Upcoming Events
8:15 a.m.
Gather with others in the community at Minnetrista to watch and discuss a TED Talk about community engagement.
10 a.m.
Jackie Davis, Director of Sponsored Projects Development, will be joined by the Ball Brothers Foundation Program Staff to discuss approaches to framing and funding community engaged projects.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 1 of a 3 part series, student employees will gain a better understanding of who is a customer, how to communicate well with customers, and the basics of good customer service.
10 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in historic preservation is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12 p.m.
This will be a two part session with the first hour reviewing the basics of sound research design and the second hour showcasing scholars who do community-engaged research.
10:30 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop is packed with essential information about the research process to help you get started with your thesis project. Learn about research tools and strategies that will help you gather sources for your literature review.• Students are welcome to come to room BC 129 or join us remotely. You will receive instructions for accessing this online workshop shortly before the event begins.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAttend this session for an overview of Kanopy, the streaming video service brought to you by the University Libraries. From documentaries, classics, and foreign films, learn about searching, embedding full films and clips in Canvas, and creating playlists. All sessions will be held in BL L82B on the lower level of Bracken in the Educational Technology and Resources Collection. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will provide an overview of the tools available in Adobe Premiere that can help you edit video for your classroom projects.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will provide an overview of the tools available in Adobe Premiere that can help you edit video for your classroom projects.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical Thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem.
6:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThese days, it is difficult to find credible information in a landscape of fake news, satirical sites, and downright inaccurate reporting. As information experts, librarians share your interest in improving the critical thinking skills of students so they may become better evaluators of information, cite higher quality sources, and grow into media literate citizens. Attend this workshop led by Ball State University librarians to receive expert tips and resources to integrate into your courses.
9 a.m.
Join Maggie Bolter (Institutional Research and Decision Support), Lisa Garner, Delaina Boyd, and Tiffani Arnold-Pine (Office of Community Engagement), and Donald Williams (University Libraries) to learn about using Digital Measures, GivePulse, and Cardinal Scholar to better document your community-engaged teaching, research, and service.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
The phrase "transferable skills" is used frequently when helping students write a résumé, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently developing with their on-campus job. In this session we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do in your department.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThese days, it is difficult to find credible information in a landscape of fake news, satirical sites, and downright inaccurate reporting. As information experts, librarians share your interest in improving the critical thinking skills of students so they may become better evaluators of information, cite higher quality sources, and grow into media literate citizens. Attend this workshop led by Ball State University librarians to receive expert tips and resources to integrate into your courses.
4 p.m.
two students walking on campusExplore what is next in your career and learn how an advanced degree can take your next move to a new level.
8:15 a.m.
Gather with others in the community at Minnetrista to watch and discuss a TED Talk about community engagement.
9 a.m.
Faculty can sign-up for 20-minute sessions to meet with representatives from five campus units to discuss community-engaged project ideas.
1 p.m.
This guided tour, led by Erin Moore from the Office of Community Engagement, will showcase unique amenities and attractions on campus and in downtown Muncie.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Working with others is a part of everyone’s job on some level, and sometimes it can be difficult. Working with people from different generations can be one of the trickiest parts of working with others, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help participants understand what makes a generation different than another. By the end of this presentation we hope that you have an understanding and appreciation for all generations represented in your office space.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopCome to this session for an overview of TeachingBooks, an authoritative database of resources about books for students in grades 7-12. Content includes information about fiction and non-fiction books, authors, and illustrators. The collection also includes short movies, audio book readings and book discussion guides to help teachers increase student engagement.
5:30 p.m.
Get some tips on how to eat well on a budget.
10 a.m.
Each year, the Outstanding Research and Outstanding Creative Endeavor Awards are announced at the annual faculty fall convocation. Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) hosts a presentation event each year for these awardees to lecture and display or discuss their work for the campus community.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopBecome familiar with basic skills in Mendeley, a citation management tool that can help manage your references and create bibliographies while citing as you write. Access this workshop online or attend in person.
12 p.m.
Dr. Courtney Jarrett will lead a consciousness-raising group about accessibility and access to immersive learning opportunities.
4 p.m.
David A. RubinIn the Age of the Anthropocene, our planet is facing extreme polarization not limited to climate. In his talk "The Assimilative Capacity Of," David Rubin, founding principal of DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, explores extremes of both climate and society in an aspiration of making sense of it all. At a time in our natural and made histories, a capacity to empathize may be one significant step forward in a return toward balance.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 2 of a 3 part series, students will participate in an escape room-style challenge utilizing the principles of workplace problem solving and teamwork.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an employer will look at your Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this highly interactive session to learn how to manage your social media professional brand and make it work for you.
8 a.m.
