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Papa John’s founder to deliver address for 173rd commencement

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015 11:00 AM
John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s Pizza and a 1983 Ball State alumnus, will speak at commencement and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. Learn more.

Hybrid Design Technologies / IDIA Lab Newsletter 2015.1

Contributed by: Ina-Marie Henning
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 3:00 PM

The IDIA Lab 2015.1 Update from the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts at Ball State University details our Lab’s recent and upcoming projects, events and presentations. To view the newsletter please click here

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Rajib Sanyal resigns as Miller College of Business Dean

Contributed by: Angela Zahner
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 12:00 PM
As he informed his faculty and staff this morning, Dean Rajib Sanyal is stepping down from his post as the Dean of the Miller College of Business.

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Finals Testing Labs

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015 11:00 AM

Be in the know for finals! Follow these tips for successful testing...

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Miller College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

Contributed by: Tamara Estep
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 7:00 AM
The Miller College of Business and its accounting program at Ball State University have maintained their business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Miller College has been accredited continuously since 1978; the accounting program has been separately accredited since 1990.

AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs. Today, there are 727 business schools in 48 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation. Similarly, 182 institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs.

“It takes a great deal of commitment and determination to earn and maintain AACSB Accreditation,” said Robert D. Reid, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB International. “Business schools must not only meet specific standards of excellence, but their deans, faculty, and professional staff must make a commitment to ongoing continuous improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver the highest quality of education to students.”

The Miller College enrolls more than 3,100 students in 14 undergraduate and three graduate programs and has more than 90 full-time faculty members. It offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

“We are very proud here in the Miller College to have both our business and accounting programs reaccredited by AACSB,” said Dean Rajib Sanyal. “The accreditation maintenance process was an opportunity to evaluate how we, as a college, are functioning and provided us with feedback on how to continue to improve and grow as an institution.” The visitation team cited our numerous advisory boards, our success in creating a culture of assessment and our engagement with alumni as distinctive features.

To learn more about Ball State University Miller College of Business, visit www.bsu.edu/business. Or to learn more about AACSB International accreditation, visit the accreditation section of the AACSB International Web site at: http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/.

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About AACSB International
AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), founded in 1916, is an association of more than 727 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 48 countries and territories. AACSB's mission is to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. As the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting, the association also conducts a wide array of conferences and seminar programs at locations throughout the world. AACSB's global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, USA and its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore.

For more information, please visit: www.aacsb.edu

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Let's Connect!

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:30 PM

The Ball State Tech Center is at your fingertips! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter...

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Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at 3 am. Saturday, May 2. Visit www.bsu.edu/teachingevaluations. Learn more.

Discounts to Camp Invention!

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Thursday, 09 April 2015 9:00 AM
The Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development is pleased to partner again this year with the National Inventors Hall of Fame to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six this summer (June 15-19). It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems, turn ordinary into extraordinary and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating 2015 modules.

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