Indian River State College News

IRSC returning to normalcy as it readies campuses for fall semester

Indian River State College will be returning to pre-pandemic operational capacity beginning with the fall semester that begins Aug. 18.
Jul. 19, 2021|

Grant to enhance services for veterans enrolled at IRSC

Indian River State College has received a $449,966 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to establish the IRSC Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success.
Apr. 30, 2021|

IRSC remembers Roy Lambert, entrepreneur, visionary and friend

Today, the college and the foundation mourn the passing of entrepreneur, philanthropist and friend, Roy Lambert.
Apr. 30, 2021|

Hageloh to head IRSC’s strategic initiatives

Indian River State College has hired technology and education veteran Michael Hageloh as executive vice president of strategic initiatives.
Feb. 23, 2021|

Work begins on IRSC complex that will train students for specialized technical careers

The groundbreaking for Phase 1 of Indian River State College’s newest building — the Advanced Workforce Training Complex — occurred Dec. 4 with educators, employers, students, residents and legislators in attendance.
Feb. 22, 2021|

College offers courses for employees looking to improve skills

A drastically changed workforce environment resulting from the outbreak of COVID-19 has altered employment opportunities for many in the region.
Jul. 8, 2020|

Commerce secretary announces grant for training center during visit to IRSC

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced a $2 million Economic Development Administration grant for the construction of the Treasure Coast Advanced Manufacturing Center during a May 29 visit to Indian River State College.
Jul. 8, 2020|

National Science Foundation grant to fund LASER-TEC expansion

The Center for Laser and Fiber Optic Education, LASER-TEC, headquartered at Indian River State College, has received a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to support its transition into an Advanced Technological Education Resource Center. The expanded center will be better positioned to increase the laser, optics, photonic and fiber optics technical workforce to meet Department of Labor projections.
Jul. 8, 2020|

Ci’s Stork Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Robert “Bob” Stork, founder and CEO of Communications International, was named Entrepreneur of the Year for 2020 by the Indian River State College Foundation. Stork was recognized for the honor on Feb. 26 at a gala dinner at the Richardson Center at IRSC’s Mueller Campus in Vero Beach. Bank of America was the presenting sponsor of this year’s gala.
May. 15, 2020|

IRSC AND PIPER AIRCRAFT PARTNERSHIP TAKES FLIGHT WITH NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Apprenticeship programs help businesses develop highly-skilled employees, which reduces turnover rates, increases productivity and lowers the cost of recruitment. In response to increased demand for high-quality manufacturing employees, and in cooperation with Indian River State College, Piper Aircraft Inc. in Vero Beach has launched an accredited apprenticeship program.
Oct. 14, 2019|