Author: CCIM


  • Beth Messner headshot

    Meet our Faculty: Beth Messner

    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. * * * […]

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  • 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 […]

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

    Record-setting enrollment in BSU Journalism Workshops

    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 […]

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    Ball State Creates Official Varsity Esports Team

    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 […]

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  • Good News May

    The first Monday of this month was May 4 so we could not resist opening the blog post with a Star Wars gif. Congratulations to our faculty, staff, students and alumni for the numerous accomplishments and milestones highlighted below. Faculty and Staff Telecommunications instructor Chris Flook was nominated for a Regional Emmy Award in the […]

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  • Good News April

    Spring 2020 has come to an end! As we are wrapping up this very unusual semester and our first full month of remote working, we thought we’d interrupt your day with some good news. We hope you don’t mind. Faculty CICS’ Dr. Dennis Trinkle and Dr. Steve Jones are participating in the Governor’s Broadband Roundtable […]

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