Category: Q&A


  • 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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  • Tom Pingel

    Spotlight On: Thomas Pingel

    Thomas Pingel graduated from Ball State University in 1984 with a bachelor’s in Business Education. In the following interview, he displays his pride in his alma mater and discusses how volleyball changed his life. What experiences or critical lessons from your time at Ball State proved helpful in getting where you are now? There were […]

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  • Michael Arthur

    Spotlight On: Michael Arthur

    Michael Arthur graduated from Ball State University in 2004 with a degree in Meteorology. In the following interview, he discusses how keeping an open mind led him to discover his passions and a rewarding career through his time at Ball State. What experiences or critical lessons from your time at Ball State proved helpful in […]

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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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  • Steven Grant

    Spotlight On: Steven Grant

    Steven Grant graduated from Ball State University in 1978 with a degree in Architecture. Since then, he has led a rich life as an architect, an Imagineer at Disney, and now the program director of Florida University’s Themed Environments Integration program. In the following interview, learn about his life and how it was propelled by […]

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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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  • Haven Fields profile photo

    Spotlight On: Haven Fields

    Haven Fields is the Deputy Athletics Director at Ball State University, a proud husband and father, previous professional athlete, and someone who is passionate about philanthropy and serving others. On the heels of the pandemic and continuing social justice issues, Fields discusses his hope for Ball State’s future and what Black History Month means to […]

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