Author: Emily Gralak

  • Whitinger Business Building

    Miller College hosts Fulbrights from Lebanon, Iraq

    Seven Fulbright scholars from Lebanon and Iraq spent 10 weeks this summer at the Miller College of Business, where they focused on research, teaching and community engagement. The scholars—six from Lebanon and one from Iraq—are junior faculty members at their respective universities. With either doctoral or masters degrees, the scholars are part of an international […]

    Read More
  • Photo of Beneficence Statue

    Ball State student wins All-American debate award

    Ball State University senior Sara Maier of Fort Wayne received a National Educational Debate Association All-American award, which goes to students whose tournament, academic, and public activities exemplify NEDA’s mission, including a commitment to ethics, public service, and advocacy. “Getting this distinction is pretty cool,” said Maier, a graduate of Carroll High School. “I’m grateful […]

    Read More
  • Photo of student Bobbie Burton

    Ball State students fight poverty with new non-profit

    Ball State University students are helping break the cycle of generational poverty in single-parent households. They are developing a nonprofit called Beneficence Family Scholars. The purpose of the new nonprofit is to help single parents earn a four-year college degree with minimal obstacles. A team of 16 students is working on the project at the […]

    Read More
  • Photo of Kylie Hagarty

    BSU student group works on developing healthy neighborhoods

    An immersive learning project at Ball State University is developing healthy neighborhoods in the local community and beyond. Led by Assistant Professor of Wellness Management Jane Ellery, the student project is developing a way that neighborhoods can receive a Healthy Neighborhood designation, which is awarded for connectedness, diversity, organization, playfulness, safety, and other criteria. The […]

    Read More