Ball State's Front Door for Outreach and Engagement
Building Better Communities (BBC) exists to link Indiana
communities, organizations and businesses with the resources and expertise of
Ball State faculty and students. These
connections are a vital part of Ball State’s commitments to advance
Indiana and provide dynamic, real-world learning
experiences for its students.
BBC staff members across five
locations include dedicated project managers,
economic development professionals and policy experts. With more than 25 years
of experience, BBC can effectively match local, regional or state-level
challenges with Ball State assets to create practical and innovative
Primacy of Place Community
Awards finalists have been announced
Primacy of Place Conference (PoPCON) will take place on
October 16 in Indianapolis. Keynote
speakers include Aaron Renn and Ed Burghard.
online – early bird rates apply through September 14.
Registration opens for brownfields workshops
Does your community
have an abandoned building, old gas station, or other potentially contaminated
building that is impeding your community’s future growth? Learn from revitalization experts at two brownfields workshops, August 27 & 28,
at Ball State’s Indianapolis Center.
Brought to you by BBC, Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities (TAB), Indiana Brownfields
Program and EPA Region 5. Register online.
Read our “10 Communities in 10 Weeks” blog series
As a part of Ball
State’s Primacy of Place initiative, we are proud to highlight 10 Indiana
cities and towns that have made great strides in increasing their
attractiveness and vitality through innovative placemaking strategies. Read
New immersive learning
opportunities available for students
The BBC fellows program is recruiting undergraduate and graduate students from
all academic disciplines for summer and fall 2014 terms. Learn more.
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