IUN launches Economic Development Academy

16 May 2024


Gary-based Indiana University Northwest recently announced the launch of a new regional economic development training program.

The Economic Development Academy is funded by a grant from NIPSCO and the NiSource Charitable Foundation. The seven-week training program starts May 21 and ends July 2. The program will address economic development approaches, using research, case studies and discussions.

“By combining the resources, strength and talent of IU Northwest, NIPSCO and many other partners, we have an unprecedented opportunity to help improve and advance the economic vitality of Northwest Indiana,” said Cynthia Roberts, dean of IU Northwest’s School of Business and Economics, in a press release. “We recognize that when we raise the bar for Northwest Indiana, we lift everyone in our Region, which is why we are especially grateful for the financial support and partnership of NIPSCO and their foundation.”

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