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Professional Development Sessions to tell the Ball State Story

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Wednesday, 03 February 2016 1:00 PM
The Division of Strategic Communications is offering free professional development sessions starting Feb. 10. We’re eager to share what we’ve learned, then answer questions. Sessions will be held in West Quad or the Student Center. Learn more.

Morris, Kapinus to fill leadership roles as university moves forward

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 01 February 2016 4:30 PM
Ball State University Acting President Terry King has appointed Robert Morris as acting provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, while Carolyn Kapinus has been named acting associate vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School. Learn more.

Sitecore Upgrade and impact on faculty job postings on the HR website

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:00 PM
On January 11, 2016, the campus received notice from the Division of Strategic Communications that the Sitecore content management system will be “frozen” from February 1, 2016 through February 11, 2016 in order to perform the Sitecore upgrade. Learn more.

Mike Neu Returns to Ball State As Head Football Coach

Contributed by: Lisa Renze-Rhodes
Published: Thursday, 07 January 2016 5:30 PM
Ball State University is welcoming back one of its own as Mike Neu has been named the new head coach for the Cardinal football program. Neu played collegiate football at Ball State where he was named 1993 Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Year. Learn more.

Aspire Student Grant Programs

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2015 6:30 AM
ARE YOU…

Working on a thesis or major project? Planning to present at a conference or exhibition?

Then look to the ASPiRE Internal Grants Program as a funding resource!

The University Research and Creative Arts Committees would like to encourage students to consider applying for an ASPiRE Graduate or Undergraduate student grant. Funds can be utilized to assist in project costs such as travel or supplies. Please note: All student projects require the support of a faculty mentor or advisor.

Graduate Student Competition:
Research: January 20 (Summer and Fall projects)
Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: January 20 (Summer and Fall projects)
Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Hollis Fund:
The Joseph W. and Marcella S. Hollis Fund supports research in psychology. Proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the project is psychology based.  (Graduate Students only)
Award Amount: $400
Deadline: (Spring) April 1


Undergraduate Student Competition:
Research: February 10 (Summer and Fall projects)
Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: February 10 (Summer and Fall projects)
Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Student Travel Grants:                  
15th of the month prior to travel date
For professional presentations of papers and/or posters, performances, etc., at meetings, conference or competitions.

See our website for detailed guidelines and application forms.
For questions regarding the Aspire Internal Grant Program, please contact the Aspire Program Manager at: aspire@bsu.edu.
Learn more.

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