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Join Muncie's Academy for Community Leadership!

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 9:00 AM

Registration is now open for the 2017 Academy for Community Leadership (ACL) in Muncie/Delaware County.

Offered through a partnership between Ball State and the Muncie/Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, ACL is comprised of ten dynamic weekly sessions that immerse participants in our community’s rich history, current strengths, and future aspirations.

2017 Academy for Community Leadership

Thursdays, 7:30 – 10 am
September 7 – November 9
Each session meets at a different Muncie/Delaware County location
Cost: $300
Space is limited to 35 for each class
To register: Contact Nancy Norris at

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Information Workshop for Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Monday, 21 August 2017 3:00 PM

Information Workshop for Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Fall 2017 Proposal Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Ball State University's Office of ­the Provost and the Office of Entrepreneurial Learning (OEL) are pleased to announce this semester’s call for new and continuing proposals for the Provost Immersive Learning Grant program. Immersive learning pulls together student teams guided by faculty mentors to create unique, high-impact learning experiences that result in real-world solutions for community partners. Ball State faculty who have an idea for an immersive learning project are encouraged to apply. Funding can support travel expenses, materials and other costs associated with your project. This round of funding will support projects expected to begin in spring, summer or fall 2018. For a list of projects funded in spring 2017, see the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Awards Recipients page. Completed proposals are due on or before 5 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017.

Proposal guidelines and access to the online submission system can be found on the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Application page. To get specific feedback on a Provost Grant proposal or if you have general questions about your application, contact the Presidential Faculty Fellow in your college, Kelli Huth (Director of Immersive Learning) or Suzanne Plesha (Director of Faculty support and Assessment).

For those who would like more information or have an idea and don’t know where to start, you can attend the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Workshop on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM in the Student Center, Room 308.

Click here for more information and to register for the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Workshop. Seats are limited, so sign up now!

Those planning to submit a Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant can get feedback on their proposal prior to submission by scheduling an appointment with one of our mentors. To arrange a meeting, contact Kara DuQuette.

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United Way Day of Action Opportunities for Ball State—Register by 8/25!

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 21 August 2017 8:00 AM
The entire Ball State community is encouraged to participate in the United Way of Delaware County’s “Day of Action” on Thursday, September 7th. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can select from one-hour, two-hour, and half-day service projects to help make a difference in our community. To learn more about each project, visit Learn more.

Non-credit community pottery class

Contributed by: Ted Neal
Published: Saturday, 19 August 2017 1:00 PM
The Ball State University School of Art and the ceramics area would like to invite you to participate in our non-credit community pottery class. The ten session class runs from August 23th to November 1st. Learn more.

Quick Clinic changes to better serve you!

Contributed by: Nicole Kemmer
Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 10:30 AM

Starting Monday August 14th, the Ball State Employee Quick Clinic is implementing 2 NEW changes to serve you better:

1. We will be offering New Fall Hours, to serve you later in the day.

  • Monday, Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
2. We are now Scheduling Appointment Times.

The Quick Clinic will be seeing patients by appointment. To schedule an appointment please call the clinic at 285-1106.

The BSU Quick Clinic is a great resource located on campus in the basement of the Health Center! Please be reminded of the following items when you look to the Quick Clinic for treatment:

  • The Quick Clink provides care for common illnesses and minor injuries.Click here to see a sample list of conditions that are frequently treated.
  • Please remember that the Quick Clinic is NOT meant to replace your primary care physician or family doctor.
  • Be sure to always bring your photo ID and current insurance card

*No deductible or co-insurance is required for employees, their families or retirees under the age of 65 who use the BSU Quick Clinic and are enrolled in the Low Deductible PPO Plan or High Deductible Wellness PPO Plan as their primary coverage. Individuals that are enrolled in the HSA Qualified Health Plan as their primary coverage are also encouraged to visit the clinic, however, your insurance will be billed. No payment is required at the time of service.

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Submissions Being Accepted for Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky

Contributed by: Dayna Thompson
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017 2:00 PM
Submissions are now being accepted for "Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky". Submit up to three poems with a line limit of 32 lines each. The poems do not have to be entirely about the night sky, but the more the poems relate to the stars, constellations or the moon, the better the chance for publication.
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Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry Announces 2017-2018 Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017 12:00 PM

The Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the four fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Fall 2017: "American Women in Film Sound" - Vanessa Ament, Telecommunications
Fall 2017: "Fine Focus: Catalyzing STEM Opportunities for Minority Undergraduates" - John Mckillip, Biology

Spring 2018: "Muslims in Muncie" - Elizabeth Agnew, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Spring 2018: "Beneficence Records: Records for a Reason" - Daniel Porter, School of Music
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