Indiana Tech & Science

'TIS THE SEASON: Ticket to Dream Foundation announces 2017 Grant Recipients and ways to support foster youth during the holidays

06 12 2017

December 06, 2017 - SEATTLE, WA -Ticket to Dream Foundation is always in the spirit of giving and even moreso this month as they have just released the winners of this year’s Dream It’s Possible grants. With 25,000 foster children between the ages of 18-21 aging out of foster care yearly, the goal of Ticket to Dream Foundation’s Dream It’s Possible program is to arm foster youth with support programs that help them graduate high school, enroll in college or vocational training, learn valuable life skills, obtain access to technology, and ensure that they have proper housing ready for their transition to independent living. These resources are made possible by the co-hosted Mattress Firm Charity Golf Classic and through generous supporters and donors.With this goal as the foundation, Ticket to Dream is proud to support the following impactful programs from agencies across the country:Alternative Family Services | CaliforniaAngel Reach | TexasBethany Christian Services | MichiganCASA...

Carter Logistics Extends Lanetix with Robust Driver Retention Program

06 12 2017

"After seeing Lanetix in action for a couple years and the unique ways it can handle data and streamline process automation, we think it’s a great fit to help us build a more effective driver retention program." —Jessica Warnke, VP Business Development, Carter Logistics SAN FRANCISCO December 06, 2017 After two years of success using Lanetix to manage its commercial operations, Carter Logistics has tapped Lanetix to build a more effective driver retention program. The American Trucking Association predicts a shortage of 120,000 drivers by 2020. "After seeing Lanetix in action for a couple years and the unique ways it can handle data and streamline process automation, we think it’s a great fit to help us build a more effective driver retention program, " said Jessica Warnke, VP Business Development at Carter Logistics. “We are pleased to work with Carter Logistics and are consistently impressed with how they accurately anticipate customer requirements,” John Golob, CEO...

Kramer & Leonard joins DPOE family; firm has served Northwestern Indiana since 1983

06 12 2017

Family business in Chesterton joins forces with Des Plaines Office Equipment; DPOE has three Chicago area locations and expands its reach into Indiana We bring additional equipment lines, strong managed network (IT) to the table. ” — Chip Miceli ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILLINOIS, USA, December 5, 2017 -- Des Plaines Office Equipment (www.dpoe.com), the Chicago area’s leading provider of managed print services, managed network services, and related technology, today announced that the Chesterton, IN Kramer & Leonard has joined their family of businesses. Kramer & Leonard represents the third Indiana business to become part of the growing DPOE family. Last year, McShane’s in Munster, IN and Indiana Mailing Systems joined the group. Kramer & Leonard, Inc., is a family-run business that has served Northwest Indiana since 1983. Greg Fox, who serves as President of the Kramer & Leonard, recalls that his father-in-law founded the company, and the firm has grown to 22 employees....

AK Steel Board Members Named Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

05 12 2017

WEST CHESTER, OH--(Marketwired - Dec 5, 2017) - AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it is pleased to announce that two members of the company's Board of Directors, Sheri H. Edison, and Dwayne A. Wilson, were named to Savoy Magazine's 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. The prestigious recognition honors accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition. "We are proud of the expertise, leadership and insight that Sheri and Dwayne bring as members of our Board of Directors, and we congratulate them on this special recognition," said Roger K. Newport, Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel.  Sheri Edison is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Bemis Company, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Journalism from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Northwestern University. Ms. Edison has been a member of the AK Steel Board...

Texas Transportation Executive and Renowned Philanthropist Don R. Daseke to Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award

05 12 2017

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It’s No Lie: Amy Crowe Earns Second Dog Ear Publishing Literary Award for Children’s Book

05 12 2017

A new book for children that offers a life lesson on what happens when a lie gets out of control has earned the Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence. Trussville, AL, December 05, 2017 -- Amy Crowe is very humbled that her second children’s book published by Dog Ear Publishing has earned an award from the company. “Caught in a Cycle” received the Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence.“It’s a great feeling to know that someone read my work and felt it worthy of this award,” she said. “To receive it twice is extremely incredible, and I feel grateful to be chosen.”Crowe’s first children’s book, “Changed by a Catch,” earned the Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence in 2015. The company’s editorial team determines award winners, with the managing editor, editorial services manager and the publisher reviewing the team’s recommendations.She believes “Caught in a Cycle” won the award “because it captivates the younger audience but...

New Book that Helps Women Through Menopausal Journey Wins Literary Award

05 12 2017

Two women have earned a Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence for their book, which helps women deal with the symptoms of menopause. Charlotte, NC, December 05, 2017 -- Dog Ear Publishing has recognized a book that combines dynamic artwork and heartfelt words about the experience of menopause, presenting it with the company’s Award of Literary Excellence. “MENO-Vations, a.k.a. Menopause Motivations: Helping to Color Your Menopause Perspective with Art and Attitude” offers suggestions on how to deal with a range of menopause symptoms, paired with artwork that offers its own commentary on the subject.Author Cynthia King and artist Angela Walker were excited to learn their book had won the literary excellence award. “As Angela likes to say, we were doing the ‘happy dance’,” King said. “‘MENO-Vations’ was a labor of love, and to have it viewed and received positively was a thrill.”Dog Ear Publishing Award of Literary Excellence winners are determined by the...

Park Systems Presents Webinar for Analytical and Electrochemistry Researchers Using Park Atomic Force Microscopes for In-Situ Experiments with SICM and SECM

05 12 2017

The Park NX10 equipped with a SICM head and sample under aqueous solution loaded for topographical characterization with a nanopipette. Park SICM provides the user with flexibility never before offered— a platform that allows both AFM and SICM for nanoscale imaging and provides high resolution images in biological or electrochemical solutions and measures the chemical processes. SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 05, 2017 Park Systems, world leader in atomic force microscopy (AFM) is offering a new webinar on Friday, December 15, 2017 2-3pm EST on the use of Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM) and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy (SECM) with Park Atomic Force Microscopes. In this free webinar, you will get an introduction by the applications staff of Park Systems to the basics of both SICM and SECM and an overview of possible research applications for each technique in analytical chemistry and electrochemistry. Park SICM benefits materials characterization of samples that...

McLaren Announces New Hospital in South Lansing, to Broaden Work with MSU on Research and Health Care Efforts

04 12 2017

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Deborah Deters Named EVP – Chief Human Resources Officer at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

04 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Dec. 04, 2017 -- Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF)  announced today that it has named Deborah Deters as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team and report to President, Bruce Lee. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/ea9f0db7-569d-4d6e-ab09-46eaac63a9a5Deters, who most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at HUB International, LTD, brings more than 20 years of human resources experience to Heartland. While at HUB she was named the organization’s first CHRO and transformed its HR function and improved employee engagement while supporting over 35 acquisitions annually.“We are extremely fortunate to have Deborah lead Heartland’s HR function during this transformative time in our company’s history.  Our commitment to Community Banking depends on our ability to attract...

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