November 10, 2022
The NBA has started using the Elam Ending, created by Ball State professor Dr. Nick Elam, for all overtime contests in its G League, the association’s official minor league basketball organization. The G League will also utilize the Elam Ending for the fourth quarter of its annual NBA G League Winter Showcase in Las Vegas in December.
November 3, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a multi-million dollar 2022-2024 Attract, Prepare, Retain (APR) Grant—a federally funded program aimed at recruiting and retaining top teaching talent in Indiana schools.
September 30, 2022
Ball State University will play a major role in a first-of-its-kind program in the nation centered on special education after the recent federal approval of a state registered apprenticeship supporting the educator pipeline.
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 27, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to develop and implement an inclusive approach to identifying and supporting gifted students with disabilities.
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.
August 25, 2022
Ball State University has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, totaling more than $1.3 million over three years, for its project, Civic Renewal through Education for Agency, or CREATE. In cooperation with Muncie Community Schools (MCS), Ball State will develop the project as an innovative approach to instruction, student learning, and professional development in civics that will integrate American history, geography, government, and media literacy.
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.
July 5, 2022
Four recent Ball State University graduates have been chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program—one of the most prestigious and widely recognized international programs, which grants support for pursuing graduate studies, conducting research, or teaching English abroad.
May 6, 2022
In its final meeting of the 2021-22 academic year, the Ball State Board of Trustees heard an update on the University’s groundbreaking partnership with Muncie Community Schools (MCS), and four members of MCS’ Board were reappointed.
April 29, 2022
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities and Burris Laboratory School are once again receiving national recognition. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the Indiana Academy (No. 2) and Burris (No. 7) among the top high schools in Indiana in its “2022 Best U.S. High Schools” listing. Both schools are operated by Ball State University’s Teachers College.
March 29, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College today was once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its standout graduate degree programs in education.
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 20, 2022
Financially challenged Ball State University students studying to become K-12 math and art teachers are eligible for new scholarships, thanks to the generosity of the late Bill and Evelyn Stokes. Last Fall, the William and Evelyn Stokes Foundation reached an agreement with the Ball State University Foundation to give $1 million in scholarships over the next four years to an unspecified number of students who demonstrate financial need.
December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
October 6, 2021
Ball State University, in collaboration with Southeastern University and the Minnesota Humanities Center, recently received funding from the Teagle Foundation for a groundbreaking effort to promote content-rich historical and civic learning for undergraduates.
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.
July 23, 2021
Ball State University has announced the appointment of Dr. Abigail E. Comber as interim principal at Burris Laboratory School for the 2021-22 academic year.
June 4, 2021
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced this week that it has awarded Ball State University’s Teachers College a $2.9 million grant to fund COVID-19 student learning recovery programs.
April 27, 2021
U.S. News & World Report recognized Burris Laboratory School as the ninth-best high school in the state of Indiana in its annual Best High Schools Ranking
March 30, 2021
New rankings once again reflect Ball State University’s excellence in its graduate degree programs in teaching and education.
February 26, 2021
A Ball State University professor’s alternative scoring system will be utilized by the NBA once again.
February 25, 2021
Dr. Winnie Mucherah has once again earned a fellowship through the Institute of International Education (IIE) and its Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.
January 27, 2021
With one of the widest arrays of online graduate education programs in the country, Ball State University’s Teachers College is once again earning national recognition.
January 14, 2021
A new scholarship at Ball State will help increase diversity among leaders in the special education field.