IU East, Ivy Tech sign guaranteed admissions agreement

first_imgRichmond, IN —Ivy Tech associate-level graduates from across Indiana are guaranteed admission, based on select provisions, into certain programs at all IU regional campuses via a Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA). The agreement took effective on June 1. The agreement aligns current best practices and the state’s established initiatives, the GAA spells out necessary coursework toward degree requirements at both institutions. Admission to all campuses also comes with an application fee waiver.“We have always had a very strong partnership with Ivy Tech,” Chancellor Kathy Girten said. “This agreement will continue the work we have done to provide a smooth transfer for students who have earned their associate’s degree to complete their bachelor’s degree at IU East.”This guaranteed admission eliminates any loss of credits while minimizing cost to students and ensuring they are able to complete their bachelor’s degrees on time.“Our regional campuses have continued to spark growth and innovation for students’ education and careers, exemplifying the hallmark of research, discovery, and service of IU’s 200-year history,” said John Applegate, IU executive vice president for university academic affairs. “These guaranteed admissions agreements solidify IU’s commitment to best practices in transfers and steady progress toward degrees.”IU East and Ivy Tech have a history of collaboration, especially in efforts to ease the transfer process. Pathways to IU East is a program to offer an affordable, accessible bridge from Ivy Tech Community College courses, credits, and associates degree programs to IU East baccalaureate degree programs.Ivy Tech students who want to take advantage of opportunities to transfer to IU East can work with their Ivy Tech academic advisors to confirm that their academic plan meets all the requirements.Students can further maximize savings on their degree by taking advantage of scholarship and grant opportunities at both institutions, which is critical to Hoosiers now more than ever during the COVID-19 crisis.For more information, visit iue.edu.last_img read more

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Spurs’ Gregg Popovich unhappy with Marcus Morris’ unprofessional behavior in free agency

first_imgPopovich addressed Morris’ decision Monday during San Antonio’s media availability, blasting Morris for how he handled the situation and how much of a loss it was to trade away Davis.“It was more than difficult to lose Davis,” Popovich told reporters. “Let’s just say that was an unfortunate situation that was handled unprofessionally on a couple of different levels. We made that move to make the signing that we did and got blindsided. Related News Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was unhappy with Marcus Morris’ unprofessional behavior in “blindsiding” the Spurs during free agency. Morris reportedly had a deal in place to join the Spurs over the summer, but at the last minute signed with the Knicks on a one-year deal. San Antonio, meanwhile, had traded Davis Bertans to the Wizards to make room for Morris under the cap. Morris revisited the topic again Monday, admitting his “free agency didn’t go as planned.”“A lot of the specifics came off a lot of unknown — unknown situations,” Morris said. “I kind of committed very early.”Marcus Morris says his free agency didn’t go like he planned and that he committed early. He cited “unknown” issues. He committed to the Spurs but then signed with the Knicks. Says he wanted to be closer to Philly, his hometown. pic.twitter.com/H72YRC0ERW— Mike Vorkunov (@MikeVorkunov) September 30, 2019Morris, selected by the Rockets in the first round of the 2011 draft, averaged 13.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting with 6.1 rebounds last season in his second season with Boston. Damian Lillard fires back at Shaq with new diss track: ‘Kobe won you them rings though’ Draymond Green confident Warriors can reach 6th straight NBA Finals 76ers star Joel Embiid eyes MVP after heartbreaking season; Ben Simmons ready to shoot “Davis was a special player as we all know, and he was young and getting better and better. So, yeah, we hated losing him.”And Popovich on losing Davis Bertans and the Marcus Morris situation … said it was handled “unprofessionally on a couple different level” #Spurs #Knicks @TheAthleticNBA pic.twitter.com/rNomm3H5KJ— Jabari Young (@JabariJYoung) September 30, 2019Morris initially said in July that he still has a “good relationship” with the Spurs, adding that “the first thing that I did when I knew I would be going another direction, I called and made sure they knew.”last_img read more

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NHL NOTEBOOK Leafs’ Bell suspended

first_imgFrom news services Mark Bell was cleared to play by doctors in the NHL’s substance abuse program on Tuesday, but the new Toronto Maple Leafs forward will now have to serve the 15-game suspension handed down by the league. Bell was suspended indefinitely on Sept. 4 and placed into Stage 2 of the program, run jointly by the NHL and the players’ association. He entered the program in September 2006 following his arrest on drunken driving and hit-and-run charges in California when he was a member of the San Jose Sharks. The NHL added a 15-game suspension for Bell on Sept. 12, and he is eligible to return on Nov. 6 when the Maple Leafs play the visiting Ottawa Senators. DUCKS at DETROIT When: 4 p.m., Joe Louis Arena TV/Radio: Versus; 830 AM Matchup: The Ducks are awaiting the return of No. 1 goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who missed the first two games of the season in London against the Kings as he recovered from sports hernia surgery. Giguere isn’t the only key player missing from the Ducks’ lineup. Defenseman Scott Niedermayer and right wing Teemu Selanne are still undecided on their playing futures, and checking forward Samuel Pahlsson is also recovering from sports hernia surgery. efenseman Mathieu Schneider, who spent the past 31/2 seasons with Detroit, is still out with a broken ankle. The Red Wings, who tied Buffalo with a league-high 113 points last season, were eliminated by the Ducks in six games in the Western Conference finals. Detroit has won eight straight regular-season home games against the Ducks, since a 2-1 loss on March 19, 2002.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! He will continue with the follow-up care phase of the substance abuse program. The program’s doctors, Dr. Dave Lewis on behalf of the NHL and Dr. Brian Shaw on behalf of the NHLPA, administer Bell’s care. Around the league Flyers: Prospect Steve Downie was ruled ineligible to play in the AHL for the first month of the season after the NHL suspended him 20 games last week. Downie was suspended 20 games by the NHL on Friday for leaving his feet to deliver a deliberate and dangerous hit to the head Ottawa’s Dean McAmmond. His suspension matched the fourth-longest in league history. Devils: The team claimed defenseman Sheldon Brookbank off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets. Brookbank, who will turn 27 Wednesday, had 15 goals and 38 assists with Milwaukee of the AHL last season. He won the Eddie Shore Trophy as the league’s top defenseman. Today’s game last_img read more

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