Category: Alumni Association


  • A group of volunteers work together to sort potatoes at Second Harvest Food Bank

    Join us for Day of Beneficence 2022

    Beneficence is the quality of doing good through service and philanthropy. On June 11, Ball State alumni across the globe will be doing good during the third annual Day of Beneficence. On this day, join fellow Cardinals to positively impact your community. Be a part of showing the world Ball State Cardinals’ unique call to […]

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    Enrich Your Life

    Ball State University offers a variety of programs and experiences to continue your education after tossing your graduation cap. Ranked among the top universities in the nation, Ball State prides itself on offering lifetime learning opportunities for professional advancement and personal enrichment. See below for the ways to continue your learning with Ball State. Executive […]

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  • Spotlight On: William “Bill” Baker

    William “Bill” Baker recently won the Alumni Achievement Award, which recognizes the expanding achievements or leadership of alumni, whether professional or civic. This mid-career award honors alumni whose ongoing achievements have brought distinction to themselves as well as recognition to Ball State University. Bill, ’95, graduated from Ball State with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture […]

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  • Statue of Beneficence against a bright blue, sunny sky

    Day of Beneficence

    The 2022 Day of Beneficence will be held on Saturday, June 11. The goal is to have at least 2,000 alumni and current and future Cardinals participate in some service opportunity on that day. Cardinals are caring and share generously of their Time, Talents, and Treasures. Through volunteering two to four hours at an organization […]

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  • Ball State License Plate

    License Plates = Millions Awarded in Scholarships

    Since 1983, the Ball State University Alumni Association has awarded 1,581 students with nearly $3 million in scholarship funding as part of the Legacy Scholarship. For the academic year 2021-2022, 90 $2,500 scholarships were awarded. Applications for the Legacy Scholarship are currently being accepted until February 4. The Alumni Council Scholarship Committee meets in March […]

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  • A group of students and mentors stand talking together inside the Whitinger Business Building

    Cardinals Connect and SOAR

    SOAR and Cardinals Connect join forces to provide an exceptional experience for Miller College of Business students The Miller College of Business’ SOAR (Success, Opportunity, Acumen, and Readiness) program provides each enrolled undergraduate student with an invaluable launching point in their careers. SOAR consists of a one-semester course during each undergraduates’ first three years of […]

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    Prospective Student Referral

    Do you know a prospective student looking to find their fit at a university? Alumni are the university’s best ambassadors and student recruitment is a way in which all alumni can play a role. Refer that student to become a Cardinal and engage with us to learn more about our incredible University! Our Cardinal Referral […]

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  • The 2021 Homecoming Steering Committee stands in front of the Beneficence statue

    Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

    Ball State University is one of only a handful of institutions nationwide that has students plan all of its Homecoming activities. The relationship and trust in the leadership of the student-composed Homecoming Steering Committee transform Ball State into a place where alumni can indeed return home each year. With the experience gained while serving on […]

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