Spring 2021

Brightfields for a Brighter Future: Solar Potential Analysis for the City of Muncie

Faculty Mentor:  Sanglim Yoo, Department of Urban Planning

Community Partner:  Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter

 

A Community Intervention: Interprofessional experiences addressing healthy eating, and physical activity

Faculty Mentors:  Shannon Powers and Jean-Charles Lebeau, School of Kinesiology; Christina Jones, Department of Nutrition and Health Science

Community Partners:  Harvest Christian Church, Muncie Housing Authority

 

Computer Science for Muncie (and surrounding) Schools (CS4MS+)

Faculty Mentor:  Dave Largent, Department of Computer Science

Community Partners:  Burris Laboratory School, Muncie Central High School, Northside Middle School

 

A Data-Driven Content Strategy for the CCIM College’s Online, Mobile, and Social Media

Faculty Mentor:  Miao Guo, Telecommunications

Community Partners:  WTHR-TV, College of Communication, Information and Media

 

Delaware County Comprehensive Plan/MAP Storefront Studio

Faculty Mentor:  Scott Truex, Department of Urban Planning

Community Partners:  Building Better Neighborhoods, City of Muncie, Delaware County Planning Commission, Muncie Action Plan

 

Henry Gets Moving

Faculty Mentor:  Nicole Koontz, School of Kinesiology

Community Partners:  Muncie Community Schools, Delaware County Purdue Extension

 

iMade@MadJax:  Intersections of the arts, industry, downtown Muncie and Ball State University students with the East Central Neighborhood

Faculty Mentor:  Kevin Klinger, Department of Architecture

Community Partners:  Building Better Neighborhoods, East Central Neighborhood, MadJax, Midwest Metals, Indiana Hardwod and Lumberman’s Association, Ecovantage

 

Interior Design Studio 5:  TherAplay Design Evaluation-Post Occupancy

Faculty Mentor:  Shireen Kanakri, Department of Construction Management and Interior Design

Community Partner:  Children’s TherAplay Foundation

 

The Junior Producers Club

Faculty Mentor:  Christoph Thompson, School of Music

Community Partners:  Boys and Girls Club, Buley Community Center

 

Mapping the Living Quality for Muncie Neighborhoods

Faculty Mentor:  Jason Yang, Department of Geography

Community Partners:  Building Better Neighborhoods, Muncie Action Plan

 

Midwestern Stories

Faculty Mentor:  Andrea Wolfe and Kathryn Ludwig, Department of English

Community Partner:  Minnetrista Cultural Center

 

Muncie Neighborhoods Promotional Marketing Design

Faculty Mentor:  Shantanu Suman, School of Art

Community Partners:  Building Better Neighborhoods, Muncie Action Plan

 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors:  Recipe Bank Demonstration Videos Using Products Distributed at Second Harvest Tailgate Food Distribution Events

Faculty Mentor:  Carol Friesen, Department of Nutrition and Health Science

Community Partner:  Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana

 

Philosophy Outreach Project (POP)

Faculty Mentor:  Sarah Vitale, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Community Partner:  Muncie Central High School

 

Putting Downtown Muncie on the Map:  Cartography for Businesses, Arts and History

Faculty Mentor Jörn Seemann, Department of Geography

Community Partner:  Muncie Downtown Development

 

Relationships Matter Muncie Police and Community Dialogue

Faculty Mentor:  Kiesha Warren-Gordon, College of Sciences & Humanities

Community Partners:  Muncie Community and Muncie Police Department

 

Representation and Recognition in Underserved Communities: A Rebranding Project to Clarify and Further Beneficence Family Scholar’s Mission

Faculty Mentor:  Peggy Fisher, Department of Communication Studies

Community Partner:  Beneficence Family Scholars

 

Stance

Faculty Mentor:  David Concepcion, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Community Partners:  EBSCO Information Services, The Philosopher’s Index, The American Philosophical Association

 

Supporting the Muncie Community School Dual Language Programs and Promoting Teaching Careers to BSU Latinx Students

Faculty Mentors:  Chin-Sook Pak, Department of Modern Languages and Classics; Lynne Stallings, Department of English; Patricia Clark, Department of Early Childhood Youth and Family Studies

Community Partner:  West View Elementary School

 

Transforming the Muncie Mall into a Community Sustainability Hub

Faculty Mentor:  Sarah Keogh, Department of Architecture

Community Partners:  Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance

 

Using Nature to Redesign Places of Worship in Muncie, IN

Faculty Mentors:  Sarah Angne Alfaro and Sherif Attallah, Department of Construction Management and Interior Design

Community Partners:  Islamic Center of Muncie, Riverside United Methodist Church

 

Virtual Theatre

Faculty Mentor:  Tom Horan, Andre Garner, and Matt Reeder, School of Art

Community Partners:  Phoenix Theatre, Indianapolis

 

Writing for Change

Faculty Mentors: Kathryn Ludwig, Laura Romano, and Darolyn “Lyn” Jones, Department of English

Community Partners: YWCA, Muncie Mission and Beyond I Can