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Photo by: Rick Compton, Public Safety Director at MACC.

Muncie Area Career Center Hosts Annual Spring Fire Training

By: Shawn Rogers for the Muncie Journal— The wind was whipping and the air was crisp. On a beautiful, sunny day in April, the below normal temperatures didn’t keep Koorsen Fire & Security from hosting their Annual Spring Fire Training for the emergency education students at the Muncie Area Career Center….




Nicholas Bantz and Anna Groover

Delta HS Seniors Named Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has selected the recipients of the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships, an award that grants full tuition to any accredited public or private college or university in Indiana. The Lilly Scholarship also covers fees and provides an annual stipend for required…


Planning committee for 3v3 basketball tournament

BSU Graduate Students to Host 3v3 Basketball Tournament

By: Tori Widrick— The Ball State Sport Administration Graduate Program is striving to foster a relationship with the Ross Community Center in Muncie that will ultimately benefit Ball State students and the Muncie community through an entertaining 3v3 Basketball Tournament. MUNCIE, IN – April 24, 2016 – The Sport Facilities and…



Conference participants of Muncie’s Neighborhood IDEA Conference at Ball State University. Photo Provided

Muncie Neighborhood Leaders Learn Best Practices at Ball State

By: Erin Moore— On a brisk Saturday morning in March, dozens and dozens of Muncie residents woke up early, streamed into Ball State’s Pittenger Student Center, and gave their entire day to attend keynote presentations and breakout sessions at the city’s first “Intentional Development and Education for Association Members” (IDEA)…


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

BSU Presidential Search Process Begins, Open Forums Planned

Editor’s Note: Another public forum has been added. It will be held Monday, May 23, at 7pm in Assembly Hall in the Ball State University Alumni Center, 2800 W. Bethel Ave in Muncie.  MUNCIE, Ind. — The Ball State Board of Trustees today announced initial steps in the search for…





Inspire Awards from 2015 are pictured. Photo courtesy of Vicki Rubio and collegementors.org

Ontario Systems Congratulates Local Finalists of ‘2016 College Mentors for Kids Inspire Awards’

Software Engineering Director Dave Pilkington and client Alan Holdren of Atlas Collections will honor higher education, career focus, culture, diversity and community service February 25th. MUNCIE, Ind.  – Ontario Systems, a leading technology and services provider to the healthcare and accounts receivable management industries, congratulated Software Engineering Director Dave Pilkington,…


Tom Jarvis, Principal at Muncie Central High School

Tom Jarvis Reflects on His 33 Years in Education

By: Tom Jarvis— For the past 33 years, I have lived my dream as an educator.  During that time I have been a teacher, coach, principal, assistant principal, athletic director, husband, father and grandfather.  I have seen a lot of change in education from open concept, to teaming, zero period…


Delta High School's Tanner Lambert. Photo by: Tammy Hunt

Delta High School’s Tanner Lambert Sets a New State Record

By: Christopher Conley, Principal of Delta High School— Tanner Lambert set a new Indiana State Basketball Record for the best three-point field goal percentage in a game. During the Boys Basketball game vs. New Palestine on January 8th, Tanner went nine for nine for a 100% shot percentage. The previous…


Muncie Campus on Cowan Road.

Indiana Students to Get Free FAFSA Filing Help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Ivy Tech Community College’s Muncie Cowan Road and Anderson 60th Street Campus locations as well as the John Jay Center for Learning in Portland. These locations are among the 41 sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door…