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.
August 30, 2022
Seven faculty members at Ball State University have been selected as honorees for this year’s Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) Indiana Faculty Awards.
August 19, 2022
A Ball State University graduate who became a pioneering Black educator and champion of civil rights in Indiana has received one of the University’s highest honors. Annie Burns-Hicks received the President’s Medal of Distinction from Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns in recognition of her historic legal battle to become the first Black school teacher in Hammond, Indiana.
April 21, 2022
Two Ball State University programs dedicated to lasting election integrity have received national awards honoring best practices in election administration and training from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
April 15, 2022
Melanie Swihart, assistant teaching professor of Dance at Ball State University, has been selected by Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) as a 2022 recipient of its Emerging Leader in Community Engagement award. The ICC Emerging Leader in Community Engagement award recognizes faculty that demonstrate leadership and innovation in advancing and shaping community engagement across the field and throughout their institution.
April 7, 2022
Ball State University recently received high marks in the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) inaugural School Rankings—Recognition of Institutional Excellence in Media program. Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) placed seventh nationally out of 101 ranked institutions in “2022 Top Winning Overall Programs.” Ball State also placed second in the nation in “Top Winning Sports Programs,” seventh in “2022 Top Winning Documentary Programs,” and 27th in “Top Winning Film & Video Programs.”
April 2, 2022
The Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its inaugural “Top 100 Students Awards” program.
March 3, 2022
Ball State University’s Speech Team recently won its 12th consecutive state championship, claiming the title at the 2022 Indiana Forensic Association (IFA) State Tournament.
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 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.”
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.”
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.
August 26, 2021
Chris Adams, Ball State University graduate and member of the Ball State men’s tennis team, announced as the recipient of 2021 Bob James Memorial Award.
July 29, 2021
A Ball State University graduate and notable former student-athlete has helped make history for her home country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
July 19, 2021
Dr. Susan McDowell, Vice Provost for Research at Ball State University, has been named an Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Council on Research Leader Fellow.
June 22, 2021
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s 24-hour online fundraising event, was recently recognized once again for its positive impact made in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 17, 2021
A recent Ball State University graduate has been recognized by one of the nation’s top collegiate journalism awards programs.