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Fall 2017 Deadline For 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

Muncie, Ind. – The 2018 recipients of the Delaware County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be named in December 2017. This change continues from the 2016-2017 academic year. Previously scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. This change affects the program for all…

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Annual “Living Proof” Set for April 5th and 6th

By: Dee McKinsey— Who: The Delaware County Prevention Council and members of its PRIDE Team, county first responders, prosecutors, judges, members of the sheriff’s department and municipal police and other professionals. What: Annual “Living Proof Presentation – a simulation of a fatal car crash involving alcohol. When: 6:30 – 8:30…



Holly Stachler (2nd from left) receiving her award in Chicago. Photo by: Pete Just

Yorktown’s Holly Stachler Named Winner of “Next Generation Leaders” Technology Award

By: Mike Rhodes— Yorktown, IN—Holly Stachler, Director of eLearning and Curricular Innovation for Yorktown Community Schools has been named a winner in the Consortium for School Networking’s  (CoSN) Next Generation Leaders program.  The program is in its second year. Winning educators were officially announced and recognized during CoSN’s annual conference in Chicago…


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Delaware County Robotics Team Earns Spot In State Championship Competition

By: The PhyXTGears Media Team— Muncie, IN— Delaware County’s own PhyXTGears robotics team 1720 finished runner-up at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Perry Meridian district robotics tournament  in Indianapolis, earning the team a spot in the FIRST Indiana State Championship competition in Huntington, Indiana, April 7-8 while…


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Ball State to Offer Two New Degrees for Students

By: BSU News— MUNCIE, Ind. — Students soon could have two new degrees to consider with today’s approval by the Ball State University Board of Trustees — a bachelor of architecture and a master of social work. The degrees were created in response to a defined need and student demand,…


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Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center Celebrates 33 Years

By: Krystal M. Geyer— The Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center is celebrating 33 years of rich entrepreneurial history, over 500 alumni, and the future of entrepreneurship in Indiana and beyond on April 21. The program, the first of its kind and one of the oldest collegiate entrepreneurship programs in the country,…