October 20, 2011 by Orr Fellowship

Last night I was at this awesome event to support Melina Kennedy, Indianapolis Mayoral Democratic Candidate.  She is running against incumbent Republican Mayor Greg Ballard.  Go vote November 8th.  At the campaign, held at The Bunker (houses DyKnow, RICS software, and OneBridge), I had the pleasure to meet Melina and …

October 19, 2011 by Orr Fellowship

Success is measured differently by each person.  The school you attended, the company for which you work, the balance in your bank account, among other criteria, are all yardsticks by which people measure personal success. I was recently handed an article by my CEO, asked to read it and share …

October 17, 2011 by Orr Fellowship

Who will create the next great idea in education? Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global learning company, hosted the Global Education Challenge to solve this problem. HMH is seeking groundbreaking ideas to dramatically improve student achievement. The challenge, launched earlier this year, drew submissions from 23 countries and 37 states throughout …

October 1, 2011 by Orr Fellowship

This week, the current Orr Fellows had a wonderful opportunity to meet, greet, and mingle with the Indianapolis Teach for America Corps members. Jim Jay, one of the Fellowship’s Board members, worked with Pat O’Donnell, the TFA Indianapolis Executive Director, to bring the two groups together since we have a …