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Ball State Foundation Wins International CASE Award

Contributed by: Peggy S. Hensley
Published: Friday, 24 June 2016 10:30 AM

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Ball State University Foundation a bronze award winner of its 2016 Circle of Excellence awards program.

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INDIANA ACADEMY SEEKING HOST FAMILIES – Yeqi, Amy, Jeff and Kerwin - BSU campus AY 2016-2017

Contributed by: Brandy Reichle
Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016 8:30 AM
Hello Ball State family!

The Indiana Academy high school, on BSU's campus, is seeking four loving host families for the upcoming school year.  Please consider joining this wonderful program today.

Host families come in all shapes and sizes: Academy/Burris/Central/St. Mary's families (etc), younger children, older children, college-age or adult children, no children, empty-nesters, singles, etc. Anyone interested in becoming a host family is encouraged to apply.

Don't miss out on this opportunity! Together, we are changing to world and connecting with wonderful children from around the globe. We'd love to have you as part of this exciting program. Join us!

The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, & Humanities
Ball State University, Wagoner Hall
Phone: (765) 285-8130
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Paint the Park Day to Bring Color to McCulloch Park

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2016 9:30 AM
Whitely Community Council, the Muncie Parks Department, and Muncie Delaware Clean and Beautiful invite you to paint the town pastel Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. till at least 3 p.m., during Paint the Park Day at McCulloch Park. Learn more.

Changes in University Travel Policy - Effective 7/1/16

Contributed by: Zachariah Mickler
Published: Tuesday, 14 June 2016 4:30 PM
The following are changes to the University's Travel Policy; the changes are effective for travel occurring on or after 7/1/16:

1. The reimbursable mileage rate will be $0.415 for every business mile driven. This affects both University travelers and travel for outside entities (processed through SciQuest). There will also no longer be a tiered mileage structure.

2. For those travelers eligible to receive a travel advance, a new form must be completed and approved prior to the issuance of an advance. The new form replaces the existing 'Request for Cash Advance' form.
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Salary Increase Letters Will Be Sent Electronically

Contributed by: Marta Stephens
Published: Wednesday, 08 June 2016 11:00 AM
The 2016-17 salary increase letters will be sent electronically in July.
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Save the Date for the EAC Craft Show

Contributed by: Terri Manring
Published: Monday, 16 May 2016 3:00 PM
Ball State University Employee Activity Committee has set the date for the Annual Craft Show for Saturday October 15, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Muncie Northside Middle School. Learn more.

University Summer Hours

Contributed by: Marta Stephens
Published: Friday, 06 May 2016 1:00 PM
University summer hours begin Monday, May 9, 2016. Learn more.

2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows (Updates)

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016 4:00 PM
2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows (Updates)
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce four fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year. In keeping with the experimental nature of VBC, this year’s fellows will work in two yearlong partnerships, creating their interdisciplinary products over two semesters of investigation.

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Quick Reference BSU Employee Guide Available Online

Contributed by: Marta Stephens
Published: Wednesday, 06 April 2016 8:00 AM
The Ball State Employee Guide is the latest information tool available from University Human Resource Services. Learn more.

2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 24 March 2016 5:00 PM

Summer 2016 & Fall 2016: Water Quality Indiana
Adam J. Kuban (Journalism)
Lee J. Florea (Geological Sciences)

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017: Book Arts Collaborative
Sarojini Johnson (School of Art)
Rai Peterson (Department of English)
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