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Promoting student success is at the core of everything we do in the College of Communication, Information, and Media. Throughout every step of their academic journey, we are committed to providing students with the assistance they need to thrive. 

CCIM Student Success Team  

Treon McClendon Tréon McClendon works with CCIM to oversee and coordinate student success initiatives. From meeting with students and connecting them with campus resources to spearheading programs like our SOAR initiative, Tréon is dedicated to assisting students and ensuring they have the tools they need to succeed.

Meet Tréon McClendon

SOAR Program

SOAR stands for Success, Opportunity, Acumen, and Readiness. This program was founded to serve as a cornerstone in supporting student success and is guided by three main pillars/values: passion, progression, and perseverance. 

SOAR helps ensure every CCIM student receives extensive opportunities to focus on career exploration, professional growth, and developing a sense of belonging and self-identity throughout their time at Ball State. 

Learn about the CCIM SOAR Program

Living-Learning Programs

The CCIM Living-Learning Community (LLC) is designed to enhance students' academic capabilities and provide key resources under the same roof as their home away from home. Throughout the semester, events and activities are held to help foster a sense of belonging and community among students and facilitate faculty/student engagement outside of the classroom.

CCIM Living-Learning Community

Other Student Support Services and Resources

We provide a range of resources to students in an attempt to anticipate any needs they may have as they adjust to college life, discover and grow their passion for their chosen field of study, and build the foundation for a meaningful career and life. 

Some of these resources include: