May 9, 2023
Ball State University has appointed Kimberly Howe Ferguson, owner of Patterson Block Muncie, as director of its Entrepreneurship Center.
March 31, 2023
Ball State University’s Miller College of Business (MCOB) is partnering with American University at Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) to offer AUIB-affiliated students an opportunity to earn a Ball State Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through online instruction.
March 28, 2023
Dr. Cathy L. Z. DuBois will join the Ball State leadership team as the next Bryan Dean of the Miller College of Business, President Geoffrey S. Mearns announced. Dr. DuBois’ appointment begins July 1, 2023.
January 24, 2023
Ball State earned 12 top-25 rankings in U.S. News’ 2023 “Best Online Programs” list, an annual assessment of nearly 2,000 online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered by institutions across the country.
January 9, 2023
Indiana 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 20, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided seven students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures.
December 15, 2022
With the likelihood of the U.S. experiencing growth in the manufacturing of semiconductors, researchers at Ball State University have pinpointed the locations across the country most likely to experience expansion of semiconductor chip production in the coming years.
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 1, 2022
Dr. Brian Webster, an associate professor of Management in the Miller College of Business at Ball State University, recently co-authored a research paper about a study that explores the relationships between high-performing employees and perceived entitlement in the workplace
July 7, 2022
A collaboration between the City of Muncie, Ball State University’s Entrepreneurship Center, and the In Place Impact Muncie Initiative has resulted in a free class aimed at fostering innovative solutions to make a positive impact on the local community.
May 12, 2022
The Indiana Communities Institute (ICI) of Ball State University, in partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC), recently released new research on how Indiana municipalities are utilizing local arts and cultures in their economic development strategies and communities.
May 10, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University recently carried out another successful E-Day, where senior-standing students majoring in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to present their business plans in front of an external panel of alumni and evaluators.
April 20, 2022
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded two Ball State University professors a grant to study the effects of economic and social stress on those living in rural communities.
April 18, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided four students with pre-seed fund grants to assist in developing and advancing their entrepreneurial ventures. This semester’s winners are Hunter Beale, a senior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; Emali Grose, a senior Entrepreneurship major; Holden Robinson, a junior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; and Ani’a Walker, a senior Entrepreneurship major.
April 14, 2022
Ball State University freshman Scott Webster has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), which will provide two months of beginning Turkish study in Ankara, Turkey, this Summer.
April 4, 2022
Ball State University’s Miller College of Business is back on April 13 with its latest installment of “Cutting Edge Conversations.” This free, virtual program is an opportunity to hear from three innovative professors, who offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
February 15, 2022
Dave and Deb Heeter, both of whom are graduates of Ball State University, have made a generous commitment of $1 million to support their alma mater.
January 25, 2022
Ball State University’s online degree programs in high-demand fields have once again been recognized on a national level by U.S. News & World Report.
January 19, 2022
Students, teachers, and administrators across the country have faced unprecedented challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. But researchers at Ball State University have concluded that various modes of instruction—whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid—did not play a significant role in learning loss among students in Indiana public schools during the 2020-21 school year.
January 5, 2022
A recently published research paper, co-authored by two Ball State University faculty members, explores how some firms that default on federal contracts try to mitigate their reputation by boosting their financial political contributions and increasing their spending on lobbying.
December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
December 10, 2021
The Miller College of Business at Ball State University has announced the launch of the Miller Leadership Academy. This new scholarship and support program will provide select incoming Ball State freshmen an $11,000 renewable scholarship—plus resources and services that focus on supporting underserved students financially, academically, and holistically.
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 1, 2021
After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has announced the return of Startup Weekend Muncie, powered by Techstars.
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.