June 6, 2023
Join Daniel Tiger for an afternoon of fun 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Canan Commons. The free event will also include more than 20 booths offering activities for all ages, such as sunflower planting, rock painting, and puppet making.
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 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.
April 18, 2023
The 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.
April 17, 2023
Ball State University’s Esports program is set to host the 2023 Indiana High School State Championship for Esports April 29 at the state-of-the-art Esports Center in the Robert Bell Building.
March 28, 2023
Ball State University’s student media organizations have once again been recognized among the best in the nation.
March 24, 2023
Multi-talented actor and producer David Arquette will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. Mr. Arquette is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Pruis Hall on the Ball State campus.
March 17, 2023
Craig Ulrey, a seventh grader from Heritage Hall Christian School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2023 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee.
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).
February 13, 2023
Arlin “Oath” Burns, a senior at Triton Central High School in Fairland, Ind., and one of the top young Rocket League professionals in the country, has signed a full-ride scholarship to compete for Ball State’s varsity Rocket League team beginning in the Fall of 2023.
November 9, 2022
Dr. Phil Hoffman, assistant dean of Media and general manager for Ball State Public Media at Ball State University, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the board of Vision Maker Media. The nonprofit organization is a premier source for quality American Indian and Alaska Native educational videos.
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 13, 2022
Ball State PBS—which brought Bob Ross’ The Joy of Painting to the world for many years—will be celebrating the 80th birthday of the beloved painter and instructor—and the station is also celebrating its 50th year on the air—with the "Happy Little Fest" on Oct. 29.
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 28, 2022
New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and Ball State University graduate Stedman Graham ’89 will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State.
September 21, 2022
Ball State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create and expand high-quality, on-campus programming that encourages local youth to explore their interests and envision a future for themselves in college.
September 16, 2022
A newly published book—written by several Ball State University journalism students and edited by their professor—explores the tie between sports and social justice by following lives of over 20 athletes, coaches, and sports media professionals in different stages of their careers.
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 2, 2022
Ball State University has formed a partnership with Gen.G Global Academy—a high-caliber international esports organization with competitive teams in South Korea, China, and the United States.
May 31, 2022
Ball State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) have selected the first two recipients of a first-of-its-kind scholarship program for esports student-athletes. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Scholarship provides $5,000 annually to two members of Ball State’s varsity esports team each year from the 2022-23 through 2025-26 academic years.
May 11, 2022
Ball State PBS is one of five public broadcast media stations across the United States chosen to participate in the Ready to Learn Podcast Accelerator—a podcast training program on the development of new educational on-demand audio programming for children and their caregivers.
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.”
March 30, 2022
Award-winning broadcast journalist and author John Quiñones will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University, at 7 p.m. on April 11 at Pruis Hall