Author: CCIM


  • Student Spotlight: Shelby Sowders

    Meet Shelby Sowders ’25, a freshman double majoring in advertising and public relations who just joined the CCIM’s Dean’s office team. In this blog, Shelby shares everything from what led her to Ball State and the College of Communication, Information, and Media to her hobbies and interests. * * * Can you describe your journey […]

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  • Ball State Esports and Daleville Community Schools Announce Partnership

    Ball State University and Daleville Community Schools have announced a unique partnership. Now, esport student-athletes from both institutions will work together to form a meaningful educational and extracurricular experience.  *** Esports Partnership As part of this one-year agreement, Ball State will host students from Daleville Jr.-Sr. High School at its new Esports Center, which is located […]

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  • Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media Announces Innovative Changes

    Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is thrilled to announce a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation.  * * * What’s Going on? Among several changes unveiled today were new names for CCIM’s Journalism and Telecommunication departments, a reinvigorated Computer & Information Technology (CIT) program, and […]

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  • “A Conversation with Tiara Thomas” – David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop

    Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, a 2012 Ball State University graduate, returned to campus as part of the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series. In March, Ms. Thomas won her first Grammy award for co-writing the 2020 Song of the Year, “I Can’t Breathe,” in collaboration with singer-songwriter H.E.R. The following […]

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  • CICS Ranked #1 on WSJ Graduate Degree Value

    In the July 15th edition of the Wall Street Journal and The Journal’s weekly podcast, one of the major topics they discuss is the value of a graduate degree. With the post-Covid economy, many are wondering “Is a Graduate Degree Worth the Debt,?” and that depends on the program. Some degrees result in high salaries; some […]

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    Ball State University Opens State-Of-The-Art Esports Center

    On April 5, Ball State University hosted a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for its state-of-the-art Esports Center. “At Ball State, our beautiful campus is our canvas,” said Dan Marino, director of Ball State’s Esports program.”This Esports Center is our University’s latest addition, which improves the sense of place for our students.” Ball State’s College of […]

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    Dr. Adam Kuban Earns Prestigious Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award From Indiana Campus Compact

    MUNCIE, Indiana – Ball State University journalism professor Dr. Adam Kuban is the 2021 Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award winner, awarded by Indiana Campus Compact, for his outstanding contribution to the scholarship of engagement. Kuban, an associate professor in the Department of Journalism and the inaugural Ball Brothers Foundation Honors College Faculty Fellow, is the […]

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  • March calendar

    Good News March

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. March is Women’s History Month, a time to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Alumni & Students TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won song of the year at the 2021 Grammy Awards for “I Can’t Breathe,” which […]

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    CCIM Holds Second Diversity Dialogues

    One year ago, the CCIM Taskforce on Inclusive Excellence held its first Diversity Dialogue, asking undergraduate students to share their perceptions of the diversity and inclusion efforts in our College. The taskforce is now planning a second Diversity Dialogue and once again invites undergraduate students from all CCIM majors to participate. The upcoming CCIM Diversity […]

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  • February calendar

    Good News February

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. The month of February month may be short, but our list of good news to celebrate is always long. Let’s go! Alumni Communication Studies grad and Director of Social Media at Jacob Maldonado launched the #BFAQ Twitter chat in partnership with Survey Monkey’s internal Black […]

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