Month: July 2020


  • Interior Design Students Research, Design, and Implement Plans for TherAplay Foundation

    Dr. Shireen Kanakri, associate professor of interior design, has been teaching a multi-phase immersive learning course for the Children’s TherAplay Foundation in Carmel to help children with disabilities. The TherAplay program provides children with special needs innovative therapies, including equine-assisted physical and occupational therapies, for children with diagnoses such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, […]

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  • Ball State Interior Design Summer High School Workshop

    The Interior Design Summer Workshop had a record breaking enrollment this year with twenty five participants. The program gives students a great opportunity to experience interior design firsthand. At completion, students have a portfolio of work which is a required component of the application process in many accredited interior design programs. After participating in the […]

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  • Construction Students Win at ASC Competition

    Construction Management students had a big year with five teams competing in the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regional Competition. This is the first time we fielded five groups at this competition. During the course of the event students won two 2nd place victories and a 3rd place! The ASC competition does an excellent job in providing an […]

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  • Photo of students competing in MCAA competition.

    Students Earn Top Four for the MCAA Competition

    The MCAA students in construction management qualified as one of the final four teams to compete at the national Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) convention in Hawaii. Sherif Attallah associate professor and mentor of the student team in construction management founded the student chapter shortly after he came to Ball State and took over the […]

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