Author: CCIM

  • Good News September

    September Calendar Page

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly “Good News” outlet. As we recently passed National Voter Registration Day, we wanted to start our post with an important reminder: October 5 is the registration deadline in Indiana. Please double check that you are registered to vote and that your registration is up to date. You can […]

  • CCIM Announces College’s 2020 Award Winners

    CCIM 2020 Award Winners

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Any Ung, (765) 285-1485 CCIM Announces College’s 2020 Award Winners Muncie, IN — August 23, 2020. The College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University (CCIM) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 CCIM Awards. 2020 CCIM Community Connections Award: Becky McDonald, Assistant Professor of Journalism […]

  • JOUR 495/5: Discussing Race and Empowerment

    White Fragility and How to be an Anti-Racist Book Covers

    Introducing CCIM Class Spotlight, a new series designed to explore the variety of classes offered across our college—from our signature courses to our newest class offering. In this blog post, Journalism Assistant Professor Gabriel Tait talks about a new course he will be teaching this Fall titled “Discussing Race & Empowerment”.  * * * What […]

  • Good News July

    Good News July

    As the Summer semester came to a close, we received a nice note from TCOM’s Tim Underhill — After submitting grades for his last summer class, Tim took a walk on campus and captured a fly-by video of the David Letterman, Ball Communication and Art & Journalism buildings. We cannot resist sharing his video that […]

  • Meet our Faculty: Beth Messner

    Beth Messner headshot

    Meet Dr. Beth Messner, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Chair of the CCIM task force for Inclusive Excellence. Beth holds a PhD from Bowling Green State University and has been with Ball State since 1994. In this interview, Beth shares her story and perspectives as an educator, researcher and diversity advocate. * * * […]

  • Good News June

    “We are clearly in a time of great change. The world has demanded we think deeply about safeguarding our community’s health, black lives, LGBTQ rights and the role of journalism in a democratic society. As an education environment, it is our responsibility to nurture students’ ability to be agile in both their thinking and their […]

  • Record-setting enrollment in BSU Journalism Workshops

    A group of High School Students at the 2019 Journalism Summer Workshop

    More than 1,000 middle and high school students and teachers representing 36 states registered for Ball State University Department of Journalism’s Summer 2020 Journalism Workshops in the first-ever online only programming of the iconic skills bootcamp. The on-campus residential workshop moved to a virtual experience after quarantine orders and other mandated precautions in light of […]

  • Ball State Creates Official Varsity Esports Team

    Ball State Esports logo

    MUNCIE, Indiana – Ball State University is creating an official varsity esports team, joining more than 300 colleges and universities to compete nationally in a fast-growing digital sport. The University will join 12 members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during Fall semester for the 2020-21 season in the newly created independent Esports Collegiate Conference (ESC). MAC leadership […]