Category: Center for Information and Communication Sciences


  • 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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  • 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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  • CCIM awards and honors

    2023 Benny Award Winner: Sam DeWeese

    Meet Dr. Sam DeWeese, a passionate Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) alumni who was recognized by the Ball State Alumni Association with a Benny Award, the Alumni Association’s top award for service to Ball State University or the Alumni Association. DeWeese graduated with his master’s in 2002 and is currently the Assistant Director […]

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  • Jerry Walker accepts an award from President Geoffrey Mearns

    2023 Alumni Achievement Award Winner: Jerry Walker

    Meet Jerry Walker, recipient of the Ball State Alumni Award of Achievement. In 1998, Walker graduated from CCIM with a degree in Telecommunications and a minor in Computer Science, and in 1999, he graduated from the Center of Information and Communication Sciences (CICS). He now works as the CIO and Director of Information Technology for […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Jayci Wimmer

    Jayci Wimmer is a senior computer technology major with a minor in business administration for computer technology. She is from Peru, Indiana, and found her passion after taking advantage of the technology centered classes that were offered at her school. At Ball State, she found a mentor in Dr. Chris Davison, a professor in the […]

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  • John Nicholas' headshot is pictured on the right side of the image. On the left side, the text reads " BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, CCIM SPOTLIGHT, John Nicholas, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES

    Faculty Spotlight: John Nicholas

    Meet John Nicholas, the director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences. He is a passionate teacher, advocate, and learner who CCIM is excited to have here at Ball State University. His primary interests of study include cybersecurity, computer information systems, and engineering. In his role as director, Nicholas will be playing an important […]

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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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