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Exciting Immersive Learning Projects For Fall 2016

Contributed by: Robbie Mehling
Published: Tuesday, 26 July 2016 11:00 AM
Check out our exciting Immersive Learning Project opportunities for the fall 2016 semester.

Engaging the Next Generation of Leaders: Character and Leadership Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie

Jacket Copy Creative: Covering All Your Communication Needs

Mobile Learning at Indianapolis Airport and Solar Farm


Preventing Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

Reporting the Sustainability Performance of Ball State

Riverside/Normal City: Portrait of a Middletown Neighborhood

Heath Farm Sustainability Education Park

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Bassist from Walk the Moon Guest Lectures Music Course

Contributed by: Adam McLachlan
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 2:00 PM
The School of Music is pleased to announce that Ball State University alumnus Kevin Ray of the band Walk the Moon will be guest lecturer for the fall class MUSC 299X-3 “Surviving the Music Business: Insights from Active Professionals” (CRN: 26949) with instructor Daniel Porter. Learn more.

The Entrepreneurial Experience -- MGT 241

Contributed by: Jenny Johnson
Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2016 4:00 PM
Interested in entrepreneurship? One of the most popular classes at BSU is MGT 241: The Entrepreneurial Experience and we just opened up another section. Check it out:
          • New Section: MGT 241 @ 9:30am-10:35am on Tuesday and Thursday

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          Bassist from Walk the Moon Guest Lectures Music Course

          Contributed by: Adam McLachlan
          Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2016 10:30 AM
          The School of Music is pleased to announce that Ball State University alumnus Kevin Ray of the band Walk the Moon will be guest lecturer for the fall class MUSC 299X-3 “Surviving the Music Business: Insights from Active Professionals” (CRN: 26949) with instructor Daniel Porter.
          Learn more.

          2016-17 Diversity Associates Program

          Contributed by: Julie Eiser
          Published: Monday, 04 April 2016 10:00 AM

          The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) invites faculty to submit applications for the 2016-2017 Diversity Associates Program.

          Materials to submit for consideration are:

          The Diversity Associate Cover Sheet with chairperson signature

          • A two page summary of the project*

          • A one page summary of project goals/expected outcomes

          • A copy of your Curriculum Vitae

          The Diversity Associate application deadline is September 2, 2016.

          Materials should be sent to oid@bsu.edu. Please contact Dr. Charlene Alexander, calexander@bsu.edu, if you have any questions.

          The deadline for submission of the completed 2016-17 Diversity Associate project is May 1, 2017.

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          Check Out These Great Immersive Learning Courses from the English Department!

          Contributed by: Eva Snider
          Published: Thursday, 31 March 2016 10:00 AM
          The English Department is now the home of three--that's right, three!--immersive learning courses. If you're interested in publishing, editing, graphic design, digital humanities, marketing, publicity, or professional writing, one of our immersive courses might be right for you! Even better, we can work with you to figure out how any of these courses fits into your own program of study.
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          New Immersive Course: Jacket Copy Creative!

          Contributed by: Eva Snider
          Published: Monday, 28 March 2016 2:00 PM
          This Fall, the English Department (in conjunction with the Professional Writing minor) is going to be launching a brand new immersive learning course: Jacket Copy Creative!

          Jacket Copy Creative will be a team of students like you working to manage the public communications of two real-world organizations: Whitely Community Council and the Ball State English Department.

          If you become a part of Jacket Copy Creative, you’ll work with your peers and me to produce promotional materials, manage social media, maintain websites, edit blogs, conduct focus groups, and much more. This is an incredible opportunity to gain valuable professional experience in a variety of fields, including editing/publishing, content marketing, public relations, graphic design, web development, strategic communications, and social media management.

          For more information on Jacket Copy Creative, check out our blog post all about this new opportunity.

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