Education



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Teachers Awarded $3,166 for Creative and Innovative Classroom Projects

By: Kallie Sulanke— Muncie, IN—Seventeen local teachers will receive $3,166 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.  Across the county, thousands of students benefit from Bell Education Grants each year. Awards of up to $450 are available through the Bell Grants program. Funded projects…





Renae Conley (L) Vice Chair, Board of Trustees and Richard Hall (R), Chair, Board of Trustees present the University Medallion to Geoffrey S. Mearns,(C) Ball State's 17th President. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Geoffrey S. Mearns Installed as 17th President of Ball State University and Announces Scholarships for Muncie Central Students

By: BSUNews— Muncie, IN – Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns told the audience at his installation today that he is taking personal responsibility for helping transform the Muncie community by creating and funding college scholarships for local high school students. President Mearns and his wife, Jennifer, are committing…


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89th Annual Center High School Alumni Reunion Banquet To Be Held Sept 9th

By: Richard Morris— As President of the Liberty-Perry Alumni Association (LPAA), I am very proud to write about an upcoming historic event that is most impressive, especially in our local community.  I am referring to the 89th Annual Center High School Alumni Reunion Banquet being held on Saturday, September 9,…


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Cultural Sensitivity Activities in the Muncie Community Schools

By: Ana Pichardo— With the tragic events in Charlottesville, VA and the continued unrest in our nation, we need to step back and take a look at what we are doing in our schools and classrooms to model inclusiveness and acceptance of others. MCS has been striving to be a…



Students are pictured waiting to move into Indiana Academy on August 11th. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Indiana Academy Ranks 17th in the Nation

By: BSUNews— Muncie, IN—The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities, a residential high school at Ball State University, has been ranked No. 17 in the nation in the latest report released by Niche.com, a website that profiles and ranks American high schools and colleges. The report shows where each of…



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Last Signs of the Coal Era Being Dismantled at Ball State

By: BSUNEWS— Muncie, IN—Smokestacks — the last vestiges of the coal era at Ball State University —are coming down. Workers from the Gerald Chimney Company, a St. Louis, Missouri firm, are slowly dismantling the two smokestacks, which were rendered obsolete with the university’s installation of the nation’s largest closed-loop geothermal energy…



Muncie Resident Trevor Dillard. Photo provided.

Muncie Resident Trevor Dillard Accepted to Erskine Green Training Institute

By: Jeanne Smith— Indianapolis, IN—Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI), a program of The Arc of Indiana Foundation, is pleased to announce that Trevor Dillard of Muncie was recently accepted into its Heart of the House (hotel housekeeping) program to begin July 31 at the EGTI location in Muncie, IN. The Arc…