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Indiana's Motorsports Initiative is topic for Sycamore Showcase at Noon

August 14, 2006

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Race to Indiana State University to learn more about the Indiana Motorsports Initiative at ISU's upcoming Sycamore Showcase at Noon on Thursday, Aug. 24 in Dede III, Hulman Memorial Student Union.

Through presentations that begin at noon, attendees will receive an international perspective on the current state of the motorsports industry and its potential for growth in addition to learning about the Indiana Development Corporation's motorsports development program and its impact on the Hoosier economy. ISU's motorsports minor and how it is preparing students to meet the demands of the industry will be discussed.

Presenters include Guy Faulkner, chair of the International Motorsport Education Forum and visiting fellow with the ISU College of Business; Tad Foster, dean of ISU's College of Technology and Matt Steward, director of motorsports development, Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch or purchase a box lunch for $7.50. Box lunches must be reserved in advance by calling Marni Loyd at 237-2335.

Sycamore Showcase at Noon is a regular free event for the Wabash Valley community and the ISU community and is designed to foster collaboration between the two entities.

For more information, contact Indiana State's Center for Public Service and Community Engagement at (812) 237-2334.


Contact: Nancy Rogers, Center for Public Service and Community Engagement, (812) 237-2335 or

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or