Tag: Esports


  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Ball State Esports and Daleville Community Schools Announce Partnership

    Ball State University and Daleville Community Schools have announced a unique partnership. Now, esport 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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  • Good News December

    Hello everyone and welcome to our monthly Good News outlet. This year sure has flown by, watch some of the incredible moments we’ve shared this year below! Alumni 1992 telecommunications graduate and VFX Supervisor Sherry Hitch, just earned a Clio Award with her crew for “Star Wars: Become a Jedi”! 2019 SportsLink graduate Quinton Zielke […]

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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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    How to Find Your Voice in Esports: A Workshop with Sjokz

    On September 23, a small group of Ball State students nominated by CCIM faculty members took part in the David Letterman Distinguished Workshop titled “How to find your voice in esports?” co-hosted by Tim Huang and Alex Kartman. Our guest speaker was esports legend Eefje Depoortere, professionally known as “Sjokz”. Why “Sjokz”, you ask? It […]

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    Ball State Creates Official Varsity Esports Team

    MUNCIE, Indiana – Ball State University is creating an official varsity esports team, joining more than 300 colleges and universities to compete nationally in a fast-growing digital sport. The University will join 12 members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during Fall semester for the 2020-21 season in the newly created independent Esports Collegiate Conference (ESC). MAC leadership […]

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