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Grace Hollars, Ball State '19, examines her camera while participating in the university's immersive learning experience BSU at the Games in Rio in 2016. Hollars is returning to the Olympics through BSU at the Games this winter to cover the 2018 Games in South Korea. Photo provided

Muncie Resident Grace Hollars To Photograph Olympic Winter Games

By: Jillian Wilschke— Muncie, IN – Ball State University student Grace Hollars, a resident of Muncie, Indiana, will take her photography skills to South Korea next month to cover the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Hollars, who is studying photojournalism at Ball State, will report from the games through the university’s Department…

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Madison Smalstig of Yorktown High School and Kelby Stallings of Muncie Central High School have been selected as the recipients of the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship by The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County.

Madison Smalstig and Kelby Stallings Are Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has selected the recipients of the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, an award that grants full tuition to any accredited public or private non-profit college or university in Indiana. The Lilly Scholarship also covers…



Aerial image of the Ball State University campus. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

Ball State’s Entrepreneurship Program Ranks In Nation’s Top 20

  Muncie, IN—Ball State University offers one of the best undergraduate entrepreneurship programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses, according to an analysis by The Princeton Review. The education services company ranks Ball State at No. 20 on its list of “Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship of 2018,”…


Ball State University To Purchase Northside Middle School

Muncie, IN—Ball State University has agreed to purchase Northside Middle School from Muncie Community Schools (MCS) as part of a strategic investment in the campus and the community. Under a contract executed by Ball State and the emergency managers for MCS, the university will pay $1,270,000 for Northside Middle School….


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Recovering From The Fieldhouse Storm Damage

By: Ana Pichardo— Muncie, IN—We are hopeful that the entire community will be able to recover quickly from the severe storms that damaged the Muncie area last night. Many MCS families have been impacted by those storms. Regarding the concern many have for the damage sustained by the MCS Fieldhouse,…


Ball State's new branding campaign launched on November 6th.

Ball State University Unveils New Brand Strategy

By: Marc Ransford— “We Fly” captures spirit of intellectual curiosity and bold ambitions Muncie, IN– There’s a new message at Ball State University: “We Fly.”  It is part of a new brand strategy launched today at a campus celebration attended by hundreds of students, faculty, and staff. The “We Fly”…