January 12, 2024
Unity Week 2023, Ball State UniversityBall State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for its annual Unity Week, which kicks off on Monday, Jan. 15—the official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday this year.
January 2, 2024
Ball State University, Shafer Tower, 2023Ball State University has been awarded a meaningful grant from the Community-Engaged Alliance that will help empower students and community members through active and informed civic participation.
December 8, 2023
Ball State University, Shafer Tower, 2023Ball State University’s Office of Industry Engagement has partnered with Ascend Indiana to connect more students to promising career opportunities in Indiana.
October 17, 2023
Chief John Foster, Ball State University Police DepartmentJohn Foster, a 30-year veteran of the Ball State University Police Department, has been promoted by the University as its new assistant vice president for public safety and chief of police.
August 9, 2023
Ball State student, move-in day 2022Ball State University has announced the launch of its Off-Campus Quality Housing Initiative. This program aims to prioritize student welfare by highlighting property management companies and landlords who commit to an established set of practices related to the off-campus accommodations available to Ball State students.
June 15, 2023
Ball State University is hosting 15 Uzbek college students, ages 18-24, and one Uzbek faculty member, June 15-July 6 as part of a new exchange program this Summer.
June 9, 2023
Hope Churchill, Ball State UniversityIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Hope Churchill as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Ms. Churchill, whose appointment begins July 1, will serve a two-year term through 2025.
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.
April 15, 2020
We recognize and understand that COVID-19—and all the changes as a result of it—has disrupted life as we know it.
March 16, 2020
July 30, 2018
BeneficenceBall State made the important change to its admission process for its Fall 2019 class. The approach will give the university the flexibility to attract more students who are likely to be successful at the University.
January 24, 2018
Ball State University will offer gender inclusive housing as part of its commitment to provide safe, inclusive and supportive living environments for all its students.
January 10, 2018
Jasmine Rand, an attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will deliver a “Modern Civil Rights Movement” keynote of Ball State University’s 38th annual Unity Week 2018.
December 11, 2017
Student wrapping Angel Tree presentDozens of students participated in a wrap-a-thon as part of the university’s annual Angel Tree program. Gifts will go to more than 500 children.
October 9, 2017
August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016
Astyn Quander and Andrew Gillette - Student Voluntary ServicesThe student organization kicked off the academic year by working with Second Harvest Food Bank and the YWCA.
March 17, 2016
Teams of students help communities in Florida, Illinois and Maryland during alternative spring breaks.
February 14, 2016
The Dance Marathon, Ball State’s largest student philanthropic event, begins at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Field Sports Building. It involves more than 1,000 students participating in 12 hours’ worth of dancing, games and other entertainment for a great cause: raising money for Riley Hospital for Children.
January 28, 2016
Ball State students collect bottled water to send to Flint, Michigan, where thousands of residents have been exposed to lead contamination.
January 13, 2014
January 17, 2013
Eugene RobinsonEugene Robinson, one of the nation' s most remarkable storytellers, will speak about race relations and diversity issues in today's society in honor of Unity Week and Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Ball State.
October 16, 2012
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus on November 26 for a conversation with media icon, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey
September 4, 2012
Gibbs_Robert.jpgRobert Gibbs, a longtime adviser to President Obama, and Liz Cheney, former counselor to President George W. Bush, are among the prominent speakers coming to campus this fall.
March 23, 2012
Ball State will host the Indiana Association of Nursing Students' (IANS) annual state convention from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 in the Cooper Science building. The theme of the state convention is 24/7/365: It's Critical to Care.