University News – March 14

Schneck donates equipment to IUPUC

Schneck Medical Center in Seymour has donated four echocardiogram machines to the Indiana School of Nursing at IUPUC.The medical center upgraded its equipment and wished to donate the previous models for student education. The machines are an important part of classroom instruction in the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification training.The devices also will be used in the program’s second year academic program in student learning, EKG lead placement and rhythm interpretation in patient actor’s heart rhythms and mannequins’ rhythms.

The gift of the machines, which would have cost $40,000 if they were new, is another example of regional healthcare partners supporting the school of nursing at IUPUC, said Beth Sharer, division head.

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vy Tech announces leadership broadcastsIvy Tech Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success is sponsoring two live telecasts in March with presentations by women leaders.Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO of ACT-1 Group, the largest privately held female- and minority-owned workforce management company in the U.S., will talk about “Creating Exponential Growth in Your Life.” Her telecast will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbus Learning Center auditorium, 4555 Central Ave.

Juju Chang, an Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ Nightline and a reporter for “Good Morning America” and “20/20” will present “The Power of Your Story” at 7 p.m. March 29, also at the center auditorium.

Both events are free to the public and Ivy Tech students, staff and faculty. Those who attend may submit questions via Twitter or Facebook that may be answered by the speakers at the end of their programs.