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Exams Offered Here at Ball State

Contributed by: Kim Lacey
Published: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 10:00 AM
The Testing Center offers the GRE, CASA, GMAT, TOEFL, and Indiana Core Pedagogy and Content Area Exams right here on campus. Learn more.

Shouldn't you be writing?

Contributed by: Jackie Grutsch McKinney
Published: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 4:30 AM
The Faculty Breakfast Club will start up again on September 9th--a devoted time and quiet space for faculty to get writing done each week. The Breakfast Club is just for writing--no sharing, no discussing, no reviewing. Think of it as an appointment with yourself to make writing a priority in the new academic year. Learn more.

10th Annual White River Clean-up

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Monday, 29 August 2016 11:00 AM
Do you want to get connected to the Muncie community and make a difference?

Join us for the 10th Annual White River Cleanup on Saturday September 10th, 8a-Noon at Westside Park in Muncie. We need your help to clean our most precious natural resource!

Please pre-register by September 2nd to get a t-shirt!

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Cayuse SP Learning Sessions

Contributed by: Augusta Wray
Published: Monday, 29 August 2016 11:00 AM
Sponsored Projects Administration transitioned to a new grants life-cycle software called CayuseSP (Sponsored Projects) on July 1. CayuseSP provides a platform for electronic creation, tracking, and management of proposals and awards along with other aspects of research operations to improve collaboration among administrators and faculty teams, and provide transparency from pre-award through post-award. SPA will be hosting learning sessions for administrators, faculty, and approvers to review the software and its features. In these sessions, users will learn to:

• Navigate SP Dashboards
• Understand proposal, award, and project records
• Pull reports of real-time data
• Review and certify proposals

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Bassist from Walk the Moon Guest Lectures Music Course

Contributed by: Janelle Cunningham
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 10:00 AM
The Ball State University Campus Orchestra is seeking interested students and university community members on all orchestral instruments. This non-auditioned ensemble meets on Monday evenings from 8:00-9:30pm and performs one concert a semester. Students can enroll in 0 credit (MUSC 140-2A) or .5 credit (MUSC 341-2A). Please contact Douglas Droste at for more information.

Douglas Droste

Artistic Director, Muncie Symphony Orchestra

Director of Orchestras, Ball State University

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Professional development sessions provide best practices in strategic communications

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 8:00 AM
If you're wary of managing a website, eager to learn tips for taking photos, or looking to avoid dastardly errors in your writing, we'd love to help.

The Division of Strategic Communications is offering free professional development sessions starting Sept. 7. We're eager to share what we've learned, then answer questions.
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2016-17 Diversity Associates Program

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Monday, 04 April 2016 10:00 AM

The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) invites faculty to submit applications for the 2016-2017 Diversity Associates Program.

Materials to submit for consideration are:

The Diversity Associate Cover Sheet with chairperson signature

• A two page summary of the project*

• A one page summary of project goals/expected outcomes

• A copy of your Curriculum Vitae

The Diversity Associate application deadline is September 2, 2016.

Materials should be sent to Please contact Dr. Charlene Alexander,, if you have any questions.

The deadline for submission of the completed 2016-17 Diversity Associate project is May 1, 2017.

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