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Seats are limited for the Women Working in Technology Conference

Contributed by: Kirsten Smith
Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:30 AM

The 2017 Women Working in Technology Conference theme is Design Thinking. Join professionals (women and men) from a variety of technology roles for an engaging day. Seating is limited and early bird rates end soon.

Check out the full schedule.

Early Registration is $50 for Professionals, $40 for non-profits (including BSU employees) and $20 for students. Included in the fee is light breakfast, breaks and lunch, prize drawings.

www.womenworkingintechnology.org

Hope to see you there.

Registration: https://eventpayment.bsu.edu/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x50883f9bb

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SPA Colloquia Series: Muncie Makers Hub - MadJax

Contributed by: Alicia Kelly
Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:30 AM
Scott Truex, Associate Professor of Urban Planning, discusses his work with MadJax, Muncie's center for innovation and design.
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Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:45 AM

Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy 
Deadline to Apply - March 20th

 

The Office of Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State University is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy, to begin May 15, 2017. Supported by an Academic Excellence Grant, the ELA is open to full-time teaching faculty (contract, tenure-track, tenured) in any Ball State college and department who will be teaching at least a 2/2 load during the 2017-2018 academic year. Faculty teaching courses in the Foundations, Tier I and Tier II of the University Core Curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.

 

We look forward to receiving your materials!

 

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Dialoguing Difference

Contributed by: Jahma Gray
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 2:00 PM
The College of Communication, Information, & Media Diversity Interest Group is proud to present Communication+Culture: Dialoguing Difference. A student symposium showcasing student work that addresses culture, diversity and difference.

The symposium takes place Thursday, February 23rd from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in the David Letterman Building Lobby.

We have several students registered to showcase their projects, and you will agree the symposium provides a wonderful opportunity for students to share their work. Many colleagues from across campus often attend to identify good candidates for their graduate programs.

If you teach during this time, please consider bringing your classes to visit.

Looking forward to seeing you!

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You are invited to 3 sessions on Fri, Feb 24 - Effective & Legal Supervision; Emotional Intelligence; Moving from Peer to Supervisor

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 8:30 AM

On Friday, February 24, there are three L&D sessions designed for new or developing managers, supervisors, group leaders, and employees aspiring to become leaders. We’ve designed these L&D sessions to help individuals grow in their leadership roles and address the business needs of the University.

Principles of Effective and Legal Supervision
Effective supervision requires us to get things done through other people. It also requires us to do things legally. Join us as we discuss the fundamentals of effective supervision and the basics of legal conduct. This will be an interactive session. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions.
Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify the fundamentals of effective supervision; LO2: To demonstrate awareness of illegal practices; LO3: To discuss the dynamics of teams, problem solving, decision-making, and effective communication; LO4: To identify situations requiring involvement by next level of management.
Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Register Now!
Location: Student Center, SC301
Presenter: E. Jake Gamble has risen through the professional ranks to become a high-profile college professor, corporate trainer, executive coach, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and owner of Leadership Support Services, LLC, specializing in leadership training, organizational culture, and strategic change. Jake holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a Master's Degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He serves as an adjunct professor for Indiana Tech and Ivy Tech Community College. In addition, Jake works closely with IPFW's Division of Training Outreach and Division of Continuing Studies.

Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve Supervision
Effective supervision requires character and competence. It also demands that we be transparent and authentic. To be an effective supervisor, we must learn to lead others and ourselves. This workshop is for aspiring leaders. Join us as we explore Emotional Intelligence and its contribution to our overall success. Start where you are, increase your influence, and learn to lead more effectively. This will be an interactive session. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions.
Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify best practices of legal supervision; LO2: Discuss the Importance of Emotional Intelligence and its impact on your overall effectiveness; LO3: To identify the importance of healthy work relationships and the legal ramifications of unhealthy conflict; LO4: To develop a personal improvement plan as a supervisor.
Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 1:00PM - 2:30PM Register Now!
Location: Student Center, Forum (2nd floor, back hall)
Presenter: E. Jake Gamble

Moving from Peer to Supervisor
The dynamics of a workplace can be challenging, especially in the midst of change. Transitioning from a peer to a supervisor can be a daunting task, especially when the roles, responsibilities, and boundaries are not clear. Please join us as we discuss the elements of productive leader-member exchange. This interactive workshop is for aspiring leaders. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions. Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify key differences between being a peer and a supervisor; LO2: To distinguish between effective delegation and empowerment; LO3: To learn techniques to motivate employees; LO4: To demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.
Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Register Now!
Location: Student Center, Forum (2nd floor, back hall)
Presenter: E. Jake Gamble

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ASPiRE Internal Grant Program

Contributed by: Alicia Kelly
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 8:00 AM

SPRING SEMESTER DEADLINES!

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How to Download a List of Learning and Development (L&D) Sessions You've Completed

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:30 AM
During this time of annual performance evaluations, you may want to share with your manager or supervisor a list of Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended. Here's how to view and print a record of your L&D sessions:
• Visit the L&D website and click the link on the sidebar menu labeled Search for Sessions and Register;
• At the top of the page you can click "Registration History" to view a list of all L&D sessions you have registered for and/or completed;
• OR you can click "Comprehensive Training Registry" to view either a complete list of all L&D sessions completed, or select a range of dates to view sessions completed. You can also select an option box to view the course description for each session.
• To print the list, right-click to open a menu box and select Print.

Please contact Jerry Winans in the L&D office at 5-1819 if you need assistance.
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FREE Hanging File Folders at SPA

Contributed by: Alicia Kelly
Published: Thursday, 02 February 2017 1:00 PM
Are you in need of hanging file folders for your office space? Learn more.

ASPiRE Internal Grant Program

Contributed by: Alicia Kelly
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 8:00 AM

SPRING SEMESTER DEADLINES!

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Women Working in Technology Conference Registration is Open

Contributed by: Kirsten Smith
Published: Friday, 13 January 2017 3:00 PM
The 9th annual Women Working in Technology Conference is on March 24th, Registration is Open! The 2017 WWiT Conference theme is Design Thinking. Join professionals (women and men) from a variety of technology roles for an engaging day. Early Registration is $40 for non-profits including BSU employees and $20 for students. Included in the fee is light breakfast, breaks and lunch, prize drawings. We will also offer free photo sessions to update your LinkedIn profile or for other professional needs. Learn more.

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