30 Nov 2017

As the 2017 fall semester winds down, seventeen Ball State students from the “Public Policy, Healthcare, and Disability” class in the College of Health attended a trip to Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis. Our students began the experience with a tour of the hospital provided by Eskenazi Health Foundation staff.  Following the tour, the class continued […]

07 Aug 2017

At the close of this summer’s Initiative for Empowerment and Economic Independence (IEEI) internship program, 19 interns from seven Indiana colleges and universities received their well-deserved recognition. With the expansion of IEEI to include more colleges and more students with physical and sensory disabilities, what began as a partnership between Ball State and Eskenazi Health […]

19 May 2017

Back Row: Lucas Smith, Ryan Beery, Katelyn Warner, Mary Beth, Andrew Johnson Front Row: Lizzie Ford, Anna Higgins, Greg As commencement and another semester conclude, it is essential to celebrate the diversity, hard work, academic honesty, and social responsibility of our students.  At Ball State, students with disabilities are aware that employers are seeking highly […]

19 Jan 2017

The Indiana Minority Business Magazine, through the Indianapolis Recorder, recognized their 2017 Champions of Diversity on Friday, January 13th. I had the distinct privilege of receiving the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Award. As we reflect on Dr. King’s legacy, the dream of equality continues to evolve. For people with disabilities, progress moves the dream from “Yes […]