Graham Watson

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  • Lessons on Leadership with President Geoffrey S. Mearns 2pm to 3pm @ Virtual Event


    Thursday, April 1

    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns has had a diverse range of professional experiences, from his roles as a federal prosecutor and trial lawyer to his second career in academia, which has included his administrative positions as a dean, a provost, and a university president. In this session, he will reflect on several of the most valuable leadership lessons he has learned over the course of his career, and he will share how those lessons inform his work on behalf of Ball State.

    This program is ideal for people interested in learning more about how to be effective leaders and how to develop and utilize leadership skills on the job that will help in the advancement of their careers.

    COST: Special Programs are free for SLA Members, $25 non-members, $15 non-profits. *scholarships are available


    - Learn how and why leadership skills are critical to success

    - Explore how leadership skills empower you to work more effectively with others

    - Learn how to boost your own leadership self-confidence

    - Apply lessons shared to your own leadership goals


    President Geoffrey S. Mearns serves as the 17th president of Ball State University.

    After joining the University in May 2017, President Mearns helped to develop a new strategic plan. Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes a long-range vision for the University that sets priorities across five key areas: undergraduate excellence, graduate education and lifetime learning, community engagement and impact, scholarship and societal impact, and institutional and inclusive excellence.

    During his tenure, President Mearns has pursued initiatives that have produced the largest freshman class in history and increased alumni engagement and fundraising. President Mearns has also strengthened the University’s relationship with the community, most notably through its innovative partnership with Muncie Community Schools.

    President Mearns earned his undergraduate degree in English from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Virginia. After a legal career that included serving as a federal prosecutor, President Mearns held academic and administrative roles at Cleveland State University, and then he served as president of Northern Kentucky University. He and his wife, Jennifer, have five children.

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Mar 13, 2021


  • Building A Better Bridges 6pm to 10pm @ Cornerstone Center for the Arts 520 E Main St. Muncie, IN 47305
    Cost: $50 (discounts for buying multiple tickets)
    Ages: 21+

    *** We have officially rescheduled the date for this event! Previously purchased tickets are still valid. We will open the ticketing site soon with the remaining tickets! ***

    Pete's Bar & Grill will be providing a five-course tasting menu that will be paired with your favorite craft beers from Guardian Brewing Company and Bad Dad Brewing Company! You will also be invited to make one-time donations, monthly pledges, and partnerships to come alongside Bridges as we help our clients take their first steps towards home!

    Make sure you bring your checkbook for the silent auction and your appetite!

    Cocktail attire is preferred, but not required.

    This is a 21+ event.

    [Tickets are $50 a piece with discounts available for buying multiple tickets. Each table seats 8 people. We will provide guests with a pint upon arrival, with dinner starting at 7pm. Each course will include a 5oz pour of paired beer. If you have any other questions, feel free to message us and we will respond as soon as possible!]

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