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Marian University in the News

The people, programs, and potential of Marian University have been making the headlines in Indianapolis and beyond. Here's a look at the headlines. 

Marian Knights, the College Football Powerhouse You've Never Heard of

The Bleacher Report on December 10, 2014
Excerpt:
Players at Marian are unlike most you’ll find in Division I football. Individual aspirations are replaced with team goals, while players who aren’t getting playing time are more concerned with their team winning than getting on the field.

The Knights are an example of football in its purest form. Off-field investigations and national spotlights are replaced by young men who want nothing more than to play the game they love and bring their school a second national title.

“This season has definitely been one I’ll never forget,” Lake said. “The chemistry and mentality of this team reminds me so much of 2012 because it feels like a family again, and collectively we are a stronger and more mentally tough team than a year ago.”

Triple Amputee Cyclist: "Not Giving Up"
The Indianapolis Star on October 5, 2014
Excerpt:
Moise Brutus, his face a mask of fierce determination, is pedaling his bicycle around the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis. 

He is living a dream--a college athlete, a cyclist on a nationally renowned team at Marian University. 

Small College See Fast Growth
WISH-TV (CBS-Indianapolis)on September 2, 2014
Excerpt: Marian University is one of the fastest growing colleges in the country. 

A Chat with Tour de France Best Young Rider Coryn Rivera
www.bicycling.com in August 2014 
Excerpt:
At just 22, Coryn Rivera has already amassed 58 national championship jerseys in road, track, and cyclocross. 

When she's not working on her marketing and entrepreneurship degree at Marian University in Indianapolis and tearing up the collegiate racing across the country, the California native rides for the United Healthcare professional cycling team. 

Need a Job or Career Change? "Come Explore Nursing" Event Wednesday Night
WXIN-TV (FOX-Indianapolis) on August 27, 2014
Excerpt:
Registered nurses are Indiana's second most in-demand occupation, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development's "Hoosier Hot Jobs" list. Meanwhile, a lot of Hoosiers want a career change or need a job. 

Marian University is hosting a "Come Explore Nursing" event Wednesday. It's a chance to learn about all the nursing programs the school offers, including the accelerated nursing program, a 16-month program designed for people with a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing major. 

Recent College Grads Offer Advice to Incoming Freshmen
The Indianapolis Star on August 16, 2014
Excerpt: 
The 'freshmen 15.' Living away from home. for an extended period of time. Coming home on your own after a late night party. Roommate dynamics. 

For many people the first years of college are filled with new experiences, many positive, some challenging. We turned to a group of women who have recently graduated from college and asked what they might tell their younger selves or a sister embarking on their college careers today. 

Habitat Home Starts to Take Shape
WXIN-TV (FOX-Indianapolis) on August 8, 2014
Excerpt: 
Volunteers arrived Friday morning to help with FOX59's Habitat for Humanity Build. By 8:45 a.m. the home was already starting to take shape. 

It's Marian University's second year on this project. 

"It's important that we teach our students--and staff and faculty--the importance of service learning projects like this one," said Mark Apple from the University. 

Marian's Lake Nominated for Allstate Good Works Team
The Indianapolis Recorder on July 31, 2014
Excerpt: Tevin Lake, who is an Indiana native, has been named one of the nominees from Marian University. Lake, who is running back for the Knights, has an impressive community service resume. He conducted an Alzheimer's Awareness seminar at IUPUI, runs a Big Brothers Big Sisters program on campus in conjunction with football games and has also created activities for the residents of local homeless shelters.  

Marian University Adds Two Master's Degrees
Inside INdiana Business on July 9, 2014
Excerpt: Marian University has received accreditation for two new master's degrees in education. Starting in the fall semester, the university will offer a master's in educational leadership. those pursuing the master's degree in educational leadership can also earn a concentration in Catholic education distinction.  

ICI Private College Week

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You’re Invited to Come See for Yourself: Indiana Private College Week, July 22-26

INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 – From Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, Indiana’s 31 private, non-profit colleges and universities across the state are opening their doors to students, parents and any others interested in the college selection process.  Those visiting will get to experience firsthand the unique personality of each campus through tours, informational sessions and conversations with students and staff.     

A complete list of participating campuses, as well as event schedules and registration information, is available at www.icindiana.org.  Individually-scheduled tours are offered, as well.  Although Indiana’s private colleges encourage and welcome visitors throughout the year, this concentrated week offers students an opportunity to visit multiple campuses in a short period of time and without missing school.

According to research conducted by TargetX, 90 percent of high-school students interviewed about their college selection said, “I visited campus and it just felt right.”  The campus visit is a highly trusted source of information because a school’s description on paper finally comes to life.  There’s no better way for students to experience the “feel” of a campus than to visit and begin to discover what their best fit for college will be. 

“Students and families discover through visiting that Indiana private colleges are within reach, financially and otherwise,” says Richard L. Ludwick, president & CEO of the Independent Colleges of Indiana. “ICI colleges and universities make millions of scholarship dollars available to students all four years, making top flight higher education a dream come true for tens of thousands of students. We want this week to be a gateway to discovering that dream realized.”  

Visitors between the ages of 16 and 20 touring ICI campuses during Private College Week will have the chance to enter a drawing for one of three Amazon Kindle Fires.  Entry forms and rules will be available at each campus.  

 

Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. (ICI) is a nonprofit association that represents the state’s 31 private nonprofit colleges and universities. ICI member institutions enroll more than 90,000 students (approximately 20 percent of all students statewide) and annually produce 35 percent of all bachelor’s degrees in Indiana. For more information: www.icindiana.org.

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