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Free HIV Testing!!!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 2:00 PM
Confidential HIV Testing Provided by Heartland Community Services Foundation
When: Wednesday, March 29th
Time: 10 am – 2 pm (by appointment)
Where: Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education located in Health Center, Rm 201
CALL NOW for Your Appointment: 765-285-3775 (You will only be asked for your first name to hold the appointment)

*No Food or Drink at Least 15 Minutes Before Your appointment*
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Summer Seminar on Teaching and Learning, 2017 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017 1:00 PM

“Developing Pedagogies to Enhance Excellence and Diversity”
Overview

The Office of Institutional Diversity is pleased to offer a four-part faculty development seminar to support BSU teachers in developing inclusive and excellent pedagogy. The sessions will be May 15, 16, 17, and 19 from 2pm to 4pm, room TBA. We look forward to receiving your application.

Focus: Participants will read about and discuss
• Best practices from pedagogical theory
• The relationship of various diversities and learning excellence
• Privilege, inclusivity, cognitive authority, and vulnerability
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Exciting Opportunity: French Canadian Field Study

Contributed by: Angel Tuttle
Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017 4:00 PM
A French Canadian Field Study will be taking place from May 21 to June 1, 2017. This course introduces students to French Canadian culture and history. Students will learn about the history and culture of Quebec with assignments tailored to each student's particular area of study. Learn more.

“Serendipity as a Career Tool“ with Ball State Alumna Janet Arias-Martinez

Contributed by: Sandi Garcia
Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017 7:30 AM
You are invited to join the Department of History and the Career Center as Ball State alumna Janet Arias-Martinez presents “Serendipity as a Career Tool: Making the Most of Opportunity” at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29th, in TC 120.

Ms. Arias-Martinez will discuss her experience working with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and the non-profit outreach field, as well as the unexpected opportunities that led her down the path to her current career. She will show the career possibilities that exist for humanities degrees & how students might contribute to public service and community organizing.
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Two Potential Online Elective Courses for Summer

Contributed by: Angel Tuttle
Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2017 3:30 PM
The interior design program is offering two online elective courses for the summer semester. Learn more.

Emergence: Personal Foundations of Effective Leadership

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 10:00 AM

Emergence: Personal Foundations of Effective Leadership is Shafer Leadership Academy’s core leadership program. It is an eight-week highly interactive and engaging training opportunity ideal for emerging or experienced leaders seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities. Emergence begins Tuesday, April 4th at the Innovation Connector (1208 White River Blvd). Meals are provided. Emergence is sponsored by Ball State University, Muncie Power Products, Mursix, and Muncie Sanitary District.

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Bystander Intervention Training

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 10:00 AM
STAND UP! BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING

Sexual assaults are happening against women and men in our community; we all share the responsibility to intervene and keep our community safe. Attend Stand Up! Bystander Intervention Training to learn ways in which YOU can safely interfere in any situation where someone else needs help- including sexual, verbal or physical assault. Training's are open to Ball State students.

Dates of Training Sessions

3/17/17, Friday, 2:30-5:00 pm, Student Center Room 310
4/17/17, Monday, 6:30-9:00 pm, Student Center Forum Room

Please sign up for one of the sessions by sending an email to blmcneill@bsu.edu and putting STAND UP! BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING and the DATE OF THE SESSION in the subject line. Your email is your registration. Registration is limited so sign up early. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive a certificate of completion, as well as other resources and materials.

Presented by the Sexual Threat and Oppression Prevention Outreach Team at the Counseling Center, the Office of Victim Services, and The Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education.

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Diversity Research Symposium Networking Sessions and Call for Proposals

Contributed by: Linh Littleford
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 10:00 AM
Register now to attend networking sessions at the 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium (DRS, September 22nd and September 23rd, 2017 at Ball State University) to explore collaborative research and other opportunities. Available networking sessions:
• Community organizers and researchers
• Community organizers and students
• Researchers and students
• Graduate programs and students

Registration for the networking sessions is free. Due to limited seating, registration is required.

You are also invited to submit a proposal to present your diversity-related project at the. Proposals can be submitted between April 1 and June 1, 2017. We are seeking proposals that focus on creating brave spaces for inclusion, equity, and justice. Angela Davis (feminist & writer) will present the keynote address: "Institutional racism in the penal and criminal justice system." At the last DRS hosted by Ball State University, participants represented 81 academic sub-disciplines, 21 institutions & organizations, and 13 states.

For more information, to submit proposals, and/or to register for the networking sessions, visit http://www.diversitysymposium.org

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Bystander Intervention Training

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2017 2:30 PM
STAND UP! BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING

Sexual assaults are happening against women and men in our community; we all share the responsibility to intervene and keep our community safe. Attend Stand Up! Bystander Intervention Training to learn ways in which YOU can safely interfere in any situation where someone else needs help- including sexual, verbal or physical assault. Training's are open to Ball State students.

Dates of Training Sessions

3/17/17, Friday, 2:30-5:00pm, Student Center Room 310
4/17/17, Monday, 6:30-9:00pm, Student Center Forum Room

Please sign up for one of the sessions by sending an email to blmcneill@bsu.edu and putting STAND UP! BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING and the DATE OF THE SESSION in the subject line. Your email is your registration. Registration is limited so sign up early. Upon completion of the training, participants will receive a certificate of completion, as well as other resources and materials.

Presented by the Sexual Threat and Oppression Prevention Outreach Team at the Counseling Center, the Office of Victim Services, and The Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education.

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12th Annual "In Print Festival of First Books" Coming in March!

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 12:00 PM
Mark your calendars for the 12th annual In Print Festival of First Books! A two-day event celebrating authors who published their first books, In Print XII will feature poet Iliana Rocha , fiction writer Sequoia Nagamatsu, and creative nonfiction writer Dan Reaburn. Rocha, Nagamatsu, and Reaburn will read from their work on Wednesday, March 15 at 8 PM in AJ 175. They will be joined by publisher/poet Mary Biddinger for a panel discussion about the publication industry on Thursday, March 16 at 8 PM in AJ 175.

Attendees will also receive a free copy of the 2017 issue of Ball State’s national literary magazine, The Broken Plate.
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Celebrate and workshop creative writing at the Writers' Community!

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Thursday, 16 February 2017 3:00 PM
Calling all creative writers! Real life can be overwhelming and sometimes we need a break. For anyone who enjoys community and creative writing, there is the Ball State Writers' Community. Join us on every Monday at 8:00 PM in RB 295 to share your current work, listen to others share their work, give feedback, and receive feedback. Come to one of our meetings to escape reality for an hour by getting the creative juices flowing with a writing prompt, and sharing ideas with people who are just as passionate about creative writing as you are! Learn more.

Unsure about your direction? Let us help you plot a course.

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017 3:00 PM
The English department and the Ball State Career Center invite you to attend our Stars to Steer By Series. Each month, we feature professionals in a variety of fields to help you plot your course professionally.

These events are geared to undergraduates and graduate students in the humanities and social sciences, but all are welcome.

There will be pizza (thanks to the Career Center) and lots of cool door prizes.

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