Category: Student Spotlight


  • Student Spotlight: Ja’Nai Williams

    Meet Ja’Nai Williams ’24, a Communication Studies major with a focus on interpersonal communication and a minor in Spanish. In this blog, Ja’Nai shares how Ball State helped her rediscover her passion for learning, ultimately finding her calling. All while building lifelong connections in and outside of campus! *** Can you describe your journey prior […]

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  • Community-Engaged Journalism Changed My Life

    Meet Sumayyah Muhammad ’22, a student majoring in Journalism with a concentration in Magazine Media from Bloomington, Illinois. She loves writing, media, and getting involved with the stories she tells, working for both Ball Bearings Magazine and The Ball State Daily News. After graduation, she hopes to freelance as a journalist and travel blogger or work […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Ainsley Hall

    Meet Ainsley Hall ’24 an Advertising major with a minor in Linguistics and Global Communication. In this blog, Ainsley shares her love for advertising, her experience rebranding two company campaigns, and more! * * * Can you describe your journey before Ball State University? I graduated from Northwestern High School in Kokomo, IN, then chose to attend […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Trent Mckenzie

    Meet Trent McKenzie ’22, a senior majoring in Communication Studies & Political Science. In this blog, Trent shares his passion for communications, how he knew CCIM was right for him, and the absolute love he has for Ball State University. *** Can you describe your journey before Ball State University? I went to Plymouth High School […]

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  • Student Spotlight: Imani Butts

    Meet Imani Butts ’23, a rising senior majoring in Journalism and Media. In this blog, Imani shares her passion for news journalism, how she’s grown over the years, and the absolute love she has for Ball State University. * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? I really was stuck […]

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