Tag: alumni


  • Black Graduate Student of The Year Award

    This past Saturday, Ball State’s Black Graduate Student Association hosted its annual inaugural Black Graduate Luncheon. At the luncheon, they honored and awarded several students and faculty members for their achievements! *** What is BGSA? The Black Graduate Student Association offers a community of support to African American students; specifically, those pursuing graduate-level degrees at Ball […]

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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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  • Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Ekwerike

    Meet Rachel Ekwerike ’21, a recent Department of Media graduate. In this blog, Rachel shares how Ball State prepared her for the professional world and the exciting plans she has for the future. * * * Can you describe your journey prior to Ball State University? In late middle school, I got my first experience […]

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  • Good News November

    Hello everyone and welcome to the November edition of our monthly Good News outlet. This month sure has flown by! Alumni Rebecca Slezak ’21 recently started as the staff photojournalist for The Dallas Morning News. Bernie Kohn graduated from the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication, formally Department of Journalism in 1982. He is currently […]

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  • Good News October

    Happy October 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. […]

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  • Dogs and Donuts

    It’s that time of year again, the sun sets earlier, the leaves are changing…and midterms are approaching. What better way to destress and relax than dogs and donuts at our Living-Learning Community, Botsford/Swinford?  * * * A Living Learning Community Experience   Each year we ask our faculty, students, and community to come on campus […]

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  • Garrett Wright Visits Sports Link

    Producer, Director, and Storyteller from the Big Ten Network visits Ball State’s Sports Link to speak in front of Digital Sports Production students. As a member of Ball State’s Sports Link program, I have had the opportunity to learn from coaches of several different sports, broadcasters from multiple stations across the country, and speak with […]

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  • Share Your Ball State TCOM Memories

    As Ball State TCOM prepares to change its name, we want you to share your TCOMemories with us.    * * * How? Record a favorite memory of your time spent in the TCOM department using your phone or camera. Name the file with your name, your concentration, and the year you graduated. Example: Paige […]

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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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  • “A Conversation with Tiara Thomas” – David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop

    Grammy and Oscar award-winning singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, a 2012 Ball State University graduate, returned to campus as part of the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series. In March, Ms. Thomas won her first Grammy award for co-writing the 2020 Song of the Year, “I Can’t Breathe,” in collaboration with singer-songwriter H.E.R. The following […]

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