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****CORRECTION Earn your masters in less than a year!

Contributed by: Kayla Coates
Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018 11:30 AM
Explore Options to Earn Your Master’s Degree

The Center for Information and Communication Science invites you to attend an information session on Thursday, April 26th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation, Fishers, IN.

The CICS Masters is an 11-month program that combines business, technology, and leadership training with a lot of professional development and real-world project opportunities. As a top five IT leadership program, and with a 95% placement rate before graduation, students emerge in the job market more qualified and more prepared to advance their careers in a variety of professional settings

OUR RESULTS
• Starting salaries have averaged $50,000- $85,000
• A career placement rate over 95% since 1986
• Recruiters come to us
• Professionally ready for significant management and leadership roles at graduation

CICS Information Session
April 26, 2018
5-7 PM
Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
12175 Visionary Way Fishers, IN 46038
For more information contact us at greaterindy@bsu.edu or call 317-759-6167

REGISTER TODAY!




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Earn your masters in less than a month!

Contributed by: Kayla Coates
Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:30 AM
Explore Options to Earn Your Master’s Degree

The Center for Information and Communication Science invites you to attend an information session on Thursday, April 26th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation, Fishers, IN.

The CICS Masters is an 11-month program that combines business, technology, and leadership training with a lot of professional development and real-world project opportunities. As a top five IT leadership program, and with a 95% placement rate before graduation, students emerge in the job market more qualified and more prepared to advance their careers in a variety of professional settings

OUR RESULTS
  • Starting salaries have averaged $50,000- $85,000
  • A career placement rate over 95% since 1986
  • Recruiters come to us
  • Professionally ready for significant management and leadership roles at graduation

CICS Information Session
April 26, 2018
5-7 PM
Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
12175 Visionary Way Fishers, IN 46038
For more information contact us at greaterindy@bsu.edu or call 317-759-6167


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"Pride of Mid-America" Marching Band

Contributed by: Janelle Cunningham
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 2:00 PM
Join the “Pride of Mid-America” Marching Band this fall!

Do you play a woodwind or brass instrument? Simply enroll in the class: MUSC 340 2D (CRN 24238).

Drumline
Audition Camp: May 6, 1pm-9pm, Music Instruction Building
Must participate on May 6 to get invited to auditions on August 9
Register Here to get audition music and additional info: https://goo.gl/forms/fMJl2HQLjJVvB5Lt1

Color Guard
Final audition date: April 28, 1pm-5pm, Ball Gym
Register here for additional info: https://goo.gl/forms/EnkIBy14x1Fqjk9E3

Questions?
bands@bsu.edu
765-285-9178

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Sign-up for Summer Concert Band

Contributed by: Janelle Cunningham
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 10:00 AM
Dear Colleagues:
It is not to late to participate in the BSU Summer Concert Band. This is a fun and rewarding experience that has continued to grow for the past few summers.
For those of you not familiar with the Summer Concert Band, here are some of the details:
1) The ensemble rehearses four times and presents one concert.
2) Rehearsals are held on Tuesday nights from 7:00-9:30 pm in MI 152. Our first rehearsal will take place on Tuesday, May 15. Subsequent rehearsals will be held on May 22, May 29, and June 5.
3) Our concert will take place on Wednesday, June 6 at 5:30 pm in Sursa Hall. We will share the concert with the Summer Jazz Band.
4) The atmosphere is light and we have a great time making music and enjoying the process. We typically play a wide variety of music (standard repertoire, movie music, popular charts, musicals, marches, etc.)
Here are a couple of answers to frequently asked questions:
If you have to miss a rehearsal (or part of a rehearsal) due to vacation plans or something else, that's fine. So long as you are able to participate in a majority of the rehearsal time, you are more than welcome to join.
BSU students may enroll for credit (MUSC 340C) if desired, but this is not a requirement to participate.
You can participate in both the Summer Concert Band and Jazz Band if you wish.

