Lawrenceburg, In. — Ivy Tech Community College is hosting the Science Extravaganza to introduce community members and prospective students to biology-related programs. The event will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 14 at the Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus, 50 Walnut St.The Science Extravaganza will feature information about Ivy Tech’s transfer programs with Northern Kentucky University, a career panel discussion, and breakout sessions. Light refreshments will be served, and attendees are encouraged to arrive early to check in and meet with Ivy Tech and NKU faculty.“Students interested in biology can start their career paths at Ivy Tech, where our experienced faculty will help them build a strong foundation in science and prepare them to continue their education,” said Dr. Shyra Tedesco, Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Life/Physical Science Program Chair. “The Science Extravaganza is the perfect opportunity for anyone in the community, especially students considering a career in science, to learn the many advantages of starting their college education at Ivy Tech and to meet our faculty and industry experts.”Transfer programs with NKU provides students with an opportunity to complete their first two years of college at Ivy Tech to save on tuition and transfer to NKU to study biology or secondary education with a biology concentration. Formally known as Transfer Single Articulation Pathways (TSAP), students transfer into NKU as a junior.The Career Panel Discussion will include a diversified group of panelists from area businesses and organizations with expertise in research science, chiropractic medicine, ecology, genetic counseling, veterinary medicine, lab tech/sales, and high school biology education.Panelists are Dr. Shyra Tedesco of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Ivy Tech faculty; Scott Rahschulte of Batesville Chiropractic and Natural Health and Ivy Tech faculty; Rob Chapman of Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge and Ivy Tech faculty; Elizabeth Owens-Thomas of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and University of Cincinnati; Madison Schleibaum of Dearborn County PAWS; Chandra Moon of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Bio-Rad Laboratories; and Val Caudill and Colleen Perfect of Lawrenceburg High School.Breakout sessions will include an optional campus tour and the opportunity to visit with panelists and NKU representatives.