Entries by Ashli Smith

Registrations for Entrepreneur Showcase Week Now Open

MUNCIE, IN—Entrepreneurs play a major role in impacting nearly every component of the economy – as the biggest source of jobs and income for employees in the nation, by investing in community projects and financially supporting charitable causes. They are the drivers of new job creation, innovative products, and services and lead the way for […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Melissa DeWitt

Melissa DeWitt is the HEAD OF SCHOOL for The Virtual Preparatory Academy of Indiana at Madison-Grant. Mrs. DeWitt is entering her 20th year in education. Her roles have included principal, Academic Director, data coach, and teacher. She is most proud of her work to launch Indiana’s first full-time online school, giving students and families another […]

Entrepreneur Showcase Week powered by Innovation Connector

As the Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc. continues to lead the charge of “Celebrating Entrepreneurs in 2022,” our monthly Muncie Journal articles have highlighted several local entrepreneurs, their journeys, and what being an entrepreneur is all about. We have received many positive comments from Muncie Journal readers about how the articles have been insightful in their […]

Celebrating Entrepreneurs Through Showcase Week

MUNCIE, IN—As the Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc. continues to lead the charge of “Celebrating Entrepreneurs in 2022,” our monthly Muncie Journal articles have highlighted several local entrepreneurs, their journeys, and what being an entrepreneur is all about. We have received many positive comments from Muncie Journal readers about how the articles have been insightful in […]

New Fall Coding Connector Schedule

Coding Connector is back with a new schedule for Fall 2022. The new fall schedule has classes available for grade school children Kindergarten through 8th grade with activities sure to spark their interest including Minecraft, robotics, Roblox, LEGOs and more!  Coding Connector combines a state-of-the-art facility with fiber based internet access, computer resources, an active […]

July Summer Classes Recap

As July comes to a close, the Innovation Connector wrapped up its summer camps with the Lego Tech Camp and the Tech-Spark Weekend. Lego Tech Camp   The Lego Tech Camp, led by the Coding Connector, challenged the middle school students with various STEM activities designed around space missions. They worked in groups of 3-4 […]

Two Entrepreneurs – Different Paths

By Ted A. Baker, CEO/Executive Director, Muncie, Innovation Connector, Inc.— MUNCIE, IN—The Innovation Connector’s vision states, “Our passion is to see that each person who has a dream to start or grow a business has every resource to be successful, and the economy of East Central Indiana flourishes.” This vision is being fulfilled every day […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Karen Lloyd

Karen Lloyd is a business advisor at the East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which is proudly hosted by Ball State University. In her position, Karen engages with small business owners through no-cost, one-on-one support and community workshops that facilitate connections to people, tools, and resources that help clients start, grow, finance, innovate, […]

Mastering the Basics of Excel

If you are interested in an introductory Excel course, or if you simply need to refresh your memory on the software program, this is the training for you! Master the basics of Excel in this 2-day, 3-hour live workshop powered by Innovation Connector Inc. When: Tuesday, August 30th 1:00-2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1st 1-2:30 p.m. […]

The Headshot Marathon

Join Foto Therapy for the Headshot Marathon, happening at the Innovation Connector this Friday. When: Friday, July 15th from 9 am – 5 pm Cost: $50 per person for a 15-minute session Details: Arrive with your hair and makeup done Reserve your timeslot HERE.