Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest will hold its 50th Anniversary 2013 Commencement Ceremony tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. The event is free and open to the public, no tickets are required. The College will recognize a record number of graduates, over 1,000, up 20% from last year. The College will also award more than 1,300 degrees this year, a 24% increase from last year.
Statewide, Ivy Tech Community College will celebrate the largest graduating class in its history as an estimated 16,700 credentials will be awarded. This year’s credentials represent an increase of 1,200 as compared to last year. Over the last four years, Ivy Tech’s total number of credentials awarded has increased by 67 percent.