The AWS Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Erskine Green Training Institute to be used for student scholarships, commissions to artists for artwork that will be displayed at the institute’s adjoining Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center, and research and data collection on the impact the training institute has on its graduates. The… Read more »
It would be difficult to think of a better win-win-win. Arc of Indiana’s plan to open a training facility in a Muncie hotel in January that will prepare people with disabilities to work in the hospitality and food-service industries benefits everyone: the Hoosiers who will learn marketable skills, the hotel managers who will gain a… Read more »
An Indianapolis not-for-profit is readying to open a 150-room Courtyard by Marriott in Muncie billed as a first-of-its-kind teaching hotel for people with disabilities. The six-story hotel owned and operated by The Arc of Indiana will house the Erskine Green Training Institute, a facility that will offer nine- to 13-week courses for up to 200… Read more »
The Arc of Indiana Foundation and its Erskine Green Training Institute and Courtyard Muncie teaching hotel was recognized as June’s Hometown Hero by WLBC radio. Learn more about this innovative project that will train people with disabilities from around the state for careers in the hotel, restaurant and healthcare support fields as well as provide… Read more »
Listen in as Michelle Fischer talks with Carl Erskine and Steve Green about the Erskine Green Training Institute, a postsecondary program in Muncie, Indiana that will provide vocational training for a variety of jobs in the hotel, food service, and healthcare environments.
The Arc of Indiana Foundation is pleased to announce that the postsecondary training institute for people with disabilities, under construction in Muncie, Indiana, has been named the Erskine Green Training Institute in honor of Carl Erskine and Steve Green and their families. This one-of-a-kind program will provide vocational training for a variety of jobs in the hotel, food service, and healthcare environments. It is scheduled to open to its first students in January, 2016.
The Arc and IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Foundation Press Release-1 A $3 million commitment from the Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital Foundation has been pledged to create job training and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Specific healthcare focused training will be an option at The Arc’s Training Institute and Teaching Hotel, which… Read more »
Published by The Star Press Written by Keith Roysdon Because of occasional showers outside Tuesday morning, groundbreaking ceremonies for Muncie’s new downtown hotel were moved inside the Horizon Convention Center, adjacent to where the Courtyard by Marriott hotel and a city parking garage will be built over the next year. The convention center location —… Read more »
Published by The Tribune-Star Written by Sue Loughlin Arc of Indiana on Tuesday broke ground on a $29 million institute/teaching hotel in downtown Muncie that is designed train people with disabilities about the hospitality and food service industries. “It’s the first of its kind in the nation,” said Marlene Lu, of Indiana State University’s Blumberg Center; Lu… Read more »
Published by The Star Press Written by Keith Royson Mayor Dennis Tyler is tying a rebuild of South Madison to the quiet zone project, which benefits new downtown hotel Mayor Dennis Tyler is launching a multi-million-dollar project to implement a quiet zone in the core of the city and is tying it into a major… Read more »