MEDIA ADVISORY: Vincennes University Jasper Tour of Opportunity

An aerial view of Vincennes University Jasper.

October 04, 2023

WHAT: Vincennes University Jasper is partnering with Dubois County companies and businesses to provide all Dubois County high school freshmen with a first-hand exploration of career opportunities in Dubois County during the daylong Tour of Opportunity.

Students from Jasper High School, Forest Park High School, Northeast Dubois High School, and Southridge High School will tour companies/businesses during the morning session to learn about career choices in 14 pathways, including robotics, agriculture, automotive technology, early childhood education, business finance, construction, healthcare, and public safety. Students will hear from industry partners, VUJ faculty, and VUJ staff during presentations in the afternoon. Afternoon presentations are from 12:55-1:35 p.m.

WHEN: 12:30 -1:45 p.m. (ET), Wednesday, October 11, 2023

WHERE: Multiple buildings, Vincennes University Jasper, 850 College Avenue, Jasper, IN 47546 

WHO: Dubois County industry partners, Dubois County high school freshmen, Dubois Strong, Patoka Valley Career and Technical Cooperative, and VU Jasper faculty and staff

VU Jasper Assistant Vice President and Dean Christian Blome, VU Jasper Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing Director Jacob Berg, Dubois Strong President Ed Cole, and Patoka Valley Career and Technical Cooperative Jarred Howard are available for media interviews.


Jacob Berg

Director of CTIM

Vincennes University Jasper

Office: 812-482-3177


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