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Free HIV Testing

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:00 AM
FREE Confidential HIV Testing Provided by Heartland Community Services Foundation
When: Wednesday, October 17th
Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm (by appointment)
Where: Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education located in Health Center, Rm 201


You must call the OHADE Office at 765-285-3775 to schedule an appointment (when calling, please note our office is closed 12-1 for lunch). No emails regarding appointments will be accepted. Please DO NOT LEAVE A VOICEMAIL, they will not be returned. You will need to provide your full name and phone number. Appointment times fill extremely quickly!

If testing times are filled when you call, we will not be scheduling out for appointments. An additional email will be sent out of the next available testing time.

Due to policy changes in testing, please bring a photo ID and medical insurance.

Please do not eat or drink 15 minutes before your appointment time
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One Great Trip-Three Great Employers

Contributed by: Eilis Wasserman
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 1:00 PM
Explore career and intern opportunities in Fort Wayne during this free trip coordinated by the Ball State University Career Center to three employers within the Fort Wayne down town area: Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., Ash Brokerage, and Cyclone Social. This trip will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 (bus will depart from Lucina Hall at 10:00 a.m. and will return by 5:00 p.m.)

On this site visit, you will:
- Learn about internship opportunities.
- Network with professionals.
- Gain an understanding of how various fields make up the organization and how your career interests could fit.
- Gain insight from employees in leadership positions at the organization.
- Receive a tour of the facilities.
- Explore career paths, if you are undecided.

Transportation and a sack lunch are provided free of charge!

To participate in the site visit, sign up in Cardinal Career Link. Once logged in to Cardinal Career Link, navigate through “Events” to “Workshops,” and RSVP to the “Employer Site Visit: Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.”

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Online Masters in CICS

Contributed by: Kayla Coates
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 1:00 PM

The Center for Information and Communication Science invites you to attend an information session on Thursday, October 18th 7:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation, Fishers, IN.

The CICS Masters is an online 11-month program that combines business, technology, and leadership training with a lot of professional development and real-world project opportunities. As a top five IT leadership program, and with a 95% placement rate before graduation, students emerge in the job market more qualified and more prepared to advance their careers in a variety of professional settings


• Starting salaries have averaged $50,000- $85,000

• A career placement rate over 95% since 1986

• Recruiters come to us

• Professionally ready for significant management and leadership roles at graduation

CICS Information Session

October 18, 2018

7:00-8:00 PM

Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation

12175 Visionary Way Fishers, IN 46038

For more information contact us at or call 317-759-6167

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Diversity This Week, October 15-21, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 8:30 AM

Diversity this Week

A message from the Associate Vice President for Diversity.
Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

Make sure your voice is heard. Be sure to respond to the strategic plan draft online or at a public forum.

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

“Pathways to Success: Telling our Stories to Empower Others”
Monday, October 15, 10:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Center, Assembly Hall
The Fall 2018 IABHE Lunch & Learn serves as a space for Black administrators, faculty, staff, and students to professionally network, share stories and provide support.

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 PM, Pruis Hall

Join Sharon Ammen with Ball State student performers for a multi-media event that will explore the life and work of one of vaudeville's most popular stars, May Irwin. Dr. Ammen will explore this era of ragtime and minstrelsy and will introduce audience members to Belle Davis, an African-American contemporary of May, who mimicked her singing style.

October 18, 6:00 PM, Student Center Room 303
Lives Worth Living, the Great Fight for Disability Rights
Film and discussion, Free and open to the public. Watch a preview here.

October 24, 4 PM Student Center Music Lounge
Better Together-Common Ground
Ball State's strength comes from hundreds of individuals working together toward a common goal. Join us for a cup of coffee and a thoughtful conversation with colleagues from all units on campus. Meet someone new, share your story, and learn more about the amazing people who make up our community.

Expand your horizons…

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Look for ways you can make a difference locally. Read more here.

Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story. Learn more by watching this video of Robin DiAngelo

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence is not passive. It is by definition, action taken to benefit others. To “Live Beneficence” is a call to action. Join us.

Beneficence challenge: Use Your Strengths and increase your happiness meter. Try this strategy here.

Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to Please include your name, the person's name and the way in which they embodied the Beneficence Pledge.

…& looking back. 1995
October 16, 1995, over 900,000 African Americans, mostly men, held a rally in Washington, DC. The Million Man March was among the largest gathering of its kind in American history. Learn more here.

Ball State University African American Alumni Oral History led by Michael Doyle, Associate Professor and Director, Public History Program and the Oral History Workshop. Listen to the Oral History of Brian Settles, Ball State University, class of 1966, Brian earned his BA in Aero-Space studies and Spanish.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

Cailín Murray
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Consider using this tool. “4 Tips for Culturally Responsive Programming”, learn more here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
NCFDD Newsletter. Use this newsletter to give you a snapshot of the offerings each month at the NCFDD website. Use this link to learn more.

Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at

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

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The Star Party: Helping Students Find Their True North

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Tuesday, 09 October 2018 5:00 PM
The Star Party is like the CCIM Super Party--but for people who want to learn more about getting involved in all the great things happening in the humanities at Ball State. (English, Philosophy & Religious Studies, History, and Modern Languages & Classics).

Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Stu East Multipurpose Room

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