A community thrives when its citizens are involved, prepared and informed.

Advancing the ideals of civic literacy, community involvement and public service embodied by Dr. Bowen’s career. The Center provides networking, training and research opportunities through its three institutes.

2016 WISH-TV/Ball State University

Hoosier Survey Results Released!

Learn More

Indiana Emergency Managers and the Incident Command System

Posted on

By: Sean Hildebrand Ball State University After the September 11 attacks on New York City and Washington DC, the federal government became more proactive in the fields of homeland security and emergency management. Several new requirements of local governments were established, including the National Incident Management System (NIMS). An important part of this system is…
Read full post…

2016 Hoosier Priorities For The General Assembly

Posted on

Dr. Joseph Losco, Director Ball State University Despite an improvement in the state’s economy, the number of Hoosiers citing job creation as the number one priority for the Indiana General Assembly ticked up four percentage points over last year.  Reducing crime (67%) and improving public schools (66%) followed in second and third places respectively with…
Read full post…