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Schools

  • At North Side, industrial gear cranking out job-ready grads
    Take a stroll through Phil Springer’s Hire Technology workshop at North Side High School and you’ll see sandblasters, band saws, lathes and laser engravers. In this place, kids can get their hands dirty, and it’s OK.
  • Construction begins on Concordia arena
    Construction of a multipurpose facility at Concordia Lutheran church and elementary school was 20 years in the making.The new $2 million, 18,150-square-foot arena at 4245 Lake Ave.
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    Oscar Weitzman started working at Fort Wayne General Electric in 1904 when he was 13 years old, earning 7 1/2 cents an hour.
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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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