Education

Ivy Tech Campus on Cowan Road, Muncie

Ivy Tech Community College to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Events in Muncie

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events every Thursday in September 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 appointment. Muncie…



Muncie Central High School's Unarmed Drill Team. Photo provided.

MCHS’s MCJROTC Detachment Named as “One of the Nation’s Best”

By: Anna Pichardo— Muncie Central High School has been recognized by the US Department of the Navy as a Naval Honor School due to the high level of performance of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program under the direction of Marine Instructor, Robert Harber and civilian instructor, Tim Cummings. This…


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Cornerstone’s Fall 2015 Arts Program Classes Announced

By: Jessie Irwin— Explore your creative side this fall with Cornerstone’s diverse class offerings for the Fall 2015 session. Classes begin Monday, September 14 and run through Thursday, December 10 with a break the week of October 12th. Classes are offered for youth, family and adults in the areas of visual…



Botsford/Swinford Halls. Photo: Ball State University

Ball State’s Renovated Botsford/Swinford Halls Reopen

By: Gail Werner — Step inside Ball State University’s newly renovated Botsford/Swinford Residence Halls, and you’ll immediately notice sunlit lounges, contemporary furnishings and modern aesthetics. But a closer look reveals how the $35.7-million structure has been reimagined with eco-conscious millennials in mind. “Today’s students care about the social and environmental impact they’ll…



Katy Wallace and Noah Kinghorn

Community Foundation Announces Scholarships

By: Eunice Whitlock—  J Scholarship Awarded The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Noah Kinghorn is the recipient of the 2015 J Scholarship. Kinghorn is a 2014 graduate of Yorktown High School and is currently a sophomore majoring in accounting at Ball State University. He is…



Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Mayor Dennis Tyler Update on What’s Happening in Muncie

Mayor Dennis Tyler stops by WLBC once a month to talk about the City of Muncie with Steve Lindell. This morning, Mayor Tyler discussed: Hearts and Hands United, Hometown Hero’s, Tuhey Pool schedule, Chicago Cubs win, new BSU Football posters at McDonalds, Paint the Town Red at Canan Commons, BSU…



Muncie Community Schools

Back to School Heroes and Helpers to be Held August 8th

By: Ana Maria Pichardo— The annual Back to School Heroes and Helpers, formerly known as Back to School Shop with a Cop, event will be held Saturday August 8th, 2015. Children are selected by the Salvation Army and their organization assists in shopping with children on that day. Muncie Crime…




Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler participated in a question and answer session with the students as part of a picnic lunch July 14 at Heekin Park.

Iraqi students visit Ball State

By: Gail Werner— Snkar Mam’s dreams of coming to America led him to Ball State, where he’s now one of 24 Iraqis participating in a monthlong educational exchange hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID). “To me, America … it’s the entire world,” said Mam, 23, who is studying petroleum…