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Living Lightly Fair: Sept. 29

Contributed by: Barb Stedman
Published: Friday, 21 September 2018 6:30 AM

The entire Ball State community is invited to the LIVING LIGHTLY FAIR on Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

The FREE event offers practical ideas and inspiration for living more sustainably through speakers, kids' activities, live music, art activities, a green marketplace of 50 vendors, expired medication drop-off, the opportunity to test drive a hybrid car, and many other activities.

Full details are available at livinglightlyfair.org. Download a one-page, printable schedule at tinyurl.com/LL2018-schedule.

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Curriculum Enhancement Grants Available - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 4:00 PM
The Division of Online and Strategic Learning (DOSL) is pleased to offer up to 15 Curriculum Enhancement Grants at $500 each for Fall 2018. An additional 15 grants will be made available for Spring 2019.
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Faculty Learning Community on Adult Learners in the Curriculum - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 3:30 PM
The Division of Online and Strategic Learning is sponsoring a Faculty Learning Community on Adult Learners in the Curriculum beginning fall semester 2018 and concluding spring semester 2019.
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Faculty Learning Community on Inclusive Pedagogy - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 3:30 PM
The Division of Online and Strategic Learning (DOSL) and the Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) are sponsoring a Faculty Learning Community on Inclusive Pedagogy beginning fall semester 2018 and concluding spring semester 2019.
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Diversity This Week Sep. 17-24, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 17 September 2018 9:00 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

Now more than ever we invite you to “Live Beneficence”. Do you want to be part of this effort? Send us your contact information at oid@bsu.edu. Check out the Fall Diversity Programming. There are many ways to get engaged.

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…
Ball State University receives the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campus.

Three Trails Music Series: Flor De Toloache
Thursday, September 20, 7 – 9:30 pm @ Canan Commons
Bring your blankets or chairs to this FREE outdoor concert featuring Latin Grammy winners Flor de Toloache– New York City’s first and only all-women Mariachi group. Their unique sound is an edgy, versatile, and a fresh take on traditional Mexican music, with influences from salsa, gypsy music, Latin jazz, pop, and hip-hop. No tickets required. Ball State is the presenting sponsor of this event.
Shuttles: Leave from Sursa Hall at 6:30 and 6:45 pm. Return from Muncie Music Center parking lot at 9:45 and 10 pm.

“Creating Integrated Employment for Students with Physical Disabilities”
Monday, September 24, 12-1:00 PM Student Center, Forum Room
Greg Fehribach, Distinguished Fellow for the Office of Institutional Diversity and attorney as he presents on developing internships and the upcoming Fehribach Center and initiatives. Larry Markle, Eskenazi and previous Ball State Disability Director will be joining him.

“Live-Beneficence”
Pledge event Tuesday, September 18, 2018, Scramble Light, 1:00-2:30 PM Ball State University's commitment to creating an inclusive culture is reflected in our Beneficence Pledge. Stop by and sign the pledge and pose with the Beneficence wings.

“Pathways to Success: Telling our Stories to Empower Others”
Indiana Association of Black in Higher Education Lunch & Learn Abstract Deadline Friday, September 21, 2018. Submit your 100 word abstract for poster presentation here
Lunch & Learn event, Monday, October 15 I 10:30-2:00 PM I Alumni Center, Assembly Hall
Register Here
Narratives are a powerful tool to encourage, inspire, and propel others to action. 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.

“Facing Project Launch Party”
Thursday, September 20, 6:30 PM The Guardian Brewing Co. 314 E Jackson Street, MADjax Makers Place Join us for a party celebrating the launch of this new local program! Use this link to learn more about the Facing Project, a nonprofit that connects people through stories to strengthen communities
Meet the hosts and participants
Listen to the premiere broadcast
Geek out with other IPR listeners
FREE and open to all. Beverages not provided.

"Better Together -Common Ground”
Tuesday, September 24, 9:00 am Student Center, Music Room
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. RSVP’s appreciated, but not required. Email oid@bsu.edu

Expand your horizons…
September 18-19: Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, a day of atonement marked by fasting and ceremonial repentance.

September 20-21: Ashura, an Islamic holiday commemorating the day Noah left the ark and the day Allah saved Moses from the Egyptians.

Resource… Writing for Change is a flexible teaching resource. Learn more here.

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. Learn more about OID fall programming here.
Beneficence challenge: Are you waiting for happiness? Consider a new outlook. Read more here.

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

…& looking back. 1957
On September 23, Nine students in Little Rock, AR, entered a once-segregated school for the first time. A year later all public high schools were closed to prevent desegregation. Read about The Lost Year.

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 William O' Neal Ball State University, Elementary Education, class of 1961, Masters 1965, PhD 1976.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18
David Largent
Computer Science

Keeping Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Read about four principles for diversity equity and inclusion development here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Use the Publish and Flourish Forum for questions, concerns, and discussions regarding publishing. Use this link to learn more. https://forums.facultydiversity.org/c/publish-and-flourish
Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity
Phone 765-285-5316
Email OID@bsu.edu
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
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2018-19 Faculty Programming - Application and Registation Open

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 12:00 PM
The Division of Online and Strategic Learning is pleased to announce 2018-19 Faculty Programming Experiences available to all Ball State faculty (tenured, tenure-track, contract, and adjunct instructors). Learn more.

Midterm Feedback Service Available

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 8:30 AM
Why wait until after finals to receive student feedback? The Division of Online and Strategic Learning can assist in gathering student feedback at midterm allowing you to make adjustments prior to the end of the semester.
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Allègre Lunch & Dinner - Fall '18

Contributed by: Megan Shufelt
Published: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:00 AM
Allègre is now serving lunch and dinner for Fall 2018 semester.
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Allègre Reservations OPEN - Fall 2018

Contributed by: Megan Shufelt
Published: Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:30 PM
Allègre reservations are now open for fall semester 2018!

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