Author: CCIM


  • Good News February

    Good News February 2024

    Welcome back to Good News! As February comes to a close, we hope you take the time to read about the accomplishments and exciting plans of the Cardinals featured below. In a world where good news can sometimes feel hard to find, we’re here to remind you that positivity is alive and thriving on our […]

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  • Text: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY CCIM SPOTLIGHT Hesham Allam ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CICS Photo: Portrait of Hesham Allam

    Faculty Spotlight: Hesham Allam

    Meet Dr. Hesham Allam, an Assistant Professor at the Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) who joined the CCIM family at the beginning of January.  Dr. Allam is Egyptian Canadian and has been involved in projects all over the globe. He is an established consultant working in business analytics with a consulting firm in […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Kyle Smedley

    Student Spotlight: Kyle Smedley

    Meet Kyle Smedley, a junior in the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication majoring in Journalism and Telecommunications with a concentration in News and two minors: sports studies and film and screenwriting.    Throughout his time at Ball State, Smedley has become an accomplished journalist with The Ball State Daily News. Last fall, Smedley won the […]

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  • Looking at the Top 100 sign through a person's phone camera

    Seventeen CCIM students named among 2024 Ball State Top 100

    Presented by the Ball State University Foundation, the Top 100 Student awards recognize 100 outstanding undergraduates at Ball State who represent Beneficence both in and out of the classroom. Applications were reviewed and scored by a group of Ball State alumni based on academic excellence, campus leadership, and community impact. This year, 17 students were […]

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  • 2024 Dean's Shootout

    2024 Dean’s Shootout: CCIM Dean Turner and Sports Link’s Griffin Leonard show off their free throw skills

    On Feb. 6, CCIM Dean Paaige Turner partnered with junior Media Sports Production major Griffin Leonard to compete in the Dean’s Shootout during halftime of the Ball State Men’s Basketball game against Ohio University. The competition brought together Deans and students from across the university as they partnered in attempt to connect on as many […]

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  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY STAFF CCIM SPOTLIGHT Luke Jones POP OF CULTURE PRODUCER INDIANA PUBLIC RADIO

    Staff Spotlight: Luke Jones

    Luke Jones, a 2017 Department of Media graduate from Ball State University, is back as a part-time Producer for “Pop of Culture” at Indiana Public Radio. Jones said he has enjoyed being back on campus and seeing all the friendly faces that helped shape him and his skillset throughout his journey. “Pop of Culture” will […]

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  • January Good News

    Good News January

    Happy New Year! While it may not feel like spring outside just yet, there’s no denying that the Spring 2024 semester is now in full swing. Here are some of the wonderful things that have been happening throughout our college this month as well as things you should keep an eye out for in February: […]

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  • Three CICS graduate students standing together outside of the AfroTech Conference.

    Student Spotlight: Samuel Alabede, Gaffy Raji, and Olalekan Fagbo attend AfroTech Conference

    Last semester, three CCIM students attended the AfroTech Conference in Austin, Texas. Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) graduate students Samuel Alabede, Gaffy Raji, and Olalekan Fagbo said the opportunity was a great way to immerse themselves in their CICS interests.  The annual conference brings together Black engineers and tech innovators from across the […]

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  • Good News November & December

    Good News November & December

    The final two months of the semester have been packed full with events like the CCIM+ Career and Internship Fair, First Generation Week, Counselor Connection Day, the CCIM College Preview Day, and more. And, in the middle of all that, we kicked off the holiday season! As the semester comes to a close with the […]

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  • Players and supporters gather in the Esports Center to watch the varsity Rocket League team compete.

    Ball State Esports Rocket League Team Finishes 3rd in National Championship Tournament

    Just before Thanksgiving break, Esports was hard at work climbing the bracket of the Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) Fall Championship Tournament. From Nov. 17-19, the varsity team competed in five matches against five different colleges: Columbia College, The University of Akron, West Virginia University, Fisher College, and Boise State University. Overall, the BSU varsity Rocket […]

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