University News – August 15

Debbie Marie Beaver-Helton was Ivy Tech Community College’s recipient of the Columbus region’s Alumni Achievement Award.

The award is given to graduates who have demonstrated outstanding post-education personal or professional achievements.

Beaver-Helton is a registered nurse at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, volunteers at St. Thomas Clinic and serves as a coach and adjunct faculty member for Western Governors University.

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