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Career Center National Recognition

Contributed by: David Cleveland
Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017 9:30 AM
On Tuesday, June 6, the National Association of Colleges and Employers awarded the Career Center of Ball State with the Career Services Excellence Award at its 2017 Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. According to its website, the distinction is “awarded for excellence in career services best practices providing guidance, service, and resources to students.”

“The process of striving for national recognition empowers us to serve our students and partners better, something our team is very passionate about, as evidenced by being the one career center in the country to earn the Career Services Excellence Award at our national conference,” said Jim McAtee, Director for the Career Center. “I’m so proud of the entire team in the Career Center for earning this national award!”

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Diversity Research Symposium Networking Sessions and Call for Proposals

Contributed by: Linh Littleford
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 10:00 AM
Register now to attend networking sessions at the 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium (DRS, September 22nd and September 23rd, 2017 at Ball State University) to explore collaborative research and other opportunities. Available networking sessions:
• Community organizers and researchers
• Community organizers and students
• Researchers and students
• Graduate programs and students

Registration for the networking sessions is free. Due to limited seating, registration is required.

You are also invited to submit a proposal to present your diversity-related project at the. Proposals can be submitted between April 1 and June 1, 2017. We are seeking proposals that focus on creating brave spaces for inclusion, equity, and justice. Angela Davis (feminist & writer) will present the keynote address: "Institutional racism in the penal and criminal justice system." At the last DRS hosted by Ball State University, participants represented 81 academic sub-disciplines, 21 institutions & organizations, and 13 states.

For more information, to submit proposals, and/or to register for the networking sessions, visit

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