Thursday, September 28, 2023
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn about different types of information sources from the scholarly article to the community-sourced database. We will discuss what makes a source authoritative and when non-scholarly sources like Wikipedia and Discogs can be useful in your research.
11 a.m.
Join us for the Entrepreneurial Experience Lecture with Ted A. Baker who serves as CEO and Executive Director of the Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc., an independent Mixed-Use Business Incubator (with a technology focus) serving entrepreneurs in East Central Indiana. In his 14th year leading the Innovation Connector, Ted has witnessed tremendous growth with startups and successful business launches.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Working Well
Mindful MeditationSpend a few minutes each week in mindful meditation!
12 p.m.
MoongateTake a deep breath, relax and meditate among the flowers and nature. Join us in the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse to experience guided mindful meditation on Thursday, Sept 21 and 28 at 12pm – 12:30pm. No experience necessary. You will be guided through a mindful meditation by our facilitator(s) from the Ball State Counseling Practicum Clinic. All are welcome to attend these free sessions. Folding chairs will be provided.
3 p.m.
Let's Talk About It with the Multicultural Center is a 15 minute walk in counseling session for anyone in need of discussing race and ethnicity based questions. No appointments necessary as students can come in and talk to a counselor of color about an issue they have may have on campus pertaining race and ethnicity. They will receive consultation and resources along with a self care goody bag.
3:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 28, 3:30-4:30, RB 361 Dr. Carrie Ann Cross-RodesilerOral History in the Two-Year College Composition Classroom: A Multiple Case Study
5 p.m.
You're here. You're queer. Now what? The Ball State Multicultural Center and Spectrum invite you to participate in Queer on Campus, an event designed to inform LGBTQ+ students and their allies about the resources available in the campus and the Muncie communities. This program is open to all currently enrolled Ball State students, and will provide them with the opportunity to make connections through various activities. We hope to see you there!
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion Fruits of LaborA Mexican-American teenage farmworker dreams of graduating high school. When ICE raids her community, it threatens to separate her family and forces her to become her family's breadwinner. She works long days in the strawberry fields and the night shift at a food processing factory. Set in an agricultural town on the central coast of California, Fruits of Labor is a lyrical, coming-of-age documentary feature about adolescence, nature and how ancestors paved the way. Our discussion facilitator will be Dr. Regina Giraldo-Garcia, an Assistant Professor of Research Methods in Educational Studies here at Ball State.
6 p.m.
Hosted by the National Association of Black Journalists, the Black Expo hosts an activity fair for students on campus to get to know the black organizations on campus. This program is open to all currently enrolled Ball State students.