Category: CCIM


  • April calendar

    Good News April

    Hello everyone and welcome to our “Good News” outlet — the monthly rendez-vous where we all get to channel our inner Charlie Cardinal and chirp for our CCIM community’s accomplishments.   Alumni TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won Best Original Song at the 2021 Academy Awards for “Fight for You.” Last month, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Dean Turner with cutouts

    A Record Breaking One Ball State Day

    Hello CCIM Family! My name is Madison Surface and I am a Sophomore here in CCIM. I am majoring in Telecommunications with a focus in Digital Sports Production and have loved growing in this college. I am also the President of the Philanthropy Education Council, which is the student organization that plans the student engagement aspect […]

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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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  • 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 […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Alex Hindenlang

    Meet Alex Hindenlang, a Junior majoring in Journalism Graphics. In this interview, Alex shares how her passion for graphic design started as a high school student and the highlights of her higher education journey so far. She also talks about the efforts she has put in place during the pandemic to continue honing her craft, […]

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  • Faculty Spotlight: Dan Waechter

    Meet Dan Waechter, Assistant Dean of CCIM Curriculum, Associate Chairperson, and Senior Lecturer of Journalism. Since 1988 Dan has been working hard to make sure students get the most out of the programs we offer. In this spotlight, we dive into his personal journey as well as his commitment to preparing students for meaningful careers […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Garrett Looker: From Print Journalist to Award-Winning Filmmaker

    Meet Garrett Looker — a second-year grad student from Logansport, Indiana who majors in journalism and digital storytelling. Garrett is a student filled with goodwill and determination. He looks past the “impossible” and instead sees opportunity — opportunities that foster his creative growth and benefit Muncie’s community at large. Through his award-winning documentary and his […]

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