Category: Emerging Media Design and Development


  • Meet Our Staff: Weiwu Zhang

    Meet the newest member of the CCIM team, Dr. Weiwu Zhang! Dr. Zhang is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Relations. *** Could you share the personal journey that led you to higher education? I enjoy doing research, creating new knowledge, and teaching to pass knowledge on to my students. I taught English […]

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  • The CCIM Awards

    Muncie, IN — August 19th, 2022. The College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University (CCIM) Awards promote merit in communication, information, and media education by honoring individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the college and their respective fields. Award winners serve as inspirational leaders to CCIM as they embody the enduring […]

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  • Indy Pro SPJ 2021 Award Winners

    The Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (Pro SPJ) recently awarded some of our talented media and journalism community. From Breaking News stories to design and illustration, to featured photography and videography, our students, staff, and alumni continue to make Ball State proud. These “Best of Indiana” awards truly showcase our passion […]

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  • From the Barrio to Network Television: John Quiñones

    On April 11th, John Quiñones visited our very own Ball State University. He hosted two workshops, sat down with Westview Elementary students, and visited President Mearn’s house, all leading up to his Distinguished Letterman Lecture that evening. John Quiñones shared some valuable lessons with us during his time here that we’d like to share with you, right […]

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  • 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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  • Alumni Spotlight: Ruthie Grigoletti

    Meet Ruthie Grigoletti, a Ball State alumna and current graduate student who serves as the Account Strategist in the Division of Marketing and Communications at Ball State University. Ruthie facilitates Ball State’s branding, strategic alignment, and messaging while ensuring that its positioning is reflected in the creative execution of all marketing materials. She also partners […]

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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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  • 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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