Category: Announcements & Updates


  • Ball State University Alumni Center in the spring sunlight

    Alumni Council Summer Meeting

    Highlights From the 2021 Summer Alumni Council Meeting As we begin a new fiscal year, the Alumni Council has some exciting new updates to share. Our most recent meeting included tours of two new facilities – the Esports Center in the David Letterman Communication and Media Building and the Schuemann Family Indoor Practice Facility – […]

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    2021 Philanthropy Award Winners

    Congratulate our 2021 Philanthropy Award Winners! The Ball State University Foundation takes great pleasure in naming three outstanding graduates who earned the 2021 Philanthropy Award. Since 2016, the Foundation has been honoring students who strive to promote philanthropy education across campus and lead philanthropy initiatives that benefit Ball State University. We are dedicated to thanking […]

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  • Volunteers pose during their work at a Habitat for Humanity home site

    Day of Beneficence 2021

    This impact report highlights the superb happenings of our 2021 Day of Beneficence. On April 24, 2021, Ball State University’s Alumni Association held its Day of Beneficence for 2021. On this day, volunteers from around the country participate in community service projects, donate their time, and give back to their communities in acts of selflessness […]

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  • A woman participates in Air Jam, a Ball State Homecoming Week tradition

    Spring Homecoming 2021 – April 26 through May 1

    After a challenging year, the Homecoming Steering Committee and Alumni Association still find a way to innovate on a 100-year old tradition and bring together Ball State University students, faculty/staff, and alumni! Homecoming is back, and this time it’s springing forward into the new decade! Spring Homecoming is a first for Ball State University, but […]

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    BACS Awards 2021 Scholarships

    During the Fall 2020 semester, the Black Alumni Constituent Society (BACS) held a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for their book scholarship fund. Now that the campaign has concluded, scholarships were awarded for the Spring 2021 semester. Including this year, more than 100 students have received the Book Scholarship through BACS. These students have had […]

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  • An image of the statue of Beneficence against a purple flower background

    Recognizing Outstanding Women

    When referring to the Ball family, we often focus on the five Ball brothers and their legacy. With the new Ball Family Leadership Legacy Fund for Women, the Ball State University Foundation honors women who are visionaries and contributors to our community. The fund recognizes the history of outstanding women who have served Ball State. It awards […]

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    2020 Alumni Award Recipients Named

    With more than 201,000 graduates worldwide, many Ball State University alumni have dedicated their time and talents to create a diverse and lively alumni community. As a tribute to the alumni who have helped build this community, the Alumni Association presents annual Alumni Awards to recognize their dedication to Ball State and beyond. Here is […]

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