Solution Center Newsletters

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July/August 2014 Solution Center is on the Move, A Bold New Look for IUPUI’s Website, Don’t Miss the IUPUI Continuing Education 2014 Fall Course Catalog, The Felege Hiywot Center Provides Environmental STEM Education to Urban Youth of Indianapolis, Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center at the Colt’s Home Displaying Its Youth Programs, Siemens Partners with IUPUI, Callie McCune’s Indiana Statehouse Tour Office Internship, GlassWeb Projects, LLC Intern, Rui Wang, Indiana State Museum Intern, Jeremy Maxwell, Capitol Tours and Indiana Medical History Museum Internships, Survey on Bullying

June 2014 -2014 IUPUI Graduates and Honorees, Solution Center Congratulates You!, Goodbye to Solution Center Staff Member, Jessica Putri!, Research Interns at Alivio Medical Center, IUPUI Cyberlab/CourseNetworking Interns, Riley Area Development Corporation Housing Internship

May 2014 -2014 IUPUI Research Day Celebrated Research and Creative Activity at IUPUI, Three IUPUI Students Traveling to Seattle, Washington to give Poster Presentation at American Alliance of Museums, Solution Center Community Partner “Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry” Annual Appreciation Breakfast, SC Partner Indiana Music Education Association to Hire Interns, IUPUI 10th Annual Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium

April 2014 -IU School of Medicine Research on Preventing HIV Among 10-17 Year Olds, IU Student Dentistry Outreach Clinic Receives ADA Foundation Award, Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges (ISSEC) Competition Rewarded Students for Their Innovative Ideas, Matthew Impink’s Assistantship with the IU Center for Civic Literacy, It Takes More than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success

March 2014 – New Program at Indiana University School of Dentistry will Serve Military Veterans; Computer Graphic Technology Students Develop Public Service Video for PEN (Prison Enterprises Network); Summer Job and Internship Fair Brings Students and Employers Face to Face

February 2014 – Indiana University School of Dentistry Healthy Smiles Program Links Dental Health with Employability; Goodbye to Solution Center Associate Director,Christine Fitzpatrick!; Indiana INTERNnet Announces IMPACT awards; Welcome to our new staff member, Teresa Francis!

January 2014 – Sharing the Experience of a Lifetime: Nanwalek, Alaska; Riley Area Development Corporation Internship Success Story; CyberLab Interns Produced CN App for Thousands of Learners; Goodbye to Solution Center Staff Member, Chrissy Colgrove!

December 2013 – Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation Internship Inspires Student; Solution Center Presents a Tangible Assessment of Their Work

November 2013 – Seasons Hospice Provides Unique Internship Opportunity; Venture Fund Project to Kickoff in Spring; Cyberlab Interns Work on App Development; Welcome to our new staff member, Scott Roberts!

October 2013 – Arts for Learning Intern Plans One of Indy’s Favorite Events; Projects to Watch: Alivio Medical Center; Venture Fund Supported Student turns Internship into Career; Crispus Attucks Students Preparing for Trip of a Lifetime

September 2013 – IUPUI Students Attend Campus Kitchen Boot Camp in D.C.; SC Partner Profile: Jameson Camp; Intern Success: The Oaks Academy; Simple Solutions for our Partners: 6 Steps to Finding Your “Super Intern”; Welcome to our new Staff Member, Chrissy Colgrove!

August 2013- IUPUI students help establish tribal museum in Alaska; School of Informatics faculty, students develop academic app for iPad; IUPUI Solution Center Community Partners to Appear on Indy Local TV; Goodbye to Solution Center staff member, Andrea Zeek!

June 2013 – Study finds paid interns outpace unpaid peers in job offers, salaries; IUPUI student turns internship into full-time job at National Hot Rod Association; Solution Center supports projects that engage local entrepreneurs of all ages.

May 2013IUPUI Museum Studies class helps maintain exhibit at Eagle Creek Ornithology Center; IUPUI student completes internship expanding Indiana Artisan’s Glass Trail; IUPUI, Indianapolis Housing Agency partner in survey to assess residents’ computer skills.

April 2013Urban Gardening project starts on Indy’s Near Eastside; Solution Center featured in IUPUI Chancellor’s “Report to the Community”; Don’t miss IUPUI Research Day 2013.

February 2013 – Findings from the IUPUI Solution Center Engagement Impact Report; JPMorgan Chase Near Eastside Legacy Initiative grant program completes successful first year; Solution Center featured in Indiana Minority Business Magazine.

December 2012Happy Holidays from the IUPUI Solution Center; Photos from the Community Engagement Forum & Partner Holiday Celebration; City of Indianapolis recognizes three-year partnership between IUPUI and Southside residents.

November 2012IU School of Dentistry’s Student Outreach Clinic to expand services on Indianapolis’s Near Eastside; Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative recognizes the IUPUI Solution Center as its 2012 Community Partner of the Year; Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership named new host agency of the Indiana Achievement Awards.

July 2012 - The IUPUI – Chase Near Eastside Legacy Initiative (NELI) is a partnership between the IUPUI Solution Center and the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, in collaboration with IUPUI schools and the Near Eastside community of Indianapolis.

April 2012 - The IUPUI Solution Center is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Allen Whitehall Clowes Charitable Foundation….

February 2012 - The JPMorgan Chase Foundation has awarded the IUPUI Solution Center a grant of $75,000.

August 2011-Tarik Glenn, Co-Founder of D.R.E.A.M. Alive Inc., and Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Offensive Tackleat will share his inspirational journey…at the 2011 Nonprofit Capacity Building Conference and Indiana Achievement Awards Celebration.

May 2011- The IUPUI Solution Center enters its second year as host of the Indiana Achievement Awards.

March 2011-70 employers are registered for IUPUI’s ‘Just In Time’ Career Fair on Wednesday, March 30th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the IUPUI Campus Center.

November 2010-Since 2007, the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (PPI), under contract from and in coordination with, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) has conducted a count of the persons experiencing homelessness in Marion County.

August 2010-Indiana Nanotech is a commercial research development company that addresses specific needs in dentistry and orthopedics by developing innovative dental products…

May 2010-The IUPUI Solution Center is pleased to announce that it is hosting the 2010 Indiana Achievement Awards.

March 2010-As part of IUPUI Research Day, the IUPUI Solution Center and the Translating Research into Practice Initiative (TRIP) invite you to attend the Community Research Showcase & Networking Event.

December 2009-The IUPUI Solution Center is soliciting applicants for an exciting new program in the School of Informatics.

November 2009-In the first three years of operation (May 2004-December 2006) a $1.7 million grant from the Lilly Endowment enabled the Solution Center to establish the Solution Center and IUPUI Community Venture Fund.

August 2009-The Solution Center is providing support to Y-Press, a nonprofit youth news bureau, in the development of a student multimedia project.

July 2009-Associate Professor Edgar Huang, from the IUPUI School of Informatics, and two of his students John Powell and Freddy Barnes, were able to provide Noble of Indiana with a video recruiting tool called “The Spirit of Noble Indiana.”

April 2009-Nonprofit Solutions, SAVI, and United Way of Central Indiana have joined together to present a capacity building conference, Survivor Organizations.

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