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In the news: CELL and Sports Marketing

Dr. David Dresslar, executive director of UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, penned an opinion column published in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star on the controversial topic of school vouchers. Dresslar was invited to write the piece after being interviewed for a recent story on the topic, which noted that vouchers increasingly are being used […]

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CELL to host statewide ed-reform conference

More than 500 education, business and community leaders will gather next month in Indianapolis for the state’s premier annual conference on education reform, organized by the University of Indianapolis’ Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning with support from the Lilly Foundation. The ninth annual Indiana’s Future conference will take place Nov. 12-13 at the […]

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CELL staffer honored for community work

UIndy staff member and alumna Wendi Middleton was honored recently for her off-duty work supporting incarcerated women and their children. A project coordinator for UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, Middleton was one of three recipients of this year’s “Angel of Grace” awards from the Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery […]

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In the news: Marketing and CELL

Why do Christmas sales pop up earlier each year? Because they make sense for both retailers and shoppers, says Dr. Deidre Pettinga, assistant professor of marketing in UIndy’s School of Business. As she told WISH-TV in an interview earlier this week, the so-called “holiday creep” not only helps stores boost their numbers, it can actually help […]

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CELL announces education/workforce grants

Funds totaling more than $450,000 will support partnerships around the state The Indiana Education Workforce Innovation Network has awarded eight regional partnership grants totaling more than $450,000 in a drive to align high school, college, and career and technical education programs with specific employment opportunities around the state. A joint venture of Indiana’s Education Roundtable […]

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In the news: UIndy and Project-Based Learning

Deb Sachs, director of UIndy’s Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship program, is a key source for a U.S. News & World Report story about Project-Based Learning. PBL, a key concept in the teaching fellowship program, is an inquiry-driven approach to classroom instruction that presents students with complex, real-world challenges and supports them in developing solutions through […]

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CELL endorses four Early College High Schools

With Center Grove, Connersville, East Chicago, Lawrenceburg, seven Indiana high schools now offer innovative prep program Four Indiana high schools have received formal endorsements of their Early College programs, which allow students to earn up to two years of college credit while pursuing high school diplomas. Receiving the three-year endorsements are Center Grove High School […]

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Opinion: CELL director on Common Core

David Dresslar, executive director of UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, was invited to to write an opinion column for the latest Indianapolis Business Journal about Indiana’s debate over Common Core education standards. “Controversy over education policy is normal and healthy for the Indiana General Assembly, but this session’s pointless rancor over Common Core State Standards has only hindered […]

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VIDEO: Education leaders speak at CELL event

What do Gov. Mike Pence and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz have to say about improving education in Indiana? See for yourself in videos just posted by UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning. On Jan. 25, CELL and the Indiana Education Roundtable hosted the inaugural summit of the state’s new Education-Workforce Innovation […]

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Pence, Ritz to speak at CELL event

Gov. Mike Pence and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz are scheduled to speak Friday at the inaugural Indiana Education and Workforce Innovation Summit, co-hosted by the Indiana Education Roundtable and UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning. The 200 attendees at the downtown Hyatt Regency will include civic leaders and policy makers […]

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