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****CORRECTION Earn your masters in less than a year!

Contributed by: Kayla Coates
Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018 11:30 AM
Explore Options to Earn Your Master’s Degree

The Center for Information and Communication Science invites you to attend an information session on Thursday, April 26th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation, Fishers, IN.

The CICS Masters is an 11-month program that combines business, technology, and leadership training with a lot of professional development and real-world project opportunities. As a top five IT leadership program, and with a 95% placement rate before graduation, students emerge in the job market more qualified and more prepared to advance their careers in a variety of professional settings

OUR RESULTS
• Starting salaries have averaged $50,000- $85,000
• A career placement rate over 95% since 1986
• Recruiters come to us
• Professionally ready for significant management and leadership roles at graduation

CICS Information Session
April 26, 2018
5-7 PM
Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
12175 Visionary Way Fishers, IN 46038
For more information contact us at greaterindy@bsu.edu or call 317-759-6167

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Earn your masters in less than a month!

Contributed by: Kayla Coates
Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:30 AM
Explore Options to Earn Your Master’s Degree

The Center for Information and Communication Science invites you to attend an information session on Thursday, April 26th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation, Fishers, IN.

The CICS Masters is an 11-month program that combines business, technology, and leadership training with a lot of professional development and real-world project opportunities. As a top five IT leadership program, and with a 95% placement rate before graduation, students emerge in the job market more qualified and more prepared to advance their careers in a variety of professional settings

OUR RESULTS
  • Starting salaries have averaged $50,000- $85,000
  • A career placement rate over 95% since 1986
  • Recruiters come to us
  • Professionally ready for significant management and leadership roles at graduation

CICS Information Session
April 26, 2018
5-7 PM
Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
12175 Visionary Way Fishers, IN 46038
For more information contact us at greaterindy@bsu.edu or call 317-759-6167


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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 23 April 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

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

The Music of Suffering Souls
May 30 | 4:00 PM | AJ 175
Honors Adjunct Professor Dr. Galit Gertsenzon, How music became a means of coping and survival for the imprisoned victims of the holocaust. A reception to follow at the Ball Honors House.

Student Scholarship Applications
Scholarship deadlines are May 1, Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply.
Merrell T. Marshall Memorial Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Book Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Endowed Scholarship Application

Expand your horizons…
April 27, Freedom Day, marks the 1994 anniversary of the first ever all race, democratic election in South Africa.

April 24: Armenian Martyrs’ Day recognizes the genocide of some 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1923 in Turkey.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you Beneficence challenge: Learn three ways mindfulness can make you less biased. 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. This week in Diversity in 1992

April 29, 1992, south-central Los Angeles erupts in protests and civil unrest after a jury acquits four police officers for the videotaped beating of Rodney King. At the end of the turmoil, more than 50 people were dead, an estimated 2000 were injured and were 8000 arrested. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America.

Featured Diversity Scholarship An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2016-17
Jean Marie Place
Tom McConnell
Marcy Meyer
Winnie Mucherah
Sharon Paulson
Gary Pavlechko

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

"It's Your Job, Not Your Life" - How to maximize your research and writing
  • Do you feel perpetually exhausted, burned out, sick and/or tired from working long hours?
  • Have your work hours deprived your family or hurt other relationships? ·
  • Do you work during breakfast, lunch and/or dinner?
Learn 5 ways to find balance. View the webinar using this link
Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at thttps://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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VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Tuesday, 03 April 2018 11:00 AM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year:

  • Fall 2018: Promoting Assessment Literacy - Lynne Stallings, English
  • Spring 2019: Preserving the Past, Focused on the Future... Rooted in Domestic Science, Evolving into Contemporary Careers - Carla Earhart, Management
  • Spring 2019: Mother Jones – A New Musical - Beth Turcotte, Theatre

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New Feature on L&D Page - Listing of All Sessions Upcoming in the Minicourse Registration System

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Friday, 09 February 2018 8:00 AM

As part of our strategic initiative to increase efficiencies and respond to customer needs, Human Resources is pleased to announce a new way to view the many learning opportunities occurring on campus. Until now there hasn’t been an easy, centralized way for employees to see a list of all the sessions or events from the Minicourse Registration System (MRS). Starting this week, this feature will be added to the Learning & Development webpage. Look for the link titled “View Upcoming Learning Sessions” when clicked will display a one-stop-shop list of upcoming sessions in the MRS.

The listing will include learning sessions hosted by the departments using MRS, including: Applied Anthropology Laboratory; Excellence in Leadership; Facilities Training; Facilities Training; iLearn; Information Security Services; Information Technology Services; Instructional Services - University Libraries; Marketing and Communications; Office of Community Engagement; Office of Educational Excellence; Office of University Controller; Purchasing Services; Registration Office; Services Excellence Working Group - Univ Libraries; Sponsored Projects Administration; Tech Center - Unified Technology Support; Unified Technology Support; University Human Resource Services; and the Working Well Program.

As always, if you have any questions and/or suggestions regarding HR/L&D processes and procedures, please do not hesitate to contact us. Together with our employees, we are strengthening our customer service efforts and making significant progress in our ongoing commitment to best practices.
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How to download a list of Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended - For Performance Evaluations

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 11:00 AM
During this time of annual performance evaluations, you may want to share with your supervisor a list of Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended in the last year. Here's how to view a list of your L&D sessions:
• Under the title, "Search for a Session", either:
• Click "Registration History" to view a list of all L&D sessions attended; OR,
• Click "Comprehensive Training Registry" then click either the "Comprehensive" button to view a complete list of all L&D sessions attended, or click the "Date Range" button and enter a range of dates to view only those sessions attended. Note: If you click Yes next to "Include Course Description" this will add the course description for each session. Then, click the "Create Registry" button to view your list.
• To Print: Right-click your mouse to open a menu box and select Print.

An illustration can be found on the L&D homepage: PDF instructions on how to view your Session History.

Please contact Jerry Winans in the L&D office at 5-1819 if you need assistance.
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