NORTHEAST – Kelli Ford has been named Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast. In this role, Ford will plan marketing activities with schools, offices and special event committees, manage the production of publications and advertising collateral, disseminate news to internal and external audiences and establish and maintain media contacts. Her goal is to contribute value to the Marketing and Communications office and to the larger institution of Ivy Tech. Ford reports to Director of Marketing and Communications Andrew Welch. Previously she was the assistant features editor for The Exponent, Purdue University’s daily student-run newspaper. Ford graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., with a Bachelor of Science in Management from Krannert School of Management (2011).
Pamela Neu has been named Medical Assistant Instructor at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast. In this role, Neu will instruct faculty administrative courses in the Medical Assisting program. Her goal is to show students what a medical assistant is and what a great career it can be during their working years. Neu reports to Patty Ley, program chair of Medical Assisting. Previously Neu was an instructor and department head in Medical Assisting at International Business College. She has an MBA from IIT (2003) and is a certified medical assistant. Neu is also a volunteer at the American Red Cross as an instructor for CPR/First Aid, a member of the AAMA Task Force for Test Construction for the CMA exam, president of Twelfth District Medical Assistants, Inc., immediate past president of the Indiana Society of Medical Assistants and co-chair of the National Conference 2011 of the AAMA.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech serves nearly 200,000 students annually and has campuses throughout Indiana. It functions 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.