Education

Excellence in Teaching Award to be given in 2016.

Ball Brothers Foundation to Recognize Local Teachers in 2016

By: Jud Fisher— Ball Brothers Foundation will be honoring local teachers in 2016 through the Foundation’s Excellence in Teaching Award. As in previous years, the top honor includes a $15,000 grant to promote innovation in the winning teacher’s district, school, and classroom. The Excellence in Teaching grants program is open…


Ivy Tech Lobby at 345 S. High Street, Muncie, IN

Ivy Tech East Central Region Board of Trustees To Meet

By: Kelsey Batten— The Regional Board of Trustees of Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Ivy Tech Fisher campus, 345 South High Street, Muncie, Indiana. The public is invited to attend. Reports from the Region’s staff will…


Muncie Campus on Cowan Road.

Ivy Tech to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Event January 14th and 28th

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events on January 14, 21, and January 28 at their Muncie Cowan Road location, in the Express Enrollment Center. Express Enrollment offers prospective students a “one-stop” experience in the enrollment process and does not require…


Students monitor a shot during filming of a BSU commercial. Photo by: Sadie Lebo

BSU Students Create Commercials to Market Ball State

 By: Lisa Renze-Rhodes— Days and nights peppered with call sheets, shot sheets and scripts, generous helpings of caffeine, loads of patience, a dollop of good humor and a touch of sleep. Blend all of it together with four groups of students and their faculty advisors, who spent much of the…


EWA Celebration Shop. Photo provided.

Muncie Community Schools Students and Staff Give Back

By: Anna Pichardo— Each year many of the students and staff of Muncie Community Schools embark on projects to give back to the community that go unnoticed. We would like to highlight a few of these deeds in which our MCS family ensured a happy holiday for our children this…


Muncie Campus on Cowan Road.

Ivy Tech to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Events in Muncie

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events on January 7 and January 9 at their Muncie Cowan Road location, in the Express Enrollment Center. Express Enrollment offers prospective students a “one-stop” experience in the enrollment process and does not require an…


Athletic performance training. Photo provided.

Munciana and 5 Tool Launch Athletic Performance Training Program

By: Heather Taylor— Munciana Volleyball Club and 5 Tool Academy are pleased announce a new athletic performance training program for all sports. This focused training enables athletes to improve their overall physical skills, reduce injuries and increase confidence. Athletic performance training includes strength training, conditioning and cardiovascular training, sport-specific training…


Muncie Community Schools

MCS to Offer English Classes for Parents

By: Ana Pichardo— Muncie Community Schools, in partnership with Ball State University, will offer an English class for parents of students whose first language is not English (English as a Second Language, EL). The class will be led by two Ball State instructors of English as a Second Language, and…



Muncie Community School’s Bond Rating Explained

By: Ana Pichardo— There have been several questions raised regarding the financial stability of the Muncie Community Schools and the creditworthiness of the corporation. One of the best ways to compare the relative fiscal health of an organization is the bond rating. In October, 2015, Dr. Baule shared the bond…





Muncie Central High School. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Muncie Central HS Annual Etiquette Dinner A Success

By: Ana Pichardo— The Muncie Central High School Business Club hosted the 5th Annual Etiquette Dinner and Professional Dos and Don’ts Style Show on Friday, November 6 at 7:00 pm. The event was held at the Ball State University Student Center in Cardinal Hall. The purpose of the event was to prepare…