Student Advisory Board

The primary role of the Immersive Learning Student Advisory Board is to bring a student perspective to Ball State’s immersive learning priorities, events, and initiatives. Board members liaise with students from their college and serve as a standing focus group that provides suggestions, ideas, information, and concerns related to immersive learning programs. Members will also serve as student ambassadors at university-wide events, including showcases and awards programs sponsored by the Office of Immersive Learning.

2022 - 2023 Immersive Learning Student Advisory Board

  • Brooke Ackerman, College of Fine Arts
  • Jake Ball, College of Health
  • Carlie Boggs, Miller College of Business
  • Conor Dailey, Honors College
  • Rachel Johnson, College of Science and Humanities
  • Samantha Joslin, College of Fine Arts
  • McKenna McLeod, College of Communication, Information, and Media
  • Mara Medors, College of Health
  • Anna Paugh, Teachers College
  • Tyler Rux, Miller College of Business
  • Martin Spink, Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning
  • Ian Tannenbaunm, College of Science and Humanities
  • Sophie Thompson, College of Science and Humanities
  • Cora Vercellotti, College of Health



Immersive Learning Student Advisory Board Responsibilities Fall into Three Categories of Activity:

  • Represent the views, opinions, and concerns of the student body.
  • Give input on proposed policies and procedures related to student participation.
  • Provide feedback on ways to increase diversity and inclusion in immersive learning offerings.
  • May serve as a student representative on additional committees including, but not limited to, the Provost Immersive Learning Grant review committee.
  • Engage in peer conversations on how to improve immersive learning programming on campus.
  • Help promote immersive learning opportunities to other students.
  • Answer student questions at immersive learning events.
  • Attend immersive learning events such as the Immersive Learning Showcase, Faculty Awards receptions, or faculty training.
  • Represent immersive learning during Preview Day events.
  • Respond to media requests or find students in your college who will share their story

Apply or Nominate a Student

If you are a student interested in serving on the committee or wish to nominate someone to this board, CLICK HERE.


The Immersive Learning Office will make a call for applications during the spring semester of each academic year. Student advisory board members are selected from a pool of nominations put forth by various campus units, but students may also self-nominate. Immersive Learning staff will interview top candidates as a part of the selection process.

Member Requirements

To remain on the board, students must:

  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA during the appointment and remain in good standing with the university.
  • Attend two, 1.5-hour board meetings each semester.
  • Serve as an immersive learning ambassador for at least one Immersive Learning event each semester. A list of events will be made available at the beginning of the academic year.
  • Make themselves available to listen to student views and concerns.
  • Actively participate on the board as a student representative.

The Immersive Learning Faculty Advisory Committee is a group of instructors who provide insights for course development, recommend research methods, help develop assessment tools, and identify immersive learning best practices.

A selection process is underway for the Faculty Advisory Committee. For more information, please contact the Office of Immersive Learning. 

Community partners are essential stakeholders for immersive projects. These organizations supply neighborhood, nonprofit, business, and civic knowledge that enables students and faculty to mobilize and lead projects that revitalize and sustain our city and region. The Community Partner Advisory Committee provides community feedback and perspectives that inform immersive learning policies, best practices, and priorities.

A selection process is underway for the Community Partner Advisory Committee. For more information, please contact the Office of Immersive Learning. 

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