All day workshop provided by the Career Center about work-place competencies and community collaborations. Lunch will be provided and registration is required.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
8:15 a.m.
Gather with others in the community at Minnetrista to watch and discuss a TED Talk about community engagement.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 3 of a 3 part series, students will gain valuable practice using the standard Ball State, multi-line phone system and general phone etiquette, including leaving a voicemail and asking clarifying questions.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical Thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 2 of a 3 part series, students will participate in an escape room-style challenge utilizing the principles of workplace problem solving and teamwork.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAttend this session for an overview of Kanopy, the streaming video service brought to you by the University Libraries. From documentaries, classics, and foreign films, learn about searching, embedding full films and clips in Canvas, and creating playlists. All sessions will be held in BL L82B on the lower level of Bracken in the Educational Technology and Resources Collection. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
3 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in sociology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
10 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in sociology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
4 p.m.
Study Abroad Fair - Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Are you interested in learning about opportunities to study abroad? The fair will take place alongside the Amazing Taste event, which also will be held in the Student Center – so you can stop by between tasting great food and watching fun cultural performances.
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a doctoral degree in educational psychology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
1:30 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Successfully completing an EPAF can be tricky business. In fact, it's the one step in the process that most supervisors and administrative coordinators have the most questions. This session will help clear up any questions you may have and run through the general process of getting your students set up in Kronos.
10 a.m.
Harpist Beth RobinsonMs. Robinson recently celebrated her 45th season as principal harpist of the Chautauqua Symphony. She has performed with several other orchestras throughout the United States, as well as on Broadway and television. She will lead two master classes, one from 10 a.m. to noon and another from 1 to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public.
10:30 a.m.
cellist Nicholas FinchJoin cello professor Peter Opie and guest artist Nicholas Finch for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Finch is principal cello of the Louisville Orchestra and also performs regularly in places such as New York City and Boston. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Bassoonist Miles ManerJoin bassoon professor Keith Sweger and guest artist Miles Maner for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Maner is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (contrabassoon/bassoon) and is on faculty at DePaul University. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
How would you describe a leader? Join this interactive workshop to learn about defining leadership, leadership styles, and how you can enhance your own leadership skills.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 3 of a 3 part series, students will gain valuable practice using the standard Ball State, multi-line phone system and general phone etiquette, including leaving a voicemail and asking clarifying questions.
2:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in social work is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an employer will look at your Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this highly interactive session to learn how to manage your social media professional brand and make it work for you.
5:30 p.m.
Experiencing self-doubt? Engage in a game night and discuss the "Imposter Syndrome".
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Learn step-by-step how to hire a new student. This hands-on workshop will discuss how to get a student hired into your department. Topics will include: job postings, receiving applications and interviewing, completing a Workflow and an EPAF, and getting set up in Kronos. This event is great for someone who is new to hiring and supervising students or an experienced supervisor who would like a quick refresher.
4 p.m.
Jazz club owner David AlleeDavid Allee is owner of the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis. His talk will touch on ways students and young professionals can market themselves to get gigs at professional venues. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Collaborating with others is a skill needed in every industry. In this highly interactive session, you will learn and practices strategies for working with others to achieve a goal.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical Thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn the basics of Wix, a free tool for creating websites. You’ll get an overview of the tools available in Wix that can help you create an effective online portfolio for your future endeavors.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Working with others is a part of everyone’s job on some level, and sometimes it can be difficult. Working with people from different generations can be one of the trickiest parts of working with others, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help participants understand what makes a generation different than another. By the end of this presentation we hope that you have an understanding and appreciation for all generations represented in your office space.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn the basics of Wix, a free tool for creating websites. You’ll get an overview of the tools available in Wix that can help you create an effective online portfolio for your future endeavors.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
The phrase "transferable skills" is used frequently when helping students write a résumé, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently developing with their on-campus job. In this session we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do in your department.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Attend this highly interactive workshop to demystify networking. You will learn about resources to assist you with networking as well as practice skills for engaging with your network.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Collaborating with others is a skill needed in every industry. In this highly interactive session, you will learn and practices strategies for working with others to achieve a goal.
2:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in social work is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Attend this highly interactive workshop to demystify networking. You will learn about resources to assist you with networking as well as practice skills for engaging with your network.
10 a.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in social work is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
7 p.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether an internship in dietetics is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
12 p.m.
oboist Robert AtherholtJoin oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and guest artist Robert Atherholt for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Atherholt is a retired member of the Houston Symphony Orchestra and is on faculty at Rice University. Free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
All Day Event
trombonist Joseph AlessiJoin trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Joseph Alessi for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Alessi is principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and is on faculty at The Juilliard School. Free and open to the public.