Category: Telecommunications


  • April calendar

    Good News April

    Hello everyone and welcome to our “Good News” outlet — the monthly rendez-vous where we all get to channel our inner Charlie Cardinal and chirp for our CCIM community’s accomplishments.   Alumni TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won Best Original Song at the 2021 Academy Awards for “Fight for You.” Last month, […]

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    Meet Our Faculty: Chris Flook

    Meet Chris Flook, an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Telecommunications whose outstanding video and motion graphics work routinely wins awards year after year. A true history buff, he teaches students how to use modern storytelling techniques to depict historical events and also lends his talents to numerous local organizations outside of  the university. In […]

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    Ball State Receives 21 Awards, Named “Television School of the Year” at 2021 IASB College Competition

    Students and recent graduates from the Departments of Telecommunication and Journalism won 21 awards spanning 17 categories at the 2021 IASB (Indiana Association of School Broadcasters) College Broadcasting Competition Awards. Ball State also kept the title of “Television School of the Year” won in 2020, 2019 and 2018. The lineup of CCIM winners, faculty mentors, […]

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    Ball State University Opens State-Of-The-Art Esports Center

    On April 5, Ball State University hosted a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for its state-of-the-art Esports Center. “At Ball State, our beautiful campus is our canvas,” said Dan Marino, director of Ball State’s Esports program.”This Esports Center is our University’s latest addition, which improves the sense of place for our students.” Ball State’s College of […]

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  • March calendar

    Good News March

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. March is Women’s History Month, a time to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Alumni & Students TCOM Alumna and songwriter Tiara Thomas & singer-songwriter H.E.R. won song of the year at the 2021 Grammy Awards for “I Can’t Breathe,” which […]

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  • From TCOM Studies to Communications Director

    Todd Terrell is a ’83 Ball State alumnus with a background in Telecommunications which led him to a later career at an energy company. Years in the field of broadcasting influenced his current career at Southern Company as their Communications Director. We sat down with Todd to reflect upon his experience at Ball State and […]

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  • February calendar

    Good News February

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. The month of February month may be short, but our list of good news to celebrate is always long. Let’s go! Alumni Communication Studies grad and Director of Social Media at Jacob Maldonado launched the #BFAQ Twitter chat in partnership with Survey Monkey’s internal Black […]

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  • Good News January

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. Take a seat. Our program is about to start! Alumni TCOM grad Scott Adkins was recognized in Nashville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.” Scott is president, founder, and CEO of Adkins Publicity, LLC. Read more.  Journalism graduate and Navy sailor Chelsea Mandello creates nonprofit to […]

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