May 14, 2024
Dr. Jeff Spanke, Ball State UniversityDr. Jeff Spanke, associate professor of English and director of the English education program at Ball State University, was selected as one of four recipients nationwide for the esteemed Fulbright Roving Scholar of American Studies Fellowship.
May 14, 2024
Ball State 'Clear Reception' event, 2023The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) recently released its rankings for institutional excellence in media—and Ball State University placed in the top 10 for creative achievement in student broadcast and media programs for the third consecutive year.
April 30, 2024
For the first time in Ball State University’s history, multiple students have been selected to receive prestigious Boren Scholarships for international study. Those awarded from Ball State this year are juniors Kyle Carnes and Simon Webster and sophomore Madison Willingham.
April 19, 2024
Jillian Cieslik, Isabelle Behrman, Kelsey WoodruffJillian Cieslik, a senior at Ball State University, and two recent graduates—Isabelle Behrman and Kelsey Woodruff—have been selected for the coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).
April 18, 2024
Taylor Bias, Ball State University studentTaylor Bias, a junior at Ball State University, has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of America’s most prestigious scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research.
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.
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.”
November 30, 2023
Ball State University student media awards, Fall 2023Ball 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, Ball State UniversityDr. 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, IndianapolisAlley 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
2022 Happy Little Fest, Ball State University“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 Esports CECC 2023Ball 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
Ball State student mediaSeveral 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
Ball State student media, 2023The 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
From left to right: Grayson Joslin, Lisa Renze, Hannah Amos, Olivia Ground, and Elissa Maudlin pose for a picture at the “Best in Show” competition at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Spring National College Media Conference in San Francisco March 11, 2023.Ball State University’s student media organizations have once again been recognized among the best in the nation.
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 23, 2023
Guardian Scholars, Ball State UniversityGuardian 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
Dom CaristiDr. 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
Ball State University Alderdice Gates, 2022Forbes 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
Ball State University campusAfter 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
Imani Bassett, Ball State UniversitySeveral 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.