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Schools

  • Marching bands
    Northrop, East Noble, Bishop Dwenger, Concordia, Adams Central and Heritage took home honors Saturday following a high school marching band contest at DeKalb High School.
  • Northcrest students get vision tests
    Nearly 200 first-, third- and fifth-graders at Northcrest Elementary got their eyes checked with the flash of a laser wand Wednesday.
  • Enrollments rising at private colleges
    With an aggressive and new array of offerings and programs, local private universities and colleges are boosting enrollments this year, while public schools are in a slump.
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By the numbers
Indiana Tech’s new academic center will be north of the Wilfred Uytengsu Sr. Center on the Fort Wayne campus. $15.7 million
Cost of the new building, which will include classrooms, labs, office space, leadership center, art gallery, library, auditorium and theater 63,000
Square feet of space August 2014
Estimated date of completion 2,000
Estimated enrollment this school year at Fort Wayne campus
Source: Indiana Tech

Indiana Tech academic center shovel-ready

Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Indiana Tech broke ground Friday for its new academic center, with construction to begin Monday. City officials joined students and faculty to turn the first clumps of earth, from left, Amanda Northrup, Ravi Talwar, Eleanor Talwar, Diane Humphrey, Doty Latuszek, Fort Wayne Deputy Mayor Mark Becker, Janet Chrzan and university President Dr. Arthur Snyder.

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