Category: Community Engagement


  • Ball State Esports and Daleville Community Schools Announce Partnership

    Ball State University and Daleville Community Schools have announced a unique partnership. Now, esports 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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  • CCIM Launches Alumni Salon, We Fly Drones

    We Fly Drones As members of the College of Communication, Information, and Media community we are more than faculty, staff, students, and alumni. We are creators, innovators, and leaders in our fields. Therefore, we need a space for our community to connect and grow. CCIM Alumni Salon In the first event of its kind, CCIM […]

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  • Six Muncie Organizations Need Our Support: How Can You Help?

    In January, CCIM announced it would lead the university’s first Immersive Learning Collaborative — a two- to three-year partnership with one community partner. This long-term, multi-phased effort builds on the typical one-semester immersive experience to better address a persistent issue in our community. The college selected the 8Twelve Coalition — a team of more than […]

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  • Volunteers pose in front of a house they are renovating

    CCIM Pilots Ball State’s First Immersive Learning Collaborative

    Our college leads many of the university’s reported 4,000 immersive experiences each year. Faculty guide interdisciplinary, student-driven teams that collaborate with businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to address community challenges. Without a doubt, the current immersive model produces transformative results, but it presents some challenges. In the typical one-semester class, faculty and students often struggle […]

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