December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
December 10, 2021
The Miller College of Business at Ball State University has announced the launch of the Miller Leadership Academy. This new scholarship and support program will provide select incoming Ball State freshmen an $11,000 renewable scholarship—plus resources and services that focus on supporting underserved students financially, academically, and holistically.
December 8, 2021
Ball State University’s Guardian Scholars Program has won a 2021 Aging Out Institute (AOI) Award, which celebrates the effective strategies of organizations that work with youth who age out of foster care.
November 24, 2021
Dr. Don Shondell, an iconic figure in the sport of volleyball who founded the men’s program at Ball State University, passed away Tuesday night. He was 92.
November 23, 2021
Ball State University offers one of the best courses of study for students aspiring to become entrepreneurs, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The Princeton Review, the education services company known for its annual college and graduate school rankings, once again selected Ball State for its list, “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2022.”
November 2, 2021
A recent study, spearheaded by Dr. Richard J. Petts, professor of Sociology at Ball State University, examines if and how workplace leave policies affect perceived job commitment.
October 27, 2021
Seven Ball State University Historic Preservation graduate students completed a team project that was awarded second place in the national 2021 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition. For this project, the students documented the Canal Pump House at Oldfields—an historic site in Indianapolis.
October 27, 2021
Ball State University Director of Athletics Beth Goetz today was recognized by Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) as one of the publication’s 2021 “Women of Influence.”
October 25, 2021
One of Ball State University’s latest immersive learning opportunities offers many students within the University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture (CAP) the chance to learn while designing and helping to build an affordable, net-zero energy duplex home on Indianapolis’ near-east side.
October 22, 2021
The Ross Community Center is once again offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to speakers of other languages in the Muncie community who are interested in learning English.
October 14, 2021
Ball State University is celebrating 95 years of Homecoming next week, with festivities beginning Monday, Oct. 18, through the Cardinal football team’s Oct. 23 home matchup against rival Miami University at Scheumann Stadium.
October 11, 2021
Ball State PBS (formerly WIPB-TV) is looking for stories about Eaton, Indiana. Ball State PBS, the PBS station located on the Ball State University campus, will feature Eaton in its ongoing series celebrating small towns in its viewing area.
October 11, 2021
Ball State’s University Libraries has established a non-sectarian Contemplation Space, in Bracken Library, that is designed for quiet personal contemplation, reflection, meditation, prayer, and relaxation.
October 8, 2021
Ball State University’s College of Fine Arts is expanding the offerings in this year’s Arts Alive, the college’s annual event series aimed at making arts and entertainment more accessible to community members and students.
October 7, 2021
Ball State PBS has been awarded a $260,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS to extend the reach and impact of PBS KIDS early learning resources to local communities.
October 6, 2021
Ball State University, in collaboration with Southeastern University and the Minnesota Humanities Center, recently received funding from the Teagle Foundation for a groundbreaking effort to promote content-rich historical and civic learning for undergraduates.
October 6, 2021
A Ball State University alumna and best-selling author has donated the honorarium from her work as the University’s Fall 2021 Writer-in-Residence to provide free books to numerous community partners.
October 4, 2021
Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) announced today a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation.
October 4, 2021
Parkinson Voice Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has named the Ball State University Speech-Language Clinic as a recipient of its 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant Program. A full listing of the 2021 grant recipients can be found here.
October 1, 2021
After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has announced the return of Startup Weekend Muncie, powered by Techstars.
September 29, 2021
Ball State University has launched a new monthly podcast, “Our Call to Beneficence,” hosted by President Geoffrey S. Mearns. The podcast features conversations with graduates and friends of Ball State who embody the spirit of Beneficence—as represented by the campus statue that is the icon of the University—through their professional success and personal service.
September 28, 2021
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) announced this week that it has awarded STEM Teacher Grant funding to support the Hoosier STEM Academy program, a partnership among Ball State University, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis and Purdue University.
September 21, 2021
The Department of Journalism is pleased to announce that The Washington Post reporter Hannah Dreier is the recipient of the 2021 Ball State University Department of Journalism National Writing Award.
September 16, 2021
Memories & Inspiration presents more than 60 selected works from a body of art amassed over 35 years by Kerry and C. Betty Davis. Their collection includes works by Romare Bearden, Beverly Buchanan, Elizabeth Catlett, Ernest T. Crichlow, Sam Gilliam, Loïs Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Gordon Parks, Alma Thomas, and Charles White.
September 13, 2021
Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, a 2012 Ball State University graduate, is returning to Ball State as the next guest in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series.