Spring 2019

Analysis of Fluid Viscosities Used to Treat Human Dysphagia
Faculty Mentors:  Mary Ewing, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; Ranjith Wijesinghe, Department of Physics
Community Partners:  Meridian Health Services, St. Vincent Health System (Molly Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP) and Catherine Seitz, M.A. CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Ball State University Honors College 60th Anniversary Oral History
Faculty Mentor:  Michael Doyle, Department of History
Community Partner:  Ball State University - Honors College

Bringing in and Branching out:  Recruiting Employees and Building Community Connections
Faculty Mentor:  Peggy Fisher, Department of Communication Studies
Community Partner:  Open Door Health Services

The Children Facing Challenges Literature Project
Faculty Mentor:  Carolyn Hitchens, Department of Elementary Education
Community Partner:  Wes Del Elementary

Cultural Identities and Community Engagement
Faculty Mentor:  Ruby Cain, Department of Educational Studies

DANCE! Muncie After School
Faculty Mentor:  Melanie Swihart, Department of Theatre and Dance
Community Partner:  Muncie Community Schools

Developing Healthy Neighborhoods
Faculty Mentor:  Jane Ellery, Department of Kinesiology
Community Partner:  Building Better Neighborhoods

Discovery New Works Festival
Faculty Mentor:  Thomas Horan, Department of Theatre and Dance
Community Partners:  North American Laboratory for the Performing Arts, The Phoenix Theater in Indianapolis, IndyFringe, and The National New Play Network

Energy Assessment for Small Commercial Buildings in Muncie
Faculty Mentor:  Sherif Attallah, Department of Construction Management and Interior Design
Community Partner:  Muncie Chamber of Commerce

Healthy Moms, Healthy Communities:  Understanding Perceptions and Evaluating Maternal Opioid Treatment in Muncie
Faculty Mentor:  Caitlyn Leonardson-Placek, Department of Anthropology
Community Partner:  Suzanne Gresham Center

i-Made (Indiana Made) Muncie:  Custom Fabricated Design-through-Production
Faculty Mentor:  Kevin Klinger, Department of Architecture
Community Partners:  Indiana Hardwoods (IHLA), Midwest Metals, Minnetrista, Mobile Market

Immersive Learning Video Project
Faculty Mentor:  Tim Pollard, Department of Telecommunications
Community Partner:  Office of Immersive Learning

Interior Design Studio 5:  Immersive Learning at Children’s TherAplay Foundation
Faculty Mentor:  Shireen Kanakri, Department of Construction Management and Interior Design
Community Partner:  Children’s TherAplay Foundation

Making Housing Advocates with the 8-12 Coalition
Faculty Mentor:  John West, Department of Urban Planning
Community Partner:  Building Better Neighborhoods, Habitat for Humanity

Measurement and Reporting for Sustainability
Faculty Mentor:  Mary Annette Rose, Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education
Community PartnerBall State University, Center for Energy Research Education Service (CERES)

Media Management:  Strategic Planning and Consulting for Local Media Outlets
Faculty Mentor:  Miao Guo, Department of Telecommunications
Community Partner: WTHR-TV

Muncie Neighborhood Visual Identity Design
Faculty Mentor:  Shantanu Suman, School of Art
Community Partners:  Building Better Neighborhoods, Muncie Action Plan

Partnering with the Whitely Community to Establish an Understanding of Community and Police Interactions
Faculty Mentor:  Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Community Partners:  The Facing Project, Whitely Community Council

Philosophy for High School Students
Faculty Mentor:  Sarah Vitale, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Community Partner:  Muncie Central High School

Purple Cow:  Moving from Ordinary to Extraordinary Care for Children
Faculty Mentor:  Stacey Allred, Department of Elementary Education
Community Partner:  Kidz Korner Child Care Center

Second Harvest Video Project 
Faculty Mentors:  Suzanne Plesha, Office of Immersive Learning; Tim Pollard, Department of Telecommunications
Community Partner:  Second Harvest Food Bank

Serious Game Design with Minnetrista
Faculty Mentor:  Paul Gestwicki, Department of Computer Science
Community Partner:  Minnetrista

Tips and Tactics on Prevention of Human Trafficking
Faculty Mentor:  Ronald Dolon, Department of Social Work
Community Partner:  A Better Way