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Lunch with an Administrator

Contributed by: Ro Anne Royer Engle
Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017 1:00 PM

Students are invited to sign-up for a free lunch with a university administrator.

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Become a Peer Victim Advocate

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:00 AM
Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Are you interested in volunteering your time to make a difference in someone’s life? Are you passionate about supporting survivors of violence? If so, consider applying to join the Office of Victim Services Peer Victim Advocate (PVA) training course this spring semester!

Training will be held weekly, on Thursdays, from 3:30-4:45pm. The course will start February 2 and end on April 20 (no March 9 and April 6). The group will meet in the Health Center, Room 206. *This training is on a volunteer basis and not for course credit.*

Students completing this 10 week training will become members of the PVA team and will be educated on providing advocacy and support to survivors of crime. Additionally, students will learn how to facilitate educational programs related to issues involving relationship violence, sexual violence, stalking, healthy relationships and related topics. If you are good at listening, desire to help connect your peers to resources, want to inform them of their options, and are encouraging and empowering, please consider applying. *This will be the only day of the week/time of day this training is offered this semester. If it does not coordinate with your academic or work schedule, we would invite you to consider applying in the Fall 2017 semester.*

It is imperative that all applicants review the training expectations and requirements by visiting the OVS website: http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/victimservices/getinvolved.

After considering the role, responsibilities, and time commitment, if you are interested, please apply at http://www.bsu.edu/forms/ovspeerva/.

Applications need to be submitted by 11:59pm Sunday, January 22. Late applications will not be considered. Space is limited, please apply early. This opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Policies and procedures regarding students with disabilities

Contributed by: Courtney Jarrett
Published: Thursday, 22 December 2016 12:00 PM

Ball State has a long tradition of being a welcoming and accessible campus for students with disabilities, with over 800 students using at least one service from the office of Disability Services. I ask that you please review the information below regarding policies and procedures in working with students with disabilities. Please contact me (lmarkle@bsu.edu; 285-5293; Student Center 116) if you have any questions or would like to discuss any of these items. Also, I have recently recorded a presentation for faculty that goes into more detail about many of these issues. If you would like to view that presentation, it can be found here: A Guide for Faculty Members

Thank you,

Larry Markle, Director

Disability Services

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Disability Services fall semester newsletter

Contributed by: Courtney Jarrett
Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 9:30 AM

Disability Services is pleased to share our fall 2016 newsletter in which we highlight the good work of students with disabilities at Ball State and provide updates on several important initiatives. Thank you for your support of our efforts to provide access and opportunity to over 850 students with disabilities at Ball State. A screen-reader friendly version of the newsletter is also available on our website.



Best wishes,

Larry Markle, Director

Disability Services

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