Scott County Economic Update to Be Held September 22 in Scottsburg

Screen Shot 2016-08-17 at 5.39.58 PMThe Scott County Economic Development Corporation and Scott County Chamber of Commerce invite you to an economic update on Scott County and the region, presented by the Indiana Southeast School of Business. Dr. Uric Dufrene, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Sanders Chair in Business, will discuss recent economic data and forecasts for Scott County and how national trends are affecting the region. 

There is no charge to attend. Please reserve your seat by Sept. 19. 

Scott County Economic Update

Thursday, Sept. 22
7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. Presentation and Q&A

Mid-America Science Park
821 S. Lake Road South
Scottsburg, IN 47170


Get Inspired to Finish Your Degree at the College Comebacker Fair

The following is a press release from the Scott County Community Foundation:

Life happens. Sometimes obstacles prevent us or people we know from finishing our educational goals. If you or someone you know has started college but had to hit the pause button, you are invited to a College Comebacker Fair at the Mid-America Science Park. The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Mid-America Science Park, from 9 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.

Woman standing out from a graduation group smiling

The College Comebacker Fair will take place in Scottsburg on Feb. 23.

Representatives will be on hand from Ivy Tech Community CollegeIndiana University SoutheastScott County Community FoundationScott County Partnership and WorkOne to share resources on how you can get back on track to finish your degree or certification. Meet with other adults and be inspired to go back to school. Refreshments will be served.

View the event flyer here. The Mid-America Science Park is located at 821 S. Lake Road South in Scottsburg.

The College Comebacker Fair is a result of the Education Matters Southern Indiana initiative. Through this collaboration, the Scott County Community Foundation has partnered with the community foundations in Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Washington counties to increase the number of adults who have a degree or certification.

Another College Comebacker Fair will be held Thursday, Feb. 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College’s Ogle Hall, Horseshoe Community Room, in Sellersburg, for those who cannot attend the Scott County fair.

More information on resources can be found at, through email at, or by calling 812-625-7501.

Indiana University Southeast to Hold Open House in Scottsburg on Oct. 27

The City of Scottsburg and Mid-America Science Park have partnered with Indiana University Southeast to bring college courses to Scott County. Students in Scottsburg and surrounding areas like Seymour, Madison and Salem now have an opportunity to take classes closer to home to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from a four-year, public university.

Indiana University Southeast will hold an Open House at the Mid-America Science Park on Oct. 27.

Indiana University Southeast will hold an Open House at the Mid-America Science Park on Oct. 27.

IU Southeast will hold an Open House at the Mid-America Science Park on Tuesday, October 27, at 7 p.m. Prospective students are invited for a campus presentation and to speak with IU Southeast representatives about:

  • Academic Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Services
  • Campus Life

Reservations are welcome, but not required. You may RSVP online here, or by phone at (812) 941-2212 or 1-800-852-8835.