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Strategic Planning Crowdsourcing Website is Now Live

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 3:30 PM
The Strategic Planning Committee is spreading its wings even wider with the launch of its new crowdsourcing website.  Learn more.

Entrepreneur and philanthropist to speak at Ball State Commencement

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 2:30 PM
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Robert G. Hunt, a 1969 graduate of the Ball State, will give the University’s main address May 5 at Spring Commencement.
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BSU Spring pottery sale this week W-F

Contributed by: Ted Neal
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 9:00 AM
Spring pottery sale
Wednesday April 25th - Friday 27th
10 - 6 daily
Atrium of the Art and Journalism building

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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 23 April 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

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This Week in Diversity Now…

The Music of Suffering Souls
May 30 | 4:00 PM | AJ 175
Honors Adjunct Professor Dr. Galit Gertsenzon, How music became a means of coping and survival for the imprisoned victims of the holocaust. A reception to follow at the Ball Honors House.

Student Scholarship Applications
Scholarship deadlines are May 1, Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply.
Merrell T. Marshall Memorial Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Book Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Endowed Scholarship Application

Expand your horizons…
April 27, Freedom Day, marks the 1994 anniversary of the first ever all race, democratic election in South Africa.

April 24: Armenian Martyrs’ Day recognizes the genocide of some 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1923 in Turkey.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you Beneficence challenge: Learn three ways mindfulness can make you less biased. 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. This week in Diversity in 1992

April 29, 1992, south-central Los Angeles erupts in protests and civil unrest after a jury acquits four police officers for the videotaped beating of Rodney King. At the end of the turmoil, more than 50 people were dead, an estimated 2000 were injured and were 8000 arrested. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America.

Featured Diversity Scholarship An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2016-17
Jean Marie Place
Tom McConnell
Marcy Meyer
Winnie Mucherah
Sharon Paulson
Gary Pavlechko

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

"It's Your Job, Not Your Life" - How to maximize your research and writing
  • Do you feel perpetually exhausted, burned out, sick and/or tired from working long hours?
  • Have your work hours deprived your family or hurt other relationships? ·
  • Do you work during breakfast, lunch and/or dinner?
Learn 5 ways to find balance. View the webinar using this link
Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at t

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316
Email Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
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Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Thursday, 19 April 2018 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at midnight Friday, May 4. Visit Learn more.


Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Tuesday, 03 April 2018 11:00 AM
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year:

  • Fall 2018: Promoting Assessment Literacy - Lynne Stallings, English
  • Spring 2019: Preserving the Past, Focused on the Future... Rooted in Domestic Science, Evolving into Contemporary Careers - Carla Earhart, Management
  • Spring 2019: Mother Jones – A New Musical - Beth Turcotte, Theatre

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Chinese Program at BSU

Contributed by: Tamara Edwards
Published: Thursday, 29 March 2018 1:00 PM
Chinese Classes offered this Fall at BSU Learn more.

EDSE 150 Basic Concepts of Secondary Education Online Summer 2018

Contributed by: Cresta Hancock
Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018 5:00 PM

EDSE 150- Basic Concepts of Secondary Education
Designed to help students make valid decisions about preparing for and functioning in teaching careers. Professionalism, job requirements, employment opportunities, secondary school curricula, and the role of secondary education within the entire educational process are discussed.

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