ROI brought together seven school-based enterprises (SBEs) from across the Indiana Uplands region, allowing students, advisers and administrators to share best practices while also connecting with area business owners. What came from the first “Uplands Made Network” convening was a blueprint, of sorts, for how to drive successful partnerships between schools and local companies through student-run businesses.
Applications are due September 2 for ROI’s second cohort of Grant Writing Fellows.
This past spring, ROI graduated its first cohort of Grant Writing Fellows. Participants engaged in a 2-day grant writing course facilitated by Purdue Extension to begin the fellowship and then met monthly for eight virtual follow-on sessions on a variety of topics, including: Professional writing, Creating an effective logic model, Building a better budget, Finding … Continue reading First cohort of Grant Writing Fellows secures $1.78 million in grants for Uplands region
ing! Last week, ROI conducted its second signing day and orientation for students and employers participating in our pilot high school work and learn program.
Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) and Radius Indiana, in collaboration with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) and the Indiana Uplands READI Steering Committee, is launching two competitive funding programs made possible through the region’s Indiana Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) award.
What happens with three rural school districts collaborate in radical new ways?
The first cohort of the UpSkill Work & Learn program celebrated with a Signing Day!
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.
Uplands Middle School Principals: Nominate a middle school teacher for the 2022-2023 STEM Fellowship cohort by Friday, May 20th.
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