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Time Management for the Student Employee

Contributed by: India Potter
Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 4:00 PM

Papers, projects, and work. Oh, my! How does one manage all of these responsibilities and produce quality work for their supervisor? This workshop will go through some best practices on managing your time, both at work and outside of work, in order to best focus on the task in front of you. Whether you are a seasoned student employee or just starting to think about working while in college, you will leave with valuable information to help you make the most of your time on campus.

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Peer Health Educators - Apply Now!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 4:00 PM
Are you interested in health and wellness? Would you like to educate your peers on making healthy choices? Need to prepare more for your future career, but think that you don't have the time?

If so, a position as a Peer Health Educator (PHE) should be in your future. PHEs are involved in planning, staffing, and presenting health promotion events and programs on campus. Students from any department are welcome to participate in the program and gain valuable experience. All that’s required is an interest in promotion health and wellness!

To learn more visit
or if you would like to apply please complete the application at . Applications are due by Wednesday, April 3rd. If you have further questions please contact the health educator, Elizabeth Peeler, at

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Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students (updated link)

Contributed by: Victoria Meldrum
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 1:00 PM
The BSU Women’s Club awards at least three $1,500 scholarships each year to non-traditional students at Ball State. Apply for the 2019-2020 academic year at Deadline is Monday, April 22, 2019.

Ideal scholarship candidates are Ball State students who have returned to school after an absence of at least five years, are working on their first degree, and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Full requirements and preferences are listed at

Note: Applicants must complete the FAFSA by April 19.
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Diversity This Week March 18-24, 2019

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 9:30 AM

Check out the complete issue of Diversity This Week Here

Highlights include:

This Week in Diversity Now…

Please watch for information about the time and location for our beneficence vigil where we will remember those people who were the victims of hatred and violence, including those who were recently killed in the two mosques in New Zealand.

Join a discussion to address biases and learn more about students with disabilities.

Learn more about implicit bias through a workshop sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity

Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias
Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 10 am - TC 411

Find the week-long list of Women’s Week activities here.

…& looking back
The Equal Rights Amendment was passed by the U.S. Senate in 1972, but eventually failed to be ratified. Read more here.

…and more!

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
Twitter @BallStateOID

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Paid Fellowship for Health Profession Majors

Contributed by: Valeri Caldwell
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 12:00 PM
Health professions students:

The Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center is accepting applications for the AHEC Scholars Fellowship. The fellowship is a two-year learning opportunity that will consist of 40 hours/year completing online learning modules and 40 hours/year in community experiences.

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Bridging the Gap: Medical Interpreter Training

Contributed by: Valeri Caldwell
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 11:00 AM
Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training

Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training prepares bilingual individuals to work as medical interpreters.
This 40-hour basic/intermediate training course covers:
-Basic interpreting skills
-Health care information
-Culture in interpreting
-Communication skills for advocacy
-Professional development

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Implicit Bias & Solutions

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 9:00 AM
Would you like to learn more about implicit bias and develop solutions for lessening their impact at the university? Attend the Office of Institutional Diversity's two-part workshop series:

Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 9 am
"Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias"

At this session, we will explore definitions of diversity and inclusive excellence and explore examples of micro-aggressions and implicit biases.

Session 2, Wednesday, April 3 at 1 pm
"Responding to Implicit Bias: Supportive Strategies for Everyday Solutions"

At this session, we will review the sources of implicit biases and develop strategies to respond non-defensively and proactively for positive outcomes.

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
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AAUW Work Smart Online

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 8:30 AM

Now You Can Work Smarter

By this point, you’ve likely heard about Work Smart Online, the American Association of University Women offers a free, one-hour training that helps women negotiate for higher pay and become better communicators. Now, the tool is even easier to use. We’ve improved it so you can navigate directly to the topics that interest you — whether that’s pay gap facts or negotiating tips — rather than being required to move through the course sequentially. Customize the learning experience to meet your needs!


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

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Tucker Student Travel Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 9:45 AM
The Center for Autism Spectrum (CASD), in coordination with BSU’s Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is pleased to offer the Terry and Sandra Tucker Family Autism Research Grant program for undergraduate and graduate student research related to autism spectrum. These grants are made possible through the generosity of Terry and Sandra Tucker and their understanding of the importance of supporting research in the field of autism.

Two separate competitions are held for student research projects and for travel funds to present at academic conferences. The Travel Grant competition's spring deadline is April 1, 2019!
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Early Bird Registration Deadline for Women Working in Technology Conference is coming quickly

Contributed by: Kirsten Smith
Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 4:00 PM
Registration is Open for the 2019 The Women Working in Technology Conference: Continuous Improvement is on Friday, March 22nd and the early bird deadline of February 28th is rapidly approaching. Join other professionals (women and our male allies) from a variety of technology roles and organizations for an engaging day of education, connection and inspiration.

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