Category: Features


  • Being Beneficent

    Approaching campus from the south end, it’s difficult to miss Beneficence as she stands at the center of five pillars, greeting every Cardinal who passes The Quad. With an outstretched arm and hand to hold, she’s the first warm welcome every new student feels. And, at the end of every Cardinal’s journey, Beneficence is the […]

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  • Headshot of Indiana Representative Elizabeth Rowray

    Spotlight On: Elizabeth Rowray

    Representative Elizabeth Rowray graduated from Ball State University in 1996 with a degree and English-Preprofessional, and minors in History, Philosophy, and Humanities. In the following interview, learn why Elizabeth says she owes her success to her alma mater, the need for a good internship, and how Cardinal Pride can span a household. How has Ball […]

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  • 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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  • Two students talk together over a computer keyboard

    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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  • Craig Skinner profile photo

    Spotlight On: Craig Skinner

    Craig Skinner is a man of many titles in collegiate volleyball. His career spans from his time as a varsity team volleyball player for Ball State University to becoming University of Kentucky’s head coach in December 2004. He became the program’s all-time winner with a career record of 401-131. Before his tenure, the Wildcats hadn’t […]

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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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