If you would like to participate, please contact bands@bsu.edu or call 765-285-9178 as soon as possible, so we can make a folder for you. Please indicate your instrument and provide your contact information.

I hope to see many of you this summer!

Dr. Thomas Caneva
Director of Bands

Ensembles Office
Ball State University
School of Music
bands@bsu.edu
765-285-9178
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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 23 April 2018 8:30 AM
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

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

The Music of Suffering Souls
May 30 | 4:00 PM | AJ 175
Honors Adjunct Professor Dr. Galit Gertsenzon, How music became a means of coping and survival for the imprisoned victims of the holocaust. A reception to follow at the Ball Honors House.

Student Scholarship Applications
Scholarship deadlines are May 1, Undergraduate and Graduate students may apply.
Merrell T. Marshall Memorial Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Book Scholarship Application
Ball State University Black Alumni Constituent Society Endowed Scholarship Application

Expand your horizons…
April 27, Freedom Day, marks the 1994 anniversary of the first ever all race, democratic election in South Africa.

April 24: Armenian Martyrs’ Day recognizes the genocide of some 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1923 in Turkey.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you Beneficence challenge: Learn three ways mindfulness can make you less biased. 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 1992

April 29, 1992, south-central Los Angeles erupts in protests and civil unrest after a jury acquits four police officers for the videotaped beating of Rodney King. At the end of the turmoil, more than 50 people were dead, an estimated 2000 were injured and were 8000 arrested. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America. 5 ways the Rodney King beating and LA riots changed America.

Featured Diversity Scholarship An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2016-17
Jean Marie Place
Tom McConnell
Marcy Meyer
Winnie Mucherah
Sharon Paulson
Gary Pavlechko

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

"It's Your Job, Not Your Life" - How to maximize your research and writing
  • Do you feel perpetually exhausted, burned out, sick and/or tired from working long hours?
  • Have your work hours deprived your family or hurt other relationships? ·
  • Do you work during breakfast, lunch and/or dinner?
Learn 5 ways to find balance. View the webinar using this link
Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at thttps://www.facultydiversity.org/join

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316
Email OID@bsu.edu Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
Twitter@BallStateOID
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2018 Student Symposium Winners

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Friday, 20 April 2018 7:00 PM

The 2018 Student Symposium at Ball State University took place on Tuesday, April 17 on the second floor of the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Sponsored Projects Administration is pleased to announce this year’s winners.

Kerstyn Hall – Kinesiology
A Novel Approach of Performing Gait Analysis Using Radar Technology
Mentor: Henry Wang – College of Health

Malachi Henry – Speech Pathology and Audiology
Sequential Production Abilities with Multiple-Symbol Utterances: Implications for Redesigning Speech Generated Devices (SGDs) for Children
Mentor: Barry Wagner – College of Health

Marcy Simpson – Nutrition and Health Sciences
The Effect of Medical Mistrust on the Efficacy of Prostate exams among Black American Men
Mentor: Jean Marie Place – College of Health

Betsy Kemp – Biology
Assessing the role of trophic interactions on peatland biofilm development under varied nutrient availability
Mentor: Kevin Wyatt – College of Sciences and Humanities

Deborah Mattson – Landscape Architecture
A Piece of the Limberlost
Mentor: Susan Tomizawa – College of Architecture and Planning

Jason Avedesian – Kinesiology
Biomechanical Analysis of Unilateral Landings in Female Volleyball Players after a Dynamic and Combined Dynamic-Static Warm-Up
Mentor: Clark Dickin – College of Health

Avery Kirschbaum – Biology
A Potentially General Role for a Conserved Protease in Translocon-Associated Quality Control
Mentor: Eric VJ Rubenstein – College of Sciences and Humanities

Anamarie Booher – Nutrition and Health Sciences
The Impact of Perceived Barriers to Accessing Prescription Birth Control Among Female College Students: A Qualitative Study
Mentor: Jean Marie Place – College of Health

