Category: News


  • 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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  • Student Spotlight: Hannah McIlree

    Meet Hannah Mcllree ’22, a senior majoring in Journalism and Media (News) with a minor in Sports Studies. In this blog, Hannah shares how her passion for journalism led her to achieve her dreams and overcome obstacles.  * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? In high school, I wasn’t […]

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  • Ball State Awarded by BEA for Student Creative Achievements

    The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is pleased to announce the first annual rankings of schools based on the creative achievement of their students. The rankings are founded on the results from the BEA Festival of Media Arts. The BEA Festival is the preeminent international media competition focused on student and faculty creative endeavors. In the last five […]

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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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  • Deans’ Shootout – CCIM Student POV

    Kwesi Rogers joined Dean Turner in the 2022 Deans’ Shootout. *** The sixth edition of the Cardinal Deans’ Shootout took place at halftime of the Ball State-Northern Illinois men’s basketball game on Tuesday, February 15th. Dean Paaige Turner and Department of Media, senior Kwesi Rogers were a force to be reckoned with during the timed free […]

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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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  • January Calendar

    Good News January

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. 2022 has officially arrived and we’ve already gone full swing into the new year! Alumni The award winning, Emmy nominated television host and Ball State alumnus, Brandon Pope, spoke to our Ball State community January 18th, in honor of MLK Day. Ball State graduate Kaitlyn […]

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