2020 Cass County College & Career Expo canceled

Update as of March 24:

LOGANSPORT, Ind. – The fourth annual Cass County College & Career Expo, originally set for Tuesday, April 21, at Logansport High School’s Berry Bowl, has been canceled.

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LOGANSPORT, Ind. – Area employers are invited to participate in the fourth annual Cass County College & Career Expo set for Tuesday, April 21, and designed to open doors to the future for area high school and college students as well as the general public.

At the fair, which will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Logansport High School’s Berry Bowl, area employers will be able to promote current job openings and internship opportunities as well as talk with students about the skills needed to secure a position with their organization.

Employers interested in participating should contact Suzanne Dillman, associate director of admissions and enrollment services for Ivy Tech’s Logansport site, by email at sdillman@ivytech.edu or by telephone at 574-398-6090.

Representatives from colleges and universities across the state also will be on hand to discuss the career and educational opportunities they offer.  Event sponsors include the Logansport/Cass County Chamber of Commerce, Logansport High School, Trine University, and Ivy Tech Community College.

“Last year’s event was a huge success with participants engaging with 16 college and university representatives and 43 employers,” Dillman said. “We want to help our high school and college students, as well as the public, understand what skills are needed for future career success so we have a pipeline of qualified potential employees to meet area employer needs today and in the future.”

The event will be targeted at 10th- to 12th-grade students from Logansport High School and the Century Career Center; Pioneer High School juniors and seniors; and students and alumni from Ivy Tech and Trine as well as the general public. Chamber members have been invited to participate along with employers who work with Ivy Tech and Trine in recruiting new employees.

“The College and Career Expo is a great opportunity for employers to showcase their business to current and future local talent,” said Lori Lange, academic director for Trine University. “To build workforce development in our community, we must educate students on local opportunities and encourage them to return here upon completion of their education.

“For those who wish to enter the workforce immediately after high school graduation, they can begin that search at the expo,” she added. “It also serves as an avenue for current job seekers in the general public to search for employment.”

For more information and to register, contact Dillman by email at sdillman@ivytech.edu or by telephone at 574-398-6090 or Lange by email at langel@trine.edu or by telephone at 574-355-3964.

SOURCE: News release from Ivy Tech Community College