Upcoming Events
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the roles of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear for work or an interview or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
12 p.m.
Is graduate school for you? This free webinar can help you decide if and how graduate level study can fit into your overall career plan. Two identical sessions start at 12:00pm and 4:00pm (Eastern).
9:30 a.m.
Service learning and immersive learning are rich experiences for creative thinking, concept application, and community engagement. But they involve extra planning and relationship building, which can be challenging for early-career faculty. Learn from peers and mentors who have turned innovative classroom experiences into publishable research.
1 p.m.
Best practices panel discussion by industry experts.
6 p.m.
Bassoonist Jim PoePart of the 2017 Bassoon Day, reed specialist Jim Poe will lead a workshop on reed making. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Bassoonist William BuchmanJoin guest artist William Buchman, assistant principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Ball State bassoon professor Keith Sweger for a day of master classes, workshops, and performances. Paul Nordby, owner of Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair, LLC, and reed specialist Jim Poe will also be on campus for the day. Free and open to the public - registration is requested.
9 a.m.
Clarinet professor Elizabeth CrawfordA day full of learning and music making with Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet at Ball State University, and guest artist Benjamin Freimuth, acting associate principal of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Get introduced to the process of intentional career planning, and you can begin exploring immediately!
5 p.m.
Discover the in’s and out’s of landing the best salary and benefits for yourself. There are many things to consider; you will want to attend to find the best ways to set yourself up for success.
10 a.m.
Isabel Leonard, photo by Becca FayThe multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard will give a master class at Ball State University in conjunction with her Arts Alive! Concert Series performance. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Violist Hillary HerndonJoin Ball State viola professor Katrin Meidell for a fun-filled day of viola events with guest artist Hillary Herndon, viola professor at the University of Tennessee and president-elect of the American Viola Society. The day will feature concerts, master classes, a large viola choir, and more. Free and open to the public - registration is required.
All Day Event
Bassist Rion WentworthA day full of learning and music making with guest artist Rion Wentworth, double bassist in the New York Philharmonic, and Ball State's bass professor, Joel Braun. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Are you concerned about potential employers looking for your Facebook profile or Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this session to learn how to manage this part of your professional self and make it work for you.
3 p.m.
Campus-community engagement efforts often require long-term relationships and multi-pronged strategies for tackling local challenges. The goal of this networking series is to connect people from across campus who are working to address community issues from different disciplines and perspectives. If you’re involved (or interested in being involved) in work related to neighborhood revitalization efforts, please consider attending this session to share information with others and to meet potential collaborators!
2 p.m.
Steve SavanyuWith more than 30 years in the audio business, Steve Savanyu’s experience includes major events (presidential debates, inaugural balls, concerts, and festivals), location and live sound production, studio recording, audio and video editing, script writing, camera, directing, and other aspects of production.
2 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in landscape architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a graduate degree in school psychology, school counseling or educational psychology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Demystify networking as a job and internship search tool. You will learn about various resources to assist you with your networking activities and also begin the process of developing a network list. You'll even get to practice skills for engaging with your network.
9:30 a.m.
Community-engaged research – qualitative and quantitative – requires adherence to rigorous standards plus sensitivity to the needs, expectations, and hesitations of the research subjects. Muncie residents and organizations can suffer from research fatigue after decades of surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other research methods. This session will present faculty who have successfully conducted research that resulted in meaningful scholarship and sustained community impact.
11 a.m.
Pianist Dan TepferThe inaugural Jazz Rhythm Section Day will feature a masterclass, performance, and Q&A session with award-winning and internationally acclaimed musician Dan Tepfer and his trio. The day will also include a masterclass, performance, and one-on-one time with School of Music jazz faculty. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the roles of values and ethics when making decisions.
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear for work or an interview or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
8:15 a.m.
Flutist Bonita BoydJoin guest artist Bonita Boyd, Professor of Flute at the Eastman School of Music, and Ball State's flute professor Mihoko Watanabe for a fun and educational day geared toward flute enthusiasts of all ages. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Even when you find the job you have been searching for, there are still plenty of things to consider. Make sure you are prepared for the world of work with this program.
6 p.m.
Bills can become even more complicated when moving from college into the world of work. Visit this workshop to learn tips for wisely managing your money regardless of income level. Explore how decisions you make now can impact your lifestyle in the future.
5 p.m.
Discover the many differences you will face upon leaving college and joining a full-time career. Life can be vastly different, and the Career Center is here to help talk you through it.
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
12:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in landscape architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the roles of values and ethics when making decisions.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear for work or an interview or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
2 p.m.
Gabriel AntoniniJoin Gabriel Antonini and several other experts from legendary high-end microphone maker DPA Microphones for a recording session and a critical listening and evaluation session. Topics will include microphone technique, acoustics, and instrument-specific microphone choice. Free and open the public.
5 p.m.
Get introduced to the process of intentional career planning, and you can begin exploring immediately!
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
7 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in nutrition and dietetics is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
9:30 a.m.
Community engagement is often equated solely with service. But with on-campus committee commitments, it can be difficult to find time for any other service activities. Hear from faculty who found ways to integrate their personal community interests into their classrooms and research agendas.
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
12 p.m.
Oboeist Alex KleinJoin Ball State oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and Grammy-Award winning guest artist Alex Klein for a day filled with master classes, mock auditions and feedback, oboe ensembles, practice tips, and meet and greet time. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Trombonist Natalie MannixJoin Ball State trombone professor Chris Van Hof with guest artist Natalie Mannix for a day and a half of learning and music making. The Festival will feature recitals, master classes, and mass trombone ensemble participation for all. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Trombonist Natalie MannixJoin Ball State trombone professor Chris Van Hof with guest artist Natalie Mannix for a day and a half of learning and music making. The Festival will feature recitals, master classes, and mass trombone ensemble participation for all. Free and open to the public.