Ivy Tech Day Planned for April 23


Evansville, Ind. — For 24 hours, Ivy Tech alumni, faculty, staff, donors, and community members will have an opportunity to break down barriers to higher education while celebrating Ivy Tech’s 2ndAnnual Ivy Tech Day, Tuesday, April 23. Donations may be made on April 23 at Ivytech.edu/giveday.

“This is a day dedicated to raising awareness and funds for Ivy Tech and we want to activate our alumni, our staff and faculty, and the community to share the important work happening at Indiana’s largest postsecondary institution and engine of workforce development,” said Chancellor Daniela Vidal.

Funds raised on Ivy Tech Day will support the areas of greatest need at Ivy Tech Evansville and Tell City, such as emergency aid for students. “By rallying community support, we aim to empower our students to overcome financial obstacles and pursue their educational goals with confidence,” Vidal added.

Go Green
As part of Ivy Tech Day celebrations, the Evansville campus is hosting a range of engaging activities and initiatives on campus in Evansville and Tell City for students, faculty and staff, kicking off with breakfasts in Evansville and Tell City featuring mayoral proclamations. The community is invited to join Ivy Tech Evansville and “Go Green” to honor Ivy Tech’s impact. Businesses and organizations are asked to illuminate their spaces in green lights and help to encourage donations, and in Evansville the Old Courthouse and main street will feature a familiar green glow.

Chancellor Challenge

Everyone can participate in the Chancellor Challenge, by posting a picture on social media wearing green or with an Ivy Tech logo in the picture and tagging it with #growivygrow #chancellorchallenge #ivytechevansville or #ivytechtellcity. Prizes will be awarded.

Azzip GiveBack

Azzip Pizza at all Indiana locations has also partnered with Ivy Tech to do a Giveback Day, providing 20% of sales to Ivy Tech. Check Ivy Tech Evansville Facebook for the barcode to use – or if ordering online, use GiveBack04.

Ivy Tech contributes nearly $4 billion annually to Indiana’s economy, including a net impact of $3.6 billion from alumni working across the state. More than 40,000 degrees, certificates and certifications are awarded annually, and 93 percent of graduates stay in Indiana to pursue their careers. More than 40 percent of Ivy Tech students are the first in their families to attend college, and 25 percent are students of color.

The inaugural Ivy Tech Day in 2023 inspired 2,032 gifts raising more than $243,000.