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Go ALL-IN tonight!

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015 10:00 AM
Muncie/Delaware County ALL-IN Block Party
TONIGHT, April 27
5 – 7 p.m.
Delaware County Fairgrounds (map)

Tonight is the night that Muncie and Delaware County will go ALL-IN to celebrate the wealth of history, creativity, and inspiration in our local community. The ALL-IN Block Party will feature fun challenges hosted by organizations from across Delaware County. The free community-wide event is part of Indiana Humanities’ ALL-IN program, a digitally based competition that challenges Hoosiers to learn more about Indiana and get excited about the state and its future.

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Showcase: Muncie's Primacy of Place

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 1:00 PM

Ball State’s Department of Telecommunications and the Building Better Communities Fellows program are proud to showcase two short documentary series about quality of life initiatives and non-profit organizations in the city of Muncie.

“Muncie’s Primacy of Place” and “Ball Brothers Foundation Community Profiles” Video Showcase
Wednesday, April 29, 6-8 pm
Historic Rose Court Building Atrium, Downtown Muncie (map)
Free and open to the public

Both video series, funded by the Ball Brothers Foundation, highlight the ways in which quality education, active neighborhoods, sustainable food systems, recreational opportunities, green spaces, arts, philanthropy, and nonprofits contribute to creating a sense of place that attracts and retains talented employees and engaged citizens. The public is encouraged to attend the showcase to meet the filmmakers and many of the community partners.

Both series are available online at the project website: http://www.theprimacyofplace.org/.

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Workshop: The Diversity Discourse on Disability Unmasked

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 11:00 AM
Diversity Workshop - From Tolerance to Inclusion: The Diversity Discourse on Disability Unmasked

Wednesday, May 6, 1:00-3:30 pm - Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder, AC Building Room 402

Presenters: Evette Simmons-Reed and Jennifer Cullens - Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP to mmessine@bsu.edu by May 5th to reserve your spot.

 *** Part of the Diversity Associates-Diversity Dialogues Program
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Discussion Group Leaders Needed

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 7:00 AM
The First Year Experience Committee is seeking discussion group leaders for the 2015-16 Freshman Common Reader "Read and Lead"

The book: "Funny In Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian In America"
by Firoozeh Dumas

The event: The 45 minute discussions with incoming First Year students occur the afternoon of Sunday August 23rd immediately following Convocation.

E-mail Melinda Messineo at mmessine@bsu.edu to sign up and to receive your copy of the book.


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Join Summer Concert Band!

Contributed by: Caroline Brent
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015 2:00 PM

If you are in or around the Muncie area this summer and play a band instrument, come participate in the BSU Summer Concert Band. This is a fun and rewarding experience that has continued to grow for the past few summers.

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Muncie Going ALL-IN - NEW LOCATION!

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 20 April 2015 2:00 PM

Muncie and Delaware County are getting ready to go ALL-IN to celebrate the wealth of history, creativity, and inspiration in our local community. The ALL-IN Block Party, organized by the Delaware County Wellness Professionals Group, will feature a variety of fun and thought-provoking challenges that highlight the best of Delaware County.

Muncie/Delaware County ALL-IN Block Party
Monday, April 27
5 - 7 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: Delaware County Fairgrounds (map)

The free community-wide event is part of Indiana Humanities' ALL-IN program, a digitally based competition that challenges Hoosiers to learn more about Indiana and get excited about the state and its future. ALL-IN Block Parties bring the digital challenges to life at the community level, bringing neighbors together to explore, discover, reflect, remember, participate, and connect.

Learn more.

Muncie is going ALL-IN!

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Monday, 20 April 2015 10:00 AM

Muncie and Delaware County are getting ready to go ALL-IN to celebrate the wealth of history, creativity, and inspiration in our local community. The ALL-IN Block Party, organized by the Delaware County WellnessProfessionals Group, will feature a variety of fun and thought-provoking challenges that highlight the best of Delaware County.

Muncie/Delaware County ALL-IN Block Party
Monday, April 27
5 – 7 p.m.
Muncie Fieldhouse (map)

The free community-wide event is part of Indiana Humanities’ ALL-IN program, a digitally based competition that challenges Hoosiers to learn more about Indiana and get excited about the state and its future.

Learn more.

Improve Your Public Speaking, Evaluation, and Leadership Skills

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 5:00 PM

Ball State University has a Toastmasters International Club, and all Ball State University friends are invited!

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K-12 Summer Camp Registration Open!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 4:00 PM
Registration has officially opened for the Indiana Academy 2015 Summer Camps! A variety of camps available for grades K-12 with a special discount for multiple day camp registrations or multiple family members registering! Learn more.

University Singers Auditions

Contributed by: Becca Braun
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 3:00 PM
For 51 years, the Ball State University Singers have entertained audiences through songs of faith, hope, laughter and love. Their performances have inspired, encouraged and touched the lives of audience member of all ages. As Indiana's Official Goodwill Ambassadors, the Ball State University Singers pride themselves on their ability to provide the highest quality of entertainment.

We're looking for the perfect mix of personality and talent to build the best cast possible. Auditions are open to current and prospective Ball State students. You do not need to be a music major or minor to join the cast. We're looking for singer-dancers, instrumentalists, and sound technicians. For audition requirements and to apply for an audition, please visit www.ballstateuniversitysingers.org.

Audition Dates
Friday, April 17, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 3, 11:00 a.m.

All auditions will take place in the Hargreaves Music Building, Room 123
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2015-2016 Freshman Common Reader

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 2:00 PM
The First Year Experience Committee is pleased to announce the 2015-16 Freshman Common Reader:

"Funny In Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian In America"
by Firoozeh Dumas

You are invited to attend the author's presentation on September 22, 2015 7:30pm Emens. The event is free and open to the public.

Additional opportunities to become involved will be announced soon.

The Freshman Connections Common Reading and Common Writing programs are part of the Nationally recognized First Year Experience Program at Ball State University.
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Piano Instruction, Fall 2015

Contributed by: Becca Braun
Published: Monday, 06 April 2015 4:00 PM
The School of Music will offer piano instruction for all ages during the fall 2015 semester through the Piano Pedagogy Program. All lessons and classes are in the Hargreaves music building.

Individuals interested in participating in the program will need to schedule a short interview. Children will need to have at least one parent present for the interview. For more information, please contact Dr. Lori Rhoden, coordinator of piano pedagogy, at 765-285-5449 or lrhoden@bsu.edu.
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Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 2:00 PM
Registration has opened for the Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs through the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities! Youth enrichment programming available for students in grades K-8! Learn more.

Owsley Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition "Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage"

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014 9:00 AM
On January 30, 2015, the David Owsley Museum of Art will open Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage. Tours and related programs are available. Class visits are encouraged and group visits may be scheduled online. Learn more.

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