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June 9, 2021
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today that Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns has been elected the MAC’s Chair of the Council of Presidents. He replaces University at Buffalo President Dr. Satish Tripathi, who served as Chair for the last four academic years. President Mearns has also been named the MAC representative to the NCAA Board of Directors.
June 7, 2021
This Fall, Ball State University will welcome back to campus graduate Ashley C. Ford for a writer-in-residence program that will allow her to share her work and to interact with students and faculty, as well as engage with the campus and local communities.
June 7, 2021
Dillon “MLBD” Kleinvehn will be joining Ball State University as the first graduate assistant of its Esports program, where he will also serve as the first-ever head coach of the Ball State League of Legends team.
June 4, 2021
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced this week that it has awarded Ball State University’s Teachers College a $2.9 million grant to fund COVID-19 student learning recovery programs.
May 19, 2021
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has hosted another successful E-Day, or Evaluation Day, providing senior standing students an opportunity to present their venture plans to an external panel of business leaders.
May 15, 2021
On Saturday, Ball State University welcomed back more than 900 graduates whose Class of 2020 Commencement ceremonies were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 14, 2021
Dr. Lindsey Blom, a professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Ball State University, has earned a high honor from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) for her dedication to student fulfillment.
May 10, 2021
A spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free, public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16.
May 8, 2021
Ball State University on Friday and Saturday held five in-person commencement ceremonies to honor approximately 2,500 participating Spring 2021 graduates.
May 5, 2021
Ball State University will hold in-person commencement exercises this Friday and Saturday and again on May 15. The University urges all participants, attendees, and Muncie residents to plan for potential traffic delays both near Scheumann Stadium and on Interstate 69.
April 27, 2021
Cyrus Green, a graduate student at Ball State University has been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship to fund seven months of language and cultural study.
April 27, 2021
U.S. News & World Report recognized Burris Laboratory School as the ninth-best high school in the state of Indiana in its annual Best High Schools Ranking
April 22, 2021
Ball State University student Blake Chapman is the 2021 recipient of the Al Rent Honorary Ball State PBS/IPR Public Media Student Award.
April 20, 2021
This afternoon, the jury rendered a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer.
April 20, 2021
Personnel from Ball State PBS will be in New Castle, Ind., on April 24 to conduct on-camera interviews for its upcoming program, “Now Entering…New Castle.”
April 15, 2021
Erin Mason will join Ball State University in the newly-created position of University Registrar, effective July 1, 2021.
April 14, 2021
Ball State University has extended the hours of its on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic, while also establishing a waiting list for those requesting to receive the Moderna vaccine before their scheduled appointment.
April 8, 2021
Ball State University is disbursing nearly $8 million in federal financial aid to eligible students.
April 7, 2021
During the third annual One Ball State Day on April 6, Ball State University celebrated its best single day of fundraising ever.
April 1, 2021
Ball State University is hosting a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for its state-of-the-art Esports Center.
April 1, 2021
Ball State University journalism professor Dr. Adam Kuban is the 2021 Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award winner, awarded by Indiana Campus Compact, for his outstanding contribution to the scholarship of engagement.
April 1, 2021
Governor Holcomb announced some important changes to his Executive Order regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The amended order converts the current face mask covering mandate to a state mask advisory,
March 31, 2021
Anderson University (AU) and Ball State University (BSU) announce a new partnership, through which students will have the opportunity to earn a dual degree.
March 31, 2021
Ball State PBS will feature New Castle, a Henry County town, in its ongoing series celebrating small towns in its viewing area.
March 30, 2021
New rankings once again reflect Ball State University’s excellence in its graduate degree programs in teaching and education.

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