Thursday, February 22, 2024
9 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join the Writing Center for dedicated online writing time to focus and make some progress on your writing projects.
11 a.m.
Dan Ridenour photoDan Ridenour began his first term as Mayor of the City of Muncie on January 1, 2020. Mayor Ridenour previously served Muncie as a city council member, January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2019. As an elected official, he has remained focused on seeking input and communication with residents. As a regular at neighborhood meetings, Dan is constantly reaching out to the community for ideas. His “Dream with Dan” events held throughout the city have resulted in more than 300 unique suggestions and ideas from those residents attending. He uses these ideas as a guide for policy and initiatives. As Mayor, he plans to continue attending community events and public forums. Prior to becoming Mayor, Dan served as a Regional AVP with a Muncie based bank. He was responsible for the Central Region which included 13 branches in 5 counties. His banking career spanned 30 years including regional leadership roles with two other banks. He is an accomplished expert on the topic of credit scores and the author of three books on the subject.
3:30 p.m.
Navigating the Academic Industry Bridge: Perspectives from Eli Lilly Externship
6 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Three Minute Thesis logoThe top 10 finalists from the preliminary rounds will present their 3MT live in front of an audience!
6:30 p.m.
Hidden Figures Celebrating Notable African American Women of Delaware CountyJoin us for this celebration of Black History Month. This presentation will feature stories about some of the bold and amazing women who made history but were hidden from the history books. The program will include historic photographs, maps, and other resources from local history archives. And there will be plenty of time for audience discussion and recollections!