Author: CCIM


  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • Esports player in front of his computer

    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 […]

    Read More
  • Adam Kuban headshot

    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 […]

    Read More
  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • Faculty and Students chatting in the Letterman lobby

    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 […]

    Read More
  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences program makes waves with national online ranking in first year of eligibility

    Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences program makes waves with national online ranking in first year of eligibility

    MUNCIE, Indiana – A focus on leadership, technology, and applicable business skills has led to Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) program earning national recognition this week. The program, in its first year of eligibility, tied for 21st overall in the “Masters in Information Technology” category in this year’s U.S. News […]

    Read More
  • Holiday card featuring CCIM students, alumni, faculty and staff on a snowy background

    Farewell, 2020!

    2020 has been a challenging year for all of us. In light of that, we decided to celebrate the end of the year with a light-hearted holiday card featuring members of our CCIM family — students, alumni, faculty and staff. Let us know if you can find the twenty groups or individuals listed below! CCIM […]

    Read More
  • Meet Our Faculty: Dr. Maria Williams-Hawkins

    Meet Dr. Maria Williams-Hawkins, Associate Professor in our Telecommunications department. In this blog post, Dr. Maria — as her students call her — takes a walk down memory lane and pens an inspiring essay on the journey that led her to become the teacher that she is today. *** Aphorisms, mantras and a few good […]

    Read More
  • Kate Elliott headshot

    Meet our Faculty: Kate Elliott

    Meet Kate Elliott, lecturer of Journalism and the coordinator for the Department of Journalism’s Magazine Media concentration. She also serves as the chair to CCIM’s Engagement task force and as faculty fellow to the Muncie Community Schools-Ball State Academic Innovation Council. Inside and outside of her department, Kate is the epitome of commitment. In this […]

    Read More