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Facing Teen Dating Violence: Tell Your Story

Contributed by: Jennifer Grouling Snider
Published: Friday, 24 March 2017 2:00 PM
Did you experience dating violence as a teen, particularly in high school? You are not alone. 1 in 3 teens do. Do you now want to share your story to promote awareness and empathy about this topic? The Facing Project brings you Facing Teen Dating Violence. Learn more.

Forb's 30 under 30: Media, alumni Ford coming to campus Monday, March 27

Contributed by: Juliann Kasza
Published: Friday, 24 March 2017 9:00 AM
Forb's 30 under 30 list is hard to get into than Stanford and Harvard. Join Excellence in Leadership and Ball State alumni Ashley Ford as she discusses tips to creating connections in college she used to shape her success in the professional world.

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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.

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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Youth Summer Design Forum

Contributed by: Angel Tuttle
Published: Thursday, 16 March 2017 4:30 PM

Once again, the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will be offering a ten day summer workshop for high school students interested in pursuing interior design at college level. Participation in this workshop will assist students to make their final decision before committing to four years of rigorous studying in this field. It will further helps to have a smooth transition to college and experience campus life.

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24 Hours of Service Event - Looking for Volunteers

Contributed by: Jim Hague
Published: Thursday, 16 March 2017 3:00 PM
The Student Action Team (SAT) is excited to announce this year’s 24 Hours of Service Event, scheduled for Friday, April 7th at 5pm through Saturday, April 8th at 5pm. We are looking for volunteers to make this year’s event a GREAT SUCCESS! See the attached flyer for more information.

This year, SAT has partnered with over 20 organizations and agencies that will provide service projects to students and other volunteers over the 24 hour period of time. Volunteers are NOT expected to volunteer for 24 hours, but rather 2 or 4 hour time frames. Please consider volunteering by completing the Service-Volunteer Sign-Up Form:

Service-Volunteer Sign-Up Form:
Each student, faculty, or staff member interested in volunteering during 24 Hours of Service should complete this form. Please be sure to specify the time(s) you are available to volunteers and your preferences on the type of service. If you are part of a student organization or group, please make sure to note that on the form so we assign you to the same service location. Sign-Up Link CLICK HERE: https://bsu.collegiatelink.net/form/start/96446 The deadline to sign-up is April 1st.

• Need Transportation? SAT will be providing limited transportation to students who need a ride to and from their assigned service site.

• Service Hours? SAT will provide documentation, if requested, of students’ participation at 24 Hours of Service for class or organization requirements.
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"BrowZine for Scholars" Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 8:00 AM
BrowZine for Scholars

BrowZine is a popular service that allows current Ball State University students and employees to browse, discover, read, and optimize thousands of the University Libraries' scholarly journals. Built to complement your searching needs, BrowZine does not replace the need for library databases; use this new service in tandem with the University Libraries' existing electronic resources to discover similar titles to the ones you are familiar with and broaden your knowledge of related scholarly literature.
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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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IEEE Xplore Digital Library Workshops

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 7:30 AM
IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Ball State University Libraries recently acquired the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. This database contains almost one-third of the world's current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science, as well as conference proceedings and IEEE standards. This workshop will demonstrate how to access and navigate the IEEE Xplore Digital Library's interface and efficiently retrieve relevant sources from its immense collection.
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The Talk Show

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2017 3:00 PM
The Talk Show
March 16th (Thursday) at 7pm//Robert Bell Building, Rm 125
April 21st (Friday) at 11am//Bracken Library, Rm 104

This outreach program aims to facilitate discussion and understanding of cultural rape myths that exist on the BSU campus. Our trained and knowledgeable presenters enact various roles of a Talk Show, and clarify rape myths, as well as rape-supportive attitudes, held by all gender identities. At the end, presenters step out of their roles and share insights about their experiences in those roles.

Please email alboester@bsu.edu to register yourself (or your group) for an event.

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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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Reminder about "In Their Own Words" Workshops

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 27 February 2017 9:00 AM
In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources about Literary Lives

Authors, poets, and playwrights are known for their writing, but not all of them leave behind a handy autobiography or memoir. However, you can still read their own reflections on their lives and times. Come to this workshop to find out how you can find published collections of journals, diaries, and letters, and collections of manuscripts and other personal papers at Ball State University Libraries and elsewhere.
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"In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources about Literary Lives" - Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 8:00 AM
In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources about Literary Lives

Authors, poets, and playwrights are known for their writing, but not all of them leave behind a handy autobiography or memoir. However, you can still read their own reflections on their lives and times. Come to this workshop to find out how you can find published collections of journals, diaries, and letters, and collections of manuscripts and other personal papers at Ball State University Libraries and elsewhere.
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2017 Conference on ASD at Ball State-Call for Papers and Registration Information

Contributed by: Evette Simmons-Reed
Published: Wednesday, 15 February 2017 7:30 PM
Postsecondary Options and Supports for Transitioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The purpose of this conference is to showcase best practices that allow students with autism to access, persist in, and graduate college and succeed in finding and maintaining meaningful, competitive employment. This conference is important due to the increase in students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders who are reaching transition age.
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"Future Teacher Toolbox" Workshop Series from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 8:30 AM
Build your teaching toolbox with information from Ball State University Libraries! Our Future Teacher Toolbox workshops are held the third Wednesday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Learn more.

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