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Beginning Sign Language and Conversational Spanish Non-Credit Classes

Contributed by: Diane Watters
Published: Thursday, 23 February 2017 11:00 AM

The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center offers six-week, non-credit courses in Beginning Sign Language and Beginning Conversational Spanish on Wednesdays, March 15-April 19, 7-9 p.m. The cost is $85 per course. You may register and pay online at or call 765-285-8975.

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Call for Proposals: Engaged Scholarship Consortium

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 3:00 PM

The Engagement Scholarship Consortium is calling for proposals for its 2017 conference, “This is Engagement: Best Practices in Community-Engaged Scholarship,” in Birmingham, Alabama.

As a member of ESC, Ball State faculty, staff, community partners, undergraduate/graduate students and administrators are invited to submit proposals for posters, paper presentations, roundtable presentations, and/or workshops.

Proposals for presentations and posters are due on March 15, 2017. See the full ESC Call for Proposals and online submission link.

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2016 Annual Report from Government Relations and Community Engagement

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 10:00 AM

The Division of Government Relations and Community Engagement is proud to highlight our projects, initiatives, and partnerships from the last year in our 2016 Annual Report. It’s just a sampling of the hundreds of projects that comprise the university’s community engagement efforts.

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Love Where You Live: An Evening with Peter Kageyama

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:00 AM

Whether you are a Muncie fan or skeptic, we hope you will join us for a special city-wide event:

Love Where You Live: An Evening with Peter Kageyama
Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main Street, Muncie
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Free and open to the public; pre-registration is appreciated

Peter is an internationally sought-after community development consultant and author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places. He speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development and the amazing people who are making change happen.

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