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NEWS and EVENTS

Did You Know? 

  • BBC Project Manager Suzie Jones was recognized for 25 years of service to the university during the Annual Staff and Service Employee Recognition Program. 
  • BBC’s Krista Flynn and Delaina Boyd received the “Fisher Institute Friend of Wellness and Gerontology Award” for their work in community wellness and support of the Wellness Management Program’s community engagement efforts. 
  • BBC recently opened an office in downtown Fort Wayne.  The office serves as a home base for Beth Neu, Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement. 
  • David Terrell, BBC’s director of economic development policy, is the former senior advisor for Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann.  He was recently awarded the “Kentucky Colonel” designation by the Governor of Kentucky.  This is the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ambassadors of good will and fellowship.    
  • The Ball State Indianapolis area launched a quarterly e-newsletter.  Sign up online

Coming Up 

  • September-December: A variety of classes and workshops are offered to the community through the E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center. Visit here for more information. 
  • October 9-10: 2014 Creating Vibrant Communities through the Arts Colloquium, in partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC). Registration coming soon.
  • October 16: 2014 Primacy of Place Conference, Sheraton Indianapolis Centre. Keynote speaker is Aaron M. Renn, an opinion-leading urban affairs analyst, entrepreneur and creator of the Urbanophile site, one of America’s premier destinations for analysis of issues facing America’s cities.  Register here.   
  • October 24-26: Magna cum Murder XX Crime Writing Festival, organized by Ball State’s E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center, at the Columbia Club, Indianapolis.