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School of polytechnic

Your focus is our focus—technology and engineering.

Hands-on labs. Real-world problems. State-of-the-art labs. It’s how you develop the technical knowledge you need to succeed, and it’s exactly how we teach at the School of Polytechnic. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to enter the competitive workforce and make your mark.

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Making strides toward a smarter future.


Centered on tech and driven by innovation, the School of Polytechnic is all about giving students the opportunities they need to make real things happen—for themselves and the world. Tinkerers, programmers, and developers alike immerse themselves in our labs and hands-on learning environments to get the experience they need and want.

Industrial Advisory Committees

Working together for a better region.

  • Wendy Barrott, M.S., City of Fort Wayne
  • Todd R. Bauer, PE, RLS, Foresight Consulting LLC
  • Martyn Blundall, Blundall Associates
  • Dallas Day, Fox Contractors Corp.
  • Mike Evertson, Earth Construction
  • Dave Fogg, Brooks Construction 
  • Rich Gardner, Indiana Redimix Concrete Association 
  • Alan Grinsfelder, AIA, Grinsfelder Associates Architects Inc.
  • Kurt Heidenreich, Engineering Resources Inc.
  • Mark Hellinger, CME Corporation
  • Maurine Holle, Home Builders Association 
  • Mike Kinder, K&H Construction Inc.
  • Bruce Molter, Hagerman 
  • Jonathon Moss, Moss Construction
  • Josh Naragan, Indiana Concrete Masonry Association 
  • Jerry Nix, AIA, Morrison Kattman Menze
  • Jim Orr, Fox Contractors Corp.
  • Steve Park, Basic Elements Design LLC 
  • John Police, Concept One Designs LLC
  • Grant Runyon
  • Mark Schenkel, Schenkel and Sons

  • Steven Bonner, Depuy Inc.
  • Carl-Philip Dorissant, Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products
  • Michael Howley, DePuy Inc.
  • Thomas Johnson, Powertrain Toyota
  • Greg Kiproff, Zimmer Inc.
  • Matt Kramer, Therma Tru Doors
  • Carlos Lugo, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics
  • Sonny Marsh, Tippmann Sports (retired)

  • Jonathan Hall, Regal Beloit
  • Larry Kay, Fort Wayne Metals 
  • Robert Morris, General Motors
  • William Muhammad, Depuy Inc.
  • Morton Schaffer, Nucor Fasteners
  • Matthew Scott, Zimmer Inc.

•    Roger Becerra, Regal-Beloit America
•    Matt Bishop, Parkview Health System
•    James Blake, Caliente
•    Kyle Blevins, Touch Electronics
•    Eric Bransteter, iAspire
•    Douglas Conner, PFW
•    Mohamad Dahouk, Regal-Beloit America
•    Paul DeMond, Ultra Electronics - Undersea Sensor Systems, Inc.
•    Jaason Detmers, General Motors
•    Edward DeWitt, Franklin Electric
•    Matthew Gevers, AccuTemp Products, Inc. 
•    Thomas Groves, Lutheran Health Network
•    Eric Kinzie, Harris
•    Rod Klinger, BAE Systems, Inc.
•    Kevin Mickley, General Motors
•    Jonathan Ormiston, Harris
•    Gavin Replogle, American Electric Power
•    Chris Snyder, Aerotek
•    Al Taylor, American Electric Power
•    Thomas Terwiel, Raytheon
•    David Miller, Wmi Controls & Automation Group Leader
•    Aaron Highley, Oji Intertech, Inc
•    Mark Rager, ZUNO
•    Eric Kanalas, Zimmer Biomet
•    Neil Draper, Jay Count REMC
•    Josh Wood, Steel Dynamics, Inc.
•    Scott Forsythe, Raytheon
•    Elias Zakour, Blue Yonder
•    Jimmy LaMaster, Vera Bradley
•    Kerry Roberts, Allied Automation
•    Mike Inman, Shambaugh
•    Hason Paxson, Shambaugh
•    Shane Pickett, Nidec Drive Systems (or, Kinetek Advance AC Solutions)
•    Alex Vasco, Nidec Drive Systems (or, Kinetek Advance AC Solutions)
•    Manny Garcia, Sortera Alloys

  • Donald Chase, Southwest Allen County Schools
  • Brian Collentine, Physicians Heath Plan of Northern Indiana
  • Mitch Davidson, Purdue Ft. Wayne
  • Jaason Detmers, General Motors Ft. Wayne Plant
  • Ron Double, Parkview Health
  • JP Eagleson, Sweetwater
  • Bob Francis, Steel Dynamics
  • Steve Gilliom, PHD, Inc.
  • Lennie Glick, Lincoln Financial Graoup
  • Joseph Gray, NE Indiana VA Hospitals
  • Darrell Keeling, Parkview Health
  • Rodney Lemish, Auburn Gear
  • Keith Madsen, East Allen County Schools
  • Paul Masek, Ruoff Mortgage
  • Chris Mengerink, DWD Tech Group
  • John Mergy, Do It Best, Corp.
  • Tonya Ream, Nucor
  • Seth Slater, Northwest Allen County Schools
  • Nate Whetstone, Sweetwater

Assessment and Accreditation

Education backed by experts.


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Contact the School of Polytechnic at [email protected].