Category: College of Communication, Information, and Media


  • Good News November

    Happy November cardinals and welcome back to our Good News outlet! With the year coming to a close, we’ve got all sorts of awards, events, and even volunteer opportunities to close out the semester. The Ball State campus is bustling like never before! Alumni Emerson Lenmann (SJSC) was nominated for an Emmy, winners will be […]

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  • CCIM+ Career and Internship Fair

    CCIM Outreach launches the first college-wide career fair the College of Communication, Information, and Media has hosted during a fall academic semester.  *** Community Involvement “The CCIM+ Career & Internship Fair is a great way to connect students with prospective companies that have a vested interest in expanding or improving their communications, media, and storytelling […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Ja’Nai Williams

    Meet Ja’Nai Williams ’24, a Communication Studies major with a focus on interpersonal communication and a minor in Spanish. In this blog, Ja’Nai shares how Ball State helped her rediscover her passion for learning, ultimately finding her calling. All while building lifelong connections in and outside of campus! *** Can you describe your journey prior […]

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  • Faculty Spotlight: Martin Smith-Rodden

    Meet Martin Smith-Rodden, an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication. Before coming to Ball State, Dr. Smith-Rodden was a professional visual journalist for 25 years in three different markets, including The Virginian-Pilot, the highest-honored newspaper in Virginia from 1986 to 2015. As a professor, he is committed to his students and to […]

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  • Student Media Earns National Recognition

    Ball State Student Media recently earned numerous journalism and communications accolades and awards, including more than three dozen awards combined for Ball Bearings magazine, The Ball State Daily News, and the McKinley Avenue Agency—an on-campus student-run communications, media, and advertising agency. The honors were announced during MediaFest22 journalism conference in Washington, D.C., held Oct. 26-30.  *** MediaFest MediaFest22 is a unique and […]

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  • Hall of Beneficence

    Muncie, IN —October 20th, 2022. The College of Communication, Information, and Media’s Hall of Beneficence is honored to award and recognize those individuals who enact the mission of CCIM and display the endearing values of Beneficence; Excellence, Innovation, Courage, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Social Responsibility, and Gratitude. We are pleased to announce the 2022 class in the […]

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  • Good News October

    Hello Cardinals and welcome back to our Good News outlet. This month is filled with milestones and awards! If you know any of the award winners, make sure to give them a #ChirpChirp to show your Cardinal pride! October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Take a moment to explore your company’s policies to […]

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  • “Identity Leadership” with Stedman Graham

    New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and Ball State University graduate Stedman Graham ’89 returned to campus to take part in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series. *** Chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, Mr. Graham’s “Identity Leadership” concept is based on the philosophy that people cannot lead others until […]

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