Category: Community Engagement


  • 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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  • 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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  • Dan Marino, David Letterman, Dean Paaige Turner, and President Mearns in RLL racing jerseys.

    Ball State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Announce Esports Partnership and New Scholarships

    Ball State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced a partnership that will provide unique and meaningful opportunities for students engaged in Ball State’s esports program. *** Among the key aspects of the partnership is the establishment of the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Scholarship, which will provide a $5,000 scholarship to two members of […]

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  • Ball State Esports and Daleville Community Schools Announce Partnership

    Ball State University and Daleville Community Schools have announced a unique partnership. Now, esport student-athletes from both institutions will work together to form a meaningful educational and extracurricular experience.  *** Esports Partnership As part of this one-year agreement, Ball State will host students from Daleville Jr.-Sr. High School at its new Esports Center, which is located […]

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  • CareDEX Earns $1 Million in Funding

    An exciting project is underway within the Center for Organizational Resilience (CORe); a program fortified through innovative technology to benefit communities across the country. During stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge, Dr. Chris Davison (CORe) was part of a team that was awarded 1 million from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the Department of […]

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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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  • 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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