Category: Communication Studies


  • An Incredible One Ball State Day

    One Ball State Day was an incredible success. This year we raised upwards of 1 million dollars for the whole University and 67,728 for the CCIM Department! With lots of friendly competition and tons of amazing donors, OBSD was a day to remember. Leading Up Leading up to OBSD was a busy and exciting time […]

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  • 2022 Top 100 Students

    The Ball State University Foundation presents the Top 100 Student Awards. This award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates at Ball State who represent Beneficence both in and out of the classroom. This is the first year of the program, and there were close to 200 applications. All applications were scored by a group of […]

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  • A Conversation with Rachel Lindsay

    My name is Imani Butts and I am a junior Journalism and Media major at CCIM. I had a wonderful opportunity to be the moderator for Excellence in Leadership Spring 2022 Speaker Series, with guest speaker Rachel Lindsey. Rachel Lindsay is an attorney, media host, and podcaster, best known for her groundbreaking turn as the […]

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  • The Daily News Celebrates 100 Years

    This year, The Ball State Daily News will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Since 1922, The Ball State Daily News has brought the latest information to Ball State and Muncie communities. They have carried on through generations helping countless students begin their media careers. The 100th Anniversary Open House will be from 5-6:30 pm, Thursday, March […]

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  • Good News February

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s filled with so many special holidays and events like Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and Lunar New Year. February is also Black History Month, a time to recognize and honor all of the triumphs and […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Jaylyn Graham

    Meet Jaylyn Graham ’22, a graduate student majoring in Information and Communication Science & Emerging Media and Design. In this blog, Jaylyn shares how his passions have created a multitude of opportunities for his future, how they’ve driven his success, and have ultimately led him to be the person he is today.   * * * […]

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  • Fourth Annual Ball State University Communication Research Conference

    9:30-10:45am – Negotiating Relationships, Heteronormativity, and Beyond – Link Panel Chair: Peyton Bonine Panel Respondent: Dr. Carrie Shue Lennon Cummings, Ball State University Elizabeth Hosty, Marian University Erica Brinkley, Ball State University Makenna McLeod, Ball State University Claudia Metzger, Ball State University 9:30-10:45am – Communicating Concerns and Confronting Hegemony – Link Panel Chair: Marcos Acosta Lopez Panel […]

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  • Good News October

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. We’ve missed you.   CCIM Units CCIM women’s table raised over $2,000 at “Just Desserts” (Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser). On October 4th, we announced a series of key changes, including: The Department of Journalism is renamed the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication. Consistent […]

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  • Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media Announces Innovative Changes

    Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is thrilled to announce a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation.  * * * What’s Going on? Among several changes unveiled today were new names for CCIM’s Journalism and Telecommunication departments, a reinvigorated Computer & Information Technology (CIT) program, and […]

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  • Good News September

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. Pull up a chair, you’ll need to sit down for this news. CCIM Units Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is excited to announce a series of exciting changes inspired by the college’s quest for innovation. Alumni As Ball State TCOM […]

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