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Charlie Cardinal claps for student winners of vaccine incentive prizes announced by Kathy Wolf, vice president for marketing and communications, July 14, 2021. Each Wednesday at noon, through Sept. 8, university staff will announce new winners of incentive prizes. Ball State University YouTube page, Screenshot Capture

Ball State starts student, employee vaccination incentives program drawings

Ball State’s executive leadership team started a new vaccination incentive program to further encourage students and faculty to get vaccinated for COVID-19 before the start of the fall semester.  After a difficult school year shaped by social distancing and nontraditional methods of classroom instruction, Kathy Wolf, vice president for marketing and communications, said Ball State leaders were happy to roll out this new program.

Karrah Herring, State of Indiana chief equity, inclusion and opportunity officer, spoke via Zoom May 26, 2021 to reflect on her first four months in her new position. Her main goals, she said, are to foster an inclusive environment in Indiana's education, workforce, health care and public safety programs. Indiana Governor's Office, Photo Provided

Indiana Chief Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity Officer Karah Herring shares her progress in first four months of position

In November 2020, Karrah Herring was appointed as the Indiana government’s first-ever chief equity, inclusion and opportunity officer by Gov. Eric Holcomb, a position she stepped into in February of this year. On May 26, 2021, she reflected in a Zoom presentation on her goals to build diversity and foster an inclusive environment within the state government to better provide services to every state citizen.

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