Ivy Tech Community College awards Joseph E. Rood, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College, Southwest students Dominic Martin and Robin Mallory have been awarded the annual Joseph E. Rood, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship, in honor of the late Joseph E. Rood, Jr., is awarded to students enrolled in the Paramedic Science program at Ivy Tech.  Each recipient received scholarship support for their spring tuition.

A Navy veteran, Rood worked at Deaconess Hospital for over 28 years, serving as an EMS Coordinator and Clinical Quality Improvement Analyst.  He was best known for his pioneering efforts in patient care and paramedic science, and while working at Deaconess he created a unique curriculum for teaching EMTs.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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