Category: Interviews


  • 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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  • 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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  • Jane Tuttle

    Spotlight On: Jane Tuttle

    Jane Tuttle graduated from Ball State University in 1977 with a bachelor’s in Social Studies Education and minors in Business Administration and Political Science. In this interview, she shares the highlights from her Ball State experience and how the University launched her passion for education into a successful career. What experiences or critical lessons from […]

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  • Joel Spieth

    Spotlight On: Joel Spieth

    Joel Spieth is the general manager for IBM’s burgeoning cloud for industry, which seeks to establish a billion-dollar cloud industry focusing on finance, government, health, and telecommunications. IBM is the first vertical cloud built for industry-level projects that exceed other commercial systems’ capabilities and appeal to regulated workloads. With only seven percent of the current […]

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  • Kellyn McMullan headshot

    Spotlight On: Kellyn McMullan

    Kellyn McMullan, ’18, is a self-proclaimed “taco enthusiast, fashion lover, and kitty mom” and one of Ball State University’s shining recent graduates. Ramping up for One Ball State Day, McMullan chats about following passions, how Ball State got her to where she is today, and what she would tell future generations of Cardinals. Q: Will […]

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  • Illuminated lightbulb on a black background with the Ball State University Discovery logo floating on top

    Funding Innovation: Discovery Members Focus on Awarding Impactful Grants

    Discovery is a women’s collaborative philanthropic group created to support and fund innovative projects and programs at Ball State University with the intent to impact students and benefit local, national, and international communities. Here are some of the women that help make Discovery’s mission possible. Joann Stohler Davis, ‘69 Retired Regional Sales Manager at Compaq, […]

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