March 18, 2019
For many years, journalism professor Dr. Jennifer Palilonis researched and developed a master’s degree program, called Emerging Media Design and Development in Ball State University’s Department of Journalism. The program, also known as EMDD, is a unique field bringing together students with diverse backgrounds and creating the next generation of business communicators in this media-centered world.
March 1, 2019
A new Ball State University study suggests companies that place a higher emphasis on their employees may be more innovative and entrepreneurial. The study, "Social reactiveness and innovation: The impact of stakeholder salience on corporate entrepreneurship," examined 200 senior-level managers and developed a social proactivness scale which measured a manager's priorities toward internal and external issues.
February 7, 2019
Ball State Sports Link will tonight produce and broadcast the first esports tournament for broadcast in the university’s history. Sports Link and Cardinal Esports have partnered on the project, which will highlight a Rocket League Tournament featuring Ball State student-athletes and esports student organization players.
January 9, 2019
The president of Ball State University says the recently-released strategic plan aims to guide the university through the next century.
November 6, 2018
Three months into the job, Ball State University's new athletics director says she's happy with early successes, but knows there is work to be done. Beth Goetz says she will work on raising attendance by focusing not only on a better product, but also improving fan experience.
November 1, 2018
As Ball State ramps up the celebration of its centennial, President Geoffrey Mearns says the school will continue to grow through a broader message and stronger partnership with the Muncie community.
June 4, 2018
A Ball State University telecommunications professor will this week appear on Turner Classic Movies
May 15, 2018
Ball State University has named its Logistics and Supply Chain Management Center after a former chief executive officer of United Parcel Service Inc. The university says the move honors Kent "Oz" Nelson for his career and "lasting impact on the university and the Miller College of Business."
April 11, 2018
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
April 10, 2018
Story quotes Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center Assistant Director Krystal Geyer.
February 18, 2018
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns discusses how the university would oversee MCS.
February 5, 2018
Story notes five Ball State University students are headed to South Korea to be part of an international media contingent. Two students explain how they’ll cover the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
February 5, 2018
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: WEVV-TV also quoted Hicks on this subject. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
January 17, 2018
Story notes media students from Ball State University will head to South Korea next month to cover the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Five students, led by journalism professor Ryan Sparrow, will provide daily coverage of the Olympics for the university's student-run news agency, BSU at the Games. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
January 9, 2018
Story notes that Ball State is among several Indiana schools are included in U.S. News & World Report's list of the "Best Online MBA Programs." Ball State is part of a three-way tie for 16th, along with Florida State University and the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. Note: The Indianapolis Star also reported on the rankings.
January 5, 2018
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: WIBC-FM also quoted Hicks. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
December 11, 2017
Story notes Ball State University's undergraduate degree in computer science education will combine computer science major and education core requirements in what President Geoff Mearns calls "a logical step" for preparing the next generation of educators in the state. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC's media team.
December 11, 2017
Story notes the phase one results, released by Ball State University's Center for Business and Economic Research, pegs the figure at more than $1.2 billion, with the lion's share coming from private investment. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC's media team.
November 30, 2017
Story notes one of the stars of the hit comedy “Modern Family” will be in Muncie this weekend. Five-time Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson will serve as a visiting guest artist at Ball State University. Note: WRTV-6 also posted a story on the visit. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 21, 2017
Story notes three reappointments. Note: The Star Press also reported on the reappointments.
November 17, 2017
Video story notes that CBER director Michael Hicks participated on “The Insiders.”
November 9, 2017
Story notes newly-released study from Ball State’s Bowen Center and Old National Bank shows a majority of Hoosiers support cold beer sales in supermarkets and convenience stores and alcohol sales on Sunday. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 6, 2017
Story notes Ball State University has launched a new brand strategy it says captures the spirit of intellectual curiosity and bold ambitions. The university says "We Fly" refers to its promise to challenge each other to excel.