Join us throughout March for special events surrounding Ball State’s Centennial Celebration of its proud past and bright future.

Centennial Events

Sunshine Week Speaker Sandra Chapman

March 12 | 7 p.m.

Investigative Journalist Sandra Chapman will present “Digging for the Truth: Cancer in one Indiana Community” in the Ball State Journalism Alumni Center. The WTHR-TV Channel 13 reporter will dig into her experience covering the high rate of childhood cancer in Johnson County, Indiana, since 2015. Add to your calendar.

CCIM Community Day

March 16 | 12 p.m.

Experience how commercials are made, tour the Ball State Daily newsroom, and meet the Indiana Public Radio team during the CCIM Community Day. Add to your calendar.

Women Working in Technology Conference

March 22 | 8 a.m.

Women and male allies are invited to explore navigating roles within the technology sector and advocating for inclusion. Network and learn alongside a group of like-minded, inspiring individuals. Add to your calendar.

College-wide Community Service Day

March 23 | All Day

College of Communication, Information and Media faculty, staff, and students are invited to come together for a Habitat for Humanity cleanup and workday. Add to your calendar.

The 64th Annual Journalism Day

March 25 | All Day

The 64th Annual Journalism Day will bring more than 1,000 middle and high school journalists to campus Monday, March 25, 2019. The theme of the event is “Retro/Relevant: Journalism then, now and forever!” and will celebrate two milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Department of Journalism and the 50th anniversary of Tinker v. Des Moines. The keynote speaker is Mary Beth Tinker. Add to your calendar.

Letterman Speaker: Kathleen Hall Jamieson

March 27 | 7:30 p.m.

Renowned professor and author Kathleen Hall Jamieson will speak at the 10th Anniversary of the Letterman Lecture Series. Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, the Walter and Leonore Director of the university’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, and Program Director of the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands. Add to your calendar.

CCIM Career Carnival/Spring Training

March 29 | 12 p.m.

Connect with College of Communication, Information and Media alumni for one-on-one advice and feedback about the industry, resumes, and portfolios. Add to your calendar.

TEDx Event

March 30 | All Day

Hear about the latest trends and topics in communications and media industries and connect with top CCIM alumni, faculty, and students during a TEDx. Add to your calendar.

Student Social Media Takeover

The University will turn over the management of its Snapchat account to College of Communication, Information, and Media students on March 12, 14, 16, 23, 28, and 30. Be sure to follow us and check out what a day in the life is like for our students!

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Graduates of Distinction

College of Communication, Information, and Media graduates are among Ball State’s many in its 100 years who have made lasting contributions here in Indiana and around the world. We graduate scholars who are leaders in their professions and community. Thank you, everyone.