April 9, 2024
2023 Ball State University Spring Commencement ceremonyBall State University next month will confer approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at its 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony. Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and 1989 Ball State University graduate, will deliver the address to Ball State’s Class of 2024 at the main ceremony.
March 25, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its third annual “Top 100 Students Awards” program.
March 21, 2024
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns Wednesday, April 3, with the goal of topping $1 million for a third straight year.
February 12, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation today announced the recipients of the University’s third-annual “Top 100 Student Awards.”
February 6, 2024
Ball State University’s School of Journalism and Strategic Communication (SJSC) and the George and Frances Ball Foundation have announced a community partnership, through the Cradle to Career Muncie initiative, which aims at building equitable education pathways and fulfilling careers for all children in Muncie, Ind.
January 26, 2024
Village Rendering 4The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved five important contracts to advance the implementation of the University’s Village Revitalization Plan.
December 16, 2023
2023 Ball State Fall CommencementBall State University conferred more than 1,200 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees in its Fall 2023 Commencement ceremony on Saturday.
December 4, 2023
Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed William “Craig” Dobbs as the newest member of the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Gov. Holcomb also announced he has re-appointed trustee Mark Hardwick to a new four-year term, which is effective through 2027.
October 26, 2023
'Clear Reception with David Letterman' premier at Ball State University's Emens AuditoriumBall State PBS will broadcast “Clear Reception,” an original documentary about the art of glass, at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. “Clear Reception” will also be available for streaming on Vimeo starting Nov. 3.
October 23, 2023
Call to Beneficence, Ball State UniversityOn Friday evening, Ball State University publicly launched “Our Call to Beneficence,” the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the University’s history.
October 17, 2023
Chief John Foster, Ball State University Police DepartmentJohn Foster, a 30-year veteran of the Ball State University Police Department, has been promoted by the University as its new assistant vice president for public safety and chief of police.
October 11, 2023
University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections at Ball State has announced a new addition to the University’s Digital Media Repository: the Muncie Microcosm of America Collection.
October 5, 2023
2022 Ball State University Homecoming, Charlie CardinalBall State University’s 97th Homecoming celebration kicks off this year on Oct. 16, as Cardinals across the globe are invited back to campus to show pride in their alma mater. The week-long celebration culminates Oct. 21 with the Cardinals’ home football contest against Central Michigan.
September 7, 2023
Ball State University will hold a grand opening on Sept. 19 for the Brown Family Amphitheater—a new outdoor performance and gathering space on campus that the entire community can enjoy.
August 9, 2023
Ball State University’s Office of Industry Engagement hosted a gathering of local leaders and alumni on Aug. 2 in the South Bend-Elkhart region for “An Evening with Ball State University.”
May 25, 2023
Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering, Ball State Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipientsTwo 2023 Ball State University Spring graduates—Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering—will spend the upcoming academic year abroad as recipients of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
May 6, 2023
Ball State University on Saturday celebrated its Class of 2023 with a traditional Spring Commencement ceremony held on the Old Quad. The University conferred nearly 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees for its Spring 2023 graduates.
April 18, 2023
David Letterman, Ball State UniversityThe University will present the documentary, “Clear Reception,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2023, at Emens Auditorium on Ball State’s campus. Following the screening of the film, Mr. Letterman will conduct a Q&A with two Ball State graduates who served as director and producer of the piece, respectively.
March 25, 2023
Ball State University campusThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its second annual “Top 100 Student Awards” program. This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
March 16, 2023
2023 One Ball State DayOne Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns for its fifth year Wednesday, April 5, with the goal of topping last year’s record-setting effort of $1 million.
March 13, 2023
Billy Fleming, Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability Series speakerThe inaugural event of the Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability series is scheduled for March 20 at Ball State University. The guest lecturer is Dr. Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center in the Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Fleming is a senior fellow with Data for Progress and co-director of the “Climate + Community Project.”
March 6, 2023
Ball State University campus flagsBall State University has unveiled plans for its new County Ambassador Program—a student-to-student engagement initiative that provides all 92 Indiana counties the opportunity to attract Ball State graduates upon the completion of their degrees.
January 12, 2023
Kelli Huth, Ball State UniversityKelli Huth will rejoin Ball State University as associate vice president for community engagement, effective Jan. 17, Dr. Charlene Alexander, chief strategy officer, announced. Ms. Huth is succeeding Delaina Boyd, who retired from Ball State in December after 32 years of service.
January 9, 2023
Henry Hall and Rick Hall, members of the Ball State Board of TrusteesIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced he has reappointed Henry Hall and Rick Hall to the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Both members were reappointed to four-year terms, which are effective through 2026.
December 5, 2022
Beneficence statue, Ball State UniversityBall State University on Dec. 7 will celebrate its expanded presence in the Fort Wayne, Ind., community with “An Evening with Ball State at Electric Works.” This free event is from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Electric Works, 1030 Swinney Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.