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VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Tuesday, 03 April 2018 11:00 AM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year:

  • Fall 2018: Promoting Assessment Literacy - Lynne Stallings, English
  • Spring 2019: Preserving the Past, Focused on the Future... Rooted in Domestic Science, Evolving into Contemporary Careers - Carla Earhart, Management
  • Spring 2019: Mother Jones – A New Musical - Beth Turcotte, Theatre

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French Canadian Summer Field Study

Contributed by: Megan Shufelt
Published: Thursday, 01 March 2018 1:30 PM
French Canada: Travel to an interesting place, learn about another culture, and earn academic credit. Learn more.

ASPiRE Internal Grants Program for Students

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 01 March 2018 8:00 AM

ARE YOU…

Working on a thesis or major project? Planning to present at a conference or exhibition?

Then look to the ASPiRE Internal Grants Program as a funding resource!

The University Research and Creative Arts Committees would like to encourage students to consider applying for an ASPiRE Graduate or Undergraduate student grant. Funds can be utilized to assist in project costs such as travel or supplies. Please note: All student projects require the support of a faculty mentor or advisor.

Graduate Student Competition:
Research: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Hollis Fund:
The Joseph W. and Marcella S. Hollis Fund supports research in psychology. Proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the project is psychology based.(Graduate Students only)

Award Amount: $400
Deadlines: Fall Round: October 1
Spring Round: April 1

Undergraduate Student Competition:
Research: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Student Travel Grants:

15th of the month prior to travel date

For professional presentations of papers and/or posters, performances, etc., at meetings, conference, or competitions.

Learn more.

BSU Women's Club Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Thursday, 22 February 2018 10:00 AM
Three $1,500 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. Learn more.

EDSE 150 Basic Concepts of Secondary Education Online Summer 2018

Contributed by: Cresta Hancock
Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018 5:00 PM


EDSE 150- Basic Concepts of Secondary Education
Designed to help students make valid decisions about preparing for and functioning in teaching careers. Professionalism, job requirements, employment opportunities, secondary school curricula, and the role of secondary education within the entire educational process are discussed.


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Summer 2018 Course Offering- Multicultural Minor

Contributed by: Cresta Hancock
Published: Tuesday, 06 February 2018 11:00 AM

Summer 2018

EDMU 670 (Multicultural Minor)

Language, literacy, and culture

This course examines the sophisticated, often opaque, relationship between language and culture. It covers major concepts and theories pertaining to language acquisition, language policy and politics, multidialectalism in English and other languages, Ebonics, identity, language structures, heritage language, endangered and language loss around the world, language revitalization in indigenous communities worldwide, paralinguistic cues, and code switching. The concepts and theories will be taught within the framework of content-area pedagogy for English language learners. An extensive variety of cultures and their linguistic practices will be examined in addition to instructional approaches designed to help speakers of other languages acquire content knowledge in a new language.

Instructor: Dr. Michael Ndemanu

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ASPiRE Internal Grants Program for Students

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018 8:00 AM

ARE YOU…

Working on a thesis or major project? Planning to present at a conference or exhibition?

Then look to the ASPiRE Internal Grants Program as a funding resource!

The University Research and Creative Arts Committees would like to encourage students to consider applying for an ASPiRE Graduate or Undergraduate student grant. Funds can be utilized to assist in project costs such as travel or supplies. Please note: All student projects require the support of a faculty mentor or advisor.

Graduate Student Competition:
Research: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Hollis Fund:
The Joseph W. and Marcella S. Hollis Fund supports research in psychology. Proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the project is psychology based. (Graduate Students only)

Award Amount: $400
Deadlines: Fall Round: October 1
Spring Round: April 1

Undergraduate Student Competition:
Research: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Student Travel Grants:

15th of the month prior to travel date

For professional presentations of papers and/or posters, performances, etc., at meetings, conference, or competitions.

Learn more.

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