November 30, 2023
Ball State University’s student media organizations recently were recognized with several prestigious national journalism awards, as announced at the Fall National College Media Convention in Atlanta.
November 8, 2023
In a groundbreaking project for collegiate journalism, Ball Bearings Magazine, the Ball State Daily News, and the Western Kentucky College Heights Herald, in collaboration with Ball State PBS and Western Kentucky PBS, were named joint winners of the Associated Collegiate Press’ Innovation Pacemaker Award for the cross-platform multimedia project, “Fleeing to Flyover Country.”
October 11, 2023
For the eighth consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.
September 26, 2023
Dr. Caitlyn Placek, associate professor in Ball State University’s Department of Anthropology, is spending six months abroad as a recipient of the Fulbright Global Scholar Award—part of the Fulbright Scholar Program.
September 20, 2023
Alley House, located at 201 N. Temple Ave., has been selected to receive a SARA (Society of American Registered Architects) National Design Award, a prestigious recognition of talent, dedication, and innovation in the field of architecture.
September 13, 2023
“Happy Little Fest”/Ball State PBS was named the winner of the “Special Events” award within the Marketing and Communications category at this year’s National Educational Telecommunications Association’s (NETA) 55th Public Media Awards.
June 8, 2023
Ball State University, located in Muncie, Indiana, has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Ryan, Moser, Reilly Award for Excellence in Community Engagement Institutional Leadership by the Engaged Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Awards Committee. This recognition celebrates the university's outstanding contributions to community engaged scholarship and its commitment to making a positive impact.
May 22, 2023
Ball State University claimed Program of the Year honors at the inaugural EsportsU Collegiate Awards, a new national recognition program held May 6-7 at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
May 4, 2023
Several Ball State University students from the University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media won awards in the Best of Indiana Journalism competition held by the Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), as well as the recent 2023 College Media Business & Advertising Managers (CMBAM) annual contest.
April 27, 2023
Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (ECAP) students—with faculty leads, design advisors, and interdisciplinary consultants—earned the grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge.
April 19, 2023
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) recently released its rankings for institutional excellence in media, and Ball State University received high marks for creative achievement in student broadcast and media programs for the second straight year.
March 28, 2023
Ball State University’s student media organizations have once again been recognized among the best in the nation.
March 25, 2023
The 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 23, 2023
Guardian Scholars, a support service for Ball State University students who have experienced foster care, has been awarded a “Hometown Heroes” grant from Woof Boom Radio and WLBC in Muncie.
March 10, 2023
Dr. Dom Caristi, Professor Emeritus of Media at Ball State University, has been named the winner of the 2023 Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).
March 7, 2023
Forbes has ranked Ball State University as the fourth-best midsized employer—and the only recognized education institution—in the State of Indiana. The popular business magazine recently released its 2023 “America’s Best Midsize Employers” list, a ranking of 500 companies and institutions with 1,000 to 5,000 U.S.-based employees.
February 13, 2023
After a successful inaugural year, the Ball State University Foundation today revealed the recipients of the University’s newest “Top 100 Student Awards.” 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.
February 7, 2023
Several students from Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance earned recognition at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre’s regional festival, held Jan. 11-15 in Flint, Mich.
November 11, 2022
Three faculty members of Ball State University’s Miller College of Business were selected as inaugural inductees of the Father Kenneth M. Molinaro, CSC Faculty Fellowship Program in a recent ceremony held in the Molinaro Hall of Fame Room of the Whitinger Business Building.
November 4, 2022
Ball State University’s student media recently earned numerous journalism and communications accolades and awards, including more than three dozen awards combined for Ball Bearings magazine, The Ball State Daily News, and the McKinley Avenue Agency—an on-campus student-run communications, media, and advertising agency.
October 14, 2022
Ball State University is celebrating recent national recognition and awards stemming from the work of the students, faculty, and staff of the University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).
October 12, 2022
Ball State University’s School of Journalism and Strategic Communication inducted into its Journalism Hall of Fame Don Yaeger—an author, journalist, executive coach, and internationally recognized keynote speaker; and Leisa Richardson—executive editor of the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Illinois. Ms. Richardson is the first African American woman inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
September 30, 2022
The Ball State University Board of Trustees approved the transfer of 12.36 acres of land to the Muncie Redevelopment Commission (MRC) during its regularly scheduled meeting on Friday.
September 22, 2022
For the seventh consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.
September 14, 2022
Ball State University's College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is celebrating recent national recognition for two of its standout programs: esports and sports broadcasting.