Press release from Ivy Tech Community College:
Ivy Tech Dedicates New Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center in Fort Wayne
Ivy Tech Community College today dedicated The Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center during a formal ceremony on the college’s Fort Wayne Campus off of St. Joe Rd. in Fort Wayne.
Several local and legislative dignitaries and a technology student spoke, as well as Ivy Tech’s president and the regional interim chancellor. During the ceremony, the college honored Keith E. Busse, President and CEO of Steel Dynamics, Inc., the primary donor and for whom the building was named.
Interim Chancellor, Russell D. Baker, Ed.D., stated, “This new building marks transformative change for Ivy Tech Community College. Not only is it the first named building on the college’s campus, but this state-of-the-art facility and equipment will allow us to better train and serve our student and provide a better-trained workforce forÂ our area manufacturing businesses.”
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 130,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.