Association of Lifelong Learners

Upcoming Events
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The Facing Project is an organization dedicated to building compassion and engendering understanding through the stories of real people in the campuses and communities they touch. This year they are celebrating 5 years and 100 communities. Project Facing Racism's coordinator, Jay Zimmerman, PhD Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology, will speak to the group about the process and event that was held at the Muncie Civic Theatre in 2016.
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“An Act to Follow” Mark Buselli returns with more history of providing jazz education and opportunities at Ball State University.
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Do you know about the many unique international programs Ball State participates in? From Academic Engagement Programs to participation in the International Ambassador Association, Ball State reaches out to students and partners around the world. Dr. Ken Holland, PhD. Professor of Political Science and Director of International Studies will explain the importance of the university's global efforts.
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For decades Cuba has been off limits to American travelers who might want to experience its unique culture. Julia Wadsworth, Travel Consultant and Owner of Great Destinations, will explain the hows and whys of current travel opportunities to this long off-limits country.
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IU-Ball Memorial Hospital is one of Muncie's anchor institutions and a the largest non-government employer in the region. Founded in 1929, they've been offering high-quality care to our community for nearly a century. Attend this session to hear Dr. Jeff Bird, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Operations, answer the question, "What's new at IU-Ball Memorial Hospital?"
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Dr. Michael J. Hicks, PhD Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Business Economic Research at Ball State University will address questions about growing today's economy, specifically, what is the appropriate mix of private enterprise and public policy?
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Each year public transportation provides a vital service to millions of people, many of whom couldn't travel on their own. Dr. Roger Holland, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Ball State, will speak to the group about the state's public transportation system and how it has been connecting Hoosiers, jobs, and communities across Indiana.