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Registration open for Academy for Community Leadership

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2019 9:00 AM

Registration is now open for the 2019 Academy for Community Leadership (ACL) in Muncie/Delaware County. On Thursdays, 7:30 – 10 am, September 5 – November 7.

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A Special Opportunity for BSU Departments: Virtual Learning - "Mastering Meetings" Workshop

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 2:00 PM
Thanks to a partnership with Ontario Systems, Shafer Leadership Academy (SLA) is delighted to offer SLA members such as Ball State University with a special opportunity.

On Thursday, August 29th, from 2:30 – 5:00 PM, SLA will be offering the "Mastering Meetings" program, via the internet. Given the special nature of this opportunity, BSU departments are welcome to register as many individuals as interested in this program. There is no limit.

"This is an experiment for Shafer Leadership Academy, so we are providing this as a free opportunity to our members-only," said Mitch Isaacs, Executive Director of Shafer Leadership Academy. "After the program we will be asking for additional feedback to evaluate the possibility of more web-based trainings moving forward."

To learn more about this free program, and register your team, click here.
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Several paid seats are available for two upcoming events at the Shafer Leadership Academy, Aug 20 & 22

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Monday, 12 August 2019 9:30 AM
There are still several paid seats available for each of two upcoming events at the Shafer Leadership Academy:

3 Seats Open - Tue, Aug 20, 11:30 am - 1 pm: How Open, Honest Feedback Can Improve Your Organization (SLA) – MRS Registration Link

5 Seats Open - Thu, Aug 22, 830 am - 12 noon: Inspire a Shared Vision (Workshop) (SLA)MRS Registration Link

Interested full-time BSU employees should discuss attendance with their direct supervisor, and if approved, then register in the Minicourse Registration System using the registration links. Seats will be distributed on a first-enrolled basis. If selected, you will receive a separate email from BSU Learning & Development instructing you how to complete the registration process with Shafer.
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2019 United Way Day of Action

Contributed by: Krista Flynn
Published: Friday, 09 August 2019 10:00 AM

United Way Day of Action Opportunities

The entire Ball State community is encouraged to participate in the United Way of Delaware County’s “Day of Action” on Friday, September 6th. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can select from one-hour, two-hour, and half-day service projects to help make a difference in our community.

Be sure to contact your supervisor in writing (email is okay) to request permission to participate. All Ball State participants who register in advance will receive a special “BSU Shirt 2019” t-shirt to be worn on the 6th. Then grab a friend or colleague, register for a project and time, and join us! All registrations are due by Thursday, August 29th.

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Versatile Graduate Class

Contributed by: Kelly Favory
Published: Friday, 02 August 2019 1:30 PM
Callout to graduate students to consider taking POLS 651 at the Ball State Fishers Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
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Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 2:00 PM
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year!
Read about their upcoming seminars, and contact the Fellows below to apply to be a part of the projects:
  • Fall 2019: Jill Christman, English - "Rape Culture in the Age of #MeToo"
  • Fall 2019: Laura Romano, English - "Makerspaces: Opportunities for Cultural Identity in Post-Industrial Cities"
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