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Lunch and Learn: Managing Income and Debt

Contributed by: Cathy Bonar
Published: Monday, 21 May 2018 2:30 PM
Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt. - Learn how to make your money work for you. Find the importance of cash flow and how to use it. Balance savings and spending priorities as well as understanding and managing debt. Presented by TIAA. Learn more.

Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 21 May 2018 12:00 PM
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

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This Week in Diversity Now…
Sign up for the Friendship Family. The Rinker Center partners a Ball State international student with a local family or individual to share experiences and build relationships. Find out more at http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/rinker/international-student-services/activities-and-programs/friendship-family

Expand your horizons… May 21st is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.This day was created to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence challenge: Learn how to Avoid Stereotypes While Communicating. Show respect and appreciation for other cultures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUO59Emi3eo
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 1961
On May 20, 1961, Freedom Riders were attacked by mobs in Montgomery Alabama. The groups of white and African American civil rights activists participated in Freedom Rides, bus trips through the American South in 1961 to protest segregated bus terminals.

Featured Diversity Scholarship
An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Academic Life: What's Mindfulness and Compassion Got To Do With It?
  • Integrate mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion as a cycle of self-kindness to sustain academic life
  • Develop a self-compassionate narrative when all else “fails” in academic life
Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email OID@bsu.edu
Teachers College 409
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Spellbound: The Magic Behind the Nonverbal

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 21 May 2018 9:30 AM

The Office of Community Engagement is a proud sponsor of Spellbound: The Magic Behind the Nonverbal. Facilitated by Ball State Communication Studies instructors Mary Moore and Michael Storr, Spellbound is a one-day workshop from Shafer Leadership Academy. Shafer Leadership Academy is Muncie’s community leadership development institute. Shafer Leadership Academy programs are regularly attended by community leaders from Muncie’s nonprofit, manufacturing, healthcare, corporate, and higher education industries.

Spellbound will held at the Innovation Connector, located at the corner of White River Blvd and Jackson Street, just a few blocks from campus. The program is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7th.

More details, including registration, are available here.

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Angels for Life - Ball State University Blood Drive

Contributed by: Cathy Cunningham
Published: Friday, 18 May 2018 3:00 PM
The hospital in Santa Fe asked us for help and we immediately responded with a shipment of blood and platelets. Learn more.

Give Your Gift of HOPE at the Angels for Life Blood Drive May 24th!

Contributed by: Cathy Cunningham
Published: Friday, 11 May 2018 9:00 AM
Hospital patients depend on volunteer blood donors to help them continue their fight! Boost the Supply for Memorial Day Weekend!! If you aren't able to give, ask a friend to give for you! It will make you both feel good and will save three lives. Learn more.

New faculty development programs coming this fall

Contributed by: Erin Drennan-Bonner
Published: Thursday, 10 May 2018 10:30 AM

Strategic Learning (which contains the former iLearn and Office of Educational Excellence) will be rolling out new and engaging experiences in 2018-2019. Activities will include online learning opportunities, workshops, Faculty Learning Communities, techniques and tools, and more.


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Canvas Training Sessions

Contributed by: Erin Drennan-Bonner
Published: Wednesday, 09 May 2018 11:30 AM
Learn the basics of Canvas, how to migrate your information from Blackboard, and how assignments and grading works. For any questions or inquiries, please visit bsu.edu/canvas, email us at: stragiclrn@bsu.edu, or call us at (765) 285-1581. Learn more.

Has an Emotional Decision Ever Ruined Your Day?

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 07 May 2018 9:30 AM

The Office of Community Engagement is a proud sponsor of Emotional Intelligence: Discovering You. Based on the book from co-author, and program facilitator, David Neidert, Emotional Intelligence: Discovering You is a one day workshop from Shafer Leadership Academy. Shafer Leadership Academy is Muncie’s community leadership development institute. Shafer Leadership Academy programs are regularly attended by community leaders from Muncie’s nonprofit, manufacturing, healthcare, corporate, and higher education industries.

Emotional Intelligence will held at the Innovation Connector, located at the corner of White River Blvd and Jackson Street, just a few blocks from campus. The program is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24th.

More details, including registration, are available here.

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Indiana Campus Compact Opportunities

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018 9:30 AM

Registration is now open for the 2018 Pen to Paper Writing Retreat, offered by Indiana Campus Compact in partnership with University of Washington Bothell and Seattle and Washington Campus Compact. The retreat will take place August 26-28 at the Dumas Bay Centre just outside Seattle, Washington.

In addition, Indiana Campus Compact has announced the call for proposals for its 9th Annual Service Engagement Summit: Talking. Listening. Transforming. The summit will take place February 25-26, 2019 in Indianapolis.

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All Aboard: Board Leadership in Motion

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018 9:30 AM

All Aboard is a three-hour workshop ideal for individuals who have a desire to serve on a not-for-profit board but want to learn more about what serving as a board member entails, and how to find the potential board opportunity that suits their interests and skill sets. This session is a partnership between the Office of Community Engagement, Shafer Leadership Academy, and the United Way of Delaware County.

The next All Aboard session will be offered on Wednesday, May 23rd 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Innovation Connector. More details, and registration, is available here. The program is free.

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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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