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Philanthropy Education Council 

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The Philanthropy Education Council is the Ball State University Foundation’s official student group in charge of student and campus engagement and philanthropy for the award-winning One Ball State Day (OBSD). Students plan and execute OBSD events such as Cardinal Cab, I Spy Charlie, Pizza with the President, Cardinal Nest, and other activities. It is the mission of PEC to educate their Ball State student peers about philanthropy at the University and answering the call to Beneficence.

  • Be an ambassador for the University.
  • Gain digital media, planning, organization, and leadership skills. · Help plan high-profile events such as the University’s giving day—One Ball State Day.
  • Network with alumni and donors at Ball State Foundation events.
  • Connect with other Ball State students.
  • Be featured in media and print communication pieces.


Interested in joining PEC?

Currently enrolled Ball State students are welcome to apply to join the Council.

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Have a question or want more information? Contact Ashlee Anderson, advisor of the Philanthropy Education Council.

Council Initiatives

One Ball State Day
PEC Members at One Ball State Day

The Philanthropy Education Council is responsible for the student component of One Ball State Day – a 24-hour engagement and fundraising event where Cardinals across the world participate through social media and support their favorite areas of the University.

One Ball State Day unites the Cardinal Nation. It's a day we celebrate and support the University we love!

Top 100 Student Awards

People celebrating student becoming a Top 100 student
The Philanthropy Education Council has the opportunity to lead the student promotion of the Top 100 Student Awards. This program honors 100 outstanding Ball State University junior and senior undergraduate students who excel in academic excellence, campus leadership, and community impact. These Cardinals represent Beneficence both in and out of the classroom. To learn more, visit


Alex Buxton

Alex Buxton, '25
Interpersonal Communication Studies

Serenity Dutton

Serenity Dutton '27
Elementary Education

Caecey Franz

Caecy Franz, '26
Physics Education

Callahan Lacy

Callahan Lacy, '25
Vice President
Media Digital Audio Production

Payten Romig

Payten Romig, '24


Brooke Stallings

Brooke Stallings, '25
Interpersonal Communication Studies

Mac Vore

Mac Vore, '26

Jacob Young

Jacob Young, '25