Indiana Wesleyan University’s Cleveland (Independence) Education Center was recently recognized by the Cuyahoga Valley Chamber of Commerce with their 2010 Education Outreach award. The award recognizes and affirms the educational impact that IWU has in the Cleveland area.
Dr. Edgar Elliston, IWU Regional Dean for Northern Ohio, said, “We are pleased and honored to receive this award. The recognition certainly comes in response to a team effort. Virtually all of our staff and several faculty members participate in events that benefit local schools as well as our own educational programs.”
Elliston has served as Regional Dean in Northern Ohio since 2008.
In addition to Dr. Elliston, other staff and faculty members from the Cleveland Education Center were on hand to receive the award, including Vaso Suhodolsky, Amber Wood, David Dial, Kevin Jones, Liz Wright and Jim Varrone.
The Cuyahoga Valley Chamber of Commerce represents six communities in the Cuyahoga Valley region. Their membership includes a diverse cross-section of entrepreneurs, small business, large corporations, manufacturing, villages, cites, education, retail, banking, hospitality services and many more.
Indiana Wesleyan University enrolls almost 3,300 students in traditional programs on the residential campus in Marion, Indiana, with another 12,500 adult learners attending classes at education centers throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio and online.
The Cleveland (Independence) Education Center was established in 2002.
Indiana Wesleyan University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree options for adult students in the Cleveland area, including programs in accounting, business, education, management, nursing and technology, as well as serving online students in the area.
IWU also has an education center in Mayfield Heights and learning sites in Akron, Canton, Lorain, Alliance and Norwalk. Additional Ohio education centers are located in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton.