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Externship Experience at Draper Inc., Summer 2018 | RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM

Contributed by: Jennifer Keever
Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 9:00 AM

MILLER COLLEGE RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM


Externship Experience at Draper Inc., Summer 2018

12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2018
Whitinger Building room 145, Hall of Fame Conference Room

RSVP before October 25


Presented by Chris Davison

Assistant Professor of Computer Technology


Externship Experience at Draper Inc., Summer 2018

Draper Inc. is one of the largest employers in Henry County Indiana. The company has manufacturing and office facilities worldwide. Dr. Christopher Davison, Miller College of Business: ISOM Department, was selected to go to Draper Inc. as part of Ball State University’s Faculty Externship program. At Draper, Dr. Davison assisted with problem-solving in the logistics and technology domains. Additionally, Dr. Davison learned valuable IT information and practices with which to augment his CT courses. In this presentation, Dr. Davison will discuss his experience with the Externship at Draper.

About Chris Davison

Dr. Davison is an Assistant Professor in the ISOM department at MCOB. Dr. Davison has published over 20 research papers and presented in more than 50 research conferences. Dr. Davison has extensive experience in MRP and ERP systems and technologies. His research interests include organizational resiliency, autonomous moral agents, disaster response, and privacy enabling technologies. He recently received DARPA funding for privacy preservation in IoT spaces.

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Canvas Tool Series Workshops: Mon. Oct. 22 - Tues. Oct. 30

Contributed by: Ashley Green
Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 7:00 AM
For just 30 minutes of your time you can save yourself hours of headaches! Strategic Learning is offering a variety of brief workshops on various Canvas Tools. Learn more.

How Frontier Jews Made American Judaism

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 1:00 PM
Enjoy a free lunch while learning how Frontier Jews made American Judaism.
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REMINDER: Next forum for proposed strategic plan on October 18

Contributed by: Melissa Kraman
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 11:00 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan. Learn more.

DSL Digital Feed: The Future of User Experience

Contributed by: James Connolly
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 4:00 PM
Jeff Berg, Senior Digital Designer for Arup, an international urban planning, design and architecture firm, will present a brief talk on the future of user experience at the Digital Scholarship Lab's Digital Feed. The event takes place from noon to 1 pm in the Architecture Building, Room 004. Learn more.

Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk to discuss city planning

Contributed by: Christine Rhine
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 10:00 AM
“Trading Brand for Influence” is the title of Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk’s 4 p.m. Oct. 18 lecture in AB 100 which will explain the influence of regional context on the design of urban space and buildings. History, culture, climate, and adaptation to climate change all figure into the equation. She is co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism, a non-profit with the goal of transforming the built environment “from ad-hoc suburban sprawl towards human-scale neighborhood development.” The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Urban Planning.





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Diversity This Week, October 15-21, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 15 October 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

Make sure your voice is heard. Be sure to respond to the strategic plan draft online or at a public forum. https://www.bsu.edu/about/strategic-plan

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

“Pathways to Success: Telling our Stories to Empower Others”
Monday, October 15, 10:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Center, Assembly Hall
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.

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 PM, Pruis Hall

Join Sharon Ammen with Ball State student performers for a multi-media event that will explore the life and work of one of vaudeville's most popular stars, May Irwin. Dr. Ammen will explore this era of ragtime and minstrelsy and will introduce audience members to Belle Davis, an African-American contemporary of May, who mimicked her singing style.

October 18, 6:00 PM, Student Center Room 303
Lives Worth Living, the Great Fight for Disability Rights
Film and discussion, Free and open to the public. Watch a preview here.

October 24, 4 PM Student Center Music Lounge
Better Together-Common Ground
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.

Expand your horizons…

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Look for ways you can make a difference locally. Read more here.

Resource…
Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story. Learn more by watching this video of Robin DiAngelo

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: Use Your Strengths and increase your happiness meter. Try this strategy 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. 1995
October 16, 1995, over 900,000 African Americans, mostly men, held a rally in Washington, DC. The Million Man March was among the largest gathering of its kind in American history. Learn more here.

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 Brian Settles, Ball State University, class of 1966, Brian earned his BA in Aero-Space studies and Spanish.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

Cailín Murray
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Consider using this tool. “4 Tips for Culturally Responsive Programming”, learn more here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
NCFDD Newsletter. Use this newsletter to give you a snapshot of the offerings each month at the NCFDD website. Use this link to learn more.https://www.facultydiversity.org/octobernews18

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
Twitter @BallStateOID

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Canvas Drop-in Hours

Contributed by: Ashley Green
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 7:00 AM
Strategic Learning is inviting faculty to come in for Canvas Drop-in Hours throughout the semester. Drop-in hours are for help building and administering your Canvas course . . . and answering your questions! No appointment necessary. Our Canvas experts are available Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 11 AM and 1 PM to 3 PM in Ball Communications (BC) 220.


