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Need to Take the GRE, GMAT, CASA or TOEFL?

Contributed by: Kim Cooper
Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 10:00 AM
The Testing Center offers the GRE, CASA, GMAT, TOEFL, and Indiana Core Pedagogy and Content Area Exams right here on campus. Learn more.

Women Working in Technology Conference Registration is Open

Contributed by: Kirsten Smith
Published: Friday, 13 January 2017 3:00 PM
The 9th annual Women Working in Technology Conference is on March 24th, Registration is Open! The 2017 WWiT Conference theme is Design Thinking. Join professionals (women and men) from a variety of technology roles for an engaging day. Early Registration is $40 for non-profits including BSU employees and $20 for students. Included in the fee is light breakfast, breaks and lunch, prize drawings. We will also offer free photo sessions to update your LinkedIn profile or for other professional needs. Learn more.

Become a Peer Victim Advocate

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:00 AM
Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Are you interested in volunteering your time to make a difference in someone’s life? Are you passionate about supporting survivors of violence? If so, consider applying to join the Office of Victim Services Peer Victim Advocate (PVA) training course this spring semester!

Training will be held weekly, on Thursdays, from 3:30-4:45pm. The course will start February 2 and end on April 20 (no March 9 and April 6). The group will meet in the Health Center, Room 206. *This training is on a volunteer basis and not for course credit.*

Students completing this 10 week training will become members of the PVA team and will be educated on providing advocacy and support to survivors of crime. Additionally, students will learn how to facilitate educational programs related to issues involving relationship violence, sexual violence, stalking, healthy relationships and related topics. If you are good at listening, desire to help connect your peers to resources, want to inform them of their options, and are encouraging and empowering, please consider applying. *This will be the only day of the week/time of day this training is offered this semester. If it does not coordinate with your academic or work schedule, we would invite you to consider applying in the Fall 2017 semester.*

It is imperative that all applicants review the training expectations and requirements by visiting the OVS website:

After considering the role, responsibilities, and time commitment, if you are interested, please apply at

Applications need to be submitted by 11:59pm Sunday, January 22. Late applications will not be considered. Space is limited, please apply early. This opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Honors College Launches New Lecture Series

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Tuesday, 10 January 2017 5:00 PM

New once-monthly lecture series welcomes students and faculty to come together and explore a current topic of interest to the Honors College community. The first lecture of the series will be on Monday, January 30, at 4PM in AJ 175. All persons within the Ball State University community are welcome to attend and participate as Beth Dalton, Assistant Professor of English and valued Honors instructor, reads and discusses brief selections from her new short story collection, Women Traveling Alone. Prof. Dalton is a recent graduate of the Spalding University MFA program. She will also discuss her path toward obtaining a master of fine arts degree in creative writing. Students interested in pursuing an MFA are especially encouraged to attend.

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