Get ready to hit the ground running. The juniors and seniors in our 35-plus student-run organizations are ready to mentor and pass on their legacies to the next generation.

People with initiative thrive here. Every year students and faculty receive national and international recognition:

  • Our students, faculty, and staff have won 66 regional Emmys since 1999.
  • Ball State Daily News and Ball Bearings magazine regularly receive honors for cross-platform storytelling, including Gold Crowns and Pacemakers.
  • The Ball State Speech Team consistently brings home national championships and rankings.
  • Our senior director of digital sports production was honored with the Sports Video Group’s Pioneer Award.

Organizations and Activities by Department

Communication Studies Students

Communication Studies

Join the speech or debate teams, Comm Club, or Lambda Pi Eta. Learn more.

School of Journalism and Strategic Communication Students

Journalism and Strategic Communication

Our student-run media, agencies, and other organizations will give you the hands-on experience you need to excel in your career. Learn more.
TCOM Student with Emmy Award


TV, radio, film—You have dozens of options to choose from among our many award-winning organizations. Learn more.
Student and Faculty

Center for Information and Communication Sciences

Get involved with professional organizations and be a part of the CICS Community Blogs. Learn more.