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ARTIST TALK: EVELINA DOMNITH + DMITRY GELFAND

Contributed by: Ina-Marie Johnston
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018 3:30 AM

Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand will be returning to the Ball State University campus on October 23rd at 2:30pm to give an artists’ talk. The talk will be held in the College of Architecture and Planning room AB 100. They are collaborative intermedia artists that exhibited in our Engaging Technology II exhibition at BSU’s DOMA and also performed in our Charles Brown Planetarium.

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Externship Experience at State Farm INSURANCE | MILLER COLLEGE RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM

Contributed by: Jennifer Keever
Published: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 11:00 AM

MILLER COLLEGE RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM


Externship Experience at State Farm INSURANCE, Summer 2018, Dr. George J. Gannage Jr.

12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2018
Whitinger Building room 145, Hall of Fame Conference Room

RSVP by October 12

Presented by George J. Gannage Jr.
Assistant Teaching Professor of Marketing

Externship Experience at State Farm INSURANCE, summer 2018, Dr. George J. Gannage Jr.

Initially, a course titled MKTG 325, a required class for the Professional Sales Curriculum was the prime motivator to partake in this externship. As a contributing faculty member for this class, Dr. Gannage supports the teachings with practical sales experience and a lot of theory. The various business examples, cases, and concepts taught in this course are relative for both entry-level and the seasoned sales representative. Dr. Gannage participated in the externship experience because his knowledge of the insurance industry was limited and felt that State Farm insurance company trains and prepares their sales representatives with many of the same theories and concepts, i.e. SPIN selling and Truth-Based selling; as are taught in the BSU Professional Sales Curriculum. While Dr. Gannage has over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing, his recent knowledge is purely theoretical. The externship experience allowed him to gain current knowledge in the real estate industry, which he could then use to enhance the learning experience in MKTG 325 and MKTG 300 courses he teaches.

About George J. Gannage Jr.

Dr. Gannage is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Marketing and Assistant Director of the Center of Professional Selling in the Department of Marketing at Ball State University, where he currently serves as the faculty advisor for the AMA, American Marketing Association and PSE, Phi Sigma Epsilon. Dr. Gannage was named the 2017 Best Faculty of the Year by Phi Thea Chi fraternity and participates as a selling coach and mentor for Professional Selling students. Dr. Gannage has over 18 + years of post-secondary teaching experience and has presented papers at many major marketing and sales conferences. Dr. Gannage has consulted for many organizations that include health care, retailing and the publishing industry.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
Miller College Research Colloquia Series 2018-2019

Date | Presenter

All colloquia are scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and meet in Whitinger Building, room 145.

November 1 | Chris Davison

November 12 | Maoyong Fan

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REMINDER: Next open forum for proposed strategic plan on October 12

Contributed by: Kim Rendfeld
Published: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 9:30 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan.
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REMINDER: Forums for proposed strategic plan open to entire Ball State community

Contributed by: Gabi Glass
Published: Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:00 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan. Learn more.

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Comes to Campus Tuesday, Oct. 23

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 8:00 PM

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will present Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall. Admission is FREE. This event is sponsored by The Honors College, College of Fine Arts, College of Sciences & Humanities, and the Department of English.

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"A Legacy of Beneficence": Exhibit on Display

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 8:00 AM
A Legacy of Beneficence: Celebrating Ball State University's History of Community Engagement
On display until Saturday, December 15, 2018, on the second floor of Bracken Library
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The Power of Place: An Exhibition

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 17 September 2018 7:30 AM
The Power of Place: 100 Years of Architecture at Ball State University
On view Thursday, September 27 through Friday, December 21, 2018

Ball State University's centennial anniversary brings to light the power of place in shaping the university environment and the student experience. The Power of Place: 100 Years of Architecture at Ball State University is a collaborative exhibition organized by the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA), Ball State University Libraries' Drawings and Documents Archive, and the College of Architecture and Planning. The exhibition examines three key buildings for the teaching of the arts and architecture and their impact on the campus and community. Take a walk back in time for a glimpse into the university's architectural transformation, which points toward a future of limitless opportunities. Join us on Friday, September 28 starting at 6 p.m. for DOMA's Final Friday event, when the exhibition will be celebrated and enjoyed as part of the free extended hours event.
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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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