Tag: Alumni


  • Letter from the Chair

    Dear Students, Alumni, Friends, Staff and Faculty of the Ball State Department of History, On April 29, 2020, my first pandemic letter was posted online, and, as I write this on November 28, 2021, we continue to feel the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Omicron, a new COVID-19 variant carrying a large number of mutations […]

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  • History Good News: Fall 2021

    With the semester nearing its end, it’s time to celebrate the good news that #bsuhistory has to share! __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Faculty On September 25, 2021, Dr. Dorshele Stewart gave the keynote speech at the College of Sciences and Humanities celebration of Dean’s List students. Dr. Emily Suzanne Johnson She reviewed The Eyes of Tammy Faye movie […]

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  • Jessica Salas Generates a Career as a Graphics Designer

          Jessica Salas graduated in 2007 with a BA in Journalism Graphics with minors in Spanish and Travel & Tourism. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ What is your career now? I currently work full-time as a graphic designer for a promotional products company as well as for myself, Alas Creative (https://www.facebook.com/AlasCreativeDesign). Previously, I worked as a Spanish […]

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  • Jennifer Noffze’s History as a Collections Manager

    Jennifer Noffze graduated from Ball State University in 2000, earning a BA through the College of Sciences and Humanities. In 2016, Jennifer completed her MA in museum studies at John Hopkins University. Her experience includes being the Collections Department Assistant (2001-2002), Registrar/Archivist (2002-2015), and Collections Manager (2016-Present), all through the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. _________________________________________________________ […]

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    History Good News: Spring 2021

    As this academic year comes to a close, join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our faculty and alumni in the History Department! To see some student good news, check out our blog post congratulating our scholarship and award recipients.  Faculty Dr. Nicole Etcheson published “‘When Women Do Military Duty’: The Civil War’s Impact on Woman Suffrage,” […]

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  • History Alum Becomes Program Specialist

    Surprised to hear this from a history major? You shouldn’t be.  I oversee a few different business management programs and there’s constant shifting between competing priorities. A lot of my week involves project planning and compliance, budget reviews, policy review and application, and supervision. Michelle Haas graduated in 2001 from Ball State University with a […]

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