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REMINDER: Women of Achievement nominations due Nov. 21

Contributed by: Melissa Kraman
Published: Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:00 AM
Ball State University is seeking nominations for the 2018-2019 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards. Nominations must be postmarked by November 21st. Learn more.

Diversity This Week, Nov 12-18, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 12 November 2018 8:30 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”. We know as a community we are “Better Together”. Find out why we hope you will join the United Way campaign here, here and here and here.

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

“Who Works for the City? The Racialized Burden of Volunteering in Detroit, Michigan.”
Monday, November 12, at 4PM in AJ 175 for a discussion with the Honors College’s newest faculty member, Dr. Jackson Bartlett.

Hear our stories: Alliance for Marginalized Educators
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:15-6:00 PM
Letterman Building, Room 108
Come listen and hear. Come share your own story. Email Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones with any questions at

Race and Ethnic Relations Fall Showcase
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4:30 - 6:30 PM
2nd floor Ballroom (SC 201)
L. A. Pittenger Student Center
Sociology students will present their research on their selected topics on Race and Ethnic Relations in America.

Common Ground
Friday, Nov. 16, 8:00-9:00 AM
Join us for a cup of coffee and a thoughtful conversation with colleagues from all units on campus today at 4 pm. Meet someone new, share your story, and learn more about the amazing people who make up our community. Ball State's strength comes from hundreds of individuals working together toward a common ground. R.S.V.P.s appreciated but not required. Email

Expand your horizons…
November 12, The Birth of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i religion. This holiday commemorates the birth of Bahá'u'lláh in 1817. Take a moment to listen to the Bahá’í House of Worship Choral Music Festival 2018 using this link.

World Kindness Day is November 13, 2018. A global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. Find 10 ideas for kindness you can try today using this link.

Find resources for Inclusive Hiring through the OID website, using this link.

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.

Beneficence challenge – When you show kindness to others, you’ll be a happier person as a result. Read the 7 Ways To Start Making Kindness The Norm In Your Daily Life.

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

…& looking back 1945

November 15, 1945, Harry Tyson Moore initiated a massive voter registration drive resulting in thousands being eligible to vote in Florida, forming the Progressive Voters’ League. Moore began the first NAACP branch in Brevard County, Florida. Learn more, watch Freedom Never Dies - The Legacy of Harry T. Moore

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 ofLinda Wilson Ball State University, class of 1972, Masters of Educational Psychology, 1974.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18
Sharon Paulson
Professor of Psychology, Educational Psychology

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought

Everyone deserves the respect of being referred to in a way that aligns with how they see themselves. Pronouns Matter, Learn more here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

What’s Holding You Back?
Learn how to make targeted adjustments to align your efforts. Read more here.

Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email
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Facebook BallStateOID
Twitter @BallStateOID

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Spring into EdTec

Contributed by: Jon Clausen
Published: Tuesday, 06 November 2018 1:00 PM

Available for Spring 2019 EdTec Courses!!!

Spring semester is right around the corner. Why not spring into some educational technology courses!

Learn how to effectively integrate technology within your instructional practices. Explore how new and emerging technologies can impact learning and teaching.  Examine how technology is affecting the instructional contexts of schools.  Do all of these through the Educational Technology course offerings for the Spring 2019 semester!

The Educational Technology program is offering two awesome courses that will spice up your spring schedule! EDTE 355 and EDTE 470 offer fun and creative opportunities for students to learn about technology, its integration within instructional practices, and how it is changing schools.

Courses open to ALL BSU Students


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New PrintSmart Printer Locations

Contributed by: Stuart Sipahigil
Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2018 5:00 PM
Dear Students,

As part of our ongoing PrintSmart program, Information Technology is pleased to announce two new printing locations for your convenience. We've added one new printer in the Arts and Journalism (AJ) building in the Atrium near the bottom of the stairs, and another in the Student Center (SC) Tally on the south wall by the televisions.

These new locations add to our existing PrintSmart printers in North Quad (NQ) 350, Robert Bell (RB) 165, Student Center (SC) 119, as well as our University Libraries locations in Bracken Library (BL), the Architecture (AB) library, and Cooper Nursing (CN) library. To identify which printers are part of the PrintSmart program, look for the Student PrintSmart Logo.

As with all our PrintSmart printers, you can print directly to these additional locations through Additional information on PrintSmart is available in this Knowledge Base article.

If you have questions about PrintSmart or need further assistance, please contact the Technology HelpDesk to submit a request, or call us at 765-285-1517 to speak with a Technology HelpDesk representative.


The PrintSmart Technology Team
Information Technology
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Ball State University is seeking nominations for the 2018-2019 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards

Contributed by: Kim Rendfeld
Published: Monday, 29 October 2018 8:30 AM
Ball State University is seeking nominations for the 2018-2019 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards. Nominations must be postmarked by November 21st.
Learn more.