Okay, so what’s the Star Party?
It’s like the College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) Super Party. But for people who want to learn more about getting involved in the humanities at Ball State.
When and where?
Monday, September 9, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Studebaker East Multipurpose Room.
In what way is it for introverts?
- We will provide a beforehand and at registration
- Every displaying organization will provide a “takeaway” sheet with info (or simply a link to your website or social media accounts).
- Attendee name tags will have stickers so people can identify fellow introverts.
- You can take a Myers Briggs test at (or before) the event. Go ahead and take the premium assessment. Enter your email address and a password. The access code for Ball State is bsu788.
Hmmm. What can you do with a major in the humanities?
Anything! We’ll show you.
Who is the Star Party for?
This event is for everyone.
- If you’re undecided.
- If you’re switching majors.
- If you’re getting started in one of these majors.
We want to help you find your “true north,” your purpose and passion.
What’s the Star Party going to be like?
Come if you want to learn more about:
- editing and publishing
- book arts
- study abroad
- academic and literary journals
- public history
- spoken-word poetry
- tutoring jobs
- strategic communications
- community activism
- language immersion
- service learning
- and more!
Who’s your featured speaker?
Our keynote speaker is Jennifer Banning Gose, who earned a BA in History and an MA in English, both at Ball State. Today, she’s the Director of Career Education at the Center for Career and Community Engagement at Earlham College.
More about Jennifer Banning Gose
- Jennifer’s mission as the Director of Career Education at Earlham is to develop large-scale, long-term strategies for connecting Earlham students and alumni to meaningful career discernment, experiential learning, professional resources, and networking opportunities.
- Most importantly, she helps tell the story of how a liberal arts education can change the world.
- Connect with Jennifer Banning Gose on LinkedIn.
Jennifer will speak for about 10 minutes to kick off the evening, and then will be sitting at a table to talk with students in small groups.
Will there be food?
Oh yes. Pizza and prizes will be available.
Who will be there?
Cool immersive learning classes you can take
- Philosophy Outreach Project
- Jacket Copy Creative
- Digital Literature Review
- Broken Plate
- Book Arts Collaborative
- Creative Writing in the Community
New majors and minors
- Religion Conversation Hour
- Philosophy Club
- Writers Community
- English Ed Club
- Japanese Animation Society
- Modern Language Clubs (German, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, French, Spanish)
- Poetic Summit (spoken-word poetry)
- The Comic Collaborative
- Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
- Phi Sigma Tau–Philosophy Honor Society
- Alpha Mu Gamma–Modern Languages Honor Society
- Phi Alpha Theta–History Honor Society
- English & Philosophy/Religious Advisor: Jen Wells
- History Advisor: Shane Lanning
- Modern Languages & Classics Advising: James Haston
- Career Center: Emily Karas
- Study Abroad