Author: Ameliah Kolp


  • Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Ekwerike

    Meet Rachel Ekwerike ’21, a recent Department of Media graduate. In this blog, Rachel shares how Ball State prepared her for the professional world and the exciting plans she has for the future. * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? In late middle school, I got my first experience […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Jaylyn Graham

    Meet Jaylyn Graham ’22, a graduate student majoring in Information and Communication Science & Emerging Media and Design. In this blog, Jaylyn shares how his passions have created a multitude of opportunities for his future, how they’ve driven his success, and have ultimately led him to be the person he is today.   * * * […]

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  • Staff Spotlight: Kim McClure

    Meet Kim McClure, Ball State graduate of 2020, who has recently become the Assistant to the Dean, Paaige Turner.  In this blog, Kim shares her favorite memories of Ball State, her love for Japanese culture, and how she enjoys working for CCIM Dean’s Office.  * * * Could you share the personal journey that led […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Sara Deboer

    Meet Sara Deboer ’23, a junior majoring in Media and minoring in Screenwriting. In this blog, Sara shares her passion for filmmaking and how it’s led to numerous career opportunities. From directing films to working with the Dean, Sara has a portfolio that catches eyes, even ones from Ireland.  * * * Can you describe […]

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  • Meet our Faculty: Mary Spillman

    Meet Mary Spillman, an Associate Professor for the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication. She is also the Coordinator of the News concentration and Chair of the Assessment Committee. Her work has been published in the Newspaper Research Journal, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Visual Communication Quarterly, and Journal of Media Education. In this faculty […]

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  • CareDEX Earns $1 Million in Funding

    An exciting project is underway within the Center for Organizational Resilience (CORe); a program fortified through innovative technology to benefit communities across the country. During stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge, Dr. Chris Davison (CORe) was part of a team that was awarded 1 million from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the Department of […]

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  • Faculty Awards

    Muncie, IN — September 7, 2021. The College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University (CCIM) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 CCIM Awards.  * * * Dr. Kevin Moloney: Outstanding Teaching Award Dr. Chris Davison: Distinguished Researcher Dr. Kathy Denker: Distinguished Researcher Terry Heifetz: Community Connections Tim Underhill: High […]

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  • Meet our Faculty: Tim Underhill

    Meet our faculty member Tim Underhill, a Lecturer of Telecommunications at Ball State University who seeks to inspire his students year after year. His work in digital storytelling has reached a variety of networks, including CNN, NBC, ABC, ESPN, CBS, FOX, and The Big Ten Network, attracting notice for several awards, even from The Emmy’s. Through these experiences, […]

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