Category: Programs

  • OCE welcomes new team member!

    In November, the Office of Community Engagement welcomed Lucinda Stipp to the team! Lucinda is the new Coordinator for the Training, Resource and Advocacy Connector (TRAC). The East Central Indiana Region was awarded $15 million in funds from the State of Indiana’s Regional Economic Acceleration & Development Initiative (READI) program in 2021. In late 2022, […]

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  • OCE Welcomes Jeri McCorkle as Program Manager for TRAC

    Jeri McCorkle has been named Program Manager for the new Training, Resource and Advocacy Connector (TRAC), part of the East Central Indiana Talent Collaborative (ECITC). TRAC was developed to support local early care and learning providers in the ECITC’s nine-county region – Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Grant, Henry, Jay, Randolph, Rush and Wayne. “I am passionate […]

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    A new way to ‘Experience Muncie’ offered at E.B. Ball Center

    The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center is offering a new way to “Experience Muncie.” Beginning March 29, the center will offer an “Experience Muncie” course specifically created for the English language learner. This noncredit class was designed to provide stimulating intellectual opportunities to English language learners through presentations, conversations, and field trips to familiarize […]

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  • Suzie Jones sits at a table with three children who are coloring Charlie Cardinal

    Charlie Cardinal gets a makeover

    Preschoolers participate in annual Charlie’s Coloring Challenge Charlie Cardinal, the Ball State University mascot, has never looked better. Or more colorful. The children at United Day Care Center took some time on a recent afternoon to color in their feathered friend as part of the annual Charlie’s Coloring Challenge. Scarlett Reed, 4, was putting the […]

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